About Our Practice

Compassionate, Caring Dentistry for Children, Adolescents, and Special Needs Patients

Compassionate, Caring Dentistry for Children,  Adolescents, and Special Needs Patients

Berks Kids Dentistry offers dental services to the children of Berks, Lancaster, Lebanon, and Schuylkill Counties of PA, including the metropolitan Reading area. With 25 years of combined experience, Dr. Kristin Gordos and Dr. Laura Snyder are fortunate to participate in the lives of children and their families.

Dr. Laura Snyder
Berks Kids Dentistry

Friendly Services

We look forward to creating a long-term, satisfying, professional, and friendly relationship with you and your child. Our practice is one of the only offices in the area that is limited to children, adolescents, and special needs. We are honored to give children a road to a lifetime of smiles.

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Dr. Laura Snyder

Dr. Laura Snyder

Dr. Laura joined the Berks Kids Dentistry family in 2009. Originally from Lancaster, PA, she moved to Wyomissing to be closer to her fiancée, Dr. Jordan Hottenstein. Dr. Laura and Dr. Jordan were married in May 2011. Dr. Laura is a Lancaster Country Day and Bucknell University graduate. She received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Laura completed two years of advanced specialty training in clinic-based pediatric dentistry at Temple University School of Dentistry, Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Laura received the elite status of Board Certification in 2010. Her pediatric training allows her to treat childhood dental issues and patients with special needs.

Dr. Laura is an active member of the Berks County Dental Society, Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Dental Association, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. When Dr. Laura is away from the office, she loves spending time with her husband, Jordan, and their children JD and Mahlon. She also enjoys cooking and training for triathlons.
Dr. Kristin Gordos

Dr. Kristin Gordos

Dr. Kristin established Berks Kids Dentistry in April 2006. She grew up in Philadelphia and the surrounding area. She moved to Berks County after marrying her wonderful husband, Christopher, in 2001. Dr. Kristin is a Nazareth Academy and University of Scranton graduate. She received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Kristin completed two years of advanced specialty training in a hospital-based pediatric dental program at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. She received the elite status of Board Certification in 2008. Her pediatric training enables her to effectively deal with the emotions of children and special needs patients to pave the way for a positive adult experience.

Dr. Kristin is an active member of the Berks County Dental Society, Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. When Dr. Kristin is away from the office, she loves spending time with her husband, Chris, and their three wonderful children Andrew, Mackenzie, and Madelyn. She also enjoys movies and traveling.

Meet Our Staff

We are backed by highly qualified and resourceful professionals to support us in our pediatric services. It is a full experience with the kids and families from the moment that you call, and they try to make the kids and families all feel welcome, comfortable, and special.

Maureen

Dental Hygienist
Maureen, a native of Harrisburg, PA, graduated from Northampton Community College with her Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She started practicing with the late Dr. Thomas Gosselin upon graduation and with Dr. Kristin in 2001. She has many years of experience working with children and special needs patients of all ages, abilities, and personalities. She is dependable and fully committed to exceptional patient care. Maureen lives with her husband, Craig, and their children, Aaron and Nicole.

Pamela

Dental Hygienist
Pam, originally from Montgomery County, graduated from Montgomery County Community College with her Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2000. She joined Dr. Kristin in 2003. She loves helping the children and special needs patients have a wonderful, fun, and memorable hygiene visit. She is a great asset to our office team. Pam enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially Paul and their daughter Emma.

Tara

Dental Hygienist
Tara, a native of Berks County, graduated in 1991 from Northampton County Area Community College with an Associated Degree in Dental Hygiene. She joined our office as a full-time in April of 2018. Her dependability and organizational skills are an asset to our practice, as well as her desire to embrace continuing education in order to provide exceptional care for her patients. Spending time with her husband, Kyle, and her friends and family is what Tara enjoys the most when not working. Among her many likes and interests are traveling, riding motorcycle, baking, reading, country music, and her favorite place is the beach.

Joni

Receptionist
Joni, a native of Western PA, joined the Berks Kids Dentistry team in 2009. With many years of dental field experience, she loves keeping the schedule working efficiently. She handles billing and insurance issues with ease. She is a great addition to our office. Joni resides in Lancaster County with her husband, Kenny. She loves spending time with her daughters, Ashley and Amber, and her grandchildren, Sam, Avery, and Max. In her spare time, she volunteers as the Secretary for The Friends of the Adamstown Library.

Candace

Receptionist & Office Manager
Candy, a graduate of Cocalico High School, began working with Dr. Kristin in 2002. She greets all of our patients with a friendly smile and cheerful attitude to make all feel welcome. Besides her front desk duties, Candy also coordinates both Dr. Kristin and Dr. Laura’s surgery schedules. She resides in Lancaster County with her husband, Andy, and their children, Owen and Sommer. She loves spending time with her family, taking trips to the beach, and reading.

Brianna

Dental Assistant & Receptionist
Brianna, originally from New Jersey, graduated from Delaware Valley High School in 2017 and Hunterdon County Tech in 2019 with her certifications of dental assisting and radiology. She also is CPR certified. Brianna moved to Pennsylvania in January of 2019 and joined Berks Kids Dentistry in August 2019. She enjoys working with the entire staff but particularly likes spending time with each child who comes to visit. In her free time, she can be found spending time with her boyfriend Nick, their fur babies Minni and Rebel, or at a racetrack somewhere!

Emily

Dental Assistant
Emily is a graduate of Fleetwood area High School and Berks Technical Institute for dental assisting. She is Certified in Dental Radiology and CPR. Emily joined Berks Kids Dentistry in 2019 and enjoys every minute of it. She loves working with Dr. Kristin, Dr. Laura, and the rest of the dental team. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs and cooking and shopping.