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
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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Shyam Shah
D.M.D

Shyam Shah D.M.D.

Shyam Shah
D.M.D

Periodontist
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
BOSTON UNIVERSITY

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 
 

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.

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.

 
 
 

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.

Sandra1, 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.

Omar Al Bayati
D.D.S., M.S.D., M. D. S.

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.