Meet Our Dentists  

Our dentists at Children's Dental Health Associates are certified and trained in pediatric dentistry, which includes a 2 year residency in the specialty. Each dentist is trained and experienced in the special dental needs that children have.

When your child comes in for their appointment at one of our locations, they will feel relaxed and at home. Each exam room has a fun theme and our waiting rooms have video games for the children to experience before being seen. Movies are played throughout the whole office for children and parents to enjoy. For young patients with severe anxiety, we are proud to offer sleep dentistry services.

If you have any questions about our dental services or what we can provide your child, call us today!

Call us at:

Chester/Delaware/Montgomery County: 610-622-1949

Cumberland/Lancaster/Dauphin/York County: 717-295-4400

Philadelphia County: 215-383-1376

Berks/Lehigh/Northampton County: 610-914-1700

Eric Felix, DMD

Dr. Felix grew up and continues to reside in Chester County, PA. He graduated from Westtown School in 1986 and attended Lehigh University achieving a BA in Neuropsychology. After working for several years for a large chemical company, he attended The University of Pennsylvania's Dental School. Dr. Eric completed his residency, in Pediatric Dentistry, at The University of Nebraska. Dr. Eric was chief resident in his last year.

Dr. Eric then joined his father, Dr. Miles Felix, in his pediatric dental practices until his passing in 2003 of cancer. Dr. Eric continues to support research, in his father’s name, in finding a cure for cancer.

Dr. Eric married his wife, Rebecca, in 2002. They have 2 children, Max and Gavin. Dr. Eric is an avid fisherman and wine enthusiast, both passions he learned from his father. In addition, he loves Philadelphia sports and turned his wife from a Redskins fan to an Eagles and Phillies fan.

Robyn Ivker, DMD

Raised in the northeast section of Philadelphia with three sisters, Dr. Robyn graduated from George Washington High school. After graduation, she continued her education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she earned degrees in both Biology and Psychology.

Dr. Robyn carried on the family tradition of Pediatric dentistry by studying at Temple University School of Dentistry and then continued on for her pediatric dental residency. Before joining Children's Dental Health Associates, she practiced in underprivileged areas of Philadelphia for five years.

She married her husband, Andy, in 2001. They reside in Blue Bell, PA with their two boys. Dr. Robyn enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.

David Iglewicz, DMD

David Iglewicz, DMD, graduated from Temple University’s School of Dentistry in 2001 and completed his residency in Pediatric dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in 2003.

Dr. Dave is board certified in Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and American Dental Association (ADA).

He enjoys spending his free time with his family, loves cooking, and is a triathlon and bicycling enthusiast.

Anthony J. Monteiro, DMD

Dr. Tony was born and raised in Philadelphia. He is a Philly boy through and through; he attended Central High School and received an Honorary Bachelor’s degree in high school. He is married to his high school sweetheart, who is a pediatrician. He graduated from Temple University with Bachelor’s in Biology and received his dental degree also from Temple University. Afterward, he received advanced training in Pediatric Dentistry from Montefiore Medical Center in New York City.

He is a board certified pediatric dentist. Dr. Tony returned to his alma mater, Temple, and serves as an adjunct instructor in the pediatric dentistry department. Dr. Tony’s favorite part of dentistry is helping others. He has traveled the world from Guatemala to the Dominican Republic doing volunteer dentistry for the needy and impoverished of those countries. Working with kids comes natural to him, he considers himself a big kid. You will find him in the office dressed in his favorite cartoon character scrubs and matching shoes.

Dr. Tony spends most of his free time either fishing or mountain biking. The Phillies, Eagles, Flyers, and Sixers are his favorite sports teams. His greatest wish is for the Eagles to bring home the Super Bowl!

