DR. GREGORY SPIELMANN
Dr. Spielmann is a graduate of The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, and has been with Dental Depot since 2007. If you recognize Dr. Spielmann’s face, it just might be because he was once a TV meteorologist.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is being able to take something broken and turn it into beautiful, pain free work.”
DR. OMAR RASHEED
Dr. Rasheed is a graduate of Arizona State University and the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He enjoys skiing, BBQs, roller coasters, fantasy football, and spending time with his wife and their two sets of twin girls.
“My favorite thing (about dentistry) is that it’s so fun. I get to use so many tools and materials to fix teeth. I love getting up in the morning and providing dentistry to those who need it. I get people out of pain, give them a better smile, and do my best to just make them happier.”
DR. JOSEPH SEBOURN
Dr. Sebourn is a graduate of Ohio State University. When not practicing dentistry, he can be found spending time with his wonderful family.
“Dentistry gives me the satisfaction of seeing the positive changes we can have in people’s lives.”
DR. WINN ASHMORE
Dr. Winn received his undergraduate from Oklahoma State University and his graduate degree at the OU College of Dentistry. Dr. Winn has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years.
DR. GLENN ASHMORE
Dr. Glenn founded Dental Depot in 1978, early on during his dentistry career. He continues to see patients and serve as Dental Depot’s Chief Executive Officer. The Depot is truly a family affair for Dr. Glenn. His wife, Arlene is a registered hygienist who decorates the interiors of the Depots, and both his children, Casey and Cody, are practicing dentists. Dr. Glenn is very active and proud to say that he can still water ski!
“I love coming into the office. Every day I’m in the office is another opportunity to save tooth lives.”
DR. YOUSEF SALOUS
Dr. Salous is a University of Oklahoma and OU Dental grad. He loves spending time with his wife, Lena, playing soccer, and he never misses a single FC Barcelona game!
“I love helping patients reach a better quality of life by restoring their smiles.”
DR. JOHN VAN VU
Dr. Vu earned his degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He enjoys spending his free time with his lovely wife, Lisa, and son, Jaggar.
“My favorite thing is giving patients the smile they were meant to have.”
Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Romero has been practicing orthodontics with Dental Depot since 2013 and we are so glad he is on the team! He received his degrees from The University of Zulia (Venezuela) and The University of Oklahoma.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is the opportunity to see patients over the years; how they grow and develop, and how many exciting things happen in their lives that they are willing to share with me.”
DR. JEROMY DAUPHIN
Dr. Dauphin is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He loves watching OSU football and spending time with his family and friends.
“I love the family atmosphere that Dental Depot provides, and dentistry provides me with the opportunity to help people.”
DR. DAMON JOHNSON
Dr. Johnson received his degrees from the University of Minnesota, Southern Nazarene University, and the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. When he’s not caring for his patients, he can usually be found spending his time camping with his family and riding bikes. He is even a hobbyist beekeeper!
“I chose dentistry because I have a passion for helping people and taking care of people’s teeth.”
Dr. Katelyn Blanchard is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Blanchard went on to complete her orthodontic residency at Louisiana State University. Dr. Blanchard says she enjoys reading “just about anything,” kayaking, hiking, camping, trying new restaurants, spending time with her husband, Neil, who is an anesthesiology resident at OU, and training their dogs, Annie and Kinsler.
“I love seeing my patients’ reactions the day we take their braces off! They have so much new confidence and pride and it makes everything I do worth it.”
DR. TY MAYS
Dr. Ty Mays is a graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. One of five kids, Dr. Mays enjoys spending time with family but also values his quiet time and if you were to ask him what a few of his favorite things are, he would undoubtedly say reading and sleeping!
“My favorite thing about dentistry is the mix of both art and science. Dentistry allows me to be knowledgeable in the medical field while allowing me to use my hands to create beautiful work.”
DR. AUSTIN KEASTER
Dr. Keaster holds degrees from the University of Central Arkansas and the University of Oklahoma. He is a golfer, avid reader and an extreme Arkansas Razorbacks fan.
“My passion is for helping others. I just love to make people smile.”
Dr. Bohle is a graduate of the University of Missouri: Kansas City School of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry since 1997. Dr. Bohle likes to spend his free time with his family, cycling, and playing soccer and lacrosse.
“My favorite thing about my job is seeing a patient flash a great big smile after we have finished treatment.”
