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Dentists in Voorhees, New Egypt, and Gloucester City, NJ

All our professionals at Healthy Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.


Arati Shah, D.D.S.

Dr. Arati Shah was raised in Chesapeake, VA, completed her undergraduate college degree at the University of Virginia and graduated from NYUCD in 2005 with honors. She and Dr. M. Shah got married shortly after dental school.

She has also worked in upstate New York and in California in a small private practice, and Dr. M shah and Dr. A Shah moved to Southern Jersey in early 2008 to settle down and start a family.


Ankur Desai, D.D.S.

Dr Ankur Desai was raised in Westchester, NY, completed his undergraduate college degree at SUNY Binghamton, and graduated from NYUCD in 2004.

Upon graduation, he furthered his education with a General Practice residency at Westchester Medical Center, in Valhalla, NY.

As a Level 1 trauma center, at WMC, Dr. Desai was exposed to emergencies and major trauma patients. He then worked in Manhattan after his residency in a busy, multi-specialty practice for some time before he and his wife moved to Southern Jersey.


Mooni Shah, D.D.S.

Dr. Mooni Shah was raised Claremont, CA, completed his undergraduate college degree at the University of Southern California, and graduated from NYUCD in 2005. During his time at NYUCD, Dr. M. Shah was accepted in an honors program during his final year.

He has worked in upstate New York as a Dental Clinical Director and then moved to his home state of California where he worked in a private practice.



Hi I'm Kate! I have been working at Healthy Smiles as a Dental Assistant for several years. I live in Hammonton with my husband, our daughter, Mia and our cat, Gracie. My husband is a drag racer, so on the weekend you can usually find us at the racetrack with our family and friends! I enjoy working for Healthy Smiles and the relationships created with my co-workers and patients over the years. I look forward to many more years with this practice!



My name is Patti Philburnas. I have been in the dental field since 1979 and absolutely love it. I was born and raised in Catania, Sicily. I have been married for 29 years and have 2 children. I enjoy spending my weekends with my family and spending time on our boat.


Brittany, RDH

I graduated from Burlington County College Dental Hygiene Program in 2014 and have worked at Healthy Smiles in Voorhees ever since! I love the relationships I have with my co-workers and patients — it makes my job not feel like “work” :) Outside the office, I am a wife, a mom, and a cat mom. I enjoy spending all my free time with my family and crafting!



I was born and raised in New Egypt, but now I live in Barnegat NJ. I have an older sister, and I am an aunt to the best nephew Tatum! I have been with the Healthy Smiles family since 2014 and have been very fortunate to be part of such a great team! In September, I will be taking my career to the next by starting the dental hygiene program at Rowan College in Burlington County. On the weekends, I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend and family!



I was born and raised in Gloucester City. I Graduated from Gloucester City High School and went on to Camden County College, where I received my certificate to become a registered and certified dental assistant. I have been serving my patients in Gloucester City for the last 26 years. I married my high school sweetheart and together, we are raising our 3 beautiful girls. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family, whether it's camping or just simply throwing a little get together.


Susan, RDH

I have been working as a dedicated Dental Hygienist for 37 years. I was born and raised in Hatboro, Pennsylvania and graduated from Montgomery County Community College as a Dental Hygienist. After marrying my high school sweetheart and living in up-state New York for 5 years, the family moved to Deptford, New Jersey where we currently reside. I have been working as a dental hygienist in the southern New Jersey area for the past 28 years. I enjoy getting to know my patients and helping them achieve good dental health through conversation and excellent dental hygiene skills. I enjoy spending time with my husband, children and grandchildren. My hobbies include cooking, sewing, needle-work and reading.



Hello my name is Karen! I have over 30 years dental experience and enjoy helping patient’s better understand the financial aspect of their dental treatment. I truly love working with people. I have worked for several dental offices in Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. I feel very fortunate to be able to work with the wonderful team at Healthy Smiles. I was raised in southern New Jersey and still reside there. In my spare time I enjoy spending time at the Jersey Shore and I treasure the time I get to hang out with my many family and friends. “Whenever there is happiness Hope you’ll be there too, especially for you to make each day for you as bright as it can be.” An Irish Proverb.


Kelsey, RDH

I was born and raised in Robbinsville, NJ. I graduated from West Chester University, in PA, with my bachelors degree in education in 2015. I went on to study dental hygiene and graduated in May 2018 from Rowan College at Burlington County with my RDH. I enjoy my career and love communicating and helping all my patients with their dental health. I love the office and staff I work with and have been very lucky to become part of the Healthy Smiles family. On the weekends I enjoy spending my time with my amazing husband and family, and enjoying the outdoors as much as possible!



My name is Ashley. I am a born and raised Gloucester gal. I graduated in the class of 2011 from Gloucester High School. I have been working at the front desk in the dental field for 6 years now. In the future, I plan on going back to school to further my knowledge in the dental field.



I was born and raised in Loganville, Georgia. In the summer of 2019, my husband and I got married and moved to New Jersey. Soon after moving, I began dental assisting school at Advantage Career Institute. I joined the Healthy Smiles team in March of 2020, and I am so happy to work with such an amazing team of people. I absolutely love being an assistant and getting to help and interact with patients. When I’m not at work, I enjoy going to the beach, walking my dog and watching movies with my husband.

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Healthy Smiles Family Dentistry , Voorhees

Monday, Tuesday:

10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, Thursday:

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, Sunday:



Every other, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Healthy Smiles of Gloucester City


8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday:

10:00 am - 7:00 pm


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday - Sunday:


Healthy Smiles of New Egypt

Monday, Thursday:

10:00 am - 7:00 pm


9:00 am - 2:00 pm


10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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