Shirley Gail Roberta


Our Doctors

  • Ryaz Ansari DDS

    Oral Surgeon

    I welcome all of you to experience our exceptional quality and service! My passion for the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implant Dentistry allows me to deliver better care with greater compassion. My goal is to provide you with the most recent research and technology so you have the option to choose the best treatment available today! Because I wanted to achieve the highest level of knowledge and skill in the field of dentistry I became an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. Because I wanted to achieve the highest level of knowledge and skill as a Surgeon I obtained a fellowship and became board certified. Having moved to Toronto, Canada, I began my education at the University of Toronto with a degree in Molecular Genetics. I then completed four years of dental training at the University of Western Ontario in Canada followed by a one year General Practice Residency at the University of Toronto. Due to my immense passion for surgery I joined the Residency Training Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Brooklyn Hospital Center affiliate of Cornell University and then completed a fellowship in Cosmetic/Maxillofacial Surgery at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis. I have extensive experience in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial conditions. Including TMJ dysfunction, orofaical pathology, dentofacial deformities, infections, dentoalveolar defects, and maxillofacial trauma. I am well versed in TMJ and Orthognathic procedures, implant therapy and bone grafting, as well as dentoalveolar surgery. Outside of my professional interests I have a tremendous passion for technology and it's influence on our lives. I have a special interest in macintosh computers, literature, world travel and the world wide web! I reside with my wife in West Hartford, CT which is a phenomenal place to live!

  • Tiffany Christensen DDS

    Orthodontist Consultant

    Dr. Tiffany Madison Christensen was born and raised in Staten Island, NY, where she first realized that she wanted to follow in her father’s footsteps of becoming a dentist. After receiving her DDS from Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine, and induction into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (the National Dental Honor Society), she decided to further her expertise and to pursue a specialty in orthodontics. She completed her residency training in Orthodontics and received her masters degree, also at Columbia University. Dr. Christensen also recently completed her board certification and is now a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

    During her time after dental school, she has also given back to the students as an Assistant Instructor in Clinical Dental Medicine. She plans on continuing to teach on a voluntary basis throughout her career. She is also currently the secretary for Columbia’s Orthodontic Alumni Association.

    Dr. Christensen currently resides in Connecticut with her husband, Evan, who she met as her dental classmate at Columbia. In her free time, she enjoys running, gourmet cooking, entertaining, and spending time with her family and friends in Manhattan as much as she can!

  • Satoko Ono-Rubin DMD

    Prosthodontist Consultant

    Dr. Ono specializes in the esthetic restoration and replacing of teeth with an expertise in restoring the optimum appearance and function of her patients’ smiles. She received her specialty in Prosthodontics from Boston University School of Dental Medicine and graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.

  • Paul Dengelegi DMD


    Dr Paul has been practicing dentistry in Connecticut since graduating from the University of Missouri in 1990. His specialty is Prosthodontics, endodontics, and oral surgery.

  • William DeDominicis DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr DeDominicis has a solid history of achievement in Dental Practice. His areas of expertise include Prosthodontics, Implantology, CBCT, Periodontics, Endodontics, treatment of TMD, Sedation Dentistry, Velscope Diagnostics, and Restorative Dentistry.

  • Thomas Thalody DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Thalody provides family, general, implant, cosmetic and restorative dentistry to both the young and older generations. Years of experience, plus continuing education courses assure that your experience at Family Dental Practice of Milford will be a great one. Dr. Thalody has more than ten years of clinical experience with strong background in all areas of General Dentistry, in addition to one year GPR. He possesses exceptional professional and moral standards while being a quick learner with the ability to grasp new developments, concepts and methods of clinical practice. Dr. Thalody received his Bachelor of Sciences degree from Mahatma Gandhi University, St. Thomas College, Kerala, India in May of 1987, and went on to receive his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Mysore, SJM Dental College, Karnataka, India in June of 1993. In May of 2001, Dr. Thalody graduated from New York University College of Dentistry, where he completed his DDS degree. To complete his Post Doctoral education, Dr. Thalody fulfilled his General Practice Residency at Saint Mary’s Hospital of Waterbury, Connecticut, USA, where he earned his GPR Certification from Yale University. Dr. Thalody’s professional affiliations include memberships in the American Dental Association, the American Academy of General Dentistry and the Connecticut State Dental Association.

