Our family and the cosmetic dental team consist of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly, and caring. Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience during your visit to our office.

Our team includes experienced and energetic people who aim to communicate well with our patients and provide the best care possible. We offer an array of dental services to help you, including family dentistry and dental implants.

Did you know that some people delay coming to the dentist out of fear? While this is understandable, fear does not need to prevent you from coming to see us. We use the latest technological advances to help you achieve maximum oral health. Moreover, we’ll explain all of our procedures to you so you’ll always know what to expect.

 

Riham Kalta, DMD

GENERAL DENTIST

Dr. Kalta graduated from Boston University, School of Dental Medicine, Cum Laude in 2001. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Connecticut State Dental Association. Dr. Kalta keeps up with the latest developments in dentistry through her commitment to continuing education. She resides in Guilford with her husband, Sam, and their three daughters.

Megan Rascius, DMD

GENERAL DENTIST

Dr. Rascius attended Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2021. She then completed a general practice residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL, where she honed her clinical skills, worked with interdisciplinary teams to treat hospital patients, and cover emergency room call. She now lives in New Haven with her husband, Ben and their dog, Indy.

Michael Israel, DDS

PERIODONTIST

Dr. Israel is an accomplished Periodontist who has been in private practice since 1978. He received his Post-Graduate certification from New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics, his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University, and his Bachelor of Science Degree from City College of New York. He is committed to the outstanding treatment of his patients and his affiliated doctors. He has been voted five consecutive times as Connecticut Magazine’s Top Periodontist. He has three wonderful children and enjoys boating, golfing, and traveling in his spare time.

 

 

Linda McGrady

OFFICE MANAGER

Linda resides in Guilford with her husband Bob. She enjoys spending time with him and her two children and their families. With twenty-five years of experience in the dental office, she is highly qualified to answer and help you with all of your dental questions and needs.

 

Jasmine Reyes

Receptionist

Jasmine has been with the practice for more than four years and she is one of the first faces you will see here. Jasmine is well equipped to answer any questions you may have about our practice. She lives in New Haven with her daughter.

 

Kimberly Crumpton, RDH

DENTAL HYGIENIST

Kim was born in Washington DC, raised in Guilford, and currently resides in Clinton. She is a mother of three and grandmother to six beautiful grandchildren. She graduated from the University of Bridgeport/Fones School of Dental Hygiene and has been practicing hygiene since 1979. She is exceptionally thorough and caring.

 

Debra Conte, RDH

DENTAL HYGIENIST

Debbie is a University of Bridgeport, Fones School of Dental Hygiene 1986 graduate, Cum Laude. She is conscientious and gentle while being especially sensitive to each patient’s individual needs. By regularly attending continuing education, she keeps current with advancements in dental hygiene. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. Debbie is a long-time Branford resident. She and her husband are the proud parents of three accomplished sons. Debbie enjoys fitness classes, biking, and skiing.

 

Sue Cohen, RDH

DENTAL HYGIENIST

 

 

 

Justine Graveline, RDH

DENTAL HYGIENIST

 

 

 

 

Carrie Jones, RDA

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Carrie is a Chairside Dental Assistant. She is a 2009 graduate of Porter and Chester. She was born and raised in Guilford and enjoys time with her family and friends. Her warm personality and friendly smile help make your dental experience a very positive one.