Learn More about Our Practice

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The thought of dental care can cause anxiety – it doesn’t have to. We have a variety of methods to make your visit free of discomfort. We're pros at making sure your visits are pain-free at a specialty pharmacy to noise canceling headphones, we deliver an experience that’s more than painless – it’s comfortable. Beyond the dental operatory, it extends to a warm hello when you enter. Our team who knows your name and your treatment history – you’ve never experienced dental care this comfortable and personal.

Meet the Doctors

Derek Conover, DMD

An expert in complex, full mouth dentistry, Dr. Conover works with the best clinicians in the world to stay on the cutting-edge of dental medicine. He advocates for continued education and advanced learning both for himself and his staff. He believes excellence in the fundamentals is the key to delivering great dentistry.

As a practitioner, Dr. Conover meets his patients where they need him the most. As a clinician with expertise in conservative and adhesive dentistry, Dr. Conover is committed to using the latest dental materials and technologies.

Dr. Conover is actively involved in several study clubs in the city, including the Spear Study group, which reviews complex, comprehensive cases with colleagues from several dental specialties. He is a member of the American Dental Association and Pennsylvania Dental Association.

He has also co-written several surgical case studies for publication and was a contributing author for the book First Aid for the National Board Dental Exam.

Dr. Conover received his BS from Loyola University and his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his MBA at Penn’s Wharton School of Business, where he majored in Healthcare Management.

Dr. Conover lives in Philadelphia with his wife, Joanna, and their two children. Dr. Conover bikes to work and is on a never-ending quest to make the perfect cup of coffee.

Dr. Kelly Schwabe

Dr. Kelly Schwabe simply has a love for dentistry in her DNA. Both of her parents are dentists, her sister and brother-in-law are dentists and… she is married to a dentist! Since the young age of 8, she and her family have participated in annual dental mission trips, providing care for those in need in rural Jamaica. Through mission work, Dr. Schwabe found her favorite part of dentistry—serving others.

Dr. Schwabe graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI with a bachelors in Biomedical Sciences and continued her education at Marquette School of Dentistry to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. She then completed an advanced education residency at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA where she focused on treating patients who required complex oral rehabilitation. While her husband served as a dentist in the Navy, Dr. Schwabe practiced in Virginia Beach, VA. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Christian Dental Society. Her joy is bringing smiles to her patients’ faces through quality, compassionate care and good communication.

In her free time, Dr. Schwabe and her husband love nothing more than to be outdoors with their son, Theodore and dog, Jazzy. Whether it is running, hiking, or exploring the city, they cherish the sunshine and fresh air. Dr. Schwabe values a healthy lifestyle and tries to make the most of every single day. She is passionate about what she does and feels so blessed to be part of such a professional dental team.

Dr. Dana Okur

Dr. Dana Okur is committed to providing first class dental care for her patients. She is passionate about keeping up to date with the latest technologies and procedures to ensure her practice remains at the forefront of dentistry. When she is not in the office, Dr. Okur can be found taking continuing education courses and seminars.

Dr. Okur graduated with a degree in Neurobiology and Physiology from the University of Maryland with honors. While attending the University of Maryland, Dr. Okur received the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellowship to study memory and learning in a neuroscience lab. During her time in the lab, she wrote and defended a thesis, and her research was published in the journal of Neuroscience.

Dr. Okur received her dental degree from the University of Maryland, where she was a member of several honor societies. After dental school, she moved to Philadelphia to complete a residency program at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. In additional to comprehensive dental care, Dr. Okur’s time at Einstein gave her experience with a Level 1 trauma emergency room, including managing facial trauma, swelling, and lacerations, as well as treating medically complex patients for dental clearance prior to medical surgeries.

Dr. Okur lives in Center City Philadelphia with her husband. She enjoys skiing, trying out new restaurants in the city, and traveling. She has already visited 25 countries.