Carlos Gomez, DMD

Born in Milwaukee and raised in Colombia, SA, Dr. Carlos Gomez practiced orthodontics for 12 years before moving to the US. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Dental School in 2003, and went on to finish his Pediatric Dentistry degree in residency program at Temple University Hospital’s Episcopal Division, where he is still teaching. Dr. Carlos is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Roth/Williams International Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Carlos and his wife Hilda, were married in 1987. They reside in Chester County where they have lived for the past 11 years. They have 2 children who were both born in Colombia. Eugenia, their oldest, graduated from The University of Pennsylvania Wharton College of Business and now works in Philadelphia. His son, Sergio, currently attends The Pennsylvania State University and is pursuing a degree in Business.

In his free time, Dr. Carlos enjoys mountain bike riding and swimming. He is a good fan of the Eagles and Barcelona FC; and he wishes that the US soccer team would bring the World Cup home.

John Dryden, DMD

Dr. John Dryden graduated from Oregon Health Services University School of Dentistry and practiced for seven years as a general dentist in Arizona. His favorite part of dentistry was treating kids so he traveled east to Philadelphia and did a two year residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Temple University Episcopal Hospital.

He has been married for over 19 years and now happily resides in Lancaster, PA. Dr. Dryden and his wife have five children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, traveling, time outdoors and reading.

Jennifer Pinero, DMD

Dr. Jennifer Pinero was born in South Korea and grew up with her Latin family in Miami, Florida. She attended the University of South Florida in Tampa and graduated with a BS in Biology and minor in Spanish. She received her DMD at Temple University School of Dentistry, where she graduated in 2010. Upon completion of dental school, she worked in private practice in a pediatric office that served underprivileged patients. It was there that she realized her true passion and love was to care and work with children. She then continued her education in a two-year residency program for Pediatric Dentistry at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Division.

Dr. Jenny successfully completed her written boards in Pediatric Dentistry in 2013 and is preparing to take the oral board in the fall of 2014. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the American Academy of Dentistry. She was recently awarded 2nd place out of 388 national competitors by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for a research study done involving nitrous oxide.

Dr. Jenny happily resides in the city of Philadelphia with her adored pug, Mia. In her spare time, Dr. Jenny loves yoga, cooking, traveling, trying new cuisines and spending time with friends, family, and loved ones.

Jaepil Kim, DDS

Dr. Jaepil Kim graduated from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, receiving a DDS degree. He performed his Pediatric residency at NYU College of Dental Medicine where he was the also the Chief Resident.

After graduation, he worked in upstate New York in private practice where he was also a part-time clinical professor at the Dental Hygiene program at Broome Community College. While there, Dr. Kim provided dental screenings for the Head Start children in Broome, Thompkins, and Otsego counties. In addition, he participated in an outreach program providing dental services to children in Alaska and Hudson Valley.

Amir Rabiee, DDS

Dr. Amir was born and raised in Iran and moved to the States at young age. His love for treating patients and creating a trusting relationship with them grew as a child, coming from a family of a pediatrician as a father, a nurse as a mother and a dentist as an older sister.

Dr. Amir graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Texas at Arlington majoring in Biology and received his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. He then pursued his passion in serving children and completed his residency in Pediatric dentistry at Temple Hospital’s Episcopal Division in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Amir is Board certified in Pediatric Dentistry and is currently a Diplomat of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Amir enjoys reading and loves to travel. He is an avid sport fan and routinely plays soccer and practices yoga.

Jonathan Nobuhiro Hayashi, DDS

Dr. Jonathon Hayashi is originally from Tokyo, Japan, but spent his teenage years in Los Angeles and New York. He came to Philadelphia in 1991 to attend the University of Pennsylvania. He then went back to New York to attend dental school at the State University of New York at Buffalo and endured four bitterly cold winters before returning to Philadelphia. He spent the next 12 years working as a general dentist but also worked part-time in a pediatric dental practice. Having always preferred treating children, he finally decided to become a full-time pediatric dentist and recently completed his residency at the Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus. He is currently Board eligible, having successfully completed the part I written boards exam.

