In Caring Hands
The G&Y team is one of the most specialized and experienced partnerships in the Pittsburgh area. Between the trusted specialties of Dr. Gruendel and Dr. Young in areas of prosthetics, crowns & bridges, implants, cosmetic and more, our specialists deliver simply the most comprehensive dental solutions available – always mercury free. You’ll feel right at home thanks to our kind, courteous and informative service philosophy. Your comfort and confidence is our priority, so we are committed to ensuring your full understanding of the options and ideal treatment plan from moment one. Meet our doctors and make your appointment to see how we can help today!
Dr. John W. Gruendel, Jr.
Dr. John W. Gruendel, Jr. is a 1975 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, with a Certificate of Maxillofacial Prosthetics from the Eye and Ear Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Gruendel currently serves as a clinical instructor and formal lecturer at Allegheny General Hospital, where he maintains an affiliation.
Dr. Gruendel is a past president of the Pennsylvania Prosthodontic Association, Western Pennsylvania Prosthodontic Association, and the East End Dental Society. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, Odontological Society of Western Pennsylvania, and Pittsburgh Dental Research.
Dr. Gruendel has presented several papers to local organizations, including the Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Pittsburgh Dental Research Club. Topics addressed have included oral management of the chemotherapy patient, prosthetic management of the staple bone plate, maxillofacial prosthetics, and dental care of the irradiated head and neck patient.
Dr. Richard M. Boles
Dr. Boles is very pleased to have recently joined the practice of Drs. Werrin and Gruendel. He is a lifelong Pittsburgh Native. After graduating from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School, he devoted his career to his private practice in both the North and South Hills of Pittsburgh for twenty-five years. He is now part of our Dentist Pittsburgh PA team.
Dr. William H. Young
Dr. William H. Young is a lifelong native of Pittsburgh, growing up in Allison Park as the middle of five children. He is a third generation dentist following in the footsteps of his father, Dr. William Young, mother, Dr. Christine Rylands Young, and grandfather, Dr. Robert Rylands. Dr. Young is a graduate of the University of Dayton, where he received his bachelors degree in Pre-Dentistry. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine for his formal dental education.
Dr. Young elected to do an additional year of training at the Pittsburgh VA Hospital in Aspinwall, working with our country’s veterans. He spent this year furthering his skills in all facets of dentistry including crown and bridge, removable prosthetics, periodontics, endodontics, and implant procedures. He is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Pennsylvania Dental Association.
Dr. Young currently resides in the Shadyside area where he enjoys all things Pittsburgh, including sporting events, concerts, and local restaurants. In his free time, he loves golfing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.