Meet the Clayton Dental Office Doctors

Dr. Scott A. LaClair

Dr. Scott A. LaClair

DDS


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

DDS


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!

COVID-19 update:  March 17 11:00 am

 

Following the guidance of the American Dental Association and recommendations of the CDC the Clayton Dental Office is suspending all elective procedures and will be closing today March 16 at 4 pm for a minimum of 3 weeks.  Our staff will be contacting each scheduled patient that this directly impacts to help in scheduling and answer any questions.

Emergency dental issues?  We are allocating resources and are making ourselves available to manage more urgent situations.  We ask that you phone us, as our office will not be open to foot traffic, 315-686-5142. If you have any emergent needs, please feel comfortable calling upon us and we will help you manage the issue at hand.  We are managing a set schedule to meet the demand for our patient family’s more immediate needs.

Thank you for your patience.  We urge you to consider self, family and community in your daily plans, be safe and stay well.  We look forward to seeing you all soon.

Dr. Scott LaClair