2018 Top Dentists
Meet the dental health professionals devoted to creating bright, beautiful smiles in the Greater Philadelphia Area.
by Bill Donahue

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.”

Mother Teresa once uttered these words—and she was right, because a smile can cause a chain reaction of positive thoughts, feelings, and actions that take on a life of their own. Yet some people don’t like to share their smile, either because they’re not happy with the alignment or color of their teeth, or maybe because they’re missing teeth. As a result, they hide their smile, with hand over mouth, missing out on so much as a result.

For those who in need of treatment to solve a dental issue of any sort, or for those who simply want to make their smile as bright and spectacular as possible, the Greater Philadelphia Area has an abundance of dentists, orthodontists, and oral surgeons, among other dental professionals, who are ready and willing to serve. 

For those who don’t have a dentist they trust, where do you begin? Thanks to our readers, you now have a head start. We guided our readers to our website and asked them to answer a simple question: “Which men and women in the Greater Philadelphia Area deserve the title ‘Top Dentist’?” Our readers did not disappoint, and we supplemented their suggestions with some of our own, based on stories about some truly remarkable individuals we’ve featured in recent issues. 

On the following pages you’ll find the results—our 2018 Top Dentists—arranged by area of specialty. 

2018 Top Dentists

General and Cosmetic Dentistry 
The evaluation, diagnosis, prevention and/or treatment (nonsurgical, surgical or related procedures) of diseases, disorders and/or conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and/or the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body

Dr. Kathryn Ames 
Dr. Joseph Roberts 
Philly Smiles 
(215) 735-9000

Dr. Nicole M. Armour 
Nicole M. Armour, D.M.D.
(215) 860-4141

Dr. Jeffrey A. Bellisario 
The Office of Dr. Bellisario 
(610) 642-7024

Dr. Ron Briglia 
Briglia Dental Group 
West Chester 
(610) 692-4440

Dr. Paola Bukovcan 
Harmony Dental Health 
Fort Washington 
(215) 643-0363

Dr. Andrew B. Cohen 
Andrew B. Cohen, D.M.D. 
(215) 572-7566

Dr. Barbara J. Diorio 
Dr. Brent D. Guenthner 
Dr. David E. Swintek 
Westtown Dental Associates 
West Chester 
(610) 436-9736

Dr. Michael E. Docktor 
Michael E. Docktor, D.D.S. 
(215) 545-3744

Dr. Pamela G. Doray 
Pamela G. Doray, D.M.D. 
(215) 772-3100

Dr. Dilip N. Dudhat 
Advanced Dental Esthetics 
(215) 997-2300 

Dr. Christopher B. Ernst 
Ernst Family Dentistry 
(215) 968-1902

Dr. David Faust 
Dr. Howard Hopenwasser 
Bucks County Smiles 
(215) 493-4021

Dr. Andrew Fingeret 
Fingeret Dental 
(215) 968-0610

Dr. Peter Flaherty 
Main Line Smile 
(610) 687-5360

Dr. Eric Fort 
Dr. Eric N. Shelly 
West Chester Dental Arts 
West Chester 
(610) 696-3371

Dr. Robert J. Funk 
Robert J. Funk, D.D.S. 
(610) 948-4010

Dr. Stephen J. Gershberg 
The Art of Dentistry by Dr. Stephen J. Gershberg 
Bryn Mawr 
(610) 527-6700

Dr. Joseph R. Greenberg 
Joseph R. Greenberg, D.M.D., FAGD 
(610) 520-0200

Dr. Sindhu Gundabathula 
Chalfont Dentistry
(215) 660-3636

Dr. Brian Handel
Wayne Dental Care
(610) 293-1227

Dr. Matthew P. Heine 
Heine & Associates Family Dentistry 
(215) 968-4545

Dr. Marta A. Kaczaj
West Avenue Family Dentistry
(215) 885-7337

Dr. Jennifer Kalochie 
Jennifer J. Kalochie, D.M.D., FAGD 
(215) 493-3388

Dr. Ericka Klein 
Ericka Klein, D.M.D., P.C. 
(610) 688-4100

Dr. Robert A. Lantzy 
Robert A. Lantzy, D.M.D., LLC 
(215) 860-5901

Dr. Marc A. Levin 
Marc A. Levin, D.M.D., FAGD 
(215) 241-0700

Dr. Cary J. Limberakis 
Dr. Jonathan C. Limberakis
Limberakis Family Dentistry
(215) 886-8866

