Dr. Sejal Thacker
Dr. Thacker performed her undergraduate studies at Nair Hospital Dental College in Mumbai, India, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery. She then went on to graduate from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, where she graduated with special recognition for Divisional Excellence in Periodontics. She completed her post-graduate periodontics residency at the University of Connecticut, as well as receiving her Masters of Science. She has been practicing periodontics for over seven years.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Thacker serves as the Assistant Post-Graduate Periodontics Program Director at the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, where she provides lectures and clinical instruction to the periodontal residents. This has afforded her the opportunity to develop close relationships with the dental education community and to help mentor many students who have gone on to successful practice in Connecticut and beyond. In addition, Dr. Thacker was recently awarded the American Academy of Periodontology’s Educator Award in recognition of outstanding teaching and mentoring in periodontics.
Dr. Thacker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, and the American Dental Association. In addition, she has served as the President of the Connecticut Society of Periodontists. She has experience in dental research on the topics of immediate load of implants, three-dimensional imaging in dentistry, and dental implant materials. She has been published in the International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Implants and in Imaging Science in Dentistry.
In her spare time, Dr. Thacker enjoys spending time with her husband Ajay and her two young children, Krish (age 5) and Meera (age 2). In addition, she is an avid cooker and can often be found hiking the countryside of Connecticut.
Dr. Thacker strives at all times to provide high quality periodontics in a caring and comfortable environment. She is very excited about the opportunity to provide your patients with the best possible care and looks forward to meeting you soon.