Meet Your Team

All professionals at Danielle Pannese maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • DR. DANIELLE "DANI" PANNESE

    Dr. Dani recently opened a new Fairfield office that offers leading edge technology coupled with a warm, comfortable atmosphere. She is committed to offering excellent dental care to her patients. Dr. Dani strives to listen to her patients’ dental needs and concerns while putting them at ease with her friendly team and gentle touch.

    Dr. Dani grew up in Trumbull, CT. She attended Lauralton Hall in Milford and then attended Sacred Heart University where she pursued a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Dani graduated from Sacred Heart University and was then accepted into New York University College of Dentistry. She received a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Dani went on to pursue a residency at Danbury Hospital, Yale affiliated, where she furthered her education in didactic and advanced clinical skills including: treatment planning, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, restorative dentistry and special needs dentistry. She has additional hospital knowledge in anesthesia, emergency medicine, operating room settings and primary care. Dr. Dani has completed continuing education courses encompassing many topics including: OSHA, HIPAA, implant restorations, endodontics, cosmetic dentistry (including veneers), pediatric dentistry and restorative dentistry. She is passionate about being able to see and treat a diverse population.

    She has worked in private practice in Danbury and Fairfield. She continues to work part time in a health center servicing the underprivileged in the greater Bridgeport area. One of her passions is treating pediatric patients. She has worked in an elementary school system servicing students in a dental clinic. Dr. Dani was recognized for her service in Give Kids a Smile Day. She continues to educate her team and herself on the latest technological advancements in dentistry and overall holistic health.

    In her free time, Dr. Dani enjoys working out, traveling, cooking and spending time with her husband, family and friends.

  • NILDA RIVERA
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Nilda is a graduate of the University of New Haven and taken continuing education courses in OSHA, oral pathology and mandated reporting. She is also licensed to administer anesthesia.

    In her free time, Nilda enjoys running, reading, couponing, taking her dog for walks, going to the beach and traveling.

  • LAUREN JANOFSKY
    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Lauren graduated from the University of New Haven with an Associates of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She also has a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health. When Lauren is not working, she enjoys participating in Crossfit and cooking classes.

  • BLANCA DROZ
    Dental Assistant/Receptionist

    Blanca graduated from Valley Medical Institute. She is a trained Dental Assistant with X-Ray certification. Blanca has completed continuing education courses in both OSHA and HIPAA.

    Blanca is married to Jose Droz, they have 2 children, Jackie, Abby, and 3 grandchildren, Lexus, Deion and Asia. In her spare time she enjoys reading, arts and crafts and watching classic movies

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Hours of Operation

1100 Kings Highway East, Suite 2E | Fairfield, CT 06825

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

7:30 am-12:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed