Meet the Doctors
Gabriela Vatafu & Lucian Vatafu • D.D.S.
Gabriela Vatafu, DDS and Lucian Vatafu, DDS husband and wife, both earned their DDS degree in 2005 at New York University, College of Dentistry.
Driven by strong commitment to quality dentistry, in 2008 they opened a dental practice located in Newington.
After gaining experience in managing a dental office, they wanted to extend their practice choosing Glastonbury as a new location. Enthusiastic about learning new techniques they expand the professional knowledge through continuing education courses. Dr. Gabriela Vatafu enjoys performing the aesthetic procedures, like Veneers, Lumineers, and she is a certified Invisalign provider. Dr. Lucian Vatafu places Implants and he is more pro-surgical procedures.
Whether performing restorative, cosmetic, prosthetic or surgical procedures, their goal is to provide the very best for patients. They live in Wethersfield and they have two children.
Megan Lachance Thomas, Registered Dental Hygienist
Megan has been practicing dental hygiene for over three years. Having graduated with honors from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene, Megan was awarded the Mabel C. Mccarthy award in Dental Hygiene for her work with special needs children. She also holds degrees in Biology and Theater from the University of Connecticut. In her spare time, Megan enjoys animals, painting and traveling with her husband John.
Azra, Dental Assistant
Upon graduating from the University of Sarajevo, Azra moved to New Britain, CT and shortly after joined our practice. She speaks fluent Bosnian and English. What she loves most about dental assisting is being able to help people every day. During her free time, you can find her traveling or spending quality time with her family.
Maggie, Front Office
Maggie was born in Poland and grew up most of her life in CT. She speaks fluent Polish and English. Maggie graduated summa cum laude from Saint Joseph college with a dual degree. She has an extensive background in the business and the dental field. With her experience and knowledge, she is always happy to assist you with any treatment planning, scheduling or insurance needs. In her free time Maggie enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her husband and daughter.