Meet Award-Winning PA Orthodontist
Jason M. Hartman, D.M.D., M.S.
Award-winning PA orthodontist Dr. Jason M. Hartman is a native of Berks County, graduating fifth in his class from Muhlenberg High School while earning 11 varsity sports letters and earning awards on county, district, state, and All-America levels. He received a Bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, graduating Magna Cum Laude. While at Muhlenberg College, Dr. Hartman was named to the Division III, Region 2 Academic All-America Football Team and was a founding member of the Theta Chi Chapter of Delta Tau Delta fraternity. After college, he worked as an analytical chemist for Johnson & Johnson, testing many of the products that are on pharmacy shelves today, including Tylenol, Motrin, and Immodium. During that year as a chemist, Dr. Hartman decided his desire to help others boost their self-esteem and confidence by improving their smile was his calling to dentistry. He was also named one of America’s “Top 40 Dentists Under Age 40” and has been voted the “Best Orthodontist” and “Best Patient Care” multiple times in various publications. To learn more about orthodontist Dr. Hartman, click here!
Meet PA Orthodontist Dr. Francis Solga
Orthodontist Dr. Francis A. Solga, DDS, graduated from Allentown Central Catholic High School in 1961 and from Muhlenberg College in 1965. While at Muhlenberg, he was a member of multiple honor societies and played varsity golf and intramural sports.
He attended Temple University School Of Dentistry from 1965 to 1969. He was a multiple honor society member, including OKU, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society.
From 1969-1970, he was a dental resident in the United States Army at Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco. From 1970-1972, he was Chief Dental Officer with the 5th U.S. Army Headquarters, Ft. Sheriden, Illinois.
He returned to Temple University Dental School to do a specialty residency in the Orthodontic Program from 1972-1974. He received certification in Orthodontics and wrote the Board-eligible thesis “The Effects of Orthodontic Treatment on the Body Image and Self Concept.”
He has been in private practice since 1974 and holds multiple orthodontic and dental association memberships.
Meet PA Orthodontist Dr. Destinee Zablocki
Dr. Destinee Zablocki grew up in Hazleton, PA, and graduated from Hazleton Area High School as salutatorian of her class. She was a member of the cross-country and track and field team, running both long distance and relay events. She then attended Lehigh University, where she graduated with high honors and received a Masters of Science in Biochemistry.
Dr. Destinee went on to attend Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, where she completed her DMD degree. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society for her academic achievements.
She furthered her dental education through a post-graduate orthodontic residency at Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, where she received her specialty training in Orthodontics and a Masters of Science in Oral Biology. During her free time, Dr. Destinee enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Meet PA Orthodontist Dr. Tina Poulson
Dr. Tina grew up in Ambler, PA, and graduated from Wissahickon High School. She was involved in stage design for theater performances and was a member of the horticultural club. She then attended Susquehanna University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. While in college, she was involved with community service and biologic research.
Dr. Tina then went on to Temple University to receive her DMD degree, where she graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the honors society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. She pursued her dream of becoming an orthodontist at the University of Pittsburgh, where she received her Master’s of Dental Science degree and orthodontic certificate.
During her free time, Dr. Tina can be found enjoying the outdoors or training for her next race. She also enjoys crafting, reading, cooking, and baking.
Meet PA Orthodontist Dr. Eric Orbison
Dr. Eric is originally from Lewisburg, PA and graduated from Lewisburg Area High School as valedictorian of his class. He also ran for both the cross-county and track and field teams. After high school he attended Bucknell University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and was also inducted into the Tau Beta Phi Engineering Honor Society. Much of his coursework in college involved learning how to design medical devices. Then, during his senior year, he worked closely with a local hospital to help design new equipment.
His desire to work directly with patients, though, is what made him decide to take his engineering skills and find ways to apply them in dentistry. While attending the University of Maryland Dental School for his DDS degree, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also discovered his passion for designing and creating beautiful smiles through orthodontic treatment.
Dr. Eric then moved to Rochester, MN where he completed his orthodontic residency at Mayo Clinic. He credits his passion for patient-centered care to his time there, where the mission statement, “The needs of the patient come first” was known to all. Since completing his residency, Dr. Eric moved back home to Pennsylvania and has been working in private practice ever since. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, and reading.
Meet PA Orthodontist Dr. Kevin Murray
Dr. Murray grew up in Mission Viejo, California where he excelled in school, baseball and soccer. He was involved in Indian Guides. As a member of the North Mission Viejo Little League All-Star Team he participated in the Junior League World Series where his team finished 2nd place. Dr. Murray attended the University of California at San Diego where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. He was an integral member of the UCSD Men’s Soccer team from 2002-2005 serving as co-captain and earning recognition as an All-Conference and All Far West Regional player. As a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity he participated in several philanthropies and served as the Risk Management Chair for the fraternity. After college Dr. Murray continued to play soccer at the semi-pro and briefly professional levels. While continuing his eduction and soccer interests, Dr. Murray volunteered as a youth soccer coach for his hometown soccer club, helped to launch a church, and led a Bible study group. In 2013, Dr. Murray graduated from Loma Linda School of Dentistry having made the Dean’s Honor Roll all four years and was inducted into the Chi Chi Chapter of the National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Murray began his training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in June 2013 at Loma Linda School of Dentistry and finished in September 2015. He then entered private practice in Virginia, where he practiced for a year prior to moving to Pennsylvania. Dr. Murray joined a Pediatric Dental practice where he helped to launch orthodontics. Dr. Murray met his wife, Meredith, while working in Virginia. They have a son and three dogs. Dr. Murray has taken a keen interest in philanthropy, he has done dental missionary work both locally and in Swaziland, Africa. He hopes to continue to serve in his community and internationally, sharing his dental skills with those in need. In his spare time Dr. Murray likes to bicycle, hike, backpack, camp, fish, surf, play soccer and spend time with his family and friends.
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