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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 COSMETIC & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Passaic AREA OF PRACTICE: Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

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fter graduating from UMDNJ, Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman went on to study at the prestigious L.D. Pankey Institute, a postgraduate dental-education center. Since that time, he has been recognized for his life-altering dental procedures and earned numerous accolades. In 2012, he received the Lifelong Service Recognition award, an honor held by fewer than 250 dentists worldwide. He is on the list of America’s Top Dentists for Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry. Former New Jersey governor Jon Corzine has praised him for his contributions to the dental field. Dr. Breiterman is also

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a member of many elite organizations, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and American Dental Association, and is a master of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Breiterman has participated in more than 3,000 hours of continuing-education courses, far exceeding the minimum yearly requirement. All of this additional studies have helped him integrate new beneficial techniques and equipment into his practice. “In the last several years, we have introduced LANAP, a laser gum surgery that is the only FDA-approved surgery that can actually reverse gum and bone loss from periodontal disease,” he explains. “It

requires no cutting or stitching and the postoperative healing period is usually about 24 hours. Compared to the more traditional approach, which can take weeks, this is truly innovative.” Dr. Breiterman has introduced into his practice a similar gum grafting technique called Gum Rejuvenation as well as the Planmeca E4D scanning and milling system. Gum Rejuvenation can reverse receding gums without cutting or stitching, leaving patients with a quick healing time. The Planmeca E4D creates crowns simply by scanning teeth on a computer, allowing for better control. Dr. Breiterman is most proud of his practice’s experience and expertise in


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desires when developing their treatment goals. Our training allows us to accomplish extremely complex dentistry so that we can get the results they are looking for.” Dr. Breiterman has developed a “comfort menu” that highlights all of the services his facility offers to help patients relax. “Our practice philosophy is to provide the best dentistry we can by continually embracing education and through the introduction of advanced technologies,” he says. “We believe through advanced training we can provide a wide range of services that allow us to understand the complex cases and deliver results that will help ensure patients don’t have to repeatedly go through the same dentistry.”

are able to “We successfully

EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ- New Jersey Dental School General Practice Residency - Veterans Administration Hospital East Orange L.D.Pankey Institute Center For Advanced Dental Study- St. Petersburg Florida Academy of General Dentistry – Life Long Learning and Service Award Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantologists American Academy of Implant Dentistry Academy of Laser Dentistry American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Dental Association

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help patients who are unhappy with their smiles or the condition of their mouth and restore teeth to a healthy, beautiful smile.

evaluating and treating the entire mouth. He and his staff help patients who are dissatisfied with their smiles and make their teeth look spectacular. “We don’t look at teeth in isolation, but instead treat the mouth as a singular unit,” he says. “With new patients, we examine the teeth and gums, but we also examine the occlusion (bite) and TMJ (temporomandibular joint). We look at the way teeth fit together and we also look at the esthetics of the smile. We are able to treat gum disease conservatively with laser gum surgery and can replace missing teeth with implants as part of an overall design to rebuild and rejuvenate smiles.” Other services offered by Advanced Dental Techniques are implant and surgery restorations, periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, laser dentistry, sedation dentistry, invisible braces and facial cosmetics. Prospective patients can view before-and-after photos of Dr. Breiterman’s work at www. advanceddentaltechniques.com/gallery/ case-studies.html. “Advanced Dental Techniques is essentially a one-stop shop for patients where we provide all the necessary tools to achieve their dream smile, from effective case planning to gum surgery, implants, TMJ treatments and restorative care,” says Dr. Breiterman. Patients return to Advanced Dental Techniques not only because of the excellent treatments they receive, but also for the way Dr. Breiterman and his staff make them feel welcomed and comfortable. “Our office stands out from most because of the way we interact with patients,” he says. “We listen to what they want and try to respect their

Implant and Surgery Restorations Cosmetic Dentistry General Dentistry Periodontics Endodontics Oral Surgery Laser Dentistry Sedation Dentistry Advanced Technology Invisible Braces Facial Cosmetics

Laurence C. Breiterman, DMD 1121 Hamburg Turnpike, Suite 305, Wayne, NJ 07470 973-694-2835 www.AdvancedDentalTechniques.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

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Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey

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s one of the top-rated cosmetic dental facilities in the state, Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey provides patients with an unparalleled experience: top-ofthe-line services and an outstanding staff in a one-stop facility. It’s the reason Drs. Edward Romano and Matthew Vaccaro are able to see so many patients daily. They have made their setting a tranquil environment where people can feel at ease while receiving treatments. The staff at Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey speaks multiple languages to ensure every patient receives the appropriate attention. “Our staff goes above and beyond to meet and exceed patients’ expectations,” they say. “They go out of their way to help patients not only understand their treatments, but also the very difficult task of working with the dental benefit plan. We care deeply about our patients feeling comfortable and knowledgeable about the care they are receiving.” Drs. Romano and Vaccaro have been inducted into elite organizations such as the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the TriCounty Dental Society. Dr. Romano was the past president of the New Jersey chapter of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Both doctors participate in continuing education to learn about new technologies that could benefit their patients. “I stay abreast of the new techniques and technology in dentistry by forever being a student,” says Dr. Romano. “I attend many hours of continuing education every year, far above the minimum required by the state. Further, I share

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“Patients are comfortable knowing that we are attending to them in the safest possible way,” says Dr. Romano. Drs. Romano and Vaccaro strive to instill good dental hygiene so their patients can remain healthy in between visits. They say the most important routine to follow is rinsing, brushing and flossing, then rinsing again with mouthwash twice a day. Patients should schedule a minimum of two dental hygiene visits per year. Many dentists and hygienists have their teeth professionally cleaned three to four times a year. “Periodontal or gum disease has been shown to be linked to heart attacks, stroke and blood-vessel disease,” they say. It’s also known to increase the risk of head, neck, pancreatic and kidney cancer as well as Alzheimer’s disease. “Our philosophy is to deliver the best dental care in a friendly, modern facility. It’s what enables our patients to live with optimal oral health all their lives,” they say.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Edward A. Romano, DDS: Georgetown University Attending Teacher and Lecturer at Morristown Medical Center on Cosmetic Dentistry 20 Year Sustaining Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Matthew A. Vaccaro, DDS: Bucknell University SUNY at Buffalo, Cum Laude General Practice Residency at Morristown Medical Center Attending Staff at Morristown Medical Center

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Smile Makeover Teeth Whitening

We care deeply about our patients feeling comfortable and knowledgeable about the care they are receiving.

that knowledge with dental residents at Morristown Medical Center of the Atlantic Health System. I have been an attending dentist for more than 20 years. I teach advanced dental techniques and cosmetic dentistry.” Dr. Vaccaro is an attending dentist at the Morristown Medical Center as well. Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey offers a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive services. These include smile makeovers, teeth whitening, inlays and onlays, laser gum recontouring, implants, bridges and crowns, and sedation and laser dentistry. The doctors provide an online Smile Gallery filled with beautiful before-andafter photos so future patients can gauge their work. You can take a look by visiting www.aestheticsmilesofnj.com/gallery. “We offer many other beneficial services to our patients such as screening for oral cancer and HPV virus,” they say. “Our radiographs use the lowest amount of x-ray exposure, up to 90 percent less than traditional x-ray radiography.” Both dentists agree that being able to handle all phases of dentistry in one location is a major asset. There’s never a need for a patient to transfer to a different facility. “We have specialists on staff so we do not have to send patients away to other offices,” says Dr. Romano. “With specialists in the office, we can cotreatment plan with them and deliver optimal care tailored to each patient. Not all patients need specialty care, but isn’t it great to know your doctor is there with you through the whole process?” Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey has board-certified anesthesiologists who provide only anesthesia, a specialty service not many practices offer.

Laser Dentistry Composite Bonding Inlays and Onlays Non-Invasive Wrinkle Eraser Invisalign® Implant Dentistry Bridges and Crowns

Edward A. Romano, DDS & Matthew Vaccaro, DDS 310 Madison Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960 973-285-5480 www.ASNJ.com

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Cuozzo Orthodontics

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t Cuozzo Orthodontics in Lincroft and Sea Girt, Dr. Patrick T. Cuozzo creates beautiful smiles while providing the finest orthodontic experience for people of all ages. “We do this by taking a conservative approach to orthodontics,” he says, “which centers on beginning treatment at the right time. Our goal is to have each patient in treatment for the shortest amount of time at the lowest cost. We find that young patients and parents alike greatly appreciate this.” Transitioning to braces can be a great source of anxiety. As a father of four, Dr. Cuozzo knows how to help counter that feeling. His waiting area is outfitted with the latest video games to help take patients’ minds off their appointment, and friendly staff members make people feel comfortable the moment they walk through the door. “One of the prime goals of our practice is to make each patient feel welcome, well informed and comfortable,” says Dr. Cuozzo. “We strive to ensure that we understand the concerns of our patients and are meeting their needs, including their desire to stay on schedule.” To remind patients of appointment times, Cuozzo Orthodontics sends confirmations and reminders by email or text message. “We feel our patients’ time is just as important as ours, and we pride ourselves on keeping our appointments running punctually so our patients can return to their day-to-day activities as soon as possible,” Dr. Cuozzo says. He’s received many accolades for his work, including the Timothy O. Heartwole Chair for Ethical Standards and

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Insight digital tooth movement. He also utilizes an innovative 3D x-ray system. This high-tech equipment allows him to obtain a clearer and more precise image of a patient’s teeth, leading to quicker and more efficient diagnoses. “I believe that a healthy smile sets a person up for success,” he says. “Not only is it essential to your physical health and comfort to maintain good oral hygiene, but clean, healthy teeth and gums also allow you to feel confident.” Dr. Cuozzo wants parents to know that he and his staff care deeply about their patients’ oral and overall health. It’s why he’s developed strong relationships with everyone who comes to his office. “When a person is confident, they are able to make important social connections, which enable them to develop lasting relationships and, in turn, boost their self-esteem,” says Dr. Cuozzo. “When you feel good about yourself, you are able to be the very best person you can be.”

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Maryland Dental School University of Pennsylvania Orthodontic School of Dental Medicine

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Traditional Braces Child Orthodontics Adult Orthodontics Invisalign® Lingual Braces Orthodontic Appliances

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we create beautiful smiles by providing the finest orthodontic experience for people of all ages.

Humanitarianism award and a certificate of excellence from the Prosthodontic Honor Society. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and an advisor to the Jersey Coast Dental Forum. He also frequently contributes to the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Cuozzo is not the only person at his practice to participate in continuing education. His entire staff does so too. “We attend various dental and orthodontic seminars across the country throughout the year,” he says. “Our team is able to meet with representatives from some of the leading dental-technology companies.” During these conferences, the entire staff at Cuozzo Orthodontics becomes familiar with the latest and newest technologies and modalities to outfit their office with. “Seeing new products in person, viewing demonstrations and getting to try them out allow us to decide what technology will be the most beneficial to our patients,” says Dr. Cuozzo. Both of his offices have state-of-theart equipment that allow patients to have fewer appointments. Says Dr. Cuozzo: “Whether it’s early observation appointments to monitor tooth eruption of young patients, preventative treatments that ensure proper tooth and mouth development, or cosmetic treatments to improve a smile, each is important to a patient’s overall confidence, health and well-being.” Among the advaced technologies that he offers are computerized charting, digital models, digital x-rays, Itero digital impressions, Invisalign and Ortho

Patrick T. Cuozzo, DDS 4 Swimming River Road, Lincroft, NJ 07738 732-747-3466 www.4StraightTeeth.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Middlesex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Brunswick Family Dental & Implant Center

A Joseph S. Jacob, DMD: UMDNJ General Practice Residency at Robert Wood Johnson Faculty at NYU, Continuing Dental Education Implant Program Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Marinet Jacob, DMD: UMDNJ General Practice Residency at Monmouth Medical Center

SERVICES Complete Family Dental Care: Adult and Pediatric Intraoral Examinations and Oral Cancer Screenings Dental Fillings Crowns, Bridges and Dentures Root Canal Therapy Extractions Dental Implants: Placement and Restoration Tooth Whitening and Invisalign®

Joseph S. Jacob, DMD & Marinet Jacob, DMD 23 West Prospect Street, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 732-651-6262

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restoration). As technology in dentistry advances, Drs. Jacob and Jacob keep abreast of the high-tech trends and incorporate them into their facility. They are looking to add CAD CAM technology, intraoral scanners, cone beam CT scans and soft/hard tissue lasers. They constantly review recent literature and participate in continuing-education courses to learn about the benefits of these and other tools. Both doctors agree that their comprehensive diagnosis and treatment planning are crucial to patient success. “From an accurate medical history to oral habits, we diagnose and treat accordingly,” they say. “From prophylaxis, restorative treatment, removal of pathology or replacing teeth with implants, how can someone identify which is most important? In our office, we provide many important services.” Drs. Joseph Jacob and Marinet Jacob have outstanding credentials. Both graduated from the UMDNJ institute. Dr. Joseph Jacob was named a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and Dr. Marinet Jacob held a residency at Monmouth Medical Center. Coming from backgrounds like these, patients can rest assured their teeth are in great hands.

offices are financially driven, “Many but ours is driven to provide the best

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t Brunswick Family Dental & Implant Center, Drs. Joseph and Marinet Jacob strive to provide not only high-quality services but also a comfortable and stress-free experience. Their main goal is pain-free visits at their office in East Brunswick. “Our philosophy is to treat patients as we would like to be treated,” says Dr. Joseph Jacob. “We treat our patients just like family!” Their hard work and dedication have people returning time after time. “Oral health is what drives the treatment,” they say. “With an accurate history, we properly diagnose, illustrate to the patient areas of concern and then lay out accurate short- and long-term plans. Many offices are financially driven, but ours is driven to give the best treatment possible. We feel that our reputation will bring financial success.” Services offered at Brunswick Family Dental & Implant Center include complete family dental care (adult and pediatric), intraoral examinations and oral cancer screenings, dental fillings, crowns and bridges, dentures, root canal therapy, extractions, tooth whitening, Invisalign and dental implants (placement and

treatment possible.


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Caggiano Orthodontics

H EDUCATION + TRAINING New Jersey Institute of Technology University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey General Residency, Newark Beth Israel Hospital Orthodontic Residency, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

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Braces for Children and Adults Invisalign® and Invisalign® Teen (Elite Provider)

aving worked as a biomedical engineer prior to becoming a dentist, David Caggiano, DMD, MS, is uniquely qualified to evaluate and leverage the latest advances in the field. “The technology behind braces is changing rapidly. These tools help me engineer customized treatment programs in the most efficient and comfortable way possible,” he says. “The difference between braces today and even just a few years ago is dramatic. Today’s high-tech orthodontists should be using self-ligating braces with bodyheat-activated wires, goop-free impression computers, 3D x-rays, computerized brace placement and lasers and inoffice 3D printers, to name a few of the advancements.” The benefits of these technologies are faster and more accurate outcomes requiring fewer appointments and greater patient comfort. In addition to his technical skills, Dr. Caggiano takes pride in his patientfriendly office and the positive unsolicited Google reviews he consistently receives. Although most believe that braces are only for children, Dr. Caggiano is here to tell patients that it is never too late to fix

your teeth. “No patient is ever too old for orthodontics,” he says. “Thirty percent of my patients are adults. However, we like to see kids as young as 8 years old because if I have a chance to intervene, there is minimal need to really take out any adult teeth while having braces anymore.” Dr. Caggiano is passionate about the quality services he delivers (including Invisalign, as he is deemed an “elite provider” of the clear aligners) as well as the psychological and physiological benefits straight teeth offer. “Having straight teeth makes it easier to clean your teeth, avoids wearing your teeth away, and promotes healthy gums and, of course, better esthetics.” He makes it a point to stay abreast of the new findings in dental health to ensure he offers the best services possible. Dr. Caggiano attends multiple continuingeducation courses per year, belongs to numerous national study clubs and constantly reads medical material. “We take pride in the double meaning hinted at in our tagline: ‘You’ll love the way we make you smile.’ When done with your treatment, you will love your new smile, but we will also make you smile at each appointment along the way.”

take pride in the double “We meaning hinted at in our tagline:

‘You’ll love the way we make you smile.’

David Caggiano, DMD, MS 316 Parsippany Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 973-887-8780 www.MorrisCountyBraces.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: Orthodontics

ORTHODONTICS

Carcara Orthodontics

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he motto at Carcara Orthodontics is “committed to caring for your smile.” Dr. Salvatore J. Carcara and his highly trained staff prioritize quality treatments, a high patient satisfaction rate and personal comfort. All are integral to the success of their practice. “We treat each patient as a unique individual with unique needs,” says Dr. Carcara. “We develop a custom smile design that matches their face both for today and as they age.” Dr. Carcara knows that having a perfect smile doesn’t just boost self-esteem in patients, but also allows for better oral hygiene, which in turn helps reduce the risk of tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath. He states that proper alignment is crucial because it helps with chewing food, allows for greater clarity when speaking, reduces the risk of dental injuries and prevents abnormal wear on enamel. “Because of the many health and dental benefits of orthodontic treatment and the many advances in early interceptive orthodontic treatment for children to help prevent adult malocclusion, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends every child should have an initial evaluation by a specialist at the age of 7,”

EDUCATION + TRAINING Fairleigh Dickinson University, Summa Cum Laude UMDNJ, Presidential Scholar State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine State University of New York at Buffalo, Graduate School of Oral Medicine

SERVICES

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics for Children and Adults Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® Insignia® Digital Custom Braces

most beneficial service we “The provide is changing patients’ lives

Digital Impressions Class II and III Correction Appliances Expansion/Habit Appliances

by giving them an esthetically pleasing smile and a healthy bite they are proud of.

Space Maintainers/Retainers

Treatment for the Correction of Crossbite, Openbite, Overbite, Over Jet, Underbite, Impacted Teeth, Crowded Teeth and Spacing of Teeth

Salvatore J. Carcara DMD, MS

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381 Broadway, Suite 41, Westwood, NJ 07675 201-664-4443 Specialty Permit #5105 www.CarcaraOrthodontics.com

Dr. Carcara says. “A common misconception is that parents need to wait for a referral from their dentist to bring their child for an orthodontic evaluation,” he says. “Patients do not need a referral to schedule a complimentary orthodontic consultation in our office.” He advises parents to bring their child in sooner rather than later, as he monitors the growth and development of children’s teeth and jaws. Once any orthodontic concerns arise, he advises parents about the correct time for treatment. Dr. Carcara remains on the cutting edge of orthodontics by “remaining a perpetual student.” He attends continuing-education courses and studies different technologies and techniques that benefit his patients. Dr. Carcara never implements a new tool just because it is hot on the market; he uses it only when it’s proved useful for his patients. “I develop customized treatments utilizing technology such as Itero digital impressions and digital imaging to create computer-designed Insignia custom braces and Invisalign clear aligners,” he says. “In doing so, we have seen reduced treatment times, more comfortable treatment and an enhanced treatment experience.”

OTHER ADDRESS: 70 West Allendale Avenue, Suite C Allendale, NJ 07401


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Helen P. Chiu, DMD, PA

A EDUCATION + TRAINING Barnard College Columbia University Tufts University Dental School

SERVICES

X-Rays Cosmetic Dentistry Surgical & Restorative Implant Dentistry Root Canal Treatment Family & Children’s Dentistry Reconstructive Dentistry Invisalign®

graduate of the prestigious Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Helen P. Chiu has been in practice for more than 25 years at her office in Florham Park. With her extensive knowledge, she has developed long-lasting relationships with patients and had the pleasure of treating multiple generations of families. Dr. Chiu knows many people fear visiting the dentist, which is why she provides a relaxing and calming atmosphere to help ease patients’ anxieties. “In my office, we do not rush any procedures,” she says, noting that rushing is often associated with anxiety. “If a patient cannot get numb or a procedure is running late, we will delay or cancel rather than rush through the procedure.” Patients can receive a variety of treatments including 3D scans, cosmetic transformations, surgical and restorative implant dentistry, root-canal treatments, surgical and nonsurgical gum treatments, family and children’s dentistry, reconstructive dentistry, Invisalign and after-hour on-call emergency services. She is never out of reach if a patient needs her. “Due to my multifaceted involvement in different specialties in dentistry, I offer a very integrated approach to help patients

with their needs,” she says. Besides her top-of-the-line services, Dr. Chiu has a passionate team working with her. Her staff is not only friendly and inviting, but also knowledgeable so they can answer any questions patients may have. “I am in the business of helping people,” she says. “Good dental service means different things to different people. To one person, it may be a thorough cleaning; to another, it may be a complete smile makeover. I am here to offer a complete range of services to help each patient achieve that goal.” To help her office stay on top of emerging technologies, Dr. Chiu travels throughout the country attending continuing-education seminars. Taking things a step further, she also participates in online dental forums and conventions to stay knowledgeable of the latest equipment. “One should be willing to invest in the technologies and properly implement them into the practice,” she says. Dr. Chiu is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, New Jersey Dental Association and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

to my multifaceted “Due involvement in different

specialties, I can offer my patients a very integrated approach to help with their needs.

Helen P. Chiu, DMD, PA 248 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932 973-377-0224 www.ChiuDentalCare.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Dennis G. Coyle, DMD, FAGD

A University of Notre Dame Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Spear Education Alumni and Pankey Institute - Alumni Attendant at Morristown Hospital

SERVICES General and Preventative Dentistry TMJ Therapy Nightguards for Bruxism Snoring and Sleep Apnea Therapy CEREC Crowns Root Canals Dental Implants Full Mouth Reconstructions Invisalign® Preferred Provider KOR Deep Bleaching Nitrous Oxide Sedation Propel Orthodontic

Dennis G. Coyle, DMD, FAGD 8 Shunpike Road, Madison, NJ 07940 973-966-6555 www.CoyleDentistry.com

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“With the help of a dental specialist and my caring staff, that patient’s smile and masticating function were restored,” he says. “The outcome was profound as the patient overcame many hurdles to improve her total systemic health.” Dr. Coyle works hard to stay informed of new technology to ensure he delivers the best treatments for his patients. He serves as an attendant at Morristown Hospital, where he continues his research and remains up-to-date in his field. His office is equipped with many beneficial technologies including VELscope for oral-cancer screenings, motion testing techniques to evaluate TMJ pain, digital radiography and photography, and Spectra Doppler Immunofluorescence, which helps in early detection of dental decay. Patients who visit Dr. Coyle also receive general and preventative dentistry, TMJ therapy, nightguards for Bruxism, snoring and sleep-apnea therapy, CEREC crowns, root canals, dentures and partials, dental implants and full-mouth reconstructions. “The continuing-care appointments we provide are the foundation for improving patients’ overall general health with the added benefit of enhancing the esthetics of their smiles,” he adds.

am very passionate about the “Ipractice of dentistry, as is the rest of my team. Our golden rule is to treat patients as if they were guests in our home.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

t Dr. Dennis G. Coyle’s practice in Madison, he and his staff members carry out their golden rule: to treat patients as if they were guests in their home. By following this mantra, Dr. Coyle is able to listen to patients’ concerns, educate them about their oral health, come up with financial solutions and arrange appointments with other specialists if needed. “I am very passionate about the practice of dentistry, as is the rest of my team,” says Dr. Coyle. To provide the appropriate care, Dr. Coyle performs an initial consultation where he spends a half hour of one-on-one time to review medical history and gain insight into the patient’s expectations and treatment goals. “This one-on-one exchange develops the mutual trust necessary for successful treatment,” he explains. “The first appointment sets the tone for welcoming the patient to a caring environment.” For example, Dr. Coyle helped a patient regain confidence with her smile after she suffered a stroke that left her with loosened teeth. He developed a customized treatment plan to restore both her upper and lower arches with dental implants.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Middlesex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Dedicated Modern Dentistry

EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ Residency Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

SERVICES

Cosmetic Dentistry Invisalign® (Clear Braces) All on 4 (Teeth in a Day) Implant Placement and Restoration Cerec 3D Same-Day Crowns Laser Dentistry Zoom! Teeth Whitening Sedation Dentistry

like periodontal disease or oral cancer can be asymptomatic and go undiagnosed for many years, causing irreversible damage,” she explains. According to Dr. Bara, patients who visit her office regularly not only keep their picture-perfect smiles, but also save time, money and unnecessary discomfort. To help them maintain good oral health, Dr. Bara has outfitted her practice with cutting-edge technology. Dedicated Modern Dentistry is proud to utilize Velscope oral cancer screenings, Cerec 3D digital one visit porcelain restorations, Invisalign Clear Aligner therapy and the revolutionary Teeth in a Day fixed implant retained restorations. Other services offered include cosmetic and sedation dentistry, Zoom! professional teeth whitening and laser assisted conservative periodontal treatments. Dr. Bara strives to make all of her patients feel relaxed and comfortable. They enjoy a modern, clean facility as well as a friendly staff, complimentary beverages, TVs and music. “Hearing patients say, ‘I wish I found your office sooner’ everyday is what makes coming to work worthwhile,” she says. “We treat people, not just their teeth!”

philosophy focuses on “My prevention and providing

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r. Agnieszka Bara believes that a beautiful smile can light up a room. It’s why she and her highly trained staff work meticulously on creating beautiful, healthy smiles one patient at a time at Dedicated Modern Dentistry in Middlesex. “Besides improving your confidence and self-esteem, a healthy smile has countless benefits affecting your overall health and well-being,” she says. Through the years, Dr. Bara’s strong commitment to dental care has been borne out by various accomplishments and her unflagging love for the field. She graduated first in her class from UMDNJ and completed her residency at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. To ensure she stays informed of the latest discoveries in dental health, Dr. Bara participates in continuous-education courses. To date she has completed more than 1,500 hours of additional training and has earned the Master of the Academy of General Dentistry Award, an honor achieved by less than 1 percent of U.S. dentists. “My philosophy focuses on prevention and providing personalized, efficient dental care,” she says. This is the reason she urges patients to schedule routine visits to help maintain good dental health. “Many potentially serious dental problems

personalized, efficient dental care.