DR. KHALID AL-ZUBI
Dr. Khalid Alzubi comes to us from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. When he’s not at the office, you can surely bet that Dr. Alzubi will be spending time outdoors – bike riding, hiking, rock climbing, swimming, or participating in some other outdoor sport. He also loves to play soccer and is a big football and basketball fan.
“I enjoy dentistry because it gives me the opportunity to meet new people every day and because it is a nice mixture of different careers in one. You can be a doctor, an engineer, an artist, and maybe even sometimes a therapist.”
DR. FRANKLIN GARTIN
Dr. Gartin has been practicing dentistry for over 34 years, and we have been lucky enough to have him on our team since 2006. A graduate of the University of Iowa, Dr. Gartin enjoys playing golf, diving, traveling and good food.
“I love the creative aspect of dentistry. It’s like arts and crafts all day long.”
DR. TUNG NGUYEN
Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and its College of Dentistry. He is a huge OU and Thunder fan, and enjoys hanging out with his puppy, Ace, and traveling the world with his wife.
“I like being able to help my patients get the smile they deserve; I find it to be truly rewarding.”
DR. JOSH PHILLIPS
Dr. Josh Phillips completed his undergraduate studies at Oklahoma City University and went on to earn his doctorate in dentistry from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Dr. Phillips enjoys the opportunity that dentistry provides to serve people by curing them of pain and creating a healthy smile. In his downtime, Dr. Phillips enjoys spending time with his wife and their German Shephard, Roxy, being outdoors, hiking, mountain biking, and playing basketball and golf.
DR. ZAHIR KOUZBARI
Dr. Zahir Kouzbari is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, and a big fan of Oklahoma Football and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is the people. I love meeting new people, especially kids. My goal is to continue to travel with missionaries to treat underserved patients.”
DR. ANGEL COPELAND
Dr. Angel Copeland completed her undergraduate studies at The University of Oklahoma before making her way to The University of Iowa College of Dentistry where she earned her doctorate. Away from the office, Dr. Copeland enjoys spending time with her family and friends, as well as attending church and sporting events.
“I became a dentist because I love interacting with people and addressing their dental needs.”
DR. QUAN HOANG
Dr. Quan Hoang is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s Herman Oslow School of Dentistry. It was Dr. Hoang’s older sister who introduced him to the dentistry profession and he teasingly credits his younger sister for keeping him in line. Dr. Quan enjoys watching horror movies and eating popcorn, because to him, movies = popcorn.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is helping patients to confront their dental fears.“
DR. CURTIS TSAI
Dr. Curtis Tsai earned his DDS from the University of Southern California. He enjoys traveling and exploring new flavors and cuisines, and he uses what he learns to improve his own cooking. He also loves exploring music! From hip-hop to classical and electronic to tribal, his playlist is both eclectic and extensive.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is watching my patients’ quality of life improve as their transformations unfold.”
DR. CHRIS HAFFNER
Dr. Haffner has been practicing dentistry since 2002 and has been with Dental Depot since 2006. As a graduate of The University of Oklahoma and the OU College of Dentistry, he is a huge OU football supporter. Dr. Haffner says he has the best family and Dental Depot family that anyone could hope for. Also, he would like to add, “Thunder UP!”
“I practice dentistry so I am able to help people and fix a problem almost instantly.”
DR. STEPHEN HERREN
Dr. Herren holds degrees from Southern Nazarene University and the OU College Of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry for over 26 years. He is also a big OU and Thunder fan!
“My favorite aspect of dentistry is meeting people, helping them with their dental needs, and developing long term relationships with them.”
Born and raised in Beaver Dam, Utah, Dr. Erickson’s experiences serving on dental mission trips in Brazil and Panama inspired him to pursue a specialty in orthodontics. In 2013, he completed his Orthodontic training from the University of Colorado Denver, School of Dental Medicine, before going on to serve on the cleft palate team for the Wyoming Association of Orthodontists, and as the organization’s vice president. Dr. Erickson and his family now call Oklahoma City home and he is excited to be able to positively influence teenagers and young adults by giving them the healthy smile they deserve.
DR. JAY CASE
Dr. Case has been practicing dentistry for over 28 years and has been with Dental Depot since 2014. A graduate of Southern Nazarene University and University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Dr. Case is happily married with three children, and he loves watching OU football and Thunder basketball.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is helping people feel confident about their smiles and relieving them of pain.”
DR. NOEL WILLIAMS
Dr. Noel Williams is a graduate of Atlanta’s Emory University and the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. The oldest of six boys and a loyal OU and OKC Thunder fan, he enjoys spending time with family, taking in sporting events, skiing, playing tennis and visiting new places.
