To our loyal patients,

We would like to introduce ourselves as your new dentists - Dr. Krupa Patel Padhiar and Dr. Dheeren Padhiar. We are very excited to embark on this transition here at Friendly Smiles, formally Dr. Sharon Verdinelli’s practice. While there are big shoes to fill, and it is a bittersweet time, we hope you find comfort in that we share the same philosophies as Dr. Sharon and promise to continue treating every patient with utmost compassion and care just as Dr. Sharon had for close to 30 years.

In these unprecedented times, we are prioritizing the highest standard of safety and cleanliness in the office. We have various systems and protocols in place to ensure every patient is treated in the safest and most sterile environment, while also maintaining social distancing and following guidelines placed by the Center of Disease Control.

We are looking forward to building a family in a warm and welcoming environment here at Friendly Smiles! We are excited to offer all aspects of general dentistry, ranging from routine visits and cleanings to emergent treatment and restorative needs. We welcome all patients, including new patients and those with dental emergencies.

We thank you for trusting us with your dental health; we are very honored to serve you with professionalism and care!

Drs. Krupa & Dheeren Padhiar

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  • Krupa Patel Padhiar, DDS

    Dr. Krupa Patel Padhiar grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and later attended the University of Virginia where she earned her bachelor's degrees in Biology and Studio Art. After realizing how perfectly intertwined her interests of healthcare and art were in dentistry, she pursued the profession and earned her doctorate from the University of Maryland in Baltimore...Read more...

  • Dheeren Padhiar, DMD

    Dr. Dheeren Padhiar, a native of the greater Philadelphia area, grew up in Pottstown, PA. He attended The Hill School prior to earning both his Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Dental Medicine degrees at the University of Pittsburgh. As a Dean's Scholar in dental school, Dr. Dheeren has always strived for the highest in order to ensure he is able to provide the best possible treatment and care for his patients...Read more...


What Our Clients Say About Us

    Yesterday I met the new staff and Dr. Krupa, they are so very friendly, helpful and professional. Lori and Erin are still the two dental hygienists which makes the transition very smooth. Dr. Verdinelli couldn't have left the practice in better hands. I wish everyone the best of luck.

    L. Bright

    My appointment yesterday was impressive. The office waiting room has been redesigned and looked great, and I was told a new phone system is on its ways as well. Many new safety guidelines were in place due to COVID-19. The caution and care were impressive. The employees at the desk were friendly and helpful. It was great to see that Lori and Erin are still there because they are great at what they do. They seemed so happy to see patients again. Dr. Krupa welcomed me and was very friendly. I was a long-time patient of Dr. Verdinelli, and I could tell that Dr. Krupa was excited to be there and that she will keep the same high level of care. My family and I are so glad to keep the same location and the same great staff.

    David Livewell

    The staff were friendly and professional. They had a personal interest in how you felt. They explained in detail what was going to be done.

    Kevin Poster

    I have seen many dentists over the years, and cant tell you how happy I am that I finally stumbled upon Friendly Smiles. The office is modern with TVs in every room, homey vibe with good background music, bright and vibrant, clean. The entire staff is super welcoming like they’ve known you for years. The owners are a wonderful, smart young couple- Dr. Dheeren and Dr. Krupa. They were so friendly and made me feel extremely comfortable during my visit. And the work is fantastic. I’ve been fighting a tooth ache for almost a year, and had 2 other dentists try to fix it with multiple fillings. Dr. Dheeren diagnosed me with a cracked tooth and fixed it in about half an hour, and I’ve been pain free since! Will be back, and recommend to anyone who really cares about their teeth!

    Alex Uhr

    Wonderful experience. Staff is super friendly and was in and out without delay!!!

    Mary Coviello

    Dr. Verdinelli is very approachable and caring. She ensures your teeth are taken care of and suggests best practices. My teeth have never been healthier since I started going. I moved away from S. Jersey but will take time off to have my teeth cared for by Sharon. Her staff and professionalism will remind you of how healthcare was and should be.

    Updated 2/23 - simply put - best dentist ever.

