About Your Dentist

Nadia El-Hillal, DMD,MS

My Mission

To provide my patients with a warm, compassionate, and thorough experience every visit. My goal is to educate and inform patients so TOGETHER we can make an achievable plan.

Education

Dr. Nadia completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology and Physiology with a minor in Secondary Education. She then returned to her home town of Pittsburgh to volunteer in a health clinic and conduct research at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Dentistry. During this time, she earned her Master of Science in Biology from Chatham University. She then moved across the country to attend dental school in Mesa at A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Dr. Nadia is passionate about teaching, a trait youll recognize at your first appointment. After graduating, she served as adjunct faculty at the dental school, where she taught first- and second-year dental students. To best serve her patients and students, she is currently dedicating all of her time to clinical work, but plans to return to teaching in the future.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Nadia is currently an active member of the American Dental Association and Arizona Dental Association.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Nadia was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA (Go Steelers!). After completing her undergraduate and master degrees, she followed her brother to Arizona, where she completed her dental education in Mesa. During her second year of dental school, Dr. Nadia got married, and her husband, Yaser, soon joined her in the desert. While they had always planned to rejoin family on the East Coast, life happened, and family has joined them in Arizona!

Outside of the office, you can usually find Dr. Nadia chasing after her two young sons, Yusuf and Yahya. She enjoys traveling, cooking, gardening, and working with different communities doing interfaith service.

Broch Thomas, DMD

"I am grateful every day that my passion for helping people can be fulfilled through practicing dentistry. Helping my patients feel more confidence with their smiles, allowing them to eat the foods they love, and improving their quality of life are all reasons I became a dentist."

My Mission

"My mission is to provide our community with world-class dental care while fostering a welcoming and professional atmosphere for all of our patients."

Education

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Bachelor of Science in Biology - Edwardsville, IL
  • Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry - Mesa, AZ

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Thomas is an active member of the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. He also successfully completed the Aesthetic Continuum, Invisalign Fundamentals, Invisalign Intermediate, Invisalign Accelerate, WaveOne Endodontics, and Bell Leadership Institute Achievers Training.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife, their two dogs, and two cats. They enjoy hiking, yoga, exercising, and exploring all the great bars and restaurants the Phoenix area has to offer. Dr. Thomas and his wife are also big Chicago sports fans who always go see at least one Cubs spring training game each year.