  • Matthew Kerr DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Matthew Kerr DDS is originally from New York but has made Connecticut his home. Dr. Kerr received his dental degree from the School of Dental Medicine at SUNY Stony Brook in 1999 and graduated among the top in his class. He was awarded multiple honors including the American College of Dentists Professionalism and Performance Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, Dental Society of the State of New York Leadership Award, SUNY Stony Brook Award for Outstanding Alumni Relations, and ASDA Regional Delegate of the Year Award. Following graduation from dental school, he completed a two-year residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York and became chief resident during the second year specializing in reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry. He has been practicing a comprehensive care approach for more than 10 years and takes extreme pride in providing patient education and patient comfort In addition to his love of dentistry.

    Dr. Kerr has many interests and hobbies. He attended the University of Notre Dame and loves football, baseball, and hockey. He has been playing guitar for more than twenty years and had an amateur musical career in college. Dr. Kerr was also an amateur poker player who lived in Las Vegas for a few years. He loves hiking and traveling the Western United States, especially the National Parks.

  • Paul Chen DDS


    Hi Connecticut! This is your local pediatric dentist Dr. Paul Chen DDS, a team member of the Nova Dental group here to provide pediatric dental care to your amazing kids!

    I am a pediatric dentist who is passionate about helping children have positive dental experiences and healthy smiles. I embrace my profession with joy and happiness because I love working with children. I enjoy forming lifelong relationships with my patients based on trust, kindness and compassion. My goal is to be a positive influence in children's lives and to empower them to take pride in their smiles and their oral health.

    I am a graduate of NYU college of Dentistry in 2009 with honors in Pediatric Dentistry. I have finished a 2 year residency with a concentration in Pediatric Dentistry in Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and a 2 year Pediatric Dental Specialty Program from Maimonides Medical Center. I am proud to have received the 2014 American Academy Pediatric Dentistry Spring Resident Recognition award published in Pediatric Dentistry Today magazine July 2014. I have worked and collected experience for over 7 years in multiple offices and locations in Connecticut area (Rocky Hill, Cromwell, North Haven, Norwalk) and New York area (Malone, Kingston, Albany and all 5 boroughs of New York city).

    We welcome all patients of all ages to come visit our office. The staff is trained in handling all types of situations to make you and your child's first visit to our office a positive one.

    Thank You!!

  • Tremane Bartley DMD


    “Improving confidence through great smiles “ is the motto that drives Dr. Tremane Bartley. He prides himself on making his patients feel like part of his family. He particularly likes the overwhelming positive impact he can have on someone’s life by boosting his or her confidence and self-esteem.

    Dr. Bartley, a native of Jamaica, graduated from the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine. During his tenure, he served as President of the UConn chapter of The Student National Dental Association, (SNDA). As a third year dental student, he was selected to perform free dental work and teach dental education at an orphanage in South Africa. After graduating he practiced as a general dentist for several years where his interests in esthetics and working with children lead him to pursue the specialty of Orthodontics.

    Subsequently, he went on to complete a 36-month residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in Orthodontics, where he honed his clinical skills. During his residency, Dr. Bartley learned multiple modalities and orthodontic treatment philosophies, which guide his practice. He was named chief resident for the Department of Orthodontics due to his exceptional leadership skills. These days, Dr. Bartley continues to learn and expand his knowledge on orthodontic treatment. He regularly takes continuing education courses and attends various meetings to keep abreast of recent advances and technology in the field.

    Outside of work, Dr. Bartley enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys soccer, reading and travelling.

  • Asma Ijaz DDS

    General Dentist

    Dr. Ijaz graduated from New York University and has extensive experience in endodontics, implants and restorative dentistry.


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  • 41 Middletown Ave.
    North Haven, CT 06473
  • 136 Berlin Rd
    Cromwell, CT 06416
  • 1241 South Broad Street,
    Wallingford, CT 06492
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