Drs. Phil and Samantha Zelmanow are pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to their neighbors in East Lyme and the surrounding communities.

Phillip Zelmanow, DMD

Phillip Zelmanow earned his dental degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, after earning his bachelor’s degree from SUNY Albany. He has taken numerous postgraduate education courses, specifically selecting courses focusing on full mouth rehabilitation. Recent training in restoration of complex implant cases allows him to give patients rock-solid replacements for missing teeth. He is constantly evaluating emerging dental methods and technologies in order to provide his patients with the best results with a high emphasis on comfort. He is honored to have been named a Connecticut Magazine® Top Dentist for the years 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2016.

Samantha Zelmanow, DMD

Samantha Zelmanow also earned her dental degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, after earning her bachelor’s degree from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to entering private practice, she served a general practice residency at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Her continuing education has focused on occlusion and family dentistry, with recent courses in composites that allow her to offer strong, natural-looking white fillings. Her commitment to lifelong education ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow.

Dr. Phil is an active participant in the community, serving as a board member of the Lyme/Old Lyme Education Foundation, a nonprofit established in 2006 to support and enhance public education in our community. Dr. Samantha currently serves as the president of the Center School PTO. In their spare time, the doctors enjoy spending time with their two daughters, especially at the beach in summer and skiing in the winter.