Central Connecticut Orthodontic Study Group (CCOSG)


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Members' General Information: 

Dr. Figen Baydur
A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Baydur attended Carnegie Mellon University for her undergraduate degree in chemistry. She received her dental degree from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and completed her orthodontic residency at Columbia University. Dr. Baydur was in private practice in New York State prior to joining Dr. Joel Beaman in Fairfield/Monroe. She lives in Westchester County with her husband and one daughter. In her spare time she enjoys biking, cooking, and visiting NYC.

Dr. Ronald L. Bucari
Completed his DMD and orthodontic degrees at Boston University in Boston, MA. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics. Dr. Bucari has been practicing in Bloomfield, CT since 1997.

Dr. Preeti K. Chandhoke (FELDMAN ORTHODONTICS)
Grew up in Plattsburgh, New York and completed her BS in Biochemistry at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh.  She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and PhD in Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology from the University of Connecticut in 2008.  She completed her specialty training in Orthodontics from the University of Connecticut in 2011.  Dr. Chandhoke served as a full-time faculty member at the University of Connecticut in the Division of Orthodontics for a number of years before entering private clinical practice. Dr. Chandhoke joined Feldman Orthodontics in 2017 and currently practices in the North Haven and West Haven offices.  Passionate about academics, she continues to teach in the orthodontics residency program at the University of Connecticut every Wednesday.  Dr. Chandhoke enjoys traveling, the outdoors, cooking and spending time with her friends and family.

Website: http://www.feldmanorthodontics.net

Dr. Geoffrey Drawbridge - Retired

Dr. Mark P. Feinberg

Joined his dad’s orthodontic practice in 1982. He completed his DMD from the University of Connecticut in 1982 and is currently on staff there as a clinical associate professor in the Department of Orthodontics. He received his certificate of orthodontics from Columbia University in New York City in 1984. Dr. Feinberg is a member of the Northeastern Society of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontics, and Connecticut State Dental Association. He has been a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics since 1996. He is on the advisory board of Orametrix(the orthodontic industry leader in cutting edge technology)  as well as a faculty mentor where he trains orthodontists around the world in digital robotics and diagnostics.

Dr. Feinberg has been in practice in Shelton/Stratford, CT since 1982.  He lives in Fairfield with his wife Bebe, the former Coordinator of the Child Life Program at Yale New Haven Hospital. They have two children Evan and Lila.

Website:  http://www.feinsmiles.com

Dr. "Barry" received his BA from Colgate University and his dental degree from Columbia University 1965, and in 1970, he completed the postgraduate program at Columbia University for his certificate in orthodontics. In 1990, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. With his wife, Fern, and two children, David and Jonny, he moved to Cheshire where he opened this office in 1971. Skiing, tennis, golf, and computers are some of Barry's outside interests, but his newest excitement is his six grandchildren, Allison, Sarah, Jonah, Ryan, Michael and Andrew.
Website: http://www.feldmanorthodontics.net


Dr. "Jonny" joined his dad in orthodontic practice in 1997. In 2005, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a graduate of St. Margaret's-McTernan School followed by a BA from Colgate University in 1990. He received his dental degree (DMD) at the University of Connecticut in 1994 and completed his 3-year orthodontic residency with a Master's in science from the University of North Carolina in 1997. Jonny is living in Cheshire with his wife, Debbie, who is an OB/GYN physician specializing in high risk pregnancy at Hartford Hospital. Their first child, Allison, was born in 1998, their second, Sarah, arrived in 2000. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, golf, running, mountain biking, and hockey along with his teaching of the orthodontic residents at the University of Connecticut every Thursday.
Website: http://www.feldmanorthodontics.net


Dr. "David" joined his brother Jonny and his dad in the practice as of June, 1998. In 2006, he became a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. David, 1 year older than Jonny, graduated St. Margaret's-McTernan School in 1985 and Colgate University in 1989. He then spent 2 years in New York City working in a venture capital firm. Dental school followed (4 years at the University of Connecticut Health Center) and then a 3-year orthodontic residency at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He graduated with his orthodontic certificate in June and started work the next week! David lives in Cheshire with his wife, Dr. Wendy Becker (a general dentist practicing in Wallingford), and their four sons, Jonah (born in 2001), Ryan (born in 2003) and twin boys Michael and Andrew (born in 2008).  He enjoys skiing, softball, biking, and hockey, all usually with his brother Jonny.
Website: http://www.feldmanorthodontics.net

Dr. Robert J. Gange
Completed MS as well as DDS degrees at Case Western in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Gange is a clinical instructor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine and Hartford Hospital. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Northeast Society of Orthodontics, and American Association of Orthodontics. He became board certified in 1995 and is a member of the College of Diplomats of the American Board of Orthodontists. Dr. Gange has been practicing in Windsor and Vernon, CT since 1973.
Website: http://www.drgange.com

Dr. Robert B. Goldman
Dr. Goldman is a native of Philadelphia and Cheltenham, PA and completed his BS degree in Natural Sciences at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA.  He continued his studies at Columbia University where he received his D.D.S. Degree in 1974 and his Certificate in Orthodontics in 1975.  He has been a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics since 1993 and is a member of the North Atlantic Component of the Angle Society of Orthodontiists.

Dr. Goldman moved to Stamford, CT in 1977 where, after teaching at Columbia University and Stony Brook University, he started his practice in 1981.  In his spare time he enjoys horseback riding.  

Website: http://www.GoldmanOrthodontics.com


Dr. Marshall S. Greenberg
Completed his BA from the University of Rochester in New York and his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Dr. Greenberg completed an internship as well as his residency in orthodontics at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia from 1965 to 1969. Dr. Greenberg is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics, Connecticut State Dental Association, Northeast Society of Orthodontics, Naugatuck Valley Dental Society, and Connecticut Orthodontic Society. He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Dr. Greenberg has been practicing in Connecticut since 1969.

Dr. Deborah Griffin
Hails from Hamden, CT.  She attended Connecticut College in New London and upon graduation, entered Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston for her dental as well as her orthodontic training. She joined Dr. Gange in July of 2008 and splits her time between the Vernon and Windsor offices. She and her husband Chris reside in Manchester and are enthusiastic about their new community.
Website:  https://www.smilesbygriffin.com

Dr. Morrison grew up in Wallingford, CT and graduated from Lyman Hall High School in 1994. She attended Wake Forest University earning her BS in biology in 1998. She continued her studies at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, earning her dental degree (DMD) in 2003 and completing her orthodontic residency in 2006. As part of UCONN's three-year orthodontic program, she also received a Master of Science degree (MSD).  Dr. Morrison became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics in 2006.  In 2007, she joined the Feldman Orthodontic practice in Cheshire and Wallingford.  In her spare time, she enjoys golfing with her husband, Nick Rykoski, head golf professional at Tradition Golf Club in Wallingford. She also enjoys cheering on the New York Yankees and New York Giants.

Website: http://www.feldmanorthodontics.net

Dr. Marc Parness - Retired

Dr. Stanley J. Wolfe - Retired

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