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Your Family Dentist & Orthodontist in Hartford, CT

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Place a call to our Hartford office now to arrange your dental check-up appointment or deal with any dental emergencies. Don’t forget to book your complimentary Invisalign or braces consultation!

Children & Family Dentistry & Braces of Hartford, CT

 

Welcome to Children & Family Dentistry & Braces of Hartford, your premier destination for comprehensive dental care in Hartford, Connecticut. Our dentist, orthodontist and dedicated team specialize in a wide array of services tailored to cater to every member of your family, ensuring optimal oral health and bright smiles for all ages. In this updated overview, we’re excited to highlight three of our key services: Pediatric Dentistry, Invisalign® Orthodontics, and General & Family Dentistry.

Comprehensive Dental Care

Pediatric Dentistry: Understanding the significance of early dental care, we offer specialized services for our youngest patients. From your child’s first visit, we strive to create a welcoming and comforting environment, fostering a positive association with dental health. Our pediatric services, including dental sealants, fluoride treatments, and education on oral hygiene, diet, and nutrition, aim to prevent dental issues and ensure the maintenance of your child’s primary teeth’s health and development.

Invisalign® Orthodontics: For those seeking a discreet and comfortable alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign® offers an innovative solution. Suitable for adolescents and adults alike, this system uses custom-made, clear aligners to gently shift teeth into their desired positions. We’re proud to be equipped with iTero® digital impressions technology, ensuring a precise fit and efficient treatment process. Whether you’re interested in Invisalign® or Invisalign Teen®, our team is here to guide you through your orthodontic journey, ensuring a seamless and effective treatment plan.

General & Family Dentistry: Our practice is committed to serving the entire family with a broad range of dental services. From routine dental cleanings and exams to more complex procedures such as dental crowns, bridges, and root canal therapy, our goal is to address and prevent oral health issues at any age. We emphasize the importance of preventive care, including regular check-ups and cleanings, to maintain your oral health and prevent future complications.

Schedule Your Next Dental Visit

At Children & Family Dentistry & Braces of Hartford, we understand the importance of personalized care. Each visit is an opportunity for us to dedicate our attention fully to understanding and meeting your unique needs. Our team is passionate about providing the highest quality of care, ensuring that every experience with us is as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We invite you to call or visit us today to discover how we can help you and your family achieve and maintain a lifetime of healthy smiles.

Location

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272 Franklin Ave.
Hartford, CT 06114

Phone Number

860-257-4000

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Meet Our Experts

The Team Behind Dentistry and Braces in Hartford

Meet The Experts
Dr. Bennett Galperin

Dr. Bennett Galperin

DMD, MSD Orthodontist

Dr. Harpreet Ahluwalia

Dr. Harpreet Ahluwalia

DDS General Dentist

Dr. Merceleena Correya

Dr. Merceleena Correya

DDS General Dentist

Dr. Yuxiang Lian

Dr. Yuxiang Lian

DMD General Dentist

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Meet the Team at Dentistry and Braces in Hartford

Dr. Bennett Galperin

DMD, MSD Orthodontist

Dr. Bennett Galperin

Dr. Bennet Galperin grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Science Studies from Ramapo College in 2014. In 2018, he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. In 2020, Dr. Galperin received his Certificate in Orthodontics and Master of Science degree in Dentistry from the Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics.

In his free time, Dr. Galperin enjoys playing guitar and hopes to join a band and perform live someday. He also enjoys reading and cooking new recipes. Dr. Galperin strives to enhance the smiles and overall well-being of his patients through a comfortable treatment experience.

Education

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey, Bachelor of Integrated Science Studies (BS), 2014
  • Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), 2018
  • Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics, Orthodontic Residency and Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD), 2020

Volunteer Experience

  • Feeding the homeless and providing dental exams in Boston public schools

Research Experience

  • Undergraduate research on isolating stem cells from dental pulp
  • Orthodontic master’s thesis titled “Differences in Posterior Occlusal Contact Area”

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
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Dr. Harpreet Ahluwalia

DDS General Dentist

Dr. Osses-Abornoz

Harpreet Ahluwalia received her bachelor's in dental surgery from the Government Dental College and Hospital in Patiala, Punjab, India. She went on to obtain a doctorate in dental surgery from New York University's College of Dentistry in 2009. Dr. Ahluwalia then completed a general dentistry residency at Peninsula Hospital Center in Far Rockaway, NY in 2010.

In her free time, Dr. Ahluwalia enjoys exploring new cultures, cuisines, and cities with her husband.

Education

  • Peninsula Hospital Center, Far Rockaway, NY; General Practice Residency, 2010
  • New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY; Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS), 2009
  • Government Dental College and Hospitals, Patiala, Punjab; Bachelor in Dental Surgery, 1997

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
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Dr. Merceleena Correya

DDS General Dentist

Dr. Osses-Abornoz

Dr. Merceleena Correya received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Christian Dental College & Hospital in Ludhiana, India in 2005. She worked as a general dentist in India before immigrating to the United States in 2008. She then obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University’s College of Dentistry in New York City in 2012.

Dr. Correya is actively involved in pursuing continuing education to maintain and improve her abilities to provide current and emerging restorative options for her patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two young children, serving within her church, and the Girl Scouts of America.

Education

  • New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, NY; Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), 2012
  • Christian Dental College & Hospital, Ludhiana, India; Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), 2005

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA)
  • Hartford Dental Society

Community Outreach

  • CT Mission of Mercy

Certifications

  • Invisalign
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Dr. Yuxiang Lian

DMD General Dentist

Dr. Osses-Abornoz

Dr. Yuxiang Lian began his studies at Nanjing University in China’s Jiangsu Province, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He went on to obtain a Master’s degree in chemistry from the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics in Beijing, China, and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Lian received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from New York University in 2019 and completed a residency in General Dentistry at New York Medical College in 2020.

Education

  • New York Medical College, New York, General Dentistry Residency Program, 2020
  • New York University, New York, NY, Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), 2019
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, Ph.D., Chemistry, Bioinorganic, 2011
  • Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, State Key Lab of Catalysis, Dalian, China, M.Sc., Chemistry, 2004
  • Nanjing University, Department of Chemistry, China, B.Sc., Chemistry, 2001

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Connecticut Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
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