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First Line Dental Opens In Manchester, CT

By February 12, 2019No Comments

February 11, 2019, Waltham MA: First Line Dental ( is now open and seeing patients at 238 Tolland Turnpike, Manchester, CT 06042 next door to Big Y. The brand-new multi-specialty dental office features digital x-rays, paperless charts, and the latest in dental technology. First Line Dental is changing the way people perceive the dentist by offering friendly and empathetic personalized dental care with a commitment to patient satisfaction and exceptional dentistry. The practice is open 8:00am-8:00pm Monday through Thursday and 9:00am-5:00pm on Friday and Saturday for the convenience of patients. General dentistry and specialty services will be offered in-house which means care can be coordinated between providers. First Line Dental accepts most insurance plans as well as Husky Health for children. For those without insurance, First Line Dental accepts Essential Dental Plan, which provides members with a significant discount on dental care for a low annual fee.

Dr. J. Robert Stanko, Dental Director of First Line Dental, is a navy veteran with over 35 years of experience. He holds a Doctorate in Dental Medicine (DMD) and a residency certificate in General Dental Practice from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Stanko was the Director of the General Practice Residency Program at Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT and at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. Prior to opening First Line Dental, Dr. Stanko worked at a multi-location group practice first as Clinical Director in Rocky Hill and then as primary general dentist in Manchester, CT. Dr. Stanko’s warm and welcoming personality and focus on great treatment outcomes is well respected by his patients.

“I’m excited to be continuing my practice in Manchester. I enjoy seeing my patients flourish and helping each generation achieve a healthy, confident smile.” says Dr. J. Robert Stanko. “I want my patients to feel comfortable and at ease during their treatment and have the peace of mind that comes with an experienced team. We are committed to making it easy for patients to visit the dentist even with today’s busy schedules. That’s why we are open late and on Saturdays.”

With a $79 new patient offer, new patients receive an exam, all necessary x-rays, a hygiene visit and a personalized treatment plan. Consultations are always free and dental emergencies will be seen same-day. Orthodontic services, including traditional braces with no money down and payments as low as $189 per month, are available to patients of all ages.


ABOUT FIRST LINE DENTAL:  First Line Dental is a practice for those seeking exceptional dental care that’s convenient, affordable, and close to home. With a mission to create healthy confident smiles for life, First Line Dental creates one-on-one relationships with patients to deliver truly personalized care in a warm and welcoming environment.

ABOUT 42 NORTH DENTAL, LLC:  42 North Dental, formerly Gentle Dental Partners, is a leading dental support organization in New England supporting First Line Dental and over a dozen practice brands in 59 locations.  For over 40 years, 42 North Dental has been providing business and administrative support to dental practices, which allows dentists to spend more time providing exceptional care to their patients. With a shared vision of providing patients with healthy confident smiles for life, 42 North Dental and the practices it supports, will continue to partner to deliver convenient, high-quality dentistry to the communities served and to be the career destination for exceptional doctors, hygienists, and dental professionals. 42 North Dental supported practices have been rewarded for excellence including winning 26 Readers Choice awards and 47 Boston Magazine Top Dentist distinctions in 2018.



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