Our Endodontists (Root Canal Specialists)

All endodontists at our practice maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest advances in the fields of dentistry in general and the special focus on endodontics . Read on to learn more about the experience and training of our endodontists.

  • Bruce Y. Cha,

    Dr. Cha’s practice is limited to endodontics which is a specialty of dentistry to preserve and maintain the natural teeth and prevent tooth loss. By applying state-of-the-art technology and up-to-date scientific knowledge, modern endodontic treatment is highly successful in keeping people from losing teeth. Dr. Cha has been a dentist for 37 years and an active full-time endodontist in the Greater New Haven area for 30 years. He has been involved with teaching at Yale-New Haven Hospital and UCONN School of Dental Medicine as a volunteer part-time faculty member. Dr. Cha strives to serve every single patient with exceptional and comfortable treatment in a gentle manner. Dr. Cha is strongly supported by a team of knowledgeable and caring staff members who work together with him to provide the best successful outcome for the patients they serve. [More about Dr. Bruce Cha]

  • Jin Jiang,

    Dr. Jin Jiang, originally from Chengdu, China, came to the United States and completed the endodontic residency program combined with Ph.D degree in biomedical science at University of Connecticut in 2001. She has worked as full-time faculty member first at the University of Florida College of Dentistry and later at University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. While serving as a faculty member in dental schools, she taught, supervised dental students and residents in the clinic and advised endodontic postgraduate residents on their research projects. [More about Dr. Jin Jiang]

  • Manuel A. Sato,

    Dr. Sato earned his DDS from Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University in Lima, Peru in 2000 and completed an endodontic residency at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 2020.

    Dr. Sato is a seasoned dentist with 20 years of experience and is a newly minted endodontist at UCONN. During his dental career, Manuel practiced as a general dentist, completed the Advanced Education General Dentistry (AEGD) residency and fellowship at UCONN. He then became an instructor at the AEGD. Dr. Sato has extensive teaching and community service experience providing care to diverse populations, including children. Dr. Sato has many positive attributes and has a reputation for being an excellent clinician as well as a caring individual who is always willing to help selflessly. Dr. Sato is committed to delivering compassionate care to his patients by understanding their needs.

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Wednesday: (Hamden Closed) | Friday: (New Haven Closed)


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8:30 AM-5:00 pm


8:30 AM-5:00 pm


8:30 AM-5:00 pm