Gene Wichmann, DMD
Broad Air Force Training Leads To Taking Over His Motherâ€™s Practice
After graduating from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 1997, Dr. Wichmann spent five years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force with the 366th Medical Group in Mountain Home, Idaho from November 1997 until May 2002. His years in the armed services gave Dr. Wichmann hands-on experience in performing all types of dental procedures - often working with limited resources and heavy time constraints.
In May of 2002, Dr. Wichmann took over the dental practice of his mother, Dr. Ida Smith. She opened the practice in Plainville, Connecticut in 1978. Also in 2002, Dr. Wichmann served as Base Dental Surgeon for the Connecticut Air National Guardâ€™s 103rd Medical Squadron. From 2005 to 2007, Dr. Wichmann served as Vice Commander of the Dental Unit of the 439th Aerospace Medical Squadron at Westover Air Force Base in Chicopee, Massachusetts.
Dr. Wichmann is a member in good standing with the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Three or four times a year he updates his dental expertise through educational courses in areas that include oral surgery, oral pathology and restorative dentistry. This advanced training provides him with a continuing connection to dentistryâ€™s newest treatments and procedures.
A Highly Experienced and Expert Staff
The practiceâ€™s dental assistant, Anna Czekaj, is an extremely well trained and capable individual who has passed a rigorous training and certification process to attain her Certified Dental Assistant certification.Â Â She has extensive experience in all aspects of general dentistry.
Further, Anna is fluent in both Polish and English.
John Hancock is the insurance expert at Dr. Wichmannâ€™s office. John makes certain that patients take advantage of all their insurance benefits and that they understand those benefits. Assisting John with insurance and the front desk operation is Alisha Mikolinski. Both Alisha and John excel at explaining benefit sheets to patients, working with finances and generally helping the patient make the most of their specific insurance policies and unique financial situations.
This dentist accepts the following plans. This may include dental insurance as well as dental savings plans, an affordable alternative to dental insurance. With a dental savings plan, members can save 10-60% at the dentist. Click here to learn more.