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About Us

At Compassion Endodontics, we use modern technology to provide high quality, evidence-based endodontic specialty care while treating patients with the utmost compassion.

Compassion Endodontics is a state-of-the-art dental specialty practice which provides a full range of endodontic services, including but not limited to: Cone Beam Computed Technology (“3D Imaging”), minimally invasive root canal therapy, root canal retreatment, dental trauma, dental infections, microsurgical endodontics (apicoectomies).

We look forward to serving you!

Meet The Doctors

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MEET

The Doctors

Thomas Graham, DMD

Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics

Education:

Dr. Thomas P. Graham, D.M.D. is an American Board Certified Endodontist. After relocating to Pennsylvania from Alaska in 2003 to pursue his dentistry career, Dr. Graham completed his undergraduate degree at Lock Haven University, earning his Bachelors of Science in Biology and Chemistry. 

Tom was commissioned in the United States Army in 2006 as a Second Lieutenant while attending The University of Pittsburgh Dental School. Upon graduation in 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and began his active duty service.

Tom was commissioned in the United States Army in 2006 as a Second Lieutenant while attending The University of Pittsburgh Dental School. Upon graduation in 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and began his active duty service.

Military:

Dr Graham served alongside the Screaming Eagles 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division at Fort Campbell, KY, where he completed a year-long Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency. At Fort Bragg, he served the 82nd Airborne and completed an Endodontic residency. Returning to Fort Campbell, Tom was promoted to the rank of Major and served as Chief of Endodontics for the U.S. Army AEGD Residency. Dr. Graham achieved board certification and was designated as a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics while serving on active duty. After serving 7 years of military life, Tom and his wife, Betsy, made the decision to return to civilian life, residing outside of Reading, PA.

Local Experience:

Since 2017, Dr. Graham has addressed the endodontic needs of patients throughout Berks, Lehigh Valley and Lancaster counties.

Associations:

Dr. Graham is a member of the following organizations: American Association of Endodontics, Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Dental Association, Berks County Dental Society and College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics.

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Family:

Tom and Betsy are active in their church and various organizations supporting adoption. Their 3 children are adopted from Seoul, South Korea.

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Dr. Jamie Kang, DMD

Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics

Education:

Dr. Jamie Kang received her B.A. in Biology from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1994. Dr. Kang then moved to Philadelphia and earned her DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1998. She continued her training at the General Practice Residency at Allegheny University Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia in 1999, and completed her post-graduate Endodontic Residency Program at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001.

After finishing her B.A. degree from Barnard College, Columbia University in 1994, Jamie received her DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1998. She continued her training at the General Practice Residency at Allegheny University Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia in 1999, and completed her post-graduate Endodontic Residency Program at the University of Pennsylvania in 2001.

She has been affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania as a clinical assistant professor in endodontics for over ten years after she finished her residency in Endodontics. Jamie was also an instructor at the Microscope Training Center at the dental school where both general dentists and specialists from around the world were trained in both micro-endodontics and microsurgery. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Montgomery Bucks Dental Society, and American Dental Association. She joined Compassion Endodontics in 2022 and has over twenty years of experience in Endodontics.

Experience:

While at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Dr.  Kang was an instructor at the Microscope Training Center at the dental  school where both general dentists and specialists from around the world  were trained in both micro-endodontics and microsurgery. Dr. Kang was a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania for over ten years.

Associations:

Dr. Kang is a member of the following organizations: American Association of Endodontists, Pennsylvania Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Montgomery Bucks Dental Society.

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Family:

Dr. Kang and her husband, John, have two active boys and enjoy traveling. Her love for travel has motivated her to take a couple of trips to serve overseas in Afghanistan and Uzbekistan in medical/dental relief work.

Meet Our Team

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Dental Assistant Specialist

Michelle

Michelle has been working as a dental assistant for 8 years after she graduated from BTI in 2012. She has worked mostly in endodontic practices and really likes how “consistently inconsistent” they are. 
 
