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Dr. J. Reed Combs

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Dr. J. Reed Combs

Dr. J. Reed Combs, grew up in a dual military family that required him to move around quite a bit in his early childhood.  In his later years his family settled in Colorado where he considers home.  Dr. Combs completed his undergraduate education at the University of Colorado and then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery from UCLA School of Dentistry.  He earned his Medical Degree and completed a six-year Oral and Maxillofacial residency at the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine in Dallas, Texas.  His professional affiliations are AAOMS, ADA, MAOMS, VSOMS and Associate Fellow American College of Surgeons.  He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Above all else Dr. Combs is dedicated to providing exceptional patient care.  In his free time, Dr. Combs enjoys the outdoors to include skiing and running.  He loves spending time with his wife and three children.

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Dr. Matthew Krieger

Originally from Yakima, Washington, Dr. Matthew Krieger was inspired to pursue oral surgery while attending dental school. He has always been driven by the urge to help others and found that the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery provided a way to comfortably and efficiently resolve patients’ dental and facial pain, as well as improve facial esthetics through procedures such as dental implant placement.

Dr. Krieger earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Whitworth College in 2006. He completed dental school at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in 2011 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. Following dental school, Dr. Krieger completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Christiana Care Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware.

While Dr. Krieger has been practicing Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery since 2015, he has been focused exclusively on the “All on 4” implant procedure since 2019. Dr. Krieger found a true passion for this surgery when he witnessed the life changing effect and profound impact the procedure can have on the health and emotional well being of patients. Dr. Krieger looks forward to delivering this exceptional oral surgery and dental implant care to patients in the Austin community.

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Dr. Dallin Parkinson

As an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Dallin Parkinson strives to blend excellence and compassion in all he does. This has been a pattern throughout his life. He was valedictorian of his high school (Bella Vista High School), college (Brigham Young University), and dental school (Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine Arizona). He also served as a volunteer missionary in Costa Rica for two years prior to entering dental school. He then went on to have a phenomenal 4-year experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, averaging 100 hours per week operating on and consulting with patients in the emergency department, operating room, and multiple clinics. 

As a culminating capstone to his professional training, he completed the rigorous board certification process, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is an expert in dentoalveolar and implant surgery, ambulatory anesthesia, facial trauma, maxillofacial infections, corrective jaw surgery, oral and maxillofacial pathology and reconstruction, and temporomandibular joint pathology. Throughout his career, Dr. Parkinson has been drawn to the deep satisfaction of rebuilding functional, beautiful smiles. This ultimately led him to Nuvia Dental Implant Center in Las Vegas, where he creates the surgical foundation for exceptional, personalized smiles daily. 

Personal Life

While on this professional journey of discovery, development, and service, Dr. Parkinson met and married his lovely wife, Charly. They now have three beautiful daughters (and counting). They have recently upgraded to a family minivan and love exploring the outdoors together. Dr. Parkinson also volunteers regularly in his church and community. He recognizes the contribution of parents, teachers, mentors, and friends in his successes, and finds joy in building those around him. If you see Dr. Parkinson in the clinic, don’t forget to say hi—he will be glad to get to know you personally!

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Dr. Elana Laks

Dr. Elana Laks, a South Florida native, is a distinguished restorative dentist in Miami with a deep passion for both science and art, which she skillfully blends in her practice. She earned her dental degree from Temple University in Philadelphia and went on to complete a rigorous four-year program in Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Indiana University, Indianapolis, where she was recognized with several awards by the John F. Johnston Society.

As a member of the American College of Prosthodontics and an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Dr. Laks is committed to staying at the forefront of dental advancements with a particular interest in Maxillofacial rehabilitation. She has made significant contributions to the field, including published research on reducing dental pain.

Her Professional Philosophy

Dr. Laks’ approach to dentistry is deeply influenced by her love for art and commitment to helping patients come to love their smiles. Her artistic background enriches her work in maxillofacial prosthodontics, a specialty she adores for its creative and outside-the-box thinking. Her commitment to creating beautiful smiles is matched by her dedication to making patients feel comfortable and at ease. 

