Faculty

Expertise, Leadership and Dedication.

Expertise, Leadership and Dedication.

Creighton Dental Faculty Group

At Creighton School of Dentistry, our faculty members are exceptional teachers dedicated to our mission and vision. They approach student education with a spirit of collaboration that creates a cohesive learning experience.

Our faculty has expertise in all of the specialty areas of dentistry; 93 percent of our specialists are board certified. All instructors are dedicated practitioners and many are cutting-edge researchers, who are eager to inspire students. Creighton embraces the principle that leading by example instills the values that are the hallmarks of Creighton dentists: competence, care, and compassion.

Full-Time Faculty Directory

We’ve organized our full-time faculty members’ information by department and,  in addition, listed each of them below alphabetically. All part-time faculty information can be found within the departments.

Anne S. Aiello, BS, DMD, MS

Anne S. Aiello, BS, DMD, MS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

asa96117@creighton.edu

402.280.5047

Ashley Aubry

Ashley Aubry

Instructor

School of Dentistry

ana08001@creighton.edu

Laura C. Barritt, BS, PhD

Laura C. Barritt, BS, PhD

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

lcb56171@creighton.edu

402.280.5212

Teena T. Beehner, RDH, MS

Teena T. Beehner, RDH, MS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

ttb97865@creighton.edu

402.280.4523

Thomas J. Beeson, BA, DDS

Thomas J. Beeson, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

Chair, Endodontics Department Creighton University School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

  • Diplomate American Board of Endodontic 1999

tjb31225@creighton.edu

402.280.5089

Douglas K. Benn, MPhil, PhD, DDR, DDS

Douglas K. Benn, MPhil, PhD, DDR, DDS

Professor

Director, Radiology Department

School of Dentistry

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

dkb47296@creighton.edu

402.280.5025

Thomas P. Berry, BS, DDS

Thomas P. Berry, BS, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

tpb47414@creighton.edu

402.280.5103

Paul Beutler

Paul Beutler

School of Dentistry

David A. Blaha, DDS

David A. Blaha, DDS

Associate Professor

Chair, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department

School of Dentistry

dab80914@creighton.edu

402.280.5017

William G. Carney, DDS

William G. Carney, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

wgc68286@creighton.edu

402.280.4179

Lucinda R. Carroll, BS, DDS

Lucinda R. Carroll, BS, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

lrc77272@creighton.edu

402.280.4569

William T. Cavel, DDS

William T. Cavel, DDS

Professor

Coordinator, Regional Board Coordinator

Coordinator, Creighton University School of Dentistry Dental Assisting Programs

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School of Dentistry

wtc76415@creighton.edu

402.280.5078

D.  R. Cerutis, BS, PhD

D. R. Cerutis, BS, PhD

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

drc05835@creighton.edu

402.280.5033

Hardeep K. Chehal, BSC, BDS, DDS

Hardeep K. Chehal, BSC, BDS, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

hkc60682@creighton.edu

402.280.5645

Stephani J. Dale, DDS

Stephani J. Dale, DDS

Instructor

School of Dentistry

sjh52692@creighton.edu

Sharon M. Daly, RDH, BS

Sharon M. Daly, RDH, BS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

smd98388@creighton.edu

402.280.5085

Gregory L. Davis, BA, DDS

Gregory L. Davis, BA, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

gld88755@creighton.edu

402.280.3406

Scott C. DiLorenzo, BA, DDS

Scott C. DiLorenzo, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

scd39691@creighton.edu

402.280.5695

Sherill Domet

Sherill Domet

School of Dentistry

Timothy M. Durham, BS, DDS, MPA

Timothy M. Durham, BS, DDS, MPA

Professor

Senior Associate Dean, School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

 tmd42455@creighton.edu

402.280.5023

Mark D. Essner, BS, DDS

Mark D. Essner, BS, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

mes37532@creighton.edu

Joseph V. Franco, Junior, BA, DDS

Joseph V. Franco, Junior, BA, DDS

Assistant Professor

Assistant Director, Creighton University School of Dentistry Clinics

School of Dentistry

jfr16381@creighton.edu

402.280.5124

Jason H. Goodchild, BA, DMD

Jason H. Goodchild, BA, DMD

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

jasongoodchild@creighton.edu

402.280.4579

Kelly A. Gould, RDH, BS

Kelly A. Gould, RDH, BS

Assistant Professor

Director, Extramural Programs

School of Dentistry

kgo83073@creighton.edu

402.280.5006

Andrea L. Hall, DDS

Andrea L. Hall, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

  • Prosthodontics

alh96774@creighton.edu

402.280.5604

Laura E. Harris-Vieyra, BS, DDS

Laura E. Harris-Vieyra, BS, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

  • Periodontics (Specialist)

