Meet Our Team
Dr. David Slobodinsky graduated from Temple University Dental School in 1983. He gained valuable experience 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.
Dr. Slobodinsky is happily married to his dental school sweetheart, Charleen, who is also his part-time hygienist. He has two sons, Mark and Brett, and a beautiful Shetland Sheepdog named Ginger.
When he is not practicing dentistry, you might find him golfing, scuba diving, skiing, hiking, or watching his sons play baseball, basketball, and football.
Courlette Pook is our friendly, smiling face at the front desk. She is extremely knowledgeable about dental insurance and happy to answer all of your questions.
Lisa Schellinger is a recent hire with plenty of dental office experience. She is our "Sleep Ambassador," here to handle all of your sleep apnea questions and needs.
Denise Kravitz graduated from Philadelphia Community College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1998. She has been a valuable member of the team ever since. Denise is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and keeps up-to-date with continuing education. Her specialties lie in teeth cleaning and gum health maintenance. Denise and her husband Howard have two children.
Charleen Slobodinsky graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1981. She has been practicing with Dr. Dave since 1988. With over 25 years of clinical experience, she is highly skilled and attentive to her patient’s needs. Additionally, she has been keeping Dr. Dave and their two sons in line for 22 years.
Regina is the youngest member of our team and also our resident tooth-whitening specialist. With a warm, beautiful smile, she will go out of her way to make sure you are comfortable. She has been a certified dental assistant (CDA) since 2005 and is X-Ray licensed. Regina has one son, David, who is nine years old.