Top Dentists: Jewelry Designer and Periodontist Dr. Wendy M. Croll Halpern

Combining art and science in both areas of expertise, Dr. Halpern executes beautifully.

Continued from Dr. Jeffrey Blum.

Dr. Wendy M. Croll Halpern, Periodontics

Photo by Michael SahadiHalpern spends 20 hours a month creating necklaces, rings, bracelets and more for OIAdesign, a line of silver-and-gemstone jewelry. Her signature is a combination of irregularly shaped labradorite stones, silver and gemstones. Some concepts are more challenging than others, like the turquoise-and-pearl necklace that’s been years in the making. “I’m not trying to be Harry Winston,” she says. “I’m just trying to have fun making timeless pieces.”
Education: DMD, University of Pennsylvania Dental School (1999).

Years in practice: 13.

Contact: Plymouth Periodontics, 120 W. Germantown Pike, Suite 225, Plymouth Meeting; (610) 825-4334,

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