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Community Involvement

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our patients and the local community. We love to give back to the wonderful communities that help us. Supporting our local communities is a significant component of what we do in addition to improving smiles.

West Hartford Holiday Stroll - November 30, 2023

What another fun filled West Hartford Holiday Stroll! ❄️🌨️ Thank you to everyone who stopped by for some hot cocoa, gingerbread, garland crafts and more! - You made our day so special! 🤍 So blessed to be a part of this amazing community! Can’t wait for next year! 

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Teacher Appreciation Day - August 29, 2023

What a fun day showing some love, with coffee + sunflowers, to West Hartford Elementary School teachers at Whiting Lane, Bugbee, Aiken, Chater Oak, and Nordfelt! We wish you all of the best this school year! Thank you for all that you do - we appreciate you and your kindness! 💛✏️📓🚌🏫📚

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Insurance and Accounts Receivable MasterClass Live in Nashville - May 11-12, 2023

Sandra, our financial coordinator, attended the Insurance conference in Nashville. Working hard to serve you better!

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American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Meeting in Raleigh - May 2-6, 2023

We were so lucky to be able to attend, share ideas and make new friends who are just as passionate about all things Craniofacial! 💛🌷

Elena-Lee Ritoli Orthodontics,Braces,Aligners,West Hartford Orthodontist,Board Certified Orthodontist,Craniofacial specialist

Celebrating 27 years of Ritoli Orthodontics - February 14, 2023

27 years of minoaka (smiles) with our ohana (family)!! Thank you for being the best patients and celebrating with us! What a lovely day filled with Hawaiian shaved ice, cupcakes and sunshine !!🍧☀️ Cheers to the next 27 years!

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West Hartford Holiday Stroll - December 1, 2022

The Holiday Stroll was a success- filled with hot chocolate, reindeer food, reindeer antlers, bell makers and cheer! Thank you for everyone who came out and made our night!! It was so nice to celebrate the holidays with all of you ❤️

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Educator Appreciation: August 30, 2022

Thank you to all of the staff at Bugbee Elementary and Norfeldt Elementary for spreading joy and choosing kindness! We hope you have the most wonderful year. Happy teaching!! 

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Craniofacial Awareness Month:
July 2022

July is Craniofacial Awareness Month, and we will be celebrating all month long!"When all you see is a disability, you miss the person who has it." 

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ACPA Meeting: March 29-April 2, 2022

Dr. Ritoli and Dr. Bevilacqua attended the annual American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) meeting in Texas!

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National Law Enforcement Day: January 11, 2022

January 9  is National Law Enforcement Day! We delivered some bagels to show our appreciation, and hopefully warm up their day! 

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National First Responders Day: 
October 26, 2021

Thank you to our very own First Responders at West Hartford Fire Station #2 - We appreciate all that you do to keep our community safe!

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk: October 3, 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Our team attended the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" Walk at the Dunkin Donut's Park (Yard Goats Stadium) on October 3, 2021 to show our love and support!

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County Fair Fundraiser: August 4, 2021

Special thanks to all of our amazing, incredible and generous donors!! We raised a total donation of $3006.52!! Together with the matching donations from teams at Dr. Bevilacqua's and Dr. Ritoli's offices the total donation is $6013.04 !!! 
We couldn't have done this without our INCREDIBLE community. Sincerest thanks for all of your compassion towards our craniofacial family!! 
All proceeds donated will be used to send as many kids as we can to FACES camp next Summer in Georgia! 

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Ritoli Orthodontics Toy Drive:
December 2020- February 2021

Toy Drive hosted by Ritoli Orthodontics - all donations benefit Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

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3K Fundraiser for Craniofacial Team at Connecticut Children's Hospital: 2019

Ritoli Orthodontics organized a 3K walk to raise money for Craniofacial Team at Connecticut Children's Hospital.  250 people showed up to partake in the walk, dancing, raffles and community fun! We raised $4000!

