Amber Stickler

Amber Stickler is the regional president of MDP’s Specialty region, which covers pediatrics, orthodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics and other specialized services in dentistry. Amber first joined MDP in 2009 as part of an acquisition. Since then, she has worked in multiple roles, most recently as the regional director of operations for 17 practices. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Amber attended the University of Louisville College of Business, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on management. She and her husband, Jim, have two children, Ava and James.

Eric Tobler

Dr. Eric Tobler is the national clinical director for Mortenson Dental Partners and regional president of Stonehaven Dental, where he has been practicing dentistry since 2007. He earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Master of Business Administration from Washington State University. Dr. Tobler is a member of the American Dental Association, the Utah Dental Association, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and a Master of the College of Sedation in Dentistry. He has also worked in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Haiti and his local community to provide humanitarian dental care. In his spare time, Dr. Tobler enjoys skiing, mountain biking and mixed martial arts. He and wife, Ashley, love living in Utah.

Garry Meeks

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Garry Meeks resides in Bluffton, South Carolina, where he is regional president of Howard Family Dental, Gentle Dentist and Mortenson Family Dental in both the greater Louisville and greater Cincinnati regions. Dr. Meeks completed his Bachelor of Science in biology at Belmont University before earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 2000. Following graduation, he completed the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the University of Florida. During his residency, Dr. Meeks gained valuable experience in all aspects of dentistry, from hospital-based care to advanced cosmetic procedures.

Mayada Khater

Dr. Mayada Khater is the regional president and cofounder of Abbeville Dentistry. Born in the United States, Dr. Khater spent her childhood summers in her family’s home country of Syria, and believes experiencing the diversity of both countries has molded her into the person she is today. Dr. Khater earned her bachelor’s degree in cell and molecular biology from Texas Tech University and her dental degree (DDS) from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry. She loves traveling around the world with her family and is fluent in Arabic. She is married to her husband, Tim, and has one daughter, Dalia, and two sons, Keenan and Kareem. 

Nick Kanning

Along with being the regional president of Summit Dental Health, Dr. Kanning practices dentistry at Summit’s Dundee location. He spent his childhood in Montana and attended dental school at Creighton University. Dr. Kanning is currently pursuing his fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry, and is involved with the American Dental Association, the Nebraska Dental Association and the Omaha District Dental Society. He also participates in MDP’s National Clinical Committee and Diversity Advisory Council. In his spare time, Dr. Kanning enjoys rehabbing commercial buildings into residences, two of which have been featured on the Home and Garden Network.