Ritt Dental is home to a team of caring experts who are committed to giving you a strong, beautiful smile 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days year. At Ritt, you can always trust you’ll have a team of dental advocates standing by to protect your smile when you need it most. There’s nothing more rewarding to our crew than fostering meaningful connections and helping Philadelphia patients find rest when it comes to their oral health, so get in touch with us today!
Dr. Ira Sheres
The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Growing up in Long Island, New York, Dr. Ira Sheres is a graduate of Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science. With a passion for creating and maintaining beautiful smiles, Dr. Ira Sheres graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He earned a certificate in prosthodontics, the area of dentistry that deals with aesthetic restorations and the replacement of missing teeth with implants, bridges, crowns and removable appliances. After graduating, Dr. Sheres spent several years teaching prosthodontics at Temple University. Today, Dr. Sheres resides in the suburbs of Philadelphia with his husband and two children. He believes that dentistry is both science and art, and all restorations should both function well and look great.
Dr. robert Wilkoff
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
Dr. Robert Wilkoff completed his undergraduate education at West Virginia University, graduating in 1977 with Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology/Psychology. As a proud local Philadelphian, he graduated from Temple Dental in 1982, and has continued to practice in the area. Some noteworthy professional organizations of which Dr. Wilkoff is a part of include: Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, L.D. Pankey Institute Alumnus, Dawson Center for Advanced Dentistry Alumnus, Mid-America Orthodontic Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Past President of Pennsylvania Craniomandibular Society, World Clinical Laser Institute, Implant Educators Alumnus, and Consulting Position as an Independent Dental/TMD Consultant. Dr. Wilkoff has advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) caused by stress, head trauma and bite imbalances. When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Wilkoff is focused on living an active, healthy lifestyle while enjoying Philly’s city life with his family.
Dr. Samir Zahedpasha
University of Pennsylvania, School of Dentistry
Dr. Pasha, DMD, is a skilled dentist serving the community of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at Ritt Dental. Dr. Pasha is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania, School of Dentistry, a nationally recognized institute in dental education and research. Dr. Pasha practiced as a dentist and endodontist for more than a decade with a broad range of experience in endodontics and cosmetic dentistry. Her passion is to provide you with warm, professional care, along with the support and education to address all of your oral health needs. Dr. Pasha is an active member of the American Dental Association as well as the Pennsylvania Dental Association. She is a mother of two children and in her spare time, enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her family.
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Born and raised in Arkansas, Lydia completed her undergraduate requirements at the University of Arkansas. She went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from the University of Oklahoma in 2017, and has been practicing dental hygiene ever since.
Lydia’s favorite part of her job is building long-term relationships with her patients and providing them with exceptional, individualized care. She has a passion for helping people and seeing them enjoy their smiles.
Outside of the office, Lydia enjoys practicing yoga, being outdoors, and running the Philly trails with her dog, Maynard.