Meet the Team
Give Us a Call: (203) 265-7118
Unlike many dentist offices Dr. Fried’s practice is a welcome place for families and children in Connecticut. With a friendly attitude and soothing atmosphere you and your kids won’t have to worry about anxiety or gripping the dentist chair until the arms break off. Dentists are here to help, not hurt, and the special care that Dr. Fried and his staff take with each client is a testament to their philosophy in beautifying smiles and providing the best dental care possible.
With several experienced dental assistants, lab technicians and hygienists on staff you are given the full attention of Dr. Fried’s staff so you won’t have to worry about lost records, inaccurate information or faulty x-rays. Dr. Fried focuses on family and pediatric dental care and is the only dentist you or your family will ever need.
Dr. David L. Fried, DMD
For a warm, personal dentist with a thorough background in the field, contact Dr. David L. Fried at Fried Dentistry. Dr. Fried prides himself on creating a comfortable, friendly environment for patients of all ages, and his dentist office welcomes patients from Wallingford, Meriden, Cheshire, and throughout Connecticut.
Dr. Fried is a native of Wallingford, CT. He attended The University of Connecticut, graduating in 1986, and was fortunate to be selected as a U.S. Air Force General Practice resident. After tours in Washington D.C; Sicily, Italy; and Portsmouth, NH, he returned to Wallingford to open a practice dedicated to provide quality dental care. A lot of tools have changed due to technological advances, but the atmosphere of the office is still unchanged. We still offer a professional, friendly, and welcoming environment to our patients. Dr. Fried takes pride in ensuring patients are healthy and comfortable.
Dr. Fried is retired from the Connecticut Army National Guard and served a total of 23 years in the military. He has been active in the Wallingford Kiwanis Club and serves in leadership positions with Connecticut State Dental Association. Dr. Fried has been a member of the Connecticut Study Club for Excellence in Dentistry for over 10 years and is a Clinical Instructor at the UCONN Dental School in the restorative department. For the past 3 years, he has mentored dental students on mission trips to Honduras and has been an active participant in all of the Connecticut Mission of Mercy free dental clinics. Dr. Fried maintains his proficiency by attending numerous continuing education seminars.
Dr. Fried is a member of Ryan’s Inner Circle, a charitable foundation dedicated to children, and has been a ice hockey coach for the Wallingford Hawks and a coach for Wallingford Little League. He is also a sponsor of Wallingford Center, Inc/ Wallingford Board of Education Credit for Life Program.
Brieana, Registered Dental Hygienist
A graduate of the University of New Haven’s prestigious dental hygiene program, Brieana has been part of our dental team since 2012. Her #1 goal is to go above and beyond each patient’s needs and wants by providing comprehensive dental care. Her compassionate manner and enthusiastic approach to preventive oral hygiene put patients instantly at ease. Brieana strives to stay current in the latest evidence-based research on oral-systemic connection, new products, and dental therapies. Growing up in a small town in New Hampshire, Brieana found enjoyment for outdoor recreation and staying active. She and her husband enjoy traveling, spending time with family and friends and have two lovable kitties, Remi and Jax. Her passion to share new insight with patients shines through and helps ensure a healthy smile!
Nicole, Registered Dental Hygienist
Nicole completed her formal dental hygiene education with a degree from the Lincoln College of New England. She has worked her way up in the dental field by beginning as an assistant almost ten years ago! Nicole’s diverse dental experience includes having worked in long term care facilities, pediatric settings, and in orthodontics. Her range of dental experience gives her the ability and know how to treat her patients comprehensively with confidence. She aims to educate and engage patients in all stages of dental health to improve their confidence and overall understanding of their needs. Seeing progress with her patients from one appointment to the next is what really makes dental hygiene a rewarding career for Nicole. She currently resides in her hometown of Portland. She enjoys anything crafty like painting, drawing, pottery, and any good Pinterest ideas. She also enjoys hiking, going to concerts, summer music events, and anything to do with the beach!
Lauren, Dental Assistant
Lauren has many years of assisting experience and will ease your anxieties during your treatment. She enjoys helping educate patients in any area of concern. Lauren is fastidious with supporting the cleanliness and sterility of the dental rooms. In her spare time, Lauren loves to attend cultural experiences and participate in community events. She loves to travel, watch movies, and read a good book. Her favorite holiday is Halloween!
Barbara, Office Manager
Barbara has over 10 years of experience in the dental community. Her focus is in insurance, financing, treatment planning, and payment options. She loves helping people in and out of the office. Barbara is a wife, mother and grandmother. She is a New York Rangers fan and enjoys watching hockey games, movies and spending time with family and friends.
Brenda, Patient Coordinator
Brenda has been in the dental field for over 15 years. She is friendly and eager to answer any of our patients’ questions. She is great with scheduling and confirming appointments and explaining treatment plans and financial options. Outside of the office, Brenda volunteers as an instructor for a military youth program and attends many community events. She also loves to travel and meet new people.