Dr. Alex Isom

Meet Dr. Alex Isom, Salt Lake City's exceptional oral surgeon, providing stunning full mouth dental implant transformations.


Dr. Alex Isom

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Dr. Alex Isom is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with more than 12 years of experience in the dental field.

He graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2006 after which he completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Isom married his wife, Heather, in 2003 and they now live in Salt Lake City with their children.

After years placing dental implants, Dr. Isom was thrilled to join the Nuvia team in 2022 and provide permanent teeth in 24 hours.

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Dr. Brock McKinley is a distinguished oral and maxillofacial surgeon from Michigan, currently serving patients in the Bloomfield office, just outside the Detroit area. Dr. McKinley began his professional journey with clear intentions to become an oral surgeon. He completed dental school and a residency in Detroit where he currently still lives and practices as one of Nuvia’s oral surgeons. Dr. McKinley's dedication to oral health is matched by his commitment to providing exceptional care, holding licenses as an oral surgeon in several states to serve patients at other Nuvia Dental Implants Centers.

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Dr. McKinley is originally from Denver, Colorado but moved to and stayed in Detroit when he met his wife in 2010. Together they have 2 children who are currently involved in skiing and playing hockey. Dr McKinley’s family are avid Disney fans - visiting the parks a couple dozen times in the last 10 years. 

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Dr. McKinley looks forward to continuing to make a meaningful difference in the lives of his patients at Nuvia, guided by his expertise, experience, and the joy he finds in his work.

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Dr. Wendy Fu

Dr. Wendy Fu is a prosthodontist based in Dallas, TX. She attended dental school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). During her third year, she developed interest and appreciation for prosthodontics. She saw the discipline as a beautiful combination of biology and art, which required a strong understanding of fundamentals. She continued her education with a three-year residency in prosthodontics at UCSF, where she served as the chief resident during her third year.

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Dr. Chin Kim

Dr. Chin Kim is a multilingual dentist, speaking Korean, Spanish, and English fluently, currently practicing at the Nuvia Dental Center in Alexandria. Born in Korea, Dr. Kim moved to Mexico when she was just five years old. There, she grew up, developed her passion for the medical field, and pursued dental school. This international upbringing has equipped her with a diverse cultural understanding, making her an empathetic and understanding professional.

As a high school student, Dr. Kim served as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), further cementing her desire to help others. However, it was the smiles and facial expressions that drew her towards dentistry. She recognized how the first thing we notice about people is their face, and she wanted to be a part of enhancing and preserving that. Dr. Kim's love for dentistry only grew during her dental school years, as she realized that the profession was a perfect blend of science, art, and health care provision.

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Dr. Ty James

Dr. James was born in Saint Lucia and grew up in South Carolina where he was an athletic and social kid. He has always been interested in art and the medical field. It wasn’t until his senior year of college studying Biology at the University of Georgia that he realized he could pair his love of art and medicine with dentistry. A career in dentistry, and especially as a dental implant doctor would be just the way to mix these two passions. After the University of Georgia, Dr. James attended medical college in Augusta, Georgia. 

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