    Jim Bilda

    We have been going to Dr. Sharon Verdinelli for over 11 years. I have referred many patients to her and they too all enjoy her office as much as we do. Dr. Verdinelli and her entire staff are very caring and compassionate people. You feel like part of the family when you are there. Her expertise is astounding, she uses top of the line equipment and modern technology. The hygienists really do take their time and are very thorough, be prepared to spend an hour in the chair for a cleaning.

    Cait DeStefano

    I have been going to Dr. Sharon for over 15 years. The office is pristine, and the staff put you at ease. Highly recommend, she and the entire staff are kind, professional, and genuinely caring.

    Jezreel konstantinos

    My family and I have been going to Dr. Sharon's office for over 15 years, from the time I was a child. Dr. Sharon and her staff are gentle and kind. They truly care about their patients. Their office has always been immaculate, and they have always made me feel calm and at ease. I would recommend Dr. Sharon to anyone with confidence!

    Julia Konstantinos

    Great dentist and staff

    Rick Byrne

    I have been going to Dr. Verdinelli for years now. I'm no stranger to her office and the other specialists she refers to. I am facing a problem where the solution could go a few ways. Dr. Verdinelli reviewed Dr. Kubikian's recommendations and then called me a few days later to talk to me about another solution she thought of. It's perfect, and much less expensive and time consuming than what we all were thinking. I love that she is still thinking about me even when I'm not in her chair. Her staff is fabulous, I actually don't mind going.

    Gwen Mazzeo

    Dr. Verdinelli is a highly qualified dentist that has taught student dentists and provides a warm and anxiety free atmosphere in her office.

    Beverly Tomarchio

    Contacted the office yesterday morning for an emergency appointment and they quickly made room for me that afternoon.

    RM Voza

    Dr. Sharon and her staff are caring and compassionate. We are happy to have our daughter's dental work being handled by such an exceptional team!

    Bill Gimpel

    The best experience I have ever had at the dentist !!! Thank you Dr. Sharon Verdinelli and to everyone here at this beautiful office . I feel grateful to have found such a caring , talented and truthful dentist who takes pride in her work and I won’t ever feel Anxious to go to the dentist again . Thank you to Erin the hygienist and Sue the doctors assistant and to Joyce for fitting me in on such short notice !!! I really can’t believe there’s a practice that is dedicated to one patient at a time and not rushing back and forth to five people at once trying to squeeze as many patients in as they can but instead schedule each appointment with enough time to make each patient comfortable and relaxed and cared for . Thank you for taking such good care and making my entire appointment pain free and extremely easy!!! Your the BEST !!

    Sally Hazel

    Dr. Verdinelli and her staff are terrific!! I moved 5 years ago 2 hours away and I still drive up for my dental visits because there is no quite like Dr. Verdinelli!! The BEST!

    Suzanne Hyatt

    Sharon, Lori, Joyce and the whole team are great! They all are both friendly and knowledgeable. I wouldn't go anywhere else.

    Victoria Steinmetz

    Dr. Verdinelli is the best. You get inidividualized care and she takes the time to prioritize care based on your budget and your needs. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a dentist that always puts her patients first.

    Dan Dychtwald

    Always professional; always pleasant; always pain-free. What more could you want?

    Dorothy Stubblebine

    I’ve tried other dentists in the area after moving here over 6 years ago and have found Dr. Verdinelli’s office to be the best by far! Everyone has been kind, gentle & professional. You can tell it’s not just a job or to make money; but that Dr. Verdinelli truly cares. So glad my friend recommended her!!!!!

    Debra Davis

    Always a great experience with Erin or Dr. Sharon :)

    Kevin Konstantinos

    Great people! So sweet!

    Amber Rishel

    Had an emergency situation, called the office they got me right in evaluated the problem and provided corrective action. Dr. Verdinelli is extremely knowledgeable as well as her entire staff, all very professional and caring.
    Joyce at the front desk orchestrates a well functioning office.

    Michael Pantaleo

    Dr. Verdinelli has been our family dentist for over 20 years. Dr. Verdinelli and her staff consistently provide the highest level of competence, care and professionalism.

    Michele McCaffrey

    Very friendly staff. Prompt service and was seated in the chair on time. Highly recommend.

