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Dr. Ryan Milewski

Dr. Ryan Milewski Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Bio

Education

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • UNC School of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.)
  • North Carolina State University, Bachelor of Science degree, Zoology

Certifications and Licensure

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • North Carolina Dental License
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Membership

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • North Carolina Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Awards

  • Hillenbrand-Lupton Award for Academic Excellence in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Phillip J. Boyne Memorial Scholarship Award for the AAOMS Dental Implant Conference

Dr. Ryan Milewski is a native to North Carolina, growing up in Southern Pines. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from NCSU in Zoology, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Next, he attended dental school followed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was awarded the Hillenbrand-Lupton Award for Academic Achievement in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

He was motivated and inspired during dental school by the excellent surgeons treating complex problems and their grateful patients. Dr. Milewski completed his training with a four-year surgical residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UNC.

His residency focused on the surgical treatment of dentofacial abnormalities, oral and maxillofacial pathology, facial trauma, anesthesia and routine oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. He frequently volunteers at UNC as adjunct faculty working with dental students in the oral surgery clinics.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of numerous professional dental organizations.

His surgical interests include dental implant surgery, extractions, bone grafting, and pathology.

Dr. Milewski lives in Raleigh with his wife, Marissa, their son, and Tucker, his husky puppy.

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Dr. Nathan Kryn

Dr. Nathan Kryn Orthodontist Bio

Education

  • University of Colorado Denver and Health Sciences Center School of Dental Medicine, Department of Orthodontics, Certificate in Orthodontics and MSD
  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • North Carolina State University, Pre-dental Studies in Biology

Certifications and Licensure

  • Cerec Ortho 3D Digital Scanning Course and Certification
  • ClearCorrect Certification
  • LingualCare iBraces Course and Certification
  • RMO Dual-Top Anchor TAD System Seminar and Workshop Certificate
  • Invisalign Certification
  • North Carolina Dental License
  • SUNY at Buffalo SDM Department of OMFS Proficiency Certificate in Lasers in Dentistry
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Certification

Membership

  • Southern Association and NC Association of Orthodontists
    American Association of Orthodontists

Research

  • University of Colorado Denver School of Dental Medicine, Department of Orthodontics

Dr. Nathan Kryn studied at North Carolina State University and went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He graduated first in his class with the highest honor of Summa Cum Laude.

Dr. Kryn was awarded his Orthodontic Certificate and Master of Science in Dentistry from the University of Colorado Denver. Throughout his educational career, Dr. Kryn’s academic excellence was rewarded with numerous scholarships. During his Orthodontic residency training, Dr. Kryn participated in various studies involving the very latest advancements in orthodontics as well as completing a professional research project in the field of Biomaterials.

Dr. Kryn is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Southern Association of Orthodontists, and the North Carolina Association of Orthodontists. During his training he received advanced certification in Invisalign clear braces treatment, training in The Damon System self-ligating orthodontic appliances and temporary anchorage devices (mini-screws), as well as attended numerous lectures on the latest advancements in orthodontics.

Dr. Kryn enjoys enhancing his orthodontic knowledge by pursuing the most advanced proven techniques the orthodontic profession has to offer. In return, Dr. Kryn is able to provide his patients with the best of care in a relaxed and compassionate manner. Dr. Kryn is actively involved with many church and community projects. He also enjoys recreational running, calisthenics, playing the piano, cooking and is a car enthusiast. Dr. Kryn is committed to his family and particularly enjoys spending time with his young nephews and niece.

