Dr. Vaughn is a gentle, caring dentist who uses the most advanced materials and procedures available in dentistry. He practices comfortable, health-centered dentistry and enjoys getting to know each of his patients. In addition to his technical proficiency, Dr. Vaughn is a careful listener and will explain beforehand what treatment is best for your individual needs.
After earning his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Michigan State University, Dr. Vaughn received his doctorate from the University Of Michigan School Of Dentistry. After earning his dental degree, Dr. Vaughn completed a residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Howard University Hospital. During his residency, Dr. Vaughn gained advanced training in oral surgery, implant placement, rehabilitation of complex dental cases, and sedation dentistry. He continues to remain at the forefront of his profession through his successful completion of several continuing education courses including advanced implant placement, orthodontics, Invisalign, and child management. Dr. Vaughn has also contributed to and was published in "Dentistry Today" one of the nation's leading publications in modern dentistry.
Dr. Vaughn strongly believes in contributing and giving back to the community. He has participated and volunteered in several missionary trips including a missionary trip to Africa. There, Dr. Vaughn, working with other medical professionals, helped to provide dental care to an under served village, consisting primarily of women and children. He has also participated in the local big brother program where he served as a mentor for at risk children with incarcerated parents.
Dr. Vaughn looks forward to your visit, and the opportunity to share with you the Pure Dental experience, where everyone is treated like family.
Dr. Goran Dosen graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry in 1996. In 1997 he completed a one year General Practice Residency at Miami Valley Hospital and attended the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study where he successfully completed the core curriculum in 2004. His knowledge of Occlusion and TMD has contributed to the successful diagnosis of masticatory problems and their corresponding favorable clinical outcomes. Dr. Dosen is a member of the AGD (Academy of General Dentisrty) and continuously updates cutting edge technology and treatment protocols through continuing education. Whether surgically placing dental implants, providing patients with a cosmetic smile makeover, or performing routine dental examinations, Dr. Dosen's passion for dentistry and patient care is evident. "Quality care consistently is what he strive for."
Brina Vaughn, RDH
Our Dental Hygienist, Brina Vaughn, is a caring, highly skilled clinician who provides gentle yet thorough preventative care to her patients. After earning her Bachelor's degree in Human Relations from Trinity College, Brina received her Dental Hygiene Certification at Howard University's College of Dentistry. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienist Association, Virginia Dental Hygiene Association, and the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
Brina's gentle touch and warm personality make her a great addition to our team. She believes preventative care and patient education are key to maintaining optimal oral and systemic health.
Kristin MacEwan, RDH
Our Dental Hygienist, Kristin MacEwan, is a kind and compassionate clinician that strongly believes in an approach to dental hygiene that is meticulous yet extremely gentle. Kristin earned her Associate’s Degree in General Studies in her hometown of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She then went on to receive her Associate’s Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene at Allegany College of Maryland, where she was elected Vice President of her class and the Student American Dental Hygiene Association (SADHA). Kristin was also a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Kristin is devoted to patient care and education and will go out of her way to make your dental experience a positive one! Her caring and sympathetic nature makes her a great addition to our team.
Kristin enjoys spending time with her friends and family and attending Zumba and Yoga classes in her free time. She looks forward to welcoming you to Pure Dental!
Jaqueline Gonzalez, RDH
A motivated and dedicated hygienist with great communication skills is how Pure Dental describes Jaqueline. Growing up in Northern Virginia, Jaqueline, graduated from Mount Vernon High School. She earned her Careers II Certification as a Dental Assistant from West Potomac. Early in her life Jaqueline always knew she wanted to pursue her career into becoming a dental hygienist. While her husband was station in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jaqueline decided to start her career. In 2013, she graduated from Central Carolina Community College and earning her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. Jaqueline’s interest in working at Pure Dental is because she has always wanted to help people and create beautiful, healthy smiles. With over nine years of dental experience, we are grateful to have a highly qualify dental team member. Jaqueline and her husband Aladino, have two loving children, Jalyin and Anthony. Also, they both have rescued two baby dogs, Lucky and Brutus.
Nichole, Financial Coordinator
Nichole began her career in dentistry in 1993 as a dental assistant. She was eager to learn and become cross trained. She then was able to utilize her skills in both clinical and administrative. She assisted for 15 years until transitioning to Office Manager. She has a passion for dentistry and helping people. Nichole enjoys spending time with her husband and family. Her hobbies are watching movies, motorcycling, traveling, and staying active in her church.
Courtney, Patient Coordinator
Patient care coordinators are liaisons between patients and the dentist. As a patient care coordinator, Courtney ensures that patients receive the care they need and that they understand their dental condition. She is usually the first voice you’ll hear when you call and the first face you’ll see when you come to our office.
Tiffany, Dental Assistant
John (J.R.), Dental Assistant, Graphic Artist
As a dental assistant, John is dedicated to establishing positive and caring relationships with our patients while providing exceptional service and quality dental care. He loves getting to know the patients and making a difference in their lives by helping to meet their dental goals and needs. John also enjoys working with funny, caring, and dedicated people every day. When not in the office John enjoys pursuing graphic arts, going to various sporting events, and spending time with his family and wife.