Dr. Elias Deros
Dr. Deros is a Connecticut native having grown up in Rocky Hill and earned his D.M.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT. He completed his residency at the Mountainside Hospital in Montclair NJ and has been in private practice for over 25 years. Dr. Deros is a member of the American Dental Association, Connecticut Dental Association, and the Dental Society of Greater Waterbury to which he is a past president. Dr. Deros is proficient in all aspects of general dentistry including implant treatment planning and restoration.
When not seeing patients. Dr. Deros enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, and daughter watching swim meets, cross country races, lacrosse games and dance competitions.
Dr. Dany Tawk
Dr. Dany Tawk is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Tawk also carries multiple degrees from the University of Paris, in France.
Dr. Tawk strives to provide comprehensive dental care through mutual trust, respect and open communication between dentist and patient. Dr. Tawk finds dentistry is a rewarding service-oriented profession. “It provides me the opportunity to help others by treating their pain, making significant improvement in people’s smile and teeth, helping to educate people on oral health and restoring their self-confidence.”
Dr. Tawk is very family-oriented and loves to spend time with his children. He enjoys playing tennis, kayaking and being outdoors. He is always seeking to learn something new.
Dr. Min Zhang
Dr. Min Zhang is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. She went on to perform her residency in pediatric dentistry at the BronxCare Health System in New York. Dr. Zhang has also been published in many medical journals and regularly attends continuing education courses. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association. To better serve patients, she is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.
As a pediatric dentist, Dr. Zhang has a unique approach and is trained to examine and treat children from infancy to teen years in a way that make them comfortable and caters to their specific needs.
Dr. Karina Goykman
Dr. Karina Goykman is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, where she earned her DDS. Dr. Goykman continued her dental education and earned her Certificate in Periodontology from NYU as well.
Dr. Goykman believes in educating her patients about their oral health to build a strong relationship. By teaching about oral diseases, and the many effective ways to prevent them, Dr. Goykman can use less-involved procedures. Dr. Goykman loves to help her patients achieve the best oral health possible. She customizes tailor-made treatment plans for each of her patients, making sure each patient receives a plan that is unique to them and their lifestyle.
Dr. Goykman is a member of the American Dental Association, American Board of Periodontology, and the American Academy of Periodontology.
Dr. Anthony Carbonella
Dr. Carbonella has experience with all aspects of orthodontics, from childhood/phase I treatment to complex orthognathic surgical treatment. He has a passion for working with patients to create beautiful smiles, improve their overall health and elevate their confidence.
Dr. Carbonella grew up in Hamden, CT, as the oldest of four boys. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in biology at UCONN Storrs, he attended dental school at the UCONN Health Center in Farmington. He then was commissioned as an officer in the US Air Force and completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Travis AF Base in CA.
After applying his advanced skills as a general dentist for four years at McGuire AF Base in NJ, he was selected to attend the military’s prestigious Tri-Service Orthodontic Residency Program (TORP) in Texas. A unique feature of this program is the breadth of the patients he was able to treat, from childhood and adolescent orthodontics to orthognathics. He became board certified immediately after graduating.
After 11 years of military service, Dr. Carbonella is now returning with his growing family to CT, where he will be providing ortho treatment in private practice. He is here to serve you, educate you, and walk with you through your smile transformation journey.