Meet Dr. Arlene Messer and Dr. Anna Belous of Contemporary Dentistry in Rochester, NY. Dentistry with a heart is more than just the name of our website.

Our dentists strongly embrace the philosophy of patient-centered care. We work hard to anticipate and respond to all our patients’ needs, and that requires that we be superbly trained in the full breadth of the latest options for your dental procedures so we can offer them to you. Learn about the training and compassion of our dentists.

Arlene Messer, DDS

One of our dentists, Dr. Messer

Dr. Arlene Messer believes that dental technology should be utilized to improve her patients’ experience, making dental care more efficient, more effective, and more comfortable. To be able to offer her patients the latest technologies in dentistry, Dr. Messer has continued her education at some of the most highly respected training programs in the country, and has worked with some of the most knowledgeable and skilled dental practitioners.

Anna Belous, DDS

Dr. Belous, dentist of Rochester, NYDr. Anna Belous received her bachelor’s degree Cum Laude from the University of Rochester, then received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from SUNY Buffalo. She continued her dental studies at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program, before beginning training in advanced cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry at LVI.

Robert Calcagno, DDS, FADI, FICD

Dr. Calcagno smiling and sitting in a chair

Dr. Calcagno, a born and raised Rochesterian, completed his undergraduate degree from St. John Fisher College before earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the State University of New York in Buffalo in 1978. Dr. Calcagno is a career-long member of the American Dental Association, the New York State Dental Association, and the Monroe County Dental Society.

Alessandro Geminiani, DDS, MS

Dr. Geminiani periodontist in Rochester, NYDr. Alessandro Geminiani is a board-certified periodontist. A periodontist is a recognized specialty in the eyes of the ADA, dedicated to the care and treatment of the gums and bones that surround and support teeth. Among the areas covered by this specialty are gum disease treatment and the placement and maintenance of dental implants.

Dr. Geminiani believes in a holistic approach to dentistry and adheres to the guidelines set forth by the Holistic Dental Association. He uses Ozone Therapy to promote natural healing and uses holistic methods to treat periodontal disease.

Adriana Palacio, DDS

Dr. Adriana Palacio is a native of Rochester, NY.  After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Rochester and a Master of Science degree from Chatham University, she then went on to complete her dental degree at New York University.