Top Dentists 2023
From routine maintenance to specialized care, these professionals strive to nurture every aspect of a patient’s smile.
by Bill Donahue

We tend to use the word priceless to describe many things, but it doesn’t always apply in the literal sense. It’s nearly impossible to assign a price tag to a healthy, functional, and aesthetically pleasing smile, because a good smile is a Swiss Army knife of sorts, affecting everything from how we speak, to the foods we eat, to the ways in which we interact with those around us.

Lucky for us, the Philadelphia area has an excess of exceptional dentists. Whether someone requires dental implants, treatment for periodontal disease, or some other specialized care, or just a thoroughly performed checkup and cleaning, these professionals strive to nurture every aspect of each patient’s smile.
We asked our readers to tell us about the dentists they consider the area’s finest. Their selections are included on the following pages, along with the names of practitioners that have been featured in these pages from the past year pertaining to dentists their patients trust.
Some of the professionals listed on the following pages do advertise in Suburban Life, though their inclusion on the list was not based on their willingness to advertise. We also acknowledge that the Philadelphia area has many exceptional dentists, not all of whom are featured here.  
We present our 2023 Top Dentists, an encore presentation updated from January.
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. Katie Alger
Dice Dental
Multiple locations
Dr. Kathryn Ames
Dr. Joseph Roberts
Philly Smiles
Dr. Nicole M. Armour
Nicole M. Armour, D.M.D.
Dr. Richard Bash
Bash Dental
Dr. Nouman Bashir
Dental Care of West Chester
West Chester
Dr. Pallavi Batra
Advanced Dentistry of Center City
Advanced Dentistry of Philadelphia
Ritt Dental
Dr. Jeffrey A. Bellisario
The Office of Dr. Bellisario
Dr. Raya Ben Dor
Starr Valley Dental
Dr. Mindy Benjamini
MB Dentist Inc.
Dr. Ron Briglia
Briglia Dental Group
West Chester
Dr. Andrew Blasek
Dr. Michael Blasek
Blasek Family Dentistry
Maple Glen
Dr. Andrew E. Bruner
Dr. Beverley Crawford
Dr. Francis K. Mante
Dr. Bari Steinberg
Penn Dental Family Practice
Multiple locations
Dr. Peter J. Bullock
Dr. Brian Trachtenberg
Dr. Mark Tyma
Tyma Trachtenberg Center for Contemporary Dental Health
Dr. Steven C. Bunting
Designer of Smiles
Huntingdon Valley
Dr. Judy L. Buxton
Judy L. Buxton, D.M.D. Family Dentistry
Bryn Mawr
Dr. Ken Cirka
Dr. Mimi Jeon
Dr. Evan Ridge
Philadelphia Dentistry
Dr. Andrew B. Cohen
Andrew B. Cohen, D.M.D.
Dr. Barry Cohen
Dr. Lisa Yosevitz
Timeless Smiles
Drexel Hill
Dr. Derek J. Conover
Noble Dental | Quaker City Dental
Dr. Andrea Cronin
Rittenhouse Smiles
Dr. Nicole Deakins
Dr. Jeremy D. Kay
The Dental Spa
Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia
Dr. Robert J. Dollfus III
Dr. John B. Fitzgerald III
Chesterbrook Dental Associates
Dr. Pamela G. Doray
Pamela G. Doray, D.M.D.
Dr. Rachel Dorfner
Dorfner Dental Studio
Burlington, New Jersey
Dr. Dilip N. Dudhat
Dudhat Dental Group
Multiple locations
Dr. Ryan C. Dunn
Dr. David J. Montgomery
Chester County Family Dentistry
West Chester
Dr. Christopher B. Ernst
Ernst Family Dentistry
Dr. David Faust
Bucks County Smiles
Dr. Peter Flaherty
Main Line Smile
Dr. Eric Fort
West Chester Dental Arts
West Chester
Dr. Irina Frolov
Dr. Alex Tyurin
Miracle Dental Center
Dr. Jay Gohel
Media Dental Associates
Dr. Brent D. Guenthner
Dr. Murphy Ziesel
Westtown Dental Associates
West Chester
Dr. Sindhu Gundabathula
Dr. Catherine West
Chalfont Dentistry
Dr. Brian Handel
Wayne Dental Care
Dr. Jared M. Harris
Dr. Jeffrey S. Harris
Harris Family Dentistry
Dr. Nancy R. Harris
Smiles at the Square
Dr. Matthew Heine
Heine & Associates Family Dentistry
Dr. Stephen P. Howarth Jr.