    Paul Grexa

    Erin is the best dental hygienists

    Christine Mulder

    The staff was very conscientious with maintaining best practices in virus protection.

    Karl Dickel

    Dr. Verdinelli, DMD and her staff complied with all of the CDC requirements. They had to order special materials, and set up the office setting in a way to enforce proper control over the virus.

    There was a check in station for temperature check, hand sanitizer, initial and signature to uphold honesty of not having the virus and implementing documentation/ requiring follow-up communication if you happened to get the virus after the visit. This system protects future clients and their staff.

    Even though they have been out for quite some time, they upheld all standards during this time. It was apparent of their care and concern for each person coming into their office setting.

    Mary Fogarty

    Excellent Care!

    Russel Clark

    Best practice ever. Excellent friendly professionals, sparkling clean and modern exam rooms/equipment. Dr. Verdinelli and her team make going to the dentist fun.

    Steven Hazzard

    The entire staff is friendly, caring and thorough!

    Steven Fries

    The staff here is the best!


    Best dental services you’ll ever receive Dr Verdinelli has the best dental hygienists I’ve experienced. Thanks Lori my last visit this past Tuesday morning was painless

    Andres Ramos

    All of the staff are wonderful! The office is friendly and welcoming, and their work was excellent. I highly recommend going here :)

    Christina Burt

    Very knowledgeable, and friendly staff. Hygienist did a great job in my teeth.

    Ines Gaudio

    The professionalism and friendliness of the whole team is outstanding. Dr. Verdinelli and her staff are knowledgeable, informative and always on time. My family and I have been coming for years. They make you feel at ease while explaining their findings and concerns. My 18 and 19 year old sons have been Dr Verdinelli's patients since their first visit at 2 years of age. Knock on wood, they have never had a cavity!! The office has had the same staff for over 20 years! Highly recommend!!

    Stephie Morgan

    Clean office with great staff. All are knowledgeable, helpful, courteous, friendly and do a great job!

    Jean Grazel

    Dr. Verdinelli is such a kind, caring dentist and very professional. She truly cares about her patients. And Lori, the hygienist, is very knowledgeable and gentle.

    Linda Hoffman

    My appointment was with Dr. Krupa and she explained the procedures for my wisdom teeth removal very well and made me feel very comfortable! The office is also newly renovated and looks beautiful and much more modern! I will definitely be coming back here.

    Ranie Patel

    Always outstanding care! Friendly, caring, and always take great care of my teeth!

    Amber Rishel

    I have been a patient of Dr. Verdinelli since I was a child and am very pleased with the transition to Dr. Krupa. I have had two visits with Dr. Krupa and her team (some new, some old) and have been pleased both times. I pay out of pocket, so you know that it is worthwhile service. I have never had any pain (most recently had a filling) or any other negative experiences and have always been treated with well in their spotless office.

    Ivy Koberlein

    Had an appt with the new dentist today. She was lovely. I was apprehensive - have been going to Sharon for 25 years. But I am very pleased. Will continue seeing the new dentists. Erin, the hygienist who is so wonderful still works there. Should be a smooth transition

    Patricia Ragone

    I’m a new patient here and had a great experience coming in! Dr. Dheeran was very friendly. I learned many new things about my oral care here compared to my previous practice. The facility itself is super bright and clean with its recent renovation

    Karminna Ezpeleta

    Great practice!

    Ariadna Perez

    Best dental experience I’ve had thus far. Beautiful new office and the staff is SO friendly and welcoming. I’ve had to have extensive dental work done recently and Dr. Krupa and her staff are constantly assuring I’m comfortable, well informed, and pain free. I cannot express my appreciation! Highly recommend!!!

    Mansi Amin

    Extremely professional, thorough and honest group of dentists. They made me feel very comfortable and safe. I trust my family's oral health with them. Thank you Dr. Padhiar!

    Karan Shah

    I love Dr. Krupa Padhiar she is very kind, knowledgeable and thorough. Dr. Verdinelli will be happy to know I am happy and feel like I am in good hands. Dr. Krupa got rid of an old silver filling and refilled with tooth colored filling wonderfully, thank you Dr. Krupa !

    Nancy Anne Bower

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