Dr. Lori Cardellino
Originally from Pennsylvania, Dr. Lori Cardellino graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1992 after attending Towson University on a basketball scholarship. In 1993 she began her own state-of-the-art holistic dental practice in Bel Air, Maryland where she was one of the first in the nation to use lasers in dentistry. She sold her practice in 2006 to raise her son, Jacobi, and relocated to Ventura.
Dr. Cardellino is currently enrolled in the School of Integrative Biologic Dental Medicine pursuing her Board Certification in Integrative Biologic Dental Medicine. In addition, in cooperation with the American Naturopathic Medical Association and the American Board of Naturopathic Medicine she will be awarded Board Certified Naturopathic Physicians, "NMD". Dr. Cardellino has attended more than 3,000 hours of advanced education classes (in her 19 years practicing dentistry) since graduating from dental school including courses in biological-holistic dentistry, ozone therapy, homeopathy, acupuncture, biocompatible esthetics, orthodontics, implantology, oral surgery, with an extensive focus on Temporo-Mandibular Dysfunction and pain management.
Her progressive education includes the latest techniques in every form of contemporary cosmetic dentistry, including Full-Mouth Neuromuscular Reconstruction, treatments for neuromuscular occlusion, jaw orthopedics and temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Dr. Cardellino has worked in connection with a network of naturopathic physicians, physicians, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals as a pioneer in the field of Chirodontics. This groundbreaking form of treatment includes a whole-body orientation of health care. She has achieved full certification of the use of BIOPAK, the computerized analysis of TMD symptomology.
She was one of the first dentists in the country certified in using the Invisalign system of invisible braces for orthodontic treatment, as a Premier Provider she has over 300 treated cases. She was one of the first dentist in the country to achieve full Chirodontic accreditation as well as one of the first in the country to be fully accredited by the Academy of Laser Dentistry. She also is board eligible for her Fellowship in orthodontics from the International Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Cardellino is also a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology, Holistic Dental Association, American Association of Integrative Medicine, American Association of Functional Orthodontics, Academy of Laser Dentistry, American Orthodontic Society.