Meet our Professional Dental Team
Dentist, Dr. Kenneth J. Canzoneri
Dr. Canzoneri studied at Loyola Marymount University and then went on to earn his doctorate degree from the Northwestern Dental School. He opened his private practice in Arcadia shortly after and has been serving our patients here ever since! Dr. Canzoneri is passionate about dentistry and dedicated to advancing his practice through continuing education. He has studied with the prestigious Hornbrook Group and is also a graduate of Dr. Bob Lee’s bio-esthetic occlusion program. In addition, Dr. Canzoneri tours the country and lectures on cosmetics and laser dentistry, and he has published several articles in local newspapers.
Currently, Dr. Canzoneri holds membership with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the Southern California Academy of General Dentistry (SCAGD), and the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD). He promotes technological advancement in dentistry through his participation with the World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI), the world’s largest laser dentistry education organization. In addition, he has completed the Mastership requirements with the WCLI, and he resides on the advisory board and certification committee. To administer oral conscious sedation, Dr. Canzoneri is certified and holds membership with DOCS, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation.
The name Canzoneri is an Italian derivative of the word ‘song.’ Dr. Canzoneri has a strong Italian background, though he has lived in Arcadia since the age of three. Dr. Canzoneri and his wife Michela have been married for nearly 30 years, and they have four children– two girls and two boys. Dr. Canzoneri truly loves dentistry, improving smiles, and learning about how teeth work. He is involved in his community through Holy Angels Church as well as the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. He also enjoys surfing and has ridden waves in Hawaii, Costa Rica, Mexico, and California. Other hobbies include planting in his yard, visiting the gym, and spending time with his wife and children.
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."
~ Leo Buscaglia
Terry, Registered Dental Hygienist
Terry has been with our practice for over 17 years! She received her RDH training from Pasadena City College and has 39 years of dental experience overall. Terry loves our close-knit team of professionals and the dedication to excellence each team member exhibits. Her favorite aspect of her work is helping our patients achieve overall health through guidance and education about the importance of oral hygiene. Terry takes great pride in doing her absolute best for every patient that she sees. Terry is married and has two sons and five grandchildren. When Terry’s not at work, she enjoys gardening, watching sports, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
Deanna, Registered Dental Hygienist
Deanna has been with our practice for 15 years. She attended the hygiene school at Pasadena City College, where she received her certification. Deanna loves working in an environment that promotes overall wellbeing through oral hygiene and education. She looks forward to getting to know our patients and helping them develop a lifelong oral health routine. She takes pride in her work and enjoys being surrounded by our team of likeminded individuals. She is also a people person and finds her gifts best used when she is working hard to make every patient happy and healthy. Deanna and her husband have two children that they enjoy watching play soccer and hockey.
Angela, Dental Assistant
Angela received her training from Northwest College, and she has been in the dental field for over nine years. She finds working with a dentist who cares about patients on a personal level very rewarding; she also enjoys working beside our dedicated team as well. Angela assists Dr. Canzoneri in treatment planning and dental procedures. If you have any questions about your treatment, Angela is a great person to ask! Her expertise is far-reaching, and she is happy to educate patients. Outside of work, Angela loves outdoor activities, including bicycling, hiking, and going to the beach. Her favorite television show is I Love Lucy - she's a huge fan! Angela is married and has two children.
"Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose."
~ Kevin Arnold
KC, Registered Dental Assistant
KC joined the dental field about 4 years ago. She finished her RDA program at Citrus College. She enjoys interacting with patients and does her best to make each and every patient’s experience as comfortable as possible. KC loves how Dr. Canzoneri is utilizing new dental technologies into his practice that makes the work place run so smoothly. On her free time. She likes watching TV shows and likes trying new restaurants!
Valerie, Treatment Coordinator
Valerie has been in the dental field for over 20 years with experience in different positions of the dental office. Valerie is our Treatment Coordinator but is also a Registered Dental Assistant who enjoys continuing education. Valerie’s family is her life and when she’s not working hard at the office she’s out and about hiking, swimming and gardening.
Rachel, Treatment Coordinator
Rachel joined the team at Dr. Canzoneri’s office as a Front Office Administrator in January 2016. She began her dental career over 26 years ago and obtained her Dental Assisting licenses at Northwest College in 1990.
Rachel is the friendly face at the front desk when you walk through our doors. She enjoys assisting our patients with discussing your insurance benefits and processing dental claims. She has a bubbly, positive personality, and radiant smile and loves to interact with our patients and make their dental experience as great as possible.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, but especially with her wonderful 3 children and amazing soul mate Marvin as well as going to the movies, spending time at the beach and going dancing!
February Charity Event
Gift From a Patient...Lunch at Paco's