Agnieszka Bara, DMD, MAGD 476 Union Avenue, Middlesex, NJ 08846 732-537-9922 www.WeMakeSmiles-NJ.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Joseph F. DelPrete, DMD

D EDUCATION + TRAINING Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Valedictorian Booth Memorial Medical Center, NYC

SERVICES

Veneers Implants Crowns and Bridges Invisalign® Bonding Whitening

r. Joseph F. DelPrete has been helping patients achieve their best possible smile at his office in Franklin Lakes for more than 20 years. With the help of his friendly and knowledgeable staff, he creates long-lasting relationships with every patient who walks through his door. Dr. DelPrete possesses a prominent skillset from his training at some of the most elite institutes in the country. He graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian of his class at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, and completed his residency at Booth Memorial Medical Center in New York City. Dr. DelPrete was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society, in 1991. He is also a member of many countrywide organizations including the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Most recently, he built and moved into a new state-of-the-art facility. Aided by his passionate staff, he is able to help every patient with the newest technology available in the industry. “Our philosophy is to provide outstanding care to patients who expect the very best and to educate them to become partners in their own dental health,” says Dr. DelPrete.

He offers innovative treatments including oral-appliance therapy that helps treat snoring and sleep apnea. The appliance is a comfortable solution to help patients sleep better at night, making them more energized and prepared for their daily activities. Among Dr. DelPrete’s other services are porcelain veneers, implant restoration, crowns and bridges, root canal therapy, gum treatment, whitening and Invisalign. “We aim to be the best at what we do and provide services that will benefit patients from both a clinical and an aesthetic standpoint,” he says. “We develop relationships and treat all our patients like family.” Each new patient receives a thorough evaluation of their oral health, which includes utilizing both a physical examination and digital radiographs, oral cancer screening and checking periodontal condition as well. Dr. DelPrete takes the time to explain the recommended treatment for you. “Oral health means more than just an attractive smile,” says Dr. DelPrete. “Poor oral health and untreated oral disease can have a significant impact on quality of life. In many cases, the condition of the mouth mirrors the condition of the body as a whole.”

believe a smile has the power “We to captivate.

Joseph F. DelPrete, DMD 777 Franklin Avenue, Suite 101, Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 201-891-1171 www.DrDelPrete.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Denville Dentist (MorrisEssex Hybridge Implants)

A Hal H. Kimowitz, DMD, FAGD: Misch Institute of Implant Dentistry Post-Graduate GP Program for Periodontics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Diplomate of the International College of Oral Implantologists Adam Kimowitz, DMD, FICOI, AFAAID: Rutgers School of Dental Medicine - Post-Graduate Implant Maxicourse Program Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the International College of Oral Implantologists

SERVICES Hybridge Dental Implants Single Tooth Replacement Full Mouth Replacement with Implants CEREC 1-Hour Visit Porcelain Veneers Zoom!® Chairside Whitening System Cosmetic Services All-on-4®

teaches other dentists about implantology techniques. Attending these courses and teaching other dentists allow the doctors to stay informed of new technology and techniques that provide the latest and transformative treatments to their patients. “We are a father-son team with over 50 years of combined experience. We pride ourselves on being able to handle the most complex dental problems as well as cleanings and exams for the whole family,” they say. “A great dentist is one that not only provides care, but is caring in the process of providing care. We will never judge anyone for their mouth or why they have a dental condition. We only look for ways to help them improve their lives and provide a great patient experience.” Their office is outfitted with a 3D printer used to print out new teeth in one day so patients don’t have to take more time out of their busy schedules to come back. Drs. Adam and Hal Kimowitz utilize the best possible materials and hire the friendliest staff members to ensure patient comfort. “We love what we do, we love our patients, and all we care about is their happiness, comfort and a great outcome,” they say.

realize that our patients are “We people just like us and it is our responsibility to provide the highest level of care with the greatest clinical techniques, outcomes and ethics.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

s the exclusive provider of Hybridge Implant Solutions in Morris and Essex counties, Drs. Hal H. Kimowitz and Adam Kimowitz’s office in Denville serves as a one-stop shop for implant care. This means that patients do not have to travel to multiple offices to get necessary dental work completed. “This solution is ideal for patients who are trapped in the endless cycle of failed root canals, bridgework and crowns and dentures, who are tired of treating the same teeth over and over again with marginal results,” says Dr. Adam Kimowitz. “We place hundreds of implants yearly and have given hope and a second chance to hundreds of people who never thought they would smile, chew and function without physical and emotional pain. We truly feel honored that people trust us to change their lives with dental implants.” Because they are dedicated to changing not only teeth functionality but also patients’ overall well-being, Drs. Hal and Adam Kimowitz complete more than 200 combined hours of continuing-education courses yearly, almost 10 times the amount required by state standards. Dr. Adam Kimowitz also lectures for various implant companies and study clubs, where he

Hal H. Kimowitz, DMD, FAGD & Adam Kimowitz, DMD, FICOI, AFAAID 75 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 205, Denville, NJ 07834 973-627-3363 www.DenvilleDentist.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Paul L. Dionne, DMD

D Temple University UMDNJ-NJDS Pankey Institute for Continuing Education Spear Continuing Education

SERVICES

Cosmetic Dentistry and Esthetic Restorations General Preventative and Restorative Dentistry Smile Makeovers Implant Dentistry VELscope Oral Cancer Screening Invisalign® Porcelain Veneers

strive to help my patients “Iachieve the highest level of dental

Digital X-Rays Crowns and Bridges Dental Sleep Medicine

Paul L. Dionne, DMD 200 Highland Avenue, Suite 260, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 973-748-7790 www.DoctorPaulDionne.com

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with many elite tools including VibraJet, a high-frequency vibration needle that blocks the transmission of pain to ensure more comfortable visits; VELscope, a handheld scope to screen for oral cancer; laser fluorescence, a detection system that spots tooth decay; intraoral photography, a tiny camera that goes inside the mouth to produce large images so patients can see their tooth problems as well; and digital x-rays that utilize 80 percent less radiation. “Today you’ll find that you’ll spend less time in our ergonomically designed treatment chair,” Dr. Dionne says. “During most procedures, you may even enjoy a movie or relaxation tape on the flat-panel monitor attached to the chair.” Patients are treated for a variety of maladies through cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry. Dr. Dionne provides full-mouth restorations and has completed hundreds of smile makeovers. “In the span of a few weeks, I can create a beautiful smile that can greatly improve a person’s oral health and looks and even change his or her life,” he says. “I combine years of technical dental expertise with a tender touch and compassionate care to change teeth, smiles and faces for the better.”

health possible with maximum comfort, function and esthetics in a gentle and caring atmosphere.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

r. Paul L. Dionne has treated patients at his practice in Glen Ridge for more than two decades. His commitment to delivering cutting-edge dentistry leads to the best results for his patients and long-lasting relationships that span generations. “I have built strong trust with my patients and I am always available to them,” he explains. “They can reach me at any time if they have an emergency or event or just a question. I have personally taken patients to my lab so we could work together to get the perfect results.” A patient’s trust is key to success, which is why Dr. Dionne makes satisfaction a top priority. Because of his reliability, hard work and impeccable skills, he has had patients fly back to his office after moving out of the area. “I will go the extra mile for my patients and they know this,” he says. “They put their trust in me and won’t go anywhere else. They know that I am there for them and will give them the best care I can.” To uphold his stellar patient-satisfaction rate, Dr. Dionne is a strong advocate of continuing education, as it keeps him abreast of new emerging technologies and techniques. His office is outfitted


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Charles A. Ditta, DMD

S EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ

SERVICES

Lumineers Veneers Whitening Snap-on-Smile Crowns and Bridges Root Canal Therapy Periodontal Disease Treatments Implant Restorations

ince graduating from the renowned UMDNJ, Dr. Charles A. Ditta has been helping patients maintain oral health and correct cosmetic problems at his Livingston, NJ practice. Specializing in general and cosmetic dentistry, he and his warm, inviting staff have established a welcome atmosphere to make a visit to his offices as comfortable and pleasant as possible. “Patients are treated with our complete attention one at a time. We do not double book our schedule, which would be disrespectful of our patients’ time,” says Dr. Ditta. “With the assistance of our highly motivated staff, I provide an on-time appointment schedule.” Dr. Ditta’s state-of-the-art office enables him to provide valuable services to ensure patients overcome dental maladies in a timely fashion. His office complies with both CDC and OSHA standards, so patients know they are in an excellent environment from the moment they walk through the door. “I stay abreast of the latest technology and research by attending study groups and continuing-education classes and reading the latest journals in the dental field,” he says.

It’s part of the reason Dr. Ditta is able to provide the most up-to-date tools for patients such as digital x-rays, veneers, Snap-on Smile, crowns, sports mouth guards, root canals and retreatments, occlusal adjustments, oral-surgery procedures, implant restorations and Bruxism appliance. Along with making routine visits to the dentist, Dr. Ditta urges that patients be serious about oral health at home because neglect can impact your overall well-being. “Besides the pain that can result, it can lead to malnutrition, local and systemic infection, which can lead to disease,” he warns. “Patients who suffer from cosmetic issues also may find themselves withdrawn from personal and professional relationships due to embarrassment.” Dr. Ditta wants his patients to know that whether it’s a cosmetic issue or generaldentistry issue, he is ready to provide whatever they need. For general oral hygiene problems, he suggests a daily routine that includes brushing, flossing and fluoride rinses to help prevent unnecessary damage and keep teeth strong. If patients maintain good oral hygiene outside the office, regular dental examinations will detect disease in its early stages, making it more manageable.

office philosophy is simple: “Our treat our patients with respect,

dignity and compassion, and they will be lifelong patients.

Charles A. Ditta, DMD Someo Somone,MD,FAAD 22 Old Short Hills Road, Suite 207, Livingston, NJ 07039 973-533-1777 www.DittaDental.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: Pediatric Dentistry

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Gallery of Little Smiles

D University of Toronto Queen’s University Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Residency at New York Methodist Hospital Residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital

SERVICES

Computerized Office Digital X-Rays Dental Laser Technology Computerized Anesthesia Delivery Intraoral Camera Sedation/Hospital Treatment Options Special Needs Dental Care

New Jersey trained to treat children and adults who have special needs. Gallery of Little Smiles understands that oral health is not a one-and-done deal, but an ongoing process. To keep kids enthusiastic about maintaining good oral health, Dr. Lam has established a positive, constructive and trusting rapport with his patients. He says it’s the only way to ensure long-term success and maintain good oral health over the years. “I stay current by attending annual regional and international conferences and by completing peer-reviewed continuingeducation courses focused on reviewing the newest concepts in pediatric dentistry,” he says. Dr. Lam understands that everything from fluoride intake and brushing techniques can change over time. By staying current, he is able to provide care that leads to the greatest success. Gallery of Little Smiles offers a multitude of services, including digital x-rays, dental laser technology, computerized anesthesia delivery, sedation and hospital treatment options, special needs dental care and intraoral cameras.

philosophy is to make “My dentistry fun again, one child

EDUCATION + TRAINING

r. Dennis Lam has devoted years to studying and enacting ways to make visiting the dentist “fun” again for children. “We all remember what it was like to be kids,” says Dr. Lam of Gallery of Little Smiles in Florham Park. “Our goal is to instill in each child a happy, proactive view of dentistry without fear and anxiety. It’s a marathon, not a race!” Dr. Lam has studied at some of the most prestigious institutions, including Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine, and has held residencies at New York Methodist Hospital and BronxLebanon Hospital. His inviting office atmosphere boasts kid-friendly aspects such as toys and TVs to help children relax. The staff members at Gallery of Little Smiles are caring and welcoming, greeting children and parents warmly to help lessen anxieties. “Most dentists are trained like mechanics. Patients come in, the dentist diagnoses the problem, repairs the problem and sends you on your way,” he says. “Our practice recognizes that each patient comes with a unique set of needs.” Dr. Lam is one of the few dentists in

and one visit at a time.

Dennis Lam, DDS, MS, FRCD (C) 220 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite B1, Florham Park, NJ 07932 973-295-6700 www.GalleryofLittleSmiles.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Gallery of Smiles “

University of British Columbia Harvard University University of California, San Francisco Mount Sinai Hospital, NY Metropolitan Hospital, NY St. Vincent’s Hospital, NY

SERVICES

Digital X-Rays Dental Laser Technology Intraoral Camera Invisalign® Zoom!® Chairside Whitening System Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Reception Area

can prevent it,” she says. “In my practice, I personally spend ample time educating my patients and encouraging good habits to maintain health and prevent issues from arising.” Gallery of Smiles offers a multitude of high-quality services, including Invisalign, Zoom! teeth whitening, veneers, implant restorations and cosmetic dentistry procedures. Dr. Glass helped one of her elderly patients restore teeth functionality with a full-mouth smile makeover. When Bob arrived at her office, most of his teeth were broken and suffering from severe decay. After crafting a plan for him, she emphasized that without maintaining daily oral hygiene, his restoration would fail and he would lose his teeth to decay again. “This was a hard-working and intelligent patient who not only understood what needed to be done, but was greatly appreciative of our approach,” says Dr. Glass. “Together, he and I proceeded with the smile makeover as a team. To this day, he is one of my best patients, with no new decay, with no recurrence of gingivitis or periodontal disease, with no single failure of any of the restorations and, of course, with a beautiful smile.”

am able to provide the best “Icare possible and maintain

TVs in Every Room Spa-Like Atmosphere Cosmetic Dentistry

patients’ health because of their involvement and understanding of the necessary treatment.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

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t Gallery of Smiles, we focus on one patient at a time and provide personalized care,” says Dr. Jeannette Glass, founder of the Florham Park-based practice. “We schedule lengthy appointments and see only a few patients in a day to ensure all our attention is concentrated on them. That way, we can address their problems and concerns individually.” Making patients comfortable plays a large role in Dr. Glass’ working philosophy; it’s the key to her success, which is why she educates her patients every step of the way. Patients are fully involved in their own treatment processes and feel more at ease during appointments. “I strongly believe in patient education,” explains Dr. Glass. “At the end of the day, it is not what we as dental professionals do, but it is what the patients do for themselves at home every day that ensures good oral health.” At Gallery of Smiles, Dr. Glass crafts tailored treatment plans. She explains the procedures in-depth and describes routines that patients should follow in order to maintain good oral health. “Patients need to know their dental condition, what causes it and how they

Jeannette Glass, DMD 220 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite B1, Florham Park, NJ 07932 973-295-6600 www.GalleryofSmilesNJ.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Garden State Smiles

A EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ American Dental Association New Jersey Dental Association Middlesex County Dental Association

SERVICES

Preventative Dental Care Cosmetic Dentistry Restorations CEREC®

fter graduating from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Dr. Vlad Detinich joined Garden State Smiles. With locations in North Brunswick and Brick, he is able to care for a large number of patients. With years of experience, Dr. Detinich has developed an extensive resume that includes a residency at his alma mater, UMDNJ. He is a member of a number of groups, including the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association and Middlesex County Dental Association. Dr. Detinich believes in educating his patients so they can optimize their oral health, which in turn promotes overall health. He urges his patients to floss, which can reduce or prevent cavities and gum inflammation. “A healthy mouth not only will make you look good, but it will truly make you feel good,” he says. Focusing on general and cosmetic services, Dr. Detinich utilizes many highquality technologies to ensure he provides patients with the best treatment possible. Garden State Smiles is outfitted with CEREC, a machine that allows him to mill crowns for same-day restorations, and the Solea Dental Laser System, the first FDA-

approved C02 system that helps with hardand soft-tissue treatments. These technologies increase the accuracy, speed and comfort of procedures, which leads to better overall treatments. Other services include preventative dental care, cosmetic dentistry, restorations, oral and maxillofacial surgery, endodontics, periodontal-disease treatments and orthodontic services. “I think the fact that we can perform most of the dental procedures under the same roof, in addition to having different financial options, makes it much easier for patients to get proper care.” Dr. Detinich strongly believes in continuing education and staying on top of emerging technologies. By participating in courses, he learns about the best techniques to implement into his office. Besides participating in continuingeducation courses, he attends many lectures throughout the year and reads established medical journals. Dr. Detinich believes that listening to patients’ needs, giving them different treatment options, utilizing modern equipment, on top of making care affordable with a variety of financial options, can make people feel great about visiting dentists.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Periodontal Disease Periodontics

healthy mouth not only looks “Agood, but truly feels good.

Endodontics

Solea® Dental Laser System Orthodontics

Vlad Detinich, DMD 1612 Route 27, North Brunswick, NJ 08902 732-846-6767 www.GardenStateSmilesNB.com

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OTHER ADDRESS: 525 Route 70, Brick, NJ 08723 732-477-5770 www.GardenStateSmilesofBrick.com


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Gentle Caring Dentistry

A EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ American Dental Association Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Academy of Facial Esthetics

SERVICES

Extreme Makeovers Conscious Sedation Dental Exams and Cleanings Porcelain Filings Invisalign® Crowns and Bridges Filters and Facial Contouring Nitrous Oxide

t Gentle Caring Dentistry in Livingston, founder Dr. Linda Stone provides premium dental care to ensure her patients’ smiles are the ones they envision showing off every day. “We provide every patient with the best dental treatment, which results in a healthy and beautiful smile,” she says. Everyday, patients share the self-esteem boosts Dr. Stone has provided through her outstanding dental work. She states that they not only love their dazzling smiles, but also have a more positive attitude towards life due to their newly found confidence. “Paying attention to small details adds up to make the [dental] experience as a whole memorable,” she says when asked what makes her practice stand out. “Everything from the blankets to keep you warm to the friendly staff is designed to help you feel comfortable and relaxed. We love to show patients that going to the dentist can be an experience you enjoy.” Her most notable service is a tailored treatment plan, as every patient has different dental needs. A custom-made comprehensive treatment plan combined with the latest technological tools results

in satisfied patients who return time and again. To keep up with new technology, Dr. Stone says, “First, you have to be open to embrace change. From 3D movie glasses to computerized anesthesia, there is always something new and exciting around the corner to bring into our practice.” Dr. Stone offers a multitude of highgrade services including sleep apnea treatments, cleanings and prevention, dental exams, digital x-rays, sealants, home care, cosmetic dentistry, implants, porcelain inlays and onlays, composite fillings and root canal therapy, just to name a few. She’s also offers top-of-theline facial fillers such as Botox, Juvederm, Perlane, Radiesse and Restylane for patient’s convenience. She believes taking continuingeducation courses, reading medical journals and participating in study clubs help expand her knowledge and stay on top of the latest research and tools. By keeping up with new advances, Dr. Stone is able to provide patients with everything they need to have a beautiful smile. “Your smile is the first impression you give to others,” she says. “Patients are entitled to have the smile of their dreams.”

love to show patients that “ We going to the dentist can be an

experience you can enjoy. Paying special attention to small details adds up to make the experience as a whole memorable.

Linda E. Stone, DMD 201 South Livingston Avenue, Suite 2C, Livingston, NJ 07039 973-994-3112 www.GentleCaringDentistry.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Glen Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry philosophy “My is very simple:

treat others the way you would want to be treated.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Rutgers University UMDNJ Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry

SERVICES Nitrous Oxide Sedation Periodontics Oral Surgery Endodontics SERVICES Pediatric Dentistry TMJ Disorder Treatments Intraoral Camera Technology Porcelain Laminate Veneers

Louis Theodorou, DMD, FAGD 89 Glenridge Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 973-743-6092 www.GlenRidgeDentist.com

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t Glen Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, Dr. Louis Theodorou and his caring staff strive to make every patient’s experience a great one. Dr. Theodorou offers both general and cosmetic dental services at his office in Glen Ridge. Understanding that a visit to the dentist can be daunting, he provides a comfortable setting and answers all questions a patient may have about a dental issue. “We try to never let a discussion with a patient end without asking if they have any further questions,” he says. “It is very important for patients to know they have been heard and not feel rushed.” To further their comfort, Dr. Theodorou has outfitted his facility with state-of-theart technologies. He is a member of the Spear Study Group, a local organization made up of several general dentists and specialists. During the group’s monthly meetings, the members discuss different cases and study emerging treatments and technologies. Glen Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry offers a multitude of services, including endodontics, TMJ disorder treatments, laser cavity detection, extreme-smile makeovers, porcelain laminate veneers, Invisalign, dental bonding, and laser gum treatment

and surgery. Asked to identify his most beneficial service, Dr. Theodorou says, “Simply, a good dental exam. By giving a good dental exam, many potential problem areas can be identified and treated prior to becoming an issue.” Dr. Theodorou’s “regular” patient examination includes a potentially life-saving component: an oral-cancer screening. “Although rare, oral cancer has the potential to be a very serious and sometimes fatal disease,” he says. “If it is caught early, it is often quite treatable.” Dr. Theodorou has helped change the lives of many patients, including a young lady who suffered from bulimia at a young age. Her disease left her with broken-down top teeth that were much shorter than they should be as well as almost no protective enamel on the backs of her teeth. “By putting all porcelain crowns on the teeth, I was able to restore them to natural function and greatly improve the esthetics of her smile,” says Dr. Theodorou. “When I took her finished photos, her smile was beaming and showed her beautiful teeth. When I showed her the initial photos before treatment, she commented that she always tried to cover up her teeth when smiling.”


