Joe Newell has been a dentist in private practice in the Philadelphia area for over 35 years, serving all kinds of patients: professionals, families, children, seniors, and those with special needs. He aims for excellence, putting the needs of his patients foremost.
In addition to his private dental practice, Dr. Newell trains and mentors dental students as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania Dental School. Dr. Newell’s teaching career began after he graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. degree in 1975, and from Temple University with a D.D.S. degree in 1979. He taught at Temple Dental School for ten years and served as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry.
In 2002, he returned to teaching, but this time at University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Newell’s focus has always been on excellence in restorative dentistry, and he tries to instill those values in his students.
Dr. Newell is a member in many dental organizations and study clubs. One unique area of Dr. Newell’s expertise is gold dentistry, which requires an especially high level of craftsmanship and skill. He participates with many continuing education courses to stay current with all the latest technologies. Dr. Newell is the author of the Dental Gold blog, which provides patient and professional resources regarding gold dentistry.
Dr. Newell has been happily married for over 30 years and is the proud father of two children. He is active in his community and church, and loves to coach Little League.