Dr. Shireen Malik 
Nicholas Cosmetic Dental Center 
(215) 279-1193

Dr. Francis Matarazzo 
Dr. Anita M. Milici 
Matarazzo and Milici Group 
(215) 389-3161

Dr. Stephanie McGann 
Dr. Marie Scott 
Brandywine Smile Center 
Glen Mills 
(610) 558-0416

Dr. Abid Paghdiwala 
Dr. Murtaza Pagri
Pearl Dental Arts 
Newtown, Levittown, Monroe, N.J.

Dr. Arpan Nalin Patel
Dr. Palak Patel
Dr. Hiren Shah
Dr. Shakeel Ahmed
Alpha Dental Excellence
(215) 970-2515

Dr. Peter P. Patellis 
The Kennett Center for Advanced Dentistry 
Kennett Square 
(610) 444-6311

Dr. Jason Petkevis 
Dental Distinction 
Chester Springs 
(610) 400-1459

Dr. Franco Pico-Fazzi 
Franco Pico-Fazzi, D.D.S., FADSA, P.C./MEDE Aesthetic Institute 
Plymouth Meeting 
(610) 397-1020

Dr. John Roeder 
Dental Health Associates Ltd.
(610) 647-7272

Dr. Seth Rosen 
A Family Dental Care Center 
Norristown, Conshohocken
(610) 631-3400

Dr. Jashank Sampat
Dr. Komal Sampat
Ambler Dental Care
(484) 544-0581

Dr. Kiran Satashia 
Dentistry by Design 
(215) 957-0700

Dr. Kenneth Siegel
Dental Excellence of Blue Bell
Blue Bell
(610) 272-0828

Dr. Nelly Silva
Advanced Dentistry of Collegeville
(484) 483-4105

Dr. Beth Snyder 
Beth Snyder, D.M.D. 
(215) 348-9922

Dr. Kenneth Soffer 
Soffer Dentistry 
(215) 563-0138

Dr. Michael Sophocles 
Michael Sophocles, D.M.D., and Associates 
(610) 644-4080

Dr. David Stall 
David Stall Dental 
West Chester 
(610) 590-4568

Dr. Leonard F. Tau 
Pennsylvania Center for Dental Excellence 
(215) 969-4400

Dr. Aaron Ufberg 
Ufberg Dental P.C. 
(610) 251-2227

Dr. Bruce Wilderman 
Artistic Expressions Dentistry 
(215) 631-3085

The branch of dentistry concerned with the morphology, physiology and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues

Dr. Jeremy Aczon
Dr. Ken Lin
Dr. Martin Trope
TEC Endodontics
(215) 972-0181

Dr. Ada Greenfield
Lower Gwynedd Endodontists P.C.
Lower Gwynedd
(215) 654-5380

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 
A specialty of dentistry that includes the diagnosis, surgical and adjunctive treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region

Dr. Russel S. Bleiler
Russel S. Bleiler, D.M.D. 
(215) 752-4646

Dr. Mohammed Erakat 
Prestige Oral Surgery 
Princeton, N.J. 
(732) 297-7000

Dr. Jordan Fried
Dr. Charles Nissman 
Dr. Michael Salin 
Dr. Jared Weiner 
Innovative Implant and Oral Surgery 
(215) 322-7810

Dr. Dilshan Gunawardena 
Dr. Mark P. Kienle 
Dr. P. Michael Schelkun  
Dr. Andrew R. Steinkeler 
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Centers 
Multiple area locations 

Dr. James F. Gustainis 
Dr. Amin Kazemi 
Dr. Cynthia Trentacosti 
Dr. Michael Walker 
Oral Surgery Associates of Chester County 
West Chester, Kennett Square
(610) 431-2161, (610) 444-2818

