Prosthodontist in the Hartford, Connecticut Area

Dr. Avinash Bidra is a Board Certified Prosthodontist (a dental specialist in implants, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry) and a sub-specialist in Maxillofacial Prosthodontics.  He completed his dental and specialty training from India, Florida, Connecticut, and Texas.  Dr. Bidra is one of the few board certified prosthodontists in Connecticut and the only one in Glastonbury. He has extensive surgical experience with dental implants, having placed and restored thousands of implants and is responsible for your entire implant treatment. Dr. Bidra focuses on gentle, one-on-one patient care to create personalized dental treatments.


In addition to private practice, he also serves as Clinical Professor and Program Director of the Post-Graduate Prosthodontics Residency Program at UConn School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Bidra trains other dentists across the country on principles and techniques of implant treatment. He frequently lectures on the podium at National and International dental conferences. Clinical protocols and implant surgery safety checklists developed by Dr. Bidra are used by clinicians worldwide. He is also involved in cutting edge research and lectures at national and international meetings as well as having published several articles in international scientific journals. Dr. Bidra’s publications can be accessed at:


Dr. Bidra has won numerous awards in his career including the Distinguished Clinician Award by the American College of Prosthodontists, as well as the Top Dentist Award by Connecticut Magazine. Dr. Bidra is the past president of the Connecticut Section of Prosthodontists, and has been featured on NBC CT News, CBS Radio, WebMD, Science Daily, Dental Town and Medical News Today. Dr. Bidra’s patients originate from several states of the US including Puerto Rico.

Dr. Steven M. Balloch and Dr. Avinash S. Bidra

Steven M. Balloch, DDS and Avinash S. Bidra BDS, MS, FACP

Dr. Steven M. Balloch and Dr. Avinash S. Bidra are award-winning nationally renowned dentists who have been providing world-class  advanced cosmetic and implant dentistry for many decades. They are members of various prestigious dental organizations, including:

  • American College of Prosthodontists
  • American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • American Board of Prosthodontics
  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Connecticut State Dental Association

To speak with Dr. Steven Balloch or Dr. Avinash Bidra about your dream smile, request a consultation online or call us a (860) 659-8660.

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