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Garrett T. Brennan, D.D.S.

Garrett T. Brennan, D.D.S.

Dr. Brennan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry since 1989. He is a graduate from the University of Buffalo, School of Dentistry. He did his residency in pediatric dentistry at Buffalo Children’s Hospital. Dr. Brennan has been in private practice with Children’s Dental Associates of New London County, P.C. since July, 1981. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the New London County Dental Society, the Connecticut Society of Pediatric Dentists and the Connecticut State Dental Association.

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Steven D. Ureles, D.M.D., M.S.

Steven D. Ureles, D.M.D., M.S.

Dr. Ureles lives with his wife, Linda, in Old Lyme, CT. Together they share nightly tea time in their living room with Lilibet, the Corgi and Remy, the Abyssinian kitty. They have two grown children, Ian and Olivia-Jane. At a party, he is most likely to be found playing piano or demonstrating a Tai Chi move to a large group of people. Dr. Ureles is a Life Diplomate, Fellow of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He received his Master’s in Physiology at Georgetown University. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, The Children’s Hospital, Boston. He teaches at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (30 years). He is completing his MSc in Evidenced-Based Medicine at Oxford University in England. He has been in our practice since 1991 and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, the International Association of Dental Research, American Orthodontic Society, and a current Fellow in the Royal Society of Medicine.

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Melanie J. Fatone, D.M.D.

Melanie J. Fatone, D.M.D.

Dr. Fatone is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She obtained her degrees from Tufts University and the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She completed her specialty training at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. She has been in our practice since 1995 and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association and the past-president of the Connecticut Society of Pediatric Dentists.

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Brett Clark, D.M.D., M.S.D.

Brett Clark, D.M.D., M.S.D.

Dr. Clark is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry who graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. He completed his pediatric dental residency at the University of Connecticut Health Center and received a Masters of Dental Science degree from the University of Connecticut. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Connecticut Society of Pediatric Dentists, the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, and the New London County Dental Society.

He has been voted one of the “Top Pediatric Dentists” in Connecticut Magazine for multiple years.

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Amy A. Napierala, D.D.S.

Amy A. Napierala, D.D.S.

Dr. Napierala is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry who attended the State University of New York at Buffalo and completed her residency at the Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. She has been in our practice since 1999. Dr. Napierala was a consultant for DoctorSpock.com. She is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the New London County State Dental Society. Dr. Napierala was also named “Top Pediatric Dentist” by Connecticut Magazine  in 2013 and 2015.

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Lia Parico, D.D.S.

Lia Parico, D.D.S.

Dr. Parico is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and graduate of Boston College and the University of Maryland Dental School. She completed her residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and is currently a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and Connecticut Society of Pediatric Dentists. Dr. Parico grew up in Ledyard, where she now lives with her family, and enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her husband and two children.

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Alexandra Brennan, D.M.D.

Alexandra Brennan, D.M.D.

Dr. Brennan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She grew up in New London, CT and graduated as Valedictorian from New London High School. Dr. Brennan continued her education at Skidmore College, earning an Honors B.A. in Cell and Molecular Biology. She graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 2012.

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