About Us - Bayview Dental Associates

Quality Dentistry with a Personalized Touch

Delivering Beautiful, Healthy Smiles Since 1997

If you’re looking for high-quality dental care, with the resources you need to afford treatment, you’ve come to the right place! BayView Dental Associates was founded over two decades ago with the mission to give patients a high-end experience that remained personalized and affordable. In our multiple dental practice locations in the Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice, and St. Petersburg areas, you can enjoy visiting a team of welcoming and experienced dentists that put you first. We offer convenient scheduling, comprehensive services, same-day emergency care, and more, with numerous insurance and financing options to meet all your dental needs. We bring a personalized touch to your dental care—and will truly give you something to smile about! Find out how by reserving your appointment with BayView Dental Associates at one of our office locations on the west coast of Florida.

A High-End Experience for Every Patient

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Expertise and Skill Leading Your Dental Care

Our dentists at BayView Dental Associates have decades of combined experience and continually expand their skills and knowledge through continuing education. We have completed advanced training in all areas of dentistry, including implantology and oral surgery, and are members of both local and national dental associations. More than providing a personalized experience for you, our team strives to keep your dental care at the highest level of quality by incorporating advanced technologies. With this combined expertise and skill, we’re able to provide comprehensive dental services in one location, from routine teeth cleanings to dental implants. Across our many dental office locations in Florida, we maintain this high standard, so you can receive a personalized and superior quality experience, no matter what care you need or where you live! Schedule appointments for you by contacting our dentists at BayView Dental Associates today.

Our Doctors

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Kenneth S. Liszewski, DMD


Kenneth Liszewski, D.M.D., D.I.D.I.A, known by his patients and the BayView team as “Dr. L,” was born in Camden, NJ and grew up in the Philadelphia area. Dr. L. attended Temple University for both undergraduate studies and his Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree, which he received in 1986. Upon completion of his boards, he settled in Sarasota, FL. 

Dr. L stayed on the forefront of dental technology by advancing his education and studying with leaders in implantology, oral surgery and other oral care areas, earning his Fellowship, Mastership and finally his Diplomate status from the International Dental Implant Association in 2015.

Dr. L is highly experienced in all phases of General Dentistry, with a particular focus today on cosmetic and implant dentistry. Dr. L achieves great satisfaction sharing his knowledge and expertise with his associates and solving complex dental problems. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, West Coast District Dental Association and has recently served as President of the Sarasota County Dental Association. 

Dr. Liszewski has over 35 years’ experience and expertise in providing comprehensive, practical dental solutions and exceptional patient experiences.  He and his wife, Stacy, have 7 children and thoroughly enjoy being a part of their active lives.  His hobbies include being an avid golfer, sportsman and multi-instrument rated private pilot.

Lisa Brewer, DMD

Lisa Brewer, D.M.D. was born and raised in the Florida Keys and has resided in Sarasota for 30 years. She is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, where she earned her Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree. 

She has over 40 years of experience in the dental field and strives to provide patients with comprehensive care utilizing modern dentistry techniques and materials. She is certified in Dental Sleep Medicine and Invisalign. She has extensive surgical experience. 

She is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Sarasota County Dental Association, and the International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI) of which she is a Fellow.

Dr. Brewer is committed to helping people achieve beautiful, healthy smiles. 

Her passions include anything outdoors, especially on or in the water, mountain biking, road cycling, triathlon and traveling with friends and family.

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Anthony Castellano, DMD

Dr. Anthony Castellano received his D.M.D. from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry with a Summa Cum Laude distinction. He was also inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Boston College and is originally from Clarks Summit, PA.

Once graduating from dental school, Dr. Castellano started honing his clinical skills, by providing high-quality comprehensive dental services in a private practice located in Philadelphia, PA. Making the move to Florida has been a dream of his for many years. Dr. Castellano is ecstatic to continue his dental career with Bayview Dental Associates. As a member of the American Dental Association, Anthony is always working to stay up to date with the newest/best technology and techniques. His calm demeanor and clinical expertise help gain the confidence of even the most weary of dental patients. His passion for dentistry is undeniable, as is his desire to treat his patients as if they were his own family.

