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Karina Hariton-Gross, DMD

General Dentist


  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (’10)
  • Certificate in Restorative Dentistry, University of Michigan School of Dentistry (’07)
  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry, University of Michigan School of Dentistry (’05)
  • Odontologo (Dentist), Universidad Central de Venezuela (’00)
  • Bachelor of Science, Liceo Moral y Luces (’93)

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Education Association
  • Colegio de Odontologos de Venezuela
  • Colegio de Odontologos Metropolitano

Alternative Languages

  • Spanish

About Me

Dr. Hariton-Gross is a 2000 graduate from Central University of Venezuela, School of Dentistry in Caracas, Venezuela. She completed an AEGD Residency and a Certificate Program in Restorative Dentistry both at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. Most recently, she completed the Faculty Track of the PASS Program here at PENN School of Dental Medicine and received her DMD degree in 2010.

She has taught in the Department of Periodontology at Temple University, Department of Restorative Dentistry at University of Michigan and since 2007, she has been an active faculty member in our Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences teaching in the Pre-Clinical Laboratory courses with the freshman and sophomore students, in the Clinics as a PCU Group Leader with the Junior and Senior students, as well as participating in several clinical studies.

Dr. Hariton-Gross lives in the Philadelphia Suburbs with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys the outdoors, cooking, traveling and teaching.