Meet Your Team
After studying both Business Finance and Organic Chemistry at Brigham Young University, Dr. Cressman deliberated between entering medicine and dentistry. He chose dentistry, based on the influence of his brother and friends already in the field, and his interest in educating people on health care.
Dr. Cressman received his D.D.S. degree from Northwestern University, and is an active member in several professional organizations, including the South Nevada Dental Association. He enjoys meeting and working with people of all ages and backgrounds, and uses his sense of humor to keep a light atmosphere in the office.
Beyond his clinical skills, Dr. Cressman is proficient in both Japanese and Spanish. Outside of work, his hobbies include flying, biking, and snow skiing.
- B.S., Business Finance & Organic Chemistry – Brigham Young University
- D.D.S. – Northwestern University
- American Dental Association
- South Nevada Dental Association
- Nevada Dental Association
Dr. Connolly says, “As my patient, you can expect to be treated like family. My goal is to provide excellent treatment that will help you achieve improved oral health and the beautiful smile you deserve! Dentistry is an extremely rewarding career and I appreciate my role in helping people to get out of pain, educate them about healthy dental habits and feel better about their oral health and smile.”
While studying Biology at the University of Maryland as an undergraduate, Dr. Thomas Connolly volunteered at the Campus Health Center and particularly enjoyed his experience with dentistry. This ultimately led him to pursue dentistry as a career.
After graduating with a degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, Dr. Connolly was awarded his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He completed his General Practice Residency at UCLA.
Dr. Connolly says, “I am married and have three beautiful children. In my free time I enjoy competing in triathlons and coaching my son’s soccer team.”
- B.S., Biology – University of Maryland
- D.D.S. – University of Maryland Dental School
With over ten years of experience in Orthodontics, Dr. Thresher most enjoys his profession for its opportunities to build relationships in the community and create beautiful, healthy smiles. He likes working with kids and adults of all ages, and appreciates the trust they place in him and his work.
Dr. Thresher attended Brigham Young University for his Bachelor’s degree, and then attended Virginia Commonwealth University for his Dentistry degree, where he graduated in the top 5% of his class. He elected to continue his studies there in the Orthodontic Residency program, which is known for its clinical excellence and great academic reputation. Dr. Thresher has been honored with a Pierre Fauchard Award.
In his free time, he enjoys taking family vacations, running in marathons, and cycling. Dr. Thresher is also proficient in Spanish.
- B.S., Biology – Brigham Young University
- D.D.S., Orthodontics – Virginia Commonwealth University
- American Association of Orthodontists