Dr. Daniel Rizzo, DMD and His Dental Team



When you trust Dr. Rizzo, you also place your trust in his staff that has been with him for every procedure. It is our goal to help every patient achieve the beautiful smile they’ve dreamed of. If you are looking for professionals in Philadelphia, PA who will help you address your dental concerns the right way, we are here for you!

Daniel J. Rizzo, DMD – Dentist

Dr. Rizzo is a graduate of Lower Merion High School, Bucknell University and Temple University School of Dentisry.  After graduation Dr. Rizzo spent five years working in dental offices in and around the Philadelphia area before buying his own office.  He spent 5 years on the faculty of Temple's Dental School teaching students all aspects of clinical dentistry.  Dr. Rizzo has continued his education over the years with concentrations in the field of endodontics, implantology, oral surgery and prosthodontics.

 A life long lover of learning, Dr. Rizzo enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with friends, family and his dog.

Alissa Bloch, RDH, BS – Dental Hygienist 

Alissa is our team’s hygienist. She is a graduate of both Temple University and Community College of Philadelphia for Dental Hygiene. After receiving her bachelor’s degree in Biology, her love of science led her to pursue her career in healthcare. As a member of the Sigma Phi Alpha Honor Society and the completion of CCP’s dental programs, she received a dual license as a Public Health Dental Hygienist with a special permit to administer local anesthesia.

Alissa loves educating her patients in both preventative and restorative dentistry. Her knowledge of all aspects of oral health help provide the outstanding, personalized care she gives to each one of them.

Although Alissa grew up in Roxborough, she currently resides with her husband and son in Delaware County.  Outside of the office, Alissa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, adventures with her son and watching Hallmark and HGTV. 

Beth Cleary – Office Administrator and Dental Assistant 

Beth graduated from John W. Hallahan H.S. in 1985 and began working as a dental assistant for Dr. David Miller. She continued working for The Dental Team when Dr. Daniel Rizzo took over the practice. She is a certified dental assistant as well as the office coordinator. When not at the office she enjoys spending time with her family, 7 grandchildren, and two pugs, Winnie and Liesl.

Henry – Office Mascot 

Henry was born in the spring of 2018 into a litter of miniature dachshunds. After relocating to Philadelphia, Henry has developed a love for sniffing, snuggling and delicious treats. 

Henry is currently working on his Masters in Waiting Room Greeting. He is looking forward to sniffing all patients and mail carriers.