Achieving Excellence in Family Dentistry

General Dentist - Waterford, CT



Caring Dentistry

When life gets busy, the last thing on your mind is making sure you and your family make it to the dentist. But dental care has a big impact on your oral and overall health. Our caring team is passionate about ensuring everyone is receiving the care they need to have a healthy and beautiful smile! We’ve built our practice around this passion and constantly strive to help each of our patients feel valued and comfortable.

Our dentists in Waterford, CT are trained in comprehensive family dentistry and offer these services in one convenient location. Our staff is welcoming and friendly, here to assist you with easy scheduling and insurance or financing. And our modern, relaxing practice is equipped with state-of-the-art technology that helps us provide faster, better, and more reliable dental care. Schedule an appointment and see for yourself why so many patients return to our office year after year!

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Meet The doctors

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Dr. Yuvika Raj Kumar

Dr. Kumar is a very compassionate and self-motivated dentist. In India, she graduated with a Bachelors in Dentistry (2005) after which she pursued her dream of becoming an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in 2010. Her research topic was TMJ internal derangement and she wrote a library dissertation on implants. Successively, she practiced surgery in a tertiary care hospital setting for 5 years. Her article on third molars was published in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. After moving to San Francisco, she attended the University of California, School of Dentistry, and attained her DDS degree. Post-graduation she briefly worked as a general dentist in Napa, California after which she moved to the east coast to continue practice.

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Dr. John Drew

Raised in Waterford, CT and a lifelong resident, Dr. Drew received his undergraduate and dental degree from the University of Connecticut in 1983. He has provided experienced and comprehensive family dentistry services to his community for over three decades. Dr. Drew is a member of the American Dental Academy, Connecticut State Dental Association, and the New London County Dental Society. He strives to be an active listener so he can provide the most personalized dental care.

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Dr. Joshua John

Dr. Joshua John began his journey at the University of Pittsburgh, where he obtained his undergraduate degree (2011). He continued on to the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and acquired his Doctor of Dental Medicine (2016). Before joining Drew Dental Group, Dr. John had been in private practice for 7 years in Maryland.

Dr. John values his patient’s role in making educated decisions about their treatment, while creating an atmosphere that is comfortable and pain-free. He is experienced in both natural tooth and implant restorations, including crowns and bridges, and is well-versed in root canal treatment. Dr. John is passionate about providing treatment using the latest technology and is constantly seeking opportunities to advance his education.

Outside of the practice, Dr. John enjoys spending time with his wife, Kirsten, a local Madison, CT native. They enjoy hiking, skiing, traveling, golfing, and taking their dog with them wherever their adventures take them.

Our Top Services


Crowns and Bridges

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Crowns and Bridges

Have a broken or missing tooth? We can fix your smile with beautiful and strong dental crowns and dental bridges. Our dentists are experienced in these restorative treatments and can help you restore function and beauty to your smile. We’ll make the process comfortable with our personalized treatment and convenient, efficient appointments.

Gum Disease Treatment

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Gum Disease Treatment

Keep gum infection from harming the health and function of your smile with our personalized gum disease treatment. Scaling and root planing removes the harmful bacteria and calculus buildup from your teeth and in the pockets around your tooth roots. Treatment can successfully resolve infection of the gum tissues and can be managed through periodontal maintenance.


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Restore a beautiful smile that allows you to bite and chew foods! Our modern dentures are custom-fitted to your mouth to improve your dental function and smile aesthetics. We provide partial and full dentures hand-crafted from strong, life-like materials to fit comfortably and look completely natural.

Family Dentistry

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Family Dentistry

Don’t look any further for a dentist who’s passionate about providing dental care to patients of all ages. We are experienced in procedures for kids as well as preventive, restorative, and cosmetic services for adults.

Our Affiliations

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Connecticut State Dental Association

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New London County Dental Society

Our Patients tell the story best

Alma F.
"You can't find a better group of people than the one's at Raccio and Drew Dental Group. Their work is excellent and everyone is so pleasant and caring."
"Always a warm , smiling welcome and real listening to my questions and concerns. Always good explaining of that day’s procedures. Many thanks."
Alexandria H.
"The best dentist and the best hygenist and the whole crew. Very comfortable place as soon as you walk in."
Mary Ann C.
"Everyone in that office could not be any nicer. Everyone goes the extra mile to help! And everyone makes you feel right at home."
"The best place for Dr Drew to take care of your Dental needs. Everybody is very, very nice and courtesy. They make you feel welcome, and right at home."
Brian F.
"Cleaning done in a professional, friendly manner. The staff and Dr. Drew take care to make the visit comfortable."
Louise L.
"Love this practice. Dental hygienists are very good. I love to have my teeth cleaned. Employees are pleasant, competent and thorough."
Patrick C.
"Been with Dr Drew for 20 plus years, always a caring and professional dentist! The best I have met so far!"
"Never a wait and always friendly faces! The staff is top notch and Dr. Drew is the best. I've been coming here for 25 years and I am very satisfied."
Nancy G.
"I've been a patient since 1989 and couldn't be happier. The entire staff is caring, capable and responsive if you ever have a problem. Great dental group!"

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262 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT 06385