Full size Melman Office
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Bright Smiles 4 Kids of Bala in the family-friendly neighborhood of Bala Cynwyd is a friendly and fun environment for children to visit for all their dentistry needs. From their very first pediatric dental exam to their routine cleanings as they grow into preschool and beyond, they will be given the best care by all of our staff.

Our child-focused practice is owned by Dr. Steven Melman of Dr. Steven Melman and Associates, which is located in the same office building. Our practicing dentists are Dr. Miriam Friedman and Dr. Angela Gruber.

Our pediatric dentistry services include: Routine Exams, Dental Hygiene, Sealants, Restorative Fillings and Crowns, Space Maintainers, and Emergency Treatments.

“I have always been passionate about working with children, with a particular interest in working with individuals with special needs. From babysitting to tutoring, running youth programming at local synagogues, and working as a counselor and job coach for individuals with special needs at sleepaway camps, I have really learned a tremendous amount from each of my experiences, and they have helped me to further develop my calm, patient, and empathetic nature.”

“I love working with each of my patients to help improve their oral hygiene and overcome any fears they may have of the dentist. Kids are so lighthearted and genuinely just want to know that you care about them and will keep them safe. Once I establish that sense of security with my patients, I love to see their personalities come out and try to learn from them about ways to make going to the dentist more fun.”

— Dr. Friedman


Dr. Miriam Friedman 

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Miriam Friedman is a board-certified pediatric dentist who received her degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and completed her pediatric dental residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. Dr. Friedman has been working in pediatric dentistry in the Philadelphia area and South Jersey. Dr. Friedman is committed to keeping up-to-date with the latest technology and procedures and is continually taking courses and seminars to provide her patients with the best possible care.

Dr. Angela Gruber 

General Dentist

Dr. Angela Gruber has been a licensed dentist since 2010 when she received her degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. In 2011, Angela Gruber, DMD, completed her residency program in General Practice Dentistry at Sacred Heart Hospital in Allentown, PA. During her residency she received training in all areas of general dentistry and in treating the anxious and fearful patient. Dr. Gruber especially enjoys performing cosmetic dentistry procedures and is committed to communicating with patients to customize a treatment plan to meet their individual needs and desires.



There are many ways to contact us to schedule appointment or ask questions. You can call our office to speak

with a staff member, send us a quick message using the form at the bottom of this page, or send us an

appointment request by clicking the link at the top right of the page and filling out the short form. 

We look forward to helping you get the best pediatric care for you child!

Our Address

141 Montgomery Avenue (Second Floor)

Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Tel: 610.664.7244 x 404

Email: frontdesk@thedentalspagroup.com

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