Shayna Mesko, DMD

Dr. Shayna Mesko graduated from the University of Connecticut Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. She went on to graduate second in her class from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. After obtaining her DMD she went on to serve in the United States Navy as a dentist for five years. With the Navy, she completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency at the Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center and Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois where she had the privilege of treating both her country’s veterans and the Navy’s newest recruits. Dr. Mesko comes straight to the Noble Dental family from Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia, where she was able to care for thousands of Marines, Sailors, and Presidential Support Personnel.

Dr. Mesko regards herself as a very academic individual, and one of the things she loves most about dentistry is its demand for constant learning, education, and growth. She takes every opportunity to improve her skills through CE courses and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Spear Education, and is Invisalign certified. Areas of dentistry Dr. Mesko enjoys pursuing most include restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Outside the office, Dr. Mesko enjoys exploring her new city and all the food and drink it has to offer with her husband, Gannon. She loves hiking and running with her two hounds, Josie and Socks!

Veronica Szabo, DMD

Dr. Veronica Szabo is a caring and conscientious dentist committed to making dentistry easy and comfortable. To serve her patients with the highest level of care, Dr. Szabo attends numerous continuing education courses each year. She enjoys working alongside patients to get a smile they love and is a certified Invisalign provider.

Dr. Szabo grew up in Ellicott City, Maryland and later moved to Philadelphia to attend college. After earning a business degree from Drexel University, she attended Temple University’s School of Dentistry. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) and was recognized by the Philadelphia County Dental Society for her dedication to the field. In the Spring of 2015, Dr. Szabo completed a dental externship with the Indian Health Services, traveling to Minnesota’s Cass Lake Reservation to study early childhood caries and early intervention for high-risk populations. Since then, Dr. Szabo has enjoyed working in both pediatric and general dentistry settings.

When not in the office, Dr. Szabo loves taking her dog on the trails in Fairmount Park and seeing concerts. She and her husband welcomed home a baby boy named Harvey Kelce in August 2022.

Sheena Shukla Hauser, DDS

Sheena Shukla Hauser, DDS is a proud Canadian who is originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia where she was born and raised.

She attended Dalhousie University Faculty of Dentistry after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  Dr. Hauser then completed a 2 year general practice residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina after which she migrated back north to Pennsylvania.

Dr. Hauser believes in cultivating meaningful and strong relationships with her patients with an emphasis on clear communication, rapport, and respect. She also believes in doing everything possible to provide a pleasant and comfortable appointment time for her patients.

When she is not working, Dr. Hauser is often found either on the tennis court or baking and cooking a variety of cuisines. She is also kept very busy with her three children - high school, middle school, and elementary aged sons - who each have a variety of interests of their own. Dr. Hauser also enjoys other passions as well, such as travel, scuba diving, and Pilates.

Video Testimonials

Our patients say.

"I came to this practice after two other dentists in Philly had made (costly) major mistakes. Dr. Conover accurately evaluated the issues and made a great plan for fixing everything. What a relief to be in competent hands!!  Everyone in the practice is so kind and friendly and professional. I've had a lot of dental work in my life, and I so appreciate the skill of at Noble including hygienists, office staff, and dentists. Never an issue, never a problem and I really love their membership program. I'll be with them forever!"

Meredith S.

"Noble dental was recommended to me by two of my coworkers and I am so happy they did so. Every dentist, assistant, and employee at this business has been nothing but thorough, kind, and accommodating. I have never been talked through my dental care like I have here - something I have really sought so I can understand my situation. In addition, they accommodated a last minute root canal to ensure I wouldn’t be in pain on a week-long trip. They are all around a fantastic provider that I would recommend to anyone."

Beth K.

"I’ve been going to Noble Dental for over five years now, and I couldn’t wish for a better dentist. The staff are professional, capable, and kind. I’ve recommended this practice to friends, and they’ve been equally pleased. In fact, they are so gracious that it makes it easy to follow through with my regular dental care. Definitely a reason to smile."

Amanda V.

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