The doctors at Rittenhouse Smiles guarantee the best family dentistry services.
Dr. Andrea Cronin
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 eight 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.
Although Dentistry is Dr. Cronin’s passion, she is also heavily involved in the community and has participated in various charity events:
|• Children’s Day YMCA Health Fair||• Habitat for Humanity||• The March of Dimes Walkathon||• Yearly Mission Trip to Haiti|
Dr. Salome Zangaladze
aka Dr. Z
Dr. Z was born in Tbilisi, Georgia and grew up in Moorestown, NJ. She graduated from Rutgers University with a bachelors degree in science and received her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) degree from the University of New England Dental School in Portland, ME. She continued her training and received her certificate for general practice residency from Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Zangaladze is skilled in various aspects of dentistry from restorative, cosmetic, to implant dentistry. She has been recognized and awarded by her mentors for her excellence in prosthodontics. She continues to stay up to date on the latest and newest technology relating to dental treatments in order to provide her patients with the best care possible. Dr. Zangaladze believes that listening to her patients and educating them is one the of most important parts of dentistry. She wants to make sure her patients feel comfortable with her and with decisions that are made relating to treatment. She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them in all of their dental needs in order to provide them with healthy beautiful smiles.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Zangaladze likes to spends time with her family in NJ, as well as her friends. She likes to travel as much as she can and try as many different restaurants as possible, especially in the Philadelphia area.
Meet the rest of our team
Registered Dental Hygienist
Formally the practice of
Dr. Craig Wakefield
Dr. Craig Wakefield sold the practice to Dr. Andrea Cronin in July of 2014 and she is the hands on Lead Dentist at Rittenhouse Smile.
Read more about Dr. Craig Wakefield.