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Your Child's Very Own Dentist are pediatric dentists who are dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teenage years. The very young, pre-teens, and teenagers all need different approaches in dealing with their behavior, guiding their dental growth and development, and helping them to avoid future dental problems. They are trained and qualified to treat patients who may have emotional, physical, or development disabilities/special needs. Due to this specialized training and commitment to comprehensive oral health, many parents wisely choose a pediatric dentist to treat their children.

Dr. McGann  |  Dr. Simons  |  Dr. Yandoli  |  Dr. Trindade  |  Dr. Samselski  |  Dr. Wasserlauf |   Dr. Kash  |   Dr. Yip

Gregory D. McGann, D.M.D.

NJ Specialty Permit No. 3483

Pediatric dentist - Dr. Gregory McGannDr. Gregory McGann received his Bachelor of Science degree from Villanova University. He attended Temple University School of Dental Medicine graduating in 1985, and in 1987 completed a two year residency in pediatric dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia PA. In 1988 Dr. McGann came to the practice, initially working part-time and eventually becoming a full partner in 1995. Dr. McGann currently serves as one of the pediatric dental advisors to the South Jersey Dental Study Club. He has been named one of the "Top Dentists" in South Jersey Magazine, as well as in New Jersey Magazine and Philadelphia Magazine multiple years in a row. He has also been recognized by Cooper Hospital as one of their "Top Docs".

Dr. McGann has been a clinical dental instructor at Temple University’s Dental School and Harcum College. He is presently on staff at Cooper University Hospital and the Regional CranioFacial Cleft Palate Team of Southern New Jersey. Currently, he serves on two editorial boards, Pediatric Dentistry, the scientific publication of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and Journal of Dentistry for Children. Dr. McGann is a member of various dental organizations including the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Philadelphia Dental Society, the dental society of Southern New Jersey and the New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He has been awarded membership in the Pierre Fauchard Dental Honor Society, the International College of Dentists, and the American College of Dentists.

Paul A. Simons, D.D.S.

NJ Specialty Permit No. 3180

Pediatric dentist - Dr. Paul SimonsDr. Paul Simons received his Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1977, and then attended Temple University School of Dentistry. After graduation he performed his two year residency in pediatric dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital in Philadelphia. Upon completion, he joined Dr. Wasserlauf in 1983. Dr. Simons became a partner in 1985.

Dr. Simons has taught at Temple Dental School, and is a member of the ADA, AAPD, and the NJ Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He currently coaches both boys and girls traveling soccer, baseball and is a timer for swim meets. He is on the board of directors for the Cherry Hill Football Club Association. He and his wife Diana have four children.


Stacey A. Yandoli, D.M.D.

NJ Specialty Permit No. 5538

Pediatric dentist - Dr. Stacey YandoliDr. Stacey Yandoli received her Bachelor of Science degree from Wagner College in 1998. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Graduate School of Education, graduating in 2002 with degrees in both Dental Medicine and a Masters in Higher Education Administration. Upon completing her two year residency in pediatric dentistry at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, she joined the staff of Your Child’s Very Own Dentist in 2004 and became a full partner in 2006. Dr. Stacey Yandoli serves as one of the pediatric dental advisors to the South Jersey Dental Study Club. She has been named as one of the "Top Dentists" in South Jersey Magazine multiple years in a row.

Dr. Yandoli is a member of the American Dental Association and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She and her husband Daniel, (also a dentist) have three daughters, Emma, Allison, and Katherine. When not being a "super mom" to these three active girls, Dr. Stacey can be found coaching cheerleading or engaging in her favorite pasttime, dance.


Janine R. Trindade, D.M.D.

NJ Specialty Permit Nos. 5930, 5931

Pediatric dentist - Dr. Janine TrindadeDr. Janine Trindade received her bachelor of science degree from Lehigh University in 1999.  She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 2002.   Shortly thereafter, she continued at the University of Pennsylvania in a four year combined Orthodontic/Periodontic Post Doctoral Program and graduated in 2007 with certificates in both Orthodontics and Periodontics. Prior to joining the staff at Your Child's Very Own Dentist, Dr. Trindade worked in private practice and served as a faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania Department of Orthodontics. Dr. Trindade has been named as one of the "Best Dentists" by South Jersey Magazine multiple years running and as one of the "Top Docs" by PHILADELPHIA magazine.

Dr. Trindade has a particular interest in interdisciplinary care and temporary anchorage devices having lectured locally and abroad on both topics. In addition, Dr. Trindade is certified in "Invisalign", is a member of various dental organizations including the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, the American Association of Periodontics and is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. In addition, Dr. Trindade also serves on the board of the Greater Philadelphia Society of Orthodontics. In addition, Dr. Trindade currently serves as the president of the Greater Philadelphia Society of Orthodontics. She and her husband, Tom, (also a dentist), enjoy spending time with their children Mia and Kenshin.


Anthony (TJ) Kash, D.M.D.

Dr. Anthony (TJ) Kash received his Bachelor of Science degree from Drexel University in 2003, and then attended Temple University School of Dentistry, graduating in 2007. In 2013, he completed his pediatric dental residency at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. Dr. TJ loves to spend time at the beach with his dog and coach high school marching band. Originally a native of suburban Philadelphia, Dr. Kash splits his time evenly between his home in Pennsylvania and the New Jersey shore.


Stuart A. Wasserlauf, D.D.S.

NJ Specialty Permit No. 2157

Pediatric dentist - Dr. Stuart Wasserlauf"Dr. Stuart Wasserlauf founded Your Child's Very Own Dentist in 1968. He strongly believed in a group practice atmosphere, where dentists from a myriad of clinical backgrounds work together for complete and thorough patient care. Since those early days, Your Child's Very Own Dentist has grown tremendously. In 1981, Dr. Wasserlauf opened the second office, located in Turnersville, NJ. Many of Dr. Wasserlauf's early patients are now bringing their own children back to the office for dental care. The members of the dental team have expanded as well. The office includes a superior support staff consisting of 8 hygienists, 5 dental assistants, 3 full-time pediatric dentists and an orthodontist.

After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School, Dr. Wasserlauf spent an additional 2 years of training in the specialty of pediatrics at Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York. He was a captain in the US Army and stationed at Fort Bragg where he provided dental care for the children of military personnel.

Dr. Wasserlauf has taught at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the ADA, AAPD, and the NJ Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Wasserlauf and his wife Judy have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Dr. Wasserlauf is currently pursuing a teaching position in a pediatric residency program in Philadelphia and is no longer seeing private patients.


Betty Yip, D.M.D.

Pediatric dentist - Dr. Betty YipDr. Betty Yip hails from Brooklyn, New York. She graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2005. Her first career was in the pastry arts until a seredipitous visit to the dentist. It was that encounter that changed the course of her life: she wanted to be a dentist who made patients feel comfortable, happy, and excited to return for future visits. As a recipient of the prestigious Dean's Scholarship Award, Dr. Betty earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2015. Her journey next led to the completion of a two-year residency program in Pediatric Dentistry at Temple University Hospital in North Philadelphia where she received extensive specialized training treating children and young adults with a broad range of medical and dental needs. Dr. Betty is excited to be the newest pediatric dentist on board at Your Child's Very Own Dentist.

Dr. Betty is a member of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. She is Board-Eligible in the American Board of Pediatic Dentistry. During her spare time, you can find her in the kitchen whipping up treats, running half marathons, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family.


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