Meet our team

Dr. Bruce Sofferman, DDS Read Bio

Dr. Bruce Sofferman has been practicing dental excellence since 1982. He received his Bachelor of Science degree magna cumlaude from Hofstra University and his dental education from the University of Buffalo. Dr. Sofferman is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, as well as a member of many professional organizations including the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, American Dental Association, ...Read More

Dr. John Crocamo, DMD Read Bio

Dr. John Crocamo has been delivering outstanding dental care since 1988. He received his undergraduate education from Boston College and his dental degree from University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Crocamo is a member of the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, and the Naugatuck Valley Dental Association. He gives back to the community by coaching the Sprinters Swim Team at the Ansonia YMCA as well as supporting the Oxford Little League and ...Read More

Marie - Office Manager Read Bio

I have been a part of the Smile Dental Center Team since 1984. I have watched the practice flourish over the years. Working with Dr. Sofferman and Dr. Crocamo, the staff and patients has been very rewarding. I love working with patients, helping them feel comfortable and accommodating their busy lifestyles. Outside of the office I enjoy spending time with my husband, our two beautiful daughters and our extended family. As a family we enjoy boating, sitting by the pool and family hikes in Vermont...Read More

Connie - Dental Assitant Read Bio

I have been a certified Dental Assistant for over 18 years and joined the Smile Dental Center Team as Dr. Sofferman's assistant in 1997. My favorite part about working in dentistry is meeting and interacting with so many different people. I feel a great sense of satisfaction when I see our patients feeling confident and ready to share their smiles. When I am not at the office I enjoy spending time with my four wonderful children and my beautiful granddaughter. I also enjoy traveling to Italy as ...Read More

Mary - Hygienist Read Bio

I have been a dental hygienist for over 15 years and have been with Smile Dental Center since 2002. I became a dental hygienist because I love to work with people. I treat my patients with care and respect, and always try to make their dental visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible. When I am not working at Smile Dental Center, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Nelson and our two amazing boys, Miguel and Gabriel. I really enjoy volunteering at my children's school and going to their ...Read More

Sou - Hygienist Read Bio

I have been a dental hygienist for over 15 years and have been with Smile Dental Center since 2006. I love my job and enjoy coming to work everyday to see patient's and educate them on good oral health and home care so that they can maintain beautiful long lasting smiles. When I am not at Smile Dental Center, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Song and our two beautiful children, Annaly and Sonny. Our children keep us very busy with their daily activities. I also enjoy exercising and traveli...Read More

Sarah - Hygienist Read Bio

I have been a dental hygienist for over 4 years and have been with Smile Dental Center since 2012. I have a passion for people and truly enjoy working in the health care profession and helping others. I enjoy making patient's feel comfortable while they are in our office and feel happy about their smile. My family and friends are very important to me and when I am not at the office, I enjoy spending as much time together with them. I also enjoy traveling and spending time with my English Bulldog...Read More

Nidia Director of Operations Read Bio

Nidia joined Smile Dental Center as the director of operations. Nidia is responsible for team development and practice growth. Her role keeps our practice running smoothly. Nidia enjoys spending time with her two children, Brandon and Brooklynn, as well as her husband. In her free time, Nidia enjoys reading, spending time by the water and going on cruises with her family.

Dr. Rebecca D'andrea General Dentist Read Bio

Rebecca D’Andrea graduated from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1988. She then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry in Richmond. As part of her residency, Dr. D’Andrea completed advanced education in General Dentistry through the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. In 1998, she completed a Fellowship in Dental Education in Care of Persons with Disabilities. Dr. D’Andrea ha...Read More

Dr. Sarai Ruiz General Dentist Read Bio

Dr. Sarai Ruiz Nieves was born and raised in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. She completed her Bachelor’s degree in General Science with a Biology minor in 2005. Shortly thereafter, she was accepted into the University of Puerto Rico Medical Science Campus, where she completed her Doctors Degree in Medical Dentistry in 2009. Dr. Ruiz continued to broaden her education by completing a General Practice Residency in Hospital Dentistry at The Ohio State University, where she graduated in 2012. ...Read More

Dr. Jeff Theis Orthodontist Read Bio

“I am committed to providing the highest level of care, using an individualized treatment approach to create beautiful smiles.” — Dr. Theis Dr. Jeff Theis earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Connecticut. After a brief career as a process development engineer, he attended the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Dr. Theis earned his certificate in orthodontics and Master of...Read More

Dr. Terence Jackson Periodontic Read Bio

Dr. Jackson is from Newton, Massachusetts. He received his dental degree as well as his Certificate in Periodontology from Tufts University. Dr. Jackson is Board Certified by the American Academy of Periodontology and is also the recipient of the Kaufman Fellowship Award which enabled him to study the effects of periodontal disease on the concentration of adhesion molecules in tissue. Prior to entering the field of dentistry, Dr. Jackson devoted four years to cardiovascular research at Boston Un...Read More

Jovy-Dental Assistant Read Bio

Jovy has been a dental assistant since 2012. Her amazing energy and devotion for patient care is what makes her a wonderful asset to Smile Dental Center. Her passion for orthodontics is what she enjoys most about the dental field. For her making a difference is someone’s life is as simple as creating a beautiful smile. Outside of the office Jovy enjoys spending time her daughter Isabella. Whether its baking cakes, creating crafts, or just having a movie night nothing is more satisficing then ...Read More

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