Dr. Christina Ciano, D.M.D.
Dr. Ciano is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist. Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Ciano didn’t have to travel too far to receive her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in Psychology. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.
During dental school, Dr. Ciano discovered her passion for treating children and decided to further her training by completing a residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital. While working in Manhattan, Dr. Ciano stayed true to her Jersey roots and commuted into New York every day on her bicycle!
It was at New York Presbyterian Hospital where Dr. Ciano gained extensive experience in managing the wide array of pediatric dental emergencies as well as treating medically compromised children with extensive dental needs. She focuses her career on keeping up-to-date on the most recent advances in dental technology, dental materials, and techniques in order to provide the best possible care to her patients.
As a bilingual dentist, Dr. Ciano can conduct her appointments in both English and Spanish. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, and the New Jersey Dental Association. She is always expanding on her knowledge of pediatric dentistry by going to continuing education classes many times per year.
She and her husband, Joe, live in Montgomery Township with their three young sons. Away from the office, she can be found enjoying the outdoors by running, riding her bicycle, and skiing as many days as possible when the winter comes around.
Recognition For Dr. Ciano
Congratulations to Dr. Christina Ciano for being voted as New Jersey’s Favorite Kids’ Docs in the New Jersey Family Magazine!
Dr. Ciano was also voted a 2018 Jersey Choice Top Dentist in the New Jersey Magazine!
Dr. Geena Russo, DMD
Dr. Russo is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist and a long-time member of the dental field. She was a dental assistant for ten years while attending high school, college, and dental school.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Russo is a graduate of Queen of Peace High School and attended Montclair State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She continued to dental school where she earned her D.M.D. degree at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. She completed her pediatric specialty training at New York University College of Dentistry and is happy to be back in her home state to practice.
She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. She is always expanding on her knowledge of pediatric dentistry by going to continuing education classes many times per year.
Dr. Russo is involved in many outreach community service projects, most notably volunteering her time to offer dental care to children in Managua, Nicaragua, Poughkeepsie, New York, and Machias, Maine.
In her spare time, Dr. Russo enjoys spending time with her husband and her family and friends. In between patients, you might find her with a book in her hand, so please pass along any of your favorite book recommendations!
Recognition For Dr. Russo
Congratulations to Dr. Geena Russo for being voted a 2018 Jersey Choice Top Dentist in the New Jersey Magazine!
Dr. Devina Shah
Dr. Devina Shah is a board-certified pediatric dentist. She was born and raised in central New Jersey and received her Bachelors of Science degree in Marketing from Washington University in St. Louis. She returned back to the east coast and earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and continued her advanced academic endeavors at Tufts, where she also completed a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry. She practiced in Boston for two years prior to moving back home to New Jersey. During her final year of dental school, Dr. Shah was the recipient of the Jack and Anne Rubin Senior Prize Award in Pediatric Dentistry, an award given to a student who had displayed exceptional outreach to the community, dedicated service to underserved populations, and the intention to pursue pediatric dentistry as a career.
Dr. Shah loves the challenge of treating children’s dental needs while nurturing bonds of trust, confidence, and friendship with them. She has volunteered on several dental outreach trips to the Dominican Republic, Cambodia, and Mexico, where she has provided free pediatric dental care to children with limited access to care. She has also participated in Give Kids A Smile, a national charity event providing free dental care for several years.
In her spare time, Dr. Shah enjoys traveling, photography, baking, and spending time with her friends and family.
Dr. Erin Norris
Dr. Erin is a Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Montgomery native. After graduating from Montgomery High School, she received a Bachelor of Science degree from Bucknell University. Dr. Erin earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and subsequently completed her pediatric residency training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. She is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Erin loves all things Disney and enjoys traveling, painting, and sports. She currently resides with her husband, Stefan, and their dog, Bear.
Dr. Krisha Saxena
“My mission is to provide the best possible dentistry for my young patients and make the dental office a place they love coming to. I strive to treat all my patients with patience, kindness, and a gentle approach.”
Dr. Krisha, Pediatric Dentist, was raised in Central Jersey. She ventured out to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she attended Marquette University and majored in Biomedical Sciences before returning to New Jersey. She graduated from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine—finishing in the top 5% of her class. She then decided to further her education with a general practice residency at Monmouth Medical Center where she focused on the treatment of medically complex patients as well as pediatrics.
After several years in practice, Dr. Krisha realized that she had a passion for caring for children. Her favorite days in the office were when families with young children came in, and she loved helping them realize that coming to the dentist can be fun! She decided to pursue additional training to specialize in pediatrics.
She completed her pediatric residency at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where she served as Co-Chief Resident and was awarded the New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry “Resident of the Year” scholarship.
She is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and New Jersey Dental Association.
When not in the office, Dr. Krisha can usually be found spending time with her family. She also enjoys dancing, Disney, crafts, and organizing! She resides locally with her husband, Samyak, and their two daughters.