Meet the Residents

Nelson Allen, DDS X
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  • Hometown: Detroit, MI
  • Education Dental: University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Undergraduate: Morehouse College B.S. Science
  • Hobbies: Spending time with my family, Traveling, Movies, Sports, Crossfit
Catharine Brannan, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Albany, GA
  • Education Dental: Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Undergraduate: University of Georgia B.S. Biological Science Minor Food and Nutrition
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Spending time with my dog Patty, Cheering on the Dawgs!!!
Brooke Howard, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
  • Education Dental: Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Undergraduate: University of Florida B.S. Health Science
  • Hobbies: Reading, Going to concerts, Trying new Restaurants, Traveling
Serena Jacob, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Washington Township, NJ
  • Education Dental: Goldman School of Dental Medicine Boston, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Adelphi University M.S. Biology Drew University B.A. Chemistry Minor in Biology & Business Management
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Spending time with family & friends, Baking, Outdoor Activities
Helia Jafari, DDS X
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  • Hometown: Las Angeles, CA
  • Education Dental: Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Undergraduate: Rutgers University B.A. Biology
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Outdoor Activities and Spending time with family and friends
Ashley Kisling, DDS X
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  • Hometown: Fresno, CA
  • Education Dental: UCLA School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Undergraduate: University of California Irvine B.S. Science
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Dinner Parties, Hiking, Workig Out
Nancy Lin, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Springfield, IL
  • Education Dental: Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville B.S. Biological Sciences, Minor in Chemistry
  • Hobbies: Travel, Crafting, Cooking, Exploring local food scenes, Hiking, Camping, Tennis and sand volleyball
Ashkan Mahdavi, DMD M.B.A X
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  • Hometown: Woodland Hills, CA
  • Education Dental: University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine, DMD, M.B.A
  • Undergraduate: University of California B.S. Biology University of Nevada M.B.S.
  • Hobbies: Watching the L.A. Clippers and other shows and hanging out with friends and familiy
Theodore Markos, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Boston, MA
  • Education Dental: Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Boston College B.A. Psychology
  • Hobbies: Traveling, fitness, good movies and books
Brice McMurphy, DMD X
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  • Hometown: ——
  • Education Dental: University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentristy, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Louisiana State University B.S. Biological Sciences
  • Hobbies: Supporting LSU, enjoying the outdoors, spending time at the gym, enjoying tv series and movies, attempting to golf and traveling
Deise Oliveira, DDS, MS, MS X
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  • Hometown: Bettendorf, IA
  • Education Dental: University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, DDS, MS, MS
  • Undergraduate: University of Iowa M.S. Public Health, Operative Dentistry M.S
  • Hobbies: ———-
Matt Pickron, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Atlanta, GA
  • Education Dental: Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Nova Southeastern University M.S. Biomedical Science College of Charleston B.S. Psychology Minor in Biology
  • Hobbies: Fishing, Collecting hats, long walks in the park
Jonathan Sakhaee, DDS X
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  • Hometown: Long Island, NY
  • Education Dental: University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, DDS
  • Undergraduate: Cornell University B.S. Biology, Health and Society
  • Hobbies: Working out, Traveling, watching movies and sports, spending time with my family, friends, and dog.
Brian Sanders, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Pocatelo, ID
  • Education Dental: UNLV School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Utah State University B.S. Accounting
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Spending time with family and Traveling
Faraz Soltanian, DDS X
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  • Hometown: Knoxville, TN
  • Education Dental: West Virginia University School of Dentistry, DDS
  • Undergraduate: University of Tennessee B.S. Biochemistry Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Snowboarding, Concerts and playing basketball
Alexander Verga, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Naples, FL
  • Education Dental: Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale FL, DMD
  • Undergraduate: University of Central Florida B.S. Biology
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Fishing and other outdoor activities as well as playing musical instruments
Peter Wagner, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Adna, WA
  • Education Dental: Oregon Health and Sciences University School of Dentistry, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Grand Canyon University B.S. Biology with Pre-med Emphasis
  • Hobbies: Spending time with my family, Hunting, Fishing and working out
Keith Williams, DDS X
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  • Hometown: Detroit, MI
  • Education Dental: Meharry Medical College, DDS
  • Undergraduate: Hampton University B.S. Biology
  • Hobbies: Having fun with family & friends as well as exercising (Crossfit). Also love most outdoor activities from going to the beach to snowboarding.

Meet the Fellows

Paul Martin, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Gainesville, FL
  • Education Dental: University of Florida College of Dentistry, DMD
  • Undergraduate: University of Central Florida B.S. Molecular and Microbiological Sciences
  • Hobbies: Sports, Outdoors, Fishing
William Martin, DMD X
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  • Hometown: Gainesville, FL
  • Education Dental: University of Florida College of Dentistry, DMD
  • Undergraduate: Hampton University B.S. Biology
  • Hobbies: Outdoors, Sailing, Hunting