Our Team

Sheikh M Ilyas B.D.S., D.D.S., F.I.C.O.I., D.A.I.D.A.

Dr. Ilyas received his Degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University college of dentistry. He then finished general practice residency in Brooklyn, New York. During residency he gained extensive experience in all aspects working with medically compromised patients of dentistry. After completing residency he start working in private practice.

He completed 2 year program in Surgical and Prosthetic treatment(Implantology) from New York University College of dentistry and also completed 1 Year Implant continum course from American Dental Implant Association. He completed courses in Oral Conscious Sedation.

Dr. Ilyas receive Diplomate Award from American Dental Implant Association and Fellowship Award from (ICOI) International Congress of Implantology. Dr.Ilyas believes that in order to serve his patient with excellent care he needs to devote many hours each year to evaluate and expand his knowledge of dentistry and taking numerous continuing education courses. He like to provide comfortable, quality and long lasting dental care which develops the beautiful smiles that desire and deserve.

Dr. Ilyas receive Diplomate Award from American Dental Implant Association and Fellowship Award from (ICOI) International Congress of Implantology. Dr.Ilyas believes that in order to serve his patient with excellent care he needs to devote many hours each year to evaluate and expand his knowledge of dentistry and taking numerous continuing education courses. He like to provide comfortable, quality and long lasting dental care which develops the beautiful smiles that desire and deserve.

He is member of American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Connecitut Dental Association, American Dental Implant Association, American Academy of Implant Association, Dental Organization of Concious Sedation, Danbury Chamber of Commerce. International Congress of Implantology.


Hamed Vaziri D.M.D, MDentSc

Orthodontist

Dr. Hamed Vaziri received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine which is one of the top Ivy League schools in the country. As a student he was always involved in different research projects and he has published couple of papers in peer reviewed journals. After completing dental school he was accepted into one of the most prestigious programs for orthodontics in the world: University of Connecticut. For those who do not know,

University of Connecticut offers an education from faculty that has become legends in the field of orthodontics. At University of Connecticut, Dr. Vaziri also got experience treating a vast spectrum of patients. His research project for his master of dental science was focused on finding methods to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement. His education and research background has made him a strong clinician that is now apparent in his orthodontic treatment planning and patient management.

Dr. Vaziri believes in practicing the highest quality of orthodontics using an evidenced based approach. In his free time he enjoys traveling, photography, skiing and spending time with his family and friends.


Nazeeh Abunasra D.M.D., O.M.S

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Abunasra has completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. He practices the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with special interests in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, implants, orthognathic surgery, facial trauma and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Abunasra is diplomate of the American board of oral and maxilofacial surgeons, he is also a fellow of the American Association of Oral and

Maxillofacial Surgeons and is a diplomate of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiology.


Ian Gibbs D.M.D., O.M.S

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr Gibbs is a Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon who works in private practice and is an Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital and St. Raphael's Hospital in New Haven, CT. His educational credits include dental school at Temple (Kornberg) University, Graduate Practice Residency at the University of Southern California, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Internship at

the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Howard University Hospital.

Dr Gibbs is disciplined in all branches of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a concentration in Pathology, Orthognathic and Trauma surgery as well as wisdom teeth extractions, biopsies, dental implants and sedation for anxious patients.

He is an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Connecticut Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.


Ratna Vedullapalli D.D.S.

Dr. Ratna Vedullapalli ("Doctor V") studied dentistry for five years at a leading dental school in India, eventually earning her degree in dental surgery. Upon graduation, Dr Vedullapalli provided dental service to the poor and needy of rural India. After over a year of service, Dr Vedullapalli traveled to the U.S.A where she completed her D.D.S degree and Advanced Program in Comprehensive and Aesthetic Dentistry from New York University.


Daniela Marinescu D.M.D., M.D.S.

Endodontist

Dr.Daniela Marinescu received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from New York University College of Dentistry in 2005. After that Dr.Marinescu spent four and a half years in private practice before pursuing more higher education.

In 2011 Dr.Marinescu completed a 2 years speciality post doctoral residency program and received her certificate of

proficiency in Endodontic from New York University College of Dentistry. At this point Dr.Marinescu has limited her practice to Endodontic therapy with emphasis on saving teeth.

Endodontic is the branch of dentistry that is concerned with morphology, physiology and pathology of the human pulp and periradicular tissues. With over 10 years experience as dentist, Dr.Marinescu has a passion for treating all of her patients with their best interest in mind. Her compassion is present in her everyday life and radiates to all patients. Using state of the art technology as: Digital Radiography, Zeiss Operating microscope, Dr Marinescu welcomes you in the Brookfield Office.


Viral Shah B.D.S., D.D.S.

Dr Viral Shah has graduated from UCSF (University of California San Francisco) school of dentistry in June 2007 and since then he has been with New England Dental LLC.

Before attending dental school in United States, he practiced as a general dentist for 5 years in India.

He believes in taking care of patients as if each one were his family member, and he continues to do that at New England Dental using his 10 years experience of working as general dentist.

He was the topper of class in UCSF, graduating with honors in main course work throught all quarters. He was honored National Board Scholar Award by the Dean of UCSF school of dentists for scoring more than 90% in National Board Dental examination.

He delivers comprehensive dental treatment compassionately, taking care of all aspects of general dentistry including sealants, restorations, pulpotomies, stainless steel crown, partial dentures, complete dentures RCT [Root Canal Treatment],crown, bridge and extractions, as well as space maintainers.


Golnar Khalili D.D.S.

Dr. Khalili attended Georgia Institute of technology for her under graduate education before going to NYU college of Dentistry to receive her DDS degree. She built on her background of dental medicine by completing a general practice residency program at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Later Dr. Khalili got her diploma in Implant dentistry from New York University Continuing Dental Education program. Dr.Khalili is always looking to learn about the latest and greatest

and has continued to advance her knowledge in dentistry through various continuing education opportunities. Dr.Khalili is licensed in the states of New York and Connecticut and currently is practicing for New England Dental in Danbury CT.

She loves working with the excellent staff at New England Dental and enjoys treating patient of all ages, and she is currently trying to improve her Spanish skills.


Thulasiswarna Muppuru D.D.S

Dr Thulasis did her Bachelor’s degree in dentistry from distinguished University in South Asia. She is University rank holder. She pursued her Advanced Program and graduated from NewYork University College of Dentistry as Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).

She Practices high standards of excellence making adults and children feel comfortable during dental treatments. She is compassionate and gives priority to patient’s concern.


Tulsa Patil D.M.D

Dr. Patil graduated from one of the most prestigious dental schools in India. She later moved to the US and pursued her Advanced standing Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Boston University.

She enjoys working with patients of all ages. Her top priority is patient comfort and providing high quality treatment. She believes in comprehensive care for all of her patients which will help them maintain good oral health for life.

She is dedicated to advancing her skills and knowledge through various Continuing Education programs. In her free time she enjoys travelling.