Meet the Doctors
Cosmetic & General Dentist in Bryn Mawr, PA
The doctors at Bryn Mawr Dental Associates maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Paul K. Bookman, DMD
"It's the personal side of dentistry that appeals to me most. I like being able to work with people who are anxious about dental visits and watch them become enthusiastic about the progress of their treatment."
Paul K. Bookman, DMD has built a reputation among his colleagues and patients for his clinical ability, his attention to detail, and above all, his genuinely warm demeanor. A graduate of Tulane University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, he has been practicing in Bryn Mawr since 1987. His passion for the art and science of dentistry and for the way it can be used to enhance his patients’ lives is what keeps him committed to staying at the forefront of professional developments.
The enthusiasm he has for the profession continues to grow. Away from the office, Dr. Bookman enjoys skiing, SCUBA diving, bicycling and spending time with his two grown children, Mark and Rachel. Mark, a graduate of Villanova University, is a Fulbright Scholar and is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. Rachel is a student at the University of Miami focusing on Marine Science and Marine Microbiology. Dr. Bookman’s memberships include: American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Chester/Delaware County Dental Association, Academy of Stomatology, Main Line Dental Society (past president), and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.
Named one of the Top General Dentists by Main Line Today 2008-2017, one of Philadelphia Magazine’s Top Dentists 2017, as well as one of the Top General & Cosmetic Dentists by Suburban Life Magazine 2012!
"Trust is a fundamental part of the dentist-patient relationship and I want all my patients to be fully informed every step of the way. Maybe people don't always look forward to a dental appointment, but I always strive to make my patients' experiences a little better, a little easier, and a little more enjoyable with each visit."
Michael B. Pavel, DMD
Michael B. Pavel, DMD has been practicing dentistry in Pennsylvania since 1986 and in that time he has come to be recognized as a skilled clinician with a warm, inviting chairside manner. He devotes a good portion each year to upgrading his skills through continuing education, and he has extensive experience in all facets of general dentistry, including implants and veneers. Born and raised on the Main Line, Dr. Pavel attended Penn State University and Temple University School of Dentistry.
When he's not working or studying, he enjoys golf, traveling and restaurant dining. His wife Dori, an accomplished cellist, received her Masters in Art History from the University of Pennsylvania and holds the position of Director of Conferences & Events at Penn Law School. Dr. Pavel has two children. Alexandra graduated from Cornell and received her Masters from The London School of Economics. She now works as a Financial Analyst and lives in London. His son, E. Maxwell graduated from University of Pittsburgh and is pursuing a career in film & acting in LA.
Building relationships with my patients while providing them with the highest caliber of dentistry is what I strive for everyday. Nothing makes me happier than hearing my patients say “Wow!” when they see their treatment results.
Eric. D. Turner, DMD
Eric. D. Turner, DMD is a gentle, caring dentist who uses the most advanced materials and procedures available. He practices comfortable dental medicine focused on establishing optimal health with a strong emphasis on getting to know each patient. He is absolutely committed to providing the best possible care to his patients. After graduating the Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University, Dr. Turner completed a General Practice Residency at the Lehigh Valley Muhlenberg hospital, where he was able to enhance his skills and broaden the scope of his practice. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a true passion for esthetic restorations. Dr. Turner has extensive training in all aspects of Invisalign treatment. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
A native of the Philadelphia suburbs, Dr. Turner grew up in Rose Valley until his family relocated to Newtown Square. Outside of the office, he can be found enjoying many outdoor activities including skiing, hiking and SCUBA diving. He is a skilled guitarist, amateur singer, enjoys traveling, and absolutely loves to cook.