Meet Us


Robert A. Russo, DMD

Dr. Russo is a general, family dentist that has enjoyed practicing dentistry at Dental Associates of Gloucester entering his twentieth year. 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 children, Mia and Sophie, Dylan and newest addition, Vera. 

Jillian Gross, RDH

Jillian recently graduated from the University of New England with a Bachelor Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2022 making her the newest member in the office. Prior to attending college, she worked here doing office work and shadowing. After graduation, she came back to join us as a dental hygienist. She loves being able to educate her patients on the importance of adequate home care leading them to a healthier and happier smile. Her favorite activities include boating in the summers and hiking in the fall and spring. Jillian is a Gloucester native who is excited to be a part of our team. 

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 of overall 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.


Emma Goodwin – Dental Assistant

Emma joined our team in the spring of 2021. She was born on Cape Cod, but grew up mostly in Missouri,  Emma moved to Gloucester five years ago and enjoys spending her free time at the beaches, outdoors and traveling.


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.





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 in 2012 and returned to Dental Associates. She enjoys spending her free time with family, friends, long walks and reconnecting with all that Gloucester is.


Sheila Towle – Front Desk

Sheila joined our practice at the front desk in the fall of 2020.  A Vermont native, she and husband Chris relocated from Maine to Gloucester and enjoy spending time outdoors exploring Cape Ann by foot, bike and kayak.





Cathy Warde – Front Desk

Cathy joined Russo Family Dental in February 2023 with over 20 years of experience in various aspects of dentistry. Cathy specializes in insurance and billing, as well as assisting at the front desk.
Outside of the office, Cathy enjoys running, the beach and spending time with her family. Cathy lives locally with her husband, Chris, and children Julia, Claire and Calvin.