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    Dr. Richard Smith

    CENTER TWP.
    Endodontist

    Dr. Richard Smith

    Dr. Richard Smith received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from Pennsylvania State University. He received his DDS from The University of Colorado, Health Science Center, School of Dentistry graduating Cum Laude and his Certificate in Endodontics from Medical College of Georgia, School of Dental Medicine. After graduating dental school, Dr. Smith was commissioned in the United States Navy as a Staff Dental Officer from 1994-1997 and a Staff Endodontist from 1997-2001. During his military service LCDR Smith was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the Navy Achievement Medal with one Bronze Service Star. He has been in private practice since 2001. He has had his research published in the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Smith has taught endodontics at Marquette University School of Dentistry and The University of Colorado Health Science Center, School of Dentistry. Dr. Smith is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania. In addition, he has been voted Pittsburgh’s top dentist for the last 12 years. During his time off, Dr. Smith enjoys golfing and traveling. Dr. Smith and his wife, Margaret, reside in the South Hills.
    CENTER TWP.
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    Dr. Nestor Foronda

    FOX CHAPEL, LOWER BURRELL
    Endodontist

    Dr. Nestor Foronda

    Dr. Nestor Foronda was born on the island of Guam in the Pacific and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles and attained a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. After working for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as a microbiology technician for four years, he ventured eastward to pursue dentistry at the University of Pittsburgh, where he met his wife Amber amongst his dental school classmates. While studying at Pittsburgh, Dr. Foronda distinguished himself earning several scholarship awards, including the Dean’s Scholarship and the American Association of Endodontics Student Achievement Award. He completed his DMD in 2004 and completed his postgraduate Endodontics certificate at the University of Pittsburgh in 2006 before joining the practice of Precision Endodontics. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists and the Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania. Dr. Foronda resides in Hampton Township, with his wife, two sons, and their dogs.
    FOX CHAPEL, LOWER BURRELL
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    Dr. Matthew DiAndreth

    NORTH HILLS
    Endodontist

    Dr. Matthew DiAndreth

    A native of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, Dr. Matthew DiAndreth attended Allegheny College in Meadville for three years, whereupon he received early acceptance into dental school at the University of Pittsburgh. Receiving his Doctor of Medical Dentistry in 1989, he attended the Endodontic Residency program at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He received his Endodontic certificate in 1995 and his Master of Science in Oral Biology in 1996. Upon completion of dental school, Dr. DiAndreth accepted a commission of Lieutenant in the United States Navy. He served as a dental officer at the Patuxent Naval Air Station, Maryland for two years. During this time, he received a Meritorious Unit Commendation and the National Defense Service Medal. He then served as the Dental Officer aboard the USS ASHLAND (LSD-48), where he was the commissioning officer responsible for establishing the dental clinic and protocols. During this time, he received the Navy Achievement Medal. While in the United States Naval reserves, Dr. DiAndreth attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander in 1996. Dr. DiAndreth is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, Pennsylvania Dental Association, North Hills Dental Study Club, and the Beaver Valley Dental Society.
    NORTH HILLS
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    Dr. Fernando Ascencio

    SOUTH HILLS
    Endodontist

    Dr. Fernando Ascencio

    Dr. Fernando Ascencio was born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico. After completing high school, he fulfilled his academic career at the University of Pittsburgh. At Pitt he completed a Bachelor of Science, a Doctorate in Dental Medicine, an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency, a Specialty Certificate in Endodontics, and a master’s degree in Dental Science. Dr Ascencio continued to be involved in academics as a part-time faculty at the School of Dental Medicine upon graduating in 2002. He has practiced endodontics in the South Hills of Pittsburgh since 2002. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, and the Western Pennsylvania Dental Society. During his free time, he enjoys serving on international mission trips and several ministries at his church. He also plays tennis, soccer and platform tennis. Dr. Ascencio has been selected as a Top Endodontist by Pittsburgh Magazine every year since 2010.
    SOUTH HILLS
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    Dr. Christian Mangin

    CENTER TWP, ROBINSON TWP.
    Endodontist

    Dr. Christian Mangin

    Dr. Christian Mangin received his Dental Degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998 and his Endodontic Certification from Temple University in 2000. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Brown University where he played soccer. Dr. Mangin is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, Pennsylvania Dental Association and served the Beaver Valley Dental Society as the former treasurer. Born and raised in Moon Township, Dr. Mangin graduated from Moon High School in 1990. He now resides in Sewickley with his wife Nicole and children Madison, Mia, Jack and A.J. He is an avid runner and loves to golf!
    CENTER TWP, ROBINSON TWP.
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    Dr. Albert Tomsic

    CENTER TWP, MCMURRAY
    Endodontist

    Dr. Albert Tomsic

    Dr. Albert Tomsic was born and raised just south of Pittsburgh in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Canon-McMillan High School in 1979, he attended West Virginia University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry. He then attended dental school at the University of Pittsburgh and graduated with his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1987. Dr. Tomsic then practiced general dentistry for the next 20 years, 17 were in his private practice in Canonsburg. During that time, he attended numerous courses to better care for his patients, and from 1998 through 2003 he was a visiting faculty member at the L.D. Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, FL. As Dr. Al journeyed through these educational experiences, he began to seriously entertain the idea of narrowing his focus to the area of endodontics and doing a two-year residency. So, in 2007, he sold his practice and entered the Post-Graduate Endodontic Program at WVU. In 2009, he earned both his specialty Certificate in Endodontics and his Master of Science Degree in Endodontics.
    CENTER TWP, MCMURRAY
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    Dr. Tuyen T. Pham

    MCMURRAY, ROBINSON TWP.
    Endodontist

    Dr. Tuyen T. Pham

    Dr. Tuyen T. Pham was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA where she spent most of her childhood. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Muhlenberg College. In 2006 she obtained her dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Following graduation, she furthered her dental training at a one-year general practice residency in Jersey Shore University Medical Center. After practicing general dentistry for two years in Pittsburgh, she went to West Virginia University Health Science Center’s endodontic program and graduated in 2012 with a certificate and Master of Science degree in Endodontics. She has been an assistant associate professor at WVU endodontic department, a part-time staff member at Allegheny General Hospital’s dental department, and an advisory board member of the Silberg Dental Study Club. Currently, she is an active member of both the American Association of Endodontist, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the American Dental Association. Dr. Pham continues to pursue excellence in Endodontics, seeking to use the best advancements in diagnosis and treatment. She has had the honor to be voted Pittsburgh Top Dentist by her peers in the Pittsburgh Magazine every year since 2018. Dr. Pham is committed to excellent care for her patients, making honesty and integrity her top priority. Along with her staff, she strives to create a safe and friendly environment for her patients, ensuring that her patients are educated and treated with the utmost personal care. Dr. Pham resides in the South Hills of Pittsburgh with her family. She devotes her personal life to raising a family and being involved with her church. She enjoys spending time with her husband and boys biking, exploring trails, and swimming to name a few. She is dedicated to serving God and her community.
    MCMURRAY, ROBINSON TWP.