Dr. Castellano is an experienced cosmetic dentist and an Invisalign provider. He has also completed advanced training in dental implant surgery, which allows him to provide all aspects of dental implant treatment for his patients.

Dr. Castellano is recently engaged and a proud pet parent to their Boston Terrier, Banks. Still being fairly new to Sarasota, Anthony likes to take advantage of the year-round sunshine by exploring the water/outdoor activities available here. He welcomes any and all tips on how to best spend his free time in his new home of Sarasota; so please don’t hesitate to share the local inside scoop at your next appointment.

Takashi Dixon, DDS, MBA, MHS

Dr. Takashi Dixon attended National American University in Colorado Springs where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Applied Management. She received her Masters of Business Administration from Tarleton State University. Dr. Dixon moved to Nashville to finish her Masters of Health Sciences degree and to continue to pursue a career in dentistry by earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery from Meharry Medical College, School of Dentistry.

Dr. Dixon’s goal is to deliver the highest-quality dental care utilizing advanced techniques for her patients through the pursuit and commitment of lifelong learning. She enjoys taking continuing education courses and offers a broad variety of dental services including implants, smile makeovers, root canal therapy, crown and bridge, veneers and restorative dentistry. Dr. Dixon is passionate about dentistry and will provide life changing dental care to each and every one of her patients.

When Dr. Dixon isn’t practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends. She loves outdoor activities, especially running and exercising. Dr. Dixon also participates with the Big Brother Big Sister Organization where she commits her time to mentoring the youth. She also donates her time to various local charities.

Professional Memberships:

  • Florida Dental Association
  • West Coast Dental Association
  • American Association for Women Dentist
  • American Association of Implant Dentistry

Elodie Epane, DDS

Dr. Elodie Epane was born and raised in Douala, Cameroon. At eighteen, she moved to the United States and attended University of Houston where she graduated with a B.S in Chemistry and a minor in Biology. Following her undergraduate education, she went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Meharry Medical College. After dental school, Dr. Epane moved to sunny Florida to complete her residency training at NYU Lutheran at LECOM. Dr. Epane currently resides in the Sarasota-Bradenton area to provide the highest quality dental care to the community.

Dr. Epane’s passion for dentistry is a result of her personal experiences as a child in a country with a non-existing dental health care system. She believes that a smile is the beginning of a journey that can have lasting effects. Dr. Epane recognizes that every patient has unique dental goals, experiences and challenges. “It’s important to get to know what each patient’s expectations are so that I can help solve their problems and work within their budget. My patients and I are a team. I educate them and empower them to take control of the care they receive.”

Dr. Epane is exceptionally caring, detail-oriented, and always has the best interests of her patients in mind. It is a priority for her to educate each person on the importance of routine oral health care and her ultimate goal is equipping each patient with a confident smile. Dr. Epane is nitrous oxide certified and is also a certified Invisalign provider. She is also a skilled implant provider. In her free time, Dr. Epane loves to spend time with her six children and husband. Dr. Epane enjoys reading biblical publications, swimming with the family, and traveling.

Additionally, she is a volunteer to a variety of organizations including Better Together as a mentor for fostering families, Grace Community Church in Sarasota, and Hope 4 kids Dental Screening and Education.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
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Meredith Galloway, DMD

Dr. Meredith Galloway was born and raised in Pensacola, Florida. She had extensive orthodontic treatment as a child, which inspired her to pursue a career in dentistry. She attended college at the University of Florida. Dr. Galloway graduated Cum Laude with bachelor’s degrees in Nutrition and Zoology in 2006, and in 2007, she earned her master’s degree in Nutrition from UF. She received her doctorate in dental medicine in 2011 from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale. After dental school, Dr. Galloway moved to Bradenton, Florida, where she met her husband, Kyle, and they married in June of 2015. Their son, Colton, was born in June of 2016 and they welcomed a daughter, Juliana, in July of 2018.

