Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: Current Residents


Chief Residents

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Nathan Cary, DDS

  • Dental Degree: University at Buffalo - 2014
  • Undergraduate Degree: University at Buffalo, BS Biomedical Science – 2010

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Chris Swearingen, DDS

  • Dental Degree: University of Tennessee - 2014
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Memphis, BS in Biology - 2007


Third Year

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Charles Felts, DDS

  • Dental Degree: University of Tennessee- 2015
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, BS in Biology – 2010

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Eric Lomas, DDS

  • AEGD: VA Hospital Long Beach, CA - 2015
  • Dental Degree: Creighton University - 2014
  • Undergraduate Degree: Creighton University, BA in Philosophy – 2010


Second Year

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David Lifferth, DMD

  • Dental Degree: Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health - 2016
  • Undergraduate: University of Utah, BS in Exercise and Sport Science - 2012

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Jonathan Redditt, DMD

  • GPR: Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare - 2016
  • Dental Degree: Case Western Reserve University - 2015
  • Undergraduate Degree: Mercyhurst University, BS in Sport Medicine – 2011


First Year

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Payton Seelinger, DDS

  • Dental Degree: University of Tennessee - 2016
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Central Arkansas, BS in Biology – 2010

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Neilson Wagley, DMD

  • Dental Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine - 2017
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Utah, B.S. in Public Health - 2013