About Dental Arts of Vernon
A Beautiful Practice for all of Your Dental Needs
We are proud of our state-of-the-art facility where can provide the highest quality dental care available. It is one of our top priorities to protect the well-being of our valued patients. For this reason, our office meets and surpasses all OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and CDC (Centers for Disease Control) standards. We are confident that you will feel right at home in our office as we welcome all patients as if they were family.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing our practice for your dental care.
Dr. Alesia Burge, DDS
Dr. Burge earned her dental degree in 2010 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to 2010, she attended the University of Connecticut where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology and a Master’s degree in public health. Dr. Burge is a member of the American Dental Association and the Connecticut State Dental Association. She values the importance of taking continuing education courses to focus on evolving techniques and advancements in the field of dentistry.
Dr. Burge takes the time to communicate with each patient and respects their opinions and concerns. She answers all questions to ensure that patients are fully informed, empowered and aware of their options for dental care. She is very attentive to the needs of her patients and continuously focuses on oral health education and the oral systemic link. Dr. Burge’s approach to dentistry has always involved providing excellent dental care with patience, warmth and compassion. As a general dentist, she provides an array of dental procedures including comprehensive oral evaluations, oral cancer screenings, teeth whitening, sealants, space maintainers, restorations, night/sports guards, crown and bridge, root canal therapy, partial and complete denture fabrication, Invisalign and extractions.
When Dr. Burge is not in the office she loves reading, savoring different cultural cuisines and traveling. She enjoys taking day trips to Rhode Island, Block Island, Boston and the Connecticut shoreline.
Dr. Jacob Itskovich
Dr. Jacob Itskovich earned a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences with emphasizes on Human Nutrition from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Then graduated Cum Laude completing a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree from Barry University in Hollywood, Florida. In May of 2020, he graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts earning his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. While at Tufts, Dr. Itskovich was a recipient of the Dr. John S. Wolkowicz and Family Endowed Scholarship.
Currently, Dr. Itskovich is completing his AEGD residency at UConn Health School of Dental Medicine. His training at UConn’s AEGD program includes clinical and didactic experiences, such as: complex restorative, cosmetic, implants, prosthodontics, and preventive dentistry. He is also enhancing his skills in anxiety control, digital dentistry, medicine, and oral diagnosis.
Dr. Itskovich grew up in West Bloomfield, Michigan and found his passion in dentistry after shadowing his uncle. He enjoys participating and watching football and basketball. When not caring for his patients, you can find him on hikes, fishing, or at the gym.