Meet the Team

A homegrown Californian, Dr. Kevin Y. Kim, DDS is excited to bring his years of dental expertise to serving the greater Austin-Round Rock community with exceptional dentistry. Dr. Kevin and the NuYu team understand that making dental health a priority can be challenging with today's busy lifestyle. NuYu Dental is a state-of-the-art No Fear practice, custom-designed for convenience and relaxation with flexible financing plans.

After completing his dental degree at Loma Linda University, one of the nation's leading Christian universities in dental research, Dr. Kevin has made a continual effort to stay abreast with dental technologies, extensive continuing education, and has trained with the leading specialists in comprehensive, sedation and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Kevin is proud to be a member of the following professional organizations: American Dental Association (ADA), Texas Dental Association (TDA), Capital Area Dental Society (CADS) and the Round Rock Chamber of Commerce. You can find him on Google+ or Team NuYu's YouTube Channel!

Dr. Kevin strongly believes in giving back to the local Austin community and has also served abroad internationally. Some of his global voluntary work has included dental mission service trips in administering relief to hurricane refugee camps in Managua, Nicaragua, performing fillings & extractions to locals in the mountainous region of Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico and assisting in developing a dental outreach program in the Kiribati Islands.

When he's not busy working, Dr. Kevin enjoys kayaking, paddle boarding, working out, traveling, spending time on the lake with his lovely wife Grace, friends and family, participating in dental conferences, and researching the latest advancements in dentistry. See Dr. Kevin competing being part of the Austin's fittest professional challenge at Austin's Fittest Professional.

Dr. Kevin and the NuYu team are looking forward to providing the world-class dentistry that you and your family deserve!

Dr. Tarana Chhatriwala BDS, DDS is dedicated about providing quality focused comprehensive dental care. After graduating from University of Mumbai in 1999 with her dental degree, marriage brought her to the United States. With a passion for dentistry, she graduated as class valedictorian from the International Dentist Program at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, California. Dr. "C" practiced general and cosmetic dentistry in the Chicagoland area and in Connecticut prior to relocating to the Austin in 2016. She prides on being gentle and patient, especially with fearful dental patients and children. Dr. C is member of the American Academy of General Dentistry and the International Association of Orthodontics. She is certified in Invisalign, TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder) and Sleep Apnea and Snoring treatment using dental appliances.  She loves to travel and cook and spend time with her family exploring the Round Rock and Austin area.

Dr. David Burden, DDS provides NuYu Dental with Oral Surgery Services. Dr. Burden makes it possible for our patients to have complex Oral Surgery and sedation options done in a familiar setting here at our office. He graduated from UT health Science Center in San Antonio, with his undergraduate at Texas A&M University. He is always taking continuing education classes to stay at his prime. When Dr. Burden is not busy traveling for work he enjoys time with his family and friends being outdoors.

Dr. Chad Orlich, DDS (Periodontist) was born in Houston, TX. He obtained his bachelors degree at the University of Washington in Seattle. His dental and specialty training were completed at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. After his training, Dr. Orlich returned to Texas to practice in the Austin area. Dr. Orlich is a traveling specialist, conveniently bringing specialty care in the comfort of our own office. This also allows maximum continuity of care, by improving communication between the general dentist, the patient, and the specialist. Dr. Orlich provides cosmetic gum procedures, advanced implant placement (including immediate implant tooth replacement), bone regeneration, and surgical/non surgical treatment of periodontal disease. While not working, Dr. Orlich is an avid scuba diver and enjoys hiking, spending time outdoors, and listening to live music.

Susan, NuYu Dental's Practice Manager, moved to central Texas in 2008 and resides in Hutto with her husband and three children. Susan has worked in dentistry for 16 years and has learned the ins and outs of handling insurance. She is determined to make sure all of our patients receive the adequate benefits and is able to do so with little or no assistance from patients. Susan is looking forward to meeting you and the Round Rock community.  On her off time you can find Susan shopping, working out or spending time with her family.

Kathy, Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH). Kathy comes to Texas by way of Wisconsin. She made Houston her home from 1980-1992, where she attended the University of Texas Dental School, receiving her Dental Hygiene Diploma in 1990 as well as the Outstanding Professional Leadership Award. In 2010 Kathy officially made Texas her home. She is an amazing addition to Team NuYu and can deliver the best patient oral healthcare due to her clinical skills. Kathy's time spent out of the office is busy with DIY home improvements, hanging out in her gourmet kitchen (baking for Team NuYu), and spending time with her son and Shi-tzu.

Michelle, who is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) was born in Utah, raised in south Texas, and moved to Austin in 1992.  She currently resides in Round Rock with her husband and three children.  Michelle comes to NuYu with over 25 years of experience in the dental field; first as a dental assistant (13 years), before receiving a diploma in dental hygiene from Temple College in 2004.  She looks forward to meeting and treating patients with utmost care.  When out of the office Michelle enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with the family.

Grace, Marketing Director, is a homegrown Californian but now considers Austin, TX her home. Grace and Dr. Kevin met while they were in college and dated all throughout dental school. When Grace isn't consulting with a patient or brainstorming new ways to enhance the NuYu experience, she enjoys an outdoor lifestyle of yoga, pilates, running, and snowboarding. Grace is also an advocate for local non-profits in town with her philanthropic event production company, Bites&Beats, and an event organizer host for the Gastrognomes, a Monthly Tasting group which features up-and-coming Chefs & restaurants in Atx. Grace is proud to be part of the NuYu Dental Team and eager to take dental healthcare to the next level in the Round Rock community!

Hailey, Insurance Coordinator and Registered Dental Assistant (RDA).  NuYu's RDA born and raised in TEXAS 🙂 Hailey's laugh can brighten anyone's day - great for anyone coming to "the dentist." She is here to help verify your insurance information and will be one of the last people you see smiling and taking care of your appointment.  Hailey is a Registered Dental Assistant and is Radiology, Jurisprudence, Infection Control, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and CPR Certified. She enjoys meeting new faces everyday and making everyone feel welcomed.  In her spare time you can find her enjoying the outdoors of Texas either hunting, fishing, riding horses, or just enjoying family by the lake.

Cecilia (Cissy), Patient Coordinator, was born and raised in Texas. Prior to being a pre-school teacher for 9 years, Cissy was in the dental field for many years. Her passion to serve the dental community brought her back and now is so glad to be part of the NuYu Dental team. Cissy is happily married with 2 teenage boys. She loves to travel for leisure and enjoys serving through mission trips. You may see her on lunches still reading the good ‘ol hard copy books because Cissy has not converted to E-books. Her hobbies include cooking, crafting, and volunteering in her church.

Bivi, a registered dental assistant (RDA) was born and raised in Georgetown, TX! Bivi is a Registered Dental Assistant and is Radiology, Jurisprudence, Infection Control, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and CPR Certified. She enjoys meeting new faces every day and making everyone feel welcomed. In her spare time Bivi enjoys shopping, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Stephanie is a registered dental assistant (RDA) and was born and raised in Florida but now calls Texas home! Stephanie is a Registered Dental Assistant and is Radiology, Jurisprudence, Infection Control, Nitrous Oxide Monitoring, and CPR Certified. AS a hygiene assistant, she enjoys interacting with New and existing patients. In her spare time you can find Stephanie exploring Austin and all its new food spots and spending time with her family.

Yay! Go Team NuYu!