Meet Our Doctors
Michael S. Williams, D.D.S. (Dr. Williams)
From: Aurora, North Carolina
Undergraduate at University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management
Graduate: Doctor of Dental Surgery University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Achievements: Certified in CPR and AED, OSHA Trained, Eagle Scout, Member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Member of the North Carolina Dental Society, completed the requirements for fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, volunteer for Mission of Mercy
What I love about dentistry: I love to meet all the families and children. I love the new technology in dentistry that allows us to offer a wider range of services to our patients. It makes me feel good when someone has a problem or need and we can easily take care of it and make a positive difference in their lives.
Background: I was born in New Bern, NC and was raised in beautiful Aurora, NC with my parents and two brothers. Growing up I was involved in sports and Boy Scouts, where I achieved the rank of Eagle Scout by the age of 13.
I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and also studied Chemistry, Biology, and Pre-Dentistry. I earned my Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Dentistry in 2012. I married my beautiful wife Natasha in October 2018 and we have two dogs named Scout and Jordan. We enjoy spending our time with the dogs on the water - boating and fishing.
Dr. Williams enjoys volunteering for the NC Mission of Mercy. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, North Carolina Dental Society, and the Onslow County Dental Society. He is a fellow of the International Congress of Implantologist and a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Williams serves as the secretary for the Eastern North Carolina Dental Society.
Craig A. Marva, D.M.D. (Dr. Marva)
From: Jacksonville, North Carolina
Undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Bachelor’s of Science in Biology
Graduate: Doctor of Dental Medicine East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine
Achievements:Certified in CPR and AED, OSHA Trained, Member of the North Carolina Dental Society
What I love about dentistry: Helping families smile with confidence! I gain a huge sense of gratification when working with patients and seeing pride reflected in their smile. It’s so rewarding treating patients with first class care in our modern, stress free facility.
Background: I was born in New Jersey, and being part of a military family, we moved frequently all over the country before settling on the Carolina Coast. In 2001, our family moved to Jacksonville, NC where I graduated White Oak High School before completing my bachelor’s degree at UNCW and doctorate at ECU. When I am not practicing dentistry, I enjoy following sports, golfing, cooking, and spending time with my wife, Crystal, and our two daughters. I look forward to providing the members of our community quality dental care in a family environment.
Madison L. Sipes, D.M.D. (Dr. Sipes)
From: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate at University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences
Graduate: Doctor of Dental Medicine
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Achievements:Certified in CPR and AED, OSHA Trained, Blackbelt in Tae Kwon D
What I love about dentistry: I enjoy the complex problem-solving nature of dentistry and the challenge of providing excellent care to my patients. As a dentist, it is extremely rewarding to solve those problems for my patients and see their quality of life improve. I enjoy getting to meet people from all walks of life and the opportunity to contribute to bettering their overall health.
Background: I was born and raised in Altoona, Pennsylvania as a graduate of Hollidaysburg School District. I played varsity soccer for four years in high school as well as one collegiate year.
I spent three years at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine near Sarasota, Florida studying and practicing dentistry with a year of clinical outreach near Defuniak Springs, Florida. I was brought to the Jacksonville area by my United States Marine husband, Trenton, who is also my high school sweetheart. We love the Onslow county community and are very thankful to be living here.
In my free time I enjoy reading, training my dog and home improvement projects. I am thankful to be able to practice in such a modern facility and look forward to providing excellent care to the residents of this area.
Veena M. Gosai, D.M.D. (Dr. Gosai)
From:Saint Augustine, Florida
Saint John’s River Community College
Associates in Science
Undergraduate at University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL
Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Sciences
Public Health Minor
Graduate: Doctor of Dental Medicine
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Achievements: Certified in CPR and AED, OSHA Trained, Member of Academy of General Dentistry, Florida Dental Association, Coastal Carolina Dental Society, North Carolina Dental Society, and American Dental Association.
What I love about dentistry: I love providing quality dental care and education to patients, helping them achieve their optimum dental health. Dedicating my life to working with patients to achieve their dental health goals is so rewarding and gratifying. With the ease and accessibility of contemporary treatment options, all patients are able to achieve a smile that can provide them with hope and confidence!
Background: I was born and raised in Saint Augustine, FL with my parents, grandparents, and sister. I graduated high school in 2009 from Pedro Menendez High School, and then attended Saint John’s River Community College where I completed my Associates in Science.
After this, I studied at University of North Florida and graduated with my Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Sciences. It was during my undergraduate studies that I became involved in the Pre-Dental society at UNF and quickly fell in love with the art and science of the dental profession. After completing my undergraduate degree, I attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 2014, and gained my Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 2018. During this time I met my wonderful husband, Dr. Anthony Farmer, who went on to specialize in Prosthodontics. After dental school, I completed 4 years of honorable service as an active duty commissioned officer in the US Navy Dental Corps, where I have had the privilege to serve sailors, marines and their family members. My husband and I now practice and reside in the area with our two dogs, Proton and Pepper, who we love to make memories with!
My goal is to provide dedicated care to patients of all ages and backgrounds. I love learning about the lives and experiences of all people, and I am grateful for the opportunity to help each patient achieve their dental health goals.