Meet The Doctors

Reno's Trusted Family Dentists


Michael O'Gara, D.D.S.

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 continues to strive for excellence through cutting-edge technology and techniques. He is certified in the use of the diode laser and has received training and certificates in Anxiolysis (conscious sedation) in addition to the use of nitrous oxide to provide the patient with a comfortable and stress-free dental experience.

Dr. O’Gara has been awarded a Fellowship and completed extensive training at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental studied in Advanced & Comprehensive Aesthetic Restoration (full mouth restoration which is completed by less than 600 dentists world-wide) and in Neuromuscular Dentistry.


Tricia O'Gara, D.D.S.

Dr. Tricia O’Gara was born and raised in Reno, Nevada where she spends most of her time with her husband and three children, Brayden, Kylie, and Chase. Their hobbies include outdoor activities such as water skiing, tennis and mountain bike riding.  

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

Christy Phan, D.M.D.

About the Dentist

Dr. Christy Phan is committed to delivering exceptional dental care with precision and compassion. Dr. Phan earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, following a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. Edward’s University.

Dr. Phan’s expertise spans various areas of dentistry, including general dentistry, implant restorations, periodontics, and removable prosthodontics. She educates patients on oral health issues and proper care to prevent caries and disease. Her approach is focused on building rapport with patients and cultivating an overall exceptional patient experience.

Dr. Phan is dedicated to the dental profession and to her community. Outside of her clinical work, she has volunteered extensively, providing dental care to underserved populations. Dr. Phan has delivered essential dental care to homeless youth and coordinated dental services for victims of domestic violence in a women’s shelter.


General Dentistry
Preventive Dentistry
Restorative Dentistry
Emergency Dentistry
Oral Surgery


Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Nevada Las Vegas
Bachelor of Science in Biology, St. Edward’s University