Alicia Almeida, DMD
A Great Dentist

Smiles for a Lifetime

We are committed to excellence. By providing our patients with exceptional dentistry and personalized care, our patients return to our office again and again because they recognize the value we offer.

Meet the Team at Alicia C. Almeida, DMD PC

Dr. Almeida, along with our entire team, have a simple commitment – to provide you with outstanding dentistry in a caring and comfortable environment where you feel welcome and respected. We look forward to getting to know you. Take a moment to learn more about our team by reading about us below.

Alicia Almeida, DMD, PC

Dr. Almeida earned her Bachelor of Science at the University of Connecticut and earned her dental degree at the University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine. She completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at the University of Connecticut Health Center.  

Dr. Almeida holds memberships in the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association and the Greater Waterbury Dental Society.  Dr. Almeida is committed to a lifetime of clinical learning and professional development.  She is currently completing the core curriculum of the Dawson Academy.  The Dawson Academy is a group of dentists committed to continued learning, professional growth, and providing the best care to their patients. 

When she is not at the practice you can find her spending time with her husband & three little boys, exercising, and cooking. 


Anita Tietz , RDH

Dental Hygienist

Anita is from Watertown CT and earned her degree from Fones School of Dental Hygiene and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Bridgeport. She received the Dr. Robert H.W. Strang Prize and is a member of the Sigma Phi Alpha Honor Society.

Anita truly loves what she does and she has been with the practice for 36 years. She enjoys getting to know our patients and their families, watching them grow, and providing great dental care.

Anita loves spending time with her family. She enjoys cooking for fun, family get-togethers, yoga classes, and Sunday motorcycle rides with her husband.


Joy Salvatore

Financial Coordinator

Joy, originally from Watertown, has been with our practice for 22 years. She is a former dental assistant who has transitioned to the business team.  Joy loves getting to know our patients and feels proud of the quality care that our team provides.

Overall wellness is important to Joy.  She  practices alternative therapy in her time away from the office. She also enjoys spending time with her good friends and her son, Brandon.

A Healthy smile is just a click away.
An Extended Family

It is a pleasure to get my teeth cleaned. Everyone in the office is always kind and friendly. I trust Dr. Almeida and Dr. Tannenbaum with my dental health. My dental hygienist Valerie is WONDERFUL! It is like an extended family. Naugatuck and myself are both lucky to have this practice/team.

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