As a restorative dentist in Miami, Dr. Laks feels she has found something unique in Nuvia’s judgment-free environment and ability to provide patients with permanent teeth 24 hours after surgery. 

Personal Life

Outside the clinic, Dr. Laks is an avid scuba diver, musician skilled in guitar, boxing enthusiast, traveler, and painter. Her diverse interests not only reflect her dynamic personality but also contribute to her unique approach to providing personalized and compassionate dental care.

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Dr. Kerin Jamison

Dr. Kerin M. Jamison grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and completed her undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology, at Centre College in Kentucky. Long before completing her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at University of Louisville School of Dentistry, she developed a fascination for prosthodontics and the precision needed to restore the oral and maxillofacial structures to a healthy state.

While serving in the United States Army, she completed a residency in prosthodontics and obtained a Masters of Science in oral biology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. She went on to complete a fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and Oral Oncology at Houston’s prestigious University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She was a prosthodontic faculty member to the US Army’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Fort Benning, Georgia and  served as an assistant professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.        

She is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the American Dental Association. While serving in the United States Army, Dr. Jamison received the Army Achievement Medal (2014) and two Army Commendation Medals (2017 and 2020). She currently continues to serve in the United States Army Reserve and holds the rank of Major.          

Dr. Jamison's personal interests are as varied as her professional achievements. Not only is she passionate about providing full mouth dental implants to patients struggling with missing or broken teeth, she is a world champion equestrian and also enjoys playing tennis in her free time. She is a member of The Junior League of Houston and volunteers at The Westview School; a private, non-profit school for children with autism spectrum disorder, and SIRE; a non profit that seeks to improve the quality of life for people with special needs through therapeutic horsemanship activities.

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Dr. Mo Saleh

Dr. Mo Saleh brings a unique blend of artistic flair and medical interest to his role as oral surgeon at Nuvia Dental Implant Center. He sees dentistry as the perfect mix of his passions: the precise science of medicine combined with the creativity of art. His journey in this field began with his dental education at Southern Illinois University, leading him down the path to focusing his practice on dental implants.

Personal Life

Dr. Saleh is a dedicated father to five children. He loves spending quality time with them, whether it’s teaching them new things or enjoying a game of basketball. For him, nothing beats the joy of being a parent, and he treasures the moments they spend on RV trips exploring new places together.

Professional Philosophy as an Oral Surgeon in Bellevue

Professionally, Dr. Saleh is passionate about the transformative power of dental implants. He understands the profound impact they can have on a person's life, from improving the ability to eat and speak to boosting confidence through a better smile. As an oral surgeon, he believes in the importance of listening to his patients and providing personalized care. 

Central to Dr. Saleh's role at Nuvia Dental Implant Center in Bellevue, WA, is his dedication to offering life-changing dental solutions, including the possibility of full mouth restoration with permanent teeth in 24 hours. For Dr. Saleh, making a real difference in his patients' lives is what being an oral surgeon in Bellevue is all about.

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Dr. Jordan Heimer

In the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah, patients seeking dental implants and oral surgeons find a trusted partner in Dr. Jordan Heimer and Nuvia Dental Implant Center.

With a profound commitment to patient care and a mastery of oral surgery, Dr. Heimer has established himself as a leading Dental Implant Provider in the region. 

This article delves into the unique qualifications, approach, and services offered by Dr. Heimer, and Nuvia Dental Implant Center. 

Providing insights into why they are an excellent choice for those considering dental implants and oral surgical needs.

Expertise and Education

Dr. Jordan Heimer's journey in the field of oral health began in Rockford, Illinois, where his early interest in medical sciences took root. 

His academic and professional path reflects a deep-seated dedication to achieving and providing excellent oral healthcare. 

Dr. Heimer's foundational education at the University of Georgia, coupled with his dental training in Augusta, laid the groundwork for a career characterized by excellence and innovation.

Choosing a love for full mouth rehabilitation, Dr. Heimer completed a residency in Salt Lake City at the VA Hospital, where he honed his skills in complex surgical and rehabilitation procedures.

This experience not only sharpened his clinical expertise but also deepened his understanding of patient care in challenging cases.

