Dentist and Staff
All of the professional staff at the Dental Office of Greg McAllister, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Greg McAllister, DDS, JD
Albuquerque, NM DentistGreg McAllister, DDS
Greg McAllister, DDS, JD is a Maryland native and graduated from Western Maryland College (BA Biology, '85), the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland at Baltimore (D.D.S., '89) and the University of Baltimore Law School (J.D. with honors, '93). He holds dental licenses in Maryland and New Mexico and is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico. In 1993 he moved to New Mexico where he worked for Presbyterian Medical Services in the Torreon Clinic providing rural primary dental care. He has also worked in urban primary dental care with First Choice Community Healthcare and in a nursing home dental service. After associating with Albuquerque prosthodontist Dr. Steve Wagner, Dr. McAllister took over for retiring general dentist Dr. John Eilar in 1997.
Dr. McAllister continues his education at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry with Mercer Advisors, Spear Education and CEREC Doctors, as well as with Practical Clinical Courses in Provo, Utah - home to the noted prosthodontist and researcher Dr. Gordon J. Christensen - in his ongoing effort to remain current and on the leading edge of modern clinical dentistry . In Scottsdale he was among the first to complete the entire CEREC curriculum and returns frequently both as a student and educator. He holds appointments as Visiting Faculty with Spear Education and CEREC Mentor. He is also an Arts & Crafts movement enthusiast and co-owner of the Stickley Furniture dealership Adobe Bungalow.
Sonjia Mace, C.D.A. is a senior clinical assistant and office administrator and has been with Dr. McAllister since 1993. She is also the front office administrator for the dental office. She maintains her dental assisting certification and attends many continuing education classes alongside Dr. McAllister. She completed the assistant's portion of CEREC training at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry alongside Dr. McAllister and is responsible for many of the clinical steps for these single-visit restorations.
Adrienne Seltz, R.D.H. has provided our clients with hygiene services since 1998. She is a University of Michigan graduate. Outside the office she has been active in the classical music and wolf rescue communities.
Oletha Silversmith, R.D.H. is a University of New Mexico graduate and an experienced hygienist working with both Dr. McAllister and a local periodontist.