Dr. Galloway prides herself on being an honest and caring dentist and strongly believes in the link between oral health and systemic health. She is skilled in making even the most anxious patient feel comfortable in her chair and she understands the importance of patient education and makes sure to clearly and thoroughly explain all treatment to her patients. She is proficient in crown and bridge work, full and partial dentures, root canals, and extractions.

Dr. Galloway is an avid Florida Gators fan and loves attending the home football games. Her brother and father are also alumni of the University of Florida. In her free time, Dr. Galloway enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

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Elena Kan, DDS, MS


Dr. Elena Kan is a Board Certified Endodontist (ABE). Less than 25% of endodontists hold the prestigious ABE Certification.

Dr. Kan achieved the Certificate in Endodontics and Master of Science degree from the Department of Endodontics 3-year post-doctorate graduate specialty program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Her research during her residency was titled,”Periapical Microsurgery: The Effects of Locally Injected Dexamethasone on Post-Operative Healing”, which studied the effects of steroids on reducing pain and healing time. Her research was published in the industry’s top publication: “Journal of Endodontics”, Volume 42, Number 11, November 2016.

Dr. Kan is licensed to practice in both Florida and North Carolina. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, Florida Endodontic Association and numerous local dental organizations.

She was born in Russia, and attended Omsk Regional Medical College for her degree in dentistry. She practiced general dentistry in Omsk for a decade. Before immigrating to the U.S., she was practicing general dentistry in a dual clinic setting where she was the senior dentist in one of the clinics that employed 11 dentists. Her extensive experience in operative procedures, cosmetic restorations, pediatric and family dentistry gives her a unique perspective as a specialist. Upon immigrating to the U.S. in 2003, she began learning English and the basics of American life. Dr. Kan repeated dental school in the U.S. and graduated from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill with her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS). Afterward, she continued her education to specialize in Endodontics at UNC.

In her spare time, she loves traveling with her husband, Mike. She also enjoys reading, cooking, practicing yoga, and walking on the beach.

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Paola Donaire, DDS

Dr. Paola Donaire believes in providing the best quality dental care in a friendly, comfortable, compassionate, caring, and professional environment. She attended the University of New Orleans and graduated from Louisiana State University’s School of Dentistry in 1998. She continued her studies at Louisiana State University’s School of Dentistry and received a Certificate in Prosthodontics. Following that, she was accepted into a Fellowship program and received a certificate in Esthetic and Implant Restoration from Louisiana State University’s School of Dentistry.

Through this training, Dr. Donaire became proficient in many aspects of dentistry including full mouth rehabilitation, extractions, root canals, crown, bridge, and implant restoration, cosmetic and restorative procedures, dentures and partials. For the last fifteen years, she practiced dentistry in Metaire, Louisiana while serving as part-time clinical faculty at Louisiana State University’s School of Dentistry.

She is fluent in both Spanish and English to better serve patients’ needs. When Dr. Donaire is out of the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ronnie, and her two children, Adrian and Mina. Sharing quality time with her family and friends is a priority. During her leisure time, Dr. Donaire enjoys traveling, reading, and music. She feels blessed to have the opportunity to live in sunny Florida and intends to visit all the beaches in the area. Dr. Donaire is looking forward to meeting you, taking care of your dental needs and forming long-lasting relationships.

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Noel Keyzer, DMD

Dr. Noel Keyzer was born and raised in Germany. She grew up around dentistry as her father is a practicing dentist in Germany. Dr. Keyzer moved to Bradenton, Florida with her mother and sister in 2001. She earned her degree in Biology from Florida International University in Miami and then went on to the University of Florida where she received her Doctorate Degree in dental medicine.

Dr. Keyzer’s passion for dentistry results in a personal commitment to make her patients look and feel their best. She and her team truly believe that every patient is special and deserve to be treated as such. Dr. Keyzer’s values are aligned with BayView Dental’s philosophy of providing lifetime dental care that relates to whole body wellness.