A Focus on Dental Implants and Advanced Oral Surgery

Dr. Heimer's practice is centered on the belief that everyone deserves a healthy, beautiful smile.

Focusing primarily on dental implants, Dr. Heimer offers a permanent solution for patients looking to restore their smiles. 

His approach to dental implants goes beyond mere aesthetics; it's about restoring functionality and confidence to his patients.

Understanding that the decision to undergo rehabilitation with the use of dental implants, is significant, Dr. Heimer prioritizes patient education and collaborative decision-making. 

He ensures that every patient is fully informed about their options, the procedure itself, and the care required to maintain their dental implants over the long term.

Advanced Technology and Techniques at Nuvia Dental Implant Center

In the dynamic realm of oral surgery, the adoption of the latest technologies and surgical methodologies is crucial. 

Dr. Jordan Heimer, a distinguished provider at Nuvia Dental Implant Center, leverages state-of-the-art technology to revolutionize dental implant procedures. 

Nuvia's commitment to innovation means that patients benefit from the advanced care. 

Making permanent teeth in just 24 hours a reality.  

Dr. Heimer's expertise, combined with Nuvia's advanced surgical techniques and technology, ensures that every patient receives personalized, efficient, and effective treatment. 

The goal at Nuvia Dental Implant Center is clear:

to offer patients a swift transition to permanent, beautiful teeth, in 24 hours.

A Personalized Approach to Patient Care

What sets Dr. Heimer apart is his personalized approach to patient care. 

Recognizing that each patient's needs and circumstances are unique, he takes the time to understand their concerns, health history, and goals. 

This patient-centric philosophy ensures tailored treatment plans that align with the individual's needs and expectations.

A Pillar of Excellence in Oral Surgery and Community Leadership

Dr. Jordan Heimer's unparalleled dedication extends beyond the meticulous care he provides at Nuvia Dental Implant Center. 

His commitment is twofold: enriching the lives of his patients in Salt Lake City and beyond, and advancing the field of implant rehabilitation through continuous education and mentorship.

Transforming Lives, One Smile at a Time

In Salt Lake City, Dr. Heimer is renowned for his expertise in both the surgical and restorative aspects of implant dentistry.

His approach combines cutting-edge technology with a deep, genuine concern for patient well-being,

making him a beacon of hope for those seeking to improve their oral health and quality of life. 

Dr. Heimer's practice is not just about creating beautiful smiles; 

it's about restoring confidence and functionality to his patients, offering them a fresh start.

Patients considering dental implants are in capable hands with Dr. Heimer. 

His dedication to using the latest advancements ensures that every procedure is as effective, comfortable, and swift as possible.

 It's this commitment to excellence that positions him as a leading figure in oral health care, providing a level of service that goes beyond patient expectations.

Advancing the Oral Surgery Community

Dr. Heimer's passion for Implant dentistry is matched by his dedication to professional development, both for himself and the oral surgery community. 

His active involvement in continuing education keeps him at the forefront of dental medicine, ensuring that his patients receive the a high standard of care.

But Dr. Heimer's influence extends far beyond his practice

He is committed to cultivating a new generation of oral surgeons through rigorous training and mentorship. 

By hosting workshops, seminars, and hands-on training sessions, 

Dr. Heimer shares his extensive knowledge and the innovative techniques used at Nuvia Dental Implant Center. 

His teaching is rooted in real-world applications, prioritizing advanced technology and evidence-based practices to elevate patient care.

More than just imparting technical skills, Dr. Heimer instills values of empathy, patient-centered care, and ethical practice in his trainees. 

He believes that skilled clinicians must also be compassionate caregivers, a philosophy that ensures the continuation of quality care in the dental profession.

A Legacy of Care and Excellence

Dr. Heimer's dual commitment to his patients and the broader implant surgery community is reshaping the landscape of dental health. 

By fostering a culture of knowledge-sharing and continuous improvement, he is not merely enhancing the capabilities of individual practitioners; he is elevating the entire field of implant surgery. 

His efforts guarantee that patients everywhere will benefit from effective, efficient, and compassionate care.

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