148 Talcottville Rd., Vernon, CT 06066

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.


If you would like to make an appointment, please contact our office by phone or our online form. We welcome calls from existing and new patients and offer emergency appointments as soon as possible.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for choosing our practice for your dental care.

Dr. Shakil Syed, DDS

Dr. Syed, originally from Queens, NY, received his DDS from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York. After practicing in Connecticut for a number of years, Dr. Syed, his wife Nafsin, and their son Arhsil and daughter Amina could not be happier to call South Windsor, CT home. Dr. Syed has a strong belief in providing state-of-the-art, relationship-based, comprehensive care that is tailored to fit into the lives and budgets of his patients.

Dr. Syed is a member of American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, Connecticut Dental Association and American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Committed to providing the best care possible for his patients, Dr. Syed completes over forty hours of continuing education per year.

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.

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Tel: (860) 926-4789 | 148 Talcottville Rd., Vernon, CT 06066

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