Dr. Stephen P. Howarth Sr.
Wallingford Station Family Dental
Dr. Nishita Irukulla
NewFalls Dental
Dr. Joseph Iuliano
Yalda Dental
Dr. Marta A. Kaczaj
West Avenue Dentistry
Dr. Jennifer Kalochie
Jennifer J. Kalochie, D.M.D., FAGD
Dr. Rande Kaminsky
Kaminsky Dental Associates
Dr. Michael K. Kaner
Michael K. Kaner, DMD MAGD
Dr. George Kivowitz
Newtown Dental Arts
Dr. Ericka Klein
Ericka Klein, D.M.D., P.C.
Dr. Robert A. Lantzy
Robert A. Lantzy, D.M.D., LLC
Dr. Marc A. Levin
Marc A. Levin, D.M.D., FAGD
Dr. Andrew L. Lieberman
Bryn Mawr Dental Arts
Main Line Snoring Solutions
Bryn Mawr
Dr. Cary J. Limberakis
Dr. Jonathan C. Limberakis
Limberakis Family Dentistry
Dr. Edward Magida
Newtown Dental Care
Dr. Francis Matarazzo
Dr. Anita M. Milici
Simply Beautiful Smiles
Multiple locations
Dr. Ashley McDowell
McDowell Dental Group
Dr. Damian Milillo
Dr. Merle Saldivar
Water’s Edge Dental
West Chester
Dr. Katharine Miller
Narberth Dental Group
Dr. Carlos Mirabel
Dr. Charles H. Sacks
Gwynedd Dental Associates
Spring House
Dr. Scott Nakamura
Integrated Dental Care
Dr. Simon Oh
Smart Arches
Multiple locations
Dr. Abid Paghdiwala
Pearl Dental Arts
Dr. Murtaza Paghdiwala
Pearl Dental Monroe
Monroe, New Jersey
Dr. Arpan N. Patel
Alpha Dental Excellence
Dr. Bre Patel
Villanova Dental Group & Implant Center
Dr. Carol Patel
Sunflower Family Dental
North Wales
Dr. Peter P. Patellis
Kennett Center for Advanced Dentistry
Kennett Square
Dr. Jason Petkevis
Dental Distinction
Chester Springs
Dr. Steven I. Present
North Wales Family Dentistry
North Wales
Dr. Joseph P. Ritz
Joseph P. Ritz, DMD
Dr. Jashank Sampat
Dr. Komal Sampat
Ambler Dental Care
Dr. Kiran Satashia
Dentistry by Design
Dr. Jonathan Scharf
Exton Dental Health Group
Dr. Allen P. Shapiro
Dr. Brian S. Shapiro
Allen P. Shapiro D.D.S. Ltd.
Dr. Azalea Sharifi
Evansburg Family Dentistry
Dr. Khurrum S. Sheikh
Advanced Cosmetic and General Dentistry
Linwood and Mays Landing, New Jersey
Dr. Brian Shepanski
Dr. Jonathan A. Waasdorp
Dr. David J. Weinstock
Devon Dental Services
Dr. Patrick Shock
The Dental Health Center
Plymouth Meeting
Dr. Amy Shoumer
Amy Shoumer DMD
Bryn Mawr
Dr. Drew A. Shulman
Drew A. Shulman, DMD, MAGD
Dr. Kenneth B. Siegel
Dental Excellence of Blue Bell
Blue Bell
Dr. Nelly Silva
Advanced Dentistry of Collegeville
Dr. Mark Simeone
Chester County Dental Arts
Dr. Beth Skovron
Heritage Dental
Dr. Meredith Slone
Lakeview Dental
Dr. Beth Snyder
Beth Snyder DMD & Associates
Dr. Michael Sophocles
Michael Sophocles, D.M.D., and Associates
Dr. David Stall
Westtown Dental Arts
West Chester
Dr. Dvasha S. Stollman
Kids Grins
Dr. David Sung
Media Lima Dental
Dr. Leonard F. Tau
Pennsylvania Center for Dental Excellence
Dr. Aaron Ufberg
Ufberg Dental P.C. | Dentistry on the Hill
Berwyn and Drexel Hill |
Dr. Thomas N. Verna
Lee Dental Associates Ltd.
