Nazario Young-Trujillo, DDS

Dr. Nazario Young Trujillo graduated from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco. He then completed a Dental Residency at the University of New Mexico, specializing in Sedation Dentistry. Dr. Young-Trujillo also specializes in Adult Cosmetic Braces. He is a long-standing member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Young Trujillo’s compassionate disposition and gentle approach to dentistry have made him one of the top Sedation dentists in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his dogs, riding his bike, and traveling.

Melissa Ivers

Melissa Ivers, DMD

Melissa is originally from Massachusetts but graduated from dental school in 2009 from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She completed an advanced residency at the University of New Mexico in 2010. She joined the faculty at UNM in 2010, and in 2012, she was appointed as the Director of the Faculty Practice. In 2015, she was named as the Associate Director of the residency program at UNM. Dr. Ivers is very passionate about dentistry; she values the relationships she has with her patients and loves helping them show off their beautiful smiles! In addition to dentistry, she enjoys the beautiful weather, mountains, wine, and balloons in New Mexico with her family.


  • American Dental Association
  • New Mexico Dental Association
  • Albuquerque District Dental Society
  • American Dental Education Association, Postdoctoral General Dentistry Section and Council of Hospitals and Advanced Education Programs
  • Academy of General Dentistry


  • Developmental Disabilities/Dental Special Needs
  • Nitrous Oxide Inhalation Analgesia and Conscious Sedation
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Chris Graham, DDS

“I will always do my best to bring positive energy and kindness daily, so our patients are comfortable while receiving the best treatment.”

Chris Graham, DDS, was born and raised here in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As an Albuquerque native, he attended the University of New Mexico, where he received a Bachelor’s degree in biology with a minor in business management. After UNM, he continued his doctorate in dentistry at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. 

Outside of the office, Doctor Grahm will enjoy sports, traveling, backpacking, skiing, playing guitar, golfing, hanging out with friends and family, and working out/running. With running as a passion, he even competed on the cross country and track and field teams in college and one day hopes to run the Boston Marathon. 

Lastly, he is a die-hard University of North Carolina Tarheels basketball fan. I bleed Carolina blue!