Dr. Mohammed Imam, DDS
Dr. Imam received his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Nigeria in 1986, and practiced in Nigeria before moving to the United Kingdom, where he did his Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Training. Dr.
Imam attended New York University College of Dentistry and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1999. Since that time, he has continued to expand his knowledge and skills through continuing education courses. He also served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU College of Dentistry for fifteen years (1999-2014).
Dr. Imam has over 30 plus years practicing dentistry and is dedicated to providing the highest standard of dental care utilizing state-of-the-art technology with an emphasis on Biological Dentistry. A member of the Academy of General Dentistry, he received two years of training in implant dentistry as well as two years of training in TMD and orofacial pain at NYU. It is in these three areas that Dr. Imam has a
special interest. He is an accredited member of the IAOMT and is SMART certified.
In his free time, he likes to travel, watch movies and play tennis.
Dr. Shafiulla Khan
Dr. Khan has been practicing dentistry for more than 35 years. After receiving his Bachelor of Dental Surgery, BDS from GDC Bengaluru, India, he proceeded to Austria for Oral Surgery Residency in Austria for more than 15 years.
Dr. Khan moved to the USA and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University in 2001, with special interest in Tempro-mandibular Disorders.
As an accredited member of International Association of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) and SMART certified, Dr. Khan maintains many hours of continuing education each year. His areas of special interest include TMJ therapy, smile make overs, Orthodontics and myo-functional therapy.
Dr. Khan is a member of the American Dental Association, Maine Dental Association, Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and International Association of Orthodontics.
Dr. Khan's biological approach to oral and dental health helps his patients achieve overall healthier and joyous lives.
He and his wife have a daughter. He enjoys hiking, reading, photography and travel.
Gail LaGross - Office Manager
Gail started here in 1999 as a dental assistant and was crossed trained to help throughout the office. She has valuable experience in holistic dentistry. In October, 2017, Gail transitioned into the Office Manager position. In addition to helping our office run smoothly, she is proud of her role in helping guide patients towards better health and wellness. Gail is married with 2 children, 5 grandchildren and her weimaraner, Acadia. She loves staying active playing with her grandchildren and dog, camping, mountain biking, motorcycling and going to the gym.
Mary Lynne Murray-Ryder - Registered Dental Hygienist and Periodontal Therapist
Mary Lynn appreciates working in a practice where the standard of dentistry has been elevated to promote health and wellness. She has more than ten years of experience in her profession and treats patients with a caring attitude and gentle touch. Award winning hygienist Mary Lynn and her husband are avid golfers and are passionate about their Dallas Cowboys team.
Jake - Registered Dental Hygienist
Our hygienist extraordinaire, Jake, has been with us for fourteen years. She enjoys working with patients on formulating a plan for prevention based on their unique needs. From a holistic perspective, a lot can be done to prevent and treat problems like gum disease. Patients appreciate Jake's gentleness in care and her friendly attitude. Jake loves spending time with her two sons.
Megan Keller – Hygiene Assistant
Megan is on the run all day making sure the Dental Hygienist’s needs are met so they do not have to compromise patient care. Megan assists the hygienists with periodontal charting, entering treatment on the computer, cleaning the rooms and making sure that all of the sterilization is performed to OSHA specifications. Megan enjoys baking and spending time with her family.
Jennifer York – Hygiene Coordinator
Jennifer is an integral part of our team. She helps keep our Dental Hygienist’s schedules booked and helps the department run efficiently. She enjoys spending time with her family and her dog.
Samantha Sidell - Certified Dental Assistant
Samantha graduated as a dental assistant in 2011 after completing her educational program at the University of Maine in Augusta. She is especially interested in orthodontics and enjoys working with patients of all ages and loves helping them transform their smile into something they feel proud to show off. Samantha is an integral part of our team who is committed to patient comfort. She enjoys spending time with her husband Devin, son Liam and their lab Bailey. She also likes to go hiking, kayaking, shopping and fishing with family and friends.
Katelyn Forsten - Dental Assistant
Katelyn is a dedicated member of our staff. Katelyn’s outgoing personality and professionalism put patients at ease. Katelyn enjoys meeting new patients and focusing on helping them get their concerns taken care of. She also works hard at making sure we have the dental supplies we need to carry out our work. She also likes spending time at camp, kayaking and skiing.
Whitney Richardson - Dental Assistant
Whitney brings almost 2 years of dental assisting experience to our team. In addition to her required Dental Radiographer certificate, she holds a Phlebotomy Certificate. Whitney is a thorough, compassionate assistant to have at chairside. She enjoys learning about the holistic aspects of our dental practice and how it can improve health and wellness. Whitney is married and has a 1 year old daughter named Blake. She spends most of her time loving and playing with her daughter. She also loves playing games with her family….she is very competitive!
Carly Chapman – Dental Assistant
Carly is one of our Dental Assistants. Carly’s positive attitude puts patients at ease during their treatment in our office. Carly has a Bachelors Degree of Science. She enjoys camping, the outdoors and the company of her dogs and cat.
Nya Burgess - Administrative Staff
For the past 19 years, Nya has been a familiar sight in our office. She assists patients with scheduling and checking in and also explains treatment plans and insurance matters. Nya enjoys working with a team that values overall improvement, and she continually does her part by bringing her best to the office on a daily basis. Away from work, Nya enjoys camping with her family and going to stock car races.
Linda Rickards – Front Desk Scheduling Coordinator
Linda is one of the smiling voices you will hear when you call our office. Linda is an integral part of our team that helps schedule your treatment with our Doctors, as well as the person who will answer any questions you have about scheduling, treatment plans and payments. She enjoys spending time with her family.