Top Dentists 2011

The Main Line area’s 217 best practitioners in nine specialties, voted so by their peers.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Jonathan Scharf

Exton Dental Health Group & Pennsylvania Center for Cosmetic Dentistry, 101 John Robert Thomas Drive, Exton; (610) 363-2300,

Education: DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (1972)

Years in practice: 39

What he loves most about his job: “Cosmetic dentistry—or, as I call it, appearance-related dentistry—is an artistic expression of our profession. I believe my skill sets and creative passion make it a natural fit for me—the perfect blend of art and science.”

Why no one should be afraid to have a seat in his chair: “Most dental-phobics have had a bad experience that’s conditioned them to have a fear of going to the dentist. Modern dental offices offer pleasant environments with creature-comfort features like headphones and choice of music, nitrous oxide ‘happy gas,’ and state-of-the-art dental technology that can make appointments stress- and pain-free. A little TLC added in, and you have a winner. It usually takes a few positive dental experiences, but the anxiety does go away.”

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