Southington Dentistry staff

The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff’s training, professional credentials and work experience.

Neil Salesky, D.M.D., M.A.G.D.

Dr. Salesky

Dr. Salesky is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and is well trained in the latest dental techniques and technology including cosmetic dentistry, one visit root canals, and embraces drill-less dentistry in which many cavities can be filled without an injection. Dr. Salesky is also trained in Sedation Dentistry where you can have dentistry done comfortably and wake up to a more beautiful and healthy smile. He is also well skilled in dental implants, tooth whitening, nitrous oxide analgesia, cosmetic dentures, extractions, and other modern procedures and dental practices.

Dr. Salesky is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of General Dentistry, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, and the Connecticut State Dental Society, having received awards from these societies for his proficiency in dentistry. He is also recognized as Connecticut Magazine’s Top Dentist 2020. He takes approximately 3-4 days of continuing education a month and is working toward an MAGD- a continuing education degree in which less that one percent of general dentists participates.

Besides being an extremely qualified dentist, he has an excellent and caring chair side manner. I am sure you will be very comfortable with him and his staff. He is married, lives locally, has three wonderful daughters, and is the proud owner of three adopted greyhounds. He also has many hobbies and interests including metal sculpting, canine rescue, running, racquetball and biking.
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Michael Resiman, D.D.S.

Dr. Resiman

Dr. Michael Reisman is a 1977 graduate of Georgetown University School of Dentistry, and completed a Family Practice Residency Program at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He has been practicing dentistry in the town of Southington for twenty-seven years. Michael Reisman is a member of the American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, The Connecticut State Dental Association, and is the past president of the Dental Society of Greater Southington. He stays abreast of current dental techniques by attending numerous continuing education courses. He is also known for his exceptionally caring and gentle manner. Dr. Reisman resides in Southington with his wife, Susan and they have had 4 lovely children. He is an active member of the Kiwanis club and enjoys fishing, dancing and following the Red Sox.

Dorothy O. Roberts, DDS

Dr. RobertsDr. Dorothy O. Roberts has an inner peace that is reflected in her soft reassuring voice and her commitment to delivering the Gold Standard of care. Her unending patience and understanding of the emotions children experience in the dental office make her a very popular dentist with pediatric patients. It is the same calm that so very many adult patients appreciate when they see her in the dental office. Dr. Roberts has extensive experience in all areas of general dentistry including root canal therapy, crown and bridge, cosmetic dentistry, white fillings, Invisalign, nitrous oxide, and implants. She also aided The US military reach healthy dental status prior to deployment. She loves to garden and spend time with her family and three children. She wants to help every patient achieve a healthy, beautiful smile while empowering them to make wise decisions about their oral health.

Chi Yu Yang, DMD

Dr. Yang Dr. Yang is a general dentist from Montreal, Canada. He obtained his DMD degree from McGill University and pursued further training at the University of Connecticut in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. He has been providing high quality dental care to patients of all ages and backgrounds in the greater Hartford area. Dr. Yang distinguishes himself as a gentle and caring provider who offers personalized dental care.

Dr. Yang is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Connecticut State Dental Association, Hartford Dental Society, and an associate member of American Association of Endodontists.

In 2014, Dr. Yang participated in a dental humanitarian mission in Yucatan, Mexico, where he provided restorative and surgical dental care to patients of all ages with a team of specialists, general dentists and students.

In addition to English, Dr. Yang is fluent in French and Mandarin Chinese. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and exercising with his wife. He also participates in Toastmasters International meetings and plays soccer in his spare time.

Our staff takes exceptional pride in our ability to make patients feel comfortable and relaxed, even those most fearful of the dentist. Our goal is to provide a friendly, positive attitude to our patients, their families and the entire community regarding dental health and treatment. As our community’s local dentist near Wolcott, Plantsville, Southington and Bristol, we appreciate every patient that becomes part of our close-knit community.

  • Dr. Neil Salesky, D.M.D., M.A.G.D., FICOI
  • Dr. Michael Reisman, D.D.S.
  • Melissa Cilibert, Office Manager
  • Dawn Stevens, Insurance Coordinator
  • Nicole Aviles, Patient Coordinator
  • Kelsey Cyr, Clinical Dental Assistant
  • Sara Cianciolo, Clinical Dental Assistant
  • Rebecca Barsch, Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Julia McCarthy, Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Marcela Karnas, Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Kristin Green, Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Gabby Gambino, Registered Dental Hygienist
Our staff