Meet the doctor

Francesca DeRose D.D.S.

Dr. Francesca DeRose concentrates her practice on a conservative approach to restorative and cosmetic dentistry for adults. She is a graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry, and has extensive experience in restorative and cosmetic dentistry - much to the acclaim of many happy patients. Dr. Francesca DeRose is past President of the Racine Dental Association, has served in representative positions with both the Wisconsin Dental Association and the American Dental Association. She served on the ADA's Council on Dental Benefits to improve insurance claim processing and is a part-time faculty member at Marquette University School of Dentistry.
She enjoys working with her daughter, Dr. Maria Barnes at DeRose Dental in Racine, Wisconsin and is very proud that both of her daughters graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry and continue to carry on the family tradition of providing excellent dental care services.

Maria Barnes D.D.S.

Dr. Maria Barnes grew up in the Kenosha/Racine area and graduated from Mary D Bradford High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Wisconsin Madison and then went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Marquette University School of Dentistry, where she also served as Class President. Dr. Maria Barnes practices with her mother, Dr. Francesca, where she enjoys continuing the 3rd generation of DeRose Dental in Racine, Wisconsin. She feels extremely grateful and excited to be back providing dental care to the communities where she grew up.
Dr. Barnes is member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association and Racine Dental Association where she is currently serving as the Newsletter Editor for Racine, Kenosha, and Burlington. Dr. Barnes also participates in a Spear Institute Study Club that provides continuing dental education for dentists that are dedicated to the pursuit of clinical excellence in their field.
Outside of the dental office, Dr. Maria Barnes enjoys being involved in the community through the YMCA and Optimist club. Whenever she has a free weekend you will find her enjoying the many state parks and natural areas that Wisconsin has to offer.

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Racine, WI Office

5439 Durand Avenue Suite 215, Racine, WI 53406

Email: [email protected]

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Office Hours

  • Monday12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • ThursdayClosed
  • Friday8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • SaturdayBy appointments only.
  • SundayClosed