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ALL DENTAL DISEASE IS PREVENTABLE RIGHT NOW 2014. There is technology, materials, and home care equipment that exists right now to prevent all gum disease, periodontal disease, gum recession, and dental caries/ dental decay. All that is involved is using the right home care program, the antibacterial mouthwash Therasol which you can get from your […]

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While I was attending a post-doctoral educational meeting the subject of achieving and maintaining dental health came up and the lecturer (a renowned dental health educator) said “THE NUMBER ONE HINDRANCE TO THE OVERALL HEALTH OF THE PUBLIC IS INSURANCE”. It occurred to me that this was a pretty radical statement until I really thought […]

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How is Invisalign at correcting a crowded smile or a crooked smile?

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It is important to understand that the purpose of this appointment should be to make sure you are on track in terms of staying healthy and preventing any new dental problems. If you have had problems In the past, have continued to have new dental problems, or at the end of this appointment you do […]

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ANSWER: Dental X-rays are a critical segment of a comprehensive oral examination and without them a dentist can easily miss areas of decay (dental caries) , periodontal disease, root deformities or infections, bone disease, cysts, or tumors as well as anatomic abnormalities. Missing these could mean losing bone, losing teeth, needing major dental care or […]

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Who should I go to for Invisalign Orthodontics? A General Dentist or an Orthodontist?

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Meet the Dentist


Short Biography of A. Vandiveer Strait, DDS, FAGD

Dr. Strait grew up in Fairfield County, CT and began his career as a dentist after receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Bacteriology/ Zoology from the University of Connecticut.  He went on to graduate with honors from Temple University School of Dentistry where he received his D.D.S. and then obtained specialty training in Periodontics at Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Following this he became Chief Periodontist and Preventive Dental Officer in the United State Navy. He then became Owner and Director of Old Greenwich Dental Associates and The Connecticut Center for Cosmetic Dentistry as well as on the dental clinic staff at Greenwich Hospital.  Throughout his career, Dr. Strait has received many honors including: the Raymond Harris Scholarship Award, the Xi Psi Phi award for highest scholastic average,  membership in the John H. Kolmer Honorary Medical Society and the James R. Cameron Society for Oral Surgery, Fellowship Award in the Academy of General Dentistry, and past president of the Greenwich Dental Society.

In addition he was voted one of  “America’s Top Dentists” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America and was voted to “Best Dentists in America” by his peers. He is currently a member of the Connecticut Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Greater Norwalk Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Strait has made excellence a priority, and his membership in the Crown Council, his offices and his practice, as well as his dedication to continuing education, is evidence of this. He has completed advanced post-doctoral training in periodontics, endodontics, cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and Invisalign orthodontics, in which he has achieved both Premier and Preferred Provider status. Recently he took advanced courses in Cosmetics and Neuromuscular Dentistry (TMJ) at the world-famous Las Vegas Institute.

To illustrate Dr. Strait’s passion for dentistry and for always improving his knowledge and skills, in the past year he has taken the following courses with some of the leading clinicians and educators in dentistry—“Emergency Medicine: Recognition and Management”,  “State-of-the-Art Anterior Esthetics”,  Invisalign Orthodontics- “Advanced case management”,   “Advanced Functional Restorative Dentistry”, “Oral Cancer: Risk Factors and Early Detection”,  “Clear Correct Provider Course”, and“Periodontal Plastic Surgery”.

Dr. Strait is currently the owner and director of Bethel and Wilton Dental Associates in Fairfield County, CT.   Wilton Dental Associates in the Parsell Building in Wilton and Bethel Dental Associates that occupies the front half of the building which is the home of the famous “Dr. Mike’s Ice Cream” are all new , state-of-the-art facilities offering  the finest comprehensive cosmetic and family dentistry.

To find out how Dr. Van Strait at Wilton Dental Associates in CT can help you with your dental needs, call 203-761-0223.

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