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Dr. Jo Dunn

Dr. Huyen-Chau Dunn Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Bio

Education

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency (OMFS), David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, CA
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD), Bolling Air Force Base, DC
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), Major: Integrative Biology, Minor: Asian American Studies, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Certifications and Licensure

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Fellow, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • New York Dental License
  • North Carolina Dental License
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support—former instructor
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • North East Regional Boards
  • North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners
  • National Board of Dental Examiners—United States Part 1
  • National Board of Dental Examiners—United States Part 2

Scholarships and Awards:

  • Meritorious Service Medal, United States Air Force, 2009, 2006
  • Trauma Team Hero Award, United States Air Force, 2005
  • Commendation Service Medal, United States Air Force, 2001
  • Company Grade Officer of the Quarter, United States Air Force, 2000
  • Health Professions Scholarship, United States Air Force, 1999
  • Silver Medalist at the National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships, 1995
  • Gold Medalist at the National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships, 1994
  • National Collegiate Taekwondo team member (Fin weight) competing in Seoul, Korea, 1994

 

Dr. Dunn has outstanding training and experience as an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, having served our military for ten years. She spent the last five years of her Air Force career overseas, first in Korea and then Germany, where she was a staff surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, our nation’s largest overseas medical facility. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California at Berkeley and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry. She was awarded a Health Professions Scholarship by the United States Air Force while in dental school and has completed extensive training with the Air Force: a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Bolling Air Force Base (DC) in 2000 and a four year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Travis Air Force Base (California) in 2005. She left the Air Force a highly decorated officer. She is board-certified in her specialty and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Huyen Chau Dunn - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon

 

Dr. Elias Haralambakis

Dr. Elias Haralambakis Sedation Dentist Bio

Education

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery DDS Degree at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
  • Campbell University Double Major in Biology and Chemistry

Internships

  • Genesee Hospital in Rochester Surgical Internship

Dr. Haralambakis (aka Dr. H) was born and raised in Melbourne Australia. His family is Greek and he lived all his teenage years in Greece.  Dr. Haralambakis came to the United States at age 19 to attend college where he received his undergraduate degree from Campbell University with a major in Biology and Chemistry as well as graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Haralambakis attended dental school at UNC-Chapel Hill where he attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. After that, he completed his Surgical internship for a year at Genesee Hospital in Rochester before going into private practice for 9 years. Dr. Elias Haralambakis has a quiet, but caring demeanor.  He enjoys multiple areas of dental care including sedation dentistry.  He has previously been a Lane & Associates Family Dentistry team member since 2009. He has two young children and has lived in Raleigh for 15+ years. In his spare time, Dr. H enjoys deep sea fishing and big game hunting.

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Dr. Rita McGrogan

Dr. Rita McGrogan Orthodontist Bio

Education

Research

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Mechanisms of Tooth Eruption

Dr. Rita McGrogan spent 3 years at the University of Pittsburgh for her undergraduate studies where she excelled and gained early admittance to dental school.  She then attended the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine where she graduated in the top 10 of her class and received several awards for her research in the mechanisms of tooth eruption. 

Having developed a passion for orthodontics, Dr. McGrogan went on to complete a 3-year orthodontic residency at the University of Maryland while also earning her Master of Science in Oral Biology. She then returned to Pittsburgh, PA where she went on to own her highly successful orthodontic private practice for over 15 years. 

Dr. McGrogan and her husband, Jeff, always knew their futures weren’t tied to Pittsburgh forever and after an extensive search fell in love with the Raleigh area. They and their 5 children (plus 2 dogs and 1 cat) have recently relocated to North Carolina and are thrilled to be here and to be part of North Carolina Oral Surgery + Orthodontics! 

Away from the office, Dr. McGrogan enjoys running, biking, gardening and is trying to become a golfer.  However, her greatest pleasure comes from spending time with her family and cheering them on in their (many) activities! 

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Dr. Ryan Costner

Dr. Ryan Costner Sedation Dentist Bio

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Brigham Young University
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University

Internships

  • University of Iowa, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • University of Missouri – Kansas City, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Ryan Costner was raised in Hope Mills, NC. After high school, he served a two-year mission for his church in Hawaii and the Republic of Kiribati. Shortly after returning home he married his wife, Lacey, and began his undergraduate education.

