Dr. Giuseppe Santaniello, DDS

Dr. Giuseppe Santaniello, DDS

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Dr. Giuseppe Santaniello, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Enfield, CT. He graduated from University Of Maryland / Baltimore College Of Dental Surgery and practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

135 Elm St

Enfield, CT 06082

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
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This content was provided by Dr. Santaniello "Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel CenterOffice of Public AffairsDenver, CO 80280-1010 BRIGADIER GENERAL GIUSEPPE P. SANTANIELLOUSAF (Retired) Brigadier General Giuseppe P. Santaniello served as the mobilization assistant to the Air Force Surgeon General, Office of the Surgeon General, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington D.C. He was responsible for advising on plans, policies, and standards as they relate to the Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) Dental Service members. He provided professional guidance for the selection, training, career control, and personnel utilization of dental augmentation forces in peacetime as well as wartime contingencies. In wartime, he assumed responsibilities as directed by the Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services, specifically to control the integration of Total Forces for the Air Force Reserve Medical Service. Additional duties included membership in the AFRC Senior Medical Officers Group, the Association of Military Surgeons (AMSUS) Membership Task Force, and the Air Force Surgeon General's Mirror Force Steering Committee. General Santaniello was commissioned in the Air Force as a First Lieutenant in 1966 through the early commission program while he was a student in dental school. In 1968, he was commissioned as a Captain and assigned as a dental resident at the David Grant USAF Hospital, Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The general has served as an Assistant Base Dental Surgeon while on active duty. He separated from active duty in August 1972 and joined the Air Force Reserve. As a reservist, he has served as a Chief of Dental Services and Commander of a Medical Squadron at an Air Force Reserve Group, Command Dental Surgeon and Dental Staff Officer at an Air Force Reserve Numbered Air Force, as a Dental Advisor for Air Force Reserve Command Headquarters, and as an IMA to the Air Force Reserve Command Surgeon in the Office of the Chief of the Air Force Reserve, at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.. EDUCATION: 1968Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, University of Maryland1974Master of Science degree in Orthodontics, State University of New York, Buffalo, N.Y.1983National Security Management Course ASSIGNMENTS: 1. July 1978 - July 1969, dental internship, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.2. August 1969 - August 1972, assistant base dental surgeon, Aviano Air Base, Italy3. December 1974 - July 1976, general dentalAugust 1976 - October 1989, chief of dental section, 914th Clinic, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base, N.Y.5. November 1989 - January 1990, clinic commander, 914th Clinic, Niagara Falls Air Reserve Base, N.Y.6. February 1990 - September 1991, command dental surgeon and dental staff officer, HQ 14th Air Force, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga.7. October 1991 - November 1992, dental advisor to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Health Services, Headquarters, Air Force Reserve, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.8. December 1992 - June 1994, individual mobilization augmentee to the Air Force Reserve Command Surgeon, Office of the Chief of Air Force Reserve, Pentagon9. July 1994 - July 1998, AFR Mobilization Assistant to the Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services, Office of the Air Force Surgeon General for Dental Services, Bolling Air Force Base, D.C.10. July 1998 – January 2002, AFR Mobilization Assistant to the Air Force Surgeon General, Office of the Air Force Surgeon General, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington D.C. MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS: Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf clusterDistinguished Presidential Unit CitationAir Force Outstanding Unit Award with two oak leaf clustersNational Defense Service Medal with oak leaf cluster OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS: Life member of the Reserve Officer Association and Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS). Board qualified, American Board of Orthodontics. Member of the Aerospace Medical Association, Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners, Council of National Board of Dental Examiners, American Association"
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This content was provided by Dr. Santaniello "As an orthodontist I believe in performing quality treatment on both children and adults in a time-efficient manner. My philosophy of treatment is simple: do what is best for the patient. The core values I follow in my treatment of patients is putting the patient first, integrity, and excellence in all we do. I believe in rendering the highest quality of treatment to all my patients so that their experience in my office is positive and they will have an attractive lifetime smile."

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

9  Conditions Treated

  • Malocclusion - Short Stature Syndrome
  • Overbite
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Underbite

13  Procedures

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0 Malpractice Claims

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Education

  • American International College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • University Of Maryland / Baltimore College Of Dental Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • D Grant Usaf Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

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Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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The best and most talented orthodontist in the area. Caring, attentive and talented. Beautiful results
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He is the sweetest and the most competent orthodontist I've ever had the pleasure of being serviced by. He is honest and realistic, but also kind. The staff is also very knowledgeable and welcoming, with good senses of humor. They make sure to remember the best appointments to make for your...Read More
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My wife has come here to bring her son Enfield Ct. She has complaint about inappropriate unwelcomed comments and touching of her face by a younger orthodontics there every time she goes... I'm very pissed off and disappointed. If this keeps up I will file a complaint with the connecticut...Read More
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Went to Dr. Santaniello for two and a half years to get my teeth straightened again. He was tied for cheapest of 6 orthodontists and he was Italian like me so I decided on him. It was one of my best choices in doctors. Funny, light-heated, joyful, knowledgeable and professional. There are not...Read More
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