Dr. Wakefield graduated from Ohio State University, School of Dental Medicine in 1988. He then moved to Philadelphia to complete a residency in advanced general practice dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. Over the years, as his career and practice have grown, Dr. Wakefield has remained current on trends and advancements in dentistry with continuing education and ADA conferences. His experience paired with his drive to keep abreast of the most advances and state-of-the-art technologies influenced his creation of our aesthetic driven practice, as well as the practice's focus on optimum oral health. Born and raised in the East Falls area of Philadelphia, Dr. Cronin graduated 4th in her class from Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry in 2005. She continued her training and received her certificate in 2006 from Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.
Keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry is important to Dr. Cronin. She has attended numerous courses throughout recent years including advanced training in dental implants. This has enabled her to provide her patients with the best quality of care in the field. Dr. Cronin has a wide range of experience in different areas of dentistry, from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to surgical treatments including root canal therapy.
Her approach to your treatment starts with listening to you. Then, after a complete and thorough examination, she reviews and discusses the diagnosis and treatment options with you. "I take pride in getting to know my patients including their wants, needs and sometimes fears. I understand through personal family experience that dentistry can cause anxiety for some. It is my pleasure to address all your questions and concerns. To make each patient feel comfortable and help them achieve a healthy beautiful smile."
Dr. Cronin also believes in giving back and founded the Haiti Dental Mission while a student and continues to travel to Haiti yearly. Locally, Dr. Cronin has donated and supported many charities including Smiles for Success and the American Cancer Association.
In her spare time Dr. Cronin enjoys spending time with her three year old daughter, Juliana, and when time permits enjoys the movies, the restaurants of Philadelphia and particularly those of Rittenhouse Square and her home town of Haddonfield, NJ.