Meet our West Hartford Dentists
All professionals at Comprehensive Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Joe Parets attended the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry in 2009. Following graduation, he completed a year of advance training at the Hartford Hospital General Practice Residency program.
Dr. Parets is presently an attending dentist in the General Practice Residency program at Hartford Hospital and serves as the Vice President for the Hartford Dental Society.
As a pre-doctoral student, Dr. Parets organized a dental mission trip to Tobati, Paraguay to provide oral hygiene instruction and tooth extractions for underserved families.
Dr. Parets grew up in New Jersey and has been living in the Greater Hartford area since 2005. He currently lives in West Hartford with his wife and three children.
Dr. Parets is a member of the American Dental Association, the Connecticut State Dental Association, the Hartford Dental Society.
Dr. Sara Kerin is a Hartford native. She did her undergraduate work at Georgetown University and completed her dental education at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, graduating with honors in 2013. While at UConn she coordinated numerous community outreach programs also spending time in the Dominican Republic educating and treating patients in an underserved village near Santo Domingo.
After dental school Dr. Kerin moved to Colorado to attend the Denver VA Hospital's General Practice Residency program where she was exposed to advanced treatment modalities, including implant placement. She practiced dentistry in Colorado for 5 years before returning back to Connecticut to join Comprehensive Dental Care.
Dr. Kerin is a member of the American Dental Association, the Connecticut Dental Association, the Hartford Dental Society, and the Spear Study Club. She lives in Bloomfield with her fiance and two German Shepherds. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, seeing live music and being outside. From hiking to snowboarding to paddle boarding, she loves being active.
Dr. Rosenlieb earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Bucknell University, and he received his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Rosenlieb is a member of the American Dental Association, the CSDA, and the Hartford Dental Society.
Dr. Rosenlieb is presently a senior attending dentist in the General Practice Residency program at Hartford Hospital and also the treasurer of their Dental Department.
Originally from Exton, Pa, Dr. Rosenlieb lives in West Hartford with his wife Machelle and their two children, Natalie and Christopher.
In his spare time, he enjoys golf, skiing, biking, scuba diving and Porsches.
Dr. Abel received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hofstra University. He is also a graduate of The University of Connecticut Dental School where he successfully completed a two-year post-graduate Family Practice Residency program. Dr. Abel is a member of the American Dental Association, the CSDA and the Hartford Dental Society. He is also a member of The Academy of Osseointegration.
Dr. Abel is a life-long Connecticut resident, presently living in West Hartford with his wife Margie and their son Adam. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, golf and hiking.
Dr. Alexander is a graduate of The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy and the New York University College of Dentistry. He served an internship at The New York French and Polyclinic Hospital and Medical School and a residency in General Dentistry at The University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Alexander went on to serve as a clinical Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry at the UConn dental school. Dr. Alexander is a member of the American Dental Association, the CSDA, and the Hartford Dental Society. He is also a Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry and a member of The Academy of Osseointegration.
Dr. Alexander resides in Avon and loves to spend his spare time on the golf course, in the garden, at the theater or movies and following his two sons, Brad and Jed, who are pursuing careers in the entertainment industry.
Meet our Hygienists
Marilyn lives in South Windsor and has two grown children, Jen and Frank. In her spare time, Marilyn enjoys reading, cooking and gardening.
Karen lives in Old Wethersfield and enjoys bowling, the UConn Women’s Basketball Team and summers at the beach.
Galina and her family emigrated to the United States from the former Soviet Union in 1989. She has one grown daughter who lives and works in Miami. Reading, traveling and spending time with her family and friends are Galina’s favorite pastimes.
Cheryl lives in West Hartford and has a grown daughter who is pursuing a nursing degree. Cheryl also has two young step-children and is very busy with their activities! If Cheryl has any free time, she enjoys outdoor activities – especially the beach!
Kelley lives in Unionville with her husband, three sons, two cats and a dog. During the warm weather, she and her family enjoy boating on Tyler Lake. Kelley loves cooking and maintains a large garden in the summer.