Meet Us

Robert A. Russo, DMD

Dr. Russo is a general, family dentist that has enjoyed practicing dentistry at Dental Associates of Gloucester over the past twelve years. He earned his dental degree from Tufts University’s School of Dental Medicine in 2003. He completed his undergraduate studies at Boston College in Chestnut Hill. Dr. Russo was born and raised in Peabody, Massachusetts and enjoys staying close to his north shore roots. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society and the North Shore District Society. He is known for his patience and calm demeanor, ensuring his patients are as comfortable as possible. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Anita, their two daughters, Mia and Sophie and son, Dylan. 

Cathy Orlando- Office Manager

Cathy has come back home to Cape Ann by joining Dental Associates in March as our office manager.  She brings over 20 years experience in dental offices and has dedicated herself to learning what is best for policies and procedures to help run a smooth practice.  Cathy likes  working in a family practice environment.  She enjoys the summer at one of Gloucester’s many beaches and traveling especially to spend time with her family in Florida.  Cathy has three grown children and three beautiful grandsons and a granddaughter. 


Anastasia Dimaio, RDH

Anastasia earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England in Portland, ME. Practicing hygiene since 2014, she joined our team in August 2018.  Anastasia’s makes sure to keep patients calm and comfortable throughout cleaning appointments. Anastasia enjoys the summer time and the beach. Anastasia is a Rockport native and recently married her husband, Phil.




Robyn Mills, RDH

IMG_3131Robyn graduated from Westbrook College in Portland, Maine with an Associates in Science as a dental hygiene major.  She is dedicated to providing excellent, pain free care to all her patients.  She continues to learn new techniques to assist her patients in preventative care.  In her free time, Robyn keeps active.  She enjoys boating in Gloucester and hiking and skiing in North Conway with her husband, Ken, and daughters, Ruby and Sophie.


Meghan Taylor, RDH

FullSizeRenderMeghan earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from the University of New England in Portland, ME. Practicing hygiene since 2007, she joined our team in January 2010 after being a patient here since age three.  Meghan’s favorite part of dental hygiene is the relationships that are built with her patients, and the ability to educate them about how preventive care is a key part in long term dental health. She also has experience working with high fear and pediatric patients. Meghan is a Rockport native and lives locally with her husband, Brian, and son, Silas.


Angela Budrow – Front Desk / Dental Assistant

FullSizeRender(1) Angela has more than 30 years working at the front desk and as a dental assistant. She enjoys seeing and working with her patients and co-workers. Angela began her career with Dental Associates with Dr’s Charles Ahern, Marny Williams and Paul Kenyon. She moved to Round Pond Maine and lived there for 24 years where she also worked in the dental field, and raised her two children Matthew and Anna. Angela moved back to Gloucester three years ago and returned to Dental Associates. She enjoys spending her free time with family, friends, long walks and reconnecting with all that Gloucester is.


Shyla Frontiero – Front Desk

Shyla began working at our front desk in 2019.  She has her associates degree in Paralegal Studies from NSCC.  When she is not working, you can find her spending time with her family, walking her dog or playing softball in the local women’s softball league.  Shyla was born and raised in Gloucester and still lives locally with her fiance, Rob, and their son, Robert.




Briana Krawczyk – Dental Assistant

Briana joined our team in 2015 working at the front desk and became a dental assistant licensed with the state shortly thereafter.  In her free time, you can find her enjoying Gloucester’s many beaches, running and experimenting with new recipes.  Briana is a Gloucester native and lives locally with her husband Dan, daughter Emma, and son Ascher.





Kelsey Keough- Dental Assistant

Kelsey joined our team as a dental assistant in 2017. She has been in the dental field since 2014 and enjoys working to restore patient’s smiles in a comforting manner. She is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and received her radiology certification from Tufts.  In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys staying active and enjoys running local 5k’s. Kelsey grew up in Rockport and is excited to be back working in the area. 



Demi Lynch- Dental Assistant

Demi has been a dental assistant since 2014, and has joined our team this year. She is very eager to learn new skills in her profession and has a very calm demeanor.  Demi enjoys working with patients through their dental experience. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends. Demi likes going to the gym, hikes and taking hot yoga.