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Grand Dental

A Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine Academy of General Dentistry

SERVICES

Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Implants Veneers Whitening Root Canal Therapy Extractions Computer-Guided Technology PRGF (Plasma Rich in Growth Factors)

receive a number of treatments, including cosmetic contouring, crowns and bridges, specialty dentures, implants, veneers, rootcanal therapy, scaling and root planning, whitening, sealants and Invisalign. Asked what distinguishes his practice, Dr. Garces answers that listening carefully has been a trademark. He treats everyone with the care, compassion and respect that he himself would like to receive. Dr. Garces stays up to date on the latest findings in his field. He takes courses that focus on digital technology, computer-guided technology, regeneration techniques, cosmetics and comprehensive rehabilitation as these are the areas he is most interested in. “I take my time with every single one of my patients,” he says. “I explain their conditions, what has caused them, what they have, how to prevent them, how to correct them and the alternatives available with today’s technology to solve the issues. I offer different alternatives, explaining which will serve their needs best. I create a better patient-dentist rapport where trust is a major element of better service.”

our best every time “Offering produces the finest results.

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t Grand Dental in Englewood, Dr. Gustavo A. Garces provides patients with a one-on-one approach. Listening carefully to their concerns and offering guidance have been staples of his practice throughout the years. Patients not only feel they are receiving exceptional treatments, but also that they have a voice and someone who cares about them and their overall well-being. Patients confide in Dr. Garces, which he takes very seriously. “Offering our best every time produces the finest results,” he explains. Dr. Garces has treated all types of patients, from those suffering from diabetes to those battling oral cancer or bone tumors that put both their oral and general health at risk. In each case, Dr. Garces provides customized solutions that help solve these and other issues and restore dental health. Creating these plans is the starting point for restoring patients’ self-confidence. “My personal perspective is that patients should be more conscious about their mouths,” says Dr. Garces. “This can be achieved only by the proper education that dentists and hygienists should give to every individual.” Patients who visit Grand Dental can

Laser Gum Therapy Digital Smile Design Bone and Connective Tissue Grafts

Gustavo A. Garces, DMD, FAGD 106 Grand Avenue, Suite 390, Englewood, NJ 07631 201-816-8696 www.GrandDental.net

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Michael Gruber, DMD, PA

O

University of Maryland Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital Attending at Morristown Medical Center

SERVICES

Cosmetic Dentistry and Esthetic Restorations Implant Dentistry Endodontics Periodontics Pediatric Dentistry Dentures/Overdentures Oral Surgery Invisalign® TMJ/Headaches Botox and Juvederm

Michael Gruber, DMD, FAGD 362 Parsippany Road, Suite A4, Parsippany, NJ 07054 973-428-1515 www.GruberDental.com

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radiation, 3D cat scans, lasers, cosmetic imaging, diagnostic intraoral video cameras, Doppler cavity screenings and 3D digital impressions. “The way education is moving, more and more of our treatment has become digitally focused and digitally delivered,” he says. “We have committed to embrace this change and are excited about the many opportunities and many directions our profession is taking.” Asked about his most beneficial service, Dr. Gruber says it’s customer service because of his amazing team that “wows” every patient from the moment they walk through the door to the moment they leave. “Every patient, no matter how extensive his or her treatment plan may be, is handled the same exact way,” says Dr. Gruber. “Our fully comprehensive initial examination emphasizes education and creates treatment modalities that allow patients to make intelligent decisions regarding their overall treatment.” Dr. Gruber is able to build strong relationships by listening to patients, understanding their medical history and providing strong communication, all of which he says makes his practice so successful.

your heart is as “Protecting simple as brushing and flossing

every day, which will help create positive oral health habits that last a lifetime.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

ur philosophy is to make a positive difference in the lives of all of our patients by offering the highest-quality dental care in a warm, contemporary, private-office atmosphere,” says Dr. Michael Gruber, founder of Michael Gruber, DMD, PA in Parsippany. “By providing a team of professional, highly educated, honest, compassionate and committed employees, we aim to improve patient health, appearance, selfconfidence and overall quality of life.” As a nationally recognized leader in dentistry, Dr. Gruber educates patients about why they should learn more about the human body, and how oral health has an overall impact on physical well-being. “Poor oral maintenance and oral hygiene can lead to both tooth decay and gum disease, which can lead to a myriad of serious health conditions,” says Dr. Gruber. “Some of these conditions include heart disease, endocarditis (an infection of the inner heart lining) and premature births and low birth rates in pregnant women.” To ensure his patients receive the best care, Dr. Gruber has outfitted his office with exciting products, gadgets and innovative procedures that offer beneficial outcomes. He utilizes digital x-rays that employ less


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Monmouth AREA OF PRACTICE: Pediatric Dentistry

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Kids Dental Kare

D Columbia University SUNY at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine Eastman Dental Center

SERVICES Infant Dental Care Healthy Checkups and Maintenance Primary Teeth Evaluation Dental Emergencies Dental Radiographs (X-Rays) Bruxism (Teeth Grinding) Pulp Therapy Prevention Therapy Adolescent Therapy

our patients come back visit after visit, implementing the skills we have taught them.” Dr. Felsenstein recognizes the importance of oral health to overall well-being, which is why he devotes time explaining healthy hygiene methods. At each follow-up visit, he points out any areas that his patient may be having difficulty cleaning and reviews the steps to better dental care. He also asks parents to check their children’s mouths to make sure they are correctly cleaning their teeth. Kids Dental Kare has state-of-the-art equipment, including digital x-rays that give off less radiation and provide larger images to detect tooth decay earlier. Of particular importance to patients is his 24/7 emergency contact services, which ensures they are never out of touch if tooth trouble arises. “This helps our patients feel they can always rely on us,” he says. In addition to treating patients with the utmost care, Dr. Jay and his team visit many schools where they teach good oral habits and proper diet. They even perform a little magic!

strive to make each visit “We memorable for children in a

EDUCATION + TRAINING

r. Jay Felsenstein of Kids Dental Kare in Howell prides himself on providing high-quality dental care in a friendly, welcoming environment. Instead of plain walls, he has outfitted his office with colorful murals that are much more inviting to his young patients. With a waiting room filled with TVs, the latest video games and toys, children who visit Dr. Felsenstein feel at ease. “We seek to create a dental home for our patients and a comfortable place from infancy into adulthood,” says Dr. Felsenstein. “Our strongest emphasis is on prevention and creating good oralhygiene habits.” With more than 30 years of practice, Dr. Felsenstein (known to his patients as “Dr. Jay”) understands that visiting the dentist can be unnerving, which is why he is so adamant about making patients feel comfortable. He avoids using language that might trigger panic (think needle, shot or drill). “We strive to make each visit memorable for children in a positive way,” he says. It’s the reason he holds contests, creates balloon animals and allows children to choose prizes from a bin at the end of each visit. “We take pride in seeing

positive way.

Jay Felsenstein, DDS 4521 Route 9, Howell, NJ 07731 732-905-0808 www.KDKinHowell.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Louis J. Maddalena, DMD

S Fairleigh Dickinson University Fairleigh Dickinson Dental School Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

SERVICES Cosmetic & Family Dentistry Digital X-Ray with 90 Percent Radiation Reduction Zoom!® Chairside Whitening System Invisalign® Porcelain Crowns and Veneers Implant Dentistry One-Visit Painless Rotary Root Canal Nitrous Oxide Sedation Electronic Insurance Filing and Claims Submission

dental philosophy is to treat “My each patient with respect and

Louis J. Maddalena, DMD 191 South Ridgedale Avenue, East Hanover, NJ 07936 973-887-7767

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Seal named Michael Luzzo at no cost. In a testimonial about Dr. Maddalena, Luzzo says, “He said that he wanted to do that for me because of what I did for my country. I didn’t know what to say. He doesn’t know me, and he offered to fix my teeth for free.” Luzzo continued to say, “He changed my life in many ways, more than just a smile. He gave me confidence and strength that I need to make a living for me and my family. I can go out into public with a perfect smile from ear to ear with no shame whatsoever.” To continue helping patients rebuild oral health, Dr. Maddalena stays on top of new trends in the field by attending continuing-education courses and meeting with different pharmaceutical representatives from dental companies. By doing so, he stays at the forefront of providing new beneficial technology to his patients. Dr. Maddalena provides a wide variety of dental services and goes a step further by offering 24-hour emergency service and after-hours cellphone availability. Patients are never out of touch with him if needed. To accommodate elderly and disabled patients who have difficulty leaving the house, he offers home visits to ensure every patient can receive quality dental care at ease.

consideration for their individual needs. The overall health of my patients is my primary concern.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

ince 1984, Dr. Louis J. Maddalena has been providing state-of-theart dental care at his practice in East Hanover. With personal ties to the Morris County area, he strives to improve the oral health of his neighbors every day. “The mouth is the area of the body that shows many disease processes that could affect the well-being of patients,” he says. “If your teeth are not maintained properly, it could cause digestive problems. In the elderly, this can be extremely important because it can cause malabsorption.” Dr. Maddalena believes that improving oral hygiene can lead to a better life, which is why he is so adamant on helping his patients regain and maintain health. In one instance, Dr. Maddalena restored a patient’s smile after disease overwhelmed his teeth. “Tristan was a premature baby and, as a result, he had syndromically small teeth,” he recalls. “Coordination of treatment between periodontist, orthodontist and myself resulted in implants and spacing of teeth to prepare for full-mouth rehabilitation. The outstanding result was life changing for this now 20-year-old man.” In another instance, Dr. Maddalena offered to repair the teeth of an ex-Navy


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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Kevin D. Marshall, DMD

W Rutgers University Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry East Orange VA Medical Center

SERVICES Cosmetic Dentistry and Esthetic Restorations Porcelain Veneers Crowns and Bridges Teeth Whitening Restorative Dentistry Dental Hygiene and Periodontics Pediatric Dentistry Invisalign® Endodontics Implant Dentistry Dentures

eight or more continuing-education courses every year. He is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Dental Association, NJ Dental Association, Passaic County Dental Association and NJ Academy of General Dentistry. He’s also been a member of the Academy of Comprehensive Dental Studies for 25 years. “In this group, we have member dentists who are very interested in staying at the forefront of what’s new, what works and what doesn’t,” he says. “Because of the number of members and reputation of this study group, we get the foremost speakers in their fields both clinically and academically.” Dr. Marshall offers a plethora of services, including cosmetic dentistry and esthetic restorations, porcelain veneers, crowns and bridges, teeth whitening, restorative dentistry, dental hygiene and periodontics, pediatric dentistry, Invisalign, endodontics, implant dentistry, TMJ treatments and extractions. Asked about his most valuable offering, Dr. Marshall responds, “We offer our patients close and personal attention to all aspects of dental care. From your first call to the moment you enter our practice you are greeted by a familiar, friendly face.”

don’t want to just maintain “We your oral health. We want to

improve it and thereby increase your confidence and improve your well-being and lifestyle.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

ith more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Kevin D. Marshall knows how to make his patients feel at ease while visiting his office in Oakland. It’s why he’s established his motto as “Dedicated to perfection and comfort.” Dr. Marshall specializes in treating family members of all ages, from toddlers to seniors. He has taken care of three generations of families, helping them feel confident and relaxed during appointments. “Happy patients are ones who know they are receiving the highest-quality care and are comfortable while doing so,” says Dr. Marshall. “We strive to treat all patients as members of our immediate family. We don’t want to just maintain your oral health. We want to improve it and thereby increase your confidence and improve your well-being and lifestyle.” His office environment boasts a modern esthetic with clean working areas, cozy dental chairs to help patients relax and TVs to occupy them during treatments. Dr. Marshall ensures that his staff is well trained, including being CPR-certified in case of emergencies. To keep abreast of new technologies and trends in his field, Dr. Marshall attends

Kevin D. Marshall, DMD 9 Post Road, Suite M5, Oakland, NJ 07436 201-644-0857 www.KevinDMarshallDMD.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Union AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Sunita Merriman, DDS

D EDUCATION + TRAINING New York University, College of Dentistry

SERVICES

General Dentistry Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatments Invisalign® Dental Implants

r. Sunita Merriman believes her patients can all benefit from self-love and self-care. “The motivation to make an appointment with us should go beyond the fear of contracting disease,” she says. “When patients are driven by a personal commitment to their health and well-being, the results are spectacular and the partnership brings lasting results through behavior changes.” Dr. Merriman strives to educate her patients on the importance of dental health and restful sleep to their overall health. “The mouth is intimately connected to the other systems in our bodies and directly impacts our physical well-being,” she says. “It also has a unique capability to alert us of systemic diseases that manifest in the mouth before they may get diagnosed otherwise.” Founding the New Jersey Dental Sleep Medicine Center in addition to providing dental care was a natural extension of the services that Dr. Merriman offers to her patients with the mission of improving their lives. Dental sleep medicine gives a viable treatment alternative in the form of oral sleep appliances to patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea and are unwilling to use a CPAP machine. Oral

appliances are also used to help patients who snore, yet do not have sleep apnea. According to LL, one of her patients, “Dr. Merriman recognizes that there is a mindbody connection that is important to listen to and promotes awareness that we are all the sum of our physical, spiritual and mental living experiences.” The patient continues: “In the end, my overall health and well-being was the goal. The confident smile that I bring to everyone each day is a gift that Dr. Merriman gave me.” Dr. Merriman and her team routinely attend innovative continuing-education courses throughout the year. She also shares valuable information with colleagues to help them further their own growth through her presentations to study clubs and other professional organizations. “We are spreading a culture of wellness in addition to treating and preventing disease,” says Dr. Merriman. “Our mission is to help transform you to the optimal level of health, function and beauty that you have always desired and deserved.” She has a steadfast commitment to empower her patients to learn routines that will produce the best health outcomes.

are committed to empowering “We you to take the best possible care of your smile and your sleep and everything that they signify. We change lives, one smile and one night of restful sleep at a time.

Sunita Merriman, DDS 229 Charles Street, Westfield, NJ 07090 908-389-0222 www.DoctorMerriman.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Metro Dental Associates

M NYU College of Dentistry Cosmetic Dentistry Residency at NYU American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Laser Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and NJ Dental Association Apex Seminars University of Maryland

SERVICES E4D Single-Visit Crowns, Onlays and Veneers Invisalign® Preferred Provider DIAGNOdent® Laser Diagnostics VELscope® for Oral Cancer Screenings

advanced caries detection, dental implants and an E4D digital scanning unit, which along with a 3D milling unit can provide same-day crowns and onlays. “Oral health is paramount to your overall well-being because it is the barometer of health,” explains Dr. Schuster. “For instance, the plaque found in the mouth is the same as that found in the heart valves which causes heart attacks and strokes. In addition, we use VELscope for oral cancer screening.” He believes utilizing highly advanced dental technologies is indispensable to the success of his practice, as well as maintaining a safe office environment. “The patient’s comfort, no matter what age, is our first priority,” he shares, which is why he offers massage-backed chairs, flat-screen TVs and music services such as Pandora. Dr. Schuster has completed hundreds of hours of continuing-education courses, regularly attends seminars and participates in study groups to stay up to date on the newest tools and techniques emerging in the dental field. He believes the best results of a case stem from educating his patients every step of the way. “I pride myself in making the patient happy,” he says.

patient’s comfort, no matter “The what age, is our first priority.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

etro Dental Associates is an award-winning dental care facility in Morristown. Founded by Dr. Jay S. Schuster, it has been voted the Best Dental Practice by the Daily Record twice, his peers named him a U.S. Top Dentist, and he is the only general dentist in Morristown to be chosen as a NJ Top Dentist by his peers since 2009. His awards not only represent his dedication and unmatched dental care, but also showcase the passion he has for patients and the dental community. With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Schuster offers everything from routine dental procedures to complete smile makeovers. “Quite a few patients who have had 10-plus veneers for a complete smile makeover have cried and hugged me with their stunning results,” he says. “They have the self-confidence to show off their smile instead of hiding it behind their hand.” He goes on to say: “Another patient, who was a heavy smoker, had implants done for his whole mouth, which was one of my most challenging cases. Now he can eat with ease and pleasure!” Dr. Schuster offers a variety of services, including Invisalign, DEXIS CariVu for

DEXIS CariVu™ for Advanced Caries Detection Dental Implants Smile Makeovers

Jay S. Schuster, DDS 29 Elm Street, Morristown, NJ 07960 973-538-2563 www.MetroDentalAssociates.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Metuchen Dentistry

A EDUCATION + TRAINING Rutgers School of Dental Medicine General Practice Residency at Jersey Shore Medical Center

SERVICES Preventative Dentistry Cosmetic Fillings Periodontal Therapy Implant Reconstruction Crowns and Bridges Endodontic Therapy Sleep Apnea Treatment Single Visit Permanent Crowns

graduate of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Gregory Kubinak is committed to providing high-quality restorative and cosmetic dental care to all patients at Metuchen Dentistry. Upon receiving his doctorate in medical dentistry, Dr. Kubinak took up a general practice residency at the Jersey Shore Medical Center, a level II trauma facility. There, he was able to gain valuable handson experience. He was inducted into the Academy of General Dentistry, an elite organization. “Our practice is different from most because we have a no-wait policy,” he says. “We respect our patients’ time and do our very best to run ahead of schedule.” With his plethora of high-end services, Dr. Kubinak is able to accommodate a wide variety of dental needs. Metuchen Dentistry offers preventative dentistry, cosmetic fillings, gum-disease treatments, implant reconstruction, root-canal therapy, porcelain laminates, Invisalign, sleep apnea treatments, migraine therapy, Botox, dermal fillers, digital radiograph, digital impressions and state-of-the-art sterilization. “We offer all dental services at our office from routine maintenance to full-

mouth implant reconstruction,” he says, “but our most unique service is single-visit permanent crown and bridge work via digital scanning and 3D milling.” This service means fewer visits as the majority of the dental work can be done in just one visit. He also stays abreast of new emerging technologies by attending continuing-education seminars, meeting with his fellow colleagues to discuss cases and reading various medical and dental literature. “Our philosophy is to treat our patients with respect and compassion,” he says. “We assess all dental issues, offer all available treatments and move forward once the patient is completely comfortable with the plan.” Dr. Kubinak has been credited with changing the lives of his patients by reconstructing teeth and giving them the confidence boost they need to succeed in life. “A 47-year-old patient of ours decided to start a company of his own. He was concerned about his smile as he would be meeting directly with clients,” says Dr. Kubinak. “We reconstructed his smile in two visits. His new smile gave him the confidence he needed to connect with new potential clients.”

philosophy is to treat “Our our patients with respect

and compassion.

Gregory Kubinak, DMD 652 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840 732-603-0030 www.MetuchenDentist.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Midland Park Family Dentistry

I Fairleigh Dickinson University UMDNJ Residency at University Hospital at UMDNJ

SERVICES CEREC Laser Dentistry Clear Correct Braces Dental Implants Bonding and White Fillings Bridges Crowns Dentures Extractions Dental Hygiene and Periodontal Health Inlays and Onlays

so more aggressive procedures can be avoided. The facility is outfitted with stateof-the-art technologies, including CEREC, air abrasion, digital imaging and laser dentistry, all of which minimize tooth loss. “We use biocompatible materials to restore teeth to as close as natural form and function as we can,” says Dr. Caramico. “The goal is to utilize, whenever possible, materials and techniques that possess the same physiological characteristics as healthy natural teeth.” When asked about Midland Park Family Dentistry’s most beneficial service, Dr. Caramico responds it’s his ability to offer tailored solutions that address patients’ specific needs. “Whether it’s our ability to deliver a crown in one visit without messy impressions and temporaries, or restore a broken tooth or cavity without needles and numbness through the use of laser technology, the most beneficial service I can offer my patients is personalized service and care.” Other services include dental implants, bonding and fillings, crowns and bridges, dentures, extractions and TMJ treatments, as well as a host of other general dental procedures.

are 100 percent committed to “We making a patient’s experience not

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n 1988, Dr. Anthony Caramico entered private practice in Midland Park, NJ, after completing his studies at UMDNJ, including a residency at its prestigious University Hospital. Dr. Caramico was a partner at Hi-Tech Family Dentistry before forming his new state-of-the-art dental practice, Midland Park Family Dentistry, at the same location. “We are 100 percent committed to making the patients’ experience not just good, but extraordinary,” he says. “In addition to investing in a well-trained and knowledgeable staff, I stay abreast of and apply new dental techniques and technologies that allow my patients to spend less time in the office and more time living their lives.” Dr. Caramico takes pride in serving multiple generations of patients. He forms strong relationships with them based on mutual trust—serving grandparents, their children and now their children’s children. He says, “Many of my patients and I have traveled through life together, experiencing both the joy and sorrow it can bring. We’re more than just a practice, we’re a family.” At Midland Park Family Dentistry, Dr. Caramico and his staff offer minimally invasive alternatives whenever possible

just good, but extraordinary.

TMJ Treatments Nightguards GLO Whitening System

Anthony Caramico, DMD 662 G odwin Avenue, Midland Park, NJ 07432 201-447-5555 www.MidlandParkFamilyDentistry.com

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ORTHODONTICS

Morristown Orthodontics

D Indian Dental Association Indian Prosthodontic Society Pennsylvania Dental Association World Federation of Orthodontists Dental Society of Western Pennsylvania American Association of Orthodontists Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Referred Articles in the Following Research Journals: American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Journal of Clinical Orthodontics Australian Journal of Orthodontics Journal of Bone Journal of Orthodontics Journal of Dental Research

SERVICES Orthodontic Services for All Ages

provide each of my patients “Iwith the attention they need,

whether it’s creating an extensive treatment plan or overcoming unique challenges.

Rupali Wadhwa, BDS, DMD, MS, Cert. Ortho 161 Washington Street, Morristown, NJ 07960 973-538-2171 www.MorristownOrthodontics.com

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Morristown Orthodontics utilizes a variety of high-tech equipment to garner the best results for patients including Itero scanners to create 3D images and 3D printers to print orthodontic models, bite splints and retainers. “Being knowledgeable and aware about the most recent dental technologies helps me customize an individualized treatment plan for each patient so they can achieve a beautiful, functional smile,” says Dr. Wadhwa. Other services include surgical orthodontics, dentofacial orthopedics, Invisalign, In-Ovation, Smartclip, TMJTMD and sleep apnea treatments. While Dr. Wadhwa specializes in these services, her chief strength, she says, is the personalized one-on-one time she offers patients. She believes that it is critical not only to support patients inside the office but outside it as well, which is why she is an integral member of her community. “I am involved with the community and children I treat such as hosting assemblies at local schools, hosting field trips to my office and donating supplies to students,” says Dr. Wadhwa. “I am very involved in my patients’ lives inside and outside of the office.”

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r. Rupali Wadhwa, founder of Morristown Orthodontics in Morristown and South Orange, works with children and adults to create a comprehensive and tailored plan to overcome teeth deviations. “I provide each of my patients with the attention they need, whether it’s creating an extensive treatment plan or overcoming unique challenges,” says Dr. Wadhwa. As a certified orthodontist, she has a vast knowledge of orthodontic health and has been published in a variety of esteemed medical journals including Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and the Australian Journal of Orthodontics. Dr. Wadhwa attends national and international research conferences so she can stay informed about the latest cuttingedge advancements and how they can enhance patient outcomes. “Our state-of-the-art office is one of the most technologically advanced practices in the Morris County area,” she says. “We provide a sophisticated CS digital orthodontic solution that integrates intraoral scanning, as well as a 3D extraoral imaging that delivers the highest level of care to all of our patients.”

