Dr. James T. Aris, DMD, MAGD

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    Job Title :
    General and Cosmetic Dentist

    Areas of Treatment :
    Dr. Aris provides implants, root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures, periodontal services including scaling, root planing and bone grafting, bonded fillings, extractions, cosmetic dentistry, whitening, complete oral rehabilitations including occlussal rehabilitation and professional cleanings and exams.

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    Practice Name :
    Wilton Center Family Dentistry

    Location :
    Wilton, 06897 United States

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    Description of Practice :

    Excellence in dentistry is the first commitment of Dr. Aris and his professional team.  Located in Wilton, Connecticut, Dr. Aris' practice utilizes state-of-the-art technology including hospital grade sterilization, digital x-rays, and CAD/CAM digital impressioning, designing and fabricating metal-free inlays, onlays, crowns and veneers. Dr. Aris is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and is among the top one percent of general dentists in this country who have earned a Mastership from the Academy of General Dentistry.  Dr. Aris provides implants, root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures, bone grafting, bonded fillings, extractions, full-mouth reconstructions, occlussal rehabilitation, periodonal services including scaling and root planing, invisalign, cosmetic dentistry, whitening and professional hygiene appointments and exams.

    Dr. Aris is recognized as a Leading Physician of the World and Top General and Cosmetic Dentist by the International Association of Dentsits.  Recently, Dr. Aris was named a 2016 Top Dentist in Connecticut Magazine's survey of Connecticut dentists.  

    Areas of Expertise :
    26 years

    Education/Degree :
    University of Pennsylvania, Doctorate of Medical Dentistry

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    Fellowships :
    Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry

    How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?

    Dr. Aris is dedicated to creating a partnership with every patient he treats to help them achieve and maintain their optimal dental health. During his 27 years practicing dentistry, Dr. Aris has accepted the charge to keep abreast of advances in the field for the benefit of his patients and the betterment of dentistry. His state-of-the-art CAD/CAM 3-D system allows him to create crowns, inlays, onlays and veneers on-site in just one day.  Dr. Aris’ extraordinary commitment to education allows him to perform sophisticated procedures including full-mouth reconstructions, root canals, implants and bone grafts.

    Professional Society Memberships :
    Penn Club of New York, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, CT State Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a Dawson Dentist, and past President of the Greater Norwalk Dental Society

    Honors and Awards :

    • Master of the Academy of General Dentistry
    • Top General & Cosmetic Dentist Wilton recognized by the International Association of Dentists
    • Leading Physicians of the World
    • New York Top Doc
    • TriBeta National Biological Honor Society
    • Scholar of The Dawson Academy
    • Past President of the Greater Norwalk Dental Society
    • 2016 Top Dentists in Connecticut Magazine

    Articles/Publications :

    Wilton Bulletin Dental Update

    Teaching and Speaking :

    A believer in life-long learning, Dr. Aris launched the Wilton Dental Study Group 20 years ago.  Dr. Aris regularly speaks in the community regarding the importance of dental health. Recently, he spoke to the local AARP group of 50 members on the importance of dental health to your overall health, and recognizing and treating periodontal disease.  He will be speaking at the upcoming Greater NY Dental Meeting on Pediatric Dentistry for the General Dentist.

    Research Interests :

    In 2014, the Dawson Academy, one of the leading international organizations for post-graduate dental education, announced that Dr. Aris achieved Scholar of the Dawson Academy.  The Dawson Academy is where dentists come to gain a better understanding of not only teeth, but also the muscles and systems that control them.  The Academy focuses on the essential principles and skills for complete care with a primary concentration in dental occlusion, the temporomandibular joints and comprehensive esthetic restorative dentistry.

    Dr. Aris is also involved in CAD/CAM technology and digital impressioning, designing and fabricating metal-free inlays, onlays, crowns and veneers in a day.

    A believer in life-long learning, Dr. Aris completed NYU Linhart Continuing Dental Education's Advanced Full-Mouth Reconstruction yerlong course in 2015.  


    Philanthropic Initiatives :

    Dr. Aris and the Wilton Center Family Dentistry team were proud to volunteer their professional services and expertise in Planscan CAD/CAM technology at this year's Connecticut Mission of Mercy.  The 9th Annual 2-day dental clinic provided free dental care for more than 1,700 patients in need on a first-come, first-served basis.  Planscan makes a digital impression of the preparation and proximal teeth to create an interactive 3D image.  The image is sent through wired or wireless connections to the Milling Center to fabricate the restoration on-site.

    Dr. Aris is a member of the Wilton Kiwanis Club and also supports Smile Train.


    Attributes Success To:

    At Wilton Center Family Dentistry, we truly care about each and every patient achieving their optimal dental health  We have an outstanding team with a strong belief in life-long learning.  We are meticulous in our detail to quality, and continually push boundaries and research new technologies to move forward for the benefit of our patients and the betterment of dentistry.


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    Place of Birth :
    New York

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    Favorite Medical Journal :
    JADA Journal of the American Dental Association, Compendium, DentalTown

    Hobbies/Sports :
    Sailing, Skiing, Family Time, and spending time with our two pugs

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