Carthage, NY
About LaClair Family Dental

There is quite a bit of history in our quaint little dental office here in Carthage, NY, in the North Country. This north country dental office has been in operation for nearly 60 years. Founded by Dr. John S. Trowbridge, here is where he practiced for 53 years of his career. At retirement, Dr. Trowbridge passed the torch to two North Country dentists, Dr. Scott and Robert LaClair, where they have practiced together until 2012, when Dr. Rob became sole practitioner of LaClair Family Dental.

Dr. Rob was born in Ogdensburg, NY and has lived in just about every small North Country town north of Syracuse. Primarily raised in Hermon, NY, he graduated with 32 students from Hermon-Dekalb Central School.

Continuing on to LeMoyne College, Syracuse, NY and University at Buffalo NY Dental School, Dr. Rob immediately came back to the area where he grew up to serve the community, working alongside Tammy Trowbridge, Dr. Trowbridge’s daughter-in-law, office manager. Devoted to a lifetime of community service, they have spent the last eight years of their dental careers meeting the needs of the Carthage area people and it will be their distinct pleasure to serve this community into retirement.

What sets our dental office apart?

Digital crowns and dentures

Digital (80% less radiation) x-rays

Intraoral cameras

In office Zoom whitening

Caesy in office education

A fully digital, paperless office

Laser gum treatments

Quiet, efficient electric dental drills

Cable television in all treatment rooms and lobby

Refreshments in the lobby

Ample parking

Satellite radio for your listening pleasure

Meet Drs and Staff
  • My tooth is terrific! I want you to know how much I appreciate your patience and persistencein figuring out what the problem was and fixing it so well.My thanks!

  • I wanted to take the time to thank you. You have been so professional and kind to me.Doing this change has made me a more confident person. I still can’t believe I finally did it!! You are a wonderful, caring person. Thank you again for changing my life for the better!You and your staff rock!

  • Thank you so much for your patience with me, and doing such a great job!You have all been so wonderful and I am not terrified of the dentist anymore!I would recommend your office to anyone needing great care! Thanks again!

  • You will never know how much you have made a difference in my life.A thank you will never come close to expressing my gratitude to you.Thank you so much. instead of going to three doctors to get work done, Dr. LaClair does everything. He is a very caring doctor, and is the best.

  • I just wanted to let you all know how great I think you are. It’s really special when you can make a person want to come to the dentist! I will be sure to tell everyone about you!

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