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, known as PACE...

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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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Evan L. Blackwell
D.D.S., M.S.

Evan L. Blackwell D.D.S., M.S.

Evan L. Blackwell
D.D.S., M.S.

Periodontist

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY
THE OREGON HEALTH AND SCIENCE UNIVERSITY

Evan L. Blackwell
D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Blackwell is originally from Garland, Texas and completed his undergraduate degree in Advertising at The University of Texas at Austin. While in college he became greatly interested in the field of dentistry and soon after completed his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. It was here where the faculty and training at Baylor encouraged him to advance in periodontology. He was accepted into The Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon where he specialized in periodontics and obtained his Master’s degree in periodontology. It was there that he was able to develop his knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, in addition to, obtaining experience in implantology and sedation dentistry. Dr. Blackwell has gained private practice experience working at an emergency dental clinic treating a wide range of conditions as a general dentist...

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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.

Tania, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Tania, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Tania RDH

Dental Hygienist

Tania RDH
Dental Hygienist

Tania Fantauzzi graduated from Temple College with an Associates Degree in Applied science in Dental Hygiene in May of 2017. She was Class President and the recipient of the Golden Scaler Award, achieved by demonstrating excellence and outstanding clinical skills. She a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. Tania is currently working on her Bachelor's degree. She has a passion for patient education and motivation with hopes to help all achieve optimum oral care. Tania loves family time and traveling. She is married and has a sweet daughter full of energy who loves art, sports, and snow.

 

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.

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.

Ashley RDA
Dental Assistant

Ashley RDA, Dental Assistant

Ashley RDA

Dental Assistant

Ashley RDA
Dental Assistant

 

Brooke RDA
Dental Assistant

Cayla, Assistant/Receptionist

Brooke RDA

Dental Assistant

Brooke RDA
Dental Assistant