Our Staff

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

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

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

Periodontics

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

Dr. Callia was born and raised in Kansas City and graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry in 2000 with his DDS and graduated with honors in oral surgery. He then went to Baylor College of Dentistry, where he received his masters degree in oral biology and a specialty certificate in Periodontics and Dental Implants in 2003. He is a member of American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Capital Area Dental Society, Central Texas Dental Society, and the Academy of Osseointegration.

He continues to improve his own knowledge by pursuing continuing education classes and he is an approved presenter for the Academy of General Dentistry’s Program Approval for Continuing Education, also known as PACE.....

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Rishin N. Desai
D.M.D
Periodontics

Rishin N. Desai D.M.D Periodontics

Rishin N. Desai
D.M.D

Periodontics

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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Shyam Shah
D.M.D
Periodontics

Shyam Shah Periodontics

Shyam Shah
D.M.D

Periodontics

Shyam Shah
D.M.D

Dr. Shah is originally from Western Massachusetts. He completed his training in Periodontology from New York University after completing both his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Dentistry Degree from Boston University. He is well grounded in the newest technological advances in the dental field, including computer guided implant placement and treatment. Dr. Shah returned to Western Massachusetts after completing his training and worked for a few years under his mentor which allowed him to apply his knowledge and hone his skills. Dr. Shah now resides in Round Rock with his stunning wife and two children.

In his free time Dr. Shah enjoys playing soccer, spending time with his son and daughter, and tinkering with computers and other electronics.

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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 grew up in Liberty Hill and is now raising her two daughters, Harper and Finley, in her home town with her husband, Brandon.

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.

Brittany, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Brittany, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Brittany, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Brittany, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Brittany has been in the dental field since 2011. She graduated top of her class in dental hygiene school and enjoys volunteering in her spare time. Brittany had a set of boy/girl twins, Forest & Scarlett, in April 2022. She enjoys educating her patients and helping restore their periodontal health.

Krista, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Krista, RDH, Dental Hygienist

Krista, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Krista, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Originally from California but moved to Texas in 2012, Krista worked as a dental assistant for four years before going to hygiene school to make the dental field her forever career. Krista likes to spend her spare time with her daughter and husband, staying active, and watching any and all documentaries.

Jessica S.
Operations Manager/Continuing Education Coordinator

Jessica S., Continuing Education Coordinator Office Manager (Georgetown)

Jessica S.

Operations Manager/Continuing
Education Coordinator

Jessica S.
Operations Manager/Continuing
Education Coordinator

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.

Tyler
Office Manager (Harker Heights)

Tyler,

Tyler

Office Manager (Harker Heights)

Tyler
Office Manager
(Harker Heights)

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.

Percy
New Patient Coordinator

Percy, New Patient Coordinator

Percy

New Patient Coordinator

Percy
New Patient Coordinator

Percy has been a patient coordinator since October 2021 , and Joined CTP in
November 2022. Percy is a very vibrant and sociable individual. He enjoys participating
in children's charity activities and loves music and art.

Cleo
New Patient Coordinator

Cleo,New Patient Coordinator

Cleo

New Patient Coordinator

Cleo
New Patient Coordinator

Cleo has been an office assistant since 2019 and joined CTP IN November 2022. Cleo is an avid reader. She also enjoys traveling and art.

Megan
Treatment Coordinator

Megan, Treatment Coordinator

Megan

Treatment Coordinator

Megan
Treatment Coordinator

Megan has been in dental since 2013 and joined the CTP team in 2021. She loves helping to ensure patients have an amazing appointment and experience in the office. Being a mama is the best part of Megan’s life and her 4 year old son keeps her busy!

Erin
Treatment Coordinator

Erin, Treatment Coordinator

Erin

Treatment Coordinator

Erin
Treatment Coordinator

Erin has been in the dental field since 2019 after a career change from the nursing field. She holds an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Nursing and is happy to have been with CTP since 2021. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, working out, and spending time with her fiancé and their 2 children as well as their two husky/wolf dogs Legend and Apollo.

