Wendell Holdbrook, DMD
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From the time Wendell Holdbrook decided to pursue dentistry, it was clear that he wanted to treat children. Dr. Holdbrook uses his mild, warm personality to create a friendly, approachable environment that is inviting to those of all ages. He is calm and easily adapts to each child’s needs and manner.
It is not just about his personality. Dr. Holdbrook is highly skilled in the area of pediatric dentistry. In addition to routine services like check-ups and cleanings, Dr. Holdbrook also has a unique talent for restorative dentistry, including tooth-colored fillings and the use of cosmetic strip crowns. Dr. Holdbrook’s strength is his successful use of oral conscious sedation to treat medically-compromised and special needs children or those who may be anxious and unable to comfortably cope with dental care.
Dr. Holdbrook received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey and Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, earning the “Award for Exceptional Ability in Children’s Dentistry.” Dr. Holdbrook received his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Division, Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program where he was also awarded the “Best Clinician Award.”
Licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Dr. Holdbrook is a Diplomat with and Certified by The American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), American Dental Association(ADA), New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA) and Southern Dental Society of New Jersey (SDSNJ).
Dr. Holdbrook is a longtime resident of Southern New Jersey, graduating from Collingswood High School, and currently resides in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He is active in the community, including his commitment to “Special Smiles,” a Philadelphia-based program to provide dental treatment to adults with special needs.
Dr. Sherlin Philipose graduated in 2014 from Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, located in Boston Massachusetts. She was practicing as a general dentist in Tampa, Florida when she met her husband in 2014. Recently she moved to Cherry Hill, NJ to start her family life and is looking to continue pursuing her dreams and establishing herself as a top general dentist in the State of New Jersey.
During her practice in Florida, Dr. Philipose delved into different practices of dentistry, ranging from aesthetic restorative fillings, crowns & bridgework, complete & partial dentures, simple endodontics, simple & surgical extractions to implant restorations. Dr. Philipose is also invisalign certified.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, playing guitar and now exploring her new city with her husband. She is extremely excited to establish herself in New Jersey, and especially to join Dr. Holdbrook and his team at Holdbrook Pediatric Dental as the General Dentist for adult patients.
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Dr. Gupta knew from a very young age that she had a passion for dentistry. She obtained her dental degree at the New Jersey Dental School. Upon completion, she did a general practice residency at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ. It was here that she fell in love with her young patient’s liveliness and spontaneity. She worked as a general dentist for 2 years with a focus on children. Dr. Gupta then completed a pediatric dental specialty residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Dr. Gupta loves bringing smiles to children and makes her patient’s oral health care her top priority.
Outside of work, Dr. Gupta enjoys biking, watching movies and traveling with her husband.
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Dr. Christine Biondi graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry. Her love for helping children feel comfortable in the dental office inspired her to pursue pediatric dentistry. She moved to New York City to complete a pediatric residency program at Columbia University. She has been honored with numerous awards for achievement, including the Richard C. Pugh award given to students scoring in the top 3% in the country on the pediatric dental board exam.
Additionally, Dr. Biondi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. After practicing pediatric dentistry in both South Carolina and Ohio while her husband was completing training for cardiothoracic surgery, she is happy to finally be back near family and friends in New Jersey, and looks forward to calling Mullica Hill home. Dr. “B” loves photography and enjoys taking sunrise and sunset photographs while traveling.
Dr. Alicia Castellano was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She is of Cuban and Colombian descent and speaks Spanish fluently.
Alicia obtained her bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition and her doctorate of dental medicine degree from the University of Florida.
Her passion and love for children led her to pursue her journey in pediatric dentistry. Alicia is a true believer that laughter is the best medicine! She completed her specialty training at St.Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.
Outside of work Alicia enjoys running half marathons, learning how to cook from her grandmother, going to the beach, and spending time with her family!