Dennis Ragoza, DMD

Doctor of Dental Medicine located in Carmel, NY

About Dennis Ragoza, DMD

Dennis Ragoza, DMD, is dedicated to excellence and providing incredible and compassionate care for patients. His passion and commitment for the best dental care is what has led him to become selected as Rifkin Dental’s newest member of the team. 

Dr. Ragoza’s belief that continuous education is the foundation to achieving beautiful and optimal results, has enabled him to devote his life to learning and being on top of all aspects of dentistry. The majority of advancements in the dental field have been made in the last decade which is why Dr. Ragoza remains current on technological, surgical, prosthetic, esthetic, rehabilitative, orthodontic, and medical topics in order to be able to provide comprehensive, complex, and specialized care to meet every individual’s unique oral and systemic health needs.

As a board member of the Bridgeport Dental Association, Dr. Ragoza organizes continuing education events for other dentists and raises money and support for local charities. He is also a delegate and board member of the Connecticut State Dental Association, a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and Fairfield County Dental Club. 

Dr. Ragoza graduated New England Scholar at the University of Connecticut where he completed his pre-medical curriculum, obtained a B.S. in Exercise Science, and also studied art. After discovering dentistry, he set aside his dream of becoming an orthopedist and went on to obtain his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, a level 1 trauma center, in Bronx, NY where he performed research using dental lasers.

Following his professional studies, Dr. Ragoza returned to Fairfield County and currently lives in Westport, CT. He grew up in Fairfield, CT where he spent 8 years of his life lifeguarding on Long Island Sound. Starting at a young age, Dr. Ragoza has volunteered for many organizations including Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Relay for Life, Mission of Mercy, Operation Hope, Huskython, as well as, other local community centers and foundations, and has participated in several international mission trips. In high school, he played football, lacrosse, rugby, and wrestled. Dr. Ragoza continued to play lacrosse and rugby in college and went on to win a national rugby championship with the Fairfield Yankees in 2016.  Since then he has hung up his cleats and now you’re likely to find him at the beach, working out, volunteering, snowboarding, or attempting to golf. Dr. Ragoza is also the proud commissioner of his local dental association’s fantasy football league.

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Dennis Ragoza, DMD, is dedicated to excellence and providing incredible and compassionate care for patients. His passion and commitment for the best dental care is what has led him to become selected as Rifkin Dental’s newest member of the team. 

Dr. Ragoza’s belief that continuous education is the foundation to achieving beautiful and optimal results, has enabled him to devote his life to learning and being on top of all aspects of dentistry. The majority of advancements in the dental field have been made in the last decade which is why Dr. Ragoza remains current on technological, surgical, prosthetic, esthetic, rehabilitative, orthodontic, and medical topics in order to be able to provide comprehensive, complex, and specialized care to meet every individual’s unique oral and systemic health needs.

As a board member of the Bridgeport Dental Association, Dr. Ragoza organizes continuing education events for other dentists and raises money and support for local charities. He is also a delegate and board member of the Connecticut State Dental Association, a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and Fairfield County Dental Club. 

Dr. Ragoza graduated New England Scholar at the University of Connecticut where he completed his pre-medical curriculum, obtained a B.S. in Exercise Science, and also studied art. After discovering dentistry, he set aside his dream of becoming an orthopedist and went on to obtain his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and completed his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital, a level 1 trauma center, in Bronx, NY where he performed research using dental lasers.

Following his professional studies, Dr. Ragoza returned to Fairfield County and currently lives in Westport, CT. He grew up in Fairfield, CT where he spent 8 years of his life lifeguarding on Long Island Sound. Starting at a young age, Dr. Ragoza has volunteered for many organizations including Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Relay for Life, Mission of Mercy, Operation Hope, Huskython, as well as, other local community centers and foundations, and has participated in several international mission trips. In high school, he played football, lacrosse, rugby, and wrestled. Dr. Ragoza continued to play lacrosse and rugby in college and went on to win a national rugby championship with the Fairfield Yankees in 2016.  Since then he has hung up his cleats and now you’re likely to find him at the beach, working out, volunteering, snowboarding, or attempting to golf. Dr. Ragoza is also the proud commissioner of his local dental association’s fantasy football league.


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