OTHER ADDRESS: 202 S. Orange Avenue South Orange, NJ 07079


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Middlesex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

New Jersey Dental Centers patient “Every is unique;

Mouner Amer, DDS: Alexandria University New York University College of Dentistry Diplomate/Master of ICOI Khaled Eldin, DDS: Alexandria University New York University College of Dentistry AGD Membership

SERVICES Invisalign® Fastbraces Dental Implants Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Traditional Orthodontics Root Canal Therapy Dental Fillings/Metal Free Crowns Oral Surgery/Sedation Dentistry Periodontal Care

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t New Jersey Dental Centers, Drs. Mouner Amer and Khaled Eldin strive to provide the very best services to their patients. With locations in OLD BRIDGE, SADDLE BROOK and NEPTUNE, they are able to help a variety of patients maintain good oral health. “We strive for perfection,” they say. “We treat our patients as if they’re family and we always have their best health in mind. Their oral and overall health is our number one priority.” Complementing their strong commitment to patients’ health is a comfortable office environment that patients can sense as soon as they set foot through the door. To cite one example, the New Jersey Dental Centers’ staff is fluent in several languages. What really makes their practice stand out is the time and effort they devote to educating patients. They tend to patients of all ages, ensuring that everyone can get the best possible treatment. “Our goal is to educate them about their dental needs,” says Dr. Amer, “and by doing so, we empower them to make informed decisions about how to create and maintain their smiles. We discuss all possible options and strive for the patient’s best

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therefore, an individual approach is high on the list of our priorities.

interests at all times.” New Jersey Dental Centers offers premier dental services including Invisalign, Fastbraces, traditional orthodontic services, root-canal therapy, fillings, oral surgery, periodontal care, emergency services, and preventative and specialized care. Both doctors agree that same-day reconstruction is one of the mainstays of their practice. “Any patient who has broken or lost a tooth will not leave the office the same way as he or she came in,” they say. “We ensure our patients are comfortable in functional and esthetic aspects. We do full-mouth restorations using implants, veneers and dentures over implants. In all cases, patient satisfaction is our number one priority.” Drs. Amer and Eldin embrace new technology with open arms. “We never stop learning,” says Dr. Amer. “Why settle for the bare minimum? Seeing our patients happy keeps our motivation going to learn new things and bring that knowledge to them on a daily basis.” They have developed fantastic doctorpatient relationships built on care, education and, most of all, trust.

Mouner Amer, DDS & Khaled Eldin, DDS 3333 Route 9 North, Old Bridge, NJ 08857 220 5th Street, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663 1820 Corlies Avenue, Suite 8, Neptune, NJ 07753 www.NJDentalCenters.com

732-679-6666 973-478-1616 732-774-5772

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris & Passaic AREA OF PRACTICE: Endodontics

ENDODONTICS

North Jersey Endodontics

EDUCATION + TRAINING Columbia University Dental School & Residency

SERVICES

Root Canal Therapy Endodontic Retreatment Pain Management

practice both efficient and up-to-date on the latest advancements. Dr. Lubit performs thousands of root canals yearly. While a root canal might seem like a common dental procedure, it’s actually a complex treatment that can save your natural tooth and prevent the need for dental implants, bridges or dentures. Choosing a specialist like Dr. Lubit means you get the very best care and have the best, long-term outlook for the health of your tooth. Dr. Lubit’s website also explains what to expect before, during and after rootcanal treatment. He guides patients on how to care for the treated area so it heals properly. “Patients think they are going to experience extreme pain or discomfort during or after their visit,” says Dr. Lubit. “We go out of our way to help patients overcome this feeling by providing detailed information and the step-bystep process of all procedures. This helps patients relax so we can provide painless procedures in a calming environment.” Prospective patients will be happy to know that the practice has two locations and participates with a large number of insurance companies.

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f you need a root canal or other endodontic treatment, call Dr. Fredric A. Lubit at North Jersey Endodontics. In addition to being named a New Jersey Top Dentist, he was voted one of the “Best Dentists in America,” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America. Dr. Lubit graduated from and completed his endodontic training at Columbia University, where he taught for several years before devoting himself full-time to North Jersey Endodontics. He provides an old-fashioned style of patient service in a compassionate and ethical manner while utilizing cutting-edge technology. “This is a relatively small office, so you don’t see a different doctor every time you come in,” Dr. Lubit says. “I personally do the vast majority of the procedures.” To ensure that patients receive the best treatments possible, Dr. Lubit stays abreast of new emerging technology in the dental field. “Technology is always changing and advancing from one thing to the next,” he says. “I ensure that what I outfit my office with is both cutting-edge and beneficial to my patients.” He uses state-of-the-art microscopes to observe the targeted tooth, Tulsa endodontic specialty rotaries and Calamus systems. Utilizing these tools keeps his

procedures in the most painless and calming manner possible.

Fredric A. Lubit, DDS 1292 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470 OTHER ADDRESS: 973-633-1155 11 Kiel Avenue, Kinnelon, NJ 07405 www.DrLubit.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Somerset AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta, DMD

S UMDNJ Dental School Hackensack University Medical Center Member of the American Dental Association Member of the New Jersey Dental Association Member of the Central Dental Society CAD/CAM Dentist Implant Certified Invisalign Certified

SERVICES

Invisalign® (Invisible Braces) Restorative Dentistry (Tooth Colored Fillings) Removable Prosthetics Dentures Fixed Prosthetics Bridges Same-Day Crowns Grinding and Clenching Guards Snoring Appliance

she utilizes the E4D dentist system that creates same-day crowns. The chief benefit of this advanced technology is natural-looking restorations that make crowns, veneers and fillings virtually undetectable. Although she offers state-ofthe-art technologies, Dr. Padovan-LaGrasta says, “The most beneficial service I can offer my patients is not the latest and greatest dental gadget, but the long-term, caring and professional relationships that I have nurtured over the years.” She streamlines all of her processes so patients can book appointments and visit her office with ease. She and her staff genuinely care about patients’ well-being and want to create the best treatment plan for them. Dr. Padovan-LaGrasta engages in meaningful discussions about pathological processes of tooth decay, gum disease and missing and/or misaligned teeth to educate patients and empower them to achieve optimum oral and overall health. “This valuable time spent [speaking to patients] instills trust and confidence,” she says. “Patients know they are in good hands. From that first phone call through the active phase of treatment to setting up that recall visit, everyone is treated as though they are members of our own families.”

I connect with my patients by conveying confidence and concern during each visit. My staff and I truly care about our patient’s well-being and have their best interest at heart.

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ince completing her postgraduate training at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of New Jersey’s top-rated hospitals, Dr. Nicole PadovanLaGrasta has been providing high-quality family, cosmetic and implant dentistry at her practice in Bound Brook. With years of experience under her belt, Dr. Padovan-LaGrasta strives not only to offer the most up-to-date dental devices, but also to incorporate the most beneficial treatments. She stays abreast of emerging technologies by reading current studies, attending seminars and continuingeducation courses, and talking with fellow colleagues. “I don’t just talk about new technology or read about it, I incorporate it into my practice,” she says. “I choose the technology that offers the greatest benefit and makes the most sense for my patients and my practice. By having multiple modalities available to complete the same procedure, I can customize treatment to patients’ individual needs. All of this allows me to complete treatment with less discomfort and more accuracy, and in a more time efficient manner.” One of her most impressive services is CAD/CAM digital dentistry, in which

Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta, DMD 105 East Union Avenue, Bound Brook, NJ 08805 732-469-4424 www.DrNicolePadovan.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Middlesex AREA OF PRACTICE: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Prospect Oral Surgery Center believe in a “Ipersonalized

BA, University of California at Berkeley DDS, Columbia University Dental School Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx Board Certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon/Diplomate of American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

SERVICES SERVICES Wisdom Teeth Removal Surgical Extractions Canine Exposure Dental Implants Bone Grafting Diagnosis and Biopsy of Oral Lesions Oral and Facial Trauma Oral and Facial Infections

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believe in a personalized approach,” states Dr. Cathy Hung of Prospect Oral Surgery Center in Monroe Township. “Most people are afraid of the unknown. I put myself in patients’ shoes and formulate questions that I might ask if I were having a procedure.” By so doing, Dr. Hung ensures her patients feel comfortable and relaxed during their visits. With years of experience, Dr. Hung has compiled an extensive resume, including credentials from the University of California at Berkeley and Columbia University, where she received her DDS. After completing dental school, she joined a four-year residency program in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx, a level-1 trauma center affiliated with Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. She is a member of many prestigious organizations, including the ADA, NJDA and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists. “The initial consultation with me is a get-to-know-each-other session where medical history is reviewed and the proposed treatment is explained in detail,” she says. “I think it is crucial to establish

Y. Cathy Hung, DDS, FAAOMS 312 Applegarth Road, Suite 202, Monroe Township, NJ 08831 609-860-6369 www.ProspectOralSurgery.com

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approach. I try to answer any questions patients may have.

realistic expectations of the procedures based on an individual’s medical history and past experiences.” It’s how Dr. Hung prepares a personalized treatment plan that best fits a patient’s needs. Prospect Oral Surgery Center provides a variety of services, including wisdom teeth and surgical extractions, bone grafting, diagnosis and biopsy of oral lesions, and oral and facial trauma treatments as well as cancer screenings. Her expertise at administering anesthesia is a stand-out service. “We offer nitrous oxide (laughing gas), oral sedation (in the forms of pills or liquid to reduce anxiety) and intravenous sedation, in addition to local anesthesia (numbing injections),” she says. “Since each patient and procedure is different, the type of anesthesia that is most suitable is discussed during the initial consultation. Patients are often pleasantly surprised to learn they have options to get through a procedure in a more comfortable manner.” Prospect Oral Surgery Center has passed New Jersey State Board of Dentistry’s inspection to perform officebased anesthesia. It also caters to seniors’ special medical and dental needs, as Monroe Township has many retiree communities. “You are treated as a person here, not a number,” says Dr. Hung.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Rangel Dental

D Cornell University University of Pennsylvania, School of Dentistry Morristown Medical Center Dawson Academy

SERVICES

Preventative Cleanings Periodontal Scalings Invisalign® Implant Restorations Crowns and Bridges Zoom!® Chairside Whitening System Root Canals Dentures

patient benefits. For patients who need a crown and grind their teeth, Dr. Rangel is able to mill zirconia crowns, the strongest available, directly in her office. She is one of the first 50 dentists in the country to be able to offer this service same-day thanks to the new technology she invested in. “One of our most convenient services is the single crown visit,” she says. “Time is important to our patients. Traditionally, a crown would require a messy impression, a temporary crown and a two-week turnaround before the final crown is delivered.” With the Cerec system, Dr. Rangel can mill the crowns directly in her office. Patients love the quick restoration time. She also offers preventative cleanings, periodontal scalings, Invisalign, implant restorations, crowns and bridges, Zoom! in-office whitening, root-canal therapy, dentures, TMJ treatments, sleep apnea and snoring appliances, veneers and oralcancer screenings. “My philosophy is to treat patients as I would want to be treated,” she says. “Whether it is treating someone in pain or someone who wants a cosmetic makeover, we work with the patient to come up with their ideal treatment plan.”

to Rangel Dental is like “Coming catching up with old friends. The

TMJ Analysis and Treatment Sleep Apnea/Snoring Appliances

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r. Lisa Rangel of Rangel Dental in Morristown thinks her patients should take more selfies—not because it’s the social norm, but because a recent study found that the more selfies a person takes, the more conscientious they are of oral hygiene. “People who analyze their smile more often are more likely to brush at least twice a day, floss and visit their dentist regularly,” says Dr. Rangel. “Snap away and say cheese!” At Rangel Dental, Dr. Rangel and her staff genuinely care about their patients, treating them like family and viewing appointments as “catching up with old friends.” “We try our hardest to make sure you are comfortable throughout your procedure,” she says. “Everyone here loves what they do and it shows. Our hygienists have been with us for over 10 years, and we all really enjoy getting to know our patients and their families.” Dr. Rangel knows that oral health is linked to her patients’ overall well-being, which is why she stays up to date on emerging technologies. She has outfitted her office with the highest-quality technology offering great

staff is friendly, greets you with a smile and is happy to see you.

Oral Cancer Screenings

Lisa Rangel, DMD, FAGD 310 Madison Avenue, Suite 201, Morristown, NJ 07960 973-292-0001 www.RangelDental.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

River Edge Dental

A Hunter College New York University College of Dentistry Lutheran Medical Center Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

SERVICES

Face Lift Dentures Sleep Dentistry Veneers Inlays and Onlays Bonding Dental Implants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Bridges and Crowns

have all the latest and “We state-of-the-art equipment

in place to properly diagnose anything from simple fillings to full-mouth rehabilitation.

Marlen Martirossian, DDS 130 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 303, River Edge, NJ 07661 201-343-4044 www.RiverEdgeDental.com

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fillings, sealants, veneers, inlays and onlays, bonding, dental implants, rootcanal therapy, extractions, bridges, crowns, dentures, Invisalign, Lumineers, Snap on Smile, neuromuscular dentistry and snoring appliances. “My most noteworthy service,” says Dr. Martirossian, “is probably sleepapnea treatments. It saves lives. Bite reconstruction and full-mouth cosmetic rehabilitation are the most rewarding.” River Edge Dental offers the latest gadgets such as laser dentistry, t-scan bite assessments for TMJ, CT scans, NuCalm and TENS, a type of electrical massage. “We have all the latest and state-of-theart equipment in place to properly diagnose and treat anything from simple fillings to full-mouth rehabilitation.” To stay on top of all the new techniques, Dr. Martirossian and his staff attend continuing-education courses at the Las Vegas Institute, which he believes to be the best post-graduate dental facility in the world. His patients’ reviews are testimonies to his hard work. One states: “Dr. Martirossian and his staff are wonderful! This brand-new office is state-of-the-art and very clean. He uses all the latest technology and effective procedures.”

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t River Edge Dental, Dr. Marlen Martirossian provides top-ofthe-line dentistry services in a comfortable environment. A graduate of the Las Vegas Institute (LVI), the premier school for advanced cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry, he has acquired a profound amount of knowledge about his field. Dr. Martirossian was honored as a New Jersey Top Dentist from 2012-2016 and is a member of many organizations, including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Internal Congress of Oral Implantologists. “I am not treating a mouth,” he says. “I am treating a human being and a human body. That is how we approach dental care in our office.” With years of experience under his belt, Dr. Martirossian specializes in a variety of areas such as rebuilding bites that were once affected by TMJ disorder, teeth grinding and clenching, and sleepapnea disorders. He also helps patients reconstruct damaged teeth caused by neglect or disease. The end result is healthy, beautiful teeth. At River Edge Dental, patients can receive a multitude of services, including


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

George J. Schmidt, Jr., DMD, FAGD

S EDUCATION + TRAINING Fairleigh Dickinson University UMDNJ NYU College of Dentistry

SERVICES

CEREC Dental Implants Inlays/Onlays Veneers Bonding/White Fillings

ince 1998, Dr. George J. Schmidt, Jr. has been providing exceptional dental services at his office in Cedar Knolls. Because of his extensive skillset, he was inducted into the National Dental Honor Society and holds status as a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. His long-lasting relationships with patients are what drive his commitment to continuing a successful practice. “We treat all of our patients like family,” he says. “Our office provides a unique and personalized experience tailored to each individual. This attention naturally translates to our patients’ being more than just a face or a number, something we see far too often in healthcare nowadays. In fact, our patients have been so pleased with their office experiences they have given us more than 550 five-star reviews.” Dr. Schmidt has joined many elite organizations nationally and locally, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the New Jersey Dental Association. He studied at New York University, where he learned about advanced bone-grafting techniques and state-of-the-art computer-guided implant

surgeries. While he provides the basic general dental services such as veneers, inlays and onlays, crowns, bridges and dental implants, Dr. Schmidt has training in administering Botox treatments and dermal fillers as well. He is a member of the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics. In other words, patients can fulfill a variety of needs while at his office. His most beneficial service, however, is a warm and caring environment. Patients receive personalized attention and comprehensive care during every visit. Dr. Schmidt attends continuingeducation courses that cover the latest technologies and attends courses that update and reinforce existing treatments and options. To date, he has accumulated more than 1,200 hours of continuing education. He adds that holding his current faculty position at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, one of the largest New Jerseybased dental programs, allows him to regularly interact with and learn from the brightest minds in the field. “Our goal is to provide conservative, comprehensive dentistry to all patients in a warm and caring environment,” he says.

Crowns and Bridges

Hygiene/Periodontal Health Extractions

goal is to provide “Our conservative, comprehensive

Invisalign® Root Canal (Endodontics) Crown Lengthening

Teeth Whitening

dentistry to all patients in a warm and caring environment.

George J. Schmidt, Jr., DMD, FAGD 197 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite 245, Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927 973-889-1900 www.DrGeorgeSchmidt.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Burlington AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Stiles Dental Care, PC

D Grove City College Fairleigh Dickinson University Dental School Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, International Team for Implantology, Spear Education Study Group and Dawson Academy

SERVICES

CEREC 3D Smile Makeovers Invisalign® Tooth Whitening Cosmetic Dentistry Porcelain Veneers Dental Crowns Implant Restoration VELscope Oral Cancer Screening

William H. Stiles, DMD, FAGD 25 Main Street, Medford, NJ 08055 609-654-0033 www.MedfordSmiles.com

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who is proud to offer CEREC, the latest in single visit crown technology. CEREC is a breakthrough computerized 3D technology that creates custom dental crowns and veneers right in the office. “By using this advanced technology, we can give you custom, perfectly matched and perfectly fitted dental crowns, inlays and onlays all during a single appointment,” he states. “This one-appointment CEREC crown means no messy impressions, no temporary crown, no second injections and less time in our dental chair.” Dentistry has improved dramatically over the last decade. “Technology helps to improve dental treatments every day. Staying a few steps ahead of trends in the market and learning how the latest products benefit the patient, allow me to provide the most up-to-date and best care available,” states Dr Stiles. Stiles Dental Care also offers smile makeovers, Invisalign, teeth-whitening treatments, cosmetic dentistry, porcelain veneers, crowns, implant restorations, VELscope oral-cancer screenings, dental bridges and preventative dentistry. “As your dental provider, I want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians,” says Dr. Stiles.

are a dental practice devoted “We to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-theart procedures.

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r. William H. Stiles, founder of Stiles Dental Care, follows the Golden Rule. “I believe in most cases that my patients and I have formed a friendship. While it’s important for dentists to listen to patients to understand what’s desired, it’s equally crucial for patients to listen to their dentists so they understand what options are being suggested,” he states. “It’s this attention to detail that creates an appealing smile and great results.” The entire team at Stiles Dental Care is dedicated to providing excellent, personalized care and service to make visits as comfortable as possible. “A healthy mouth and healthy body go hand in hand,” Dr. Stiles continues. “Good oral hygiene and oral health can improve your overall health, reducing the risk of serious disease and may even preserve memory in your golden years. The phrase ‘healthy mouth, healthy you’ really is true and backed by scientific evidence.” Good dental hygiene boosts your self-esteem, helps pregnant women carry babies to term, preserves your memory, may lower risk of heart disease, reduces risks of infection and inflammation in your body, and helps keep blood sugar stable. “We respect your time,” says Dr. Stiles,


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 View Full Profile at www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Somerset AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

The Art of Dentistry and Spa

A Bruce Roland, DMD, MAGD: UMDNJ Devon Berry, DMD: UMDNJ

SERVICES

Athletic Sports Guard Bridges Cold-Sore Laser Treatment Cosmetic Dentistry Cosmetic (White) Fillings Crowns Dermal Fillers Implants Invisalign®

anything in their mouth which they suspect as not being normal, we see them in our office for an evaluation free of charge.” Besides offering routine checkups, Drs. Berry and Roland are continually looking for new advances to outfit their office with. The services they offer include bridges, cold-sore laser treatment, cosmetic dentistry, cosmetic (white) fillings, crowns, dermal fillers, implants, Invisalign, rootcanal therapy, snore guards, whitening, athletic sports guards, veneers and laminates. “We invest in the most advanced technological instrumentation to ensure our patients are getting the very best care,” they say. “We have lasers, painless needleless anesthesia, very low radiation x-rays, 3D imaging, etc. We literally spare no expense when it comes to investing in our patients’ health.” Drs. Berry and Roland’s hard work and commitment are evident in patient testimonials. A patient named Amy K. says she would highly recommend visiting the Art of Dentistry and Spa for any dental needs. “From the front desk to the dental care, everything is top-notch,” she says.

believe we possess the skills “We to treat all patients, regardless of

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t their state-of-the-art office in Somerset, Drs. Devon Berry and Bruce Roland are committed to making a difference in how your teeth look. “We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach,” they explain. “Some patients wish to have full-mouth reconstruction, some want a smile makeover, and many others just want a thorough cleaning and an honest opinion about the state of their old silver fillings or bondings. We are happy to see everyone, but we believe we possess the skills to treat all patients, regardless of their dental need.” Through years of training and handson experience, both doctors have learned the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene and its indispensability to patients’ overall health. No less important, they say, are a good diet and daily cleaning routines. “All patients should be looking in the mirror when they brush and do a quick examination of their oral cavity to make sure there aren’t any changes to the color of the gums or cheeks, and to look for spots which do not look normal,” says Dr. Berry. “A 20-second self oral-cancer exam can be hugely beneficial. Oral cancer can be cured if it is found early enough. If a patient sees

their dental need.

