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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!
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.
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.
Dr. Chance Choate was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Trinity Christian Academy, where he was part of both the baseball and soccer teams. He then attended Texas A&M University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences.
Dr. Chance then received his DDS degree from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He was selected as part of the Odontological Honor Society upon graduation from dental school. He completed his post-graduate orthodontic training at the University of Texas at Houston where he received a certificate in orthodontics and a Masters of Science in Dentistry.
Dr. Chance and his wife Kara enjoy traveling, running, and playing with their dog Cooper. Dr. Chance remains an avid sports fan, particularly of his favorite baseball and football teams, Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, and Texas A&M Aggies.
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