“Dentistry gives me an incredible opportunity to serve the people of Oklahoma, helping people improve their smile.”
DR. DAVID HOANG
Dr. Hoang is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma’s College of Dentistry, he says his favorite thing about working for Dental Depot is all of the excellent support he gets as a practitioner, including his fantastic staff and clinical support team, who allow him to do the best job he can caring for his patients. Dr. Hoang and his fiancée, Ada, are big OKC Thunder fans and enjoy taking in games.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is that it allows me to meet and care for new people.”
DR. KELLIE OPHUS
Dr. Ophus graduated from the University of Oklahoma and its College of Dentistry. Her three favorite things are church, family and soccer!
“I love interacting with patients and helping them meet their goals with their dental health. Patients are my top priority.”
DR. AMIT PATEL
Dr. Patel comes to us from the University of Missouri – Kansas City Dental School, and previously the University of Missouri – Columbia. Dr. Patel enjoys spending time with family and friends, and watching the Kansas City Chiefs, Royals, and Mizzou Tigers play.
“I enjoy the opportunity to blend science and art to restore an individual’s oral health, while also giving them a great smile.”
DR. KALVIN NGUYEN
Dr. Nguyen earned his doctorate in dentistry from the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, after completing his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Irvine. When not protecting the health of his patients, Dr. Nguyen enjoys staying healthy himself through plenty of exercise, and enjoying live music concerts.
“I enjoy helping others and improving the overall health of the community.”
Dr. Steven Do graduated from the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry and practiced in Las Vegas before making his way to Oklahoma City to join Dental Depot. Dr. Steven Do is a big sports fan who enjoys spending time with his family – including his brother, Dr. Davis Do.
“My favorite thing about dentistry as a profession is the interaction with patients and the ability to make them smile after their dental appointment.”
DR. BENNETT PARKS
Dr. Parks is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. Dr. Parks is happily married and would like to say, “Go Thunder!”
“My favorite part of dentistry is that it’s challenging, yet rewarding.”
DR. SERENA TA
Dr. Serena Ta graduated from the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, after completing her undergraduate studies with magna cum laude honors at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Ta says her favorite thing about dentistry is getting to do what she loves most, help people! During dental school, Dr. Ta traveled to third world countries as a volunteer, providing much needed dental care to those who need it most. Now, Dr. Ta enjoys her time working with Dental Depot, where she says the staff as well as the patients are amazing and the atmosphere is fun and welcoming. Dr. Ta is the sixth born of eight children in her family and she enjoys family gatherings because they are filled with children and laughter. In her spare time, she says she loves exploring new places to eat, traveling, meeting new people and always seeking out new adventures. A thrill seeker- Dr. Ta enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking and more.
Dr. Muhannad Salayta
Dr. Salayta earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas, before going on to earn a graduate degree from John Hopkins University and then to graduate from the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is helping others.”
DR. DAVIS DO
Dr. Davis Do is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley’s undergraduate school, and the University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. In addition to his schooling, Dr. Davis Do has served on more than 30 dental mission trips to Mexico, which have provided him with numerous unique learning opportunities. He is an avid movie goer and sports fan who enjoys attending college football games and playing basketball.
“I love to be in a position to see and encourage people to smile – it makes life more beautiful.”
DR. STEPHEN KNOX
Dr. Stephen Knox has nearly a decade of dental practice under his belt since graduating from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in 2009. When he’s not helping patients, Dr. Knox enjoys spending time with his wife of 12 years and their three sons, which he says means that about one-third of his time is spent building things out of Legos. He also enjoys skiing, hiking, running and basketball.
“My favorite thing about dentistry is that every day is different.”
Dr. Jason Arthurs
Dr. Arthurs holds degrees from Abilene Christian University and The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. He has been practicing dentistry since 2002. He loves helping everyone with their dental needs, especially emergencies. Dr. Arthurs enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, and playing golf.
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Dr. Jay Wright
Dr. Jay Wright has been practicing dentistry for more than 30 years. After graduating from dental school at San Francisco’s University of the Pacific, Dr. Wright went on to complete his Master’s degree in oral biology and his orthodontics residency at UCLA. Today, Dr. Wright and his wife call Phoenix home. Outside of the office, Dr. Wright enjoys tennis, flying airplanes and traveling with his wife and their two adult children.
“I love the opportunity to impact people’s lives by making a difference in their health and self-confidence.”