Nuestros Cirujanos orales


Dr. Jacob Carroll, DMD

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine

Banner University Medical Center Phoenix, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Parte favorita del trabajo: I am grateful for the opportunity to help patients as they put their trust in me for their surgical needs. I look to help alleviate the anxiety that people have while improving their quality of life.

Intereses: Family, church service, sports of all kinds, camping and outdoors activities.

idiomas: Russian


Dr. Michael H. Grousd, DDS

University of Illinois College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL

Loyola University College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Parte favorita del trabajo: I have always experienced great satisfaction in helping people. This profession has given me the opportunity to do that on a daily basis.

Intereses: Golf, hiking, and alpine climbing.

Dr. Alex Nguyen, DDS

University of Southern California, DDS

Carle Foundation Hospital, Champaign-Urbana, IL, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Dr. Nguyen was born and raised in Southern California. At the young age of 17, he obtained his California Dental Radiology Assisting license. While attending the University of California, San Diego, he worked as a dental assistant while obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology. With a career in dentistry in mind, he then attended the University of Southern California for dental school, where he found his love for surgery. There, Dr. Nguyen received multiple awards, including one for his research and one from the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at USC, he left sunny California to attend a rigorous four-year residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. His training there included: full facial reconstruction from traumatic injuries, head and neck cancer ablation with reconstruction using local and free flaps, benign tumor and cyst management of the head and neck, cleft lip and palate repair, craniofacial surgeries on children and neonates with facial abnormalities, open tracheostomies for the Intensive Care Unit, corrective jaw (orthognathic) surgery, dentoalveolar and dental implant surgery with bone grafting, and delivering safe anesthesia to pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Nguyen maintains these professional interests. Along with being in the office, he has full hospital privileges at Honor Health in Scottsdale and Dignity Health in Chandler, which are both Level 1 Trauma Centers. Dr. Nguyen also participates in multiple free dental days as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, including the Arizona Mission of Mercy, to help the underserved community in the Valley. He is certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and Basic Life Support. He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of the American Society of Dental Anesthetists, and Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. 


Dr. Travis Sorensen, DDS

University of Oklahoma, DDS

University of Mississippi, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Parte favorita del trabajo: I love being able to take care of a patient that is either scared or in pain, and be able to treat them in a way that alleviates both their fear and pain. Many people have a fear of dentists and an oral surgeon is even scarier. I love treating a patient and having them say, “Wow, that was easy!”

Intereses: Golfing, college football, model airplanes, drones, camping, fishing, hiking, skiing.

idiomas: Spanish


Dr. Carlton Taylor, DMD

The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, DMD

Banner University Medical Center Phoenix, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Parte favorita del trabajo: I love the satisfaction of helping people get out of pain. Many people come in with not only pain, but fear and anxiety for the treatment. I love when we get the comment, “We are already done?”

Intereses: Spending time with family, hiking, rock-climbing, ciclismo, tennis.

idiomas: Inglés


Dr. Amogh Velangi, DDS

College of Dentistry, New York University, DDS

New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency

Parte favorita del trabajo: Providing immediate pain relief along with long-term reconstruction for our patients. también, making them feel as comfortable as possible and giving them a great experience.

Intereses: Spending time with family, de viaje, watching movies, exercising, and enjoying hockey.