Dr. Carlos M. Cruz-Chu


Dr. Carlos Cruz-Chu received his doctorate training in Lima, Peru at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Dr. Cruz has been with our practice since 2013. After graduation, he worked as a teaching assistant in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry of the University. Dr. Cruz-Chu received postgraduate training in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Connecticut Health Center. Upon completion of the program, he was awarded an appointment as a member of the faculty at the University. During his tenure at the University Dr. Cruz-Chu continued to practice dentistry as a general dentist at the University Hospital and gained a wealth of experience working with a diverse population. Dr. Cruz-Chu saw that he had a special affinity for working with children and decided to undertake a two-year pediatric dental specialty training at the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Cruz-Chu believes that one of the keys to good dental health for all children is having access to professional dental care and decreasing anxiety in children about visiting the dentist so as to form life-long habits of regular dental visits and good dental hygiene. Dr. Cruz speaks fluent Spanish.