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Erich C. Schmidt D.M.D.

Dr. Schmidt moved to the Berkshires and joined Dr. Sandrew's practice in June 2011. Originally from Avon, CT he received his bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering, specifically cell and tissue engineering from the University of Rochester with honors in 2004. From there, he returned to Connecticut where he earned his dental training from the University of Connecticut in 2008. Dr. Schmidt continued his education by again returning to Rochester. At the University of Rochester Eastman Institute of Oral Health, he received his Certificate in Periodontology and Dental Implants. Through all of this training he has had the support of his wife Jackie and two children.

Shyam Shah D.M.D

Shyam Shah D.M.D

Dr. Shah is a native of the Berkshires and grew up in Lenox, Massachusetts. He completed his training in Periodontology from New York University after completing both his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Dentistry Degree from Boston University. He is well grounded in the newest technological advances in the dental field, including computer guided implant placement and treatment. Dr. Shah resides in the Berkshires with his wife, Krishma.

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Recent Presentations and Seminars

American Academy of Periodontology 2013 - "Successfully Transitioning into Practice."


Springfield Technical Community College - Hygiene Program Clinical Periodontal Professor

Eastman Institute for Oral Health - Clinical Professor


Schmidt et al. 2012 "Surgical Management of Peri-Implantitis; A Clinical Case Report." Journal of Periodontology
Schmidt et al. 2012, "Applications of a Newly Developed Sonic Surgical Handpiece in Implant Dentistry." Journal of Periodontology
Romanos, G.E.; Papadimitriou, D.E.; Schmidt, E.C.; Caton, J.G. "Morphology of bone particles after harvesting with four different devices." Journal of Dentistry. 2012


Berkshire Dental Society Education Committee

Massachusetts Dental Society New Dental Committee

Membership and Affiliations

American Dental Association

Massachusetts Dental Society (Berkshire District)

American Academy of Periodontology

American Academy of Osseointergration

International Team for Implantology (ITI)

Berkshire District Hygiene Society Oral Health - Clinical Professor in General Dentistry Clinic


Dentsply Student Research Award 2006

CT State Dental Association Scholarship 2007

Horace Wells Scholarship 2007, 2008

American Academy of Periodontology Dental Student Award 2008

Horace Wells Senior Student Award from the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology 2008

International Congress of Oral Implantologists Award 2008

Quintessence Award for Research Achievement 2008

Straumann Resident Symposium recipient 2011