Cosmetic Dentist - Slippery Rock
234 South Main Street
Slippery Rock, PA 16057
(724) 794-2224




              All of our professionals at Allied Dental Group LTD. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay current with the latest developments in dentistry.  The Doctors are all certified in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ALS) and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS).


Dr. Joseph DeFrancesco DMD. - Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. DeFrancesco opened his primary practice in the Bellevue area 28 years ago providing surgical care to the northwest region of Pittsburgh.  His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Pitt's School of Dental Medicine in 1977.  This was followed by  general dentistry internship and a one year Residency in Anesthesiology at Montefiore Hospital of UPMC.  With his completion of a 4 year residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Allegheny General Hospital, he continued a part time teaching position at the hospital for a number of years, lecturing at various venues on a variety of surgery related topics.

Dr. DeFrancesco is a member of the American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the International College of Oral Implantologists and the Society of Osseointegration.  He has earned the respect and admiration of many patients over the years with his sincere sense of compassion, the application of his knowledge, and his confident style of professionalism. 

Born in Italy,  Dr. DeFrancesco has lived in the Pittsburgh area since the age of 8.  He speaks fluent  Italian.                       


Gregory W. Long DMD - Anesthesiologist
Greg Long
Dr. Gregory Long was born and raised in Zelienople, Pennsylvania. He received his BS in Biology and Chemistry from Geneva College in Beaver Falls.  He also played college baseball and ice hockey. He then received his DMD degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1993, and followed this with the completion of an anesthesiology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in 1996. Dr. Long has practiced anesthesiology in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, and Florida since 1996.

Dr. Long enjoys golfing and is an avid fan of professional hockey and football.


Dr. Jeff Borandi DMD - Anesthesiologist
Jeff Borandi
Dr. Jeffrey Borandi was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he also completed a three-year certificate program in Dental Anesthesiology. 

Dr. Borandi currently serves as a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Department of Anesthesiology. He is also a member of the American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Borandi is an avid Pittsburgh sports team fan and especially enjoys watching the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins.