Welcome to Our Family
Our practice is dedicated to the common vision of creating a safe, comforting and fun atmosphere in which to provide the best possible experience for our children.
Our goal is to influence patients positively with a high level of compassion, concern and personal connection. Through education and exceptional clinical care, our patients value our expertise and are inspired to make the best choices for the children’s long term health. As a team of professionals, we partner with our healthcare community, sharing in the importance of a lifetime of well-being.
With integrity, innovation and inspiration- we instill pride in all those we serve.
We are delighted you have chosen to drop in and discover what Ashby Park Pediatric Dentistry is all about. Our desire is to plant the seeds of good oral health for all children who make Ashby Park their dental home, nurture those seeds by building trust through relationships with our pediatric dentists and team, and provide the foundation for your child’s dental and facial development to thrive.Research shows that a healthy mouth contributes to a healthy body, and children are no exception to this. Pediatric dentistry encompasses much more than just cavity prevention…so dig in…and see what sets us apart from the rest!
Pediatric Dentist Staff
Dr. Jennifer L. Garvey
Dr. Jen grew up in Ohio and California. She moved to South Carolina in 1992 and attended the University of South Carolina where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. In 1999, she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Medical University of South Carolina, where she was recognized for her clinical excellence with children. Dr. Jen stayed in Charleston for two additional years and was awarded her specialty certificate in pediatric dentistry. While in residency, she was recognized by the Care Alliance Health Services for her contributions to improving the dental health of the children of migrant workers in the Charleston area.
Dr. Leanna Shetler
Dr. Leanna is a native of McMurray, Pennsylvania, a suburb just south of Pittsburgh. There, she met her high school sweetheart and now husband, Bryant. After studying chemical engineering and microbiology, Dr. Leanna graduated with honors from The Ohio State University. Moving back home, she continued her studies at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine. Since her father was a practicing orthodontist in the area, she had initially envisioned working along side him. That was until she had her first rotation through the Special Needs Clinic and fell in love with the patients there.
Dr. Matthew Dahar
Dr. Matt is a native of Greensburg, PA, and attended the University of Pittsburgh. During his final semester he was able to earn his credits on a Semester at Sea voyage experience where he visited China, Vietnam, India, Kenya, South Africa, Venezuela, and Brazil.
He then continued on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ASDOH) at A.T. Still University in 2012. During dental school in Arizona, he served as class president and was an active member of the Pediatric Dental Study Club.
Dr. Sairah Awan
Dr. Sairah was born and raised in Gaffney, SC and graduated from Spartanburg High School. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Charleston in 1994 and then attended the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 1999. In 2000, she completed her GP Residency in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Sairah practiced in Atlanta, Georgia until she married and moved to New York where she continued to practice dentistry and later entered a Prosthodontics Residency in New York City.