A Great Patient Experience Starts With A Great Team

Paul Avery, DDS

Dr. Paul Avery began pursuing his dentistry education at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio following his Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University. After earning his doctorate degree in dental surgery in May of 1997, he furthered his education by completing a progressive orthodontic seminar in February of 2004 and a 3i surgical implant certification program in April 2000. He has since completed numerous other educational courses and certifications to advance his knowledge as a dental professional.

Dr. Avery has worked in several locations over the years, each allowing him to advance his skills and provide patients a superior experience. Each step in Dr. Avery’s professional journey has furthered his ability to provide the best care possible for his patients, ensuring they thrive under his care.

  • America’s Top Dentist Award (2010 & 2015-2020)
  • Ohio State Dental License
  • Colorado State Dental License
  • CPR Certification

Alexander Quante, DDS

Dr. Alexander Quante has a substantial background in the field of dentistry, performing exceptional work in specialties such as implant dentistry, surgical dentistry, general dentistry, as well as many others. Achieving a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering in 2014 from Texas A&M University, Dr. Quante continued his education to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2018 from UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry with honors. In 2019, he furthered his education with an advanced education in general dentistry degree from New York University (NYU) Langone Health Dental Medicine.

Dr. Quante’s work experience includes diagnosing and treating oral diseases. He is also a certified lecturer which allows him to transfer knowledge to others.

  • CPR & BLS
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • IV Sedation (Including High-Risk Patients)
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
  • Invisalign

John H. Gittins, DDS, FACP

As a board-certified prosthodontist, Dr. John Gittins began his education by achieving his Bachelor of Science in microbiology in 2007. Upon completion of this program, he attended Marquette University School of Dentistry to achieve his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2011, graduating magna cum laude. From there, he joined the U.S. Army’s Advanced Education in Prosthodontics at Fort Gordon, GA, earning a certificate in prosthodontics.

Dr. Gittins has an extensive background holding a variety of roles, including serving as a major in the United States Army, working as the chief of prosthodontics. He holds licenses in Utah, Wisconsin, and Florida. Dr. Gittins has a passion for teaching and has delivered numerous lectures throughout his career. He has had the privilege of serving his country, owning a practice, educating students, and mentoring young dental clinicians. He believes that dentistry is about communication, trusting relationships, and serving each patient individually.

  • Army Commendation Medal - 2018, 2017, 2015
  • Army Achievement Medal - 2012
  • Army Service Ribbon - 2011
  • National Defense Service Medal - 2011
  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal - 2011

Avraham Amsalem, DDS, MD

Dr. Avraham Amsalem possesses degrees in both the field of medicine and dental surgery. In May 2014, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He then received his Doctor of Medicine in May 2017 from Louisiana State University Health Science Center. Dr. Amsalem’s previous education includes a bachelor’s degree in biology from Yeshiva University in New York, NY.

During the process of earning his degrees, Dr. Amsalem served in a variety of roles to gain greater experience. At Columbia University, he served as a teaching assistant to support a professor preparing a dental behavioral science course curriculum. Dr. Amsalem also completed an externship in the Philippines, where he provided dental care to hundreds of children.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • North East Regional Board of Dental Examiners (2014)
  • Florida State Dental License (2015-Present)

Max Nahon, DDS, FACP

Dr. Max Nahon graduated from the University of New York at Buffalo in May of 1997 as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). Upon obtaining this degree, he continued his education at the Medical College of Georgia for postgraduate study in prosthodontics. Dr. Nahon has served as associate director, interim director, and director of the postgraduate prosthodontics program at Nova Southeastern University.

In addition to his extensive dental education and experience, Dr. Nahon has served on multiple committees, expanding his expertise and knowledge in a range of dental practices. These committees include infection control, implants, student affairs, and various curriculum.

  • American Dental Education Association
  • American College of Prosthodontics
  • American Dental Association

Jamie Bruno, DMD

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry awarded Dr. Jamie Bruno her master’s degree in April 2021, followed by an advanced education program in prosthodontics in May 2021. She earned her doctorate in dental medicine from LECOM School of Dental Medicine in June of 2018 and her bachelor’s degree in biology in May of 2014.

As a dentist, Dr. Bruno believes that the key to providing quality dentistry is developing a strong team and establishing relationships with patients. Apart from dental work, she enjoys reading, bicycling, cooking, and traveling. During her spare time, Dr. Bruno also enjoys enhancing her own overall health and motivating others as a Level 1 CrossFit trainer.

