(860) 248-4143

130 New London Tpke, Suite 4
Norwich, CT 06360


Norwich Endodontists

Amy D. Amaro, D.M.D.

Originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. Amaro attended the University of Scranton, then graduated with honors from Dickinson College in 1994 with a B.S. in Biology.

Dr. Amaro attended Temple University School of Dentistry, where she earned her D.M.D. degree graduating in the top 3% of her class. She was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society in 1998. She also received the "Pierre Fauchard Award" for excellence in periodontics.

In 1998, Dr. Amaro spent a week in Haiti as part of the Haitian Health Foundation providing free dental care to the remote villages.

Since 2000, Dr. Amaro has been offering the highest quality endodontic care in the Norwich - Norwich area & the surrounding communities. Recognized among the "Best Dentists in CT" by Connecticut Magazine, Dr. Amaro is highly regarded by her patients and colleagues. Dr. Amaro is a member in good standing of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, the Connecticut State Dental Association, the Connecticut Endodontic Association and the New London County Dental Association.

Dr. Amaro is married and has one child. When not practicing root canals, Dr. Amaro is active in her son's school and likes to relax doing yoga.

Christopher Lento, D.M.D.

Dr. Christopher A. Lento is from Philadelphia, PA and was born in 1955. He graduated from Temple University in 1977 with a BA in Psychology and a 4.0 GPA. He received his degree with summa cum laude. He is also a Phi Beta Kappa recipient.

Dr. Lento attended the University of Pennsylvania Dental School and graduated in 1981 with a D.M.D. degree. Dr. Lento then entered the U.S. Navy Dental Corp. as a general dentist and spent 11 years serving in the U.S. Navy. Tours of duty included Great Lakes Naval Dental Center, U.S. Naval Dental Center Okinawa Japan, Newport, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C.

Dr. Lento entered the endodontic residency program at The Naval Dental School, Betheseda Medical Center in 1989. He graduated with his post doctoral degree in endodontics in 1991. He received the Admiral's Award as the most outstanding resident in his graduating class of 1991. Dr. Lento completed his active duty with the Navy at the U.S. Naval Base, Newport, R.I. in 1993 and elected to stay in New England.

Dr. Lento established his dental practice in New London, Connecticut in 1993 and has been in private practice since then, specializing in endodontics. Connecticut Magazine recognized Dr. Lento as the "Best Dentists, in CT."

Dr. Lento became Board Certified in endodontics in 1999. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American College of Endodontic Diplomates, the Connecticut State Dental Association, the Connecticut Endodontic Association and the New London County Dental Society. He is a past president of the New London County Dental Society.

Dr. Lento has been married for over 30 years to Debbie and they have 2 grown children, Matt and Sarah. He enjoys outdoor activities such as fly fishing, kayaking and tennis. Technology and computers are his other passions.

Sam Ramadan, D.M.D.

Dr Ramadan

Dr. Sam Ramadan grew up in West Haven, Connecticut. He always had a liking for dentistry through the influence of his grandfather. After high school, he attended the University of Connecticut in Storrs. In 2007 he graduated, in the top ten percent of his class, with a bachelors in Biology. He then went on to pursue his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

His interest and passion for endodontics was evident since dental school; as he received the UPenn Endodontics Award for clinical excellence in 2010 and 2011. After dental school, Dr. Ramadan returned to Connecticut where he practiced as a general dentist for a couple of years in West Hartford. His constant urge to advance his experience and clinical abilities lead him to become IV sedation certified through the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He then went on to practice sedation dentistry in Burlington, Vermont for an additional two years.

In 2014, Dr. Ramadan decided to pursue his Endodontic Specialty at the University of California in San Francisco. There, he received extensive training in surgical and non-surgical endodontics. His passion for teaching has earned him an award for "most influential" resident voted by the dental students at UCSF. He devoted many hours of his free time to teach the dental students about endodontics.

Dr. Ramadan is finally coming back to his home state to settle down with his fiance. Dr. Ramadan is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Association of Endodontists, and the Connecticut Dental Association.