Dr. E. Steven Moriconi
E. Steven Moriconi, D.M.D.
(215) 884-8263

A dental specialty that includes the diagnosis, prevention, interception and correction of malocclusion, as well as neuromuscular and skeletal abnormalities of the developing or mature orofacial structures

Dr. Benjamin K. Azizi
Advanced Orthodontic Care of Ambler/Advanced Orthodontic Care of Abington 
Ambler, Glenside
(215) 646-9514, (215) 576-6414

Dr. Benjamin A. Cassalia 
Benjamin A. Cassalia, D.M.D. 
Chalfont and Ottsville
(215) 822-6320

Dr. Steven M. Cohen 
Steven M. Cohen, D.M.D., M.S.D. 
(215) 271-8870

Dr. Tanja J. de Marsche 
Dr. William Roberts
Roberts & de Marsche Orthodontics 
Philadelphia, Lawrenceville, N.J.
(215) 655-1845

Dr. Marianna Evans 
Infinity Dental Specialists 
Newtown Square, Glen Mills 
(484) 420-4643

Dr. Catherine Foote 
Foote Orthodontics 
Bryn Mawr, Wayne
(610) 525-6142

Dr. Cathleen George 
Cathleen George, D.M.D., P.C. 
(215) 355-5995

Dr. LynAnn Mastaj 
Mastaj Orthodontics 
Bryn Mawr 
(610) 525-2277

Dr. Anna Morrison 
Heine & Associates Family Dentistry 
(215) 968-4545

Dr. Randolph E. Schader 
Newtown Dentistry for Kids/Newtown Orthodontics 
(215) 504-5437

Dr. Orhan Tuncay 
Rittenhouse Orthodontics 
(215) 772-0775

Dr. Todd M. Welsh 
Bucks County Orthodontics 
(215) 348-9521

Pediatric Dentistry
An age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence, including those with special healthcare needs

Dr. Joshua A. Bresler 
Dr. Jason M. Bresler 
Dr. Jill Bresler  
Dr. Rachel L. Bresler 
Dr. Tracey Bresler 
Doc Bresler’s Cavity Busters 
Multiple area locations 

Dr. Stephen D. Cohen 
Children’s Dental & Orthodontic Associates
Philadelphia, Elkins Park
(215) 925-6251

Dr. Annie Creato
Kidsteeth Pediatric Dentistry
(610) 627-1199

Dr. Roshni Dhruva
Heine & Associates Family Dentistry 
(215) 968-4545

Dr. Gregory Gagliardi 
Children First Dental
(215) 355-3141

Dr. Christine Landes
Newtown Dentistry for Kids 
(215) 504-5437

Dr. Jeff Melini
Pediatric Dental Associates of Glen Mills
Glen Mills
(610) 358-3900

A specialty of dentistry that encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes and the maintenance of the health, function and aesthetics of these structures and tissues

Dr. Kenneth Bosch 
Dr. Hanh Bui Keating 
Dr. Edward L. Woehling  
Bryn Mawr Periodontal Associates 
Bryn Mawr
(610) 525-8485

Dr. Joseph R. Greenberg 
Joseph R. Greenberg, D.M.D., FAGD 
(610) 520-0200

Dr. Sam Khoury 
Dental Implant & Periodontal Surgeons P.C. 
Newtown, Chadds Ford
(215) 968-9601

Dr. Anita M. Milici 
Matarazzo and Milici Group 
(215) 389-3161

Dr. Peter B. Susanin 
Devon Periodontal and Dental Implant Center 
(610) 687-0339

Dr. James A. Vito 
James A. Vito, D.M.D. 
(610) 971-2590

Dr. John Whytosek 
Dr. Joshua A. Evensky
Main Line Periodontics and Dental Implants, P.C. 
Bryn Mawr 
(610) 527-6061

The dental specialty pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes

Dr. David DiGiallorenzo
DiGiallorenzo DMD & Associates
(610) 409-6064

Dr. Ernesto A. Lee 
Advanced Esthetic & Implant Dentistry 
Bryn Mawr 
(610) 525-1200

Dr. Francis Matarazzo
Matarazzo and Milici Group 
(215) 389-3161

Dr. James A. Vito 
James A. Vito, D.M.D. 
(610) 971-2590

Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Life Magazine, November 2018.   
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