  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Removable Prosthetics
  • Veneers/Cosmetics
  • Digital Dentistry

Brian Singletary, DMD, MS

Dr. Brian Singletary possesses multiple recognitions and honors from various associations. This includes an award as an outstanding instructor and outstanding role model from the Department of Dental Surgery at Yale School of Medicine. After his Bachelor of Science in biochemistry, Dr. Singletary graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1989 at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.

In his career practicing dentistry, Dr. Singletary has worked in numerous positions with different affiliations. Some of his most notable experiences include his time serving as the chief of dentistry in Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut. Among his many professional associations, he is a member of the Minnesota ITI Dental Implant Society, Minnesota Dental Association, International Association of Dental Research, and American Dental Association to name a few. In addition, he is a member of the American Guild of Organists and Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra. He holds dental licenses in six states, is certified in several specialities, and has written numerous dental and medical publications.

  • DMD - University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • BS in Biochemistry - University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • MS in Dental Sciences - University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Certificate of Residency Completion - University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
  • Dental Implant Surgery & Restoration Certificate of Completion - Great Lakes Implant Institute

Paul Bigus, DDS

Dr. Paul Bigus specializes in the practice of both general and cosmetic dentistry, always challenging himself and his team to learn new techniques and practices to help ensure the health and comfort of his patients.

Having received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton, Dr. Bigus moved on to the New York University of Dentistry to obtain a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), becoming licensed in the state of Colorado and Pennsylvania.

Dr. Bigus, his wife, Jillson Bigus, and their three daughters have been members of the Loveland, Colorado community since 2006.

  • Training in Dental Implantology
  • Training in the Use of Rotary Instruments as Part of Root Canal Treatment 
  • Certification to Treat Patients With Imtec Mini Dental Implants
  • Certification to Treat Patients With Invisalign

Alexander Jelicich, DMD, MMSc

Having received his bachelor’s in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May of 2017, Dr. Jelicich continued his education at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. In the same year, he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), and in 2020, secured a certificate in prosthodontics.

Dr. Jelicich has acquired his skillset through various experiences as a researcher, dental extern, and prosthodontist. Each of these positions have furthered his knowledge and expertise, allowing him to perform restorative and preventative dental care, conduct diagnostic procedures, utilize advanced dental technology, and work in a team environment to treat complex oral health cases and deliver the best possible outcomes to his patients.

  • Digital Implant Planning 
  • Digital Intraoral Scanning
  • Digital Crown Design
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation 
  • Surgical Implant Placement

Colin Cicchetti, DDS

Dr. Colin Cicchetti is a dental professional possessing a doctorate degree in dental surgery (DDS) from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and biology from Loyola University in Chicago. Dr. Cicchetti holds his dental license in the state of Missouri and also maintains a DEA and BNDD license.

Dr. Cicchetti’s work experience has led him to enhance his learning and abilities to provide the best possible care for his patients.

  • General Dentistry
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Oral Surgery
  • Infection Control
  • Case Management

Andrew Mancin, DDS

Dr. Andrew Mancin is a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), completing his education at the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2014. Throughout his career, he practiced enhancing his skills as a general dentist while developing a deeper understanding and level of experience in other fields of dentistry.

Spending time to further his education has advanced Dr. Mancin’s ability as a dental professional, providing more opportunities to grow and utilize the latest dental techniques and equipment.

  • Tissue/Bone Grafting
  • Simple & Surgical Extractions
  • Implant Placement 
  • Fixed & Removable Prosthodontics
  • Dental Trauma Management

Vivian Ko, DDS

Dr. Vivian Ko started her career in the field of dentistry by obtaining her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the New York University College of Dentistry in 2010. Advancing her education, she obtained her certificate in prosthodontics from the U.S. Army of Advanced Education in 2015. Her experience includes serving as a prosthodontist and prosthodontic mentor at the U.S. Army DENTAC Fort Campbell since 2015.

Jane Yang, DDS

Dr. Jane Yang received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Minnesota in 2017 and has a Bachelor’s of Commerce from McGill University. She is professionally affiliated with the American Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Association as a current member and was a member of the Academy of General Dentistry between 2014 and 2016.

Dr. Yang has extensive experience in additional services and leadership roles as well. As a member of the Minnesota Dental Association, she acted as an executive council member, attending multiple House of Delegates to discuss motions and vote as a member of the reference committee. At the American Student Dental Association, she acted as president of the organization, overseeing and coordinating a structure of multiple committees in organizing annual events and raising money for oral cancer research.

Throughout her experience, Dr. Yang received numerous awards for her contributions. She is multi-lingual and speaks English, French, and Mandarin.

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