Clarks Summit, PA Dentists

All our professionals at Abington Dental Arts, PC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Jeffrey S. Bell, DMD

Dentist in Clarks Summit, PA

Abington Dental Arts, PC

Cosmetic Dentist in Clarks Summit, PADr. Bell is a 2004 graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry. Originally from California, where he grew up and received his undergraduate training, he moved to the east coast with his wife Amy and their 3 boys for dental school. During school, two more boys were added to the mix. They were a constant reminder of the main reason he chose dentistry in the first place: To make a comfortable living for his family while helping others in a wonderful profession that allowed him time to spend with his family.

Christmas day before graduation the family discovered that their eldest son Joseph had an inoperable brain stem tumor. Through the help of classmates, fellow church members, and friends they were able to finish their training and graduate with honors. Shortly after graduation, their beloved Joseph passed away. He was 7 years old. Since that time their family has grown to include 2 girls, for a total of 7 children.

Dr. Bell was inducted into the national dental honor society OKU and has received extensive training in cosmetics, endodontics, periodontics, and oral surgical techniques in addition to his general dentistry background. Cosmetic principles guide him in his use of the latest in all-porcelain restorations and veneers.

Dale W. Collins, DDS

Dentist in Clarks Summit, PA

Abington Dental Arts, PC

Dr. Dale W. Collins DDS, FAGD graduated from Lake Ariel High School and completed his undergraduate studies at Temple University, where he also received his Doctor of Dental Surgery. While at Temple Dental School he was a member of the Pedodontic and Psi Omega fraternity. After graduation, he was a dentist with the rank of Captain in the United States Air Force stationed in Laredo, Texas.

In July of 1968, Dr. Collins bought the practice from Dr. John Specker in the Clarks Green Medical Center. In 1971 Dr. Collins along with Dr. Vincent Coccodrilli and Dr. Stanely Goldberg formed Abington Dental Center and built the present office building on 242 Noble Road, whereas a semi-retired dentist, he still practices.

Dr. Collins has been a member of the Scranton District Dental Society throughout all of his years in private practice, where he served as secretary and president. In addition, he served as secretary of the Third District Dental Society and a delegate for over 10 years for the Pennsylvania Dental Association. He is also a member of the American Dental Association (ADA). After completion of the rigorous guidelines and extensive continuing education requirements, Dr. Collins distinguished himself amongst his peers by becoming a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD). He has been a member of the AGD since 1973.

Dr. Collins is a member of the Clarks Green United Methodist Church and has been a member of the Rotary Club of the Abingtons since 1985. He volunteers his professional time for the Jewish Family Services, which provides free dental care to families in need in the Scranton area. One of his passions is fly fishing for trout.

He has four children, Jennifer Clark (Harrisburg), Chelsea Collins (Scranton), and Scott and Justin, both deceased. Dr. Collins has two grandchildren, Aaron and Gavin, (Harrisburg).

Amy Cravath, DMD

Dentist in Clarks Summit, PA

Abington Dental Arts, PC

Dr. Amy Cravath received a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2008 from Temple University School of Dentistry, where she graduated with a magna cum laude level of academic distinction. During her time at Temple University, Dr. Cravath was inducted into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, only top graduating seniors are chosen. Members based on scholarship, as well as exemplary traits of character and clinical ability.

In addition, she received the American Association of Endodontists Award, which is awarded to one senior student based on their exceptional ability in the area of endodontics. She was also inducted into a member of the Endodontology Honor Society. Upon acceptance to dental school, she was honored with the Dr. Bernard Shair Memorial Scholarship awarded by the Scranton District Dental Society and also received the Incentive Award Scholarship from Temple University.

Dr. Cravath is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Pennsylvania Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Scranton District Dental Society where she served as President in 2013 and director of the board in 2014.

Dr. Cravath is a class of 2000 graduate of Abington Heights High School, only two doors up from our office. She then attended the University of Scranton on the Dean’s Scholarship where she graduated magna cum laude. Dr. Cravath was chosen for and participated in, the University’s Honors Program, and thus graduated with Honors distinction. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Mathematics.

Dr. Cravath is a member of Pi Mu Epsilon (National Honor Society for Mathematics), Phi Lambda Upsilon (National Honor Society for Chemistry), Beta Beta (National Honor Society for Biology), and Alpha Epsilon Delta (National Honor Society for Pre-Medical Students). She is also a member of the National Dean’s List and the National Society for Collegiate Scholars.

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Abington Dental Arts, PC

(570) 586-1411
242 Noble Rd. Clarks Summit, PA 18411