Luigi Massa, DDS Extensive advanced training in Dental Implants

Dr. Massa has a particular interest in the field of complex restorative care that can help you live a life of health and confidence with a beautiful functional smile.

Dr. Massa and his wife Tiffany have three children and are very active in our community. When he can, Dr. Massa tries to fit in time for outdoor activities. With extensive experience and advanced training in complex restorations, Dr. Massa looks forward to discussing how he can help you achieve your smile goals.


Dr. Evan Pedersen

Dr. Evan William Pedersen received his dental degree from the prestigious Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He grew up outside Chicago, Illinois and moved after high school to attend the University of Central Florida where he graduated at the top of his class with a degree in Molecular and Microbiology. While at Harvard Dr. Pedersen also did research at the Boston Children’s Hospital. After finishing dental school Dr. Pedersen went on to complete more advanced training with a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida. After snorkeling at every beach on the east coast of Florida, Dr. Pedersen decided he was ready for change and decided to move to Austin.

When he isn’t at work, he enjoys hiking the green belt with his miniature Australian Shepherd, Sebastian. He also enjoys taking photography, reading, swimming and attending as many great Austin events as he can.

Dr. Pedersen has been a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has spent hundreds of hours on continuing his education to stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and technology in the dental field.

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Dr. Saachi Verma, DMD MBS

Dr. Saachi Verma received her dental and master’s degrees from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. She grew up in California where she stayed throughout high school and eventually for her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Biology.

After spending 5 years in Boston, Dr. Verma (with her husband and fluffy puppy, Walt) moved to Austin, Texas for the warm weather and even warmer people.

When Dr. Verma isn’t at work, you can usually find her outdoors on a hike or playing tennis. She enjoys reading (so bring any book recommendations to the office!), painting, trying new restaurants and spending time with family.

Dr. Verma is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Delta Sigma Delta International Dental Fraternity. She is constantly continuing her education with courses to stay up-to-date with the latest technology and dental techniques.

Dr. Saachi Verma treats each of her patients as if they were family in order to create a comforting and safe environment while prioritizing each individual’s oral health and overall health. She looks forward to seeing each of her patients every day and can’t wait to meet you!

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Dr. Jill Rowland

Doctor Jill Rowland has been in Austin since 2011 but was educated at SUNY Buffalo. She earned Cum laude honors and was inducted into the Psi Chi honor society as an undergraduate psychology major while working at the Research Institute on Addictions gaining valuable research experience and practical insights. She then went on to obtain a Master’s degree in immunology and nutrition where she engaged in further rigorous laboratory research and gained useful applications.

Dr. Rowland graduated from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2003, after which she excelled in an advanced general practice residency at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in the Oral Head and Neck Oncology program. 

She holds a degree in Integrative Medicine from Tri State College which she obtained in 2016. Doctor Rowland feels learning is a never-ending life long process and has gone on to advance her dental career with in depth training in implants, sedation, invisalign and facial aesthetics which enables her to do botox and fillers.

In her spare time Doctor Rowland loves to cook, kayak, hike and spend time with her family, her amazing children and her 3 adorable dogs.


KC Clinkscales Registered Dental Hygienist

As a fixture in our community and a dedicated dental hygiene provider, we are thrilled KC is part of the Premier Dental Team! KC brings many years of experience. She attended Coastal Bend College for dental hygiene and loving teeth and the beauty of a healthy and happy smile she began her career in cosmetic dentistry. Later, she moved to Lockhart and accepted a job with the University of Texas Medical Branch as a registered dental hygienist and facility auditor. That job came with much travel and as things became busier with teenage daughters she accepted a position in Lockhart. This allowed her to be closer to home as well as enabling more time with her family.

She has spent the last 10+ years working in Lockhart… loving not only her professional relationships with her patients but the fact they have become her friends and most of all family to her.

KC is passionate about utilizing her vast knowledge and compassionate nature to educate her patients to improve their oral health. She strives to ensure patients always feel 100% informed and comfortable during their visit. She finds great gratification in educating and helping patients overcome their dental fears and feeling comfort in their visit to her/their dental home. KC always enjoys searching for the next change or challenge to better serve patients and that benefits the team as a whole. She also enjoys dental consulting affording her the ability to keep abreast of the fast pace and ever-changing dental world.

She lives in Lockhart, Texas with her husband Marty and daughters Hanna and Presley.  Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and various outdoor activities. Her love for her career and people is a huge attribute for all the lives she touches.

“The joy I feel helping people brings me an enormous amount of happiness and enables me to love my job! Call today! I would love to welcome you to Premier Dental!”

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