Enhancing Smiles, Empowering Lives

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South Hills Dental Arts

An Unmatched Caliber Of Dental Care in Pittsburgh

Our Difference

Empowered patients make confident, informed decisions. By educating you about your oral health, we can work together to address your unique dental needs and craft personalized treatments to help you achieve a strong smile that lasts.

At South Hills Dental Arts, our team of world-class dental professionals are constantly striving to provide a caliber of care that our Pittsburgh communities have relied on for decades.

Schedule an appointment today to explore South Hills Dental Arts for yourself.

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We understand that you lead a busy life, so it's our mission to make it easy for you to find exceptional dental care. That's why we have four conveniently located offices throughout Pittsburgh, each led by a team of compassionate dental experts. We look forward to welcoming you to one of our offices soon!

Our Locations

Upper St. Clair

70 Fort Couch Rd. Upper St. Clair, PA 15241
412-924-SHDA (7432)
USC@southhillsdentalarts.com
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Ingram / Crafton

2725 Center St. Pittsburgh, PA 15205
412-924-SHDA (7432)
Ingram@southhillsdentalarts.com
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201 Ohio River Blvd Sewickley, PA 15143
412-924-SHDA (7432)
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807 E. McMurray Rd. Venetia, PA 15367
412-924-SHDA (7432)
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Dr. Johnson

Dr. Karen Johnson

Your Upper St. Clair Dentist

Dr. Johnson completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University before earning her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the prestigious University of Michigan School of Dentistry. She then completed the renowned General Practice Residency program at the Veteran Affairs Hospital in Pittsburgh, where she received exceptional training under the guidance of leading dental experts. Dr. Johnson's advanced training includes crown and bridge, root canal therapy, the pinhole technique, implants, as well as cosmetic and restorative dental treatments.

Dr. Johnson has furthered her education by attending the Pankey Institute, where she studied and treated TMJ and occlusion to provide each patient with long-lasting and functional care. She has also trained with Frank Spear at the Spear Institute in cosmetics and comprehensive restorative dentistry and is a member of the local Spear Study Club.

Recently appointed as a Partner at South Hills Dental Arts, Dr. Johnson now leads alongside Dr. Crandall, ensuring that their patients receive extraordinary care for years to come.

Dr. Steven Crandall

Dr. Steven Crandall

Chief Clinical Advisor

Dr. Crandall graduated from Upper St. Clair High School and completed his BS degree in Pre-Medicine at Pennsylvania State University where he was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honorary Society. He received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine in 1983.

His first practice was opened in Cranberry Township in 1984, followed by his Upper St. Clair location in 1985. In 1990 he received his training for placement of Dental Implants, studying under Dr. Jack Hahn. He then completed course work with Dr. Frank Spears at the Seattle Institute where he trained in cosmetics and complex restorative dentistry. From 1995 through 1999 he attended the Pankey Institute in Florida where he learned in detail about occlusal disease and how the teeth can function in harmony with the jaw joints to help people suffering with Tmj problems.

After years of commuting, he sold his Cranberry office in 2001 and practices solely in his Upper St. Clair location. In his pursuit of excellence, he has continued to take additional course work on complex restorative dentistry in all of it’s aspects. He considers himself to be a lifelong student in the pursuit of excellence. In 2004 he added his certification in providing Invisalign® treatment and Cerec restorations. In 2016 he got certified for Pinhole Rejuvenation.

Dr. Yousef

Dr. Hadil Yousef

Your Upper St. Clair Dentist

Dr. Yousef graduated with high honors from dental school, which led her to be selected for a two-year hospital-based general practice residency program at Western Reserve Health in Ohio. During her residency, she received comprehensive training in a broad range of dental procedures, including pre-prosthetic, bone grafting and implant surgeries, sleep apnea, and cosmetic treatments.

Driven by a desire to provide patients with cutting-edge care, Dr. Yousef went through advanced implant and orthodontics training. This led her to achieve several prestigious accolades, including American Academy of Implant Dentistry Associate Fellowship, the International Association of Orthodontics Active Status, and the Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship. In addition to being a certified Invisalign provider, Dr. Yousef specializes in traditional wire braces and fast braces. Dr. Yousef is well-versed in TMJ, occlusal therapy, and aesthetic dentistry, having received comprehensive training by the Dawson Academy. She is also certified by the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics to offer Botox and dermal fillers.

