Dr. Strait grew up in Fairfield County, CT and began his career as a dentist after receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Bacteriology/Zoology from the University of Connecticut. He went on to graduate with honors from Temple University School of Dentistry, where he received his D.D.S. and then obtained specialty training in Periodontics at Indiana University School of Dentistry
Following this, he became Chief Periodontist and Preventive Dental Officer in the United States Navy
. He then became owner and director of Old Greenwich Dental Associates and The Connecticut Center for Cosmetic Dentistry as well as on the dental clinic staff at Greenwich Hospital. Throughout his career, Dr. Strait has received many honors including: the Raymond Harris Scholarship Award, the Xi Psi Phi
award for highest scholastic average, membership in the John H. Kolmer Honorary Medical Society and the James R. Cameron Society for Oral Surgery, Fellowship Award in the Academy of General Dentistry
, and past president of the Greenwich Dental Society.