Dr. Frank is a graduate of Emory University ‘87 and The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine ‘91. He completed a residency at the VA Medical Center in Albany. Dr. Frank’s education has not stopped there. Since his residency, he has attended hundreds of hours of continuing education and will continue to do so in order to provide his patients with optimum care. He has two beautiful sons, Zachary and Nicholas. When not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Frank and his family enjoy football and traveling.
Ann Marie has been with our practice since 2006. She is a very hardworking and qualified hygienist who is very passionate about her profession. She is very focused on health and wellness. She is currently studying functional nutrition and medicine to obtain a certification as a functional nutrition counselor CFNC. Ann Marie is blessed with her husband Kent and two beautiful children, Alex and Andrea. When not working, Ann Marie enjoys cooking, gardening and decorating.
Katie began her career in dental hygiene in 2010 after graduating from the HVCC Dental Hygiene Program. Later in her career, Katie attended a continuing education course that really made her rethink her approach to dental hygiene. Shortly after joining the Albany Smiles team, Katie was able to learn more about the world of Airway Health and became a Myofunctional Therapist. Katie’s training was completed with the International Association of Orofacial Myology as well as the MyoMentor group of The Breathe Institute and is a Member of the International Association of Airway Hygienists. Katie takes a fun and functional approach to her Myo and Hygiene patients with an emphasis on education. In 2015 Katie married her now husband, Nick. Outside of work, Katie enjoys getting creative in the kitchen and caring for her tropical house plants and 4 cats.
Lauren has always been passionate about dental hygiene. She graduated top in her class with the “President’s Award for Excellence” at SUNY Orange. She likes educating her patients so they are in their best health and have the knowledge to maintain it. Lauren strives to make connections with her patients and make them as comfortable as possible. Outside of the office Lauren enjoys spending time at the beach and being with her family.
Missy has been a dental assistant for over 25 years. She loves the challenges and the excitement that are involved in the dental field. Meeting and caring for the patients needs and making sure they leave with a smile on their face brings her great satisfaction! When she’s not at the office, Missy enjoys spending time with my husband Jeremy, their daughter Gabby, beloved dogs Bugsy and Freya and her kitties Rambo and Ashley. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, working in her yard, traveling, going to concerts, and of course shopping!
Kaleigh has been in the dental field for 15 years with both dental assisting and practice management experience. She received her dental assistant certification in 2011. She is passionate about ensuring that patients receive the best experience possible. Kaleigh also started a local study group specifically for dental office managers to enhance their careers and have access to superior continuing education on a local platform. Outside of the office Kaleigh loves entertaining, traveling and spending time with her husband and dog.
Rose has worked in the dental field since 1990. She has a great deal of knowledge and experience, at the front desk, to help you with all of your scheduling, insurance and financial needs. Rose has been happily married to her husband Dave since 1987. They have two children Alyssa and Matthew. They enjoy camping and boating with family and friends.