Dentist in Putnam, CT

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All our professionals at Stephen A. Solomon, D.M.D. & Jonathan A. Solomon, D.M.D. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Stephen A. Solomon, D.M.D.

Dentist in Putnam, CT


Stephen A. Solomon, DMD & Jonathan A. Solomon, D.M.D.

Stephen A. Solomon, D.M.D.

Dr. Stephen A. Solomon was born in Brooklyn, NY and spent his childhood and teenage
years growing up on Long Island. He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University
with a B.S. degree in Biology in 1974. He continued his education at Hofstra University
where he earned his MBA degree in accounting and finance. In 1984 Dr. Solomon
earned his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
He continued to broaden his dental knowledge and experience by participating
in the dental residency program at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, NY.,
completing the program in 1985.

Dr. Solomon is a member of the American Dental Association and the Connecticut State
Dental Association
.

Outside the office Dr. Solomon enjoys spending time with his wife, Ellen, their two
children Jacqueline and Jonathan (Yes, that is the other Dr. Solomon!), his son-in-law Chris, and their grandchildren Matthew and Blake.
He loves playing tennis and golf. 

 

Jonathan A. Solomon, D.M.D.

Dentist in Putnam, CT


Stephen A. Solomon, D.M.D. & Jonathan A. Solomon, D.M.D.

Jonathan A. Solomon, D.M.D.

Jonathan A. Solomon, D.M.D. attended The University of Connecticut and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology in 2011.

He attended The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University. He graduated Magna cum laude with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2016.

He attended The Hartford Hospital General Residency Program and received his certificate of completion on June 30, 2017.

In his spare time, Dr. Solomon enjoys skydiving, running, tennis, golf, and cooking.

 

 

 

LeeAnne Zeleznicky — Office Manager/Dental Assistant

LeeAnne Zeleznicky — Appointment Coordinaltor/Dental Assistant

LeeAnne is a 2005 graduate of the Windham Tech Dental Assisting Program.  She and her husband Matt have been married since 2006.  They have three sons:
Austin, Isaiah, and Liam.  LeeAnne enjoys camping with her family, horseback riding, and sewing.

 

Janet Shay - Receptionist/Bookkeeper

Janet Shay - Receptionist/Bookkeeper

Janet has over 25 years working in an office environment as a receptionist/bookkeeper.

Janet enjoys spending time with family, which includes her daughter and husband. She also loves the sunshine and reading by the pool.

 

Carolyn Laconto — Registered Dental Hygienist

Carolyn Laconto — Registered Dental Hygienist

Carolyn has practiced as a dental hygienist for 25 years and was a dental assistant for 5 years prior.  She is a graduate of Quinsigamond Community College and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in health services from Worcester State University.

Carolyn has practiced in our office since 1992.  She is licensed to administer local anesthesia.  She also works part time as a clinical instructor in Quinsigamond’s dental hygiene program. 

Carolyn’s tenured expertize in the dental hygiene field shows through in her dedication to her patients, which is illustrated through patient loyalty.

Carolyn loves her work and enjoys helping her patients keep their healthy smiles.

 

Deb Merrill — Registered Dental Hygienist

Deb Merrill — Registered Dental Hygienist

Deb has over 20 years experience in the dental field.

Deb takes pride in educating her patients and motivating them to continue good dental health through their lifetime.
Her cheerful and upbeat personality help patients feel relaxed and comfortable.

She states, “ It’s all part of being on a great dental team to assure healthy smiles for all our patients.”

 

Donna Leon - Dental Hygienist

Donna Leon - Dental Hygienist

Hello! I am a graduate of Westbrook College and earned my Bachelor Degree from the University of Rhode Island.

I help our patients achieve optimal oral health and beautiful, bright smiles through gentle dental care and preventative services. I want our patients to have a positive experience and our practice is full of professional, friendly people.

She states, “ It’s all part of being on a great dental team to assure healthy smiles for all our patients.”

 

Cheryl LaPorte—Dental Assistant

Cheryl LaPorte—Dental Assistant

Cheryl is a certified dental assistant.  She says she was very fortunate to become a part of Dr. Solomon’’s office in 2000.  

Cheryl works directly with Dr. Solomon, assisting him in providing comfortable dentistry in a pleasant, relaxed environment.  She is passionate about making patients’ experiences as pleasant as possible. She believes communication and education in regards to dental treatment play a major role in overall dental care.

 

Tammy Glaude - Dental Assistant

Tammy Glaude - Dental Assistant

Tammy is a 1986 graduate of the Windham Tech Dental Assisting Program. She and her husband Greg have been married for 32 years. She has 2 children and is blessed with a beautiful, new granddaughter. She loves spending time with her family and loves to cook. Tammy’s love for dentistry has kept her in the field for 35 years. She enjoys making her patients have a pleasant, comfortable dental experience.