Meet the Doctors


At Sunrise Dental, our highly trained, skilled, dedicated dentists are proud to serve the communities of Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Durham, Apex, Morrisville, and Cary, NC. We offer comprehensive dental services for all ages, including cosmetic options, restorative solutions, general dentistry, emergency dental solutions, and more. Please visit our page here for a complete list of our services. Below you will find links to learn more about each of our wonderful doctors.

To schedule an appointment, please call us or send us a message via our online form. We can’t wait to meet you!

Dinah Vice, DDS

(Chapel Hill, Durham & Cary Locations)

Dr. Dinah Vice first became interested in dentistry while an undergraduate at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Her teeth were very crooked, and she lacked self-confidence when she smiled. Dr. Vice entered The Ohio State University Program of Dental Hygiene in 1970. Upon completion, she practiced dental hygiene on and off for eight ...

Dirk Vice, DDS

(Raleigh Location)

Dr. Dirk Vice is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, with a master’s degree in cellular and molecular biology. He chose this career when he realized he had a passion for service and for creating with his hands as well as his mind. Dr. Vice considers his work akin to sculpture. He also has a ...

Chad Ceremuga, DDS

(Raleigh Location)

Dr. Chad Ceremuga lives in Cary, NC, with his wife, Gina, and twin baby girls, Sadie and Callie. Dr. Chad grew up in Hermitage, PA, and attended the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. While there, Dr. Chad earned degrees in Health and Rehabilitative Science and Neuroscience. Dr. Chad chose dentistry as his academic and professional ...

Esther Vice Hanson, DDS

(Durham Location)

You might say Dr. Vice Hanson was born into dentistry, as she indeed was sitting chairside with her mother before she was even born. When she was 6, her mother, Dr. Dinah Vice, graduated dental school. Dr. Vice Hanson remembers many days since then visiting the office and watching her mother work. Dr. Vice Hanson grew up in Chapel Hill and ...

Laura Azzu, DDS

(Durham Location)

Dr. Laura Azzu is originally from Chapel Hill, NC. After completing her undergraduate degree in biology from Peace College in Raleigh, she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry in 2014. When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Laura enjoys cooking, making jewelry, ...

Dr. Jiger Shah

Born in Toronto, Dr. Jiger Shah was raised in Columbus, Ohio. It was there that he became a diehard Buckeye fan (Go Bucks!).  Dr. Shah attended The Ohio State University where his curiosity for dentistry grew.  He immersed himself in the dental community at Ohio State, which led to a passion for the profession. While there, he met his wife, Pinal, who is also in the healthcare profession.  Dr. Shah received his Bachelor’s degree from tOSU in 1998. 

Rachelle J. Malit, D.M.D.

(Raleigh and Durham Locations)

Dr. Rachelle Malit grew up in Apex, North Carolina. She is a graduate of North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned degrees in Dental Hygiene, Spanish, and Biology. She worked as a hygienist for 6 years before attending dental school at Midwestern University in Arizona...

Dr. Ivy Shen

Dr. Ivy Shen completed her General Practice Residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry. She received a D.M.D. from the University of New England where she graduated with honors in research and Care for the Underserved Program. She was a recipient of the Dental Lifetime Network Outstanding Student Award and the Brian D Sloan Memorial Award.  Her clinical focus is centered on providing specialized care for dental patients with complex medical needs, as well as addressing and treating oral manifestations of systemic disease. In her spare time, Dr. Shen enjoys spicy food, pickleball, and walking her miniature Australian shepherd Basil.

Dr. Toyosi Coker, DMD

General Dentist, Sunrise Dental (Cary Location)

Hi, I’m Dr. Coker! I’m a native to Raleigh and grew up in the Triangle area. I am a 2016 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a 2022 graduate of the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree program through East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine. In June 2023, I also completed my 1-year residency program at ECU for advanced training in general dentistry.

Dr. Aman Masoomi, DMD

General Dentist, Sunrise Dental (Chapel Hill Location)

Dr. Masoomi has taken a long route to finally make it to North Carolina. He grew up in Iran, before moving to Ukraine to attend O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University. After moving to Austin, Texas to pursue a higher education, he earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and went on to study dentistry at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He has put an emphasis on being honest, gentle and caring while putting his patients first.