Dr. Dane Avondoglio grew up in northwest NJ. He graduated from the University of Richmond and before starting dental school, he was a cancer research biologist at the National Cancer Institute where he published two papers. He also received a Master of Science degree at UMDNJ in biomedical sciences and was a middle school math and English teacher. Upon graduating Rutgers School of Dental Medicine with Dean’s list distinction and awards in implant dentistry, he completed a one year residency at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC. There he increased his exposure and skillset, doing everything from smile makeovers to advanced implant surgeries.
Well-trained in all aspects of dentistry from his residency, he knew investing in himself through continuing education would be a top priority. Dr. Dane is currently studying at the Kois Center in Seattle, working through the comprehensive curriculum. He is also working on achieving accredited status from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Dane has already received his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry - for which he passed a written examination and completed over 500 hours of contributing education. After two years of private practice in northern NJ and the last year in the Cincinnati area, Dr. Dane is excited to join the team at Anderson Smile Center. In his free time, Dr. Dane enjoys skiing, golfing, and cooking, and spending time with his wife, family, and friends.
Lori has been with us since 2004. Starting out as Chairside Assistant and then moving to the Front Desk/Office Manager position gives her a lot of experience in the office. She will be the friendly face that will be greeting you upon arrival for your appointment and also will be there to answer any insurance/billing questions you might have. She, along with the other staff, work hard to make your dental experience a pleasant one right from the very first phone call.
Karen joined our team in 2017. She brings with her 30 years of experience in the dental field. Her past experience is in the field of cosmetic dentistry and dental office management. Karen adds a bubbily flair to our staff. Her warm and friendly personality is a comfort to our staff and most definitely to our patients.
Gina is a full time hygienist at our office. She graduated from Shawnee State University and has been with us since 2002. Her caring touch makes her excellent at her job. She stays busy with her 4 beautiful daughters.