Dr. Daniel R. Murphy is a periodontist at Capital City Periodontics & Oral Implantology. He graduated with a B.A. from The University of Texas in 2000. He obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2005. During his years as a dental student, Dr. Murphy was involved with several graduate research projects on the subject of occlusion. In 2008, Dr. Murphy received a Certificate in Periodontics as well as a Masters of Science degree from Saint Louis University based on his research of dental laser surgery. Dr. Murphy was elevated to Diplomate status with the American Board of Periodontology in 2008 – an achievement reserved only for an elite group of periodontists nationwide.
Oral surgeon: Mark Straka DDS, MS
Dr. Straka is a native of Elyria, Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University (BA Biology 1975) and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (DDS 1978). Dr. Straka completed a one year general practice residency at The Medical College of Ohio (Toledo, OH) then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at The Ohio State University (1982). Dr. Straka is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of the Ohio Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Straka is currently on staff at Riverside Methodist Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospitals and has provided over 30 years of full scope oral and maxillofacial surgery in private practice in Columbus, Ohio.
Orthodontist: Andrew Wade DDS, MS
Doctor Andrew Wade attended Upper Arlington High School and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Wittenberg University in 1993. Doctor Wade completed Dental School at The Ohio State University followed by three years in the United States Navy Dental Corps, where he served at Naval Medical Center San Diego and as the Dental Officer onboard USS JUNEAU and USS DUBUQUE. A third-generation orthodontist, Doctor Wade earned his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics from the Ohio State University and now serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthodontics on the faculty of the OSU College of Dentistry. He is actively involved in professional organizations and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists. Doctor Wade is an accomplished piano and guitar player, and when not practicing orthodontics he enjoys music, photography, the outdoors, and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Lissa, have three boys, Cameron , Adam and Henry. Dr. Wade stays busy as a boy scout leader, community volunteer, and active member at church.
Pediatric Dentist: Dr. Mitzi Hines DDS
Mitzi L. Hines is native to the south side of Columbus and completed both her undergraduate and dental school education at Ohio State University. She went on to complete her pediatric dentistry residency at Case Medical Center and was chief resident at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Now back in Columbus, Dr. Hines is proud to be part of Hines Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry.
Plastic Surgeon: Bivik Shah MD
Dr. Bivik Shah grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned an electrical engineering degree from the University of Michigan before returning to Ohio to attend medical school at Ohio State University. Dr. Shah later joined the faculty of Ohio State University, where he was responsible for performing surgery on some of the city's most complicated burn and reconstruction cases. In addition, he has written several papers that have been published in medical journals. Dr. Shah is actively involved in Operation Smile, which provides voluntary care to children around the world and in the United States who are born with facial deformities. Dr. Shah has been on four separate Operation Smile missions, visiting Thailand, India, Honduras, and Bolivia to provide care to children born with cleft lip and cleft palate deformities. During the Operation Smile missions, which last for one or two weeks, Dr. Shah, and fellow volunteers operate for charity on about 100-150 children, providing them with new smiles and a renewed hope for the future.
Skin Health and Care Specialist: Jaclyn Peresetsky
Jaclyn Peresetsky, owner of Skin Perfect Clinic and esthetician, was born with a makeup brush in her hand. Ever since she can remember, she has been captivated by makeup, skin care, color and all things beautiful. Her interests led her to receiving specialized education at the Columbus College of Art & Design where she studied color theory. Jaclyn married her expertise in color theory with her interest in skin care and cosmetics by studying with the best plastic surgeons and skin care therapists at the Ohio State University. She has worked as an aesthetician for some of the most renown plastic surgeons in the mid-west. She is known as the go-to- expert in the greater Columbus area for microcurrent treatments, custom blend makeup, eyebrow design, color theory and custom skin care, having served many of the same skin-glistening clients for years.