Dr. Christopher Wahlers
Wahlers Family Dentistry
East Norriton
Dr. Lana Waibel
Waibel Dental
Dr. Bruce Wilderman
Artistic Expressions Dentistry
Dr. Edward D. Williams
Dental Care and Dental Implant Center
Dr. Anthony Zalis
Main Line Family Dentistry
Bryn Mawr
The branch of dentistry concerned with the morphology, physiology and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues
Dr. Allyson Abbott
Allyson A. Abbott, D.M.D., P.C.
Plymouth Meeting
Dr. Alexander Fuller
Jenkintown Endodontics LLC
Dr. Ada Greenfield
Lower Gwynedd Endodontists P.C.
Lower Gwynedd
Dr. Sumin Lee
Penn Dental Family Practice
Multiple locations
Dr. Scott Levy
Media Endodontics
Dr. Ken Lin
Dr. Martin Trope
TEC Endodontics
Dr. Bruce R. Terry
Endodontic Specialists P.C.
Phoenixville and Wayne
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.
Dr. Lee Carrasco
Dr. Steven Wang
Penn Dental Family Practice
Multiple locations
Dr. Michael T. Dachowski
The Oral Surgery Group
Multiple locations
Dr. Richard P. Deasy
Commonwealth Oral and Facial Surgery & Dental Implant Center
Multiple locations
Dr. Mohammed Erakat
Prestige Oral Surgery
Princeton, New Jersey
Dr. Amin Kazemi
Dr. Cynthia Trentacosti
Dr. Michael Walker
Chester County Oral Surgery
West Chester and Kennett Square
Dr. Bryan Nack
Dr. Michael B. Salin
Dr. Adam Semanoff
Dr. Jared S. Weiner
Innovative Implant and Oral Surgery
Multiple locations
Dr. Mansoor Madani
Bala Institute of Oral Surgery
Bala Cynwyd
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. Andrea Appel
Dr. Andrew Appel
Dr. Steven Appel
Appel Orthodontics
Multiple locations
Dr. Alexander C. Apple
Penn Dental Family Practice
Multiple locations
Dr. Benjamin K. Azizi
Azizi Orthodontics
Ambler and Glenside
Dr. Raymond S. Buttenbaum
Buttenbaum Orthodontics
Dr. Benjamin A. Cassalia
Cassalia Orthodontics
Chalfont and Ottsville
Dr. Daniel Cassarella
DCO Orthodontic Specialists
Dr. Jordan Cogan
Dr. Cathleen George
CG Orthodontics
Yardley and Richboro
Dr. Steven M. Cohen
Steven M. Cohen, D.M.D., M.S.D.
Dr. Anthony L. Cook
Dr. Patricia D. Gutsche
Cook & Gutsche Orthodontics
Dr. Steve A. DelliGatti
Dr. Michael Milewski
DelliGatti and Milewski Orthodontic Group
Ambler and Northeast Philadelphia
Dr. Tanja J. de Marsche
Dr. William Roberts
Roberts & de Marsche Orthodontics
Philadelphia and Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Dr. Jake Dorfman
Dorfman Orthodontic Group
Bensalem and Southampton
Dr. Marianna Evans
Infinity Dental Specialists
Glen Mills and Newtown Square
Dr. Shawn M. Faust
Faust Orthodontics
Dr. Christine Ferrell
West Chester Orthodontics
West Chester
Dr. Dovid Friedman
Friedman Orthodontics
Merion Station
Dr. Jamie N. Goodreau
Jamie N. Goodreau, D.M.D., M.S.D.
