The office staff at New Kensington Dental Associates is a highly credentialed and educated group of employees. Each staff members has x-ray and CPR certification. The staff follows the highest standards imposed by OSHA and HIPAA requirements and are trained each year.
Anthony Cerminara, Jr. DMD received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Cerminara’s academic success in undergrad afforded him early admission into the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he received his dental degree in June of 1988. Following graduation, he was accepted into a 1 year residency program at Pittsburgh’s Montefiore Hospital. In 1996, Dr. Cerminara opened his first dental practice, Summit Dental Associates, in Erie, PA. He later opened his second dental practice, New Kensington Dental Associates, in New Kensington, PA. He has provided dentistry to patients in the Pittsburgh and Erie area for nearly 20 years.
Danielle Burns, RDH comes with an array of dental experience, first working in the field as a Dental Assistant then graduating in 2003 from Westmoreland County Community College with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. Mrs. Burns has been with our office since it opened its doors to the public in 2005. Her vast knowledge and experience has made her a vital part of our daily operations. In addition to her duties as a Hygienist, she also manages and trains New Kensington Dental staff in OSHA Regulations.
Frank Cerminara graduated from Grove City College in 1984 with a Marketing Degree. In addition to his Marketing Degree, Frank successfully completed the Dental Assistant program at Western School before joining our team and is also in charge of all advertising for New Kensington Dental Associates. He has and continues to organize many commercials, billboards and promotions since New Kensington Dental’s inception in 2005.
At the Front Desk
Christie Levett. Christie is the Office Manager of New Kensington Dental Associates. She has been a committed and loyal part of our office team since the very first day the office opened. She has over 15 years experience in the dental field.
Christie is in charge of many aspects of the business including but not limited to: managing the schedule each day, insurance coding and billing, credentialing, and presides over all front desk activity to ensure a smooth and positive experience for our patients. She received her bachelors degree from the University of North Carolina.
Shannon Armitage joined our staff in 2010 with several years experience in the dental field. Shannon will be the first to greet you, check you and your family in, and help you fill out all necessary paperwork correctly so that our Dentists and Hygienist can meet all your dental needs in a safe and efficient manner