Pennsylvania Dental Group
Our dentists at Pennsylvania Dental Group have been enriching the overall health of the Philadelphia community for over 45 years.
We know that dental health is an integral part of each individual’s wellbeing. Together, we strive to help each of our patients achieve his or her optimum level of dental health. In treating each patient, we move closer to our ultimate goal: the enrichment of the overall health of our community. The synergy of our practice also ensures our own growth as professionals and as individuals. Our dentists regularly broaden their educations by participating in seminars on recent advances in our field. By encouraging each other’s growth, we are able to provide our patients with the mutual benefits of our combined knowledge and experience as patient care providers.
Dr. Brad Pirok, D.M.D., F.A.G.D.
Dr. Pirok received his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He was a student practitioner in the School of Dental Medicine’s honors clinic, focusing on the treatment of medically complex patients. He performed clinical research on the specific effects of the HIV virus on oral health, as well as on the effective provision of dental care to patients with complex medical histories.
Dr. Pirok is a member of the American Dental Association and the Northeast Implant Study Group. He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and is also working towards accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry as well as being a founding member of the Empire State Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Pirok loves to place aesthetic restorations with his team, and has become a Premier provider in the elite KOR whitening system!
He is a cum laude graduate of the College of William and Mary, with baccalaureate degrees in Biology, Chemistry, and Theatre. As an undergraduate, he was actively involved in research in the Departments of Microbiology, Physiology and Developmental Biology, as well as in the Organic Chemistry Department at Penn State University. He was a lighting and scene designer for the Theatre Department. He was also a varsity rower on the William and Mary Crew Team.
Dr. Pirok currently practices at Pennsylvania Dental Group’s University City Office.
Dr. Cana E. Pasierb, D.D.S.
Dr. Cana Edward Pasierb received his D.D.S. from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry (formerly the Medical College of Virginia). He graduated with honors from Virginia Tech, where he received a B.S. degree in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise.
He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Philadelphia County Dental Society, and American Dental Implant Association. Dr. Pasierb enjoys keeping up with advances in dentistry through Continuing Education (CE) courses in order to better serve his patients. He has most recently completed intensive CE for Implant Dentistry, Invisalign and Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Pasierb is originally from the Northern Virginia/Washington D.C. area, he has relocated to Philadelphia in order to be closer to loved ones. Outside the office he can be found spending time with family and friends, as well as staying active with running, playing basketball and snowboarding.
Dr. Pasierb currently practices at Pennsylvania Dental Group’s University City Office.
Dr. Samantha Pirok, D.M.D.
Dr. Samantha Pirok recieved her D.M.D from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry with a Summa Cum Laude distinction and recieved a B.S. degree with honors in Biology from Virginia Commonwealth University. During dental school she provided dental treatment to the residents of North Philadelphia and traveled to Jamaica to provide free dental care to the underserved community of Negril. Immediately following graduation, she completed a one year general practice residency at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY where she gained additional experience in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, oral surgery and pediatric dentistry. She remains committed to the advancement of her clinical knowledge through the completion of continuing education courses. Samantha is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Pennsylvania Dental Association.
Outside of the office, Samantha can be found doing something creative (making jewelry, embroidering or scrapbooking), spending time with family, friends and her numerous pets and enjoying the outdoors during hikes or walks around the city.
Tom Michnya native Philadelphia and Graduated with an associates degree Dental hygiene from Community College of Philadelphia. He has been working at Pennsylvania Dental group since July 1996 and loves helping patients feel their best and giving them a healthy smile.
His hobbies hobbies include music and art.
Bopa is a dental hygienist at Pennsylvania Dental Group.
Kai graduated from Northampton Community College Dental Hygiene program in 2016 as Vice President of her class. She is an active member of the American Dental Hygiene Association and is licensed to practice hygiene and administer local anesthesia in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She moved to Philadelphia in 2020 to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree from Temple University and fell in love with Philadelphia.
She enjoys traveling abroad and has even lived in South Korea for a few months. She enjoys exploring food from different countries, reading and spending quality time with friends and family.
Samantha has worked in Dental Hygiene for almost 10 years and is currently a Registered Dental Hygienist at Pennsylvania Dental Group. She lives in Philadelphia and enjoys spending time with family and her two children.
Becki is an expanded function dental assistant at Pennsylvania Dental Group.
Shantel is an EFDA who has been with the practice since 2018. She enjoys spending time with her sons, lifting weights and Zumba in her free time.
Stefanie has been with Pennsylvania Dental Group since August 2017. She has been an EFDA for 9 years and is currently in the process of obtaining her Dental Hygiene degree and furthering her knowledge of dental hygiene. She is a certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and is an ace in her craft. In her spare time, Steff enjoys all things music and spending time with her friends and family.
Janay is a New Jersey native who has been with the practice for four years. She has been working in dental for over 10 years. She loves to sing, attend church and spend time with family and friends in her spare time.
Simone oversees the administrative operations of various dental care settings. She is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the service providers for proper dental care.