Meet The Team
Doctors Dave Hudec, DMD, Maemie Chan, DMD, Anthony LoPresti, DDS and Paul Priesand, DDS are members of the following associations:
The Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Greater Cleveland Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Ohio Dental Association and Board of Directors for the Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. DAVID HUDEC, JR.
Dr. David Hudec, Jr. is proud to be managing partner of Mayfield Smiles having grown up in Cleveland. He earned his undergraduate degree at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, and graduated from Case Western Reserve School of Dental Medicine.
Commissioned as a lieutenant in the United States Navy, he was stationed in Kings Bay, Georgia, and then served as a U.S. Navy Dental Officer on multiple deployments to the Persian Gulf aboard the U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower.
After his world travels, Dr. Hudec was pleased to reestablish his roots at home in Greater Cleveland. His passion for quality dental care and his genuine, personal approach sets the tone here at Mayfield Smiles.
Dr. Maemie Chan
Dr Maemie Chan is a downtown Chicago Native and moved to Cleveland, Ohio to pursue dentistry. She graduated from Purdue University with a degree in psychology, she then moved to Cleveland and earned her DMD from Case Western Reserve University and pursued a one year advanced general dentistry practice residency at Saint Vincent Charity Hospital. She is now currently medical staff at Saint Vincent Charity and works in private practice with Dr Paul Priesand in Mayfield. Dr Chan is board certified to treat patients within the hospital setting as well as private practice.
Her areas of expertise ranges from surgical extractions and implants, medically compromised patients, young children, cosmetic reconstruction, to routine dental care. Dr Chan is an elite member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Academy of General Dentistry, Chicago Dental Association, American Dental Association, Ohio Dental Association, and The Greater Cleveland Dental Association.
- Purdue University 2005 BA in psychology
- Case Western Reserve University 2009 DMD
- Saint Vincent Charity Saint Luke’s 2010 GPR-Residency in advanced general dentistry
Dr. Paul Priesand
Dr. Priesand was born in Cleveland, Ohio where he attended Beachwood High School. From the University of Cincinnati, he earned a Bachelor’s degree. After graduating from the Case Western Reserve University, School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Priesand completed a general practice residency at St. Luke’s Hospital where he remained the co-director of the residency program for 35 years.
Dr. Priesand is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Greater Cleveland Dental Society, Ohio Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.
- University of Cincinnati 1971 BS in Microbiology
- Case Western Reserve University 1975 DDS
- Saint Vincent Charity Saint Luke’s 1976 GPR-Residency in advanced general dentistry
Dr. ANTHONY LOPRESTI
Over the past 40 years, he has been driven by a commitment to exceptional dentistry and treats patients like family. Dr. LoPresti has a large and loyal following of patients and we welcome his experience to our group practice.
- University of Dayton in 1970 BA in Psychology
- Case Western Reserve University 1976 DDS
Denise Thirion RDH
Denise is a registered dental hygienist and office manager who has been working for Doctors Chan & Priesand since 2001. Her expertise in dentistry includes insurance, billing, patient education, treatment of periodontal disease and early prevention care in children and adults.In her spare time, the Middlefield native enjoys coaching children’s basketball, photography and spending time with her husband and two children.
Denise graduated from Lakeland Department of Dental Hygiene and is board certified with the Dental Hygiene National Board, North East Regional Dental Hygiene Board and Ohio State Dental Board.
Donalyn Pubal RDH
Donalyn joined Doctors Chan and Priesand with more than 10 years of serving patients as a registered dental hygienist. She is truly passionate about dentistry and cares greatly for her patients which is evident in her detail-oriented cleanings and thorough patient education process.
Donalyn graduated from Lakeland Department of Dental Hygiene and is board certified with the Dental Hygiene National Board, North East Regional Dental Hygiene Board and Ohio State Dental Board.
Living with her son and two cats in Lakewood, Donalyn enjoys practicing yoga, reading, cooking and baking with family and friends.