Dr. Vincent LaPorta
Dr. LaPorta performed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University where he received his bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences. He then went on to graduate from the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated with special recognition for his proficiency in periodontics. He completed his post-graduate periodontics residency at the University of Maryland and has been practicing for over 15 years.
In addition to private practice, Dr. LaPorta serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine where he lectures and provides clinical instruction to the periodontal residents. This affords him the opportunity to work closely with the dental education community and helps him maintain his high standards of providing continuing education.
Dr. LaPorta is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a member of both the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Dental Association. In addition, he was the past president of both the Manchester Dental Society and the Connecticut Society of Periodontists. He has experience in dental research and has been published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology on the topic of pathologic lesions of the gingiva. Dr. LaPorta has volunteered his dental services locally by participating in Connecticut's Mission of Mercy Events. He has also traveled to Amazonian Peru as a member of a health care team to provide dental treatment for under-served areas. He plans to continue to contribute his services as an advocate for those in need and he is eager to begin his next venture soon.
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Periodontics
- American Board of Periodontology (Diplomate)
- Connecticut Society of Periodontists (Past President)
- Manchester Dental Society (Past President)
- Spear Study Club for Excellence in Dentistry