Conveniently located in downtown Hartford next to the Old State House

At Nutmeg Family Dentistry, we provide high quality dental care in a comfortable setting. We are conveniently located in the heart of downtown Hartford, and will work to accommodate your busy schedule. We are convenient to downtown businesses and apartments. We accept many major insurance plans and will submit all claims to your insurance companies.

Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to realize a shared vision of uncompromising excellence in dentistry.

To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve.
  • Earn the trust and respect of patients, profession and community.
  • Exceed your expectations.
  • Ensure a creative, challenging and compassionate professional environment.
  • Strive for continuous improvement at all levels.

New Dental Membership Plans for those without insurance

New Invisalign® Treatment

Meet Polly M. Chace, DDS


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Excellent experience. The staff takes great care to make sure you have a painless time during a time people dread the most. I don't even mind the helpful suggestions about taking care of my teeth because I'm probably the one that needs that the most. I definitely would recommend Nutmeg Family Dentistry to anyone in need of a dentist or looking to change dentists."
    David L.
  • "Wonderful staff and doctors that provide excellent care. They take the time to explain options and come up with a plan. I've also had cosmetic treatments and have been thrilled with the results!
    Our family loves Nutmeg!"
    Lori F.
  • "Nutmeg has been great to me since they took over! The staff are amazing and family oriented! Every appointment is a fun filled appointment. I love that they are flexible when it comes to scheduling appointments and accommodating to my schedule sometimes! Overall, Nutmeg has been great to me and still is!"
    Pascual W.
  • "I have been a patient of Nutmeg Family dentistry for many years dating back to when they took over the prior practice. I love this dental practice ! I love the treatment the professionalism the friendliness accommodating change just cannot say enough about this dental practice and it’s professionals. I really feel welcome here and I wouldn’t consider going anywhere else even though I now work in West Hartford I will happily travel here."
    William S.
  • "I have been coming to this practice for over 20 years, through 4 different dentists & name changes. They have always been professional, friendly, easy to work with and available when needed. My parents were patients first, and I followed along when I became an adult. Highly recommend this practice."
    Andrew G.

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Hours of Operation

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9:00 am-2:00 pm


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8:00 am-5:00 pm


8:00 am-3:00 pm