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Frank J. Varanelli, DDS - Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. Our Hygienists are leaders in their class and will help educate you in what is required to maintain excellent oral health. Dyan and Denise, our dental assistants, have your comfort and care at the top of their minds as they assist Dr. Varanelli in making your dental visit a pleasant experience.
The Front Office staff have extensive experience in treatment planning, scheduling and insurance programs and are here to assist you in understanding your treatment and treatment plans and what the costs will be to you whether or not you have an insurance plan in which we participate. The staff is always ready to answer any questions you may have and assist you in getting the most from your dental plan and the best care that is available.
Our Practice Manager, Liz, has over thirty years of Dental Care experience and management and her primary goal is to see that our patients receive the best, most comfortable care possible. If you have any issue with your care or the financial aspects of your account, Liz will be more than glad to assist you in resolving the issues.
We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs.  As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication.  Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us....

Elizabeth "Liz" Whitacre

Office Manager, Treatment Coordinator

Liz brings over 30 years of dental experience to the practice. During those years, she has served as a Dental Surgical Assistant, Treatment Coordinator and Office Manager. Liz is more than happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your dental care.
Liz resides in Winchester with her wonderful husband, Ron. She has 4 beautiful daughters and 5 grandchildren. Liz enjoys gardening, caring for her menagerie of animals, riding her motorcycle and spending time with her family and friends.

Ashley Mallow


Ashley graduated from Allegany College of Maryland with an Associate’s Degree in

Applied Science specializing in Dental Hygiene. Ashley brings her knowledge and expertise to the practice. Ashley is very patient oriented. Her primary goal is to provide you with the knowledge necessary to maintain great oral health and a beautiful smile.

Ashley enjoys singing, gardening, spending time with her family and friends, and caring for her beloved Dachshund, Oscar.

April Dennis


April graduated from Virginia Western Community College/Lord Fairfax Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science specializing in Dental Hygiene.

Here primary goal is to share her knowledge of dental hygiene to assist you with maintaining great oral health and a beautiful smile.

April enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and two beautiful daughters. She has 2 dogs and 4 cats and loves all kinds of animals. She enjoys being outdoors spending time with her family and friends, and making jewelry with her mom and daughters.