Dr. Jae Ha Jung earned his dental degree from Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico as valedictorian in his class, and he also spent an extra year of internship at the same institution serving as a general dentist. To strengthen his clinical skills and pursue his goal of evidence-based dentistry, he did a post-graduate residency of Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where he gained clinical experience in a variety of dental needs across all age groups and backgrounds. Learn More
Dr. Miguel Martinez is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Dentistry where he received his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry (DMD). Upon graduation, he entered military service as a general dentist at Fort Benning, GA. Dr. Martinez went on to serve in a Field Dental Unit in Fort Bragg, NC and was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2006 until 2007. Upon returning from deployment, he was accepted into the U.S. Army Endodontic Residency Program in Fort Bragg, NC where he earned his Endodontic Certificate. He moved to Fort Bliss, TX to serve as the Chief of Endodontics. After 4 military moves and 9 years of Army service, Dr. Martinez was ready to call Texas home and be part of this wonderful state. Dr. Martinez is happily married to his wife Ashley and has two beautiful twin sons, Sebastian and Giulianno. He enjoys spending time with his family, especially attending his son’s baseball games.
Melissa joined Essential Endodontics in April of 2019. She has several years of management experience in the dental and customer service industry. She loves to assist patients in utilizing their dental insurance efficiently and obtaining the treatment they need. Originally from Illinois, she moved to the DFW area in 2009 and has been loving the change. She enjoys spending time with her 2 children, husband, and 2 dogs.