Michael Bianchi, DDS – Oral Surgeon

Dr. Bianchi obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Chemistry from Boston College, and subsequently attended dental school at SUNY Buffalo where he received the D.D.S. degree. Additionally, he is the Department Chairman and Associate Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann Hospital in the bianchi Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

He is Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Dr. Bianchi is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and also the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program at The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Bianchi is the Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

His special clinical interests include craniofacial, cleft lip / cleft palate and reconstructive surgery as well as dental implants. Dr. Bianchi has been interviewed and featured on local, national, and international news programs for a surgery on a child, performed at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, utilizing a computer-generated 3D skull model to plan her craniofacial reconstructive surgery. Dr. Bianchi is married, has three children and enjoys coaching soccer in his spare time

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Dr. Andrew Kanter  – Oral Surgeon

Dr. Kanter completed his undergraduate studies with Honors at Drexel University, in Philadelphia in 1990 with a B.S. in Emergency Medical Services Administration. Dr. Kanter was certified as an EMT-Paramedic in 1988 and worked in this capacity at several regional hospital based Paramedic Units including Paoli Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Delaware County Memorial Hospital. From 1990 to 1994 he attended The Temple University School of Dentistry and received his D.M.D. degree with honors in 1994.

Dr. Kanter received an unprecedented number of awards during dental school, including the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon’s Award, The Arthur Gage Award, awarded to the graduating fourth year student with the highest National Dental Board Examination Part I and II scores, The American Academy of Oral Medicine Award, The American Academy of Oral Pathology Award, The Temple University School of Dentistry Faculty Prize, The Quintessence Publication Research Award, and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, which is the national dental honor society.

In May of 1992 Dr. Kanter was sent to represent Temple University School of Dentistry at the American Dental Association national meeting, in Orlando, Florida, to present his 1st place award-winning presentation entitled “Modalities of Osseous Augmentation in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery”. After graduation from dental school, he completed his residency specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Temple University Hospital from 1994 through 1998 where he served as Chief Resident from 1997 to 1998.

Dr. Kanter is Associate Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine / Hahneman University Hospital in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Dr. Kanter is double board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and also the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. His special clinical interests include Anesthesia, Dental Implants, facial trauma reconstructive surgery, and minimally invasive facial cosmetic surgery.

He has three children. In his spare time Dr. Kanter is an accomplished outdoorsman and fly-fisherman, having fly fished across North America from the Yukon Territory and the western United States to Nova Scotia and South as far as Los Roques in South America.

Dr. Calvin K. Lee  – Orthodontist

Dr. Lee is a native of Cheltenham, PA.  He attended NYU and received his B.A. in Biology in 1992.  He then attended the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine earning his Doctorate of Dental Dr. LeeMedicine. Dr. Lee graduated amongst the top of his class being received as a member of the Matthew Cryr Honors Society and earning the Crest Award for Excellence in Dentistry for the Elderly and the J. George Coslet Award for Excellence in Periodontics. While working on his degree, he was awarded a scholarship through the U.S. Navy Scholarship program and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy.  After receiving his D.M.D. in 1996, Dr. Lee was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant upon which he reported to his duty station at the US Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan.

As a Navy dentist, Dr. Lee has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal and a Meritorious Service Award during his three year tour of duty.  Following his honorable discharge from active duty in 1999, Dr. Lee returned home for his orthodontics specialty training at Temple University, School of Dentistry.  He received both his certificate in orthodontics as well as his Masters Degree in Oral Biology in 2001. Dr. Lee is published in 2003, in the journal of Clinical Orthodontics and Research for his thesis “Perceived long-term prognosis of teeth with orthodontically resorbed roots”.

Dr. Lee has been in private practice as an orthodontist since 2001.  He is a member in the American Association of Orthodontists, the Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists as well as the Greater Philadelphia Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Lee currently resides in Warrington, PA and is an active member in his church.  He is an avid sports fan, enjoys travel and the culture of big cities, but most of all Dr. Lee enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.


Thomas Nordone, DDS – Oral Surgeon

A native of the Philadelphia area and a graduate of Villanova University (undergraduate), Temple University school of Dental Medicinedr nordone (graduate) and University of Pennsylvania (surgery) Dr. Nordone has been practicing Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in Philadelphia for over 25 years. He served as Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon to the Philadelphia Flyers from 1983 to 1988. He has been involved in education since 1983, actively teaching the Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residents at the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University Hospital and currently at Drexel University College of Medicine. He currently covers two level 1 trauma centers at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and Hahnemann University Hospital.

Dr. Nordone has been involved with organized dentistry at the local, state and national levels. He has served as the president of the Philadelphia County Dental Society in 2004. He currently serves as a Trustee to the Pennsylvania Dental Association and a delegate to the American Dental Association. His special clinical interests include orthognathic surgery and dental implants.

A soccer coach, baseball umpire and an avid bicycle rider, Dr. Nordone has ridden his bicycle to the New Jersey shore to raise money for the American Cancer Society and the MS Society every year for the last 5 years. He has also ridden his bicycle in Australia, Alaska, California, Texas and much of Pennsylvania.

Dr. James P. Torosian – Periodontist

Dr. James Torosian received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983. Afterwards, he completed a general practice residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in NY and then served as the chief resident in the Department of Dentistry from 1984-85. He returned to the University of Pennsylvania to complete his graduate training in Periodontology in 1988, and has been practicing Periodontics and implant dentistry since that time. His interests include implants and periodontal esthetic surgery, and he has authored or co-authored numerous articles and book chapters on these subjects.

Dr. Torosian has been actively involved in teaching since the completion of his training. From 1988 through 1995 he was an assistant professor at Thomas Jefferson University and has been at Temple University School of Dentistry since 1992, where he is currently a professor in the Department of Periodontics.