lhm33497@creighton.edu

402.280.5053

Jennifer A. Hasslen, BA, DDS

Jennifer A. Hasslen, BA, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

jaj83380@creighton.edu

402.280.5279

Kenneth P. Hermsen, DDS, MS

Kenneth P. Hermsen, DDS, MS

Professor

School of Dentistry

kph49807@creighton.edu

402.280.4574

Jose L. Ibarrola, CD, MS, DDS

Jose L. Ibarrola, CD, MS, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

  • Certificate in Endodontics Marquette University 1984

jli44887@creighton.edu

402.280.5008

Margaret A. Jergenson, BS, DDS

Margaret A. Jergenson, BS, DDS

Associate Professor

Chair, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Oral Biology Department

School of Dentistry

maj94668@creighton.edu

402.280.5057

James A. Kelly

James A. Kelly

Associate Professor

Chair, Prosthodontics

School of Dentistry

jak52937@creighton.edu

William P. Kelsey, lll, DDS

William P. Kelsey, lll, DDS

Professor

Senior Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

School of Dentistry

wpk11886@creighton.edu

402.280.5093

Melissa S. Lang, BS, MS, DDS

Melissa S. Lang, BS, MS, DDS

Associate Professor

Director, Predoctoral Periodontics Program Creighton University School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

  • Periodontics

msm89504@creighton.edu

402.280.5085

Terry F. Lanphier, BS, DDS

Terry F. Lanphier, BS, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

tfl36381@creighton.edu

402.280.5031

Mark A. Latta, DMD

Mark A. Latta, DMD

Professor

Dean

School of Dentistry

  • General Practice Residentcy 1983-1984
  • Dental Biomaterials

mal13216@creighton.edu

402.280.5061

Jared R. Little, BA, DDS

Jared R. Little, BA, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

jrl02400@creighton.edu

402.280.5643

Mark D. Markham, BA, DDS

Mark D. Markham, BA, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

mdm94871@creighton.edu

712.243.1833

Luke F. Matranga, DDS, MS

Luke F. Matranga, DDS, MS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

lfm08886@creighton.edu

402.280.4556

Kirstin T. McCarville, DDS, MS

Kirstin T. McCarville, DDS, MS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

ktm93408@creighton.edu

402.280.5602

Kimberly K. McFarland, BA, DDS, MHSA

Kimberly K. McFarland, BA, DDS, MHSA

Professor

School of Dentistry

kkm40774@creighton.edu

402.280.4529

Thomas R. Meng, Junior, BA, DDS

Thomas R. Meng, Junior, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

Chair, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Strategic Planning and Assessment Committee

School of Dentistry

  • Prosthodontics

trm26636@creighton.edu

402.280.5083

Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, CAGS, MSD, PhD

Takanari Miyamoto, DDS, CAGS, MSD, PhD

Associate Professor

Chair, Creighton University School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

  • Periodontics

tmi93937@creighton.edu

402.280.5086

David T. Mohs, DDS, MS

David T. Mohs, DDS, MS

Associate Professor

Director, Director of Orthodontics, Creighton University School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

