Dr. Sheila Poetti attended high school and dental school in India, graduating from the latter in 1990. She then furthered her studies at New York University, completing her schooling in 2002. Despite having obtained her degree, Dr. Poetti takes continuing education courses every year to remain current on modern dentistry and is also a member of the ADA and CSDA. She is certified in dental implant placement and restoration. Since 2004, Dr. Poetti has served as a dentist in the Meriden area, treating patients—especially those who have dental fear—with compassion and empathy, and educating them about their dental health. She is pleased to work with an awesome team of doctors, managers, front desk personnel, hygienists, and assistants—all of who are on board with achieving her goal of providing excellent dentistry in Meriden, Connecticut. Dr. Poetti has been married to Sreedhar for over two decades, and they have a 17-year-old daughter. In her free time, Dr. Poetti enjoys hiking, travelling, and cooking.
Dr. Bidra is a board-certified prosthodontist (specialist in implants, esthetics, and reconstructive dentistry) and a sub-specialist in maxillofacial prosthetics. He completed his dental and specialty training in India, Florida, Connecticut, and Texas. He has extensive surgical experience with dental implants, having placed thousands of implants, and is responsible for your entire implant treatment. This makes your treatment a one-stop experience and reduces your treatment cost. Dr. Bidra trains other dentists across the country on principles and techniques of implant treatment. He is also involved in research and lectures at national and international meetings as well as having published several articles in international scientific journals. Dr. Bidra is the current president of the Connecticut Society of Prosthodontists. He provides expert treatment for all-on-four (All-on-4®) same day permanent teeth and Teeth in a Day procedures that provide an immediate fixed implant bridge and eliminate the need to wear a removable denture during treatment. Dr. Bidra has been featured on NBC CT News, CBS Radio, WebMD, Science Daily, and Medical News Today. His patients originate from several states of the US, including Puerto Rico.
Meet Our Team
Our friendly dental team at Cloverleaf Dental Center is committed to helping you smile! We work hard to provide quality dentistry for all your oral needs and desires, and maintain a fun, friendly environment at our practice. We invite you to call us at 203-634-8727 to learn more about dental care in Meriden, Connecticut, and to make your appointment with our dentists. We look forward to meeting you!
Lisa – Office Manager
Lisa has been in the dental field for over 18 years and works hard to ensure that things run seamlessly and that our patients and staff members are happy. She oversees the day-to-day functions of our business office as well as helping to ensure patients understand and receive the best possible care. Lisa enjoys getting to know the patients and loves how her doctors and teammates feel like family.
Adi – Front Desk Secretary
Adi has been with Cloverleaf Dental Center since 2015 and is a natural people person that is friendly and helpful. She loves the opportunity she has every day to get to know our patients and assist them with their insurance benefits and treatment planning. Adi takes pride in working in such a positive environment and loves working with a great team of caring dental professionals.
Stacey – RDH
Stacey joined our team in May 2007. She loves working at Cloverleaf Dental Center, which she says is “not just a dental office—it’s that and more.” Stacey loves hiking, watching ice hockey, and being with family. Her boys are her world.
Kasia – RDH
Kasia has always like the medical field—she was a nurse for 6 years before becoming a registered dental hygienist. She is proud to work in a dental office that is comprised of different nationalities and cultures, as well as acceptance and respect for everyone. Kasia tries to be her best to every patient and coworker, and is always smiling—she is a #1 team player!
Adriana – RDH
Adriana graduated from Fones School of Dental Hygiene and joined our team over 10 years ago. She has 26 years of experience in different dental specialties, and her fluency in Spanish as a native of Colombia is highly valued in our multicultural practice. Adriana is married with three kids and loves travelling and taking care of her pets.
Katheline – RDH
Katheline joined our team in 2017. She works part time as one of our amazing registered dental hygienists!
Zumreta – Dental Assistant
Zumreta is a former teacher from Bosnia. She has worked at Cloverleaf Dental Center for over many years and loves the family atmosphere and our patients. Zumreta has an affinity for surgery and loves assisting during surgical cases. She loves being a hands-on part of helping to transform smiles. She always strives to help patients to the best of her ability and loves her kid patients as her own. Zumreta loves to travel, dance, and most of all spend time with her amazing family.