Dr. Aaron Wilharm has been practicing dentistry on Oak Island, NC since May of 2003. A native of Colliers, WV, Dr. Aaron was lured to the Carolina coast’s warm climate, welcoming residents, and a laid-back lifestyle. At Bethany College in West Virginia, he studied Biology for three years before attaining early admission to West Virginia University School of Dentistry.
Darren is a native of Clinton, North Carolina. He attended UNC-Chapel Hill, where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Darren graduated with distinction in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. Darren continued his education at West Virginia University where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree with honors in 2002.
Dr. Matt Miller was born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia. Upon graduating high school, he attended West Virginia University where he graduated Cum Laude with a BS in Dental Hygiene in 1995. Dr. Matt stayed true to his West Virginia University roots and went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2001. After graduating, Dr. Matt is the previous owner dentist at Very Gentle Family Dentistry located in his hometown. In his 8 years of practicing in Morgantown, Dr. Matt became proficient in all aspects of dentistry.
Dr. Gregory Hohl is a native of Easton PA which is an hour north of Philadelphia. He is married and has 3 middle school-age children including twins.
Dr. Hohl first joined the Navy after completing his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. In 2002 he accepted a Navy scholarship to return to school for dentistry. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2006 with honors.
Dr. Mark Dobransky, a native of Owego, New York, moved to North Carolina after high school when he fell in love with the coastal region. Dr. Dobransky attended East Carolina University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He continued his education at ECU where he earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree with Honors. Dr. Dobransky finished his Advanced Education in the General Dentistry certificate program at ECU.
Dr. Cecilia Liu is a board-certified pediatric dentist and a native to North Carolina. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. In 2013, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, where she participated in several dental mission trips around the world.
Dr. Nichole Ramsbottom was born in Wilmington, NC and later lived on Oak Island before moving to Clearwater, FL. She returned to North Carolina to earn her undergraduate degree in Biology at Wake Forest University and received her Doctor of Dental Medicine at East Carolina University.
Dr. Courtney Strubin is an Oakland, MD native. She vacationed with her family in Morehead City, NC growing up and fell in love with the warm sunny weather of the coast, the dog-friendly beaches and the southern charm of the residents. She knew that after dental school Coastal North Carolina is where she wanted to work and live.