great smiles from Steve Fishbaine, DDS
Meet Our Team
As a team of health professionals, we are dedicated to providing you with a gentle, caring dental experience of the highest quality in a comfortable, relaxed and friendly environment. We love what we do, and we're truly focused on what is best for you and how to maintain your smiles for a lifetime. In addition, we are perfectionists. We are proud of our work and want you to be confident and proud of your smile.

Dr. Steven Fishbaine - 
State College Dentist
Dr. Fishbaine received his BS in Biology from Bucknell University in 1979. He attended Temple University Dental School in Philadelphia where he graduated in the top 5th of his class in 1983 with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery. A general practice residency in dentistry followed at the Allentown and Lehigh Valley Hospitals. Dr. Fishbaine began practicing in State College in the summer of 1984 where he has happily resided with his wife, Penni, and his children, Joshua and Arielle. In 1993, Dr. Fishbaine received a Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry and became a member of the Seattle Dental Society's Study Club in State College in 2011.

Dr. Fishbaine is a member of the American Dental Association, and regularly participates in continuing education programs.

Penni Fishbaine is the Office  Manager and Director of Marketing
Penni Fishbaine is the Office Manager and Director of Marketing. She has worked in the office consistently for the last 10 years, and intermittently prior to that. She has been married to Steve (Dr. Fishbaine) for 30 years, and they have two children, Josh and Ari. Penni is a School Board Director for the State College Area School District. She enjoys reading (her book club), working out, and family time.

Alison Laninger is the Administrative Assistant
Alison Laninger, the Office Administrator is the friendly, smiling professional you will see when you enter the office. She grew up in State College, received her BS from Penn State in Art Education, and received her Master's degree in Museum Education. She lived in Austin, TX and near Baltimore MD, before moving back to State College with her husband, Pat, also a State College native. Alison worked as the Assistant Director of Admissions in a nursing home prior to coming here, and has a warm and welcoming personality. She enjoys the Arts, specifically, painting and drawing, and outdoor activities (skiing and hiking).

Connie Jones - Assistant/ Treatment Coordinator
Connie Jones, is a highly experienced and knowledgeable Assistant/ Treatment Coordinator, is one of the original members of Dr. Fishbaine's team. She has worked in the dentistry for 28 years (most of her career has been spent with Dr. Fishbaine) and received her dental assisting education at CPI. Connie is married to Dave. They have two sons, Tony and Brandon, and two beautiful granddaughters. Connie enjoys exercising via Zumba classes, visiting her grandchildren, and she loves chocolate!

Denise Bardell - Assistant/ Treatment Coordinator
Denise Bardell, a very professional and amazing Assistant/ Treatment Coordinator, has been with team Fishbaine for 4 years. She graduated from the YTI Dental Assisting program and is certified in Radiology. Denise is married to Crist, and they have two children, Annalyse (Annie), and Avery. She enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering for her kids' activities, and visiting Disney World.

Amy Bowser - teeth whitening expert and Hygienist
Amy Bowser is our teeth whitening expert and full time Hygienist. Amy is amiable and very conscientious, and she has worked for Dr. Fishbaine for 10 years and in dentistry for 15 years. She graduated from Median School in Pittsburgh for Dental Assisting in 1999, and in 2004 she earned an Associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Allegany College in Cumberland, MD. Amy is married to Jon, and they have a son, TJ. She enjoys snowshoeing, skiing, stand-up paddle boarding, and walking her dog.

Cristy Steward -  Dental Hygienist
Cristy Steward, a dynamic and upbeat Dental Hygienist, has worked for Dr. Fishbaine since 2000. She graduated from Allegany College of Maryland in 2000 with an Associate degree in Dental Hygiene. Cristy is married to Lars, and they have two children, Eli and Ingrid.

Courtney Parson -  Dental Hygienist
Hannah Allen is easygoing, pleasant, and conscientious. Hannah has an Associate degree in Dental Hygiene from Pennsylvania College of Technology (May 2014) and is working on her Bachelor's Degree. She recently married her husband, Clay, and she enjoys reading and walking her puppies, Rocky (a Puggle) and Trigger (a Beagle).

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