All professionals at Dale Frank DDS & Assoc LLC maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the dental field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Lori has a BSDH and is a Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner. With over 20 years of experience in the dental field, she began as an assistant and realized her passion was in hygiene. She loves educating patients, believing preventive dentistry is best and has a direct correlation to a person’s overall health.
Besides working in general practice, Lori has also worked for a pediatric dentist for the last 16 years, including treating those with special needs. In her free time, she loves to try new cuisines, travel, enjoy all the Philly sports teams, and garden. In January, 2020, Lori and Kevin became the proud parents of a daughter, Elise.
Ginine has been practicing as a registered dental hygienist since 1997, after receiving her Associates degree in Dental Hygiene from Harcum College. She joined our practice in 2015, working 2 days a week, while also working in another office, where she has been for 22 years. Volunteering her skills is important to her, as she has been involved with a program providing free sealants to children, has spoken at various school dental health programs, and has worked at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Hospital.
Ginine enjoys spending her non-working time with her husband and son.
Tara graduated from West Virginia University with her BSDH degree in 2016. She joined our office in 2021, working 2 days a week while also working full-time at a pediatric dental office. Her favorite part of being a dental hygienist is getting to know her patients and educating them on their oral health to maximize their overall health. In her free time, she loves cheering on WVU and Philadelphia sports teams and traveling with her husband, Kristopher, and their dog, Beau.
Colleen has been practicing dental hygiene since 1988. Her career began over 35 years ago after completing a dental assisting externship at Temple University and graduating class president from National School of Health Technology. After working as a dental assistant for several years, she pursued an Associates Degree in dental hygiene at Coastal Carolina Community College in North Carolina and was the recipient of the Golden Scaler Award.
In addition to several decades in private practice, Colleen successfully ran her own dental consulting business for 15 years, Perio-Therapeutics & Beyond. She has been published in several dental publications and served on the Board of Trustees for PA Dental Hygienists Association. She also volunteered her time at Sealant Saturday in West Philadelphia and treated patients at Community Volunteers in Medicine in Paoli.
Colleen is currently a clinical trainer teaching other hygienists the skills to confidently use piezoelectric ultrasonic scalers. The center of Colleen’s life is her faith and her 3 children: Bill, Ryan and Danielle.
Dr. Frank, a native Philadelphian, has been in private dental practice in the Abington area since 1984. Prior to that, he served as a Captain in the United States Air Force Dental Corps for three years, including a one-year General Practice Residency. His dental degree is from the Temple University School of Dentistry and he received his BS degree in Mathematics from Drexel University. Dr. Frank is a member of the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, the Montgomery-Bucks Dental Society, and is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He and his wife have a son and a daughter.
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