Our team excels in providing quality, caring, and compassionate dental care
A beautiful and healthy smile is an essential aspect of life. Our dental practice is dedicated to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile, creating a balance between function and aesthetics. We believe that when you are able to smile with confidence, you will present your best self to the world.
Quality, Caring, Compasionate Care
Our dental practice has been providing dental care to families in the Greater Hartford area and beyond for more than thirty years. We take pride in building lifelong relationships with our patients, and our entire team puts an emphasis on preventive dental care and education. We strive to provide our patients with the information necessary to reach their optimal dental health, and to inform them of the important relationship between oral and overall health. Our goal is to provide quality, conservative dental treatment tailored to meet individual needs. The staff is committed to providing our patients with personalized care and service to make their visits as pleasant as possible.
To protect our patients and staff, we maintain strict sterilization and cross contamination protocols using standards as recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We are committed to best practices in infection prevention and improved patient care. We require our staff to participate in a biannual basic life support classes, and attend continuing education on a regular basis to keep up to date on advances in dentistry.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Lauren Mentasti, DMD, MPH
Dr. Mentasti is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and a graduate of the UCONN undergraduate program with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Dr. Ann Sagalyn, DMD
Dr. Sagalyn is a graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and a residency program in Family Dentistry at the University of Connecticut. She has been practicing general dentistry in Avon for over thirty years.
Dr. Samantha Weston, DMD
Dr. Weston is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She is an excellent addition to our staff, bringing warmth, excitement, knowledge, and new energy to our practice.
Dr. Weston has a passion for general dentistry with a special focus on restorative and esthetic procedures. During dental school, Dr. Weston participated in a service trip to the Galapagos Islands where she helped provide much needed dental care to the residents of Isabela Island. She looks forward to participating in more service trips as her career continues. Upon graduation, Dr. Weston received the Academy of General Dentistry’s Senior Student Dental Award, as well as recognition by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry for excellence in implant dentistry. She was also awarded the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry’s Student Award of Merit.
Dr. Weston was raised in Farmington with her twin sister. She completed her undergraduate degree at University of Connecticut, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences. Sam now lives in West Hartford. In her free time, Dr. Weston enjoys cooking, baking, and spending time with family and friends. She also takes every opportunity to travel, with her favorite destinations including Iceland and South Africa
Dr. Priya John, DMD
Priya is a native of West Hartford, Connecticut. She went to Hall High school and continued her undergraduate education at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. Priya taught high school for two years in the Boston area.
32 East Main Street, Avon, CT 06001
Monday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday – 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday – 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed