Dental Staff

All professionals at Tigani Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • James V. Tigani III, D.M.D., P.A.

    James V. Tigani III, D.M.D., P.A., established his practice in 1975, and many of his patients have been with him almost since the beginning. With their confidence in Dr. Tigani's dentistry his patients have been the biggest referral source. Dr. Tigani and his dedicated employees have built a reputation of providing quality dentistry in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. During your visit you will be informed and educated about all your dental needs. The goal of Dr. Tigani is to make each dental visit an enjoyable one. Dr. Tigani is continually taking Continuing Education courses as well as being on the faculty at University of Maryland Dental School to keep abreast of the latest advances in dental technology.

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  • Kristin M. Tigani-Taylor D.D.S.

    Dr. Kristin Tigani-Taylor joined her father's practice in July 2010. As a general dentist, you will find that she is a caring clinician. Dr. Tigani-Taylor listens to your needs and wants to make sure you receive the treatment that is best for you.

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  • Dr. James V. Tigani IV

    Dr. James V. Tigani IV joined the practice as a dental assistant in 2008. He has completed his training as a dentist and joined the staff as a dentist since August 2015.

    Jimmy was born and raised in Delaware. He attended high school at Archmere Academy and received a B.A. in Physics from Villanova University while working at this office during the summer months.

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  • Lorraine H
    Office Manager

    Lorraine is a familiar face in  our practice. She started with the practice as a Dental Assistant and is now our Office Manager. Working 'behind the scenes' she still has an amazing ability to remember little details about our patients that makes them feel right at home. Not only does she manage the practice but she is multi-talented and able to answer questions to all areas of the office. Our team knows that they can turn to Lorraine for support or a 'second hand'. Her pleasant personality is truly missed by our patients but her skills allow our office to function to its fullest. 

  • Lisa D
    Dental Assistant

    Lisa is another familiar face to many patients of our practice. Her caring personality and high level of skill make her an essential part of the office. Lisa goes above and beyond to help our patients understand both the treatment diagnosed and performed. Lisa will make sure that your appointments are a positive experience and makes sure that you receive an exceptional level of care. 

  • Lori F
    Financial Coordinator

    Lori has been with our practice since 2004. She graduated form the Dental Assisting Program at Delcastle Technical High School in 2005. She placed 5th in the Nation at the VICA Skills USA competition for Dental Assisting her senior year. She is one of our main assistants and is very knowledgeable with all aspects of the dental assisting field. Her outgoing personality compliments her experience and skill. 

  • Allison T
    Lab Technician

    Allison graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Delaware in 2001. She originally was a chair-side assistant for her father Dr. James V. Tigani III for four years. She left to pursue a Dental Lab Technology degree in Richmond, VA. In 2007, she graduated from J. Sargeant Reynolds where she graduated first in her class and received an academic tuition scholarship for her last semester. She passed the National Board for Certification in Dental Lab Technology in April 2007. She worked for two commercial labs in Pennsylvania where she was a ceramist and metal finisher. She then rejoined the practice in 2009 as an in-house technician. Allison specializes in adding porcelain to crown and bridge work as well as fabrication of night guards and retainers.

  • Nancy H

    Nancy has been with our office since August 2020. She graduated from hygiene school in 2010.  

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

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8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm


8:30 am-5:00 pm