  • Orthodontics

dtm12532@creighton.edu

402.280.5211

Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, MS

Lorenzo Mordini, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

LorenzoMordini@creighton.edu

Bruce Mowat, DDS

Bruce Mowat, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

bmo98699@creighton.edu

402.280.5621

Carol M. Murdock, BA, DDS

Carol M. Murdock, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

  • General Dentistry

cmm66753@creighton.edu

402.280.5271

William T. Naughton, BA, DDS

William T. Naughton, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

  • General Dentistry

wtn64986@creighton.edu

402.280.4565

Neil S. Norton, BA, PhD

Neil S. Norton, BA, PhD

Professor

School of Dentistry

denschadm@creighton.edu

402.280.5002

Martha E. Nunn, DDS, PhD

Martha E. Nunn, DDS, PhD

Professor

Director, CENTER FOR ORAL HEALTH RESEARCH

School of Dentistry

men98252@creighton.edu

402.280.5262

Barbara J. O'Kane, BS, MS, PhD

Barbara J. O'Kane, BS, MS, PhD

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

bjo99801@creighton.edu

402.280.5029

James D. O'Meara, BA, DDS

James D. O'Meara, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

Director, Creighton University School of Dentistry, ILAC Dental Director

School of Dentistry

jdo37166@creighton.edu

402.280.3420

Lawrence Parrish, BS, MS, DDS

Lawrence Parrish, BS, MS, DDS

Associate Professor

Coordinator, Department of Periodontics

School of Dentistry

  • Periodontics

lcp09409@creighton.edu

402.280.5085

Shawn E. Powell, BS, MS, DDS

Shawn E. Powell, BS, MS, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

sep04218@creighton.edu

402.280.5052

Scott M. Radniecki, BS, DDS

Scott M. Radniecki, BS, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

smr62814@creighton.edu

402.280.5069

Sonia M. Rocha-Sanchez, BS, MS, PhD

Sonia M. Rocha-Sanchez, BS, MS, PhD

Professor

Director, Biomedical Sciences Research Core

Assistant Dean, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Research

School of Dentistry

  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Business Development
  • Technology Transfer

sar07173@creighton.edu

402.280.5098

Cynthia C. Russell, BS, DDS

Cynthia C. Russell, BS, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

ccr04684@creighton.edu

402.280.5642

Kevin P. Ryan, BS, DDS

Kevin P. Ryan, BS, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

kpr25524@creighton.edu

402.280.5192

Leslie T. Sanders, RDH, BS

Leslie T. Sanders, RDH, BS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

lts12407@creighton.edu

402.280.4523

Donal D. Scheidel, DDS

Donal D. Scheidel, DDS

Associate Professor

Director, Patient Management Advisor, Continuing Education Department Creighton University School of Dentistry

Director, Continuing Education Department Creighton University School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

dds03421@creighton.edu

402.280.5229

Raymond S. Shaddy, BS, DDS

Raymond S. Shaddy, BS, DDS

Associate Professor

Chair, Department of General Dentistry Creighton University School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

rss91853@creighton.edu

402.280.5226

James L. Sheets, BA, DDS

James L. Sheets, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

  • Prosthodontics

jls63680@creighton.edu

402.280.5635

Jared H. Smith, DDS, MS

Jared H. Smith, DDS, MS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

jhs49680@creighton.edu

402.280.5084

Randy E. Stout, DDS

Randy E. Stout, DDS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

res55248@creighton.edu

402.280.3403

Shikha Tarang, BS, MS, PhD

Shikha Tarang, BS, MS, PhD

Instructor

School of Dentistry

sta65673@creighton.edu

402.280.5028

Mark H. Taylor, BA, DDS

Mark H. Taylor, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry Creighton University School of Dentistry

School of Dentistry

mht06496@creighton.edu

402.280.5040

Christine S. Wagman, RDH, BS

Christine S. Wagman, RDH, BS

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

csw81500@creighton.edu

402.280.5085

Timothy F. Walker, BS, MS, DDS

Timothy F. Walker, BS, MS, DDS

Assistant Professor

Director, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Oral Maxillofacial Radiology

School of Dentistry

  • Oral Maxillofacial Radiology

tfw94268@creighton.edu

402.280.5954

Michael D. Weston, BS, MS, PhD

Michael D. Weston, BS, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry

mdw47403@creighton.edu

402.280.5030

Charles W. Wilcox, DDS, MS

Charles W. Wilcox, DDS, MS

Professor

School of Dentistry

  • Prosthodontics

cww37063@creighton.edu

402.280.5080

Gilbert M. Willett, PhD, MS

Gilbert M. Willett, PhD, MS

Associate Professor

School of Dentistry

  • Orthopedic Physical Therapy

gwi91036@creighton.edu

402.280.1825

David E. Williams, BA, DDS

David E. Williams, BA, DDS

Associate Professor

Endowed Chair

School of Dentistry

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

dew44682@creighton.edu

402.280.5031

Terry M. Wilwerding, DDS, MS

Terry M. Wilwerding, DDS, MS

Professor

Director, ILAC

Director, Indian Chicano/ One World Clinics

School of Dentistry

tmw52913@creighton.edu

402.280.5081