Dr. Colleen Gordon
Gordon Orthodontics
Dr. Sally Gupton
Sally A. Gupton, DDS
Fort Washington
Dr. Kellyn Hodges
Kellyn Hodges Orthodontics
Multiple locations
Dr. Neil Mandalia
My Smile Orthodontist
Dr. LynAnn Mastaj
Mastaj Orthodontics
Bryn Mawr
Dr. Antonino G. Secchi
Devon Orthodontics
Dr. Tejjy Thomas
Center City Orthodontics
Philadelphia and Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Dr. Orhan Tuncay
Rittenhouse Orthodontics
Dr. Todd M. Welsh
Bucks County Orthodontics
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. Jason M. Bresler
Dr. Jill Bresler
Dr. Joshua A. Bresler
Dr. Rachel L. Bresler
Dr. Tracey Bresler
Dr. Theodore P. Croll
Doc Bresler’s Cavity Busters
Multiple locations
Dr. Dana Al Baroudi
Dr. Stephanie Calora
Dr. Matt Cassera
Dr. Edward Garjarian
Dr. Leila Hazavei
Dr. David Igelwicz
Dr. Silpa Kadiyala
Dr. Rob Kerns
Dr. Yvonne Kwong
Dr. Steven Melnic
Dr. Anthony Monteiro
Dr. Kay Myrum
Dr. Lisa Myrum
Dr. Andrea Sinnamon
Dr. Nuthyla Skuja
Children’s Dental Health
Multiple locations
Dr. Paul Bahn
Dr. Maria Bender
Dr. Nancy Bien
Dr. Dana Chianese
Dr. Alegria D’Agostino
Dr. Holly Do Nguyen
Dr. Sara D. Dworkin
Dr. Ashley Lebak
Dr. Joanna Mangar
Dr. Erin McGrath
Dr. Anagha Pathak
Dr. Noah Quinn
Dr. Michael Rosenbaum
Dr. Kim Thomas
Dr. Winona Wu
Pediatric Dental Associates
Multiple locations
Dr. Lennie Checchio
Dr. Michael A. Koumaras
Best Dentist 4 Kids
Hatboro, Montgomeryville (coming soon), and Philadelphia
Dr. Roshni Dhruva
Heine & Associates Family Dentistry
Dr. Gregory Gagliardi
Children First Dental
Dr. Christine Landes
Newtown Dentistry for Kids
Dr. Sheedeh Madani
Bala Kids Dentistry
Bala Cynwyd
Dr. Rachel A. Maher
Dentistry for Children
Wilmington, Delaware
Dr. Jeff Melini
Pediatric Dental Associates of Glen Mills
Glen Mills
Dr. Abbey Orozco
Dr. Jacob Orozco
Top of the Hill Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Jennifer L. Udis
Dentistry for Children
Dr. Katie Lapps Wert
Dr. Michael Wong
North Penn Pediatric Dental Associates LLC
Multiple locations
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. I. Stephen Brown
The Perio Group
Dr. Andrew B. Diamond
Andrew B. Diamond, DMD, BS
Willow Grove
Dr. Joshua Evensky
Evensky Periodontics & Dental Implants
Dr. Philip L. Fava II
Dr. Eric F. Schoenebeck
Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics
Ambler and Philadelphia
Dr. Scott Garrison
Scott Garrison DDS, MSD, PC
Dr. Hanh Bui Keating
Dr. Edward L. Woehling
Bryn Mawr Periodontal Associates
Bryn Mawr
Dr. Lon R. Kessler
Kessler Dental Associates
Dr. Jonathan M. Korostoff
Penn Dental Family Practice
Multiple locations
Dr. Jay B. Laudenbach
Laudenbach Periodontics and Dental Implants
Dr. Edward A. Marcus
Floral Vale Periodontics & Implants P.C.
Dr. Anita M. Milici
Simply Beautiful Smiles
Multiple locations
Dr. Scott K. Smith
Scott K. Smith, D.D.S.
King of Prussia
Dr. Miriam Ting
Think Oral Implants and Periodontics
Dr. M. Ilhan Uzel
Mercer Center for Implants and Periodontics at Princeton
Princeton, New Jersey
Dr. James A. Vito
James A. Vito, D.M.D.
Dr. John Whytosek
Main Line Periodontics and Dental Implants, P.C.
Bryn Mawr
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. Rohini Bhatia
Dr. Sadhu Kataria
Chester County Prosthodontics
West Chester
Dr. Joseph B. Breitman
Prosthodontics Limited PC
Dr. David DiGiallorenzo
DiGiallorenzo DMD & Associates
Dr. Ernesto A. Lee
Advanced Esthetic & Implant Dentistry
Bryn Mawr
Dr. Francis Matarazzo
Simply Beautiful Smiles
Multiple locations
Dr. James A. Vito
James A. Vito, D.M.D.
Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Life magazine, June 2023.