Meet the Team


“Dr.Carnicella and her entire staff are absolutely wonderful! They put me sooo at ease! I consider myself blessed and lucky that I chose Dr.Carnicella for my dental needs! She is the best and her staff is amazing! The BEST dental office around!”
Randi Aliquo

Our Team

Our top priority is to treat each patient as an individual, to get to know them personally, and not merely treat them as a chart number or “the next patient.” We promise all our patients the same things: a caring and attentive staff, an enthusiastic manner, and state-of-the-art dental care delivered with exceptional comfort in a friendly atmosphere.

Dr. Nicole Carnicella


Dr. Nicole Carnicella is dedicated to both pursuing clinical excellence and providing a gentle, caring atmosphere for her patients to receive the best today’s dentistry has to offer. After graduating magna cum laude from Muhlenberg College in Allentown with a bachelor’s degree in Biology/English, she earned her dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh.


Dental Hygienist

Connie graduated in 1976 from Allegany College of Maryland. She has been practicing Dental Hygiene for 43 years and has been working 3 days a week with Dr Carnicella for the past 3 years. Connie loves spending time with her family and 4 grandchildren. Along with her husband, Steve she owns and operates “Riffles and Runs B and B”.


Dental Hygienist

Elisa graduated from Pennsylvania State University in May 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 2007 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. I am certified to administer local anesthesia. I am excited to work in the dental field and passionate in helping patients feel good about their smiles along with making their experience in our office a great one! A little bit about me: I am one of eight siblings, I enjoy running outdoors, I am Italian, triple shot of espresso with half and half and I love boxer dogs!


Front Office Coordinator

Hayley graduated from South Hills School of Business and Technology with an Associate’s degree in diagnostic OBGYN Ultrasound. She has been in billing and collections for 8 years now and is enjoying her new career path with Dr. Carnicella. She loves being a mom and spending time with her family, friends and dog.


Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

Liza is a 2002 graduate of West Virginia University. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene and is also licensed to give local anesthetic. Liza is from Bellefonte and really enjoys practicing in her hometown. She has been practicing with Dr. Carnicella for the past 12 years and has just recently started taking an office manager role. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.


Certified Dental Assistant

Patti is the newest member of the team, joining the practice in 2018. She began dental assisting after high school, having attended the inaugural assisting class at Vo-Tech, and has spent most of her career in central PA. There were five years spent working as head assistant in a large Prosthodontic practice in Baltimore which was one of the pioneering practices in dental implants. Married for over forty years, she has a dental hygienist daughter and Air Force fighter pilot son and recently became a grandmother.


Expanded Function Dental Assistant

Vicky graduated from Keystone Technical Institute with an Associate’s Degree in Expanded Function Dental Assisting and became Board Certified in the spring of 2010.

Prior to working with us, Vicky worked at a pediatric dental office in State College for 8 years. In the fall of 2015 she joined our team and truly enjoys working alongside Dr. Carnicella.
Vicky currently lives in Pleasant Gap with her husband and two boys. Her oldest son is currently attending Shippensburg University majoring in Chemistry, and her youngest son is very active in baseball and football at Bellefonte.

Vicky loves spending time with her family, friends and two Great Danes. She
also enjoys playing golf, working out and escaping to the OBX.

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Our Location

212 Kenlee Dr.
Bellefonte, PA 16823

Phone: (814) 355-5254

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