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Todd L. Vaccaro, DDSDr. Todd Vaccaro - Dentist Niskayuna NY

Dentist in Niskayuna, NY

 

Dr. Todd L. Vaccaro is a general dentist in Niskayuna, NY, who specializes in providing high quality dental care. Dr. Vaccaro graduated from Niskayuna High School in 1992. He obtained his B.S. in Biology (with a minor in Chemistry) from Bucknell University in 1996. Dr. Vaccaro earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from SUNY at Buffalo in 2000. He then completed a one year general practice residency at the Stratton VA Hospital in Albany, NY, where he gained additional training in the areas of prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and implant dentistry. After being in a partnership with Dr. Kent Molino for twelve years as Molino and Vaccaro Dentistry, Dr. Vaccaro is now the sole owner of Vaccaro Family Dentistry.
 
Dr. Vaccaro places a high premium on continuing education. He has been a member of the Capital District Continuum for Advance Dental Education (CDCADE) or the past 6 years. This club focuses on higher level education and complex dental issues related to diagnosis and treatment planning. To date he has completed over 900 hours of coursework and continues to search for the newest and best methods and materials.
 
Dr. Vaccaro is an active member of the dental community. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Dental Society of the State of NY, the Fourth District Dental Society, the Schenectady County Dental Society and the Ellis Implant Study Club. Dr. Vaccaro is also a member of the Seattle Study Club and continues to study using the Frank Spear continuum.
 
Dr. Vaccaro is married to Dr. Elizabeth Evans (a former associate in the practice). They live in Niskayuna and are busy with their twin girls. In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Vaccaro enjoys golf, swimming, and participating on the Adirondack club water polo team.

 

Megan CurranDr. Megan Curran  - Dentist Niskayuna

Dentist in Niskayuna, NY

 

Dr. Megan E. Curran is a general dentist, mother of five, and active member of the Niskayuna community. Dr. Curran graduated from Niskayuna High School in 2002. She then earned a B.S. in Biology from SUNY Albany, graduating with honors in 2006. After spending two years and publishing studies as a Virology researcher with the New York State Department of Health, Dr. Curran continued her education at Tufts University School of Medicine. There she earned a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Sciences in 2010, graduating magna cum laude. She continued her dental education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and earned her Doctorate of Medical Dentistry in 2014, again graduating magna cum laude. While at Tufts, Dr. Curran served as vice present of her graduating classes and was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a national dental honors society. While at Tufts Dr. Curran married her husband, Charles Contompasis (also a Niskayuna native) and had their first son.

Dr. Curran and her family returned home to Niskayuna in 2014 to complete her one year general practice residency at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY, where she remained as an attending dentist for 5 years. During this time she honed her skills in implants, extractions, dentures, fillings, and medically complex patient care. She is excited to continue serving her community as a member of the team at Dr. Molino and Dr. Vaccaro’s practice. Dr. Curran is a member of the American Dental Association and the Fourth District of the New York State Dental Society.

Dr. Curran takes a modern approach to dentistry, understanding that today’s patients have an expectation for simplicity, transparency and honesty in their treatment. She aims to provide the quality dentistry that patients deserve, in a manner that is inclusive and easy to understand, educating her patients while encouraging their participation in oral health.

In addition to her roles at work and at home, Dr. Curran is the Director of the NYS chapter of the Tears Foundation, a national non-profit organization that provides financial and emotional support to families that have lost infants. This a cause close to her heart, done in honor of her son.

Dr. Curran currently resides in Niskayuna with her husband, their four children and two dogs. She can be spotted driving her crew around to local parks and sporting events. If not for her career in dentistry she would love to be a kindergarten teacher or a professional Target shopper.