Meet the Team
Anthony J. Grasso, Jr., DDS
Dr. Grasso is a lifelong resident of the Syracuse New York area. He has been married to Caterina Ranieri Grasso since 1991 and they have three children together, Joseph, Vincent, and Sofia. When not in the office, Dr. Grasso enjoys exercising and competitive international ballroom dancing.
Dr. Grasso is committed to learning about all aspects of dentistry including new advances in dentistry such as Invisalign, cosmetic dentistry and dental implants. Dr. Grasso wants his patients to always feel that when they walk into his dental office, they will be thoroughly cared for and that all their dental needs will be met. Dr. Grasso graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed his dental residency in 1991 at SUNY Health Science Center. He has been in private practice, family dentistry since 1991.
While at SUNY Buffalo, Dr. Grasso was awarded the Victor A. Fumia Award for excellence in fixed prosthodontics. He also received the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award for outstanding ability and interest in the field of pain control.
On days when Dr. Grasso is not in the office, he is at VanDuyn Home and Hospital performing dental therapies on disabled and elderly patients.
Dr. Grasso is a member of the American Dental Association, New York State Dental Society and Onondaga County Dental Society. Dr. Grasso is past president of the Syracuse Dental Seminar.
Angela Carbone is a native of the Liverpool area and has been married forover eleven years to Geoff, who is an associate pastor at a local church. As anassistant for Dr. Grasso, Angela most enjoys the personal interactions with her patients and loves the opportunity to make them feel good about their smiles. In her free time, Angela likes to sing, bake, and work with her youth group at church. She also travels to Hungary each year to work with teens as a part of her mission work.
Jennifer Novak relocated to the Syracuse area with her family in 2002. She has been married to her husband Michael for 30 years. They have two children. With nearly 25 years experience in the dental field, Jennifer is thrilled to join the Grasso team as their office manager. Jennifer takes great pride in her efforts to ensure patient satisfaction. She enjoys traveling, exercising, and spoiling her Granddaughter.
Monica joined our practice shortly after graduating from Broome County Community College. She feels that one of the most important aspects of being a dental hygienist is to stay current with research in the field, in order to be able to share with her patients. Monica is especially interested in the oral-systemic connection. She enjoys being out in nature and also believes in supporting local businesses.