Needleless Anesthesia Root Canals Veneers/Laminates

Bruce Roland, DMD, MAGD & Devon Berry, DMD 32 World’s Fair Drive, Somerset, NJ 08873 732-846-7100 www.TheArtOfDentistryNJ.com

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

A Beautiful Smile Dentistry

Adler Family Dental

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t A Beautiful Smile Dentistry in Fort Lee, Dr. David Jin pays extra attention to the details, as it’s the little things that create a great experience. “I want patients to know they are part of our extended family and I will do anything to provide them with the best care possible. “When our office is closed, our phone is forwarded to an office cellphone, where a staff member or doctor will be monitoring it 24/7,” Dr. Jin says. “When there’s an emergency, all our patients have to do is leave a message, and one of us will return the call.” Dr. Jin’s practice focuses on a variety of advanced procedures such as single visit crowns (CEREC), implant restorations and immediate dentures. His most noteworthy services are complete smile makeovers where a patient’s confidence is restored with a beautiful smile. Throughout his 20-plus year career, Dr. Jin has always believed a functional smile is a long-lasting smile. “Many so-called cosmetic dentists allow aesthetics to outweigh function. That is one of the fundamental reasons why treatments don’t last,” he says. “I will help each and every one of my patients achieve a solution that can satisfy his or her needs.” EDUCATION + TRAINING

NYU College of Arts and Sciences NYU College of Dentistry General Practice Residency/ Chief Resident at National Naval Medical Center Sedation/Exodontia/Oral Surgery Training at National Naval Medical Center Lecturer on Computer and Implant Dentistry

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SERVICES

Cosmetic Dentistry Implant Dentistry CEREC CBCT: 3D X-Ray and Digital X-Ray Dentures, Partial Dentures Oral Cancer Screening Digital Cavity Detection

David Jin, DDS 1315 Anderson Avenue, Unit A Fort Lee, NJ 07024 201-224-4400

www.ABeautifulSmileDentistry.com www.FortLee-Dentist.com

t Adler Family Dental in Aberdeen, Drs. Michael and Eric Adler provide general and advanced dental services with the goal of ensuring patients’ healthy oral hygiene. They both teach and regularly attend seminars at Monmouth Medical Center to stay abreast of advancements in their field. Adler Family Dental offers a spectrum of high-quality services including root-canal treatments, surgical extractions, crowns, implants, laser dentistry, veneers and Invisalign. Drs. Michael and Eric Adler are also certified by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics to administer Juvederm and Botox. One of the most important services at Adler Family Dental is an oral-cancer screening, which is conducted during every visit. Drs. Michael and Eric Adler helped a throat-cancer survivor regain confidence by restoring multiple teeth lost during radiation treatment, a rewarding experience for both dentists. “Regular visits to the dentist for oral hygiene maintenance prevent bad breath, tooth decay and gum disease. We strive to provide our patients with the most comprehensive treatment using state-of-the-art technology.” EDUCATION + TRAINING MICHAEL C. ADLER, DMD University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Residency at Monmouth Medical Center ERIC S. ADLER, DMD University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Residency at Monmouth Medical Center VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Monmouth AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Porcelain Veneers Invisalign® Laser Dentistry Root Canal Treatment Dentures Implant Dentistry Tooth-Colored Fillings Juvederm and Botox

Michael C. Adler, DMD & Eric S. Adler, DMD 301 Church Street Aberdeen, NJ 07747 732-583-1616 www.AdlerFamilyDental.com


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 PERIODONTICS

GENERAL DENTISTRY

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Kenneth W. Arida, DDS

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t A R Periodontics in Denville, Dr. Alan Rothstein provides excellent dental care in a friendly, calming environment that makes patients feel comfortable during their visits. “My philosophy is simple,” says Dr. Rothstein. “People deserve to be treated like people, not numbers. When someone is referred to a periodontist, a certain amount of anxiety goes with it. It is our job to help relieve the anxiety through open and frank communication, caring and commitment to excellence.” Among the services he offers are comprehensive treatment planning, aesthetic periodontal procedures, implants, gum and bone grafting, extractions, sinus and ridge augmentations, crown lengthening and nonsurgical periodontal therapy. Dr. Rothstein participates in continuing education, which helps him stay on top of emerging technologies, and religiously reads journals such as the Journal of Periodontology. Recently, he was the only New Jersey-based dentist to get inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, an international dental honor society, for his leadership in dentistry and service to his community. EDUCATION + TRAINING

Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine Assistant Clinical Professor of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics at Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine, Newark Attending at Morristown Memorial Hospital

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Comprehensive Treatment Plans Nonsurgical and Surgical Periodontal Therapy Local Delivery of Antibiotics Aesthetic Periodontal Procedures Dental Implants Gum and Bone Grafting Extractions

Alan Rothstein, DDS VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: Periodontics

16 Pocono Road, Suite 304 Denville, NJ 07834 973-625-1491 www.ARPeriodontics.com

t his office in Westfield, Dr. Kenneth W. Arida’s first priority is to treat people, not just teeth. He strives to show patients alternative solutions to certain dental maladies, and he works with them to find the best solution to fit their needs. “We work hard to relax our patients, help them with insurance, explain all procedures and their costs and provide little extras such as coffee and tea, pillows, music, TVs and a relaxed and gentle place for all treatments,” he says. The most beneficial service Dr. Arida provides is a complete oral examination and tailored treatment planning. With this, he is able to boost tooth preservation, restorations and overall hygiene, all of which contribute to optimal oral health. “The oral cavity is the largest source of bacteria being introduced into your blood stream with the potential of infecting other parts of your body,” Dr. Arida explains. He provides dental implant placement and restoration, periodontal care, complete smile restorations, at-home teeth whitening, veneers, tooth-colored fillings, crowns and bridges, single-visit root canals and Invisalign. EDUCATION + TRAINING State University of New York School of Dentistry L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education General Residency at Jersey Shore Medical Center American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association and Union County Dental Society

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www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Union AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

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Dental Implant Placement Dental Implant Restorations Periodontal Care Healthy Smile Programs Complete Smile Restorations At-Home Teeth Whitening Porcelain Veneers Tooth-Colored Fillings Crowns and Bridges

Kenneth W. Arida, DDS 131 South Euclid Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090 908-654-6262 www.DrArida.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 ORTHODONTICS

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Laurie A. Bovino, DMD

Brunswick Dental Care

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Holy Angels Graduate, National Honor Society Fairleigh Dickinson University Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Medicine AEGD Fellowship/Residency at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery Post-Graduate Orthodontics at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery President of the Columbia Orthodontic Alumni Association 2001 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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SERVICES Invisalign® Clear and Conventional Braces Interceptive Orthodontic Treatment for Young Patients Correction of Severe Teeth and Jaw Discrepancies Sports Mouth Guards In-Office Professional Whitening and In-Home Whitening

t Brunswick Dental Care, Dr. Wael Ibrahim and his highly trained staff believe that prevention is the best medicine when it comes to oral health. At locations in Old Bridge and Somerset, patients are provided with the best technology and knowledge so they can better understand how their mouths function and avoid complications in the future. “When problems do arise, our aim is to reduce pain and/ or successfully restore smiles as soon as possible,” says Dr. Ibrahim, “which is why emergencies are seen same-day, whenever possible.” Analyzing advanced treatments and technology is just one way that Dr. Ibrahim emphasizes personal education and keeps close connections with medical suppliers. “We employ a multifaceted approach incorporating cosmetic, preventative, restorative, implant and oral surgery specialties, which ultimately values patients’ time, convenience and comfort,” he says. “Our team firmly believes that an individually customized approach is a critical component of creating a successful treatment plan, resulting in satisfied smiles and the best in patient care.” EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ

Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Attending Dentist at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Laurie A. Bovino, DMD 345 Kinderkamack Road Westwood, NJ 07675 201-664-0367 www.GalitsisAndBovino.com

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Athletic Mouth Guards Bleaching/Whitening Bonding Cleanings Crowns and Caps Dentures Extractions/Oral Surgery Fillings

Wael Ibrahim, DMD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Somerset & Middlesex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

225 DeMott Lane, Suite 5 Somerset, NJ 08873 732-246-0100 www.BrunswickDentalCare.com 2640 Highway 516 Old Bridge, NJ 08857 732-679-0009


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Yvonne Callas, DMD, FAGD

Sidney Chonowski, DMD, FAGD

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r. Yvonne Callas offers impeccable dental services at her state-of-the-art facility in Cresskill. With years of experience in her field, she is able to provide a comfortable environment where patients feel relaxed during treatments. “Our philosophy embraces total patient care with an emphasis on conservative noninvasive treatment,” she says. “Aesthetic, function and optimal dental health are our primary goals.” She provides individual attention and personalized care with a focus on prevention. By sharing valuable knowledge with each of her patients about flossing, rinsing and maintaining a nightly routine, she is able to optimize her patients’ health, as these habits correlate with overall well-being. Dr. Callas offers a variety of services at her office including teeth whitening, bonding, porcelain veneers, clear braces, bridges, crowns and dental implants. “Our patients know we will do our best to make them comfortable and meet their dental needs,” says Dr. Callas. “We also provide them with different options for their treatment.”

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Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry Deans Faculty at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery Associate Attending at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

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Porcelain Veneers Dental Implants Smile Makeovers Dental Fillers and Botox Nonsurgical Periodontal Treatment Crowns and Bridges Dentures Pediatric Dentistry

r. Sidney Chonowski goes above and beyond to help patients get the dentistry they need and deserve at his office in Morristown. With prevention as his central philosophy, Dr. Chonowski has an open communication with patients in order to deter bad oral hygiene and keep problems in check. “We stress prevention to our patients. It is key to everything we do,” he says. “We do our best to provide our patients with the best dentistry, using only the best materials available, the best and latest technologies, and we treat each and every one as we would our family.” Dr. Chonowski offers numerous services such as deep bleaching, dental implants, extractions, bone grafting and Invisalign, but his greatest service is to patients who suffer from sleep apnea. His treatment greatly reduces snoring, creating more energy in the patient and resulting in a happier lifestyle. “We respect patients’ time and go out of our way to make sure everything is done to the best of our ability,” he says.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Pratt Institute

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine General Practice Residency at Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry

Yvonne Callas, DMD, FAGD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

194 Country Road Cresskill, NJ 07626 201-894-5533 www.YvonneCallasDMD.com

SERVICES Deep Bleaching Hygiene/Periodontal Health PerioProtect Method Bonding/White Fillings Crowns and Bridges Zoom! Whitening™ Dental Implants

Sidney Chonowski, DMD, FAGD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

66 Maple Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960 973-538-1100 www.MorristownDentist.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

COSMETIC & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

Clifton Dental Associates

Cosmetic & Wellness Center of NJ

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t Clifton Dental Associates, patients can rest assured knowing they are in the hands of passionate professionals: Matthew S. Kayne and Steven J. Tuckman. The two dentists believe the key to their success is providing patients with comprehensive treatment plans in a state-of-the-art office environment. To ensure patients have a positive experience, Clifton Dental Associates offers a welcoming office atmosphere run by a staff that is friendly, professional and efficient while providing a multitude of beneficial services for all of their dental needs. Both work endlessly to keep the office equipment up to date, which they achieve by attending conferences, participating in continuing education, reading journals and joining in on study clubs with peers and guest lecturers. “We are conservative in that we try to do as little as possible, but adhere to strict principles of complete oral health as a key to overall physical health,” they say. “We concentrate on guiding our patients with respect to nutrition, hygiene and education of their dental condition and potential treatments.” EDUCATION + TRAINING

MATTHEW S. KAYNE, DMD University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine STEVEN J. TUCKMAN, DMD University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry

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Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy Restorative Dentistry Cosmetic Dentistry Including Teeth Whitening and Porcelain Veneers Oral Surgery Implants

he staff at the Cosmetic & Wellness Center of NJ is adamant about providing clients with the best cosmetic and restorative dentistry, which is why their facility in Bayonne is outfitted with the newest technology. Their hard work and commitment to their patients are clearly evident. Drs. Anthony Vocaturo and Donald Lapine’s client list includes celebrities Carson Kressley, Pedro Andrade, Montel Williams and Alyssa Campanella. Working as a team is what enables them to go above and beyond. They have taken more continuing-education hours than the state of New Jersey requires and are very serious about staying up-to-date on the latest services, especially in smile makeovers, their specialization. “I believe our practice stands out above the rest because we utilize modern technology and state-of-the-art materials,” say the doctors. Patients who visit the Cosmetic & Wellness Center of NJ can receive extreme smile makeovers, bonding and veneers, laser dentistry, teeth whitening and Invisalign, to name just a few of the services offered. EDUCATION + TRAINING

Anthony Vocaturo, DDS, FACE, FIADFE, FAGD: Fairleigh Dickinson University NYU, College of Dentistry Donald Lapine, DMD, FACE, FAGD:

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Extreme Smile Makeovers Bonding Veneers Laser Dentistry Teeth Whitening Invisalign®

University of Scranton UMDNJ

Matthew S. Kayne, DMD & Steven J. Tuckman, DMD 1005 Clifton Avenue, Suite 206 Clifton, NJ 07013 973-779-1000 www.CliftonDental.com

General Practice Residency at Overlook Hospital in Summit

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www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Hudson AREA OF PRACTICE: Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry

Anthony Vocaturo, DDS, FACE, FIADFE, FAGD & Donald Lapine, DMD, FACE, FAGD 90 Avenue B Bayonne, NJ 07002 201-436-1100 www.NJCosmeticDentist.com


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

DeSalvo Dental

Dynamic Dental Arts

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t DeSalvo Dental in Englewood, Dr. Patricia DeSalvo provides excellent, high-quality treatments that are specifically tailored to individual needs. She provides a friendly, welcoming atmosphere so her patients are comfortable and satisfied throughout their appointments. “I want to establish a trust with my patients so they are with me for years to come,” explains Dr. DeSalvo, who has served patients from ages 4 to 90. Her state-of-the-art facility boasts the latest technologies and techniques. She utilizes Invisalign, Zoom! whitening, lumineers, digital impressions with a scanner (her newest addition) and many other restorative procedures. She has an orthodontist, endodontist and periodontist on staff in case patients need alternative treatments, allowing them to receive the necessary care all in one place. “The hospitality, compassion and warmth our office provides and the individual attention every patient receives make for a quality dental experience,” she says.

EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ

Hackensack University Medical Center

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Invisalign® Zoom!® Chairside Whitening Hygiene/Periodontal Health Crowns and Bridges Porcelain Veneers/Lumineers Root Canal Therapy Orthodontics Nightguards Cosmetic Dentistry and Esthetic Restorations

r. Lori VanderWende-Bleeker has been serving patients at her office in Wayne for more than a decade. Since graduating from UMDNJ in 1997, she has been recognized by the International Association of Dentists on the Leading Physicians of the World/Doctors of Excellence list and named one of America’s Top Dentists by the Consumer Research Council of America. “My operating philosophy is preventing what can be prevented,” she says. “Just because a tooth doesn’t hurt you, doesn’t mean there isn’t a cavity there.” She is quick to educate patients on this concept and on how good oral health is vital. Patients appreciate that she offers exceptional experiences by truly caring for them and making them comfortable during treatments. She helps turn dental phobes into fearless patients. Dr. VanderWende-Bleeker offers a multitude of treatments, including CEREC crowns, which are CAD/CAM-generated and have a superior fit along with minimal chair time. She also provides Botox and Juvederm, teeth whitening, dental implants, veneers, root canals, extractions, crowns and bridges, and postoperative instructions. EDUCATION + TRAINING Rutgers University UMDNJ New Jersey Dental Association American Dental Association

Lori VanderWendeBleeker, DMD

Patricia DeSalvo, DMD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

105 N. Dean Street Englewood, NJ 07631 201-569-3232 www.DeSalvoDental.com

SERVICES Botox and Juvederm Bonding/White Fillings Crowns and Bridges CEREC® Zoom!® Chairside Whitening System Veneers Endodontics Dental Implants

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www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Passaic AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

504 Hamburg Turnpike, Suite 204 Wayne, NJ 07470 973-595-8700 www.DynamicDentalArt.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Jeffrey M. Falduto, DMD

Gentle Dentistry

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Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Implants Invisalign® VELscope Oral Cancer Screening Periodontal Care Wisdom Teeth Removal Oral Surgery CEREC One-Visit Mercury-Free Porcelain Crowns

Jeffrey M. Falduto, DMD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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8 Chapel Hill Road Lincoln Park, NJ 07035 973-696-4200 www.JeffreyMFaldutoDMD.com

rs. Michael Migdal and Andrew Spector strive to give patients the best possible treatment at their state-ofthe-art facility in Haworth. With more than 25 years of experience, they are adept at addressing a variety of dental issues from professional teeth cleanings to crafting Hybridge implantsupported teeth. “Being dental educators has kept us at the forefront of the latest technologies,” says Dr. Spector. “We have been instructors of implantology, CAD/CAM and laser dentistry for the last 20 years and have honed our skills and knowledge accordingly. If there is something on the forefront, you can be assured we have researched and analyzed it. If the technology is helpful to our patients, it will be here.” Gentle Dentistry offers a wide variety of treatments and services, including bonding, crowns and bridgework, dental implants, oral-cancer screenings, periodontal-disease therapy, minimally invasive dentistry, porcelain veneers, root-canal treatments, teeth whitening, TMJ/TMD treatments, tooth extractions, Invisalign and two-visit smile makeovers. EDUCATION + TRAINING

MICHAEL MIGDAL, DMD, FAGD, FICOI: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Residency at Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn ANDREW SPECTOR, DMD, FAGD, FICOI: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Two-year Program in Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Surgical Restorative Implantology VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

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Bonding Crowns and Bridgework Dental Implants Oral Cancer Screenings Solea “No Drill” Laser Dentistry Digital Single Visit Crowns Porcelain Veneers Teeth Whitening All Your Care in One Place

Michael Migdal, DMD, FAGD, FICOI & Andrew Spector, DMD, FAGD, FICOI 173 Terrace Street Haworth, NJ 07641 201-384-1611 www.GentleDentistry.com


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL & PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Mark J. Gleckner, DMD & Jill S. Brueckner, DMD

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MARK J. GLECKNER, DMD: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital Residency at New York University’s Rosenthal Institute JILL S. BRUECKNER, DMD: University of Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene Program University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General & Pediatric Dentistry

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Dental Cleaning Sealants and Bonding Bridges Root Canal White Fillings Invisalign Botox and Juvederm Implants

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r. Arthur G. Scheiner has been helping patients in the Westfield area with quality and affordable dental care for more than two decades. His facility boasts state-of-the-art technologies such as the newest CEREC system—a computer combined with a 3D milling machine that produces porcelain crowns and onlays for patients in a single office visit. “At most offices, patients have to make two visits to finalize crowns or onlays, which means they must wear weaker temporary crowns in between visits,” he explains. “Since these temporary crowns are weaker, they can fall out, causing additional office visits for the patient.” With the help of his associate Dr. Suzanne Lorino, he is able to offer more advanced treatments such as cosmetic dentistry, Botox and dermal fillers. Dr. Lorino received her certification from the esteemed American Academy of Facial Esthetics. “Seeing the smile on the patients’ faces when they walk out with an amazing cosmetic result” is the greatest part of Dr. Scheiner’s job, he says. As his patients will attest, his commitment to high-quality dentistry is unquestioned. EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Pennsylvania UMDNJ Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Mark J. Gleckner, DMD & Jill S. Brueckner, DMD 66 Ridgedale Avenue Florham Park, NJ 07932 973-377-1174 www.DrJillBrueckner.com www.SmilesByDrMark.com

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Implants Cosmetics Porcelain Veneers Porcelain Onlays Porcelain Crowns Root Canals Fillings Extractions

Arthur G. Scheiner, DMD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Union AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

330 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090 908-789-3034 www.WestfieldDentist.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Zahra Hosseini, DMD

Eugene A. Isola, III, DDS

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r. Zahra Hosseini knows oral health is extremely important to overall health. She believes in educating her patients so they understand how crucial dentistry is. “Teeth are meant to last a lifetime,” she says. “They must be maintained.” Dr. Hosseini utilizes new tools to assess, diagnose and treat her patients’ dental maladies. She stays abreast of emerging technologies by attending seminars and conventions, speaking with medical representatives and reading medical journals. Once she sees a machine’s potential, she schedules a live demo in her office. She offers everyone in her community free oral-cancer screenings. Although she uses high-tech equipment, Dr. Hosseini designs the least invasive treatment plans for her patients to help with tooth preservation and oral health. If she can save a tooth, she will. She maintains a positive office environment, saying: “Integrity, trust, one-on-one attention, tender loving care, patient satisfaction, guarantee of our work and minimum wait times” are all aspects that make her practice stand out and keep patients coming back. EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Washington

Tufts School of Dental Medicine American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry New Jersey Dental Association Bergen County Dental Society

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Cosmetic Dentistry Periodontal Treatments Orthodontics Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Sleep Apnea Dental Exams and Cleanings Root Canals Oral Cancer Screening

r. Eugene A. Isola, III understands that not all of his patients are the same, even if they have a similar dental problem. It’s the reason he offers alternative solutions. “I am here to treat my patients with top quality care but at the same time try to really pay attention to their specific needs and details to make their experience here unique,” he says. “We work with patients to gain a lifelong relationship. Ours is not a one-time revolving-door experience.” As an associate professor at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Isola has the opportunity to experience hands-on research and attends lectures every week to gain insight into the latest trends in the industry. He then utilizes this new knowledge to integrate the most beneficial tools and techniques into his practice. He strives to provide “five-star” services such as convenient appointment times, weekend availability and an automated reminder system that sends emails and texts. “I also take pride in a well-trained staff that is always confidential, compassionate and courteous.”

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New York University, College of Dentistry Associate Professor at Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine

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810 Main Street Hackensack, NJ 07601 201-343-3232 www.DentaCareNJ.com

Dental Implants Invisalign® Dentures Sealants Composite Fillings Porcelain Veneers Porcelain Crowns and Bridges Teeth Whitening

Eugene A. Isola, III, DDS

Zahra Hosseini, DMD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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2 Hospital Plaza, Suite 410 Old Bridge, NJ 08857 732-360-2500 www.SmilesofOldBridge.com


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Peter Kalibat, DDS

Michael Liberto, DDS

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r. Peter Kalibat takes a lot of pride in relieving patients of pain and anxiety by utilizing a warm approach and perfected techniques. His goal is to improve a person’s dental health by providing tailored treatment plans. “With 30 years of experience, I will always use my best technique to minimize pain and restore function, reassuring patients that they are in expert hands,” he says. Dr. Kalibat has always gone the extra mile, and it’s a quality that has not gone unnoticed by his patients. He stays abreast of emerging technologies, attends scientific sessions and workshop seminars, and educates patients on the importance of oral health and its effects on their well-being. Dr Kalibat offers contemporary dental services including implants, veneers and general smile enhancement using the wellrecognized DenMat/Cerinate system. “Perhaps the most beneficial service I can offer,” he says, “is to accommodate for an emergency as soon as possible, getting you on the right path as soon as time allows.”

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Georgetown University School of Dentistry

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General Restorative and Reconstructive Dental Services Routine Checkups Fillings and Extractions Root Canal Implants and Crowns Cosmetic Veneers DenMat/Cerinate Products

ith more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Michael Liberto is very much aware that exceptional oral health is a key component to a healthy body. It’s the reason he makes a point of educating his patients on how routine maintenance of the mouth dramatically aids in prevention, helping avoid extensive costs. “Our philosophy is to be accessible and convenient for our patients,” he says, which is why he provides extended weekday hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. as well as Saturday appointments to accommodate busy schedules. “We are passionate and hungry to become better every day at what we do. With that said, we also must weed through new technology to determine what would truly benefit our patients and our practice and deliver quality and efficient dental care.” Dr. Liberto offers family dental care, periodontal treatments, dental implants and surgery, 24-hour emergency care, porcelain veneers and whitening, digital x-rays, computer-assisted diagnosis and dentures, to name just a few.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Rutgers University Howard University, College of Dentistry Memorial Sloan Kettering Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ

Peter Kalibat, DDS VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Somerset AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

339 Somerset Street North Plainfield, NJ 07060 908-561-7060 South Brunswick Dental Group 4105 US Route 1, Suite 15 Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

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Customized Cleanings and Exams 24-hour Emergency Care Digital X-ray, Computer-Assisted Diagnosis Periodontal Treatment Dental Implants and Surgery Porcelain Veneers and Whitening Cosmetic Dentistry, Crowns

Michael Liberto, DDS VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Union AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

1120 Springfield Aveune Mountainside, NJ 07092 908-232-2242 www.DrMichaelLiberto.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Joseph Mason III, DMD, FAGD & Daniel C. Leitman, DMD

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or the past 34 years, Dr. Joseph Mason has been providing the highest quality dental services at his office in Upper Montclair. With help from his business partner Dr. Daniel C. Leitman, who has been with the practice for 14 years, and friendly, long-time staff members, patients can rest assured knowing they are in great hands. Dr. Mason and Dr. Leitman believe educating patients and providing comprehensive, easy-to-understand treatment plans are the best recipe for success. They work carefully to develop the most suitable course of action towards finding the best treatment. They provide excellent services in a variety of areas including cosmetic dentistry, restoration of implants, endodontics, pediatric dentistry and Invisalign, and work simultaneously with the best specialists if additional treatment is needed. For convenience, Dr. Mason and Dr. Leitman offer early morning and weekend hours so patients do not have to interrupt their workweek to schedule an appointment. They can be reached in case of a dental emergency, which further eases patients’ minds. EDUCATION + TRAINING

Joseph Mason III, DMD, FAGD: Muhlenberg College UMDNJ General Practice Residency at Mountainside Hospital Fellow Academy of General Dentistry Daniel C. Leitman, DMD: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Magna Cum Laude UMDNJ General Practice Residency/Chief Resident at St. Barnabas the Bronx VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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SERVICES

Cleanings and Prevention Cosmetic Dentistry Periodontal Care Endodontics Restorative Dentistry Invisalign® Dental Implant Restorations

Midland Family Dentistry

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wake up every morning with the desire to help people,” says Dr. Mazen Tinawi of Midland Family Dentistry in Kearny. “I thoroughly enjoy helping patients improve their oral care and gain confidence upon doing so.” At Midland Family Dentistry, Dr. Tinawi and his staff list patient care and personal attention as their top priorities. Patients are comprehensively assessed to ensure they receive the most beneficial treatments for their specific conditions. Asked to identify his most beneficial service, Dr. Tinawi states, “Everything! We perform all specialties under a single roof for adults and children ranging from braces to implant surgery.” Other top-of-the-line services include sealants, root-canal therapy, extractions, periodontal therapy, enamel bonding and mouth-guard fittings, to name a few. Dr. Tinawi understands technology is constantly being updated, which is why he reads up on the latest state-of-the-art advancements in his field. He also attends conferences to ensure he provides the most advanced services to his patients.

