32 Church Hill Rd. Suite 201
Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 270-4586

Top notch Pediatric and Orthodontic care in our beautiful Newtown location!

Our Newtown office is one of our newest and most modern buildings, with the latest state-of-the art equipment and top-notch pediatric dental specialists.


Dr. Laura Huling, DMD

Pediatric Specialist

Before joining Dental Associates of Connecticut as a Pediatric Dental Specialist, Dr. Huling attended Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., graduated with a BA in biology and went on to dental school at the University of Connecticut. She received multiple awards in dental school, including the Fox award, recognizing the best overall dental student in her graduating class and the pediatric dentistry award recognizing her as the student with the most promise in the field. She prides herself in her ability to treat children in a fun and comfortable environment and strives to help children become lifelong dental patients, without fears and phobias.

Dr. Stefanie Aquilina, DMD

Pediatric Specialist

Dr. Stefanie Aquilina is a Board Certified Specialist in pediatric dentistry. Her goal is to make each child feel special and proud of what they can accomplish. Dr. Stefanie embraces minimally invasive techniques in treating her young patients.

After completing her residency, Dr. Stefanie worked in private practice in Western Massachusetts, where she was presented with the Top Ten Under 10 Award by the Massachusetts Dental Society. She is proud to maintain surgical privileges at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

When not in the office, Dr. Stefanie enjoys traveling, yoga, skiing, and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Stefanie loves animals and would be happy to show you a picture of her “furbabies”!

Dr. Stefanie Aquilina

Dr. Julie Harris, DMD

Pediatric Specialist

Dr. Julie Harris is a pediatric dentist dedicated to providing quality care with a smile. She earned her dental degree from McGill University and completed a residency at Montreal Children's Hospital.

Dr. Harris specializes in treating children, including those with disabilities, after finishing the Pediatric Dentistry program at the University of Rochester. Patients see her for various treatments like fillings, root canals, and sealants. Fluent in English and French, Dr. Harris ensures that parents understand their child's condition and treatment options, providing the specialized dental care they need.


Dr. Aaron Gilman, DDS


Dr. Gilman specializes in Orthodontics and practices in both our New Milford and Newtown offices. Dr. Gilman was certified by Invisalign in 2001 and now he is the largest provider of Invisalign and Invisalign Teen in the state of Connecticut. With his experience in treating even the most complicated cases with Invisalign, Dr. Gilman has helped Dental Associates to become the 6th largest provider of Invisalign in the United States. Dr. Gilman also serves as a dental consultant for the Children’s Adventure Center in Sandy Hook and is available to their staff regarding advice on the dental health and care of the children enrolled in the school.

Dental Associates KIDS Newtown is located in the beautiful Lexington Gardens plaza, in the same building as our general dentistry office, making it very convenient to keep your whole family smiling!


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