Dr. Nipa Thakkar, a second-generation dentist, and New York native, is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry. She holds a BS in Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and Masters in Biomedical Sciences with a concentration in Oral Biology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She completed her General Practice Residency at St. Joseph Medical Center in Reading, PA.
In addition to learning the Pankey philosophy for clinical excellence in dentistry, Dr. Thakkar currently serves in several leadership roles with the American Dental Association and Pennsylvania Dental Association. She has completed the ADA Diversity in Leadership program in 2014, and was the inaugural recipient to the ADA Henry Schein Cares Dr. David Whiston Leadership Award in 2015. Dr. Thakkar graduated dental school as a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society and a recipient of the American Association of Public Health Dentistry’s Community Dentistry Award.
Dr. Swenda has been treating patients in the West Chester, Pennsylvania and Greater Philadelphia area for over 30 years. A dedicated student and teacher of advanced dental restoration, Dr. Swenda specializes his dental practice in cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers, dental implants, and TMJ disorders.
Dr. Swenda believes his unique approach to dentistry helps build strong relationships with his patients and by carefully listening to his patients, he is able to fully understand their desires and concerns. Combining gentle care, skill, knowledge, and state-of-the-art technology, he provides the highest quality aesthetic, restorative and general dentistry available in the world today. Dr. Swenda uses an interdisciplinary approach, and consults with specialists to ensure that his patients receive the best care to meet their specific, individual needs.
Dr. Swenda has been named a Top Dentist for 2017 in Main Line Today.