About the Doctors

 Drs. Donald W. Kohn, Douglas B. Keck and Sara Ysaac-Garcia are pediatric dental specialists dedicated to providing quality dental care for children, adolescents and patients with special healthcare needs.   Their two offices are conveniently located on the Connecticut Shoreline in New Haven and Madison.

 

Donald W. Kohn, D.D.S.

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. KohnDr. Kohn is an internationally recognized authority in pediatric dentistry. He is the founder of the Pediatric Dentistry Center at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and served for 25 years as Director of Post-Doctoral Pediatric Dentistry and Chief of Dentistry at the hospital, as well as Clinical Professor of Surgery (dental) and Pediatrics at Yale University School of Medicine.

An alumnus of Northwestern University and honors graduate of Emory University School of Dentistry, Dr. Kohn completed post-doctoral specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

A noted author and editor, he has served as president of numerous key professional organizations including the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Society of Dentistry for Children, the Connecticut Society of Pediatric Dentists, the Connecticut Society of Dentistry for Children and the New Haven Dental Association.  Dr. Kohn is an examiner for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

 

Douglas B. Keck, D.M.D.

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. KeckDr. Keck serves on the clinical teaching staff at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Yale School of Medicine. A graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, he completed his post-doctoral specialty training at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Keck has served as president of the Connecticut Society of Pediatric Dentists and the Connecticut Society of Dentistry for Children. He actively serves on the Council of Government Affairs of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and on the Legislative Council of the Connecticut State Dental Association.

 

Dr. Doug Keck was published this month

 

 

 

Sara Ysaac-Garcia, D.M.D.

Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Dr. SaraDr. Sara Ysaac-Garcia received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from the University of the Philippines in April 2003, where she ranked first in her graduating class as well as third overall of the 1500 examinees who took the National Dental Licensure Exam in 2004. She achieved her Postgraduate Certificate in General Dentistry after completing a General Practice Residency in Dentistry in June 2006 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Dr. Ysaac-Garcia completed a two-year postdoctoral specialty training program in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. As a fully-trained Pediatric Dental specialist, Dr. Ysaac-Garcia holds Board Qualified status with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Ysaac-Garcia became a Volunteer Civilian Dentist in the Philippine Marine Corps in 2004-2005. She held an appointment as Clinical Instructor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine from October 2007 through June 2011. Throughout her career she has received numerous awards, scholarships and recognition for her achievements: Her research paper, which displayed an expert knowledge of dentistry, earned her first place at the Dentsply Student Clinician Research Contest, and she was named the International College of Dentists’ Most Outstanding Graduate in 2003. Dr. Ysaac-Garcia was granted Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in July 2008.

Dr. Ysaac-Garcia is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and has joined our Drs. Kohn and Keck as members of the clinical faculty and Medical Staff in Pediatric Dentistry at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital.

  

991 State Street | New Haven, CT 06511 | P: 203.787.3669 | F: 203.785.8416 | Hours: Mon-Fri 9-5pm
149 Durham Road #33 | Madison, CT | P: 203.245.1454