Meet The Doctors

Dr. James Bednarczyk, D.M.D.

Born and raised in New Haven, Dr. Bednarczyk has provided quality, family-oriented dental care to the East Rock Community and beyond since 1981. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Fordham University and his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine in Farmington. By participating in regular, ongoing professional development, Dr. Bednarczyk remains at the forefront of his profession serving his patients with passion and dedication.

Dr. Bednarczyk is a past president of the New Haven Dental Association and in 1995 was the general chairman of the Connecticut State Dental Association Annual Meeting.

He is an accomplished musician and an avid baseball fan. He resides in the East Rock neighborhood with his wife, Jolanta, and is the proud father of their three children.


Dr. Regina Niekrash, D.M.D.

Dr. Niekrash earned her undergraduate degree from Boston College and her dental degree from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Niekrash completed a general practice residency at Stoneybrook University Hospital after graduating from UConn. She practiced in Greenlawn and Plainview, NY before moving to Connecticut with her family. She practiced in Clinton, CT before joining Dr. Bednarczyk in 1990.

Dr. Niekrash and her husband have three daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family as well as reading, cooking and needlework.