Our Team page art for Pediatric Dentists Drs.Champion and Dela Rosa in Cherry Hill, NJ.

Our Team

Dianna J. Champion, D.M.D.

(Specialty Permit 5358)

Dr. Champion is a native of South Jersey and loves serving her local community. After obtaining her dental degree at Temple University, Dr. Champion continued on to specialize in pediatric dentistry at St Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

Known to her closest colleagues as "the tooth whisperer," Dr Champion prides herself in connecting with her patients and looking out for what's best for her patients and their families. It's not uncommon to find her spending additional time providing the TLC your child needs, going the extra mile to address all of your concerns, or even making a tooth necklace for your child.

Outside the office, Dr Champion & her husband Mike can be found on the sidelines of softball and soccer fields across SJ cheering on their daughters. She also keeps very active training with the Mullica Hill Women's Triathlon Club. So don't be surprised if you catch her biking through your town!

Richard Dela Rosa, D.D.S.

Pediatric dentist Richard Dela Rosa(Specialty Permit 6164)

Dr. Dela Rosa, or Dr "D" as he is known to us, is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He grew up in West Windsor, NJ and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Dela Rosa earned his dental degree at Columbia University, and went on to complete his specialty training in pediatrics at Montefiore Medical Center. He is also committed to KIDS International Dental Services, where every year he helps lead a team of dentists and dental students to provide dental care to the children of Cambodia.

Trained in the latest techniques and behavior management modalities, Dr. D prides himself in providing happy dental experiences while providing the utmost in quality treatment. Armed with a compassionate approach and a gentle hand, Dr. D understands that children who are comfortable during dental appointments are more likely to value their oral health in the long run.

Ian Thomas, D.M.D.

Orthodontist - Dr. Ian Thomas(Orthodontic Specialty Permit 6059)

Dr. Thomas was born and raised in England. He moved to the United States in 2000 after meeting his lovely wife, Ranita. When they met, Dr. Thomas was only supposed to be visiting for 10 days: they have been happily married since 2002 and have four children.

Dr. Thomas is a graduate of Temple University Dental School and completed his Orthodontic training at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, New York. He is an active member of The American Dental Association, The American Association of Orthodontics, and The Pennsylvania Dental Association. Trained in the latest techniques, he brings an innovative approach to Pediatric dental Associates. Dr. Thomas is committed to delivering the highest standard of care through his team oriented approach, making the orthodontic experience as enjoyable as possible.

Robert Paul Gersh, D.M.D.

Pediatric dentist - Dr. Robert Gersh(Specialty Permit 2032)

Dr. Robert P. Gersh is a well recognized Pediatric Dentist in South Jersey. Dr. “Bob” Gersh received his undergraduate degree from Dickinson College, and has earned degrees from The College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and The University of Pennsylvania/The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He previously taught pediatric dentistry at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, and Virtua Hospital. Dr. Gersh also served as long time chief of the section in Pediatric Dentistry at Virtua Hospital. Dr. Gersh is an active in the dental community, and was elected President of Southern Dental Society and served as editor of The Outlook & Bulletin for ten years. Dr. “Bob” was an early proponent for allowing parents free access to their children during dental treatment. This “open door” policy is a hallmark of Pediatric Dental Associates. Besides spending time with his family, Dr Bob enjoys working with his wife, Deena, who owns By Hand Fine Craft Gallery in Haddonfield, reading, wearing wild ties and gardening.

Dr. Bob has recently spent more time enjoying the finer things in life outside the office, and is therefore not as available as he once was for appointments. Drs. Dela Rosa and Champion are more than happy to meet those of you who we are not able to accommodate on Dr. Bob's schedule. If you any questions about this please give our office a call!