After practicing in Florida and Ohio, Dr. Yousef and her husband, a native of Upper St. Clair, moved back to their hometown in 2017. Since then, she has been a proud member of the South Hills Dental Arts team.

Outside of work, Dr. Yousef loves to spend time with her husband and three sons, explore new places together, and try new recipes. She is dedicated to serving her community and is eager to provide the best possible dental care to all her patients at South Hills Dental Arts.

Dr. Janusz

Dr. Kim Janusz

Your Ingram Dentist

Dr. Janusz received both her undergraduate degree and her postgraduate dental degree from Indiana University.

Dr. Janusz then stayed to start her dental career in Bloomington, IN. While in Indiana, Dr. Janusz participated in many community outreach programs and numerous continuing education courses to further her expertise in the field of dentistry.

Dr. Janusz has received advanced training in many areas of the dental field including crown and bridge, endodontics, implant, cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Janusz is now happy to be closer to her family and to call Pittsburgh home

Dr. Liu

Dr. Liu

Your McMurray Dentist

Dr. Liu completed her dental degree from Pitt Dental Medicine in 2021, followed by a one-year General Practice Residency at Wellspan York Hospital. She is a compassionate dentist who is dedicated to providing exceptional oral healthcare to patients of all ages.

She believes in taking a comprehensive care approach to dental health, focusing not only on treating dental issues but also on disease prevention and patient education. Dr. Liu is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She completed a master's course at the Advanced Implant Center, and she has experience in treating patients with special needs and disabilities.

Outside of the office, Dr. Liu enjoys participating in dental outreach programs such as Mission of Mercy to donate her time and expertise to underserved communities. She also likes to spend time with her husband and her puppy, Charlie. Besides English, she is fluent in speaking Mandarin and Cantonese.

See What Patients Are Saying

As someone who’s never really had dental issues, SHDA really helped when I finally did. I think that for anyone who’s nervous about the dentist, this is definitely the place to go.

Jaclyn H.

Every appointment has been extremely pleasant. Even my 4 hour root canal! So professional. So thorough. Everyone on staff is so compassionate and dedicated to providing the best experience.

Nolan S.

The staff is amazing! So down to earth and personable. They make you feel right at home. They take a personalized approach to your needs and I'd recommend them to anyone!

Brooke W.

The team at SHDA makes going to the dentist easy. They are a friendly group of people who make you feel comfortable! The dentists and team are highly skilled. I would recommend SHDA to anyone!

Michelle Y.

Everyone is friendly, upbeat, and professional from your first phone call all through your appointment. I found it refreshing and it made a real difference. My doctor was very clear in describing what she could do and options before during and afterward. She had state-of-the-art equipment and highly skilled staff. Excellent from beginning to end.

Michele F.

I’ve been a patient with South Hills Dental Arts over 2 years now. They have a top notch technology, extremely professional team and rockstar doctors and hygienists! They always explain and show everything in detail.

Andrey S.

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Our Suite of Services

Full Mouth Reconstruction

Full-Mouth Reconstruction

If you are struggling with severe dental trauma or multiple missing teeth, South Hills Dental Arts is right by your side to guide you back to thriving oral health.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

When you amplify your smile, your confidence gets a boost, too. Treat yourself to our wide variety of personalized cosmetic procedures.

Dental Implants

Dental Implants

Missing a few teeth? We've got you covered with expertly-crafted dental. Your South Hills Dental Arts doctor will partner with you restore your smile back to its durable, beautiful form.

TMJ Treatment

TMJ Treatment

If jaw pain is getting in the way of your day-to-day life, South Hills Dental Arts is here to help. Our dentists specialize in minimally-invasive treatments that can give you the relief you’ve been looking for.

General Dentistry

Preventive Dentistry

By taking a global, comprehensive approach to your oral health, we’re able to set your smile and whole-body wellness up for long-term success.

Botox & Fillers

Botox & Fillers

Whether you’re looking to smooth fine lines, alleviate jaw pain, or enhance your overall aesthetics, our team of experts can deliver your desired results.

An Elevated Experience Awaits

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