Our Residents

Dr. Khang

Dr. Vincent Khang

Dr. Vincent Khang grew up in the small town of Hamilton, Ontario in Canada. He attended the University of Toronto for his Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in biology and biochemistry. Afterwards, Dr. Khang moved to the United States for his dental education. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (D.D.S.) at New York University in 2015 and is now pursuing his orthodontic specialty through the University of Las Vegas, Nevada post-doctoral orthodontic program. As a resident, Dr. Khang enjoys what he does and is dedicated to bringing smiles to his patients’ faces. On his free time, Dr. Khang loves to cook, try new foods, explore the city and go hiking.

Dr. Nayak

Dr. Satya Nayak

Dr. Satya Nayak was born and raised in Mumbai, India. He completed his Bachelors in Dental Surgery in India before moving to Buffalo where he completed his Masters in Dental Biomaterials from UB School of Dental Medicine. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2012 with honors where he met his wife, Nicole. After working as a general dentist in Philadelphia he decided to move to Las Vegas to continue his education through an advanced post-doctoral specialty in orthodontics. When they are not busy practicing dentistry Dr. Nayak and his wife love to workout, go hiking and travel.

Dr. NguyenDr. Anh Nguyen 

Dr. Anh Nguyen was born in Dallas, Texas and has been a Texas gal most of her life. She received her undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University then later completed her DDS degree at Texas A&M Baylor COD. After working for two years she decided to continue her education in post-doctoral residency specializing in orthodontics at University of Nevada Las Vegas. Dr. Nguyen’s spare time consists of hiking and traveling to new places preferably ones with lots of sunshine and nice beaches. Despite her petite size, she has a big appetite. She loves trying new foods. Two of her favorite foods are chicken wings and sriracha. Her favorite people and biggest supporters are her family, friends, and energetic pomeranian Coco.

Dr. TamDr. Amy Tam 

Dr. Amy Tam was born and raised in the heart of San Francisco, California. She attended University of California, Davis, where she received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. In 2015, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from UCLA School of Dentistry. In her free time, Amy enjoys visiting new eateries, exercising, and spending quality time with her loved ones. She is an avid Yelper and has a huge sweet tooth!

Dr. WenDr. Suzanne Wen

Dr. Suzanne Wen was born and raised in San Francisco, California. She went to college at University of California, Berkeley and completed her dental degree at University of Southern California. After graduation, she went straight into Orthodontic Residency at UNLV.  Besides providing her patients here at the clinic with beautiful and healthy smiles, she loves traveling, watching movies, and trying new restaurants. She is a yelp elite so she can give you advice on the best places to eat.  She also loves leisure hikes and exploring new neighborhoods.  Dr. Wen is always looking for local treasures in Las Vegas so she would love your recommendations as well.

Dr. WhiteleyDr. Adam Whiteley

Dr. Adam Whiteley grew up in North Carolina where he attended East Carolina University (ECU) to earn his bachelor’s degree in biology graduating summa cum laude. He remained at ECU and graduated from the School of Dental Medicine in 2015, earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.), graduating with honors. While in dental school, he met his fiancé, Kelly. He decided to continue his dental education here at UNLV to specialize in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. Together with their schnauzer, they enjoy travelling, cooking, watching football, playing golf, and spending time with friends and family. 

Dr Megan Baker (sized) Dr. Megan Baker

Dr. Megan Baker was born and raised in Klamath Falls, Oregon. She earned a bachelor of science in biology from the University of Oregon and then went on to complete her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from Oregon Health and Science University, graduating with high academic and clinical honors.  Dr. Baker practiced general dentistry for six years in her private practice in Klamath Falls before deciding to advance her career in the specialty practice of orthodontics.  She is excited to explore Las Vegas and will welcome your recommendations for favorite spots.  When not treating patients, she enjoys traveling, attending concerts, watching college football (GO DUCKS!!!), and most importantly, spending time with her family. 

Dr. Haley Buchanan Dr. Haley Buchanan

Dr. Haley Buchanan moved to Las Vegas in 2016, from the Bluegrass state, Kentucky. She grew up in Lexington, KY, graduated from Henry Clay High School in 2008 and attended Centre College, in Danville, Kentucky, earning her Bachelors of Science, Magna Cum Laude in 2012. After receiving her undergraduate degree, Dr. Buchanan attended the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in Lexington, and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) with Distinctions in 2016. She is an avid UK basketball fan, Go Cats!! She came to UNLV in 2016, to continue her education and pursue her passion for Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She is excited to explore the West Coast and would appreciate any recommendations for places to visit! Outside of residency, Dr. Buchanan loves to play volleyball, travel, cook (and eat!) new foods, and spend time with her loved ones.

Dr. Joe Cinelli Dr. Joe Cinelli

Dr. Joe Cinelli grew up in eastern Pennsylvania and began his education at the University of Pittsburgh where he graduated in 2012 with a biology major. From Pittsburgh, he travelled across the state to Philadelphia, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) at Temple University, and was inducted as a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. He then left his home state of Pennsylvania for the wild west and UNLV for his orthodontic training.  Though the transition was drastic, the privilege of learning the science and art of orthodontics is well worth it. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends in the outdoors hiking, camping, playing sports, and checking to see which shows are currently in town. “I feel very lucky and blessed to have landed in Las Vegas, and am excited to spend the next three years here at UNLV furthering my education, and providing care to the local residents.”

Dr. Cale Forgeus

Dr. Cale Forgeus

Dr. Cale Forgues grew up in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Hobart College in 2009. He went on to complete a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences and Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) from Midwestern University in 2016.  When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Forgues is an avid hockey, squash, and lacrosse player and fan.  At home, Dr. Forgues has two Hungarian Vizsla’s who wait patiently for him to get home so he can play fetch for hours.

Dr. Jason Klingler

Dr. Jason Klingler

Dr. Jason Klingler was raised in a large family in Mesa, Arizona. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Brigham Young University. Prior to entering advanced post-doctoral residency specializing in orthodontics, Dr. Klingler received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from UNLV School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of many dental organizations including Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Nevada Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. Dr. Klingler is a loyal Phoenix Suns fan and follower of the NBA. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, road trips, and baking with his amazing wife Aubrey and their regal Italian Greyhound, Duke. 

Dr. Mark Whiting Dr. Mark Whiting

Dr. Mark Whiting is a Las Vegas Native, born and raised.  He left home for a 2-year church mission in Chicago and to complete an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Brigham Young University. Following undergrad, he moved to Weifang, China to teach English at the Shandong College of Economics and Business before finally returning to Las Vegas to begin dental school at UNLV in 2012.  While in dental school he met his beautiful fiancé Lindsay. He began his residency at UNLV in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys walking Lola (his dog), hiking, going to the lake, electronics, traveling, and snowboarding.

dr.-graydon-carr.jpg Dr. Graydon Carr

Dr. Graydon Carr was born and raised in Gilroy, California also known as the Garlic Capital of the World. For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Carr attended the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology. After Santa Barbara, he moved back home to work as a substitute teacher and manager of a local fitness center. After two years following Santa Barbara, he moved to San Francisco and attended the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). During his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying in shape, racquetball, golf, and traveling around Las Vegas with his fiancée and soon to be wife.

dr.-alexander-dao.jpg Dr. Alexander Dao

Dr. Alexander Dao grew up in a small town in Northfield, New Jersey. He graduated with a double major in Biological Sciences and Economics with a minor in psychology at Rutgers University - New Brunswick Campus. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (DMD) at the Kornberg School of Dentistry - Temple University. He graduated with the highest honors and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilion National Dental Honor Society. After working as a general dentist in Dallas, he decided to move to Las Vegas to continue his education through an advanced post-doctoral specialty in orthodontics. In his advanced post-doctoral specialty in orthodontics. In his spare time, he likes to eat various cuisines, watch sports, play basketball, and workout.

dr.-daniel-jarrett.jpg Dr. Daniel M. Jarrett

Dr. Daniel M. Jarrett was born in New York City and raised, since the age of five, in Edina, Minnesota. There, he developed his passion for team sports and played in the renowned Minnesota State Hockey Tournament. He then attended Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, earning a B.A. degree in 2011, majoring in Chemistry and playing varsity soccer. He returned to his hometown to volunteer in providing dental services to the less fortunate and coach youth hockey before leaving the frozen tundra of Minnesota for the Windy City of Chicago, Illinois, where in 2017 he received his D.M.D. from Midwestern University. From there, he joined the orthodontic residency program at UNLV. While adjusting to the constant blue skies and heat of Las Vegas, Dr. Jarrett enjoys golfing, music, and fitness.

dr.-andrew-lee.jpg Dr. Andrew Christopher Lee

Dr. Andrew Christopher Lee grew up in the metropolitan city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. After graduating from high school he moved to San Francisco and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of San Francisco. In 2015, he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from UCSF School of Dentistry. After working for two years in Los Angeles, he decided to continue his education in post-doctoral residency specializing in orthodontics at UNLV. Andrew enjoys cooking new dishes, playing sports such as soccer, tennis and golf and enjoys going to museums. He is proud to say that he has traveled to over one hundred cities by the age of 23 and is very excited to be living in Las Vegas.

dr.-sogol-shantiyai.jpg Dr. Sogol Shantiyai

Dr. Sogol Shantiyai was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from San Diego State University, and later earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. Following dental school, Dr. Shantiyai completed a General Practice Residency at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, NY before moving to Las Vegas to continue her orthodontic education. On her free time, Dr. Shantiyai enjoys to travel, spend time at the beach and watch college football. She loves to try new restaurants, and will never say no to a good latte!

dr.-melissa-ven-dange.jpg Dr. Melissa Ven Dange

Dr. Melissa Ven Dange was born and raised in Orange County, California. She completed her Bachelor of Science with a major in biology and minor in chemistry at California State University, Long Beach. She then went on to earn her DMD degree at Western University of Health Sciences. In her spare time, she enjoys strolling through local museums, botanical gardens, and antique shops, hiking, long road trips, and attending classical music concerts. She loves exploring, whether it is new foods (she considers herself a foodie - recommendations gladly welcomed) or new cities. “I am so excited to start my new journey here and can’t wait to discover what Las Vegas has to offer in terms of furthering my education and broadening my horizons.”