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Fairfield Office
2452 Black Rock Tpke.
Fairfield, CT
Phone: 203-372-9848
Fax: 203-374-6404

Newtown Office
26 Main Street
Newtown, CT

Phone: 203-426-6568
Fax: 203-426-2006
 

Dr. Landin is a general dentist whose practice involves all aspects of dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, veneers, crowns, implants, root canals and children's dentistry. Periodontal health is the foundation of his practice. Nitrous oxide and headphones are available upon request. Emergencies are handled promptly. Evening and Saturday hours are available. All treatment is performed in an environment maintained with the strictest infection control standards. His personal philosophy of dentistry is to deliver the best possible dental care while making the experience as pleasant as possible.

Dr. Landin's educational background includes a B.S. degree from Yale University, 1973, a D.M.D. degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University, School of Dentistry, 1977, and three years of service as a dentist in the U.S. Air Force. In 1990, he received his F.A.G.D. (Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry) after taking 350 hours of continuing education courses as well as passing a rigorous exam. Professional organizations that he is a member of include: the American Dental Association; the Connecticut State Dental Association; the Academy of General Dentistry; and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Landin's practice is dedicated to introducing new technological breakthroughs when they add value to the patient's visit. They include digital x-rays, the VELscope, the diode laser and Oraverse, a local anesthetic reverser. Digital x-rays allow for the instantaneous viewing of x-rays and the ability to enhance that viewing with all the potential of the computer. The Velscope is a new diagnostic screening tool to improve the oral cancer check. By shining a light at the tissue the doctor can see if anything suspicious is occurring under the surface of the tissue.

The diode laser is a minimally invasive (i.e. almost bloodless) way of trimming excess tissue so that fillings and crowns can be perfected. It can even be used to eliminate unsightly blue spots (hemangiomas) on the patient's lips. For those patients who do not like staying numb after their appointment, there is Oraverse.  When the appointment is almost over Dr. Landin will inject this drug in the same location where he injected the anesthetic.  On average, this will cut the period of numbness after the appointment by 50%.

 
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