Dr. Joy K. Lunan DDS brings more than three decades of experience to her family dentistry practice, which serves patients in the greater Waterbury, Naugatuck, and Middlebury areas. A native of Mercedes, Texas, she studied at Baylor University and the University of Texas, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Today, she works hard to not only brighten smiles with whitening treatments and cosmetic procedures, she also wants to ensure that mouths stay healthy with cancer screenings and preventative care. Regular cleanings, x-rays, and checkups are key in deterring expensive problems in the future and maintaining a healthy mouth for as long as possible.
When she is not caring for her adult patients via cosmetic and restorative dentistry or her pediatric patients, she maintains an active lifestyle of kayaking, cycling, sailing, skiing, and fishing. Much like her work at her dental practice, her interests are diverse and include spending time with family, friends, and her beloved dogs.
Nova Dental's accomplished team protects pearly whites’ futures with dentistry services that lay a foundation for lasting oral health. During an exam, technicians first scrutinize ivories for mouth bliss obstacles such as cavities and gum disease, before scraping away stains and deposits and polishing surfaces with a routine cleaning. A fluoride treatment puts chompers in touch with their inner Popeye, giving them the muscle they need to defeat peanut-brittle bullies. Bitewing and panoramic x-rays reveal a clearer picture of dental terrains, illuminating steps for future care. The entire process lasts about an hour and adheres to strict sterilization standards set by the American Dental Association and Centers for Disease Control.
Cromwell's licensed and experienced dentists and staff tune up teeth with dental expertise and a friendly chairside manner. Enlighten dim molars with an in-office Zoom! teeth-whitening treatment, which yields long-lasting and generally effective results, requiring touch-ups every few years to remove coffee, wine, and ink-stain buildup. New patients can opt for a full dental exam, expediting the process by filling out an information packet before visiting Cromwell's sleek and inviting office, where tastefully bright colors, high-tech equipment, and streamlined chairs let clients know what it's like to get a fluoride rinse on the bridge of the Enterprise.
At All Smiles Dental, Dr. Joseph Ciarcia strives to treat patients like family. Instead of ironing Dad’s shirts or driving the kids to piano lessons, he and his caring staff make dental visits as comfortable as possible. To build healthy smiles, Dr. Ciarcia crafts a treatment plan for each tooth, crown, and veneer. During preventive exams, he searches for cavities using digital x-rays, which help locate decay using up to 90% less radiation than a traditional x-ray or a make-out session with a flirty quasar. Cosmetic services range from Invisalign smile-straightening regimens to whitening treatments by Philips and Opalescence. Throughout each visit, staffers field patients’ questions and share tips on keeping choppers strong and shiny.