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 and California.  Cathy has three grown children and three beautiful grandsons.


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.


Janet Osmond, RDH

IMG_1947Janet received her Associates of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Forsyth Dental Center in Boston, MA.  She has been a dental hygienist at Dental Associates for 34 years.  During this time, she has provided her patients with consistent, personalized care throughout the years which has enabled her to develop many special bonds with them.  Janet has lived in Rockport all of her life, enjoys boating and camping with her husband, Ozzie, and visiting her favorite spots in Kennebunkport, ME.  Janet has two wonderful sons, Ryan and Derek, who also live on Cape Ann.


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.


Briana Krawczyk – Front Desk / 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.





Jayne Barrett – Dental Assistant

Jayne is one of our dental assistants and front desk receptionists. She joined our team March 2014 after four years in the dental field.  She likes working with patients to get their best aesthetic results with restorative and cosmetic dentistry chairside with Dr. Russo, and is our Zoom Whitening specialist.  Jayne enjoys staying active with hiking and running, and spends her summers boating at Cranes Beach.  Jayne lives in Essex with her husband David and sons Riley and Carter.


Ali Chandronet- Dental Assistant

Ali joined our team in February 2017 as a dental assistant.  She received her certification in dental assisting from DANB in 2002 and advances by learning new techniques with her many continuing education classes.  Ali enjoys the fast paced environment at Dental Associates and loves getting to know her patients.  She is our resident foodie and always has a good restaurant or brewery to report.  Ali lives in Ipswich with her fiance, Scott and dog, Asia.




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.