Expert in Comprehensive Dentistry:
Family, Cosmetic, and Restorative
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Expert in Dental Implants,
Porcelain Veneers, Crowns,
and Bridges
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Welcome to Golia Dental

Dentists in Hamden, CT

Dr. Golia and his team are dedicated to providing you with superb, personalized care and service from the time you first call, to the time we say good-bye. We are here to serve you and to acquaint ourselves with your needs, your problems, and your hesitations. We treat people, not patients; where experience meets compassion.


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Robert T. Golia, DDS, FAGD

Dr. Golia focuses on cosmetic, restorative dentistry and prosthetics, but tailors services to your individual comprehensive dental health. When complex needs exist, he is able to gather and lead a team of specialists to outline necessary treatment and effectively orchestrate treatment for your benefit.

He was also the Section Chief of Restorative Dentistry, Department of Dentistry at Yale-New Haven Hospital. As a hospital-trained dentist, his knowledge of medicine merges seamlessly with treatment of medically compromised patients and patients with complex medical issues.

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Dr. Golia has completed over eight years of study with The Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Study, which was instrumental in helping make his dental practice the success it is.

Connecticut Magazine has named Dr. Golia one of the top dentists in Connecticut for the 12th consecutive year. This is an annual poll of his dental peers who selected him as the Restorative dentist who they would want to treat their family and friends.

About Our Dental Services

At Golia Dental, we offer a wide range of services right here in our Hamden, CT office. No need to go to different dentists for your check-ups, teeth whitening, and crowns–our practice does it all.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you feel self-conscious when you smile? Our goal is for you to leave our office feeling confident and we offer a variety of cosmetic dental services to do just that. At our initial consultation, we will take photographs of you and provide you with a virtual aesthetic mock up so you can see what kind of results to expect. We’ll listen to your concerns and offer our expert opinion–together, we’ll make sure you have the smile makeover you’ve always wanted. Some of our cosmetic dentistry options include:

  • Zoom Whitening
  • Cosmetic Bonding
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Porcelain Crowns
  • Porcelain Bridges
  • Pre-treatment Digital Cosmetic Imaging
  • Pre-treatment Diagnostic Models

Family Dental Care

When it comes to dental care, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Your regular dental check-ups and cleanings are the best way to ensure long-term oral health and a beautiful smile. We understand that a lot of our patients feel nervous about going to the dentist, particularly if it has been a few years since your last visit. Our friendly team will put you at ease and make sure you’re comfortable during your visit. Golia Dental’s family dentistry practice offers the following services:

  • Prevention and Early Detection/Comprehensive Dental Examinations for All Ages
  • Hygiene and Regimented Schedules of Recare
  • Dental Fillings
  • Periodontal Disease Detection and Treatment/Soft Tissue Management Plans
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Sealants
  • Locally Placed Antibiotics

Restorative Dentistry

Researching restorative dental practices can be stressful. You worry about the cost, the discomfort involved, and whether after all that work, you’ll get the results you want. Think of Golia Dental as your partner in the process. Dr. Golia is a hospital-trained dentist who specializes in restorative dentistry, so you can rest assured that you’re in good hands. When extensive restorative dental care is necessary, our billing department is happy to discuss financial arrangements with you. Our restorative dentistry services include:

  • Direct Restorations (Fillings)
  • Crowns & Bridges
  • Dental Implant-Supported Crowns & Prostheses
  • Endodontic Therapy (Root Canals)
  • Complete & Partial Dentures

Advanced Services

A hospital-trained dentist has the medical knowledge that’s crucial in dealing with complex cases like mouth reconstruction and TMJ. Dr. Golia is the Section Chief of Restorative Dentistry at Yale-New Haven Hospital; when a patient presents with complex dental needs, he can assemble a team of specialists to come up with a treatment plan. Golia Dental’s advanced dentistry services include:

  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Dental Trauma
  • Occlusal (bite) Analysis
  • Conservative TMJ/TMD Therapy
  • Sedation Dentistry
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea Appliances
  • Sports Dentistry

Cutting Edge Technology

Our state-of-the-art dental technology isn’t just about having all the latest bells and whistles. We carefully choose services that add value to our patients. The technology we use can improve results, make your visit more comfortable, or reduce treatment time. We provide the following services:

  • CAO Precise SHP Diode Laser
  • Diagnostic Transillumination using the LUM
  • DEXIS® Digital Radiography
  • Virtual Cosmetic Simulations
  • 3M High Definition Digital Scanner
  • Digidoc IRIS HD Intraoral Camera
  • Handicapped-Accessible Treatment Rooms

The First Step to a Brilliant Smile is an Appointment!

Call us today at 203-248-7400!