Michelle is wife to Jason, Mom to two daughters, Elliott and Savannah and 4 cats, Bacon, Booger, Coffee and Home Fry. 
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Dental Assistant Specialist

Jill

Jill has been working as an assistant since 2019, after graduating from Lehigh Valley School of Dental Assisting. When asked what she likes about endodontic assisting, she said she enjoys seeing patients realize that root canal treatments aren’t all that bad! 

On her off days, you can find Jill volunteering at Itty Bitty Kitty cat shelter, reading and watching scary movies with her cat, Binx. 

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Insurance Coordinator

Karen

Karen has been working in Berks County dental offices since the early 1990’s. She had the privilege of working as the Berks County Dental Society executive secretary for a few years as well. In her role as Insurance Coordinator, she genuinely enjoys reviewing benefits with patients to help them feel comfortable and ready for treatment. 
 
In her free time, she enjoys singing, church, going to the beach with her parents and spending time with her two grown-up sons, Colton & Dalton. 
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Office Manager

Sarah

Sarah received dual degrees from Cairn University in 2001.  Since raising her children, she has had the privilege of working with the youth in Berks County for 12 years and working in administrative roles for the past 8 years. She believes that serving as Office Manager with Compassion Endodontics is one of her best endeavors yet. 

Sarah and Ben have been married for 20 years and have been blessed with three children: Sonya, Titus and Isaac.  When Sarah is not working, she enjoys spending time with family, serving at church, singing, baking, and playing with the family dog, Murphy.

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Accountant

Betsy Graham

Betsy Graham graduated from Messiah College in 2010 with a BSN.  The week after she graduated, she married US Army Captain Dr. Tom Graham.  As a spouse of an Active Duty Soldier, Betsy has enjoyed many adventures and challenges and has had a variety of jobs in nursing and dental environments.   Betsy and Dr. Graham decided to settle down in Reading with their 3 beautiful children and start an endodontic specialty practice.  Betsy has played an integral role in developing and opening the practice and now works in the practice as the book keeper.

When she is not in the office, she is delighted to homeschool her 3 children.  Her hobbies are watching K -dramas, baking, hospitality and active involvement in her wonderful church community.

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Dental Assistant Specialist

Jill

Jill has been working as an assistant since 2019, after graduating from Lehigh Valley School of Dental Assisting. When asked what she likes about endodontic assisting, she said she enjoys seeing patients realize that root canal treatments aren’t all that bad! 

On her off days, you can find Jill volunteering at Itty Bitty Kitty cat shelter, reading and watching scary movies with her cat, Binx. 

Compassion Endodontics Staff Picture

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MEET OUR DENTAL THERAPY DOG

Eddie

Studies show that therapy dogs in dental offices help patients feel more comfortable and less anxious. Starting in April 2021, we are excited to welcome Eddie, the therapy dog, to our practice! 
 
Eddie is a 5 year old yellow Labrador Retriever. Eddie was raised and trained by Canine Companions for Independence service dog organization in Columbus, OH. 

He is currently certified as a “Working Therapy Dog” through Therapy Dogs International. When he’s not going for long walks with his owner, Jim, or chasing tennis balls, Eddie works in the Pet Therapy Program at UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh and visits four senior homes monthly. 
 
If you’d like to meet Eddie, call us to see when he will be visiting the practice! 

COMPASSION IN THE COMMUNITY

“We must learn to regard people less in light of what they do or omit to do and more in the light of what they suffer.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The mission of Compassion Endodontics is to compassionately care for those who are suffering with dental disease and pain. We believe everyone is worthy of compassion. Not only do we want to care for the people that come into our office, but also the community of Reading at large. Therefore, to show compassion to the community, we are partnering with Hope Rescue Mission.

Hope Rescue Mission has been in Reading for over 125 year as a refuge for men struggling with addiction, homelessness and unemployment. Their goal is to shine a light into the lives of those experiencing dark times. They do this by not only providing for physical needs, but for caring for the whole person- spirit, soul and body. They do this with the utmost respect and compassion.

Because Compassion Endodontics and Hope Rescue Mission share the same values, Compassion Endodontics has pledged that for every root canal performed, a man experiencing homelessness is sheltered overnight and fed three meals in an Emergency Shelter Program.