Meet Our Doctors and Staff
By Design Dental Implant Center is composed of an experienced team of specialists and dental professionals dedicated to helping you meet your needs. With advanced dental implant procedures and other options to help you improve the function of your teeth and the appearance of your smile, our goal is to offer you the safest possible treatment with exemplary results.
If you would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact By Design Dental Implants today.
Dr. Robert Mogyoros
Oral, Maxillofacial, and Implant Surgeon
Dr. Mogyoros is a native of Denver, CO. He came to Philadelphia to attend the University of Pennsylvania. After receiving his BA, he was admitted to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated near the top of his class. He was then admitted to a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University hospital where he was elected Chief resident in his final year. Dr. Mogyoros was then accepted to a prestigious Implant Surgical fellowship (only one fellow a year is accepted) at the Colorado Institute for Tissue Engineering. During his fellowship he completed over 2,000 dental implant and bone grafting procedures. While there, Dr. Mogyoros also did some original research in the area of bone regeneration and grafting. This work has been published in professional journals and textbooks.
Dr. Mogyoros is a frequent lecturer on topics relating to bone grafting and implants. His lectures have been as close to home as down the block to as far away as Israel! Dr. Mogyoros has a dedication to patient care in all aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implant Dentistry. Dr. Mogyoros is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the American Board of Dental Anesthesiology and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Mogyoros shares his knowledge with the future of dentistry at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, where he serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. John J. Thaler II
Dr. Thaler is a Prosthodontist who earned his dental degree from the Baltimore College Of Dental Surgery, University Of Maryland. He served in the United States Navy Dental Corps where he completed a GPR at Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Virginia, and a Prosthodontic Residency at the Naval Dental School, Bethesda, Maryland. He has served on the faculty of the Southern Illinois University School Of Dental Medicine, Temple University School Of Dentistry, and the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine. He has lectured locally, nationally, and in Canada. He has been named one of the ‘Top Dentists’ by both Main Line Today and Delaware Today magazines.
Joseph J. Havrilla, D.D.S.
Dr. Joseph Havrilla prides himself in his strong ties to the Philadelphia Area and strives to provide the highest standards of periodontal and dental implant care. Dr. Havrilla received his dental and periodontal degrees from the prestigious dental program at Temple University in Philadelphia. His involvement in the dental community extended beyond the classroom. He is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an honorary dental fraternity, and engaged in fellowships at the esteemed Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists.
Each year, Dr. Havrilla attends numerous educational programs to update his techniques and knowledge. Periodontics and dental implantology are advancing fields and Dr. Havrilla prides himself in continually providing state-of-the-art care. He is the founder and director of the Extra Mile Dental Study Club of Delaware County. He is also trained in the Nobel Guide Teeth-in-a-day Training in the immediate placement of dental implants.
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Pennsylvania Dental Association
- Pennsylvania Society of Periodontology
Dental Lab Director
Rand has been in the dental laboratory industry for over 40 years as a technician and second-generation owner of a commercial dental laboratory. Rand was initially trained in dental implants in 1980 and has over 30 years of implant experience. He spent a majority of his time working on the most complex dental implant cases in the lab and has spent hours of time chair-side helping to train restorative dentists and deliver prostheses. Not only is Rand a dental technician, he was also a patient and now has a full lower fixed prosthesis on implants.
Rand has been a licensed pilot since 1976 and also enjoys hours of time riding his 1996 FLHRI Road King with the Executive Riders motorcycle club. His other interests include tennis and playing the guitar. He plays chord melody style and loves jazz standards. He and his wife Robin have been involved with a dog rescue group and have fostered over forty dogs in their home.
Treatment Consultant / Manager
With over 10 years of experience in healthcare, Cliff has worked alongside numerous dental and medical specialists. He joined By Design Dental because of their team approach and use of the latest advancements in technology to provide the best treatment options for patients. The expertise he has acquired over the years means he can assist in addressing even your most difficult questions and concerns. As treatment consultant, Cliff is truly compassionate toward our patients and understands even their slightest concerns. He will also provide the best and affordable treatment options shared amongst the By Design Team that fits your needs. With his experience, knowledge and understanding of the benefits of implant dentistry, Cliff can help you enjoy your smile again.
When not working, Cliff can found on the field playing soccer in a men’s league. He also participates in co-ed football and softball leagues in the Philadelphia area. All the running around helps him stay in shape to chase after his young daughter’s Gabrielle and Lillian, and his teenage son, Joseph. Cliff and his wife Nancy enjoy the occasional quiet evening out for Sushi or Italian Cuisine.
Jamie Holmes, EFDA
Chief Dental Assistant / Patient Coordinator
Jamie has been a Dental Assistant for 15 years in the Philadelphia Area. She graduated from the EFDA Program from Manor Junior College and has an Associate’s Degree in Science, with a focus on Allied Health. Jamie also has special training and has advanced education in implant dentistry. A former clinical instructor, she is also phlebotomy certified.
Says Jamie, “I love working with people and being a part of a team restoring people’s smiles and confidence.”
Jamie and her husband Michael have two daughters, who keep them active and busy.
Rita has been working in the dental field for 22 years. She completed her dental assisting program at Harcum College in 1994. She then transitioned to an office manager and a dental benefits coordinator. She truly has a passion for helping others obtain beautiful, healthy smiles.
In her free time she has been restoring an old farmhouse in Berks County with her two children and “Buddy,” her Bassett Hound. Most weekends Rita also enjoys sailing out of Havre De Grace, Md.
Working in the healthcare field for more than five years, Lindsey is dedicated and optimistic about her work. A graduate of CHCI Dental Assisting program, Lindsey enjoys seeing smiles transform and lives change on a daily basis with the All-on-4 process. She spends a great deal of her time in the office shadowing Dr Thaler and assisting patients chair side after our total mouth makeovers. She believes it is never too late to make changes for yourself in order to live a happier, healthier life.
In her spare time, you can find Lindsey spending time with her family, friends, and two Siamese cats, Kaiu and Kozmo. She also loves day trips to the beach, traveling the USA, reading, gardening, baking, and listening to Fleetwood Mac!
Rose Marie Dentino
Surgical Assistant for over 25 years of experience in the field of Oral Surgery. Rosie’s passion for Oral Surgery and helping others has had her doing the work of normally two assistants with Dr Mogyoros. If the weather is nice and you are looking for Rosie, try the pool.
Admin with over 10 years of experience in dentistry moving from West to East, starting in California, then Nevada, and to now her ideal location, By Design Dental Implant Center. Married to loving and supportive husband Michael, Philadelphia is now the place she calls home. Be careful in our halls, you may hear Devin carrying a lovely note of song, fore her passion and comfort are found in music.
Contact By Design Dental Implant Center
If you would like more information on our experienced dental team, or if you would like to schedule a consultation here at our practice, please contact By Design Dental Implant Center.