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.”

Education

  • 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!

Monica Gendi, DMD

"Let us always meet each other with smiles, for a smile is the beginning of love." - Mother Teresa

My Mission

Dr. Monica Gendi is dedicated to creating a comfortable environment for her patients and loves the opportunity dentistry provides her to get to know her patients on a personal level and partner with them towards achieving their goals. Dr. Gendi enjoys exploring new countries, cultures and languages and is passionate about eliminating healthcare barriers in vulnerable communities. She has served on mission trips in the Dominican Republic and Egypt, and believes in the importance of building community across borders. She is fluent in English, Arabic and French.

Education

Residency in General Dentistry with a focus on treating children and adults with special needs and providing dental care to patients with complex medical conditions. University of North Carolina Hospital - Chapel Hill, NC

Doctor of Dental Medicine - Tufts University School of Dental Medicine – Medford, MA

Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology (magna cum laude) - Boston University – Boston, MA

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Gendi is a member of the American Dental Association and regularly attends continuing education courses to stay current on new advances in the field of dentistry in order to best serve her patients.

Life & Hobbies

Having grown up by the sea, Dr. Gendi loves to swim and spend time on the beach. She enjoys traveling, exploring new places, reading, spending time with her family and friends, and anything Disney! She believes in investing in others and is an active member in her Coptic Orthodox church community.