Dr. Keyzer is experienced in cosmetic dentistry, and she is a certified Clear Correct provider. Clear Correct is an invisible teeth aligner system, a discreet alternative to traditional metal braces. Dr. Keyzer is a member of the American Dental Association.

On a personal note, Dr. Keyzer resides in Bradenton with her husband, George, and their two children.

Andres Lazaro, DDS

Dr. Lázaro earned his degree in Biology from the University of Florida in Gainesville and then went on to the Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI where he received his Doctorate Degree in Dental Surgery.

Dr. Lázaro’s goal is to provide advanced and modern dental care in a compassionate and caring approach. He is committed to inspire and enhance the dental experience of his patients and the community by incorporating advanced digital technology with personalized care and individual treatment plans. Dr. Lázaro understands that dental health is a significant part of overall health and he is dedicated to improving his patients’ health one smile at a time. 

Dr. Lázaro is experienced in Cosmetic: Veneers & Bonding, Implants, General & Restorative:
Crown & Bridge, Root Canal Therapy, Partial & Full Dentures and extractions. 

He is a member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and is fluent in English and Spanish.

Jacqueline Lohin, DMD

Dr. Jacqueline Lohin spent the early years of her life in the greater Philadelphia area and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Drexel University. She later graduated Top 10 in her class at LECOM School of Dentistry, in Bradenton, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. Being fond of the warm weather, she decided to stay in Florida where she began practicing and building valued patient relationships. 

Dr. Lohin believes that she can make a difference in patients’ lives by offering each patient an opportunity to be active in their treatment decision process, educating them as to how they can maintain a healthy smile for life and helping patients have not only a healthy mouth but a healthy body. She has great respect for her profession and spends many hours learning about advancements in dental techniques and applying them to her practice. Dr. Lohin is always focusing on new developments in dentistry and being able to provide the very best care to her patients. She loves being able to help each patient overcome their dental fears and anxieties through her comfortable, compassionate approach. Dr. Lohin is a member of the Women’s Dental Society where she participates in activities that support the local community. Dr. Lohin is recently engaged and thrilled to make Sarasota her home to build a family in this community. Her passions include traveling, yoga, and making Sunday gravy while cheering on her Philadelphia Eagles. 

Professional Affiliations:

 Florida Dental Association

Hollie Paschke, DMD

Dr. Hollie attended Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers where she earned her degree in biology and chemistry.  She obtained her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from LECOM School of Dental Medicine and is a Fellow for the Practice of Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Hollie’s scope of dental expertise encompasses all aspects of general, restorative, cosmetic and implant dentistry.  She provides comprehensive care in a gentle, non-judgmental, and compassionate way.  Dr. Hollie takes pride in her work and enjoys educating her patients to help them achieve and maintain good oral health and the smile that they’ve always wanted.

Dr. Hollie takes advantage of ongoing dental education to stay on top of current advancements in dental technology, materials, and procedures.  When she is not treating patients, she can be found chasing her three boys around and spending time with her family.  She enjoys reading, cooking, and endless DIY home projects.

Professional Affiliations:

American Association of Women Dentists
American Dental Association
Florida Dental Association
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Hetvi Patel, DDS

Hetvi Patel, DDS

Dr. Hetvi Patel is a Indian American from New York. She received her Bachelor in Dental Surgery at age 20 and was one of the youngest to graduate in her class with the highest honor. She continued her journey in the field of dentistry by receiving her DDS from University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine with honors. After practicing for a number of years in Houston, Texas, she and her family moved to Sarasota FL. in search of a better quality of life surrounded by best beaches in the United States.

Dr. Patel is currently a prestigious member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and American Dental Association. She truly believes in the strength of learning and growing as a practitioner and more importantly as a care giver. She has made every effort in her tenure as a Clinician to stay up to date with all the modern advancements in the field of Dentistry. She is one of the very few Laser Certified Dentists and an active Invisalign provider. After meeting the team at BayView Dental Associates, she choose to practice here because of a shared belief in providing state of the art, relationship-based, comprehensive care that is tailored to fit into the lives of her patients. Her favorite reward to her service is a happy smile and occasionally her favorite ice cream treat!

