About Your Dentist

Thomas Lane, DMD

"A smile is the universal welcome"- Max Eastman

My Mission

“To provide my patients with the highest quality of dental care in a comfortable and welcoming environment.” 


Medical and Surgical Practice Residency
Jackson Memorial Hospital and Veterans Administration – Jackson, MS 

Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry
University of Florida College of Dentistry – Gainesville, FL 

Bachelor of Science
Tulane University – New Orleans, LA  

Dr. Lane was one of the top five graduates in his dental school class. A Florida native, Dr. Lane has been in practice locally for over 25 years, specializing in general and cosmetic dentistry with a focus on comprehensive reconstructive care.  

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Lane is an active member in American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Atlantic Coast Dental Association, Sigma XI, Delta Tau Delta, Broward County Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration and Seattle Study Club. Dr. Lane serves as Board Member for the National Foundation for Dentistry for the Handicapped/Dental Lifeline Network. 


Darren R. Pike, DMD, MS

"Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful." - Thich Nhat Hanh 

My Mission

"To improve my patients' health by providing comprehensive, ethical, personalized dental care. My top priority is to understand each patient's unique needs and health goals in order to create a comfortable, safe experience that meets their needs and exceeds their expectations."


Doctorate of Dental Medicine
Nova Southeastern University – Davie, FL

Bachelor of Science and Master of Science
University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Pike is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, as well as a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Florida Association of Periodontology and Academy of Ossointegration. He received a post-graduate certificate in periodontics from Nova Southeastern University. 

Professional Excellence

Dr. Pike is a highly-trained and skilled Periodontist, performing all surgical aspects of implant dentistry and periodontics. Dr. Pike was raised in Coral Springs, Florida, and graduated from the University of Florida with both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Dr. Pike earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Nova Southeastern University, graduating at the top of his class. Dr. Pike was the only recipient in his class to receive an award and scholarship for his educational excellence and outstanding achievement in implant dentistry. He continued his education at Nova Southeastern University for an additional three years of specialty training in periodontology.

Throughout his residency, Dr. Pike held the position as a clinical teacher for dental students at Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine. He has lectured for the Florida Academy of Periodontists and is currently a clinical advisor for NEOSS, Inc. Dr. Pike has been trained by some of the country's leading implant and periodontal specialists. He has successfully completed research in the fields of periodontal laser therapy and bone regeneration.

Life & Hobbies

In his free time, Dr. Pike enjoys boating, traveling and spending time with family and friends. He and his wife, who is a pediatric dentist in Boca Raton, have two daughters together.

Karen Cianflone, Licensed Facial Specialist

Coral Ridge Dental Arts is proud to have Licensed Facial Specialist and Certified Permanent Makeup Artist, Karen Cianflone in our office. 

As the owner and sole practitioner of Attentively Yours, Karen brings her diverse experience, advanced training and natural talents to all the services that she offers. She comes to Coral Ridge Dental Arts from years in the medical field and nurturing disciplines, including seven years spent as a chair-side dental assistant. In that position, she was responsible for OSHA compliance and staff training in the areas of disinfection and sterilization. She has also previously served as a paramedical esthetician in the office of a local, board-certified plastic surgeon. In this role, she was responsible for patient education, pre- and post-operative treatment plans, chemical resurfacing, camouflage makeup, lymphatic drainage, and microdermabrasion. Karen continues her affiliation with medical practitioners in her own private practice.

Beyond her state-required training for licensure, Karen stays on top of the latest techniques and technologies in skincare development, far exceeding the state's requirements for ongoing education. Karen enjoys sharing her knowledge with her clients, who benefit not only from her treatment but from the education they receive during their appointment.

Karen's facial clients can expect a calming touch and comfortable atmosphere. Her permanent makeup clients will benefit from her clinical skills, knowledge of facial tissue, and creative talent. You can rest assured that you are in capable hands with any service you might choose to receive from Karen.