EDUCATION + TRAINING

New York University College of Dentistry International Association for Orthodontics and Practicing

Joseph Mason III, DMD, FAGD & Daniel C. Leitman, DMD 203 Bellevue Avenue Upper Montclair, NJ 07043 973-744-5466 www.DrJosephMason.com

SERVICES

Cleaning (Oral Prophylaxis) Extractions Crowns and Bridges Dentures Enamel Bonding Periodontal Therapy Bleaching Mouthguards Implants Braces Veneers

Mazen Tinawi, DDS VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Hudson AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

137 Midland Avenue Kearny, NJ 07032 201-246-1400


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 GENERAL DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Morris County Dental Associates

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ur mantra says it all,” exclaims Dr. Ira Goldberg, who built Morris County Dental Associates around “experience, compassion and quality.” Not only do those three components form his mantra, but they are also the fundamental reasons for his practice’s success. Dr. Goldberg’s high patient satisfaction reflects his skills as well as his dedication to and passion for his work. “We listen to our patients’ concerns, give them options, answer all their questions and provide them with solutions to their problems in a way they are satisfied with.” While Dr. Goldberg offers comprehensive general dentistry, Morris County Dental Associates primarily focuses on (and is well respected for) implants and cosmetic reconstruction. With the field of implantology constantly changing, Dr. Goldberg stays up to date by enrolling in continuing-education courses and reading medical journals. Because he has such a strong understanding of new technology, Dr. Goldberg can offer his patients the best and most beneficial treatments for them and their smiles. EDUCATION + TRAINING

University of Michigan, School of Dentistry Residency, Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, NJ Misch International Implant Institute Dawson Academy of Complete Dentistry

SERVICES

All-on-4 Dental Implants Zirconia Dental Implants Full Mouth Dental Implants Bone Grafting and Reconstruction Cosmetics: Veneers, Bonding, Bleaching, Snap-on-Smile and More Root Canals

Rosenfeld Dental Studio

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o it once and do it right” is the watchword of Dr. Robert S. Rosenfeld, who has been practicing for more than 30 years, the last 23 at Rosenfeld Dental Studio in Westwood. He’s spent his career pursuing clinical excellence. Dr Rosenfeld’s care ranges from simple tooth-colored fillings, to cosmetic makeovers, to full-mouth reconstructions, depending on a patient’s needs. His treatment is tailored to each patient’s circumstances and they always receive the time and attention required without feeling rushed. Unfortunately, the average patient is unable to gauge the quality of their dental work. Therefore it is noteworthy that many dental professionals who can judge the quality of dental work, seek treatment from Dr. Rosenfeld. He takes many times the required continuing education hours, keeping him abreast of the latest techniques and materials, and has a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) relationship with several dental manufacturers. He lectures to practicing dentists on topics in restorative dentistry, and teaches at the Dental Residency program at Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Rosenfeld has published articles in various dental journals (domestic and international), and was inducted as a Fellow in the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Cornell University

Northwestern University Dental School General Practice Residency (Two Years), Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Ira Goldberg, DDS, FAGD, DICOI VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

15 Commerce Boulevard, Suite 201 Succasunna, NJ 07876 973-328-1225 www.MorrisCountyDentist.com

SERVICES

General and Restorative Dentistry Tooth-Colored Restorations Cosmetic Dentistry Snap-on Smiles Fixed Bridges Dental Implant Restorations Full Mouth Reconstruction Gum Disease Therapy

Robert S. Rosenfeld, DDS VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

197 Kinderkamack Road Westwood, NJ 07675 201-666-8080 www.RosenfeldDentalStudio.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2017 COSMETIC & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Spring Lake Dental Care

The Dentists, LLC

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r. Peter Ciampi knows a thing or two about dental care. After all, he did achieve mastership status in the Academy of General Dentistry, which he received after completing more than 1,100 hours of continuing-education courses. Located in Spring Lake, Dr. Ciampi and his staff ensure patients receive topof-the-line care every time they visit. “Many of our patients come to me for cosmetic dentistry,” he says. Currently, the most impactful services he offers in this field include porcelain crowns and veneers, which can completely transform a patient’s smile. “I had gaps in my front four teeth and felt very self-conscious about my smile,” says Joey Enrico. “Dr. Peter Ciampi put two crowns and two veneers on my front four teeth and I look like a new person. I cannot be more happy about my new smile!” Dr. Ciampi also offers dental implants, bridges and bonding, full-mouth rehabilitation and more. With comprehensive treatment plans and a team approach, he is able to provide life-altering cosmetic improvements that will benefit patients for years to come.

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Maryland School of Dentistry Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD University of California, Los Angeles Center for Aesthetic Dentistry Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental

SERVICES

Routine Cleanings, Exams, and X-rays Oral Cancer Screenings Tooth Colored Fillings Periodontal Treatments Restorative Dentistry Dental Implants Root Canals

r. Georgette Bennardo-Meggelin has been serving patients at The Dentists in Teaneck for more than 20 years. She is committed to providing the best treatment in a friendly atmosphere where patients feel as if they are visiting family. She is a big proponent of continuing education and feels it’s imperative that dentists never stop learning or growing as technology develops. She stays informed of emerging technologies by attending continuing-education courses, reading journals and networking with peers. “My training helps my patients make informed decisions regarding their treatment,” she says. “Therefore, I can provide well-thought-out treatment options in order to restore patients to optimum dental health.” She provides general treatment, early dental care, cosmetic dentistry and VELscope oral-cancer screenings and explains treatment plans and options in detail to each patient so he or she can gain a full understanding of their oral health. Dr. BennardoMeggelin utilizes intraoral cameras, digital radiographs and casted study models, further enhancing patients’ experience. EDUCATION + TRAINING

New York University College of Dentistry Booth Memorial Medical Center American Dental Association

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Monmouth AREA OF PRACTICE: Cosmetic & Resorative Dentistry

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310 Morris Avenue Spring Lake, NJ 07762 732-449-5666 www.SpringLakeSmiles.com

General Treatment Early Dental Care Cosmetic Dentistry VELscope®

Academy of General Dentistry

Peter E. Ciampi, DDS, MAGD VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

SERVICES

Georgette BennardoMeggelin, DDS VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry & Cosmetic Services

948 Teaneck Road Teaneck, NJ 07666 201-836-2720 www.TheDentistsLLC.com


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Congratulations to all the NJ Top Dentists that have been reviewed and approved for 2017! Union Dental Center

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ecause of Dr. Amin Y. Ayoub’s credentials from elite education institutions, patients who visit Union Dental Center in Rutherford know they are in good hands. Specializing in cosmetic, implant and general dentistry, Dr. Ayoub delivers everything from basic treatments to complex procedures in a relaxing environment. “My philosophy is to spend ample time with patients and provide them with the best quality dental care possible,” he says. His state-of-the-art facility is outfitted with the most technologically advanced equipment, as well as trained clinicians and staff members who know how to utilize each tool to maximize benefits. Patients who visit Union Dental Center can receive cleanings, fillings, root-canal therapy, extractions, veneers, bonding, inlays and onlays, dental implants and Invisalign. Dr. Ayoub is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a clinical associate professor at his alma mater, NYU College of Dentistry, where he stays abreast of new developments in the industry. EDUCATION + TRAINING NYU College of Dentistry

Oral Surgery Fellowship at Bellevue Hospital Center in NY Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

SERVICES

General Dental Procedures Cosmetic Dentistry Advanced Dentistry Implantology

Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry Adjunct Clinical Professor at NYU College of Dentistry Vice President of NYU College of Dentistry Alumni Association

VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

Amin Y. Ayoub, DDS, DICOI, FAGD 360 Union Avenue Rutherford, NJ 07070 201-531-8887 www.DrAyoub.com

NJ Top Dentists A Division of NJ Top Docs

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HEALTH

NJ HOSPITALS HEALTH REPORT BY MIKE BANKA

“WHAT’S THE BEST HOSPITAL FOR

hospitalcompare/search.aspx)

this?” is often people’s first question

also helpful and provide summaries

when they learn they have a serious

of how well hospitals in your area

disease. They’re willing to go anywhere

and around the country care for pa-

to find the care they require. Fortunate-

tients with certain conditions. Don’t

ly, New Jerseyans can find excellent

rule out the time-honored solution of

care right here in the Garden State.

asking friends and family for recom-

Because primary-care physicians

are

mendations, either.

know your medical history better

Below are five top-rated hospitals

than anyone else, they are the first

in New Jersey, listed in random order.

ones to consult when trying to find

Although not a comprehensive list

the right doctor for your medical con-

by any stretch, they provide a micro

dition. Online sources such as Hos-

view of why the Garden State is con-

pital Compare (www.medicare.gov/

sistently rated near the top nationally for its 100-plus hospitals. All five

Five of New Jersey’s Best Hackensack University Medical Center Atlantic Health System RWJBarnabas Health Deborah Heart and Lung Center Holy Name Medical Center

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were selected on the basis of evalu-

Docs practice at these and other top-

ations by esteemed resources such

ranked hospitals in the Garden State.

as Hospital Compare, U.S. News & World Report, the Commonwealth

Hackensack University Medical

Fund, the Joint Commission and the

Center (HUMC)

Leapfrog Group. As you would ex-

Founded in 1888 as Bergen County’s

pect, many physicians who have met

first hospital, Hackensack University

the highly selective criteria of NJ Top

Medical Center is the largest provider


of inpatient and outpatient services

throat; orthopedics; and urology.

of any hospital in the U.S.

in New Jersey. And here’s one case

In October, HUMC became the first

Explaining the center’s philosophy,

where quantity equals quality. Ranked

hospital in the Garden State to re-

Dr. Shafiq, HUMC’s SVP and Co-CIO,

#1 in New Jersey and #4 in the New

ceive a Gold Seal of Approval for Hip

says: “Medicine is not just about sci-

York metro area by U.S. News &

Fracture from the Joint Commission

ence—it’s also about human beings.

World Report, HUMC is also national-

Disease-Specific Care Certification

And likewise technology by itself can-

ly ranked in four specialties: cardiol-

program. Its 25 Gold Seals of Approv-

not do anything. We must understand

ogy and heart surgery; ear, nose and

al in various specialties are the most

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which demands an adaptive, agile

Jersey and was cited by U.S. News as

in four types of care: neurology and

team that can respond quickly to

a top hospital nationwide for cardiology

neurosurgery, colon cancer surgery,

customer needs and changing tech-

and heart surgery. Morristown Med-

chronic obstructive pulmonary dis-

nologies… The human element is the

ical was also named a Best Regional

ease (COPD) and heart failure. This

most important in healthcare.”

Hospital, high performing in 16 types

year Overlook became the first hospi-

That focus on the human element

of care: abdominal aortic aneurysm

tal in the state to place a human acel-

helped make HUMC the first hospital

repair, aortic valve surgery, colon can-

lular vessel in a patient’s arm as part of

in New Jersey and second in the na-

cer surgery, chronic obstructive pulmo-

a first-in-class clinical trial for patients with end-stage renal (kidney) disease.

Morristown Medical Center is AHS’s crown jewel, ranked #2 in New Jersey and #6 in the New York metro area by U.S. News & World Report.

Not without distinctions of their own are AHS’s Newton Medical Center (cited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in all three echocardiography procedures:

tion to become a Magnet-recognized

nary disease (COPD), gastroenterology

adult transthoracic, adult transe-

hospital for nursing excellence. On

and GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology,

sophogeal and adult stress); Chil-

the technology side, it was the first

heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip

ton Medical Center (ranked highly

hospital in NJ to offer Mazor Robot-

replacement, knee replacement, lung

for knee replacement and the only

ics Renaissance Spine Surgery (rec-

cancer surgery, nephrology, neurology

NJ hospital to achieve the Pathway

ognized as the state-of-the-art guid-

and neurosurgery, pulmonology and

to Excellence® designation from

ance system for spine surgery).

urology.

the American Nurses Credentialing

AHS’s Overlook Medical Center,

Center); and Hackettstown Medical

Atlantic Health System (AHS)

ranked #13 in NJ by U.S. News, serves

Center (designated a Primary Stroke

Atlantic Health, one of the state’s

as the hub for the New Jersey Stroke

Center by the New Jersey Depart-

leading nonprofit health care sys-

Network and earned a Gold Seal of

ment of Health & Senior Services;

tems, encompasses six major hospi-

Approval for Primary Stroke Centers

plus has Joint Commission-certi-

tals, as well as Atlantic Rehabilitation,

by the Joint Commission. As with Mor-

fied programs in total hip and total

Atlantic Home Care and Hospice and

ristown Medical, it was named a Best

knee replacement). AHS’s Goryeb

more than 600 community-based

Regional Hospital, high performing

Children’s Hospital is a state-desig-

health care providers. Morristown

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Medical

nated “Children’s Hospital,” an Center

earned recognition from New

is the crown jewel, ranked #2 in

Jersey and the national Chil-

New Jersey and #6 in the New

dren’s Hospital Association. It

York metro area by U.S. News. Its

has more than 250 community

Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute

pediatricians on staff and more

performs more heart surgeries

than 100 board-certified pediat-

than any other hospital in New

ric specialists.

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RWJBarnabas Health This year, Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System completed the merger of their two health systems to form the most comprehensive health system in the state of New Jersey – RWJBarnabas Health. The partnership creates a new organization that will reach five million people, more than half of the state’s population. “Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System share many attributes: depth of quality clinical services, skilled and dedicated clinicians, a legacy of teaching, a commitment to partnering with the diverse communities we serve, a responsibility as major contributors to our economy and so much more,” says Barry

Robert Wood Johnson University

of #12 in the New York metro area, is

Hospital itself is ranked #3 in New Jer-

also rated as high performing in can-

sey by U.S. News and #11 in the New

cer; diabetes and endocrinology; ear,

York Metro area. It’s also achieved

nose and throat; gastroenterology;

the highest rating possible in nine

geriatrics; nephrology; neurology and

adult procedures or conditions.

neurosurgery; pulmonology; and urol-

Saint Barnabas Medical Center is a

ogy. It is a NICHE Exemplar Hospital,

top performer on Key Quality Measures

a distinction only 67 other hospitals in the United States have achieved,

H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer for RWJBarnabas Health. “By joining together, we have created the most comprehensive

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center,

with an overall U.S. News ranking of #12 in the New York metro area

health system in the state, which will

our two separate systems could not do alone. Our partnership also means a greater level of diversity in every respect—diversity in thought, clinical care delivery and workforce—a true reflection of New Jersey and of the people we serve.” RWJBarnabas Health received the American Heart Association’s Gold Award in Heart Failure Treatment.

care excellence. The Joint Commission designated Newark Beth Israel a Top Performer on the Key Quality Measures of heart attack, heart fail-

enable us to effect the kind of change in the health of our communities that

indicating a commitment to elder

ure, pneumonia and surgical care. for heart attack, heart failure, pneumo-

Some of the newly formed health

nia and surgical care from the Joint

system’s other hospitals include

Commission, which recognizes the top

Clara Maass Medical Center, ranked

15 percent in national performance.

among the 50 Best Regional Hospi-

Additionally, it received a 3 Star Rating

tals (NY Metro Area) in six adult spe-

from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons;

cialties; Community Medical Center,

the rating recognizes the top 15 per-

the first hospital in NJ certified by the

cent hospitals for cardiac surgery.

Joint Commission Disease‐Specific

Newark Beth Israel Medical Cen-

Care Certification Program in Acute

ter, with an overall U.S. News ranking

Coronary Syndrome; Jersey Medical

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Center, one of only 401 hospitals in the United States that currently have the Magnet Designation for Nursing Excellence; and Monmouth Medical Center, a Top Performer on

the treatment of heart failure. Deborah Heart and Lung Center ranked #1 by patients for RNs communicating well, #2 by patients for doctors always communicating well

Key Quality Measures from the Joint

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Although Deborah now accepts most major insurance, over the last 92 years it has never issued a direct bill to any patient. This means there is no deductible and no balance bill going to

Commission for achieving top scores

and vascular diseases. Receiving a

the patient for services they receive.

in all core measures: heart attack,

high performing designation from

The hospital’s govering philosophy—

heart failure, pneumonia and surgical

U.S. News for treatment of heart fail-

that no one should be forced to make

care. Monmouth Medical’s Wilentz

ure, it also was awarded a high Leap-

a medical decision based on their per-

Center is one of just 18 hospitals in

frog Safe Practices Score following its

sonal financial situation—is made pos-

the nation to achieve the Certified

addition of 27 procedures to reduce

sible by the generous gifts Deborah re-

Quality Breast Center of Excellence,

preventable medical mistakes. Deb-

ceives from individuals, corporations,

the highest certification level offered

orah was recognized nationally by

foundations, partners in labor, indus-

by the National Quality Measures for

HealthStream Research for patient

try and membership organizations.

Breast Centers.

satisfaction. In the under 350-bed cat-

Plans for Deborah’s future include

egory, the center was designated by

the opening of a new Joslin Diabetes

Deborah Heart and Lung Center

Inside Jersey magazine as one of New

Center Affiliate to help people with

Deborah Heart and Lung Center in

Jersey’s Top Hospitals, ranked #1 by

diabetes live to the fullest; radial ar-

Browns Mills is Burlington County’s

patients for RNs communicating well,

tery (or wrist) catheterizations, an

only licensed cardiac center and spe-

#2 by patients for doctors always

innovative approach providing the

cializes in the diagnosis and treatment

communicating well, and #2 by phy-

utmost in patient comfort and rapid

of congenital and acquired heart, lung

sicians for both coronary surgery and

recovery time; the opening of a new

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program onsite, offering personal team training to help patients cope with respiratory problems; and implementation of a Code MI/Code Chill protocol for immediate response to heart attack and cardiac arrest patients. Holy Name Medical Center Holy Name Medical Center, the notfor-profit healthcare facility based in Teaneck, is rated high performing by

diac stress testing, one of the most

Perhaps the center’s most lauda-

U.S. News in three adult procedures

accurate diagnostic tools to assess

tory achievement involves providing

and conditions: chronic obstructive

blood flow to the heart.

comprehensive health care services

pulmonary disease (COPD), hip re-

In 2016, Holy Name was recognized

to underinsured and uninsured Kore-

placement and heart failure. Celebrat-

for its advanced technology with two

an patients from a wide area with its

ing its 90th year in 2015, the hospital

national awards from the American

Korean Medical Program.

has a history of being the first in the re-

Health Association Health Forum:

Holy Name consistently earns the

gion, state or world to use a new medi-

2016 Most Wired Innovator Award

distinguished Magnet Recognition for

cine, device, therapy or procedure.

and a Most Wired hospital. Only

outstanding nursing practice, placing

Over the past ten years, it was the

three hospitals nationwide earned

it in the top 5 percent of hospitals

first northern New Jersey hospital

the Innovator award, which was giv-

nationwide, and the Leapfrog Group

to implant an MRI-compatible pace-

en to Holy Name for its free hepati-

honored it with an “A” grade for pa-

maker, allowing patients to undergo

tis testing for eligible patients. Says

tient safety. The hospital’s Cancer

an MRI if needed without damaging the device or inhibiting its function; the first hospital in New Jersey to use radiofrequency ablation (RFA),

In 2016, Holy Name was recognized for its advanced technology with two national awards from the American Health Association Health Forum

heat produced by radio waves, to kill cancer cells in lung tumors; one of

Michael Maron, President and CEO:

Center has been cited by the Ameri-

the first hospitals nationwide to use

“This important recognition for Holy

can College of Radiology for the care-

Prone Breast Radiation Therapy, a

Name, to be one of just three hospi-

ful use of high-energy radiation to

technique that targets tumors with-

tals nationwide to receive this award,

treat cancer, representing the high-

out affecting healthy tissue; and the

affirms the hospital’s commitment to

est level of quality and patient safety.

first hospital in New Jersey to use

developing innovative IT strategies

To see other NJ hospitals top-rated

cardiac positron emission tomogra-

and real-world solutions to improve

by U.S. News & World Report, visit

phy (PET) technology to perform car-

the patient experience.”

health.usnews.com/best-hospitals. Healthy Living • 2017

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FITNESS

INDOOR FITNESS BY NICOLE FONZINO

Working out at the gym isn’t the only way to shave off those extra pounds this winter. Leave your gym bag at home and test out these alternative indoor-fitness activities. PURE BARRE What if I told you that a total body workout could be achieved in only 55 minutes? It’s true! Pure Barre mixes the use of the ballet barre with tiny isometric movements to help clients achieve a fully toned body. In each class, you work out your

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will pump you up. With Pure Barre, you will be a lean, mean, fat-burning machine in no time!

arms, thighs, seat and abs, leaving you with leaner muscles.

SOULCYCLE

Instructors are there to motivate you and adjust your move-

Cycling takes on a whole new meaning with SoulCycle. Head-

ments every step of the way, all while listening to music that

quartered in New York City, SoulCycle boasts cardio and a

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full-body workout paired with intense tunes to get you moving. There’s a reason why many celebrities such as Demi Lovato, Kelly Ripa and Lady Gaga love SoulCycle. This 45-minute sweat session includes a warmup, high-intensity cardio and cool-down period. Set in a dimly lit room with candles for ambiance and an upbeat instructor, you will burn off those calories while having fun.

VIXEN WORKOUT With Vixen, ladies can dance their way to a leaner body. According to their website, new members burn around 400-600 calories, while frequent members burn up to 1,000 calories in a 60-minute workout. Vixen Workout resembles a nightclub to help get ladies in the mood to dance. Instructors teach using intense music, while ladies follow along toning their muscles in an upbeat setting. Who said working out couldn’t be fun?

CLUB PILATES If you’re looking for a workout that is more zen but don’t want to do yoga, try Club Pilates, an exercise class that strengthens your core muscles. At Club Pilates, you get only the best: varied class times and instructors who go through 500 hours of training. Designed for both men and women, Club Pilates targets your abdominals and spine utilizing quality equipment, which leads to better overall control of your body. There are different levels of Club Pilates, making it accessible for everyone.

AERIAL SILK CLASSES Aerial Silk classes have become increasingly popular in the last couple of years. The workout takes place on a Silk, an elongated fabric piece that hangs from the ceiling. The workout, which includes learning how to perform moves in the air utilizing the Silk, strengthens your muscles and loosens limbs for a leaner physique. Aerial Silk classes also increase your flexibility and coordination. You will be giving the Cirque du Soleil cast a run for their money.

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WINTER ESCAPES

FAMILY SKI VACATIONS BY SIMON MURRAY

Okay, first the bad news. It’s winter. The polar vortex has started its chilling swirl, ushering in the season of extra layers, big boots and snowed-in cars that can be an absolute bear to deal with. (And not the warm, fuzzy, hibernating kind either.) The good news is we have your winter escape all planned out for you. So grab your skis and loved ones and hit the slopes. These resorts have everything you’ll need to get in touch with your inner adventurer. Or stay close to the hot tub. It’s your call: we’re not judging either way.

JACKSON HOLE MOUNTAIN RESORT – TETON VILLAGE, WYOMING Wildlife viewing, national parks, a historic western feel and the best skiing around. Jackson Hole has it all. Long considered a bucket-list ski destination, it’s off the beaten path, but not too far off. With terrain that will accommodate the entire family, don’t think you’ll be just skiing. Activities abound: dogsledding, elk refuge sleigh rides, cross-country skiing, hot springing, snow biking, Yellowstone tours, snowmobiling and much more. The town of Jackson and the surrounding national parks and forests provide endless activities that will help you create the perfect ski vacation.

