Our Staff

Jonathan Callia D.D.S., M.S.

Jonathan Callia, D.D.S., M.S.

Jonathan Callia
D.D.S., M.S.

Periodontist

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY
 

Jonathan Callia
D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Callia graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2000 with his DDS as an honors graduate in oral surgery, then completed his masters degree in oral biology and received his specialty certificate in Periodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2003. He is a member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Capital Area Dental Society, and Academy of Osseointegration.

He continues to improve his own knowledge by pursuing continuing education and sharing this knowledge lecturing and speaking on topics as diverse as dental implants to soft tissue esthetics. Dr. Callia and his staff provide CE seminars and lunches throughout the year as part of the Academy of General Dentistry’s Program Approval for Continuing Education...

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Rishin N. Desai
D.M.D.

Rishin N. Desai<br />
D.M.D.

Rishin N. Desai
D.M.D.

Periodontist
BOARD CERTIFIED
MUHLENBERG COLLEGE
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

Rishin N. Desai
D.M.D.

Dr. Desai is originally from Scranton, Pennsylvania and completed his undergraduate and dental degrees through a combined program offered by Muhlenberg College and The University of Pennsylvania. Being the son of a dentist, he had an interest in pursuing periodontics at an early age and entered into his residency at The University of Rochester immediately following dental school. It was there that he gained a deep respect for the profession as he honed his skills in both periodontal and implant surgery. Dr. Desai spent four years in Philadelphia working in private practice and further exploring the various aspects of periodontal and implant dentistry. In Philadelphia, he worked closely with one of the pioneers in implant dentistry and gained a large amount of experience in implant placement utilizing the Osteotome Sinus Technique...

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Jessica C., RDH
Dental Hygienist

Jessica C., Dental Hygienist

Jessica C., RDH

Dental Hygienist

Jessica C., RDH
Dental Hygienist

Jessica graduated from Blinn College with an Associate Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene in May 2014. Jessica joined CTP in June 2014 as a registered dental hygienist. She moved to Liberty Hill, Texas when she was four and only moved away for college. She is now happy to be moved back to Liberty Hill with her husband, Brandon, and is glad to be close to family and friends again.

Brittany, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Brittany, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Brittany, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Brittany, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Brittany has worked in the dental field since 2011 and is a graduate of Temple College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She graduated top of her class and received both the Preventative Dentistry award and the Student Total Achievement Recognition award. She also has a Biology degree from Oklahoma Christian University where she competed in Track & Field. Every month she spends several days volunteering at the Belton Body of Christ Community Clinic. In her spare time she enjoys being active and spending time with her family. Brittany takes pride in educating patients about oral health and providing thorough, gentle care to her patients.

Nadia, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Nadia, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Nadia, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Nadia, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Nadia, who is not a native Austinite, got here as soon as possible, getting into UT and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then decided to go back to school, getting her Associates Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Temple College. She is a member of the Association of Dental Hygienists and loves educating her patients on dental health.
Nadia and her fiancé Nik live in Austin now, and love traveling, playing board games with their friends, and hanging out with their two dogs Nimbus and Nova.

Jessica S.
Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica S., Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica S.
Office Manager

Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica S.
Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica has been in the dental field since May 2005. She has been a employee of CTP since January 2014. Jessica and her husband have been married since 2010. She enjoys spending the weekends with her family watching her son play basketball and baseball. She looks forward to interacting and providing comfort to our patients.

Heather
Pflugerville Office Manager

Heather, Pflugerville Office Manager

Heather
Office Manager

Pflugerville Office Manager

Heather
Pflugerville Office Manager

A native Austinite bringing over 17 years of dental experience to Central TX Periodontics, Heather considers herself an "old soul" and absolutely loves 60's & 70's music, which you'll often hear her singing when you visit. She loves meeting new people and establishing long lasting relationships. Heather is a mother to a loving Cocker Spaniel, Boomer and enjoys the simple things in life with her partner, Krystle.

Tyler
Harker Heights Office Manager

Tyler,

Tyler
Office Manager

Harker Heights Office Manager

Tyler
Harker Heights Office Manager

Tyler-Brooke has worked in dentistry since 2003. She is now happy to be a part of the CTP family at our Harker Heights office since August 2017. Her knowledge and experience in many areas of the dental office prove that our patients will receive compassion and care with a smile.

Tyler-Brooke and her husband, Mat, have three children. She enjoys decorating, travel and spending time with her family.

Shamica RDA
Clinical Director, Dental Assistant

Shamica, RDA, Clinical Director, Dental Assistant

Shamica RDA
Clinical Director

& Dental Assistant

Shamica RDA
Clinical Director

Shamica has worked with Dr. Callia since 2010. She lives in Georgetown with her 2 children and their puppy, Rocco. She enjoys her simple, country life and loves to hang out with her kids. She has been an assistant since 2010 and has a very special way of making patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the chair. She is easy going and always has a positive word for everyone.

Jessica S.
Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica S., Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica S.
Office Manager

Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica S.
Georgetown Office Manager

Jessica has been in the dental field since May 2005. She has been a employee of CTP since January 2014. Jessica and her husband have been married since 2010. She enjoys spending the weekends with her family watching her son play basketball and baseball. She looks forward to interacting and providing comfort to our patients.

Heather
Pflugerville Office Manager

Heather, Pflugerville Office Manager

Heather
Office Manager

Pflugerville Office Manager

Heather
Pflugerville Office Manager

A native Austinite bringing over 15 years of dental experience to Central TX Periodontics, Heather considers herself an “old soul” and absolutely loves 60’s & 70’s music, which you’ll often hear her singing when you visit. She loves meeting new people and establishing long lasting relationships. She enjoys supporting her doctors, which are like family. Heather is a mother to a loving Cocker Spaniel, Boomer, and enjoys the simple things in life. You’ll most likely find Heather with a glass of champagne enjoying a lovely sunset.

