Meet Our Doctors


Daniel C. West, DMD, MAGD, MICOI

Dr. Daniel C. West has been practicing dentistry in the New Holland area since 1982. He received his B.S. degree in Biology, magna cum laude, from Eastern Nazarene College in Boston, MA. He then graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1982. Prior to practicing dentistry, he performed research in anesthesiology at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. Dr. West has published papers in the field of anesthesia/pain control, as well as completing several surgical/hospital rotations. He has been a member of the faculty of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine, where he has taught dental students in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. He has lectured internationally in medical and dental schools in Russia and Ukraine.

Dr. West has been recognized by the American Dental Association for meritorious dental service to the medical community of Russia and Ukraine. The Academy of General Dentistry has awarded him the distinction of “Master”, the highest level of achievement a dentist can attain in the Academy. Additionally, Dr. West is currently the only dentist in Central Pennsylvania to be identified as a Master of the International College of Oral Implantologists. Dr. West is a graduate of the post-doctoral program in Dental Cosmetics and Aesthetics at New York University School of Dental Medicine, taught by the world renowned Dr. Larry Rosenthal, aesthetic dentist. Dr. West has been twice awarded the Outstanding Young Men of America distinction and is named in Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities, Who’s Who in Religion, Who’s Who Among Rising Young Americans, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Science and Technology, and Who’s Who in Business and Technology.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, International College of Oral Implantologists, Academy of General Dentistry, Pennsylvania Dental Association and the Lancaster County Dental Society. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Eastern Nazarene College in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. West is very active in family and church activities. He and his family have resided in Lancaster County for over 30 years.


Alessio Scott, DMD

Dr. Scott has wanted to be a dentist since the 6th grade, when he first got braces.
After earning his bachelor’s degree from Temple University, he attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in pursuit of a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. He then attended Temple University’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry. Upon earning his dental degree, Dr. Scott was selected to be a General Practice Resident at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Philadelphia. 

Dr. Scott’s highest priority is to deliver the best care to each and every one of his patients. His multi-disciplinary residency program taught him everything from preparing and delivering customized treatment plans to advanced training in restorative, removable, endodontics, oral surgery and treatment of complex medical cases.

In his free time, Dr. Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Nichole, and his dog, Charlie. He also loves cycling, hiking and watching the Philadelphia 76ers.