Clayton Dental Office

Why Choose Us?


Clayton Dental has undergone extensive renovations including the construction of a new pediatric wing.


The latest in dental technology and sterilization procedures.

Anxiety Free

Compassionate care in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Our highly trained, committed staff of caring dental professionals and administrative patient advocates will provide the framework to help you understand your treatment needs, manage all fiscal and compliance barriers and be complete in care.

Financial Options

Clayton Dental Offices participate with: Teamsters, United Concordia, Child Health Plus, Metlife. We also accept MC-Visa, Discover and Carecredit.

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Business Hours

Monday – Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm

Friday – Sunday: Closed

Featured Doctors!

Dr. Scott A. LaClair

Dr. Scott A. LaClair

A native of the North Country, Dr. Scott attended Morristown Central School, graduating in 1987. Earning a Bachelors degree from Potsdam College, Dr. Scott moved on to the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine accomplishing his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995.

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Ranked in the top 10% of all graduates in the country Dr. Scott earned the Harvey D. Sprowl Award, the Pierre Fauchard Academy Undergraduate Certificate of Merit award, a Fixed Prosthodotics award, the Pediatric Dentistry Certificate of Achievement and was selected into the Omicron kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society. He holds affiliation with the American Dental Association, Dental Society of NY, Jeff-Lewis County Dental Society, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and Academy of Gen. Dentistry,

Dr. Scott works tirelessly to bring world-class dentistry to the North Country. Founder of the Thousand Island Center of Dental Technology at Clayton Dental Office, Dr. Scott routinely travels the country learning techniques and new approaches to dentistry from today’s leaders in dentistry. Invisalign, MDI implants, Oral Conscious Sedation and expanded technology in guided implantology and sleep apnea are all examples of the ongoing effort to expand treatment alternatives.

While extremely proud of his dental team and enjoying the dental arts, he is most content being with his family. He and his wife KI enjoy being anywhere and doing anything with their three beautiful children Hunter, Romi and Ruby.

Dr. Chelsea Eppolito

Dr. Chelsea Eppolito

Dr. Chelsea Eppolito has joined the Clayton Dental Office. We are so excited to have Dr. Chelsea return to her hometown to practice Pediatric Dentistry. A lifetime resident of Clayton and graduate of Thousand Islands Central School, she received her BS in Biology (2010) and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) (2014) from SUNY at Buffalo.

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Deciding to specialize in Pediatrics, she completed a Pediatric dental residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA., where she added to her knowledge, skills and abilities by becoming the Chief Dental Resident.

Dr. Chelsea is committed to providing sedation and dental services to the children of the greater North Country community in a safe, non-threatening environment. She brings with her an innovative, high-tech approach to serving all children in a delicate, compassionate manor. She is ready to help you optimize your children’s dental health, setting them on the path to a happy, healthy smile for a lifetime!

Inside Our Location

Proudly serving Clayton, NY and surrounding areas in Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence Counties and all of Upstate New York.

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Patient Testimonials

My son was excited to brush his teeth!

“So we made it home from our appointment and my son was so excited to brush his teeth. He was talking about his visit and he said he had fun! I was so pleased with the friendliness of the staff and how child friendly everyone was! We had a wonderful visit. Thank you!”

Wonderful care

“We are fortunate to have world class dental care in our area. You might have noticed a substantial
amount of work in my mouth. It has been my good fortune to have great dentists. You and your staff are
clearly the best. You are fast and painless; everyone is competent and professional. Thank you for providing
us with this wonderful care.”

A great job

“Thank you so much for your patience with me, and doing such a great job! You have all been so wonderful and I am not terrified of the dentist anymore! I would recommend your office to anyone needing great care! Thanks again!”

COVID-19 update:  June 3, 2020 12:12 pm

Clayton Dental Office and River Pediatrics says… WELCOME BACK NORTH COUNTRY…..  after months of working together to push back on the pandemic, it has never felt better to get out and get going.  Our shared north country spirit is best shared with others and it belongs outside…. while it could temporarily be shut in, there is an abundance here amongst us that will not be denied and it feels so good to see it on the smiling faces of our community.

Here at the office, we have been preparing for your next visit for months and we are ready.  You won’t be able to miss our enhanced safety measures, every detail from sterilization to target scheduling has been managed and our team training is spot on.  We are confident that we have adopted the safest approach to care and created systems to ensure the safety of every visitor.

Our professional team are focused on a simple foundational approach: a triad of technology, training and kindness.  We are ready to efficiently diagnose, explain, offer financial approaches and move to quickly remedy your dental issues.  Featuring same day response and high tech solutions in an environment of intense radiation and aerosol management our practice is positioned to help you find comfort at a pace like no other.

So if you are looking for a new dentist or don’t have a dentist, check out our website, ask a friend, give us a call, we are ready, we are capable and we look forward to seeing you because at the Clayton Dental Office and River Pediatrics, it has always been Comfortable, Safe, Anxiety Free dental care.