Board and Staff Biographies

Ernest Spira, DDS
Vice-Chairman

Ernest Spira, DDS, a retired periodontist provided oral healthcare services for over 40 years. Dr. Spira has served as Vice-Chairman of the board since its inception. He serves on both the Development and Public Relations Committees. Dr. Spira is Co-chair of the Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic and Facilities Lead. He has served as President of the Manchester Dental Society and has served on the board of the Connecticut State Dental Association (CSDA), as well as the America’s Dentists Care Foundation. Dr. Spira has held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Saint Francis Hospital and presently teaches at Hartford Hospital. He is a member of Pierre Fauchard Academy, CSDA, American Academy of Periodontology and Fellow in the American College of Dentists.

Dr. Spira has been Vice-Chairman of the Board since its inception and serves on the Development Committee and Public Relations Committee.

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