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West Hartford Halloween Stroll: October 2018

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Craniofacial Awareness Bake Sale: 2018

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Fundraiser for Connecticut Children's Hospital: 2016

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"Beyond the Face"  Photo Shoot: 2016

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Choose Kindness Camp - September 22-24, 2023

Hanging on to these beautiful smiles from an incredible weekend at Camp! Keep a look out as we flood social media in the coming week with our memories, new friendships and exciting experiences!

 #choosekindness #camphazen #smile #ACPA #weha#craniofacialawareness

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Choose Kindness/Hartford Yard Goats
Fundraiser - July 18, 2023

78 patients !!! came to the Choose Kindness fundraiser at Dunkin Park! What an incredible turn out! We are so excited for camp in September, thanks to all of you! 

Elena-Lee Ritoli Orthodontics,Braces,Aligners,West Hartford Orthodontist,Board Certified Orthodontist,Craniofacial specialist

Happy Nurses Appreciation Day! - May 10, 2023

Compassion is your superpower! We thank you for your kindness and dedication to our health and well being, today and every day 💗

Elena-Lee Ritoli Orthodontics,Braces,Aligners,West Hartford Orthodontist,Board Certified Orthodontist,Craniofacial specialist

National Dental Assistant Recognition
Week -
March 5-11, 2023

Thank you to our amazing Orthodontic Assisting Team: Abby, Grace, Adria and Shelbie! We are so blessed with a kind, hardworking, loyal, and dedicated team! Thank you for all that you do, today and every day! 🦷🪥👩‍⚕️💗

Elena-Lee Ritoli Orthodontics,Braces,Aligners,West Hartford Orthodontist,Board Certified Orthodontist,Craniofacial specialist

NYC Team Outing- December 8, 2022

Ritoli Orthodontics takes on NYC! We were blessed with beautiful weather- saw a stunning Rockettes show, explored Rockefeller center and ate our way through the city! Nothing like seeing the holiday lights in the big apple!

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"Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk: October 17, 2022

Thank you to everyone who supported the event and donated to the incredible cause! We had 53 people with us on the Choose Kindness team - how wonderful!! 

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FACES Camp: July 12, 2022

Dr. Ritoli, Shelbie, Ian, Ruthie, Athalia, and Trisha are  attending FACES camp in Georgia! Special thanks to all of those who donated and our sponsors from the County Fair in August 2021 for making all of this possible! 

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Cinco de Mayo: May 5, 2022

Ritoli Orthodontics hosted a Cinco de Mayo party with music, flower making, and a chance to win gift cards to local restaurants! Special thank you to Bartaco, Fridas, Ocho Cafe, Salsa Fresca, Puerto Vallarta, and Toro Taberna / Toro Mexican Street Food for

sponsoring the event! 

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Mouth Guard Event: March 23, 2022

We hosted a complimentary mouth guard event to promote dental health in sports! We had gatorade, popcorn, and so much fun - with a chance to win a pizza party for your team if your wore your sports jersey!

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West Hartford Holiday Stroll:
December 2, 2021

The town of West Hartford hosts a Holiday Stroll every year in December, where your can walk around the center visiting local businesses! Our office had a Paris cafe theme and we celebrated with hot chocolate, snow globe making station and slime!

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West Hartford Halloween Stroll: October 23, 2021

Our office made little terrariums with seeds with everyone who attended the West Hartford's Halloween Stroll.

Fall is in full bloom!

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National Coffee Day:
September 29, 2021

Celebrated National Coffee Day with a local coffee shop in West Hartford center, "the Spot"!

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Earth Week: April 2021

Reduce, reuse, and recycle! We built terrariums with our patients in honor of Earth Week - growing beautiful flowers and vegetables!

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National Hot Chocolate Day:
January 29, 2021


Thank you to everyone who braved the cold for National Hot Chocolate Day! We had so much fun!! A huge thank you to Kevin for manning the tent all day! 

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West Hartford Holiday Stroll: December 2018

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Craniofacial Against Breast Cancer Walk: October 2018

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Breast Cancer Walk: October 2017

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Breast Cancer Walk: October 2016

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Craniofacial Against Breast Cancer Walk: October 2014

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