Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team


Dr. Olu Oyegunwa

Dr. Olu Oyegunwa is commonly referred to as "Dr. O" or "Dr. Olu." He is from Raleigh, NC and recently relocated to Fayetteville. Dr. O attended North Carolina State University, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Microbiology with highest honors. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. After dental school, Dr. O pursued an extensive Advanced Education in General Dentistry training program at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Fayetteville, NC. Through this program, Dr. O gained substantial experience in the areas of fixed and removable prosthodontics, implant placement and restorations, and oral surgery.

Dr. O has been with Fayetteville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry since 2012. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and believes in a conservative approach towards dental care with a strong emphasis on prevention. Patients find him to be friendly and very gentle!

In his spare time Dr. O enjoys cheering on his alma mater, NC State (Go Wolfpack!) and spending time with his wife Lydia and family members.


Dr. Tatiana Novas-Parker

Dr. Parker was born on the tropical island of the Dominican Republic and was raised in Providence, RI. She graduated from Assumption College in Worcester, MA with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology.  Dr. Parker went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Medical Sciences with a concentration in Dental Medicine and received her DMD degree at Boston University. After receiving her Dental degree she went into a one-year residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn where she was able to provide comprehensive dental treatment to members of a very diverse community. During her residency, she was able to reach out and educate on the importance of Dental Health and its correlation to overall health.

Dr. Parker worked in Brooklyn, NY for 2 yrs before relocating to North Carolina with her husband. She loves to travel, doing esthetic dentistry and focuses mainly on patient care. Dr. Parker is very excited to join the team at Fayetteville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry and is ready to make a positive impact while providing great dental treatment.


Dr. Shahryar Khaliq

Dr. Khaliq attended the University of Maryland at College Park for pre-doctoral studies, where he graduated with an Honors Citation in B.S. General Biology. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. He has won numerous regional and national awards for his research. He is published in major journals, including recent publications in the Journal of Endodontics and Dental Traumatology. He graduated as an Endodontist from the Graduate Endodontic Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.

His dedication to research has earned him an appointment as Adjunct Faculty at the Graduate Endodontics Department at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he continues to pursue his research interests in his spare time.

Dr. Khaliq enjoys time with family and loves to travel. He is excited to treat you and your family with the same professionalism and excellence that you have come to expect from Fayetteville Family & Cosmetic Dentistry.


Shelia - Registered Dental Hygienist

Shelia was born in Fayetteville, but spent many years living in Germany. She has been a hygienist since 1995. Shelia has been married since 1987 and has two children. She has been employed in this office since 1996, and all of her patients love her! Her patience and attention to detail in patient care shows, as her patients continue to come back to her for preventative care. She is also our OSHA officer. The safety of our staff and patients is very important to us all. In her spare time, Shelia enjoys traveling with her family.



Cheryl is originally from London, England. She is the eldest of 2 sets of twins. She was raised a "military brat." She speaks German (broken German) and enjoys learning about different cultures.

She is the proud mother of 3 boys. She moved to America 20 years ago and became interested in the dental field after her eldest son had corrective jaw surgery. Her patients enjoy her outgoing personality. She is extremely passionate and educational. In her spare time, she enjoys weight training, running, yard work and cooking.


NolaAnn - Registered Dental Hygienist

NolaAnn was born and raised in Fayetteville, NC in a military family. After graduating from hygiene school, she spent five years working in Germany and traveling Europe. After spending years overseas, she is happy to be back in her hometown. She loves spending time with her daughter, who keeps her very busy.


Melinda - Registered Dental Hygienist

Melinda has lived in Fayetteville most of her life but also spent a significant part of her youth growing up in Germany. Her upbringing instilled in her a love for travel and a passion for learning about and experiencing different countries and cultures. She tries to abide by the life philosophy put forth in Luke 6:31: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” She feels a sense of responsibility to every patient that sits in her chair, to treat him or her with upmost compassion, and deliver treatment with a gentle touch. She loves her career, as it allows her to meet new people and spend quality time with her husband and two beautiful children.



William was born and raised in Puerto Rico. An army veteran, he served as a clinic floor manager and dental assistant for more than 15 years. He deployed several times to countries in the Middle East and Asian Pacific where he performed numerous Dental Civic Action Programs providing dental treatment to the local population. “Mr Will”, as he is known in our practice, earned an Associates Degree in Health Sciences and a Basic Healthcare Administration Certification sponsor by Baylor University. He’s passionate about woodworking, sports and physical fitness.


Francheska - Dental Assistant

Fran was born in Puerto Rico. She grew up in Fort Bragg, NC due to her father being in the military. She went to school at Sandhills Dental Career Center and obtained her Dental Assistant certification. Fran plans on eventually going back to school to obtain her Dental Hygiene Degree. She loves helping educate others in maintaining good oral hygiene and maintaining a healthy smile. She is also fluent in Spanish.



Angelic was born in Puerto Rico, but has been living in North Carolina since 2013. Angelica graduated as a dental assistant in 2014 from Sandhills Dental Career Center. However, her goal is to become a registered dental hygienist. In her spare time, Angelica enjoys playing volleyball, shopping, cooking and spending time with her family. It is her goal each day to make her patients feel special.