4957 Swinyar Drive Suite 107 Ootelwah, TN 37363, 423-396-3154

  • David H. Otis, Dentist

    David H. Otis, Dentist

    David Otis holds his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University. He is part of the American Dental Association, Tennessee Dental Association, and the Chattanooga Area Dental Society. Committed to excellence, David received the “America’s Best Dentists Award” in 2018. With over 33 years of experience, he says that during his dental career it has been “rewarding to see patients happy and satisfied with their dental care.” David decided to pursue dentistry because he knew that it was a profession that has potential to have a direct, positive influence on the lives of others by ministering to their needs. He enjoys working at Otis Family Dentistry with passionate, caring staff who all work together to put the patient first. David particularly loves interacting with patients through active listening; by listening to their concerns and needs, he can openly plan and discuss their smile goals. He says, “I love smile transformations and I like seeing patients graduate from being nervous at the dentist to being at ease and looking forward to their visit!” Building patient trust and confidence is one of David’s top priorities. When David is not serving patients in the office, you can often find him serving his church and overseas on mission trips. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Ida, four adult children, and two grandchildren. He likes to hike, read, and spend time in nature.

  • Bryan J. Otis, Dentist

    Bryan J. Otis, Dentist

    Bryan received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Loma Linda University and his Bachelors of Arts in Biology from Southern Adventist University. Bryan is part of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Omnicron Kappa Upsilon dental honors society. Graduating with awards in oral and maxillofacial radiology, periodontology, and honors, Bryan uses his academic knowledge combined with experience to provide excellent dental care. He is thrilled to be working at Otis Family Dentistry alongside his father, David and dedicated staff who genuinely care about each patient. Growing up, Bryan saw his father use dentistry to serve others and it inspired him to do the same. Bryan loves building relationships with patients and using dentistry to improve their quality of life. His friendly personality combined with cutting edge dental knowledge makes him not only a great dentist, but also someone patients enjoy spending time with. When Bryan is not in the office you can find him outdoors biking, birding, and hiking. He has been married to his wife, Jordan, for 5 years and they have one son, Jack and a spunky French Bulldog, Watson. A devoted sports fan, Bryan likes playing and watching most sports, particularly those hailing from Philadelphia, PA. Fly Eagles Fly!

  • Liliya Karnauch, Dental Hygienist

    Liliya Karnauch, Dental Hygienist

    Liliya Karnauch holds her Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from SUNY Broome and has been practicing dental hygiene for over 20 years. Not only a qualified and experienced hygienist, Liliya has a passion to treat patients with customized solutions. She says, “ My love for helping people achieve their best health ultimately drove me to choose dental hygiene.” Part of the Chattanooga Area Dental Hygiene Society, Liliya is driven to provide excellent, thorough clinical care by continuing to grow as a healthcare provider. She loves being a part of Otis Family Dentistry and even calls the office a “dental family.” Before working for Otis Family Dentistry as a hygienist, Liliya was a patient and she instantly appreciated the relaxed family atmosphere and up-to-date techniques. Liliya has been married over 20 years to her husband, Anatoly and they have three girls. Outside of the office you can find Liliya spending time walking downtown, preparing and eating good food, singing, and serving her local Ukrainian church.

  • Farrah Flynn, Dental Hygienist

    Farrah Flynn, Dental Hygienist

    Farrah holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in dental hygiene and has been practicing for eleven years. She enjoys dental hygiene because this career gives her the ability to help people. Having worked for Otis Family Dentistry for over nine years, she calls the staff a “great group of people who are like a family.” Farrah’s favorite part of dental hygiene is building relationships with patients, educating them on oral health, and helping them feel more comfortable at the dentist. When she is not in the office, you can find Farrah getting active by running, weight training, hiking, camping, and even coaching her son, Kade’s, basketball team! Farrah has two sons, Tyler and Kade, and an adorable boxer named Finn. She is married to her husband of 16 years, Steve.

  • Shelby Stewart, Dental Assistant

    Shelby Stewart, Dental Assistant

    Shelby received her dental assisting certificate from Chattanooga State College with certifications in radiology, coronal polishing, monitoring nitrous oxide, and pit & tissue sealant application. She has been working at Otis Family Dentistry for almost one year and loves interacting with patients and meeting new faces each day. Shelby also appreciates the helpful, cooperative environment among the staff at Otis Family Dentistry. She says as a child she was actually afraid of the dentist but decided that working in this field would give her the opportunity to help patients gain confidence by improving their smile or conquering their fear. Part of the American Dental Assistants Association, she enjoys learning and growing as a dental assistant to Dr. Bryan. Shelby loves spending time with family, reading, and the outdoors. Her first baby, River, is due in September!

  • Raisa Shved, Dental Assistant

    Raisa Shved, Dental Assistant

    With twenty-seven years of experience and almost half of those years at Otis Family Dentistry, Raisa is an efficient and knowledgeable dental assistant. She began working in the field of dentistry as a translator in a dental office in Sacramento, CA. Holding a degree in accounting from Russia and her dental assisting certificate, Raisa loves dentistry because she gets to help patients every day. In turn, patients say that Raisa makes them feel comfortable and welcome in the office. When she is not making patients smile at Otis Family Dentistry, she enjoys spending time at the ocean.

  • Glenda Anderson, Office

    Glenda Anderson, Office

    With over 25 years of office experience, Glenda Anderson is uses her expertise at Otis Family Dentistry managing the front desk, scheduling patients, and handling insurance. She has worked at Otis Family Dentistry for 13 years and loves interacting with the patients every day. Glenda had an interesting start to office work; she says “In 1990 a friend needed me to help in his office after a hard drive crashed. I only agreed to two weeks, after two weeks I was in too deep to leave!” When she is not working, Glenda enjoys spending time with her husband, John, and children, Jack and Jenny. She loves traveling and the office votes her homemade cheesecake as the best in the world!

  • Kim Otis, Office

    Kim Otis, Office

    One of the first people seen when you walk into Otis Family Dentistry, Kim’s warm personality and bright smile helps patients feel welcome and comfortable. With over twenty years of office experience working for Otis Family Dentistry, Kim particularly loves working with the patients. She also is delighted and proud to see her nephew, Bryan join the family business as a dentist. Kim has been married to her husband, Don for 39 years and they have three grown sons, two daughter-in laws, and two awesome grandchildren, Ethan and Emma. She loves spending her free time camping and hiking with her family, sewing, and flower gardening.