Meet Alexandre Balaci, DMD — Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Dr. Alexandre Balaci was raised in Binghamton, NY, and completed his undergraduate studies at Hobart College in Geneva, NY, where he obtained a BS degree in chemistry.
For the first two years after residency, Dr. Balaci was an associate surgeon in Binghamton, NY. Dr. Balaci opened his private practice office in Lebanon, PA, and has continued to participate in the medical and dental communities of Lebanon, Hershey, and Wyomissing in a private practice limited to the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Balaci is a founding partner of Balaci Oral and Facial Surgery, P.C. He is also on staff at Good Samaritan Hospital and St. Joseph’s Medical Center. His clinical interests lie within the fields of facial aesthetics and dental implant reconstruction.
After completing his undergraduate studies at Hobart College in Geneva, NY, he entered dental school at Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dental Medicine in 1983. Upon graduation, Dr. Balaci obtained multiple awards in science and surgery and received a DMD degree.
Completing his training, Dr. Balaci attended a residency program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Hyde Park, NY.
Dr. Balaci is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Society of Dental Anesthesia.
Hobbies & Personal Life
Aside from Dr. Balaci’s professional life, he is an avid tennis player and enjoys time with his wife, Lisa. They are the proud parents of three children: Alexandra, Aydan, and Nicholas.
Learn more about Dr. Balaci’s Oral and Facial Surgery specialty at jawcare.com
Meet Dr. Brianna Lockett
Dr. Lockett has always had a passion for helping others. With a patient-first belief system and a passion for excellence, Dr. Lockett enjoys perfecting her skill set and educating her patients on their oral health to achieve amazing results. She goes the extra mile to understand her patients, explain treatments in detail, and addresses any concerns to ensure they feel as welcome and as comfortable as possible.
Dr. Lockett comes to Balaci Dental Group after practicing general dentistry in Greenville, South Carolina. Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, Dr. Lockett moved to Pennsylvania to be closer to family. She feels honored to serve her local community and offer the most current dental care available. Ultimately, Dr. Lockett believes helping patients achieve a beautiful smile is truly the most rewarding experience.
Dr. Lockett has made great efforts to strive for high scholastic achievement, having received numerous academic honors and even won the state title for Oratorical Interpretation during her junior year at Cardinal Mooney High School. Dr. Lockett graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology from Youngstown State University in 2012. She went on to receive a Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry, graduating in 2016.
Personal Life and Interests
When Dr. Lockett is not perfecting smiles, she enjoys baking, visiting new places, and spending quality time with her family.
Meet Dr. Chang
Dr. Chang was born and raised in Taiwan and has lived in California since he was a teenager. He attended undergrad at the University of California, San Diego, and graduated from Dental School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2018.
Dr. Chang went into dentistry because he was interested in a career in healthcare and participated in a dental clinic program during his undergrad, where he volunteered as a dental assistant and provided free dental service to those in need. After that, Dr. Chang knew he wanted to go into the field of dentistry.
He attended school with Dr. Balaci’s daughter and when he visited Balaci Dental Group, he saw the amount of care that Balaci delivered to his patients. Dr. Chang believes the most rewarding part about being a dentist is being able to help people. He wants patients to know he is approachable, kind, and likes to put them at ease when visiting the practice.