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Dr. Nayankumar Vyas - Asheville
Dr. Nayankumar Vyas is originally from the western part of India. He graduated with his Bachelors in Dental Surgery from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences, India. He moved to the USA to be closer to his family residing in North Carolina. He attended the International Dentist Program at Indiana University School of Dentistry to receive his ‘Doctor of Dental Surgery’ degree. He was a part of the Deans’ list and was also awarded the ‘Student Excellence Award’ by the Indianapolis General Dentistry study club. After graduating he worked as a clinical and laboratory instructor at IUSD and also practiced as an Associate Dentist at a private practice before moving back to North Carolina. He is an active member of the American Dental association and North Carolina Dental Society.
He resides in Asheville with his wife Dr. Priya and their son. He loves hiking and exploring Asheville in his spare time.
Dr. V as he is known to the staff and his patients is very passionate about dentistry and strives to make his patients comfortable while in his care. His favorite part of dentistry is providing edentulous patients with a beautiful smile and confidence with the help of partial and complete dentures.
Dr. Nayankumar Vyas
Dr. Trisha-Loray Aprecio - Jacksonville
Dr. Trisha-Loray Aprecio is from Southern California, born and raised in the small town of Loma Linda, California. She received her Bachelors in Dental Hygiene from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 2011. She practiced as a Registered Dental Hygienist while taking her prerequisites for dental school and throughout her first two years in dental school. She returned to Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. While in school, she participated in research competitions promoting oral health care through evidence-based dentistry. She is an active member of the American Dental Association as well as the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
For fun, Dr. Trisha has been involved in many half marathons and full marathons all over California. She wishes to continue her marathon streak in efforts to experience the sites of North Carolina and its beauty.
Dr. Trisha-Loray Aprecio
Dr. Allen Lee - Goldsboro
Although Dr. Allen Lee has resided on both coasts of the United States, he has spent most of his life in North Carolina. After graduating from North Carolina State University with a business degree, he continued his studies at Durham Technical Community College to become a dental technician. To pursue his passion in dental ceramics, Dr. Lee trained at the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry to become a master dental ceramist. He then spent two years working at Vita North America as a technical course instructor, giving lectures and hands-on courses to dentist and dental technicians and became a certified dental technician.
Dr. Lee returned to North Carolina to work at a dental laboratory while aiming his sights at dentistry. He returned back to California to study at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry where he received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery. Dr. Lee is an active member of the American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
He and his wife now currently reside in Jacksonville, NC. In his free time, he enjoys fly fishing, golfing, snowboarding, and exploring new destinations with his wife.
Dr. Allen Lee
Dr. Charles Wang - Jacksonville
Dr Wang has been a resident of North Carolina for almost 10 years. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (go Heels!) for his Bachelor of Science in chemistry before completing his dental training at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr Wang then returned to North Carolina at Greenville for his advanced education in general dentistry residency program with community health. In his spare time, Dr Wang is an adamant foodie and tries to exercise regularly to support his eating habits.
At Miller and Associates in Jacksonville, Dr Wang sees patients for general dentistry (including fillings, extractions, root canals, crowns, bridges and more) as well as dentures in a day. Dr Wang enjoys seeing a wide diversity of patients and is able to speak Spanish and Mandarin. Dr Wang encourages all his patients to ask questions about their dental health and oral hygiene, knowledge is power!
Dr. Charles Wang
Dr. Anupriya Fernandes - Asheville
Dr. Anupriya Fernandes hails from the southern part of India. She received her Bachelors in Dental Surgery from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences, India. There after she practiced as a General dentist for both a private practice and in a hospital setting before moving to the USA. She attended the International Dentist Program at Indiana University School of Dentistry and graduated with highest distinction to receive her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery. She was a part of the Deans’ list and was also awarded the ‘Deans International Dentist Program Citation’ award. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society by Theta Theta Chapter because of her excellence in academics. She is an active member of the American Dental association, North Carolina Dental Society and OKU Theta Theta Chapter.
She currently resides in Asheville with her husband and toddler son. She enjoys cooking for the family and hiking along the mountains of Asheville in her spare time.
Dr. Priya believes in a sincere concern for the health of her patients. Treating patients with a caring heart and gentle hands is her motto.
Dr. Anupriya Fernandes
Dr. John Williams - Leland
Dr. John "Yates" Williams was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. After receiving his B.S. with honors in Business Administration from UNCW, he worked in finance for several years before pursuing a career in dentistry. Dr. Williams is very passionate about delivering high quality, conservative dental care. He understands that many patients have anxiety associated with dental care, and Dr. Williams strives to make each patients' experience a positive one.
When he's not practicing dentistry, Dr. Williams is usually chasing around his two young children, and spending time with his wife, Joanna.