About Our Office
Panorama Dental is located in Aurora, Colorado. Our team of dental experts includes regular and cosmetic dentists, endodontists, orthodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons. The office is led by Barry Wohlgemuth, D.D.S. and Brett Broda, D.D.S. Together they have over 35 years of service to their patients.
Panorama was featured as a top dentist in 5280 magazine in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, and has been featured in USATopDentists.com ever since.
Brett Broda – General & Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. Broda was born and raised in Alaska, and completed his Biology degree on the shores of Lake Superior at Northern Michigan University. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Minnesota where he studied the latest trends and technologies in dentistry. Along with his wife, Dr. Broda moved to Colorado and has been providing patients with the best possible care ever since. Dr. Broda is committed to excellence and continuing education, especially in the areas of dental implants, digital dentistry, and aesthetics.
When he isn’t at the office, he can be found riding his bike, skiing, brewing beer, or traveling with his wife.
Barry Wohlgemuth, D.D.S.
“Dr. W” has been practicing in Aurora for 30 years. His experience includes service as president of the Colorado State Board of Dental Examiners, and president of the Central Regional Dental Testing Service (a 10-state combine that provides the license examinations for dentists and dental hygienists). As a member of the American Dental Association, Colorado Dental Association, and the Metro Denver Dental Society, Dr. W also produces computer-based continuing dental education programs for the profession.
Dr. W is married (40 years and counting) and has one son (an audio engineer) who lives in Boston. He and his wife are avid downhill skiers, and enjoy digital photography — particularly here in the Rocky Mountains. The combination of technology and dentistry has always fascinated Dr. W, and he continually takes courses that teach new techniques and procedures.
Committed to excellent oral health for all, Dr. W is a firm believer in using the most advanced screening technology (VELscope) to help detect and treat oral lesions before they become serious problems.
“Our approach is simple: Optimum oral health and attractive smiles should last a lifetime. And while dental treatment options have become more complicated, treating people right never has.”
Dr. George Messer—General Dentist
Dr. Messer moved to Colorado when his wife accepted a position at Children’s Hospital. He enjoys getting to know his patients and forming a long-term doctor patient relationship. His daughter Jaya and son Mitchell keep him busy when he’s not in the office. While he is not a pediatric dentist, Dr. Messer has learned a lot about interacting with children from his own kids, and always enjoys having a young patient.
After completing a semester of architecture, Dr. Messer decided he wanted to be a dentist. Life being more interesting when it is not a straight line, he switched majors and completed a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He completed dental school at the University of Connecticut and finally a two year hospital-based residency. Dr. Messer takes great joy in bringing the artistry and spatial reasoning of architecture together with the precision of engineering and the experience of his dental training to give patients the best care possible.
Dr. Messer’s hobbies include various forms of aviation, sail boat racing, and woodworking.
Dr. Pearl Lai – Periodontist
Dr. Pearl Lai is a Colorado native. She attended the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs where she received a bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry. It was there she discovered her passion for dentistry and subsequently went on to the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Prior to her periodontics residency at Mayo Clinic, she practiced as a dentist in the Denver-metro area. At Mayo Clinic, Dr. Lai gained extensive experience in dental implant placement, osseous, and soft tissue grafting.
As a practicing periodontist Pearl enjoys her relationships with her patients and her colleagues as much as the care she provides. In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, and snowboarding.
“I look forward to meeting new people and fostering long term relationships. I find that dentistry and periodontics provides the perfect opportunity. It is very gratifying when I can help a person to achieve their optimum health.”
Dr. Paul Hamersky – Orthodontist
Dr. Paul Hamersky is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, earning a degree in Chemical Engineering, his DDS and an MS in Orthodontics all while in Lincoln. He has practiced in and around the Denver area for over 25 years and has helped thousands of patients navigate the world of orthodontistry. Paul is also an active practitioner of Invisalign® and is experienced in helping patients deal with the challenges of Sleep Apnea.
Dr. Hamersky has been married to his wife for over 35 years and they have three grown children. He is an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan – regularly attending Husker football games – and he regularly enjoys playing golf.
Dr. Sakib Vahora – Endodontist
Dr. Sakib Vahora is a native of San Jose, California. He attended the University of California, Davis where he graduated with honors, receiving his Bachelors of Science in Psychology. Following undergrad, Dr. Vahora received his D.D.S. at the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduation, Dr. Vahora relocated out of California and completed a General Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY. Moving further down the east coast, Dr. Vahora relocated to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he received his specialty certificate in Endodontics from Nova Southeastern University. During his residency, he received the Seymour Oliet Endodontic Award for the top resident in his class.
Dr. Vahora is an avid Bay Area sports fan, while his favorite sport is soccer. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, watching movies and binging the newest TV shows. He’s looking forward to being in Denver for all the hiking, skiing, and other outdoor activities that’s going to be available in his backyard.
Dr. Trent Listello – Oral Surgeon
Dr. Listello was born and raised in central Washington State. He attended Eastern Washington University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a pre-dental option. He received his dental degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and graduated Magna Cum Laude in May of 2000. Following graduation from dental school, he completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado.
From 2001-2005, Dr. Listello served as a general dentist at Eielson AFB, Alaska, and Travis AFB in California. In the summer of 2005, he began an Air Force sponsored Oral & Maxillofacial surgery residency at Travis AFB, California, where he was trained in multiple surgical trainings including dental extractions, dental implants, orthognathic surgery, ENT, plastic surgery, general surgery, and trauma services. Dr. Listello graduated in 2009 with a certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Since that time, he has served as an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, and is currently acting as Chief of Oral Surgery at the US Air Force Academy.
Jody – Office Manager
Jody began her career as a nurse and after the birth of her first son made the transition over to the dental field and never looked back. She joined Peak Dental in 2015 with 26 years experience as a Practice Manager. She is passionate about getting to know all of our patients and making sure they receive the best care possible.
She married her high school sweetheart Dale and together they eave 2 sons, Kyle and Sean. In her leisure time she is an avid reader, loves to travel and enjoys spending time with her Min Pin, Pepi.