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.


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.


Leonard Lipton, D.D.S.

Leonard Lipton, D.D.S. is a Connecticut resident who did his undergraduate work at Ohio State University and studied dentistry at NYU College of Dentistry. Many continuing education courses help him keep up with the latest techniques and materials and he is known for being thorough and gentle.


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.


Samuel Choi, D.D.S.

Dr. Choi received his dental degree from the New York University College of Dentistry and is licensed to practice general dentistry in the state of Connecticut.

As a patient at New England Dental under the care of Dr. Choi, you will find that he values your comfort and satisfies your main concerns. He is dedicated to academic excellence and clinical precision, and devotes countless hours to continuing education courses every year.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.


Dr. Renata Villareal

Dr. Renata Villareal grew up in Newtown, CT. She graduated from the University of Connecticut and before starting dental school, she was a regional sales consultant at Soma Technology where she attended numerous international medical equipment conferences in South America. Upon graduating Rutgers School of Dental Medicine with Dean’s list distinction and induction into Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society, she completed a one year residency at the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

She takes great pride in providing his patients with comfortable, painless, and excellent care. Dr. Villarreal is a member of the ADG, ADA, AACD and is dedicated to advancing her skills and knowledge through various Continuing Education programs such as Kois. The Kois Center is a top dental teaching center that helps its members deliver the latest advances in aesthetic and restorative dentistry. She is currently living in Newtown and enjoys traveling and spending time with family.


Dr. Sukhjivan Kaur Bhatti

Dr. Sukhjivan Kaur Bhatti is a North East Regional Board certified General Dentist and a recipient of America’s Top Dentist Awards for outstanding dental services. She graduated from NYU as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2006 and received Advanced dental training while doing her residency at Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx NY. Since then, she has been practicing dentistry in the greater Danbury region.

Dr Bhatti believes strongly in the value of lifelong learning and continues to attend courses on various topics. Dr. Bhatti has a natural ability for practicing Dentistry with an emphasis on patient trust and comfort. She exhibits exceptional patient care skills, passion for quality dentistry and is committed to delivering outstanding patient care. She believes Dentistry is not just about drilling, filling & fixing what’s broken, but also-making sure to guide her patients how to achieve good oral health.

In her own words “ My approach to Dentistry and life in general is to create an environment conducive to healing.”

She says “My vision in dentistry is to bring together the latest & greatest of technology alongside artistic & empathetic approach in order to make every dental visit a joyful experience for my patients.” Dr. Bhatti takes pride in successfully treating dental phobic population. It gives her immense joy when her patients leave office with a smile! She is a perfectionist!

In her free time Dr. Bhatti enjoys exploring various ways to optimize personal transformation. Her greatest joy comes from spending time with her family and friends. When not doing dentistry, she is busy nurturing her two young daughters, helping them become successful , responsible young adults and wonderful, caring human beings! She would love to take care of your dental needs.


Dr. Menakhem Davidov

Dr. Menakhem Davidov is a General Dentist. He is a voracious reader and self-improvement enthusiast. No matter the objective, excellence in all he does is his true goal.

Dr. Davidov attained in his bachelor's degree in Stony Brook University in Long Island, NY. Then he attended Roseman University School of Dental Medicine in Utah and earned his D.M.D degree.

When he’s not in the dental clinic or working on his financial portfolio, he can be found enjoying the metropolitan area or adventuring in the nearby wilderness.

Dr. Davidov is a member of the ADA, AGD and Academy of LDS Dentists.