Meet The Doctors

Meet Our Shoreline Dental Care Doctors

For over 30 years, Shoreline Dental Care has delivered quality family dentistry to the communities of Milford and West Haven. As a growing father-son practice, we’re continuing to expand the services we offer to patients of all ages.

New Patients Are Always Welcome!

Ready to find a dentist where you’ll feel like part of the family? Call Shoreline Dental Care today!

Dr. Joseph Tartagni

joseph-tartagniDr. Joe completed dental school at the University of Connecticut in 1985, but his postgraduate education continues to this day.

Each year, he completes hundreds of hours in professional training courses. This includes a dental implant residency operated through NYU, along with advanced studies with the Dawson Center, TUFTS University, UCLA, and the Las Vegas Institute. In fact, he is one of the most educated dentists in the state.

Most recently, Dr. Joe has been studying airway management techniques of patients with sleep apnea and sleep disordered breathing.

His Professional Affiliations

Dr. Joe really enjoys working as a family dentist, but when he’s away from his office he also has a passion for traveling and physical fitness.

Dr. Jason M. Tartagni, MS, MPH

jason-tartagni-1Along with holding a doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Jason also holds a Master’s degree in public health. He enjoys giving back to underserved children through the ADA “Give Kids a Smile” program, along with mission trips to Jamaica with other dental professionals. During dental school, he was recognized for his achievements in prosthodontics and received an award for his work.

Dr. Jason joined his father at Shoreline Dental Care to fulfill his goal of providing relationship-based, comprehensive oral health care to the families he has already grown to know and love.

His Professional Affiliations

Like his father, Dr. Jason also enjoys spending as much time as possible being a dentist. When he isn’t seeing patients, he enjoys physical fitness, lacrosse, and spending time with his family and friends.

Advanced Implant Education (AIE)’s Dental Implant Immersion Program

For the second time, Dr. Jason took part in the Advanced Implant Education (AIE)’s dental implant immersion program. This program is a hands-on surgical course where dentists place dental implants under the supervision of world-renowned implantologists. The program is 5 days long, with 4 days of live surgery.

The program is run by Dr. Isaac Tawil of New York, and Dr. Scott Ganz of New Jersey. Both serve as mentors to Dr. Jason. During the trip, the doctors place between 15 and 35 dental implants and perform advanced procedures such as sinus lifts, ridge splitting, bone grafting, platelet rich fibrin (PRF), and all other advanced surgical/preprosthetic procedures involved with dental implant placement.

Continuing Education

Both Dr. Joe and Dr. Jason are deeply committed to their continuing education, completing hundreds of hours of training in various areas of dentistry. Some of Dr. Joe’s notable continuing education includes the below courses and certifications:

  • Wehrle Implant Immersion Course, Tijuana, B.C. Mexico
  • NYU/Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center Implant Maxicourse
  • NYU – Advanced Dental Implant Education
  • Sinus Lifts – Crestal Contemporry Approaches to Transcrestal Sinus
  • Jamaica Mission Trip – Mentoring Nova University Students
  • Hard and Soft Tissue Regeneration for Ideal Implant Placement
  • D.O.C.S. – Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • Center For Esthetic Excellence
  • Craniofacial Epigenetics
  • Ortho-Tain Healthy Start Removable Ortho Appliances
  • Six Month Smiles
  • Airway Focused Dentistry
  • Align Technology – Numerous Invisalign Courses/Study Group
  • Epigenetic Orthodontics
  • Periodontal Team Management
  • Soft Tissue Management
  • Periodontal Medicine For Total Body Health and Wellness
  • Dental Sleep Masters Levels, I, II, III
  • Implementation of Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Somnomed-Sleep Disturbed Breathing and Oral Appliance Therapy
  • Diplomate

Dr. Joe has also completed the following Maxicourses/Continuums:

  • NYU – Aesthetic Advantage Hands on Continuum
  • Lasers/Electrosurgery, Tooth Colored Restorations, Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Osseous Surgery, Ceramic Restorations, Clinical Diagnosis, Esthetics
  • LVI – Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies
  • Infonet Academy
  • The American Society for Clinical Research (ASCR) The New Paradigm
  • Tufts University Occlusal Design
  • Vantage Institute
  • Sunrise Dental Summit