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New Smile Dental, LLC | Meet the Staff in Ridgefield

New Smile Dental 

Ashfaq Ahmad, D.M.D. 

890 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield, CT 06877


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Meet the Staff

Dr. Ashfaq Ahmad

Dr. Ashfaq Ahmad has over 10 years of experience. He obtained his DMD degree from Boston University with honors and a 2 year training in Surgical and Prosthetic Implant treatment from New York University College of Dentistry.

Dr. Ahmad has been practicing in Greater Danbury Area for 8 years. He tries to stay up to date with constantly evolving treatment options by taking CE courses and actively participating in peer discussions. His primary emphasis is to develop long lasting relationship with patients by preventing disease in first place.

Dr. Ahmad lives in Bethel, CT with his wife and two kids. He likes spending time with his family, reading, swimming and traveling.






Erjeta.jpgErjeta Tehillim RDH- Registered Dental Hygienist

Erjeta Tehillim was born in Sarande, Albania and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to becoming a registered dental hygienist, Erjeta has worked as a certified dental assistant and dental receptionist. Concurrently, she obtained an Associate’s degree in Arts from Harry S. Truman City College in Chicago, IL. Recently married, she moved to Waterbury, CT where she graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at Lincoln College of New England in Southington, CT with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science.

Erjeta has a strong passion for the field of dentistry specifically in her area of expertise, dental hygiene. She believes that education empowers one with the knowledge that you can help others with. That is why as the dental hygienist at New Smile Dental, she will successfully treat and help our patients understand the importance of their oral health needs.