According to Dr. Plachtyna, a dentist should always push themselves to do more, whether that involves helping patients or learning about the latest advancements in dentistry. That is why he takes the time to truly listen to his patients and dedicates dozens of hours to continuing education each year. With him, you can trust that you are receiving the best that dentistry has to offer. To learn more about how Dr. Plachtyna became who he is today, read on below.
Dr. Plachtyna has been working with New Haven Dental Group since 1984. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Merrimack College and his DDS from Northwestern University Dental School.
He is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and a candidate for the Mastership level. His accomplishments shine a spotlight on his commitment to continuing education. In fact, to date, Dr. Plachtyna has invested more than 1,100 hours in continuing education in order to provide his patients with excellent dental care.
Dr. Plachtyna has taught at the Yale New Haven Hospital Residency Program as an adjunct faculty member; he is currently on leave from this position. His professional memberships include the New Haven Dental Association, Connecticut State Dental Association, and the American Dental Association.