Dental Staff

Get to know the staff at Cipriani Dental Associates.

  • Dr. Pier J. Cipriani
    Newtown PA Dentist

    Cipriani Dental Associates

    Dr. Pier J. Cipriani is a graduate of the University of Scranton (BS, Biology), Seton Hall University (MS, Microbial Immunology), Temple University School of Dentistry (DDS) and post-graduate certification programs at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine (Implant Dentistry), Baylor University (Cosmetic Dentistry) and the International Association for Orthodontics. He was also been on the clinical faculty at Temple University. His most recent certification is in Invisalign orthodontic treatment. He is also actively participates as a clinical investigator with the PEARL Network at New York University School of Dentistry.

    He established a preventive and restorative dental practice in the Newtown area in 1976. His unique background includes developing innovative diagnostic and therapeutic technologies focused on oral cancer and skin cancer. He has consulted extensively with many leading oral care and skin care pharmaceutical companies and managed clinical research projects. He has lectured at professional dental and dermatology meetings and presented research findings for US FDA review.

    He and his wife, Ann, have lived in Newtown since 1976 and are the proud parents of three great children, Michael, David and Tricia.

  • Patrick E. Donnelly, DMD, PhD

    Patrick E Donnelly grew up in northeastern PA and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Scranton with a bachelor degree in chemistry.  He continued to Princeton University where he earned a masters and PhD degree in chemistry, taught undergraduate courses and mentored.  This was followed by an NIH post doctoral fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

    He graduated from the University of Pittsburg School of Dental Medicine, where he received a Dean’s scholarship and earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, while also participating in research projects in advanced dental materials and delivery of dental care.  He was the recipient of several honors and  inducted into the prestigious OKU national dental honor society.  

    Throughout his career he has been the recipient of the highest awards, honors and scholarships and has participated in work that has been published in numerous chemical, medical and dental journals. He is also a co-inventor on several patents.

    His dental areas of interest and expertise are endodontics, prosthodontics and pediatric dentistry.  He has been engaged in community service dental projects.  He and his wife recently moved to Holland, PA. 

  • Joan M. Caine, RDH

    Joan has practiced dental hygiene in Bucks County for over 25 years. She attended East Stroudsburg State College and is a graduate of Temple University School of Dental Hygiene where she was named to the Sigma Phi Alpha National Honor Society. Joan routinely attends continuing education programs including the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies and Mercer Mastery.Joan always shows genuine interest in her patients and forms great relationships that make her seem like a good friend or member of the family.

  • Ann L. Cipriani

    Ann Cipriani is the office receptionist. Ann interacts with patients and helps to deliver a quality experience in the office. She is kind and friendly and will be the first person you meet to welcome you to Cipriani Dental Associates.

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One Saturday per month 8:30 to 12:30