Dr. J. Michael O’Gara was raised in Reno, NV; he graduated from Bishop Manogue High School and the University of Nevada, Reno before receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Southern California in 1979. Dr. O’Gara has received a fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry as a distinction for his commitment to post-graduate education (a distinction awarded to less than 1% of dentists). Dr. O’Gara is committed to delivering state-of-the-art dentistry in a gentle caring environment. With 27 years of experience and hundreds of hours of post-graduate education, Dr. O’Gara is able to create and maintain beautiful smiles in just a few office visits.
Dr. O’Gara graduated from Bishop Manogue High School and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Nevada, Reno before receiving her DDS degree at the University of Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California. She has received post-graduate training at the Las Vegas Institute (LVI) among others to ensure the highest level of care for her patients.
Dr. Hodges was born at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center alongside his triplet sisters. Together they grew up on Air Force bases in the Pacific and along the East Coast until their dad retired as a General in the Washington D.C. area. Before pursuing dentistry, Dr. Hodges studied at the University of Virginia for his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Master’s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Hodges went on to graduate from NYU with his dental degree and participated in multiple clinical honors programs and research projects to fast track his development as a well-rounded dentist.