Dr. Richard J. Federico


“As your dentist you can rest assured that you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve. We will listen to your needs and answer all your questions. Plus, you’ll receive a complete and thorough exam, including oral cancer and gum disease exams, at no additional charge.”

Dr. Federico was born and raised in northern New Jersey, was graduated from Rider University in 1986 and Temple University Dental School in 1990. He received a full scholarship from the National Health Service Corps to attend Dental School and upon graduation spent 7 years practicing Dentistry in a small, underserved town in South Carolina. In May of 1997, Dr. Federico returned to his home state and joined a group practice in South Brunswick. It was in September of 1998 that he purchased an existing private practice in Mercerville, New Jersey until joining forces with Dr. Scott July 24, 2002. He completed an intensive seminar series taught by a world-renowned Dentist in TMJ and bite related problems at the Institute for Advanced Study in 2004.

Credentials and Memberships

  • Internet Dental Alliance Member
  • Graduate of Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study

Dr. Nikunj R. Zalavadia


“As your dentist you can rest assured that you’ll receive the personalized attention you deserve. We will listen to your needs and answer all your questions. Plus, you’ll receive a complete and thorough exam, including oral cancer and gum disease exams, at no additional charge.”

Dr. Nikunj Zalavadia has been practicing dentistry in the Philadelphia area since 2009. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Biology from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. His undergraduate education and volunteer experiences at various dental clinics sparked his interest in dentistry. To pursue his dream of becoming a dentist, he enrolled in Temple University School of Dentistry. He obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2009 from Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University. Since graduation he has earned numerous continuing education credits and is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and Pennsylvania Dental Association. He firmly believes that continuing education classes and discussions are essential elements in providing excellent patient care. Dr. Zalavadia is also a member of the Continuing Education for Dental Excellence study club which meets monthly to discuss cutting edge dental technologies, therapies and guidelines. He is dedicated to providing affordable and accessible care for all patients. Dr. Zalavadia greets every patient with a smile to better theirs!