WELCOME TO OUR PRACTICE
At Pediatric Dental Associates of Southbury, we want both you AND your child to have peace of mind when coming to the dentist. We consider it our job to create a lasting relationship with our patients. Each one is important to us, and we strive to earn the confidence and respect of our patients by treating them with warmth, understanding and personal attention.
We maintain a state-of-the-art practice, utilize up-to-date technology and advance our personal growth through continuing education courses. However, we feel that the quality of care our patients receive and our love of our profession is the driving force behind our work.
We realize that every child is his or her own unique individual and the doctors and team at Pediatric Dental Associates put our hearts into making our patients happy to return for their visits. Thank you for choosing us to become your dental family, and we hope to have many fantastic years to help your children grow from happy little patients into happy big ones.
MEET OUR DOCTORS
Dr. Annemarie “Mimi” DeLessio-Matta is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the College of Diplomates. Dr. Mimi was a recipient of a Presidential Scholarship at Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1989. She was also a graduate of the Honors Program. While at SFU, she lettered in women's soccer and basketball. She was elected co-captain of the soccer team for three years. She was active in student government and a member of Phi Delta Kappa sorority.
Dr. Antonio “Tony” Lepore, Jr. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the College of Diplomates. Dr. Antonio “Tony” Lepore Jr. graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York in Albany with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He continued in the SUNY system and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Stony Brook in 1986. After completing a general practice residency at Albany Medical Center, he participated in a postgraduate program at the teaching center of Cornell at North Shore University Hospital. There, he was recruited and served as the residency program director and assistant professor of Surgery at Albany Medical College.
Dr. Elina Bilman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the College of Diplomates. Dr. Elina graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Binghamton with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 2002. She went on to receive her degree in Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where she was a Deans Scholarship recipient and was inaugurated into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. During her time at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Elina was involved in craniofacial research of patients with bilateral cleft lip and palate. Her research was presented at the 56th annual American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association meeting.