Tyler
Harker Heights Office Manager

Tyler,

Tyler
Office Manager

Harker Heights Office Manager

Tyler
Harker Heights Office Manager

Tyler-Brooke has worked in dentistry since 2003. She is now happy to be a part of the CTP family at our Harker Heights office since August 2017. Her knowledge and experience in many areas of the dental office prove that our patients will receive compassion and care with a smile.

Tyler-Brooke and her husband, Mat, have three children. She enjoys decorating, travel and spending time with her family.

Shamica RDA
Clinical Director, Dental Assistant

Shamica, RDA, Clinical Director, Dental Assistant

Shamica RDA
Clinical Director

& Dental Assistant

Shamica RDA
Clinical Director

Shamica has worked with Dr. Callia since 2010. She lives in Georgetown with her 2 children and their puppy, Rocco. She enjoys her simple, country life and loves to hang out with her kids. She has been an assistant since 2010 and has a very special way of making patients feel comfortable and relaxed in the chair. She is easy going and always has a positive word for everyone.

Ashley
Patient Coordinator

Ashley, Patient Coordinator

Ashley

Patient Coordinator

Ashley
Patient Coordinator

Ashley has been in the dental field since May 2012. She has been a part of CTP since March 2018. Ashley and her husband Ezequiel enjoy going to the gun range, trying new restaurants, and spending quality time with their families. In Ashley's spare time, she loves cooking up new recipes in the kitchen! Her goal at CTP is to ensure excellent patient care.

Leilannie RDA
Dental Assistant

Leilannie RDA, Dental Assistant

Leilannie RDA

Dental Assistant

Leilannie RDA
Dental Assistant

Leilannie joined CTP team as a dental assistant in the fall of 2014. Leilannie really enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level. Leilannie was born in Texas but raised in Milwaukee and is the youngest of 5 sisters. On her days off, Leilannie enjoys spending time with family & friends checking out the new and exciting things in Austin.

Chelleby RDA
Dental Assistant

Chelleby, RDA, Dental Assistant

Chelleby RDA

Dental Assistant

Chelleby RDA
Dental Assistant

Chelleby has been a Dental Assistant since December of 2015, and joined CTP in July of 2016. Chelleby enjoys meeting new people, making patients laugh and loves her puppy Calleigh & Fiance Nick.

Sandra, RDA
Dental Assistant

Sandra, RDA, Dental Assistant

Sandra RDA

Dental Assistant

Sandra, RDA
Dental Assistant

Sandra was born and raised in Germany, but is Croatian! Sandra moved to Texas in 2009 and graduated Dental Assisting School in 2013. She has always enjoyed working with the public and helping others. Sandra is married, has two daughters and a son. In Sandra’s spare time she likes to spend time with family and friends, crafting, cooking and dancing.

Ashley
Patient Coordinator

Ashley, Patient Coordinator

Ashley

Patient Coordinator

Ashley
Patient Coordinator

Ashley has been in the dental field since May 2012. She has been a part of CTP since March 2018. Ashley and her husband Ezequiel enjoy going to the gun range, trying new restaurants, and spending quality time with their families. In Ashley's spare time, she loves cooking up new recipes in the kitchen! Her goal at CTP is to ensure excellent patient care.

Leilannie RDA
Dental Assistant

Leilannie RDA, Dental Assistant

Leilannie RDA

Dental Assistant

Leilannie RDA
Dental Assistant

Leilannie joined CTP team as a dental assistant in the fall of 2014. Leilannie really enjoys getting to know her patients on a personal level. Leilannie was born in Texas but raised in Milwaukee and is the youngest of 5 sisters. On her days off, Leilannie enjoys spending time with family & friends checking out the new and exciting things in Austin.

Chelleby RDA
Dental Assistant

Chelleby, RDA, Dental Assistant

Chelleby RDA

Dental Assistant

Chelleby RDA
Dental Assistant

Chelleby has been a Dental Assistant since December of 2015, and joined CTP in July of 2016. Chelleby enjoys meeting new people, making patients laugh and loves her puppy Calleigh & Fiance Nick.

Sydney RDA
Dental Assistant

Sydney RDA, Dental Assistant

Sydney RDA

Dental Assistant

Sydney RDA
Dental Assistant

A California native, Sydney loves helping those in need. After discovering the benefits of self-care, Sydney became a yoga instructor. She worked in emergency social services until 2016. After attending PENN's School of Social Policy and Practice, Sydney brought her passion into dentistry and became a dental assistant. She joined CTP in July of 2018. You’ll often find her climbing, busting out yoga poses, cooking, or reading outside soaking up all Texas has to offer.

 
 
 
 

Sandra, RDA
Dental Assistant

Sandra, RDA, Dental Assistant

Sandra RDA

Dental Assistant

Sandra, RDA
Dental Assistant

Sandra was born and raised in Germany, but is Croatian! Sandra moved to Texas in 2009 and graduated Dental Assisting School in 2013. She has always enjoyed working with the public and helping others. Sandra is married, has two daughters and a son. Sandra likes to spend time with family and friends, crafting, cooking and dancing.

Sydney RDA
Dental Assistant

Sydney RDA, Dental Assistant

Sydney RDA

Dental Assistant

Sydney RDA
Dental Assistant

Sydney loves helping those in need. After discovering the benefits of self-care, Sydney became a yoga instructor. She worked in emergency social services until 2016. After attending PENN's School of Social Policy and Practice, Sydney brought her passion into dentistry. She joined CTP in July of 2018. You’ll find her climbing, doing yoga, cooking, or reading outside.