Fran prides herself in having chosen a rewarding and fulfilling profession as a Registered Dental Hygienist. On a daily basis, her mission is to greatly impact each of her patients’ lives by partnering with each one of them to achieve their optimum dental health, while providing them with a 4 Star “Wow” dental experience.
Upon graduation in 1983 from the Dental Assisting Program at UMDNJ in Newark, NJ, Fran began her dental career as a motivated Registered Dental Assistant. She practiced in General Dentistry, Endodontic, and Prosthodontic Specialties with outstanding dentists. Inspired and armed with a purposeful passion for Dentistry, she pursued higher education and graduated in 2003 with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene from UMDNJ. In 2010, Fran further attained her Anesthesia License from UMDNJ.
Fran’s indomitable dedication to deliver exceptional dental care is a powerful force that drives her to consistently master her clinical skills and educate herself to the current standard of care. To accomplish this, she attends numerous continuing education courses on Dental Hygiene, Team Building/Leadership, and Business Management. While taking courses at The Pride Institute, Fran learned valuable Active Listening and Effective Communication skills when interacting with her patients and team members. These skills have had tremendous benefits on Fran’s professional and personal life.
Fran resides in West Orange with her loving husband Charles and her three beautiful children Charlie, Carla, and Noah. She is an accomplished chef and loves to cook and spend quality time with her family. Despite her busy work and home life, Fran does enjoy a monthly Ladies Night Out of fine dining and dancing. To balance her life she enjoys taking time for herself by exercising and reading romance novels. Her greatest pleasure is traveling the world with her family and best friends.