Mission Statement

Here at Drosinski Dental we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care, in a comfortable, caring environment with compassion and understanding. Our experienced team uses the latest technology and training to provide a lifetime of smiles to you and your family.

About Us

Drosinski Dental was founded by Dr. Joellen Drosinski in 2016, when she purchased the practice, at 1439 Wyoming Avenue, from Dr. Howard Wimmer. This practice has a long history of providing exceptional dental care with a compassion and enthusiasm for restoring dental health in a comfortable environment since 1988.

Joellen Drosinski, DDS

Dr. Drosinski is a 1994 graduate of West Scranton Junior High School. She then attended the University of Pittsburgh where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy in 1999. Her dental education was completed at Howard University College of Dentistry.

Dr. Drosinski is an active member of the Academy of General Dentists, the American Dental Association, the Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Scranton District Dental Society. She believes strongly in continuing her training and education through these organizations, to provide her patients with the newest and most advanced techniques in dentistry.

Dr. Joellen Drosinski resides in Moscow, with her husband, Rick, their son, Anthony, and their daughter, Mira. She enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her children and family.

Elise Castanzo, RDH

Elise has 12 years of clinical experience as a dental hygienist. She is a graduate of Scranton High School and continued her education at Luzerne County Community College where she earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science. Upon graduation, she relocated to Philadelphia for 8 years and then Denver, CO for 2 years before moving back to the Scranton area to be closer to her family.

She resides in South Scranton and enjoys bike riding on the Heritage Trail and spending time with her niece, Lainey.

Rina Jimenez, DA

Rina joined Drosinski Dental in 2020 – her first year as a dental assistant in the dental field. She has a background in the nursing field as a CNA, EKG, and phlebotomy technician. Prior to her experience in the healthcare field, Rina spent eight years as an early childhood educator – working with children from ages 6-12.

Rina moved from New York to Pennsylvania 11 years ago and currently resides here with her two sons, aged 14 and 17. She enjoys spending all her free time with them.

Kayla Mack, RDH

Kayla has six years of dental hygiene experience. She is a graduate of Lakeland High School and continued her education at Fortis Institute in Scranton to earn an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene.

Kayla resides in Scranton with her fiancé, Marcus, and their son, Callen. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and travelling whenever she gets the chance.

Christine Ayres, DA

Chris has been in the dental field for 29 years. She began her dental career as a Dental Lab Tech before she grew into her role as an exceptional Dental Assistant. Chris enjoys every minute of her profession and is passionate about keeping up on all the latest in dental trends.

She grew up in Scott Township, then left the area where she lived in Las Vegas with her 2 beautiful daughters and granddaughter. Chris recently moved back to Newton Ransom with her boyfriend and his 4 crazy daughters.

When she is not working, she enjoy every day for what it is and live life to the fullest with a laugh and spirit that is as bright as her smile.

Jocelyn Valencia, Financial Coordinator

Jocelyn was born and raised in Florida, but moved to Scranton, Pennsylvania at a young age. She has a background in the medical field and started working in the dental field because she has a passion for helping people. Jocelyn is bilingual in English and Spanish.

She resides with her husband in Scranton. Family means everything to her and when she is not spending time with them, she enjoys traveling, eating out, and shopping.

Rick Drosinski

Practice Administrator

Rick graduated from Dunmore High School and earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Johnson College. He resides in Moscow with his wife, Dr. Joellen and their two children, Anthony and Mira. He enjoys spending time outdoors skiing, hiking, biking, swimming, running, golf and spending time with family and friends.