Dr. Siegel had been practicing in Columbus Ohio for over thirty years. In December of 2015, he retook the Dental Board Exam in order to obtain his Florida licensure. He and his wife Danielle then opened their dream practice in Marco Island, Florida.
Dr. Rick Siegel graduated from the College of Wooster in 1981 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. While there, he wrote an independent study thesis on Biofeedback. Since then, he has become a Certified Heartmath Practitioner as well as a Certified Heartmath Trainer, focusing on resilience-building and stress reduction. Dr.Siegel earned these certificates from the Heartmath Institute and has written articles on Stress Reduction for Dentists as well as Techniques for Handling Patients Needle Anxiety. Dr. Siegel is currently utilizing Heartmath techniques with athletes to build resilience and decision-making during competition, as well as faster reaction times, with high school and college wrestlers. He has been selected to be a keynote speaker for the 2017 national meeting in September in Salt Lake City for the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health, where hell be speaking on the groundbreaking topic of psychophysiology. This relatively new field explores how the bodys physiology is affected by emotions and helps professionals assist their patients in building excellent health and understanding their bodies.
In 1985, Dr. Siegel graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (former faculty since 2012), Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, as well as a Fellow Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has extensive continuing education in Full Mouth Reconstruction, Laser Dentistry, Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Botox and Dermal Fillers, and spends a significant amount of his time treating patients with TMD and Orofacial pain. Dr. Siegel trains the dentists of America on how to properly perform Botox treatments. He is pictured here at the 2014 Annual Session of the American Dental Association in San Antonio, TX.
Dr. Siegel practiced in Columbus, OH for 31 years and is delighted to have now opened his dream practice right here on Marco Island. In his spare time, Dr. Siegel enjoys spending time in the outdoors and fishing.
Danielle was our incredible office manager. She was wholly invested in building and managing a patient-oriented, elevated practice and was an authority on insurance coding and claims. Her more than 20 years of experience as an office manager made her the go-to team member for patients and staff members alike. Danielle played a key role in our former practice in Columbus, Ohio and only became more indispensable with the opening of our Marco Island office. Danielles move to Marco Island alongside her husband, Dr. Siegel, was a lifelong dream and she was delighted to establish a new dental community in this warm and welcoming environment. Danielle will always be the heart and soul of our practice. Although she is no longer with us, her influence and impact will never fade. She truly loved every day in the office and we will miss her dearly. Her warmth and understanding made our staff feel respected and appreciated, and our patients right at home from the moment they stepped through our door. Rest in peace, Danielle.
Jeanette joined the Siegel dental team in March of 2017. With an extensive background in Management and business operations, she was a natural fit in the office. Since finding her love for the dental field she also earned her certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) and radiology certificate at South Florida Dental School.
As our liaison to dental treatment and patient care, she assists in reviewing and explaining patients treatment navigation and finances. Jeanette will help coordinate and explain any concerns about insurance issues. Jeanette is friendly, compassionate and a caring person. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. Jeanette will gladly help you navigate through any dental issues. Jeanette will encourage you to ask questions, so that we may choose the treatment that is best for you. Jeanettes ultimate goal is for every patient to have a wonderful dental experience and enjoy coming into our office.
Originally from Maine, Keri relocated to southwest Florida in 2004. She has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1994, and is certified by the Florida Department of Health Board of Dentistry to administer local anesthetic. She has been a dental hygienist at Siegel Dental since January 2019. Keri is very passionate in helpful each patient achieve their dental needs and goals. Keris expertise and dedication are top priorities and evident in the care she delivers. Keri believes consistency and continuity are key in obtaining optimum oral health. She strives to ensure absolute comfort for each and every patient!