All professionals at Chestnut Hill Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Palak Jain, BDS, DDS
Dr. Palak Jain received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University and earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in India. Following her graduation from NYU, Dr. Jain pursued Advanced General Residency Program for Dentists at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, NY. She practiced dentistry for three years in India and has been practicing in NY and PA for over the last five years. As one who values education and appreciates its benefits for her patients. Dr. Jain continues her education on a regular basis to offer latest treatment methodologies to her patients. She is a member of the American Dental Association. As a dentist, her goal is to help all her patients receive the best possible oral health and smile. She has been recognized as the Best Dentist by Consumer Advisory Board since 2014.
When not at the office, Dr. Jain spends her time with her family watching movies, listening to music and traveling. Her family is very important to her, and she cherishes the time she has with her husband Sumeet, her son Arham and her daughter Aarini.
Dental Assitant - Kristen Ball
Kristen is our wonderful Dental Assistant. Her patience and caring manner is evident in the way she interacts with each patient and the way they respond to her. Her gentle nature appeals to all patients - from kids to adults.
She enjoys educating patients about the importance of good oral hygiene and cavity prevention. Kristen’s warm and friendly personality relaxes our patients and reassures them that a trip to the dentist can be a fun and educational experience.
Away from the office, Kristen enjoys cooking and spending time at the shore with her family and friends.
Front Desk Coordinator – Patricia Wood
Patty’s warm and friendly smile starts off the positive experience that patients feel when they visit our office.
Patty loves interacting with our patients and their families and makes sure no question goes unanswered. With her years of experience, she understands the hectic schedule patients have and works hard to accommodate each family in our practice.
In her spare time, Patty enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.
Dental Hygienist – Cheryl Korton
Cheryl has been a dental hygienist for over 40 years. Many of our longstanding patients remember her, because she has often provided the best cleaning for them. Cheryl has spent the majority of my career in the treatment of patients with periodontal disease. Cheryl takes immense pride as a hygienist to give care to her patients in a calm and caring atmosphere where their comfort and well being is the main concern.Cheryl enjoys spending her weekends in New York City and checking local area with her boyfriend, Jerald.