Dr. Costner completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Brigham Young University and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from Virginia Commonwealth University. He then completed two surgical internships, first with the University of Iowa Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and then with the University of Missouri – Kansas City Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

He recently relocated to Whispering Pines with his wife and four children. In his free time, Dr. Costner prefers to spend time with his family, exercise, woodworking, and travel. He is excited to be joining North Carolina Oral Surgery + Orthodontics.

Dr. Matt Miller

Dr. Matt Miller Sedation Dentist Bio

Education

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Iowa College of Dentistry
  • Bachelor of Science, Loras College, Maxima Cum Laude

Postgraduate Training

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2011-2014
  • Exodontia Fellowship, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 2014
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxicourse 2017

Certification and Licensure

  • North Carolina Dental License
  • North Carolina Moderate Conscious Sedation Permit
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

Membership and Awards

  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Affiliate Associate Fellow
  • Caulk Dentsply Research Award

Dr. Miller was raised in Dubuque Iowa where he attended Loras College completing degrees in Biology and Chemistry, graduating Maxima Cum Laude. After his undergraduate training, he worked in research for several years before attending the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. From there, he was commissioned as a dental officer in the United States Navy. Serving for 12 years, Dr. Miller gained a variety of experience in his field holding a number of positions including being the dental department head on a US Naval warship, the USS FORT MCHENRY. Additionally, he was critical in the medical response to the Haiti earthquake and spent several months there as not only the dental department head but also the medical department head. From there, he completed 3 years of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training and an Exodontia Fellowship at Naval Medical Center, San Diego. After his military career, Dr. Miller joined Lane and Associates Family Dentistry. He has over 350 hours of continuing education focusing on Implant dentistry and is currently an Associate Affiliate Fellow in and a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Miller is working on becoming a Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and earning Diplomate status in the American Board of Oral Implantology, a distinction that only 250 US dentists have achieved.

Dr. Miller strives to use all of his knowledge and experience to provide the utmost care for his patients in a relaxed and compassionate manner.  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children. His hobbies include offshore fishing in the Outer Banks and Saltwater Aquaria.

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Dr. Megan Wong

Dr. Megan Wong Orthodontist Bio

Dr. Megan Wong was born and raised in Toronto where she studied Human Biology and Cell & System Biology at the University of Toronto. After being accepted into dental school after three years of her undergraduate education, she continued her studies at the University of Toronto to complete her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (DDS), graduating top of her class. Following dental school, she moved to New York to complete a Master’s degree in Orthodontics at Columbia University.

Dr. Wong’s passion is restoring self-confidence and she sincerely believes that smiling is the outward display of happiness that connects us to others. Helping her patients, including children, adults and families find healthy perceptions of themselves, she knows that no single approach is the right one for every individual and so has been trained in a range of modalities including conventional braces, self-ligating braces, and Invisalign. 

Along with her passion for orthodontics, she also enjoys reading, traveling, dancing (a former hip-hop dance instructor), and spending her weekends exploring both the beaches and mountains of North Carolina.

Dr. Angela Kang

Dr. Angela Kang Orthodontist Bio

Education

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine: Dentistry University of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA
  • Master of Science in Dentistry: Orthodontics University of Saint Louis – St. Louis, MO
  • Bachelor of Science: Neuroscience University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI

Certification and Licensure

  • North Carolina Dental License
  • BLS, CPR, and First aid
  • North East Regional Board (NERB/ADEX) exam

Memberships and Awards

  • North Carolina Dental Society (NCDS)
  • NuImage Advanced Dental Seminars
  • American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)

Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Angela Kang comes to NCOSO Orthodontics after completing her orthodontic residency at St. Louis University Center for Advanced Dental Education. She graduated with honors from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School and was a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society while there.

In addition to Dr. Kang’s passion for orthodontics, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and participating in any outdoor activities they can. She also loves playing the piano and cello in her spare time. Being an avid baker, you will also likely see her at many up and coming restaurants in the area.

