Patricia Swaintek-Lamb, DMD, is the owner of Proud to Smile Dentistry in Bernardsville, New Jersey. She has over 25 years of dental experience and is a leading specialist in cosmetic dentistry and sleep apnea.
Dr. Swaintek-Lamb's interest in dentistry began while working for a dental office in college. She was drawn to the office's positive energy in educating and treating patients about good oral health. A healthy mouth and a healthy body go hand-in-hand, and she considers herself lucky for a career where she can create healthy, beautiful smiles for her patients.
With a bachelor’s degree in biology from Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania, Dr. Swaintek-Lamb earned her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 1992 at the renowned Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She then completed a general practice residency at Heart Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
In addition to taking care of her patients in New Jersey, Dr. Swaintek-Lamb is also a clinical instructor of the Aesthetic Excellence Course – a hands-on, live patient treatment course for dentists looking to gain new knowledge and skills in aesthetic dentistry – at The Center at Dental Ceramics in Richfield, Ohio. She's also an attending dentist at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey, where she received the Morton L. Wertheimer Award for outstanding contribution to the residency program in 2019-2020
Dr. Swaintek-Lamb believes each patient is unique and deserves to be treated as an individual. She believes dental care should never be unpleasant or intimidating, and quality matters in everything, from tools and materials to the patient’s experience.
Originally from Northeast Pennsylvania, Dr. Swaintek-Lamb currently lives in Madison, New Jersey. Her time outside the office is focused on spending time with family, and she also enjoys golfing with friends, traveling, and rooting for the Villanova Wildcats!