In her personal time she loves to picnic on the beach with her lovely daughter and her caring husband. When you meet her, you will find a very cheerful person with a positive attitude towards life. The one thing she absolutely loves about her job is the ability to touch so many lives and making a difference in the community one smile at a time!

Omar Siddiqui, DMD

Dr. Omar Siddiqui was born in Brooklyn, NY. He attended Rutgers University where he graduated with a B.A. in Biology with Honors. Following his undergraduate education, he went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, now known as Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. After dental school, he moved to El Paso, Texas to practice dentistry at a community health center for migrant farm workers for 2 years. He then opened his own private practice for 15 years in El Paso before moving to Florida. Dr. Siddiqui’s passion for dentistry results in a personal commitment to make his patients look and feel their best. He focuses on all aspects of dentistry, especially cosmetic makeovers and implant placement and restoration. He performs all dental procedures utilizing the latest techniques and materials in a comfortable and relaxing setting. “Continuing education and advancements in dental technologies allow me to provide the most streamlined, efficient and comfortable treatment for my patients,” says Dr. Siddiqui. He has extensive knowledge and many years of experience in Oral Surgery, Implants, Periodontal Surgery, and Cosmetic Dentistry. He is also a Certified Invisalign provider. Dr. Siddiqui and his team believe that every patient is special and deserve to be treated as such. His values are aligned with BayView Dental’s philosophy of providing lifetime dental care that relates to whole body wellness.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • West Coast Dental Association
  • Academy of Osseointegration

Mark D. Sokolov, DDS

Dr. Mark D. Sokolov is a graduate of the University of Michigan Dental School. He has been practicing dentistry in Pinellas County since 1989.  Dr. Sokolov provides a full range of comprehensive general, cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Sokolov is committed to affordable, high-quality dental services and he takes great satisfaction in helping his patients maintain optimal oral health.  “My patients are my most important asset, and I strive to develop long-lasting, trusting relationships with all of my patients,” says Dr. Sokolov. “I believe my patients should have as much information as possible in order to make important, informed decisions regarding their oral health and treatment options.”

Dr. Sokolov understands that choosing a dental office is a critical decision for you and your family which is why diagnostic treatment plans are personalized to each patient’s needs and concerns.  Dr. Sokolov is committed to staying on top of the newest and most innovative aspects of dentistry.  He regularly attends continuing education seminars to keep up-to-date on the latest dental technology and hone his skills, enabling him to provide the best care to his patients.

Dr. Sokolov and his wife Debbie have been married since 1988 and have three boys. He enjoys playing and watching all sports, being involved in the community, and spending time with his family.

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Taylor Young, DDS

Dr. Taylor Young was born and raised in Iowa, as such she brings with her that Midwest friendliness as a dedicated general and cosmetic dentist.  She pursued her bachelors degree in Kinesiology and Health at Iowa State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors.  She earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. During her years at the University of Iowa, Dr. Young gained experience in all nine dental specialties, with an emphasis on esthetic and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Young maintains the highest levels of accreditation and takes advantage of ongoing education in both general and cosmetic dentistry.  Her scope of dental expertise encompasses such procedures as crowns, bridges, implant restorations, partial and complete denture services, extractions, Invisalign, restorative fillings, periodontal therapy, and preventive care. 

When you have the opportunity to meet Dr. Young during your next visit, you’ll recognize her dedication to treating patients like members of her own family. “I enjoy getting to know each patient that I treat,” says Dr. Young, “I believe that’s the best way to ensure patients get the highest level of care which they deserve.” She prioritizes building open and authentic relationships with her patients, working with them to manage and maintain a healthy smile. Patients often comment on her calm and caring demeanor, as well as her gentle techniques.

She is an active member of the Pinellas County Dental Association, Florida Dental Association and American Dental Association.  When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Young enjoys playing the piano, keeping up with the latest health and fitness trends, being outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends. 

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