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

PRESIDENT / CEO / IDIA DIPLOMATE

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.

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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

BOARD CERTIFIED ENDODONTIST(ABE)

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.

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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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.

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
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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.

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Carina Canizares, DMD

Dentistry is a passion for Dr. Canizares, not a job. Dr. Canizares grew up in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Florida with her focus on Food Science and Human Nutrition. She is a graduate of LECOM School of Dental Medicine in Bradenton, FL.

She has a broad scope of expertise in general dental procedures, however, she especially enjoys cosmetic dentistry. She relishes in reaching optimal oral health for each of her patients that results in an amazing smile! Her meticulous attention and artistic approach to detail allows her to thrive in providing beautiful and superior quality dentistry. “I know that with each patient brings a unique story, previous dental experiences, apprehension and personal goals or needs,” says Dr. Canizares, which is why she provides comprehensive, tailored plans for every patient.  She sees herself as a healer rather than a fixer, and she always has her patients’ best interests in mind.

While some of the treatments are repeated such as crowns, fillings and routine cleanings, no two days, or two challenges, are identical.  Dr. Canizares keeps herself abreast of newer innovations, techniques and technologies by taking courses throughout the year.

Outside dentistry, Dr. Canizares enjoys maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. She runs regularly and seeks diversity in her exercising activities. She is actively involved in her community and enjoys volunteering to provide free dentistry to children.

Professional Memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Pinellas County Dental Association

Ari Levine, DDS

Dr Ari Levine, a 3rd generation dentist, born in Manhattan, recently moved down to the area from NYC. He received his bachelors from at Queens College in New York City double majoring in Biological Neuroscience and chemistry. He is a published author in the research he conducted in the field of Neuroscience. He graduated Dental school from New York University where his grandfather also graduated. He has been trained in Implants and restorative dentistry from his father who taught at New York University’s post-Doctoral implant program as well.

Dr Levine  was attracted to the area by the year-round beautiful weather that has helped him break an 80 on the golf course. Dr Levine also loves to scuba dive and enjoying the beautiful Florida coast.

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.

Singh, DDS

Dr Singh was born in India and moved to the United States with his family at the age of four. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York City and went on to complete his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Stony Brook University with Magna Cum Laude honors. Afterwards, Dr Singh attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at New York University College of Dentistry. Eager to learn more, he then went on to complete his general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx focusing on surgical procedures and placing implants. After completing residency, Dr Singh relocated to sunny Florida with the intent to provide the highest quality of care to his patients.

Dr. Singh’s commitment to dentistry stems from his personal experiences of lack of access to adequate dental care as a child. In high school, he made a resolve within himself to pursue the field of dentistry so he can make an impact in the lives of others and elevate their self-esteem. This passion continued throughout undergraduate university and dental school in which Dr Singh excelled at every level, to finally accomplish his dream of becoming a dentist. Dr. Singh constantly strives for excellence in every patient case and encounter and goes above and beyond in order to win the satisfaction and trust of his patients.

Dr Singh believes strongly in the art of thorough and ethical treatment planning to ensure the best long-term outcomes for his patients. He tirelessly strives to learn more through continuing education courses in an effort to put the best smile on his patients’ faces. Outside of dentistry, Dr Singh likes to play golf with his friends and colleagues, exercise and ride his bike throughout Sarasota, and travel to different places every year.

Hetvi Patel, DDS

Dr. Hetvi Patel is a Indian American from New York. She received her Bachelor in Dental Surgery at an age of 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 number of years in Houston, Texas, her family and she moved to Sarasota FL in search for better quality of life and 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 efforts in her tenure as a Clinician to stay up to date with all the modern advancements in the filed 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 chose to practice here at Stickney 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 services is a happy smile and occasionally her favorite ice cream treat!


Dr. Patel in her personal time, loves to picnic on the beach with her 2 year old lovely daughter and her caring husband. When you meet her, you are going to find a very cheerful person with positive attitude towards life. The one thing she absolutely loves about her job is the ability to touch so many live and making a difference in the community one smile at a time!

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