Lavanya Rajendran, DMD


Dr. Michele Holzinger - Middletown & New Britain Periodontist

Dr. Lavanya Rajendran grew up in Cheshire, CT. She went on to attend New York University, where she majored in anthropology with a minor in chemistry.  After graduation, she worked as a dental assistant for a year at a prosthodontist’s office in New York City.

Dr. Lavanya moved to California to attend Western University of Health Sciences, where she graduated top 10 in her class. She was awarded the “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges” as well as the award for “Excellence in Pathology.” She returned to CT and completed her residency training in Periodontics at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Lav has always had a passion for fitness and spends her free time taking Les Mills workout classes and has become a certified instructor in BodyFlow. She also enjoys running and hiking with her dog, Howie.