Joseph A. Piliero, D.D.S., M.S.
Dr. Joseph A. Piliero has been practicing in Southport for 23 years. He and his wife Linda, a Fairfield University alumnus, and his 2 daughter have lived in Fairfield for 20 years. Dr. Piliero received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from New York University College of Dentistry, and completed his family practice residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC. He also obtained a Master's Degree in Oral Histology and Cell Biology at NYU Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Piliero has written and published over 10 scientific articles. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; Academy of Laser Dentistry and Academy of General Dentistry.
For the last 15 years, Dr. Piliero has been placing mini implants as well as incorporating immediate implants after extractions for his patients. He also completed a 3 year certification in orthodontics with the Progressive Orthodontic Institute.
Dr. Piliero is an Associate Professor at St. Barnabas Hospital Residency Program in NYC. He has lectured and taught all phases of general dentistry for the past 15 years.
When he is not in the office or teaching, Dr. Piliero enjoys golf, bike riding and boating with his family.
Alvyn S. Yeoh, D.D.S.
Dr. Alvyn S. Yeoh is a graduate of the University of the Pacific's six year accelerated Bachelor's and Doctor of Dental Surgery program. He received his B.S. degree in Biological Sciences in 2007 and D.D.S. in 2010.
Dr. Yeoh completed his residency in General Practice Dentistry from Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y. in 2011. He then completed his Chief Residency at St. Barnabas Hospital GPR program in N.Y. in 2012.
Dr. Yeoh is now part of the Medical Staff at St. Barnabas Hospital Department of Dentistry. One of his passions is pediatric dentistry!
Born in Acton, M.A., Dr. Yeoh grew up on both coasts of the United States and the Asian Pacific Rim, including Malaysia, Taiwan and Singapore. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.
When not bound by his duties at the office or at the hospital, Dr. Yeoh can be found traveling and exploring with his wife Kathleen.
Dennis A. Ragoza, D.D.S.
Dr. Dennis A.
Ragoza, a fairfield native, received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from
the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington, CT and
completed his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY. He graduated as
a New England Scholar at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT where he
completed his pre-medical studies and obtained a B.S. in Exercise Science.
Dr. Ragoza is an
executive board member of the Connecticut State Dental Association and
Bridgeport Dental Association. He is also a member of the American Dental
Association, Acedemy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic
Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Fairfield County Dental Club,
and is a certified Invisalign Provider.
Following his professional studies, Dr. Ragoza returned to his hometown of Fairfield, CT where he currently lives. He attended McKinley Elementary School, Tomlinson Middle School, and Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Some of his fondest memories of growing up in Fairfield include lifeguarding at the beach, volunteering at the Fairfield Community Theater, and participating in sports, including football, wresting, lacrosse, and rugby. Dr. Ragoza continued to play lacrosse and rugby in college and was also a member of the Fairfield Yankess national rugby championship team.
Outside of the office, you are likely to find him at the beach, snowboarding, or attempting to golf.