Pennington Dental Center Associates
Dr. Steven Sierakowski
In 2005, Dr. Sierakowski obtained Board Certified status when he was named a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. His repertoire of clinical experience in periodontal therapies includes traditional non-surgical and surgical therapy, periodontal plastic surgery, dental implantology and site development, sinus elevation, and the management of dental anxiety by providing conscious sedation.
Dr. Sierakowski’s commitment to dental education is exemplary. Since 2005, he has been a faculty member in the Department of Dental Medicine at the Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. In 2009, he was appointed Chairman of the Division of Periodontics, in which he directs the clinical and didactic periodontal education of the General Practitioner Residents each year.
He is the author of First Aid for the NBDE Part I, a comprehensive review text for dental students preparing to take the National Board Dental Examination, a requirement for US dental licensure. It is now in its third edition. His second book, First Aid Q&A for the NBDE Part I, a companion to the first text, was published in 2009.
He maintains active membership in the American Academy of Periodontology, American Board of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, Delaware Valley Academy of Osseointegration, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Delaware State Dental Society, and the Dental Society of Chester County & Delaware County.
Dr. Sierakowski is active in the highly-respected Spear Study Club and Pankey Institute, where he meets with other local dentists and dental specialists to collaborate on patient cases and improve his clinical expertise.
Outside of the office, Dr. Sierakowski spends time with his wife and two children. He is an avid golfer and also enjoys baseball, squash and traveling.
Dr. David Slobodinsky
Sleep Apnea Specialist
Dr. David Slobodinsky is one of only 10 dentists in the world who are trained at the highest level to treat snoring, sleep apnea and CPAP intolerance using the Zyppah system. As an expert in the field, he has dedicated himself to helping the 4 million untreated people with sleep apnea and the 40 million more who snore.
Dr. David Slobodinsky graduated from Temple University Dental School in 1983. He worked in large group practice until 1988, when he moved to his present location in Fabulous Fishtown. Since then, he has enjoyed practicing quality, painless dentistry for the last 18 years.
Dr. Slobodinsky values continuing education and has dedicated over 300 hours to post-graduate studies.
Dr. Slobodinsky is a member with good standing in The American Dental Association, The Pennsylvania Dental Association, The Philadelphia County Dental Society, The Academy of General Dentistry, Eastern Dental Society, and The Cosmetic Consortium of Philadelphia. When he is not practicing dentistry, you might find him golfing, scuba diving, skiing, hiking, or watching his sons play baseball, basketball, and football.
Dr. John Walsh
We would like to welcome Dr. John Walsh to our dental team. Dr. Walsh earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry in 2007 and remains involved in the program by serving as a faculty member in the Oral Surgery Department . Upon graduating, he received the “Clinical Excellence Award” which is earned by demonstrating highly ethical treatment of patients and superior clinical ability. He then entered active duty in the United States Navy.
Dr. Walsh has been providing care limited to oral surgery since 2012 and practices dentistry in several offices throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He is married and has two young boys, Patrick and Michael. In his spare time, he enjoys running, do-it-yourself projects and chasing his children around.
Dr. John Walsh is looking forward to meeting you as he collaborates with us at Pennington Dental Associates. Dr. Walsh will be offering oral surgery, tooth removal and wisdom tooth evaluations on Thursdays in our Pennington office.
Dr. Robert Slauch
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Robert Slauch to our dental team! Dr. Slauch is a surgically trained prosthodontist that provides quality restorative patient treatment and full-mouth makeover solutions. He specializes in the placement of dental implants, esthetic crowns, bridges, and veneers. He is currently a candidate for board certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics.
Dr. Slauch is a native of the Philadelphia area. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University, where he also played baseball. He earned his DDS from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed his specialty training in Prosthodontics, Dental Implant Surgery, and a Masters Degree from the University of Connecticut Health Center.
Dr. Slauch is actively engaged in scientific research on implant prosthodontics and been published in several dental journals. In addition, he has achieved national recognition from the American College of Prosthodontists and the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics for his research.
Dr. Slauch is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists, American Dental Association and other dental organizations.
Outside the office, you can find Dr. Slauch on the golf course, catching a baseball game, or exploring the Philadelphia restaurant scene.