Dr. James E. Pucci graduated from Yale University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in psychology. In 1991, he earned his doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. In that same year, Dr. Pucci entered a specialized residency program in periodontology and implantology. He graduated from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry in 1993 where he received his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in periodontology.
Dr. Pucci limits his practice to periodontics with specialized services in surgical implant dentistry. As a periodontist, Dr Pucci has been specially trained in both surgical and non-surgical procedures to eliminate gum diseases, soft tissue grafting procedures to correct gum recession and root sensitivity, and bone grafting procedures that enhance the amount of bone support around teeth. His training also includes bone regeneration procedures to enhance the amount of bone in areas of the jaw where there are missing teeth. As an implantologist, Dr Pucci is certified in 7 different implant systems and has been placing dental implants for the past 25 years. Dr. Pucci prides himself on the ability to deliver the highest quality of care with a light touch and a gentle, caring bedside manner.
Dr. Pucci is an active member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology. He also gained membership into the American Academy of Osseointegration, the American College of Oral Implantology, and The International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He served on the Insurance Council of the Connecticut State Dental Association. Dr. Pucci also served as an adjunct professor for the University of New Haven Dental hygiene program where he teaches DH327 Periodontology.
Dr. Pucci and his wife Elaine reside in North Haven, along with their two children Sarah-Jane and James Charles.