Meet The Doctors

James W. Bussiere, DMD

For the past 20 years of practicing in Connecticut Dr. Bussiere has helped thousands of patients with the personal and exceptional care that he provides. Dr. Bussiere provides a unique approach to general dentistry with his comprehensive background in periodontology and cosmetic dentistry. Avon Center Dentistry is his flagship, state of the art facility providing an exceptional environment for creating and maintaining beautiful smiles for years to come

Dr. Bussiere obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from The University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in 1991. He then went on to his periodontal residency and received his Certificate of Periodontology from The University of Connecticut in 1993.

Following his academic tenure, Dr. Bussiere worked with The World Health Organization, Save the Children and The Indian Health Service. As an active member of The American Academy of General Dentistry, The American Academy of Periodontal Dentistry, The Connecticut State Dental Association, The American Dental Society, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Dr. Bussiere is able to provide his patients with valuable and modern techniques.

Dr. Bussiere currently lives in Avon with his wife and three children.


Asma Khan, DMD

Dr. Khan is native to NYC and received her doctor of dental medicine at New York University School of Dentistry in 2010. Upon graduation she completed 1 year General Practice Residency at New York-Presbyterian/Queens.

Following that she was selected for a 2 yr Dental Anesthesiology Residency at Wyckoff Hospital in Brooklyn providing general anesthesia and iv sedation for dentally phobic patients, children, as well as patients going for general surgery. She's been practicing in Connecticut for the last 4 years.


Arabella Christian, DMD 

Dr. Christian, a Connecticut native, received her dental degree from the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine. She continued her dental education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, where she completed a three-year residency program in the specialty of Endodontics. 

Prior to her dental studies, Dr. Christian graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Physiology and a Master’s of Science degree in Biology from Central Connecticut State University. Dr. Christian is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the Connecticut State Dental Association, and the Hartford Dental Society. Dr. Christian enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, running occasionally, and cooking.


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