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Dr. Salvatore Pizzino, voted Best of the Gold Coast for Fairfield CT, has been treating patients in Fairfield County since 1995. Dr. Pizzino is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry, and completed a chief residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, where he is now a clinical attending physician. Dr. Pizzino has received his Masters through the Academy of General Dentistry. In addition, he completed fellowships in orthodontics and implant dentistry. In 2007 Dr. Pizzino co-directed dental implant seminars at NYU and has been an Invisalign Premier Provider since 2009, as well as an Invisalign guest lecturer.
In addition to being former president of the Bridgeport Dental Association, Dr. Pizzino serves on the CT State Dental Association Board of Peer Review, is a member and fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Functional Orthodontics, the International Congress of Oral Implantology and a member of the American Dental Association (ADA).
Dr. Pizzino enjoys spending time with his wife Cory and their children Callie, Nina, Lauren, Nadia, Salvatore, & Daniel. When he isn't hanging out at the beach with his family in Old Lyme, Dr. Pizzino is serving as a volunteer firefighter at the Southport Fire Department or spending one weekend a month,as a Commander in the Navy Dental Corps making sure his reserve unit in Newport RI is ready to deploy. Needless to say, In whatever Dr. Pizzino focuses his energy on, he sets himself to the highest standard.
Dr. Sasha Drexler grew up in St. Louis Missouri where both her mother and father are dentists. At 18, she headed off to the Rocky Mountains to complete her bachelor’s degree in Biology & Chemistry at the University of Denver. Then, Dr. Drexler received her DDS degree from the University Of Colorado School Of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Drexler worked in public healthcare and private practice in Denver before moving to Fairfield County to be near her husband’s family in New Canaan. She joined the Westport Family Dental team in 2016 and has loved working with the Westport community every since! Dr. Drexler and her husband Alex welcomed their daughter Sonia in March 2018.
Dr. Drexler is a part of the Gold Coast Study Club. This network of dentists and specialists in Westport joins together in continuing their education. Together they discuss research, new treatment modalities, and support one another in their common goal to constantly perfect the care they provide their patients. Recently, they traveled to Scottsdale to hear Frank Spear speak on esthetic dentistry, a field of dentistry Dr. Drexler is particularly passionate about!
Gold Coast Study Club Members Dr. Volchonok, Dr. Drexler, Dr. Smullin & Dr. Cappello.
Dr. Drexler’s top priority is to have relationships with her patients that are built on trust. It’s with this foundation that the Westport Family Dental team can deliver each patient the best personalized and quality dental care possible! She looks forward to serving the Westport community for years to come.