Dr. Marissa Crandall Cruz earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Central Florida, then continued on to receive a master’s in biomedical science from Barry University in Miami. After earning her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dr. Cruz completed a periodontology and oral implantology program at Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University, where she also received a second master’s in oral biology.
Today, Dr. Cruz provides expert care in periodontal therapy, periodontal plastic surgery, dental implant therapy, as well as bone and periodontal regeneration therapies. She stays on top of the latest developments in dentistry as a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Cruz is also a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Stomatology of Philadelphia, and the Delaware Valley Academy of Osseointegration.
When she’s not practicing dentistry, Dr. Cruz enjoys cooking, traveling, scuba diving, and spending time with her husband, dog and cats.
Dr. Mana Nejadi earned her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine, where she also continued her training in a three-year specialty program in Periodontics, Implant Dentistry, and Esthetics. Following graduation from her residency program, Dr. Nejadi has worked at the University of Pennsylvania as Clinical Assistant Professor, teaching Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at both pre- and postdoctoral levels. She also practiced at the Unviversity Faculty practice as an associate. Dr. Nejadi served as the Director of the Predoctoral Periodontics program at the University of Pennsylvania between 2013 and 2015.
Dr. Nejadi offers non-surgical and surgical treatment for gingivitis and periodontitis, gum recession, cosmetic periodontal surgery, crown lengthening, ridge augmentation, bone grafting, and sinus elevation as well as, dental implants to replace missing teeth. An energetic and compassionate practitioner, she focuses on providing excellent care in a relaxed and comfortable environment.