Meet Our Doctors
All professionals at KS Dental Family and Cosmetic Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Marie Kershner D.M.D.
Dr. Marie Kershner grew up watching her father practice. She saw how much he enjoyed his patients and the services he provided for them. While attending St. Pius X High School, she would work at the office helping out however she could. After graduating from High School, she decided to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene. She attended Thomas Jefferson University and graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene.
After one year practicing as a hygienist, she decided to expand her dental education and went to dental school. While in dental school, Dr. Kershner was a member of the Endodontic Honor Society and the Stomatognathic Honor Society. Dr. Kershner was awarded the J. George Coslet Award for excellence in Periodontics. She graduated with honors from Temple University School of Dentistry. Since graduation, Dr. Kershner has taken numerous continuing education classes on implant dentistry, restorative dentistry, periodontics and pharmacology. She continues to stay on the cutting edge of technology, treatment, and dental products by continuously learning about dentistry and the latest dental techniques.
Dr. Kershner enjoys practicing beside her father and her sister. She enjoys getting to know her patients.
In Dr. Kershner's free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, scrapbooking and bike riding. She also plays golf and tennis.
Dr Laura Szymanski D.M.D
Dr. Laura Szymanski has been practicing dentistry since 2000. She heard the calling to the dental field at age five when her father, Dr. David Szymanski graduated from dental school. Even though starting a practice from the ground up was extremely challenging, he came home happy every day and told stories about what happened each day. Dr. Laura worked at the office during high school and college. She has had the opportunity to perform every job at the practice from secretary through a dentist. She is aware how crucial each job is to make the practice successful and appreciates how hard the entire team works on a daily basis. She enjoys going to work and forging long-term relationships with her patients.
Dr. Laura graduated from St. Pius X high school in 1991 and went to Muhlenberg College majoring in Biology & Latin. She graduated from in 1995 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Dr. Laura attended Temple University School of Dentistry from 1996-2000. She started practicing in July of 2000. She continues to take education classes every year, usually attending the Hinman Dental Conference in Atlanta. The classes are extremely important to keep abreast of the most recent dental innovations.
Dr. Laura married Will in August of 2007. They have two children, a daughter, and a son. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, their two dogs, Winslow and Sherman, and Casey, their cat. She also likes taking photos, baking and cooking, golfing, boating, and tennis.