Meet the Doctors – Dr. Robert Rizzi Family Dentistry at Cranford

Meet the Doctor

Dr. Robert Rizzi received his dental degree (DMD) from New Jersey Dental School (UMDNJ). He attended college at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he earned his undergraduate degree in 1985. Following dental school, Dr. Rizzi completed a year-long post graduate program in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery at University Hospital (UMDNJ) where he received his fellowship certificate in 1990. He is also a graduate and active alumus of the Dawson Academy for advanced dental studies where he is recognized at the scholar level.

Dr. Rizzi is an active participant and firm believer in organized dentistry and maintains membership in the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, and both Middlesex and Union County Dental Societies.

Additionally, Dr. Rizzi is a member of the Seattle Study Club (Princeton Division), the JAG1 and Dawson Study Clubs. He attends frequent lectures and seminars, often with his entire team to better meet the needs of his patients requiring more complex and sophisticated care.

In his leisure, Dr. Rizzi treasures spending time with family and friends. Fishing and exercise top his list of hobbies. He also loves his time in the kitchen with the children preparing meals especially when it involves preparing the fresh “catch of the day”.

Meet the Team

Donna – Dental Assistant

“I entered the dental field years ago after taking courses at Union County College. Not knowing much about the profession, I learned that I love helping people smile and encouraging them to enjoy good dental health for a lifetime.”

Lynneanne – Dental Assistant

“Five years with Dr. Rizzi, I have been cross trained to assist the doctor and to help in the front office. I have picked up where my mom left off here over 27 years ago.”

Janice – Dental Hygienist

“I have been a dental hygienist for the last 32 years. Four years in a periodontal office and 28 years in a general practice. I pride myself in keeping up with the latest information and techniques. I also take the time to make sure our patients are comfortable, informed, and confident that they are receiving the best care possible.”

Elizabeth (Betty) – Dental Hygienist

Betty has been practicing dental hygiene for 32 years. She is a highly skilled professional whose treatment of your dental needs is a top priority. Betty has a gentle touch and calming approach to apprehensive patients. Her expertise is in the prevention of disease and assuring patients to fully understand their dental needs and treatment. The best part of Betty’s day is seeing a previously nervous patient leave her chair with a smile and a new realization of dentistry.