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Our mission is to provide each patient with the highest quality care possible in a fun environment. Our offices are comfortable as well as efficient. We strive to make each patient’s experience in our office a positive one. Our goal is to treat you so well that you will feel comfortable recommending us to your friends and family.

Dr. Sonia Smiling

Meet Dr. Sonia Kahlon

I love seeing the excitement in my patients’ eyes when they realize that their dream of having a perfect smile can come true. I love getting to know my patients and love how much they make me laugh. I feel incredibly lucky every day to be able to give people beautiful smiles and to work in such a rich and supportive environment.

Education:
Bachelor of Science – University of Toronto
Bachelor of Pharmacy – Northeastern University
Doctor of Dental Medicine – Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics – University of Pittsburgh

Continuing Education:
I am always learning about state-of-the-art techniques to better serve my patients. I have been on the cutting-edge of research involving self-ligating, frictionless brackets and my research has been published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Professional Memberships:
American Dental Association
American Association of Orthodontists

Dr. Jeremy Smiling

Meet Dr. Jeremy Rich

My patients are the reason I practice orthodontics and I truly enjoy their diversity and unique personalities. I love learning about new techniques and applying them to the different orthodontic problems that I encounter with my patients. My team of outstanding staff is always friendly and fun-loving and prioritizes our patient’s comfort.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts – Tufts University
Doctor of Dental Medicine -Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Orthodontics -Temple University School of Dental Medicine
Master of Science in Oral Biology -Temple University School of Dental Medicine

Continuing Education:
I am constantly learning new techniques for Invisalign® and Incognito™ lingual braces. I believe it is my responsibility to learn the latest and most efficient orthodontic techniques in order to provide the best care for my patients.

Professional Associations:
American Association of Orthodontists
American Dental Association

Dr. Anu Nellissery

Meet Dr. Anu Nellissery, DMD

Dr. Anu Nellissery received her Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from the University of Connecticut and went on to complete her orthodontic specialty training at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Dr. Nellissery’s treatment philosophy focuses on creating beautiful smiles that will last a lifetime while maintaining overall oral health. When she’s not seeing patients, Dr. Nellissery enjoys spending time with her family, yoga, travel, reading, and baking. She loves meeting new people and is tremendously excited to be a part of the Rich Orthodontics team!

Dr. Nellissery is active in the professional dental community and is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, and Pennsylvania Dental Association. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and has received several awards and honors for her clinical and academic work, including membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society.

Dr. Evan Tran

Meet Dr. Evan Tran, DDS

Trapped in a young man’s body with a wise man’s brain, Dr. Evan Tran considers himself to be a great listener. To this end, Dr. Tran strives to understand his patients’ treatment goals and works with them to thoroughly explore how to achieve them. As a native Florida Gator, he chomped his way through The Big Apple for dental training at Columbia University.

Not long after, he completed his orthodontic training at Seton Hill University in the small town of Greensburg, Pennsylvania. It was here, that he added the hobby of blacksmithing to his repertoire which also includes skiing, water sports, and computing. In 2016, Dr. Tran moved to Philadelphia to join Rich Orthodontics. He looks forward to meeting you and wants you to know that he will do his best to give you the smile you deserve!

Dr. Hanel Choi

Meet Dr. Hanel Choi, DDS

Dr. Hanel Choi, a Virginia native, received her Bachelors Degree in Chemistry at the University of Virginia. She later went on to receive her Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. Realizing she had profound a love for orthodontics and braces, Dr. Choi pursued her Certificate in Orthodontics from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Choi is excited to be working in her dream profession in the Greater Philadelphia area a place she loves for its food, culture, and diversity.

As an orthodontist, Dr. Choi finds it especially worthwhile to individualize the care she provides to her patients in order to create wonderful smiles. She has a passion for working with adolescents and teenagers and finds great joy in seeing them come out of their shell with the help of orthodontic treatment. You can frequently find Dr. Choi engaging with adult patients one-on-one to discuss their treatment and further their education on good oral hygiene. In her free time, Dr. Choi loves spending time baking cookies for her friends and family and trying out new recipes. She is also an avid yoga student and is currently trying to master the handstand and the crow pose!

Dr.  Hamid Hashemi

Meet Dr. Hamid Hashemi, DMD

Inspired by his love for art and science, Dr. Hamid Hashemi pursued a career in orthodontics. After graduating from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Dr. Hashemi attended Seton Hill University’s Orthodontic Residency Program. As an orthodontist, Dr. Hashemi is able to utilize his skills to not only restore the function and health of his patients’ teeth, but also to witness smile transformations, and a tangible boost in their confidence.

Seeing the positive impact an attractive smile can make in a person’s life is extremely rewarding, he strongly believes in treating patients as he would his own family with care and compassion. In this vein, he strives to be more than a healthcare provider; he aims to serve as a sympathetic individual who can be a role model to others. In his free time, Dr. Hashemi enjoys camping, participating in recreational sports, writing poetry, and spending time with his family.

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