About Us

Dr. Blanche Grube

OWNER

A graduate of Queens College, C.U.N.Y, Blanche Grube received her doctorate from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1982 (now Rutgers University). She holds a second doctorate in Integrative Medicine from Capital University of Integrative Medicine in Washington, D.C. She also received training in conscious sedation at Albert Einstein Hospital, New York and at St. Joseph’s Hospital, New Jersey. To this, she has added extensive training in homeopathy, nutrition, iridology, colon hydrotherapy, neural therapy and acupuncture.

A board certified biological dentist, Dr. Grube is a former President of the International Academy of Biological Dentistry & Medicine (IABDM), and she holds Fellowships from the IABDM, the IAOMT, The Institute of Natural Dentistry, and the Dental Association of Conscious Sedation. A successful businesswoman, she owns Dr. Blanche D. Grube Clinic/Centers for Healing - Scranton, Biocomp Laboratories, DNA Connexions, and Huggins Applied Healing.

Dr. Huguette Duteau

DR. HUGUETTE DUTEAU

IABDM Board Certified Biological Dentist

Dr. Huguette Duteau’s dental practice is built on the foundations of traditional and holistic dentistry. She is a perfect match to work alongside Dr. Grube at Centers for Healing Scranton. Throughout Dr. Huguette’s career she has provided a combination of comprehensive dental care merged with a holistic philosophy. She believes that “The health of the human body is directly related to the health of the mouth. Cavities, infections, toxic or allergy producing filling materials, and misalignment of the teeth or jaw can have far reaching effects throughout the body.”

DR. JOHN GRUBE

OWNER/CHIROPRACTOR

DR. JOHN GRUBE

Owner/Chiropractor

Dr. John Grube has had a heart for healing since he was a young man. He became interested in nutrition while listening to a talk by a nutritionist who spoke of the importance of eating whole foods and staying away from processed foods for better health. This discussion set a new direction for his life back in the ‘70s. Dr. John Grube’s chiropractic practice is located in the same friendly homelike facility as Dr. Blanche’s dental practice. Dr. John brings his expertise in chiropractic and nutrition to the combined practices. Dr. John Grube has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from Queens College in New York City, and he received his chiropractic doctoral degree in 1981. He and Dr. Blanche both received a second doctoral degree in Integrative Medicine from Capital University of Integrative Medicine in Washington, DC. Through these advanced studies, combined with hundreds of hours of continuing education for close to 30 years, Dr. John has amassed quite a set of skills to treat his patients.

Judy

PATIENT COORDINATOR

Judy has been with the practice since 1994 and must complete the impossible daily by trying to manage the appointment book. Judy has acquired an immense amount of knowledge in the field of Holistic Dentistry over the years and can answer almost any question. Most likely she will be the one to answer your call to set up a consultation and do your new patient interview and record taking. Judy is also patient coordinator for Dr. John Grube’s Chiropractic Practice. In that role she schedules patients, coordinates appointments and handles billing & insurance matters.
Judy is married with three grown children and 4 grandchildren. She loves to dance in her spare time. Judy’s friendly nature and easy manner makes her a natural for her job at the front desk and you'll always find her at her post ready to greet you with a smile.

SHELLY VOLINSKY

RDH

I have been involved in dentistry my whole adult life. In the late 80s I started my career as a crown and bridge technologist and became very specialized in my field. In 2007 I went back to school to finish my hygiene license and then in 2010 I graduated from the EFDA Program at Luzerne County Community College to expand my skills.

JILL KOTT

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Jill joined the Centers for Healing team is August 2015. Jill earned an associate's degree in Surgical and Dental Technology is 2010, from McCann School of Business and Technology. Jill enjoys working directly with the patients and loves being able to play a vital role in improving the patient's dental and overall health. Jill is engaged to be married in June 2016 and loves more than anything being a Mom to her two children, Johnny, 3, and Madelyn, 1.

Kendra Louderback

Assistant

Kendra has been with Dr. Blanche Grube and Team since April of 2015, a graduate from Carbondale Area, she also attended Penn State Worthington and McCann School of Business and Technology. Coming in as a dental assistant she has learned many more tasks and duties in the dental field, working with Judy answering patient’s questions and booking appointments, assisting her co-workers and Doctors. Kendra loves to be a team player and learn new skills every day.

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