About Us

About Center City Smiles
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Center City Smiles was founded over 30 years ago by Alan D. Halpern D.D.S. with the vision of creating a dental practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. The staff at Center City Smiles are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting the dentist can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate dental professionals will ease your fears.

Alan D. Halpern D.D.S.

Alan D Halpern DDS is a Cum Laude graduate of Temple University class of  1974. He is a graduate of the class of 1978 Temple Dental School. He served his general practice residency at the Wilmington Medical Center in 1979. Dr. Halpern has had his own private dental practice in Philadelphia since 1979.  Alan is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Philadelphia County Dental Association.

Dr. Halpern also enjoys car racing & maintenance, bicycling, hiking and cooking in his spare time. His is also a NAUI (National Association of Underwater Instructors) certified diver.

S.AdlerStephanie Adler, Office Manager

Stephanie is Dr. Halpern’s office manager. She’s usually the first one to greet you and the last one to wish you a great day as you    leave. Stephanie has been in the dental field for over 16 years, which has resulted in a combination of related competencies. Most importantly, Stephanie truly cares about making each patient have a positive dental experience.

marisaMarisa Malts, Director of Marketing, Clients Services & Retention

Marisa Malts works behind the scenes at Center City Smiles but as Dr Halpern’s daughter she has been around the practice for many years. She is a graduate of Rutgers University class of 2003. Marisa comes to us from the sports industry where she was responsible for marketing and client relations for several teams in the NHL. While not at Center City Smiles Marisa can be found with her husband, Vince with their Hockey Training Program, Bloodlline Hockey.