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Dr. Houston Rash - General Dentist

Dr. Rash grew up in Columbia, Missouri where he learned a few of his interests were working with and helping improve the overall health of others. In college, he was introduced to the field of dentistry after observing a local dentist. From this experience he realized how dentistry was a perfect blend between art and science, and how important, yet unique dentistry is. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Sciences from the University of Missouri in Columbia (Mizzou) in 2015. He then attended the Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health (MOSDOH) where he earned a Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2020. During this time, Dr. Rash also obtained a certificate in Public Health with a Dental Emphasis, was published in the Journal of Dental Education, and obtained first-hand experience with digital scanning. Dr Rash is interested in all aspect of dentistry but has a passion for digital dentistry (CAD/CAM), oral surgery, endodontics, and cosmetic cases!

Dr. Rash’s overall purpose is to provide comprehensive care that is tailored to each patient’s individual needs and comfort level. Because of this, he strives to perform a variety of services and to educate his patients on the importance of a healthy mouth in order to restore a person’s smile and give back their confidence. His overall goals are to develop a lasting doctor-patient trust and create a warm, welcoming environment that leaves the patient walking away with a positive experience!

Dr. Rash currently resides in Columbia, Missouri with his wife Kayla and their dog Archie. In his free time, he enjoys traveling with this wife, working out, taking Archie on walks, hiking, photography, and woodworking.

Dr. Deppe Bio

I am active in the dental field, which I love. I view myself as a continual student, with a special interest in working with the elderly, children and the physically/mentally impaired. I'm excited about where I am in my career and the expertise that I can provide. I am now licensed in Illinois and Missouri and do most all aspects of general dentistry. I have worked and continue to work private as well as the corporate side of dentistry. I accept all types of assignments and love the challenge and opportunities presented in meeting new people. I see myself as a provider as well as making a difference in the office environments I encounter

Dr. Abdullah Godil

Dr. Abdullah Godil, DMD was born & raised in Karachi, Pakistan. He completed his dental education in Pakistan & moved to the United States to obtain DMD degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated with Honors in Community Dentistry.

Dr. Godil completed General Practice Residency at Virtua Hospital in Camden County. His advanced training involved all the aspects of clinical dentistry. Dr. Godil is an active member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, & New Jersey Dental Association.

Apart from dentistry, Dr. Godil actively participates in community services. He has been involved with many non-profit organizations in Pakistan helping with the education of the underprivileged children. He also volunteered as a career counselor to channel each student’s potential & guide them to their realistic & achievable goals. He also volunteered at many community events in the United States through UPenn, Virtua & food pantries in Houston, Texas. Apart from dentistry, he likes to travel, listen to the music, try new cuisine, & swimming.