Dr. Erica Pitera, DMD

Dr. Erica Pitera, DMD

Pediatric Dentistry  |  
Female  |  
Age 30
Dr. Erica Pitera grew up locally in Cromwell, CT and graduated from Cromwell High School. She went on to receive her BS in biology from Duke University. She earned her DMD at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and was awarded for achievement in dental care for patients with special needs and for her leadership in the American Student Dental Association. Dr. Erica then completed a two-year specialty residency program in pediatric dentistry at Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Erica is a board certified pediatric dentist who specializes in providing comprehensive oral care to all pediatric and adolescent patients. In addition to her many professional memberships, she is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the medical staff at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford. She values continuing education and strives to stay up to date with all the latest dental treatments and techniques.

583 Saybrook Rd

Middletown, CT 06457

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Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Gingivitis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Crown
  • Simple Tooth Extractions

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Connecticut / School of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Columbia University / College Of Dental Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Pitera's Reviews

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Dr. Pitera's Performance
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Office & Staff Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Portland, CT |
My kids love Dr. Erica! The office is so much fun and the staff at Sweet Tooth is very friendly!
Middletown, CT |
Dr. Erica Pitera and her staff at Sweet Tooth Pediatric Dentistry are amazing! They are all so friendly and comforting to my children. The office is fun and kid friendly -- best pediatric dentist in Middletown! Highly recommend!!!
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Hospitals where Dr. Pitera has admitting privileges

Connecticut Children's Medical Center
282 Washington St
Hartford, CT 06106
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