Dr. Yen-Cheng Lai, a graduate of Tufts Dental School has owned 16 Acres Dental since 2000. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Massachusetts Dental Society, and The Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Conway Ma is a graduate of the UCONN School of Dental Medicine. Prior to joining 16 Acres Dental Health Center, he received a post graduate certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry from the NYU-Lutheran Hospital Program.
Jennifer Hellstrom began her dental career as a dental assistant. She worked as an assistant for 8 years before going back to school and graduating from Tunxis Community College in 2011 as a dental hygienist. She thoroughly enjoys her care for providing detailed, quality care for every individual.
Joan has a degree in dental hygiene from Springfield Technical Community College and a degree in Zoology from UMass Amherst. Joan has been a hygienist for over 35 years.
Jane is a graduate of North Eastern University and Forsyth School for Dental Hygienists.
Karen Chapin is the manager. She keeps the daily office operation running smoothly.
Cerec technology has allowed patients to have crowns completed in just one day. Patients no longer have to schedule multiple appointments or take traditional impressions.
Intra oral cameras allow the staff to not only tell a patient about a tooth, or gum problem, but show where the problem is. "A picture is worth a thousand words"
Laser, used for some procedures, speeds healing process with less discomfort.
Digital x rays give immediate results to review, with larger images than traditional x rays. Digital x rays also use lower radiation and are environmentally friendly.
Camlog implant systems, a system Dr. Lai is certified in, has allowed many patients to replace missing teeth.