Dr. Hema Kishore. Chapala, DDS, MA.
- DDS: University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA.
- M.A in Gerontology: Ball State University, Muncia, Indiana.
Dr. Chapala was the recipient of Jack Sunbye Memorial Scholarship (given for leadership role, academic excellence and volunteering) at University Of Southern California School of Dentistry given by The Members of Zeta Chapter, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, honorary dental fraternity, 2011. His name also appeared in Dean’s list several times at USC Ostrow School of Dentistry.
After graduation he started working in few private offices in DFW area, before deciding to start his own dental practice. Dr Chapala is well known amongst his colleagues as a man of character and standing. Dr Chapala’s patients know him as a man of knowledge and care. Dr. Chapala also serves as a MAJOR in the US ARMY RESERVES.
Dr. Chapala is fluent in other languages: Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi.
"The greatness of our Army has always been the ability of our Soldiers who serve in the ranks to rise to the challenge against the odds, in the face of danger, and win."
Julius W. Gates, Eighth Sergeant Major of the Army
Dr. Deepti. Namineni, DDS
Dr. Namineni graduated from Manipal University School of Dentistry in India. After moving to the US, she did her Master's (MS) in Public Health from University of Illinois at Springfield. She graduated from the prestigious New York University School of Dentistry in 2012.
After graduation she started working in few private offices in DFW area, observing specialists and gaining experience across multiple fields of dentistry. Afterwards, she began life in private practice.
While she enjoys most aspects of dentistry, Dr.Namineni has particular interests in Invisalign (Clear Braces) and Cosmetic Dentistry. It never ceases to amaze her when tweaking small things in a person’s smile can boost their confidence, or how adjusting the position of the jaw can vastly improve the quality of sleep.
Outside of work, Dr. N enjoys all food related adventures and looks forward to cooking for family and friends. She also enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her 2 kids.
Dr. Namineni speaks fluent Telugu.
Dr. Omar Issa, BDS, DDS, MS - ORTHODONTIST
President of Texas Association of Orthodontists
Board Certified Orthodontist
An admitted “science geek”, Dr. Issa loves the ever-evolving field oforthodontics and technology that represents the state-of-the-art care that
his practice is known for. When he’s not chair-side with patients, you’ll find Dr. Issa still devoted to his orthodontic specialty. Whether he’s at his computer
reviewing a SureSmile or Invisalign treatment plan, or reviewing the latest journal articles and courses, Dr. Issa believes it’s his responsibility to stay on
top of the latest ways to provide great treatment to his patients.
Dr. Issa was born in Dover New Hampshire, and then lived alternatively between the US and Egypt as he was growing up. After graduating with
honors and a BS in Dental Surgery from Cairo University, he completed a General Dentistry Residency at Cairo University Hospital.
Dr. Issa then returned stateside to further his dental education at The University of Minnesota School of Dental Medicine. There he received his
Doctorate of Dental Surgery, Master of Science and completed a Graduate Residency in Dentistry before entering and then completing the Orthodontic
Residency Program for his Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. This educational path that included multiple residencies
provides Dr. Issa a strong foundation that he uses daily in his patient’s orthodontic treatment and gives him particular insight when managing
multi-disciplinary cases with general dentists and other specialists. Dr. Issa has completed his certification by the American Board of Orthodontists.
Dr. Issa is currently serving as the President of the Texas Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Issa, his wife (who’s also a dentist) and their two sons love exploring their new home state, taking advantage of parks, restaurants and sports activities.
The wide variety of things to do and places to go are some of the reasons they chose to move to Plano from Minnesota. (Well, it may have had a little
bit to do with the weather) Dr. Issa is also an athlete in his downtime; soccer, tennis & squash are all favorite sports that suit his high-energy personality.