Dr. Jon resides in Center City Philadelphia with his wife Ikuko, a psychotherapist turned full-time mom, his son Ren, and younger daughter Reina. Ren attends the distinguished Masterman School and his dream is to swim for Team Japan at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ren is also quite an accomplished pianist already, having performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City three times. Reina wants to become a ballerina.

Since he feels too old to play basketball anymore, Dr. Jon enjoys playing golf as much as possible during the summer. According to his family, he watches sports too much — an avid fan of his hometown Philadelphia teams.

Debbie Pisarick, DDS

Dr. Debbie Pisarick is a lifelong resident of Pennsylvania. She received her bachelor degree in science from Penn State University and her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Temple University School of Dentistry. She then went on to complete a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Division. Prior to joining Children’s Dental Health Associates, she worked in pediatric practices in both the Philadelphia area and southern New Jersey.

Dr Debbie is a board-certified pediatric dentist, a diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and member of the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry.

She currently resides in Chester County, along with her husband Bill and one spoiled cockapoo named Daisy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and reading.

Alexandra Malebrabche, DDS

Dr. Alex Malebranche is returning to the Philadelphia area after completing her pediatric dental residency and Masters of Science in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences at the University of California- San Francisco and working in private practice and public health in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dr. Alex completed her undergraduate and dental degrees at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University, respectively. While in residency, Dr. Alex was named a global clinic scholar. She traveled to Guatemala, Cambodia, and the Philippines on dental research and volunteer trips providing free preventive and clinical dental care to children in need. Dr. Alex is also an active advocate for children’s oral health, she has traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with State Representatives and Senators to advocate for improvements in children's healthcare. As a resident, Dr. Alex received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry's Resident Recognition award for her volunteerism and child advocacy.

Outside of the dental office, Dr. Alex enjoys running, working out with her friends, spending time with her family, especially her super cute niece and nephews.

Steven Melnic, DDS

Dr. Steven was born and raised outside of Allentown, PA in the town of Emmaus. He graduated form Emmaus High School in 2005, and attended Lafayette College achieving a BS in Biology with honors. While at Lafayette, Dr. Melnic was a member of the Division I golf team, and served as the team's captain his senior year. He chose to pursue his passion of dentistry at The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Melnic graduated with the Latin honors of Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Melnic completed his residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital of Richmond, VA.

Kailey Housley, DDS

Dr. Kailey Housley was born and raised in Idaho Falls, ID. She graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in chemistry. She earned her DDS from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Following dental school, she completed her pediatric dental residency through University at Buffalo. Before finishing dental school in San Francisco, Dr. Kailey married her husband, Nathan. Her husband is currently studying at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Together, they recently welcomed a beautiful baby girl into their family. In her free time, Dr. Kailey enjoys being with her family, cooking, waterskiing, and playing sports. In high school, she participated in basketball, track, soccer, and cross country teams. She still holds several track records at her high school and was a track state champion.

Kenneth Miniman , DDS

Dr. Kenneth Miniman grew up in northern New Jersey.  He resides in Delaware County where he has spent the years practicing in this great community.  Dr. Ken attended Rutgers University where he achieved a BS in Business Administration.  Dr. Ken then attended Howard University College of Dentistry where he received a DDS degree. While attending Howard University, Dr. Ken was inducted into the National Dental Honor Society.   Dr. Ken then completed a specialty program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he was introduced to many different types of dental problems, which helped to prepare him for private practice.  Dr. Ken opened his own private practice in 1978 in the Media area. He practiced there until very recently as the sole practitioner.  Upon realizing that the field of private practice has become increasing more challenging, Dr. Ken decided to become a part of the CDHA family. Dr. Ken’s love of treating children extents back to his dental school days. While attending dental school, Dr. Ken had a part time job in a pediatric dental office.  He knew from then forward he had found his chosen career.  Dr. Ken’s goal as a pediatric dentist is to try to make each child he treats a bit more comfortable in the dental environment.  It gives him great satisfaction achieving this goal for the patients he treats.