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WHISTLER BLACKCOMB – WHISTLER, CANADA Named the #1 overall resort three years running by Ski magazine and the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Whistler is located in Canada’s coastal mountains of British Columbia along the scenic Sea to Sky Highway—a drive you’ll never forget. Whistler has it all. With two mile-high mountains, powder-filled bowls, gladed tree runs, flowing groomers and dedicated family zones, there’s something for every member of the family. Factor in Whistler Village, with its lively mix of off-hill action and amenities folded into a pedestrianonly hub located at the base of the slopes of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, and you’ll quickly fall in love with this jewel of the north.

GRAND TARGHEE RESORT – ALTA, WYOMING Nestled above the scenic Teton Valley is Grand Targhee Resort. Here skiers and snowboarders can start their days on untouched, untracked lines or pristine groomers with a seasoned mountain guide during Early Tracks: your access to Wyoming’s best-kept secret before the lift even opens to the public. First time to the mountain? Learn all it has to offer with the instructor-led complimentary daily mountain tours. Get inside tips on hidden powder stashes, learn the mountain and shortcuts to lifts, explore the vast terrain, and enjoy incredible views of the Grand Tetons and Teton Valley. Healthy Living • 2017

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WINTER RECIPES

YOU’RE DETERMINED TO STICK TO YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION DIET,

which means eating healthy. What then do you eat at house parties? Believe it or not, you can adhere to your healthy eating habits and enjoy a delicious evening with friends and family without indulging in carbfilled foods. The best part of these recipes from celebrity chef Franco Vitella is your guests won’t even know you’re serving up something light.

Chile Lime Skewers

u

2 oz Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Cayenne Pepper

1 oz Aged Wine or Vinegar

1/2 tsp Salt

1 tsp Lime Juice

1/2 tsp White Pepper

1/2 tsp Chili Powder

Parsley

1/2 tsp Paprika

Limes

1/2 tsp Onion Powder 1 tsp Garlic Powder Slice chicken breast (tenders preferred) into strips. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar and lime juice. Season with chili powder, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, salt and white pepper. Marinate with chicken for 2 hours. Preheat the grill for medium-high heat. Thread chicken onto skewers and discard marinade. Lightly oil the grill grate. Wedge limes for flavor. Skewer chicken.

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Caprese Salad Skewers Slice cherry tomatoes in half. Skewer the halved tomatoes so they are encasing basil and bocconcini mozzarella.

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Chef Franco’s Twisted Lemonade

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1 oz Tito’s Handmade Vodka 3 oz Crystal Light Lemonade 1 oz Diet 7 Up 1 oz Splash of Cranberry Juice Garnish with Raspberries and Mint Leaves

Bar Snacks A traditional bowl of salted nuts on the bar can be stylized portions. Chef Franco mixes almonds, pistachios, dried fruit and chocolates in test tubes. He suggests putting them in

Grilled Salmon with Fresh Lemon

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while being served up in small

3 tbsp Olive Oil

1/2 tsp Pepper

3 Cloves of Chopped Garlic

1/2 of Lemon Juiced

1 Sprig of Fresh Thyme

1 1/2 Cups of White Wine

small vessels or shot glasses

1/2 tsp Salt

on a tray to keep the look fresh

Drizzle olive oil in a pan, bring the pan to

Once the salmon is seared, remove from pan

and clean.

the highest temperature, carefully place the

and set aside. Add white wine, garlic, salt,

salmon in the pan, and sear both sides of the

pepper and lemon juice. Bring to boil and

salmon until lightly brown.

burn down alcohol. Return salmon to pan and finish cooking on medium heat.

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FASHION

BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE!

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Don’t let a little chill stop you from looking your best. We promise: Great style—even in the depths of winter—is very possible. Here are a few of our favorite winter items to help you stay seriously warm, and seriously fashionable, out there.

Timberland Limited Release 6-Inch Premium Waterproof Boots

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Streamlined, lightweight down hoody filled with

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MICROBEADS

BAN THE BEADS! BY SIMON MURRAY

What is infinitesimally tiny, manufactured by personal-hygiene brands and descends down drainpipes into lakes, rivers and oceans by the billions every day? The answer may surprise you. Small pieces of plastic with an innocuous sounding nickname, microbeads add color and texture to facial scrubs, body wash and toothpaste. They recently have come under increased scrutiny. While states have banned them for the pollution they cause in waterways—the beads do not disintegrate and are not biodegradable—dentists are now sounding the alarm for the damage they can cause in mouths. In early 2014, dental hygienist Trish Walraven started noticing tiny bits of blue-green plastic lodged under patients’ gums and between their teeth. She wrote about it on her blog, DentalBuzz. “Polyethylene plastic is in your toothpaste for decorative purposes only,” she wrote. “This is unacceptable not only to me, but to many, many hygienists nationwide. We are

potential of becoming periodontal disease, a preventable ail-

informing our patients.”

ment that can lead to tooth loss. Procter and Gamble, which

Offering no advantages to cleaning teeth, these tiny

makes Crest toothpaste, insists that microbeads are safe but

spheres, found in several popular brands including Crest, are

has rid all of its North American products of them already. The

inert and often less than a millimeter wide. Nonetheless, they

brand’s toothpastes will be free of microbreads globally by

can cause gum problems, according to dental experts.

2017. Crest produces a large number of dentifrices containing

The reason is that the microbeads trap bacteria, which can lead to gingivitis. Over time, the infection can move from the gum into the bone that holds your teeth, and that has the

microbeads, including Crest 3D White and Crest Pro-Health, among others. Just as bad, if not worse, is the damage microbeads have on our environment. The beads, which can resemble fish eggs, are too small to be caught and processed by most water-treat-

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How do I tell if my products contain microbeads?

ment plants. Mistaken for food and ingested by fish and other

Look for polyethylene on the list of ingredients; this is

marine animals, the plastic acts as a sponge for toxins, soak-

the most common type of microbead. Other ingredi-

ing up pesticides, phthalates and heavy metals. The danger is

ents to watch out for are polypropylene, poly-e-tere-

the potential for them to be carried up through the food chain

phthalate and polymethyl methacrylate.

and onto our dinner plates.

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NUMBERS

The average toothbrush has about

2,500 nylon bristles grouped in forty tufts.

1994

A prison inmate in West Virginia braided dental floss into a rope, scaled the wall and escaped.

Children on average

smile 400 times a day

— compare that to the average adult who smiles 20 times a day.

1816

The longest teeth in the world are actually elephant tusks – sometimes weighing

Sir Isaac Newton’s tooth was sold in London for today’s equivalent of

over 400 pounds.

$35,700. 5% adults

age 20 to 64 have

no teeth.

Only 4 in 10 Americans floss every day.

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CELEBRITIES

GUESS THE GRIN BY NICOLE FONZINO

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Answers: 1. Chrissy Teigen 2. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson 3. Margot Robbie 4. Jennifer Hudson 5. Eddie Redmayne 6. Natalie Portman 7. Kevin Hart 8. Tom Hanks

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Photo Credits: Helga Esteb, Tinseltown, Joe Seer, Matteo Chinellato and DFree

In today’s tech-savvy world, it feels like we’re constantly surrounded by celebrities. Whether we’re scrolling through social media feeds or reading up on the latest blockbuster hit online, these big-name VIPs have become part of our everyday lives. Think you’re well-versed enough in the entertainment realm to identify which set of pearly whites belongs to which celebrity? Put your skills to the test to see if you are a Hollywood smile master.


DIRECTORY

NJ Top Dentists All practices listed in the directory have submitted an application and have been reviewed and approved by NJ Top Dentists within the last 12 months. Any practice not listed may not yet have applied for review. The following providers have been reviewed and approved and are featured online ( O =Featured online) at www.NJTopDentists.com. They may also be featured in this issue ( P =Profiled in this publication). P O Dr. Georgette BennardoMeggelin The Dentists, LLC

O Dr. John A. Carollo Dr. John A. Carollo

O Dr. Monique Dardzinski Dentistry with Monique

CITY Florham

CITY Bayonne

CITY Teaneck

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Hudson

Dr. Devon V. Berry The Art of Dentistry and Spa

O Dr. David L. Castellano Dr. David L. Castellano, DMD, FAGD, PA

O Dr. Mary V. DeCicco Dr. Mary V. DeCicco

CITY Somerset

CITY Warren

COUNTY Somerset

COUNTY Somerset

COUNTY Somerset

O

Dr. Allison Adams Adams Dental

O

Dr. Bruce P. Bilow NJ Laser Dentistry

Dr. Richard Champagne Champagne Smiles

CITY Madison

CITY Tinton

CITY Morganville

ENDODONTICS Dr. Fredric A. Lubit North Jersey Endodontics P O

COUNTY Bergen

CITY Wayne COUNTY Passaic

GENERAL DENTISTRY

COUNTY Morris

P O

Falls COUNTY Monmouth

Park

O

COUNTY Monmouth

Dr. Eric S. Adler Adler Family Dental

The Center for Excellence in Dentistry

Dr. Scott J. Chanin Diamond Dental Associates

CITY Aberdeen

CITY New

CITY Flemington

COUNTY Monmouth

Brunswick COUNTY Middlesex

O

Dr. Ira J. Adler Ira J. Adler, DDS, PC

Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman Advanced Dental Techniques

Dr. Helen Chiu Helen Ping-Hao Chiu

CITY Marlton

CITY Wayne

CITY Florham

COUNTY Burlington

COUNTY Passaic

Dr. Michael Adler Adler Family Dental

Dr. Sidney Chonowski Sidney Chonowski, DMD

CITY Aberdeen

Dr. Jill Brueckner Mark J. Gleckner, DMD & Jill Brueckner, DMD

COUNTY Monmouth

CITY Florham

COUNTY Morris

P O

P O

Dr. Mouner Amer North Jersey Dental Centers

O

Dr. Geri Bloom

P O

P O

Park

COUNTY Morris

P O

CITY Old

Bridge COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Kenneth W. Arida Dr. Kenneth W. Arida, DDS, PC

O Dr. Richard Bucher Laser Dentistry of North Jersey CITY Oakland COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Yvonne Callas Yvonne Callas, DMD, FAGD

COUNTY Union

CITY Cresskill

Dr. Amin Ayoub Union Dental Center

P O

CITY Morristown

Dr. Constantine G. Christolias Dr. Constantine G. Christolias CITY Cliffside

Park COUNTY Bergen

Dr. Jeffrey Chustckie Cedar Grove Dental Associates CITY Somerset

Dr. Peter Ciampi Spring Lake Dental Center P O

O Dr. Ralph L. Campitiello Ralph Campitiello, DMD CITY Pompton

Lakes

COUNTY Passaic

P O

CITY Spring

Lake COUNTY Monmouth

Dr. Dennis G. Coyle Dennis G. Coyle, DMD, FAGD P O

CITY Rutherford

O Dr. Anthony Cannilla Dr. Anthony Cannilla

COUNTY Bergen

CITY Montville

Dr. Agnieszka Bara Dedicated Modern Dentistry

Park COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Somerset

COUNTY Bergen

O

Brook COUNTY Bergen

P O

O

CITY Westfield

CITY Saddle

COUNTY Hunterdon

O

P O

Dr. Sylvia Awadalla Smiley Teeth Dental

O

COUNTY Morris

P O

CITY Madison COUNTY Morris

Dr. Maria A. Cuesta Maria A. Cuesta, DMD O

CITY Middlesex

P O Dr. Anthony Caramico Midland Park Family Dentistry

COUNTY Middlesex

CITY Midland

Orange COUNTY Essex

CITY Netcong

O Dr. Daniel Carey Daniel W. Carey, DDS

Dr. Joseph M. DalBon The NJ Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry

COUNTY Morris

CITY Basking

CITY West

Dr. Kenneth B. Beckman Dr. Kenneth Beckman

Park COUNTY Bergen

O

CITY East

O

Ridge

COUNTY Somerset

CITY Skillman

P O Dr. Joseph DelPrete Dr. Joseph DelPrete CITY Franklin

Lakes

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Patricia DeSalvo DeSalvo Dental CITY Englewood COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Vlad Detinich Garden State Smiles CITY North

Brunswick

COUNTY Middlesex P O Dr. Paul Dionne Paul L. Dionne, DMD CITY Glen

Ridge

COUNTY Essex P O Dr. Charles A. Ditta Charles A. Ditta, DMD CITY Livingston COUNTY Essex O Dr. Lawrence A. Dobrin Lawrence A. Dobrin, DMD, PA CITY Roselle

Park

COUNTY Union O Dr. Edward J. Dooley Edward J. Dooley, DMD CITY Spring

Lake

COUNTY Monmouth P O Dr. Khaled Eldin New Jersey Dental Centers CITY Old

Bridge

COUNTY Middlesex O Dr. Gary Esoldi Riverside Dental Health, Inc. CITY Hackensack COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Jeffrey M. Falduto Jeffrey M. Falduto, DMD CITY Lincoln

Park

COUNTY Morris

Caldwell

COUNTY Essex

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O Dr. Donald A. Fanelli Donald A. Fanelli, DMD

O Dr. Nimish B. Joshi Joshi Dental, LLC

P O Dr. Kevin D. Marshall Kevin D. Marshall, DMD

CITY Rutherford

P O Dr. Mark Gleckner Mark J. Gleckner, DMD & Jill Brueckner, DMD

CITY Madison

CITY Oakland

COUNTY Bergen

CITY Florham

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Bergen

O Dr. Deena M. Feldman Deena M. Feldman, DDS, PA

O

P O Dr. Peter Kalibat Colonial Court Dental

P O Dr. Marlen Martirossian River Edge Dental

CITY North

CITY River

Park COUNTY Morris

Dr. Richard E. Goldberg

CITY Union

Dr. Richard E. Goldberg, DMD

COUNTY Union

CITY Monroe

O Dr. Jerome S. Forman Kenilworth Dental Associates CITY Kenilworth COUNTY Union

Dr. Peter Freundlich Friendly Dental O

Township COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Ira Goldberg, DDS, FAGD, DICOI Morris County Dental Associates P O

CITY Succasunna COUNTY Morris

Dr. Lea N. Grand

CITY Aberdeen

O

COUNTY Monmouth

Lea Grand, DMD

O Dr. Mayank Gadhia Quality Dental Care, PC

CITY Rumson COUNTY Monmouth

Dr. Robert Griggs

CITY Lodi

O

COUNTY Bergen

Old Bridge Dental Group

O Dr. Edward Gaines Lawrence Dental Associates CITY Lawrenceville COUNTY Mercer P O Dr. Gustavo A. Garces Grand Dental, PC CITY Englewood COUNTY Bergen

Dr. Mitchell J. Gardiner Drs. Gardiner & Di Turi, PA

CITY Old

Bridge COUNTY Middlesex P O Dr. Michael Gruber Gruber Dental CITY Parsippany COUNTY Morris O Dr. Costas V. Harris Orange Dental Center CITY Orange

O

COUNTY Essex

CITY Shrewsbury

O

COUNTY Monmouth

Dennis Hopkins, Jr., DDS, PA

Dr. Richard Gensler Drs. Gensler/Zudans

Dr. Dennis Hopkins, Jr.

CITY Edison

O

COUNTY Middlesex

CITY Burlington

Dr. Zahra Hosseini Zahra Hosseini, DMD

COUNTY Burlington

Dr. Sally A. Gerges Gerges Dental, LLC

P O

CITY Hackensack

O

COUNTY Bergen

CITY Middletown

Dr. Wael S. Ibrahim Brunswick Dental Care

COUNTY Monmouth

Dr. Richard Gertler Teaneck Dentist

P O

CITY Somerset

O

COUNTY Somerset

CITY Teaneck

Dr. Eugene A. Isola III Eugene A. Isola III, DDS, LLC P O

COUNTY Bergen O Dr. Victor A. Gittleman Morristown Cosmetic CITY Morristown COUNTY Morris O

Dr. Michele A. Giuffre

Elmwood Park Cosmetic Dentistry CITY Elmwood

Park

COUNTY Bergen

Dr. Jeannette G. Glass Gallery of Smiles P O

CITY Florham

Park COUNTY Morris

CITY Old

Bridge COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Joseph Jacob Brunswick Family Dental & Implant Center P O

CITY East

Brunswick COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Marinet F. Jacob Brunswick Family Dental & Implant Center P O

CITY East

Brunswick

COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. David Jin A Beautiful Smile Dentistry P O

CITY Fort

Lee

COUNTY Bergen

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Plainfield

Edge

COUNTY Somerset

COUNTY Bergen

O Dr. Rajashree S. Karandikar Mona Lisa Dental

P O Dr. Joseph Mason Joseph Mason III, DMD

CITY Hillsborough

CITY Upper

COUNTY Somerset

COUNTY Essex

P O Dr. Matthew Kayne Clifton Dental Associates

P O Dr. Michael McCleaster Gruber Dental

CITY Clifton

CITY Parsippany

COUNTY Passaic

COUNTY Morris

P O Dr. Adam S. Kimowitz Denville Dentist

P O Dr. Sunita Merriman Sunita Merriman, DDS

CITY Denville

CITY Westfield

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Union

P O Dr. Hal H. Kimowitz Denville Dentist

Gentle Dentistry

CITY Denville

CITY Haworth

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Bergen

P O Dr. Gregory Kubinak Gregory Kubinak, DMD CITY Metuchen

O Dr. Adrijana Miksa Advanced Dental Care of Englewood

COUNTY Middlesex

CITY Englewood

Dr. Donald Lapine Cosmetic & Wellness Center of New Jersey

P O

Montclair

Dr. Michael Migdal

COUNTY Bergen

P O

O Dr. Jonathan H. Min Jonathan Min, DDS, LLP

CITY Bayonne

CITY Matawan

COUNTY Hudson

COUNTY Monmouth

O Dr. Celine Lee Adams Dental

O Dr. Huma Mirza Smile!

CITY Madison

CITY Warren

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Somerset

P O Dr. Daniel Leitman Dr. Joseph Mason III, DMD

O Dr. Joseph Moussa Montclair Dental Spa

CITY Upper

CITY Montclair

Montclair

COUNTY Essex

COUNTY Essex

P O Dr. Michael Liberto Dr. Michael Liberto, DDS

O Dr. Richard Nobile Richard P. Nobile, DDS

CITY Mountainside

CITY Loch

COUNTY Union

COUNTY Monmouth

O Dr. John S. Madaras Dr. Madaras at Family Dentistry CITY Hackettstown

O Dr. Nathaly Nolido Miles of Smiles Family Dentistry, LLC

COUNTY Warren

CITY Flemington

Dr. Louis J. Maddalena Louis J. Maddalena, DMD

Arbour

COUNTY Hunterdon

P O

CITY East

O

Dr. John J. Novak

Hanover COUNTY Morris

CITY Woodbridge

O Dr. Judith Mamah Designing Smile Dental

O Dr. Christopher Ouimette Integrity Dental of Sparta

CITY Hackensack

CITY Sparta

COUNTY Bergen

COUNTY Sussex

COUNTY Middlesex


P O Dr. Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta, DMD, PA

O Dr. John Saraydarian Allendale Dental

P O Dr. Steven Tuckman Clifton Dental Associates

CITY Allendale

CITY Clifton

O Dr. Brian Klein Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

CITY Bound

COUNTY Bergen

COUNTY Passaic

CITY Randolph

O

Dr. Michael L. Scagnelli Michael Scagnelli, DMD

Dr. Raj Upadya Esthetic Dental Care

CITY Matawan

CITY Florham

Brook COUNTY Somerset O Dr. William Panico William Huntley Panico

COUNTY Monmouth

Park COUNTY Morris

Dr. Arthur G. Scheiner High-Tech Family Dentistry

Dr. Matthew Vaccaro Aesthetic Smiles of NJ

CITY Westfield

CITY Morristown

COUNTY Union

COUNTY Morris

O

Dr. Anthony Pinadella Anthony Pinadella, DMD, LLC

P O Dr. George J. Schmidt, Jr. Advanced Dental Center of Cedar Knolls

P O Dr. Lori A. VanderWendeBleeker Dynamic Dental Arts

CITY Clifton

CITY Whippany

CITY Wayne

COUNTY Passaic

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Passaic

O Dr. Cecilio Po Dr. Cecilio P. Po, DMD, LLC

P O Dr. Jay Schuster Metro Dental Associates

CITY Cedar

CITY Morristown

O Dr. Louis R. Vita Vita Head Neck & Facial Pain Relief Center

COUNTY Morris

CITY Clifton

CITY Rio

Grande May

COUNTY Cape

P O

Dr. Jeffrey S. Panicucci Integrity Dental of Sparta O

CITY Sparta COUNTY Sussex

Grove COUNTY Essex O Dr. Fred A. Puccio Midland Family Dental Care of Wyckoff CITY Wyckoff COUNTY Bergen

Dr. Rajdeep S. Randhawa Innovative Dentistry O

CITY Rahway COUNTY Union

O Dr. John P. Sousa John P. Sousa, DMD CITY Cliffside

Park COUNTY Bergen O Dr. Claire Sparagna Shore Family Dental

P O

COUNTY Passaic

Dr. Anthony Vocaturo Cosmetic & Wellness Center of New Jersey P O

CITY Bayonne COUNTY Hudson

Dr. Gary M. Wheeler

CITY Linwood

O

COUNTY Atlantic

CITY Lakewood

Dr. Andrew Spector Gentle Dentistry

COUNTY Ocean

P O

Dr. Lisa D. Rangel Lisa D. Rangel, DMD, FAGD P O

CITY Morristown COUNTY Morris

Dr. Ralph Reilly Advanced Dentistry O

CITY Middlesex COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Edward R. Rockford Dental Group of Morristown O

CITY Morristown COUNTY Morris

Dr. Bruce Roland The Art of Dentistry and Spa P O

CITY Somerset COUNTY Somerset

CITY Haworth

Dr. Steven Zunger Drs. Zunger and James, LLP

COUNTY Bergen

CITY Manalapan

P O Dr. William H. Stiles Stiles Dental Care

O

COUNTY Monmouth

Dr. Jason Auerbach Riverside Oral Surgery O

P O Dr. Linda E. Stone Gentle Caring Dentistry CITY Livingston COUNTY Essex

CITY River

Edge COUNTY Bergen

Dr. Yuan (Cathy) Hung Prospect Oral Surgery Center P O

O Dr. Viktoria Sverdlov Ridge Family Dental CITY Lyndhurst COUNTY Bergen

CITY Monroe

Township COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Gregg A. Jacob Randolph Center For Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery O

Dr. Edward A. Romano Aesthetic Smiles of NJ

P O Dr. Louis Theodorou Glen Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry

CITY Morristown

CITY Glen

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Essex

O

Dr. Sam Romano Dr. Sam Romano

Dr. Mazen Tinawi Midland Family Dentistry

O Dr. Benjamin Jacobs New Jersey Center for Oral Surgery

CITY Madison

CITY Kearny

CITY Caldwell

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Hudson

COUNTY Essex

P O Dr. Robert S. Rosenfeld Rosenfeld Dental Studio

O Dr. Nicholas J. Tria Dr. Nicholas J. Tris, DMD

CITY Westwood

CITY Wayne

O Dr. Michael Kirsch New Jersey Center for Oral Surgery

COUNTY Bergen

COUNTY Passaic

CITY Caldwell

P O

Ridge

P O

O Dr. Tara C. Plansky Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery CITY Randolph COUNTY Morris O Dr. Edward A. Rosenbaum Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery CITY Randolph COUNTY Morris O Dr. Michael D. Singer Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery CITY Randolph COUNTY Morris O Dr. Daniel Sullivan Warren Oral Surgery CITY Warren COUNTY Somerset O Dr. Amy Tanchyk Randolph Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery CITY Randolph COUNTY Morris COUNTY Morris

