Meet the Doctors
“I appreciate the confidence my patients place in me, and I always strive to treat them with respect, compassion, and honesty,”
Dr. Brian Handel, DMD
Dr. Brian Handel, DMD, is part of a Wayne tradition of providing patients with comfort and care. Since graduating from the Temple University School of Dentistry in 1987, he has dedicated his career to providing patients with the best that dentistry has to offer. Dr. Handel believes that part of providing the best is establishing trusting, long-term relationships with his patients in addition to giving them healthy, beautiful smiles.
Dr. Handel is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry and the International Association of Orthodontics. His other accolades include:
Dr. Brian Handel has completed continuing education at the world renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Cosmetic Studies (LVI). He continually uses new dental techniques and equipment, allowing him to provide the most advanced, comfortable, and safest dental treatments available. Dr. Handel has completed advanced training in Aesthetics, Periodontics, Implants, Ceramic Restorations, Laser Dentistry, and Orthodontics. He is also ClearCorrect certified.
A cosmetic dentist who believes in giving back to his community, Dr. Brian Handel is proud to help improve the dental health of those who are less fortunate. A volunteer for the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Give Back a Smile program, he offers complimentary cosmetic care to domestic violence survivors and also enjoys volunteering his skills to the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped.
In his free time, Dr. Brian Handel enjoys spending time with his family and two daughters as well as golf, tennis, skiing, baseball and yoga/fitness.
A native to Chester County, Dr. Shepanski grew up in Glen Mills where he attended Garnet Valley High School. He continued his education at The University of Delaware and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in the Biological Sciences with a minor in Philosophy. During those four years, he was a member of the Men’s Varsity Soccer team and was awarded honors for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Dean’s List, Captain, Team MVP, NSCAA 2nd Team All Mid-Atlantic Region, and America East Academic Honor Roll.
Dr. Shepanski earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He has completed externships at Christiana Care, Wilmington Hospital in Delaware and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, the Chester/Delaware County Dental Society, and Delta Sigma Delta, Epsilon Chapter. Dr. Shepanski is skilled in all areas of dentistry and plans to continue his education, concentrating in the areas of cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry, implantology, and in the orthodontic system Invisalign. He has been named Top Dentist by peers, colleagues and patients for multiple years throughout his career.
Dr. Shepanski currently resides in Media with his wife, daughter, and dog. He enjoys the Jersey shore, traveling, following the Philadelphia sports teams and staying active in his free time.
Dr. Smith’s educational achievements include a B.S. in Honors Biochemistry from the Pennsylvania State University, a D.D.S. from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and a Certificate in Periodontology from the University of Maryland and Bethesda Naval Hospital.
Dr. Smith has been in full time clinical practice since 1993 and in his current King of Prussia location since 1997. He has lectured nationally on subjects including dental implants, perio-pathogenesis, surgical & non-surgical periodontal therapy as well as advanced clinical treatment planning. Dr. Smith is the director of the Valley Forge Dental Forum which was founded to help educate area dentists and hygienists in their pursuit of excellence.
Dr. Smith received his specialty training in facial esthetics frp, AAFE and Robert Gordon, D.D.S., a leader in the art and science of lip and facial augmentation who is known as “Dr. Lips.” His training is in microcannula techniques came from Experts from CosmoFrance Inc., a leading importer and distributor of European medical devices designed exclusively for nonsurgical esthetic procedures, while his training in advanced laser skin treatment came from Saratoga Aesthetics, a Las Vegas-based provider of medical esthetics systems and education. He has been featured on the Discover Health Channel for his professional expertise in the field of implant dentistry and smile esthetics.
Dr. Smith has been recognized every year since 2001 by the Main Line Today magazine as one of Main Line’s top dentists. He also has been recognized by the Times Herald as Montgomery County’s best Periodontist and Implant Specialist in 2009 through 2015.
Dr. Handel is supported by a team of well-educated professionals who are committed to our patients’ good oral health and overall well-being. The Wayne Dental Care assisting team has advanced knowledge of dental materials and procedures and pride themselves in providing top-notch patient care. We can’t wait for you to meet our skilled, warm, and welcoming team. Visit our Staff page to meet them!
We love what we do, and it shows on our faces. At Wayne Dental Care, we are friendly and will always do our best to make your visit comfortable, and even fun, while providing you with the highest quality dental care.
Call our friendly staff to discuss your dental needs today! (610) 293-1227
A beautiful smile can make you look years younger and feel much better! Your friends and family will say “You Look Great!” when they notice the change in your smile. We look forward to seeing you soon at our office.