Dr. William Temple

Dr. William H. Temple Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Bio

Education

  • Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree, Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, The Citadel, 2007

Certification and Licensure

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Training Certificate from Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, June 2018

Memberships and Awards

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association

Dr. William Temple graduated from dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2011 and accepted a commission into the U.S. Army Dental Corps. After completing a year one Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at Fort Jackson, SC, he was assigned as the 1st Brigade Dental Surgeon with the 3rd Infantry Division at Ft. Stewart, GA for two years. His residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was completed at Eisenhower Army Medical Center from 2014-2018.

Dr. Temple enjoys doing all facets of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery but finds particular satisfaction in performing implant dentistry, orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery, cosmetic procedures, and repair of traumatic facial injuries.

Dr. Temple joined NC Oral Surgery + Orthodontics after moving to the Fort Bragg area with the military. His family has fallen in love with this part of the country after having moved four times previously with the Army. Currently, Dr. Temple lives in Southern Pines and is very happy to call it home for their growing family.

Although Dr. Temple graduated from The Citadel in Charleston, SC, he is an ardent Clemson Tiger fan and enjoys taking his sons, Harry and Buford, to football games in Tiger Town. Dr. Temple’s family still enjoys getting back to the beautiful beaches and historic sites of Charleston when time permits.

Dr. Darren Cross

Dr. Darren R. Cross Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Bio

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, University of Health Sciences Antigua School of Medicine, St. John, West Indies
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree, Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C

Certification & Licensure

  • Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS), Howard University Hospital
  • Chief Resident of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Howard University, District of Columbia and Veterans Administration Hospitals in Washington, D.C.

Memberships & Awards

  • Double board certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Darren Cross grew up in Cambria Heights, New York. He majored in Pre-Med at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. His Bachelor of Science degree was received from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida. His Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree was obtained from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C. and his certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) was awarded from Howard University Hospital. He was also named Chief Resident of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Howard University, District of Columbia and Veterans Administration Hospitals in Washington, D.C. Afterward, he received his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from the University of Health Sciences Antigua School of Medicine in St. John, West Indies.

Dr. Cross is double board certified and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Cross, his wife Pamela, and his daughters, Bria and Morgan, reside in Durham, NC. They are the proud parents of four Maltese dogs (Cody, Jodie, CJ, and PJ). In his spare time, Dr. Cross enjoys traveling with his family, attending church, volunteering, mentoring to youth and playing golf.

Dr. Tyler Hart Orthodontist

Dr. Tyler Hart

Dr. Tyler Hart Orthodontist Bio

Education

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery – Virginia Commonwealth University, 2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology – Brigham Young University, 2004

Certification & Licensure

  • Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics – University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health, 2015
  • Certificate in Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders – University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health, 2013

Memberships & Awards

  • Member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Southern Association of Orthodontists and North Carolina Association of Orthodontists
  • Completion of Invisalign Aligner Intensive Fellowship
  • Completion of Invisalign Master’s Course
  • BLS and AED certified
  • North Carolina Dental License
  • Member of Durham-Orange Dental Society and John Dilday Study Club

Research

  • University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Brigham Young University Department of Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Dr. Tyler Hart was raised in the mountains of Utah and received a BS in Microbiology from Brigham Young University. He received his dental degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA where he met his wife, Jana. He then practiced general dentistry in Texas for two years. He continued his education in Upstate New York with a two-year fellowship in Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders at the University of Rochester. He stayed in Rochester for an additional two-year residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and now is thankful to call North Carolina home.

He is married with four adorable and rambunctious children, Faelyn, Lexi, Ellery, and Tate. He loves running, cycling, being outside camping, hiking with his family, and volunteering at church. Three things that most people may not know about him are he can play the William Tell Overture on his buccinator muscles, he was once vaccinated against Anthrax, and he won silverware and a trip to Portugal on The Price is Right. Come On Down!