Dr. William Nash, who has a general dentistry practice in Fairfield, is the new president of the Connecticut State Dental Association.

Nash earned a B.S. degree from Tufts University and is a graduate of University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He is a former consulting dentist for the CLASP Home in Easton and Re-entry Ministry of Bridgeport.

He also has participated in all eight Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental clinics, and spent time treating residents of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.