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Meet The Doctors


Richard Edwards, DDS

Dr. Richard Edwards received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Denison University in Ohio.  He continued his studies and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 1985.

He has practiced dentistry in the Hershey area since his graduation in 1985.

He is married to his wife Lynne, who worked for the Hershey Chocolate Company for 30 years.  His two sons Scott and Tim are both Hershey High graduates.

Rich and Lynne both enjoy golf in their spare time.

 


Giana Magaro, DMD

Dr. Giana Magaro is a PA native, born and raised in Hershey. She graduated from Lower Dauphin High School and did her under grad work at West Chester University. She received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Maurice H. Kornberg’s School of Dental Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. After running an office in the Philadelphia area for a year she is excited to fulfill her dream of returning to Hershey, the sweetest place on earth. 

Her focus is to provide the best personalized treatment possible to every patient. Dr. Giana is Invisalign Therapy certified and also received certification through the Advanced Implant education to place dental implants. Due to continuous education and an interest in learning the advances in the dental field Dr. Magaro is able to provide the most up to date care on a variety of procedures including restorations, root canal therapy, crown and bridge and implant restorations and placement. Your comfort, health, and well-being are her first priority.

In her free time, she loves doing ballet, playing piano and cheering on Philly Sports! 

 


John H. Kiessling, DMD FICD

Dr. Kiessling is a native of South Williamsport, PA and moved to Hummelstown as a teenager. He graduated from Lower Dauphin High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Lycoming College. He received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry. Following graduation from Temple he completed one year of residency in general dentistry at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kiessling is a member of Harrisburg Area Dental Society, 5th District Dental Society, Pennsylvania Dental Association, and the American Dental Association. He is a Past President of the Harrisburg Area Dental Society and the 5th District Dental Society. He has been honored to receive the 2011 Cornelius Award presented by Arms Around Communities. He is also a 2012 recipient of the Pennsylvania Dental Association’s Public Service Award. He is heavily involved in volunteer work by providing free dental care to the underserved population through Health Ministries of Christ Lutheran Church Harrisburg.

In his private practice Harrisburg dentist, Dr. Kiessling is committed to developing a long term professional relationship with his patients, one that emphasizes patient comfort and convenience and the highest quality and most up to date dental treatment options. He and his staff have the goal of presenting a plan to patients that allows the patient, working with the professional staff, to maintain or restore the mouth to an optimal state of comfort, function and appearance.

In November, 2015, Dr. Kiessling was recognized by the International College of Dentists. This organization, by thorough peer review process, honors outstanding dentists who have demonstrated an abiding interest and concern for their profession by their devotion and high ethical behavior. This is a significant event in Dr. Kiessling's career as it brings honor to his dental profession and will allow him to add the title F.I.C.D. (Fellow International College of Dentists) as a permanent part of his credentials.

On the personal side, Dr. Kiessling is married to wife Jill with three children, Jake, Greta and Emma. His hobbies are fishing, guitar playing and maintaining a small sheep farm.



Andrew D. Gould, DMD

A native of Hershey, Dr. Gould has been practicing in New Cumberland since 1996 since graduating from the University of Pittsburgh in 1995 and a post-graduate residency program at Baltimore's VA Hospital. Concentrating on the entire patient; Dr. Gould prides himself on offering all facets of dentistry in his modern, recently renovated Olde Towne Family and Sports Dental practice. He is the team dentist for the Hershey Bears, Harrisburg Senators, as well as working with other athletes at the professional and scholastic levels. He has become most well-known for his work with the Maher Mouth Guard in mitigating concussions in today's athlete.  A member of The American Dental Association, the Academy for Sports Dentistry, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, and his local dental society; Dr. Gould considers himself a leader in organized dentistry and has won numerous awards for his philanthropic ways in giving back to the profession he admires.  

Recently, along with John H. Kiessling, Dr. Gould established Crosstown Dental Group, LLC in Palmyra.  Together, he and Dr. Kiessling hope to expand their dental base and knowledge into new territory, which will include the area's first Laser Dental Practice.  These two pioneers also have been consultants on numerous dental clinics established to serving those in need in the Central Pennsylvania Area.
Dr. Gould resides in Hershey with his wife Ami of 20 years, and his two daughters Lydia (17) and Meredith (16).  When not doing the work he loves, Dr. Gould enjoys traveling, hunting, and playing golf.


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