ORTHODONTICS P O Dr. Laurie Bovino Galitsis and Bovino CITY Westwood

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

CITY Medford COUNTY Burlington

COUNTY Morris

O

CITY Randolph COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. David Caggiano Caggiano Orthodontics CITY Parsippany COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Salvatore J. Carcara Carcara Orthodontics CITY Westwood COUNTY Bergen O Dr. Tina Chung Tina S. Chung, DMD, LLC CITY Clifton COUNTY Passaic P O Dr. Patrick Cuozzo, DDS Cuozzo Orthodontics CITY Lincroft COUNTY Monmouth P O Dr. Rupali Wadhwa, BDS, DMD, MS, Cert. Ortho Morristown Orthodontics CITY Morristown COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Essex

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PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY O Dr. Mary J. Burke Pediatric Dentistry of Union CITY Union COUNTY Union P O Dr. Jay Felsenstein Kids Dental Kare CITY Howell COUNTY Monmouth

Dr. Mary Jo McGuire Pediatric Dental Associates of Clinton O

O Dr. Richard Glenn Rosivack Pediatric Dentistry of Union

O Dr. Susan L. Goldfarb Dr. Susan L. Goldfarb

O Dr. Jerald Blum Jerald Blum, DMD

CITY Union

CITY Teaneck

CITY Highland

COUNTY Union

COUNTY Bergen

COUNTY Middlesex

O Dr. Irvin B. Sherman Shore Children's Dental Care

O Dr. Caryn Miller Dr. Caryn F. Miller, DMD

The Center for Better Smiles, LLC

CITY Avon

by the Sea

O Dr. Stephen Korson Summit Pediatric Dentistry CITY Summit COUNTY Union

Dr. Dennis Lam Gallery of Little Smiles P O

CITY Florham

Park COUNTY Morris

Dr. Ray Galvan

CITY Chatham

CITY Fair

COUNTY Monmouth

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Bergen

O Dr. Edward Sonnenberg Flanders Pediatric Dentistry

O Dr. Madalina Iorgulescu Dr. Madalina Iorgulescu, DMD

CITY Flanders

O Dr. Kathleen E. Nordman Dr. Kathleen E. Nordman, DMD, LLC

COUNTY Morris

CITY Denville

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Morris

PERIODONTICS

CITY Annandale COUNTY Hunterdon

O

Park

O Dr. Paul Barabas Dr. Paul A. Barabas, DDS

O Dr. Peter King Aesthetics + Prosthodontics Dentistry

CITY Denville

CITY Glen

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Bergen

COUNTY Bergen

CITY Millburn COUNTY Essex

CITY Morristown

Dr. Alan Rothstein A R Periodontics P O

CITY Ridgewood

O Dr. Bruce R. Barnhard Bruce R. Barnhard, DDS, FACP

Lawn

PROSTHODONTICS Dr. Charles H. Bloom The Center for Excellence in Dentistry O

CITY New

Rock

O Dr. Robert Martini Emerson Dental Associates CITY Emerson COUNTY Bergen

Brunswick

COUNTY Middlesex

THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY NJ TOP DENTISTS:

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ENDODONTICS

Dr. Joseph A. Battaglia - Wayne

Dr. Pamela Casperino - Totowa

Dr. Barry Dale - Tenafly

Dr. Thomas B. Allen - Fort Lee

Dr. Richard S. Baum - Liberty Corner

Dr. Vincent J. Castellano - Bloomfield

Dr. Greg Dalin - Manchester

Dr. Ronald Deblinger - Clifton

Dr. Karl Baumle - Avenel

Dr. Emanuel Catania - Mount Arlington

Dr. Robert Damurjian - West Long Branch

Dr. Vivian Graham - Jersey City

Dr. Nicholas Bencie - Vineland

Dr. Steven J. Cennamo - Colonia

Dr. David J. D'Apolito - Woodbridge

Dr. Herbert N. Gutentag - Red Bank

Dr. Glen P. Berkowitz - Summit

Dr. Tilun Chan - Englewood

Dr. Bruce T. Daudelin - Toms River

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Dr. Veronica Bikofsky - Newark

Dr. Zion H. Chen - Princeton Junction

Dr. Steven James Decasperis - Lebanon

Dr. Angela Aaron - Waldwick

Dr. Martin P. Bleckner - Summit

Dr. Alan Chenman - Linwood

Dr. Rosamina B. De La Rosa - Parsippany

Dr. Samantha Aaron - Livingston

Dr. Lawrence M. Bodenstein - Hasbrouck Heights

Dr. David W. Chetkin - Clifton

Dr. Carol DeGeorge - Lebanon

Dr. Nasir Abdellatif - Harrison

Dr. Navin Boggavarapu - Roselle

Dr. Dennis W. Chew - Marlton

Dr. Frederick W. DeNike - Emerson

Dr. Mario Agaliotis - Florham Park

Dr. Robert Bogossian - Englewood

Dr. Chester Chianese - Toms River

Dr. William J. Derkasch - Kenilworth

Dr. Jill Alenier - Red Bank

Dr. Anthony Bonura - Hasbrouck Heights

Dr. Anna M. Chin - Caldwell

Dr. Teresa DeStefano - Raritan

Dr. Bram K. Alster - Fair Lawn

Dr. Jonathon Bowden - New Brunswick

Dr. Michael Chopyk - Sewell

Dr. John B. Dibling - Manalapan

Dr. Jordan M. Alter - Bayonne

Dr. Laurence Bremmer - Mountainside

Dr. Geeta Choudhary - Ramsey

Dr. Denise DiBona - Red Bank

Dr. Boris Alvarez - Bloomfield

Dr. Michael Bronstein - Deptford

Dr. Christine Chung - Jersey City

Dr. Frank DiCicco - Wayne

Dr. Jennifer J. Argenziano - Flanders

Dr. Mitchell Brudno - Cherry Hill

Dr. Jerome Cohen - Budd Lake

Dr. Michael Dill - Scotch Plains

Dr. Michael Armento - Randolph

Dr. Alan Burton - Wayne

Dr. Vincent Colonna - Colonia

Dr. Patrick D. Discepola - West Long Branch

Dr. Kieran Aurori - Bayonne

Dr. Phillip Bushinger - Fanwood

Dr. John G. Colucci - Jersey City

Dr. Kenneth W. Donaldson - Lumberton

Dr. Melvin S. Babad - Hamilton

Dr. Charles M. Calantone - Parsippany

Dr. Paul J. Condello - Oakhurst

Dr. Gabriel Doria - Bayonne

Dr. Daya G. Bale - Avenel

Dr. Zelia Cannon - Sparta

Dr. Christopher John Connolly - Sewell

Dr. Dorothy Drain - Sicklerville

Dr. Polina Barenbaum - East Windsor

Dr. Brian J. Cardillo - Stratford

Dr. Vincent J. Corsello - Morristown

Dr. Olga Dubinsky - Linden

Dr. Robert Barone - Westwood

Dr. Richard J. Carrara - Morristown

Dr. Stephen Cosgriff - Woodridge

Dr. Heather Dubitsky - Hillsborough

Dr. George Barth - Sewell

Dr. Carly Carson - Cranford

Dr. Marc Cozzarin - Lawrenceville

Dr. Christopher Duddy - Towaco

Dr. Jorge A. Bastidas - Paterson

Dr. Charles A. Caruso - Sparta

Dr. Armando Cuppi - Mahwah

Dr. Steven Dultz - Gillette

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Dr. David R. Edenbaum - Voorhees

Dr. Drew S. Griffith - Washington

Dr. Choong Lee - Ewing

Dr. Joseph B. Pino - Mount Laurel

Dr. Chie Li Ee - Somers Point

Dr. Bruce J. Grimaldi - Summit

Dr. Joel E. Leizer - East Brunswick

Dr. James Pizzale - Basking Ridge

Dr. Matthew Eisenberg - Princeton

Dr. Richard Gryzmolowicz - Totowa

Dr. Jonathan Levy - West Long Branch

Dr. Sally-Jo Placa - Avenel

Dr. Mark W. Elice - Hazlet

Dr. Gene S. Guerino - Toms River

Dr. Hua-Yu (Steven) Liao - Lodi

Dr. Anna Pollatos - Somerset

Dr. Victoria Elikashvili - West Orange

Dr. Thomas J. Gulino - Clark

Dr. Frank P. Licato, Jr. - South Plainfield

Dr. Carrie Polster - Midland Park

Dr. Douglas S. Ely - Bound Brook

Dr. Victor Gut - Pleasantville

Dr. Tracy Lipson-Beck - Colonia

Dr. Judith S. Post - Bloomfield

Dr. Peter K. Eng - Denville

Dr. Joseph Haddad - Somerset

Dr. John P. Little - Sea Girt

Dr. Marc J. Pukenas - Egg Harbor Township

Dr. Howard Epstein - Woodbine

Dr. Scott I. Haimes - Ewing

Dr. Paul Lustiger - Jersey City

Dr. Gregorio Rago - Hillsborough

Dr. Angeli Estrella - New Milford

Dr. Arthur Haliczer - Cranford

Dr. David Magid - West Caldwell

Dr. John Raziano - Raritan

Dr. John H. Fagiloi - Brick

Dr. Neal Hammer - Freehold

Dr. Kenneth Magid - Harrison

Dr. Austin Rednor - Edison

Dr. Drew W. Fairweather - Bridgewater

Dr. Paul B. Hammond - West Berlin

Dr. George Malke - Saddle Brook

Dr. Timonthy P. Regan - Holdmel

Dr. Carmella Fanelle - Barrington

Dr. Mark J. H. Hannah - Spring Lake

Dr. Stephen Malki - River Edge

Dr. Thomas W. Reinhard - Whippany

Dr. Homa Faridnia - Basking Ridge

Dr. Kerin Heaney - Hackensack

Dr. Robert J. Martino - Clark

Dr. Dawn Rockwell - Hamilton

Dr. Fariba Farrokhi - South Orange

Dr. Mark Heiberger - East Brunswick

Dr. Michael Masella - West Caldwell

Dr. Bruce J. Roland - Somerset

Dr. Louis Feldman - Cape May

Dr. Kenneth Hilsen - River Edge

Dr. Joseph Mauriello - Fort Lee

Dr. Jerry Rosenberg - Jamesburg

Dr. Adam Feret - Westfield

Dr. Marco Holgado - Cherry Hill

Dr. Mike Mavrostomos - Bedminster

Dr. Craig Rosenthal - Garwood

Dr. David J. Ferguson - Montclair

Dr. W. Robert Howarth - North Plainfield

Dr. Mary Beth McCabe - Middletown

Dr. Nathan M. Rumore - Hackensack

Dr. Mark J. Ferraro - Barnegat

Dr. Clara M. Hyun - West Orange

Dr. Mark McCaffery - Madison

Dr. Mary Russo - Sea Girt

Dr. Benjamin Fierro - Cedar Grove

Dr. Mohammed W. Iqbal - Ridgewood

Dr. Darren A. McKeever - Pompton Plains

Dr. Scott Ruvo - Sparta

Dr. Bruce Fine - Wayne

Dr. Rachel Jacobs - Dumont

Dr. Robert McTaggart - Toms River

Dr. Darren Sacks - Newton

Dr. Mario S. Fiorentini - Highland Park

Dr. Jon Paul Jacquet - Millville

Dr. Jeffrey Mermelstein - Livingston

Dr. Robert Sacks - Oakhurst

Dr. David P. Fishberg - Freehold

Dr. James Jarotski - Wallington

Dr. Serge S. Moldavsky - Morristown

Dr. Joseph Sandberg - Marlton

Dr. Alla Fishbeyn - Branchburg

Dr. Pinali Javeri-Menon - Edison

Dr. Linda J. Molee - Freehold

Dr. Charanjit K. Sandhu - Linden

Dr. Deborah A. Flynn-Nyktas - Summit

Dr. Yosh Jefferson - Westhampton

Dr. Jon Molinare - Cedar Knolls

Dr. Barry Sandor - Freehold

Dr. Anna Folenta - Brick

Dr. Marko Jeftic - Turnersville

Dr. Sehoon Moon - Rutherford

Dr. William Schaefer - Belleville

Dr. Roy V. Forbes - Englewood

Dr. Kuma Kalaria - Kendall Park

Dr. David Moran - Manalapan

Dr. Marc D. Schlenoff - McAfee

Dr. Steven S. Forman - Warren

Dr. Nihal Kamel - Cranbury

Dr. Timothy Moriarty - Sea Girt

Dr. Gregg Schneider - Rahway

Dr. Thomas A. Foster - Cape May

Dr. Tatyana Kaminar - Wayne

Dr. Jeannette Morris - Turnersville

Dr. Herbet Schneider - Dumont

Dr. Bruce G. Freund - Englewood Cliffs

Dr. Christopher Kaplan - Randolph

Dr. Glen S. Moscowitz - Waldwick

Dr. Spencer Schwartz - Nutley

Dr. Elliot P. Frey - Wyckoff

Dr. Dawn Kelly - Atco

Dr. Mohana Muthukumaran - Lawrenceville

Dr. Steven Schwartz - Budd Lake

Dr. Mitchel Friedman - Lincroft

Dr. Shannon Keyes - Forked River

Dr. Lori M. Nasif - Fort Lee

Dr. Michael R. Schwarz - Plainfield

Dr. Gerald B. Frino, Jr. - Pompton Plains

Dr. Duk Kim - West Orange

Dr. Frank J. Navarro - Point Pleasant

Dr. Gregory Sclafani - Jackson

Dr. H. Craig Froonjian - Oradell

Dr. Adam Klein - Monroe Township

Dr. John Nazzaro - Matawan

Dr. Leonard Sclafani - Parsippany

Dr. Lisa N. Gallucci - Marlton

Dr. Brian Klohn - Lakehurst

Dr. Derek Noonan - Sparta

Dr. Chantal Scott-Alpizar - Westfield

Dr. Richard J. Gawarzewski - Berlin

Dr. David M. Klugman - Kenilworth

Dr. John R. Nosti - Mays Landing

Dr. Seyed Shahmehdi - Little Falls

Dr. Luciano Ghisalberti - North Bergen

Dr. Jonathan Koren – Raritan

Dr. Daniel O'Brien - Edison

Dr. David Shapiro - West Windsor

Dr. Gwen Giannina - Bayonne

Dr. Robert Korwin - Red Bank

Dr. James Occhipinti - Rahway

Dr. Godfrey P. Shelton - Newark

Dr. Harry J. Gilbert - West Creek

Dr. Jeffrey Koslow - Deptford

Dr. Joel Okon - Lindenwold

Dr. Jacob Shrayman - Verona

Dr. Alex Gildin - Passaic

Dr. Jeffrey M. Kranis - Nutley

Dr. Ernesta Parisi - Totowa

Dr. Neetika Shukla - East Brunswick

Dr. Iman Girgis - East Brunswick

Dr. Riki T. Kreitman - Highland Park

Dr. Falguni Patel - Edison

Dr. Christopher Shyne - North Arlington

Dr. Jan Gladstone - Union City

Dr. Matthew Krieger - Franklin Lakes

Dr. Kavita Patel - Colonia

Dr. Inna Silman - Manalapan

Dr. Jonathan A. Glatt - Lakewood

Dr. Albert Kurpis - Ridgewood

Dr. Peter M. Perera - North Haledon

Dr. Brian Silverman - Cranford

Dr. Howard Glazer - Fort Lee

Dr. Richard Lachenmayr - Alpha

Dr. Kristin B. Petulla - Marlton

Dr. David Silverstrom - Livingston

Dr. Jeffrey Gliksman - Bergenfield

Dr. William M. Lane - Haddonfield

Dr. Sandra D. Picazio - Cedar Grove

Dr. Gary Silverstrom - Livingston

Dr. Kimberly Goldenbaum - Cranford

Dr. Lauren Lapinski - Hillsborough

Dr. Robert Piccoli - Franklin Lakes

Dr. Stephen Sim - Princeton

Dr. Paula S. Gould - Englewood

Dr. Stephen Lashen - Denville

Dr. Barbara Piccolo - Jersey City

Dr. Joel D. Singer - Fort Lee

Dr. Daniel J. Grasso - Brick

Dr. Anthony LaTempa - Verona

Dr. Ellen Pikus-Katz - Manalapan

Dr. Brooke Skolnick - Newark

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Dr. Svetlana Smirnova - Flemington

Dr. Hasan R. Zaidi - Belmar

Dr. Adam Schulhof - Oradell

Dr. Steven Segal - Emerson

Dr. Edward J. Smith - Randolph

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Dr. Jeff Seiger - Newark

Dr. Seymour Semah - Brick

Dr. Vineet V. Sohoni - Florham Park

Dr. John Amato - West Orange

Dr. Nancy Villa - Old Bridge

Dr. Jeffrey Singer - Voorhees

Dr. Seth Solin - Fair Lawn

Dr. Dennis Barbieri - Hackensack

Dr. Danielle Zeifman - Florham Park

Dr. Jin Woo Song - Matawan

Dr. Donald Spitzer - Wayne

Dr. Nicholas Berardo - Ridgefield

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Dr. Elena Stavisky - Haddon Township

Dr. David P. St. Ledger - Montclair

Dr. Sean E. Bradley - Mercerville

Dr. Daniel J. Allen - Oakland

Dr. Steven Stern - Manalapan

Dr. Carol Stanton - Brick

Dr. Marianne Cifelli - Little Falls

Dr. Joseph A. Basilicato - Pompton Lakes

Dr. Ari Sugarman - Clifton

Dr. Ivan Stein - West Orange

Dr. Kenneth J. Colameo - Ridgefield

Dr. Mitchell Bayroff - Summit

Dr. Sidney Whitman - Hamilton Township

Dr. Mark Stenvall - Ledgewood

Dr. Mark Durante - Berkeley Heights

Dr. Cavan Brunsden - Old Bridge

Dr. Stacey Yandoli - West Deptford

Dr. Sharon Stern - Hoboken

Dr. Philip M. Echo - Nutley

Dr. Melissa Burruezo - Bedminster

PERIODONTICS

Dr. Edward J. Suchora - Saddle Brook

Dr. Ronald Federman - Englewood

Dr. Jorge H. Caceda - North Brunswick

Dr. Jeffrey L. Flamme - Summit

Dr. James Susack - Pennsville

Dr. Marc I. Feldman - Freehold

Dr. Christina Carter - Summit

Dr. Leslie Ann Furie - Manalapan

Dr. Michael H. Sutton - Bloomfield

Dr. John Frattellone - Lincroft

Dr. Dianna Champion - Cherry Hill

Dr. Louis Galiano - Verona

Dr. Stephen Tabori - South River

Dr. Philip R. Geron - Westfield

Dr. Mark Danbe - Closter

Dr. David A. Goldberg - North Plainfield

Dr. Joseph Terranova - Hazlet

Dr. Shahin Ghobadi - Wayne

Dr. Helen DeSimone - Totowa

Dr. Steven Goldstein - North Bergen

Dr. Jeffrey S. Thaller - Westfield

Dr. Stephen Glawson, Sr. - Toms River

Dr. Darryl Engel - Oradell

Dr. Jeffrey M. Gordon - River Edge

Dr. Susan Toni - Metuchen

Dr. Ronen Gold - Westfield

Dr. Mary Flanagan - Scotch Plains

Dr. Cheryl Goren Robins - Millburn

Dr. Thomas Torre - Nutley

Dr. Arthur Greenwald - Edison

Dr. Dawn Forbes - Monmouth Junction

Dr. Marc E. Gordon - Eatontown

Dr. Gary N. Tozzi - Jackson

Dr. William Ranucci - Montclair

Dr. Kerry Gallagher - Manalapan

Dr. Anne C. Hartnett - Montclair

Dr. Jeffrey Turner - Somerdale

Dr. Howard J. Sosna - Newton

Dr. Sally Guerrasio - Little Silver

Dr. Christopher Jones - West Caldwell

Dr. J. Craig Tyl - Princeton

Dr. Warren Torchinsky - Maple Shade

Dr. Richard Heinowitz - Manalapan

Dr. John P. Kukucka - Manasquan

Dr. Elena Tysmbalova - Paramus

Dr. Nathan Wuebbels - Hackensack

Dr. Rachel Hoffman - East Brunswick

Dr. Amy Planz - Hillsborough

Dr. Gary Vander Vliet - Hackettstown

ORTHODONTICS

Dr. Stephen Hoffman - East Brunswick

PROSTHODONTICS

Dr. Robert S. Varcoe - North Arlington

Dr. Arthur Appel - Manalapan

Dr. Jocelyn Jeffries-Bruno - Avon by the Sea

Dr. Trudy M. Burke - Scotch Plains

Dr. Mariam Vaziri - Summit

Dr. Joseph Arvay - Morristown

Dr. Bryan Johnson - Wayne

Dr. John J. Corino - New Providence

Dr. Douglas Veenstra - Midland Park

Dr. Michael Arvystas - Denville

Dr. Dami Kim - Hackensack

Dr. Michael R. Cortese - Princeton

Dr. Eric Veenstra - Midland Park

Dr. Steven Asanza - Toms River

Dr. Michael Lateiner - Newton

Dr. Kenneth N. Feiler - River Edge

Dr. Sharon M. Verdinelli - Mantua

Dr. Howard B. Bobrow - Denville

Dr. Martin MacDermott - Old Bridge

Dr. Stephen I. Hudis - Princeton

Dr. Lillian Vidal - Englewood

Dr. Edward Boim - Ocean

Dr. Nadia Majeed - Springfield

Dr. Leslie A. Klardie - New Providence

Dr. Jeremy Vince-Cruz - Belvidere

Dr. Ileana Cavanagh - Colts Neck

Dr. Aaron Mannella - Randolph

Dr. Robert Weiner - Princeton

Dr. Charles Wahl - Collingswood

Dr. Michael J. Chung - Freehold

Dr. Gregory D. McGann - West Deptford

Dr. Daniel Walenjus - Manasquan

Dr. Gregory Coakley - Little Silver

Dr. Melvin Miller - Morristown

Dr. James D. Walter - Montville

Dr. Gwen Cohen - Mahwah

Dr. Michael Neiman - Lyndhurst

Dr. Mark L. Waltzer - Cherry Hill

Dr. Louis B. Conte - Red Bank

Dr. Rosalie P. Nguyen - Edgewater

Dr. Jeffrey Wechsler - Mahwah

Dr. Karen DeSimone - Pennington

Dr. Liya Ostrow - Freehold

Dr. David M. Weedon - Bridgewater

Dr. Barbara Fodero - Chatham

Dr. Francine J. Paladino - Cherry Hill

Dr. Stacy Weedon - Bridgewater

Dr. Scott Gersch - Westfield

Dr. Argiro Papandrikos - Tenafly

Dr. Robert E. Weger - Convent Station

Dr. Glenn Goldstein - Somerset

Dr. Frederic Paperth - Manasquan

Dr. Marc J. Weinberger - Bordentown

Dr. Bernard Gorkowitz - Hasbrouck Heights

Dr. Cynthia Pattison - Ridgewood

Dr. Martin L. Weinstock - West Long Branch

Dr. Andrew Hoch - Matawan

Dr. Lisset Penton - Morristown

Dr. Ali N. Weiselberg - Fort Lee

Dr. Ari Krug - Lakewood

Dr. Philip J. Pistolas - Sparta

Dr. Gary M. Wheeler - Lakewood

Dr. Robert Lorino - Belleville

Dr. Erin M. Power - Scotch Plains

Dr. Karen Winterfield-Dodds - Lawrenceville

Dr. