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Carano Dental Group

Meet the Doctors and Friendly Staff

 Lancaster County Dentist.

Carano Dental Group is always striving to be the best dentists in Lancaster County!  Please take a moment to read about our doctors:

Dr. Frank D. Carano, DDS, FAGDLancaster County Dentist

Dr. Carano especially enjoys cosmetic dentistry by helping people to feel better about their smile. Dr. Carano has been in private practice in Lancaster since 1987. His personal philosophy is to provide the best possible dental care for each patient that is most personally appropriate for that person. 

Distinguished
Career Highlights:

  • A Native of Lancaster, PA
  • Graduated with honors from Temple University
    (Philadelphia)
    B.A. Degree in Psychology
  • Doctorate in Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) – 1982 (Temple
    University)
  • Awarded the distinguished appointment to National Honorary Dental
    Society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon
    .
  • Received recognition for his  academic and clinical achievements by membership in all five honor clubs representing the specialty field of dentistry.
  • Selected for post-graduate residency training at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA. where he was named the “Outstanding Resident of the Year,” and gaining appointment to the hospital staff.
  • Served in the U.S. Navy for four years.
  • Member in good standing with the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, PA Dental Association, Lancaster County Dental Society, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society.
  • In 1989 he was awarded the Prestigious Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry in recognition for his achievements in continuing education, and his dedication to life-long learning to ensure the best possible care for his patients.
Bio:

Dr. Frank D. Carano is a native of Lancaster, PA, where he attended Conestoga Valley High School. He is an honor graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, receiving a B.A. degree in psychology and his D.D.S. degree in 1982. At the time of his graduation from dental school, Dr. Carano was awarded distinguished appointment to the National Honorary Dental Society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon. His academic and clinical achievements were further recognized by membership in all five honor clubs representing the specialty field of dentistry.

Following dental school, Dr. Carano served in the U.S. Navy for four years. He was selected for post-graduate residency training at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA; and ended this year of special study and advanced training by being named the “Outstanding Resident of the Year,” and gaining appointment to the hospital staff. He then received a year of further training in periodontics and prosthetics, (treatment of gum problems) and prosthetic restorations as crowns and dentures.

Dr. Carano carries on his pursuit of excellence by his continued involvement in study clubs, continuing education courses, and memberships in the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, PA Dental Association, Lancaster County Dental Society, and Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honor Society. In 1989 he was awarded the Prestigious Fellowship Award from the Academy of General Dentistry in
recognition for his achievements in continuing education, and his dedication to life-long learning to ensure the best possible care for his patients.

Providing State-Of-The-Art Advanced Dental Care, The Gentle Way to a Beautiful Smile!

Dr. Carano’s passion is dentistry, however, he also enjoys gardening, entertaining and cooking for his family and friends, traveling and staying in good physical shape with yoga and regular exercise. 

Lancaster County DentistAnne Stuccio, DDS, MS

Dr. Stuccio attended the University of Minnesota
and obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. After graduation, she continued her dental training with a Master of Science in Forensic Odontology from the University of British Columbia and then completed the prestigious residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from the University of Pennsylvania. She continues to
focus her continuing education on the newest techniques and advances in cosmetic and implant dentistry.

Distinguished Career Highlights:

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Minnesota Masters of Science in Forensic Odontology from the University of British Columbia
  • Completed the prestigious residency program in  Advanced Education in General Dentistry at University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Stuccio continues to lecture on Forensic Odontology
  • Member of the American Dental Association, Pennsylvania Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Chester and Delaware Counties. 

Dr. Stuccio is a member of the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Chester and Delaware County. She has lectured to a number of groups on various topics in the field of dentistry and is committed to sharing her experiences and expertise to positively impact the lives of those she touches. When Dr. Stuccio is not enhancing smiles, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children in Chester County.

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Marie Kelly, DDS, FAGDLancaster County Dentist

A native of Lancaster, Pa, graduated from Ephrata High school in 1972. Dr. Marie Kelly has been in private practice in Lancaster, Pa and Charlottte,NC since 1987 and has recently joined practice with Dr. Carano and Dr. Stuccio.  Dr. Kelly enjoys working with people to achieve healthy and cosmetically pleasing smiles.  She enjoys helping people who are scared, and likes when she can help someone turn around a difficult dental problem into a happy smile.

Distinguished Career Highlights:

  • A licensed Dental Hygientist  from 1976-1981, returned to school after having
    three children
    Graduated from UNC, Chapel Hill-  BS in Dental Auxiliary Teaching Education in 1983 
  • Graduated from UNC,  Chapel Hill –Doctorate in Dental Surgery ( DDS) in 1987  Awarded the distinguished appointment to the National Honorary Dental Society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon 
  • Completed post graduate  dental residency training  at York Hospital, York PA 
  • Awarded Fellowship Award in Hospital Dentistry and Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry 

 Dr. Kelly is committed to life long continuing education. She believes people should be active participants in acquiring healthy smiles by understanding their problems, how to solve those problems with options that the individual chooses.  In addition to dentistry,  she enjoys art, gardening, reading and playing with her grandchildren.

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Lancaster County DentistPeter Innacola, DDS

Dr. Peter W. Innacola is a Lancaster native, graduating from Manheim Township HS in 2005.  He graduated magna cum laude from University of Pittsburgh in 2009, completing a Bachelor of Science in biology with honors and performed research at the Pitt Dental School.

Next, he attended University of Maryland in Baltimore for dental school, graduating in 2013.  At the University of Maryland, he was a member of the oral surgery and prosthodontic study clubs.  After graduating, he moved back to the area to complete a one year general practice residency at WellSpan York Hospital, Pa.  In his residency, he received training in dental emergencies, treating complex medical histories and general and specialized dentistry, such as periodontics (gum care), endodontics (root canals) and oral surgery.  Dr. Innacola has taken a great interest in oral surgery and implants, learning under specialists.  He continues to focus time and attend additional courses in placing and restoring implants.

Dr Innacola still lives in Lancaster city and enjoys all it has to offer.  Outside of work, Dr. Innacola spends his time staying active and with his family.  He enjoys traveling, reading, golf, hiking and biking on the Susquehanna and Ephrata Trails, snowboarding, playing guitar and watching the Eagles.Lancaster County Dentist

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Our Warm and Knowledgeable Staff

DianneKelly

DianneOffice Manager, who has been with our practice since January 2012

Audrey

AudreyOffice Manager, who has been with our practice since 1993.

SuzanneDental Hygienist and has been part of our team since 1990.

Patricia – Dental Hygienist and has been part of our team since 1991.

Veronica – Dental Assistant, has been part of our team since 1995.

caitlyn

Caitlyn – Dental Assistant, has been part of our team since 2010.

Dan General Manager, Has been
with us since November, 2011.

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As a team of experienced and well-trained dentists and support staff, we strive to provide our patients with the highest professional care for you and your family. As a patient, you will receive innovative and outstanding dental care of the highest caliber in a caring, modern, and professional atmosphere. By entrusting and embracing our dental practice, patients partner with us, expressing a commitment to themselves and a lifetime of superior dental health, with dentists they can trust. Our patients develop relationships with our team based on mutual respect and are ambassadors for our practice.  
As a family of exceptionally trained, compassionate dental professionals.  We are dedicated to delivering superb care, and striving to exceed expectations. For this reason, Carano Dental Group has been named one of Lancaster’s best Dentists.