Jennifer
Treatment Coordinator

Jennifer Treatment Coordinator

Jennifer

Treatment Coordinator

Jennifer
Treatment Coordinator

Jennifer, our friendly treatment coordinator, recently moved to Austin with over 2 years of experience. We are delighted to have her on our team. She enjoys welcoming patients, making sure they feel comfortable at the office. In her spare time she loves being with family, going to the movies, and doing outdoor activities!

Mia
Treatment Coordinator

Mia

Treatment Coordinator

Mia
Treatment Coordinator

Mirella, or as we love to call her “Mia” has been in the dental field since 2020, and joined CTP in August of 2022. Mia enjoys meeting new people and helping anyone out. She enjoys spending time with her family, loves horror films, dancing, baking, traveling and loves her pups Rocco and Yogi. She travels to Guanajuato, Mexico twice a year to spend her time with family members and takes the time to relax with them. She is continuing school at ACC in hopes of becoming a bilingual teacher.

Chelleby RDA
Dental Assistant

Chelleby, RDA, Dental Assistant

Chelleby RDA

Dental Assistant

Chelleby RDA
Dental Assistant

Chelleby has been a dental assistant since Dec 2015 and has been with CTP since July 2016. She loves her job and wouldn’t change it. Chelleby enjoys making patients feel as comfortable as she can and loves making patients laugh. She has lived in Georgetown since 2011. She has a wonderful husband, daughter and a great pyrenees named Loki. In her free time, she enjoys anything involving art, including painting.

Kathryn RDA
Dental Assistant

Kathryn RDA

Dental Assistant

Kathryn RDA
Dental Assistant

Kathryn has worked at Central Texas Periodontics for a little over two years. Originally from Florida, she is the spouse to a military veteran and mother of four. In her off time she enjoys traveling to see and experience new places and things, spending quality time with her family, decorating, and researching and trying new recipes. Her passion is helping others.

Zsanette, RDA
Dental Hygienist

Zsanette, RDA, Dental Hygienist

Zsanette, RDA

Dental Assistant

Zsanette, RDA
Dental Hygienist

Zsanett has been in the dental field since 2017 and joined the CTP family in 2021 as a surgical dental assistant. Throughout her career, she has received extensive training and experience in assisting in a wide range of dental treatments which include but not limited to restorative, root canal, orthodontic, and surgical treatments. Zsanett is also currently expanding her administrative knowledge and periodically training as a patient coordinator. She has a strong passion for what she does and is always looking forward to providing compassionate care for our patients and to keep growing within the company.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, practicing yoga, hiking or just reading a book.

Jazmane, RDA
Dental Hygienist

Jazmane, RDA, Dental Hygienist

Jazmane, RDA

Dental Assistant

Jazmane, RDA
Dental Hygienist

Meet Jazmane, also known as Jaz. She is an Austin native. She has been working in dentistry for the last 12 years and loves it more and more every day! She enjoys working out and being around family/friends in her spare time!

Olga, RDA

Olga, RDA, Dental Hygienist

Olga, RDA

Dental Assistant

Olga, RDA

Olga joined Central Texas Periodontics in January 2021. She moved from Moscow 12 years ago. Olga has a 4-year-old daughter who loves singing and dancing. In Olga’s free time she enjoys walking her dogs, hiking and reading. Olga is happy to call CTP part of her family!

Isabella, RDA
Dental Hygienist

Isabella, RDA

Dental Assistant

Isabella, RDA
Dental Hygienist

Isabella has been a dental assistant since 2021 and she joined the CTP team in September of 2021. Isabella recently moved to the Georgetown area with her partner and their dog Theo. In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Coleen
Insurance Coordinator

Coleen

Insurance Coordinator

Coleen
Insurance Coordinator

Coleen has been an Office Assistant since 2019.She is the most recent member of the
team having joined in January 2023 as an Insurance coordinator. Coleen has a young
son and she enjoys spending time with him, playing field hockey and traveling.