It is important that you find a doctor who you feel comfortable with for your health and wellness needs. All of our dentists strive to only deliver excellent care and work. We choose our doctors carefully based on their licensing, work experience, education and professionalism. Our team of accomplished doctors is committed to ensuring that our patients receive high quality care and superior customer service.
Dr. James Nguyen
Dr. James Hai Nguyen graduated from Tufts University of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA in 1998 and served his residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He opened Dental & Vision Associates in 2003; a family dental practice geared towards providing patients with the highest quality dental in a comfortable setting. Expanding his service, he opened a second location in 2016. Elite Dental is located in Cromwell, CT. Dr. Nguyen is dedicated to his career and provides his patients with a gentle, caring, comprehensive approach to oral health. During his free time, he enjoys cruising, fishing and spending time with his wife and three children.
Dr. Carlos Degollado
Dr. Carlos Degollado graduated from the Universidad Intercontinental in Mexico City in 2001 and served his residency at UConn Health in Farmington, CT. He has been practicing dentistry for over 20 years. He joined Dental & Vision Associates in 2015 and continues to provide the best dental care to his patients. He currently holds licenses in Virginia, Florida and Connecticut and is committed to continuing education. He is also serving as faculty at UConn Health in the Division of General Dentistry. He enjoys golfing and spending time with his family.
Dr. Ly Hopkins
Dr. Ly Hopkins graduated from Tufts University of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA in 2012, Since graduation, she has been practicing in Connecticut. She joined Dental & Vision Associates in 2012 and provides her patients with comprehensive dental care. She is committed to continuing education due to her passion in the dental field. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and three children.
Dr. Cyanka Dsouza
Dr. Cyanka Dsouza graduated from University of Medicine & Dentistry (UMDNJ) in Newark, NJ in 2013, She joined Dental & Vision Associates in 2014 and provides her patients with the highest quality in dental services available. She is committed to continuing education to stay current with changes in the dental field. She enjoys traveling, watching movies and spending time with her husband and two children.
Dr. Njeri Dodson
Dr. Njeri Dodson grew up in Bridgeport, CT and earned her undergraduate degree from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2017. She went on to graduate from University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 2021 and completed her general practice residency at Hartford Hospital. She joined Dental and Vision Associates in 2022. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, traveling, cooking, going to the gym, and spending time with her friends and family.