Dr. Michael Schneider, DMD
Dr. Michael Schneider, DMD was named “Top Dentist” in Connecticut Magazine. Dr. Schneider received his degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He completed a residency in General Dentistry at the Albany Medical Center. Dr. Schneider is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and has been the President of the Hartford Dental Society. He is still active in the Hartford Dental Society Outreach Committee where he has been instrumental in planning “Give Kids a Smile” events. “Give Kids a Smile” is a program designed to help children from low-income families that cannot afford dental care. Dr. Schneider holds awards from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and the International College of Dentists. He was inducted as a Fellow into the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international dentists’ honor organization focused on dental professionalism, integrity, and ethics.
Dr. Schneider is married, has 3 children, is fluent in German, loves soccer and is a self-proclaimed ski bum, who loves the outdoors and spending time with his family. If you mention soccer or skiing, your dental visit may get slightly prolonged.
Dr. Gary Santa Maria, DMD
Dr. Gary Santa Maria received his Bachelors degree and DMD from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT. He has received awards in Oral Surgery and Geriatric Dentistry. Dr. Santa Maria went into private practice and continued his education by attending a one year Implant Maxi Course, affiliated with New York University and Brookdale Medical Center in NY. He is a member of the American Dental Association, New Britain Dental Society, American Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has been named a “Top Dentist” by Hartford and Connecticut Magazines. Dr. Santa Maria has been donating countless hours to educate elementary school children in Plainville, Farmington, and New Britain about oral health and oral hygiene. Dr. Santa Maria also volunteers annually for the Connecticut Mission of Mercy, a two day clinic providing free dental care to the underserved and uninsured in Connecticut.