School of Dentistry

Endodontics Residents

SOD Endo Resident 2020 Arad

Name: Amir Arad
Class of: 2020
Hometown:
Dental School: University of California, San Francisco

Dr. Arad completed his B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering at Rutgers University. After completing his undergraduate studies, he moved to Stanford University to receive his M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering. This is where he met a friend who was a successful dentist and realized how much he enjoyed watching his work. He decided to shift gears and went on to earn his D.D.S. degree at UCSF followed by five years of service at American Indian Health Services (AIHS). He worked full time at AIHS Santa Barbara and part time at private practice. Dr. Arad is engaged to the love of his life Golsa. Dr. Arad and his fiancé will marry in March of 2019. They plan to stay in the Northwest,start their family, and practice dentistry together. In his free time, Dr.Arad enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and biking.

SOD Endo Resident 2020 Brockbank

Name: Wells Brockbank
Class of: 2020
Hometown:
Dental School: University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Wells Brockbank IV graduated from Utah Valley University with a B.S. in Biology in 2009. He graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine, earning his D.M.D. in 2014. Prior to moving to Portland, Dr. Brockbank served as a dentist in the United States Air Force for 4 years. During his time in the military, Dr.Brockbank also completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency. In his free time, Dr. Brockbank enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, traveling and golf.

SOD Endo Resident 2020 Wiens

Name: John Wiens
Class of: 2020
Hometown: Madera, CA
Dental School: University of Southern California School of Dentistry

Dr. John Wiens received his B.A. in Political Science from Fresno State University. He worked for a number of years in the construction industry before deciding to pursue a career in dentistry. He completed his DDS at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 2013. John practiced in his hometown of Madera, CA for five years prior to joining the graduate endodontic residency at OHSU. In his free time John enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids,hiking, hunting, and fishing.

White Coat photo of Dr. Anthony Okoli

Name: Anthony Okoli
Class of: 2021
Hometown: Cerritos, California
Dental School: Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH)

Dr. Anthony Okoli graduated from the University of Southern California (USC) with a B.S. in Public Policy, Management, & Planning. He attended the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ASDOH) and earned a dual DMD/MPH degree. After dental school, he completed a hospital-based General Practice Residency at the Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to specializing in endodontics, he spent the last four years practicing in Houston, Texas. In his free time, Dr. Okoli enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife, cooking, traveling, attending comedy shows, and playing basketball.

White Coat photo of Dr. Sarah Paje

Name: Sarah Paje
Class of: 2021
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Dental School: University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Sarah Paje graduated from the University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.S. in Psychobiology in 2009. She then went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, earning her D.M.D. in 2015. Prior to attending OHSU, Dr. Paje served as a general dentist in the United States Navy for 4 years. During this time, she was stationed with the Marines in Twentynine Palms, CA. In her free time, Dr. Paje enjoys spending time with her husband, trying out new restaurants, and going to Orange theory classes.

White Coat photo of Dr. Jason McDaniels

Name: Jason McDaniels 
Class of: 2021
Hometown:
Dental School: Indiana  University Dental School 

Dr. Jason McDaniels completed his B.S. degree in Biology from Indiana University. After completing his undergraduate studies, he attended Indiana University School of Dentistry to earn his D.D.S. degree. He worked full time in private practice for 19 years in Indiana during which time he obtained his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Dr. McDaniels enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and three dogs. In his other “spare” time, he trains for triathlons..