About Your Dentist

Mariela Gaughan, DDS

“Nothing you wear is more important than your smile.” – Connie Stevens

My Mission

“I love to assist patients in developing and executing plans to achieve good oral health while promoting beautiful smiles. I want you to have the smile you have always wanted and very much deserve.”


  • Marquette University School of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Milwaukee, WI
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences – Chicago, IL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Gaughan is an active member of the American Dental Association and Hispanic Dental Association. To stay current and provide the most advanced treatment options, Dr. Gaughan believes in being a life-long learner. She is active in continuing education programs and study clubs.

Life & Hobbies

When Dr. Gaughan is not practicing dentistry, she spends a lot of quality time with her husband trying new cuisine, camping in the great outdoors, and riding her bike. She aspires to be a great cook; ask her what she’s been cooking lately!

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Jonathan Journett, DDS

“A good dentist never gets on your nerves.”

My Mission

“To provide high quality care to all patients willing to trust me with their dental health and to ensure patients are treated as family. To ease any dental anxiety and to work hard instilling confidence, one smile at a time.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery - University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry – Baltimore, MD

Bachelor of Arts in Biology – Kean University – Union, NJ

Advanced Education in General Dentistry – Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, VA

Professional Memberships

Dr. Journett is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Maryland State Dental Association. 

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Journett grew up in Hoboken, NJ. He loves to play baseball and enjoys being outdoors whether it’s hiking, camping, biking, rock climbing, or traveling. When he’s not in the office, Dr. Journett enjoys cooking with his girlfriend. In fact, Dr. Journett used to be a flavor chemist!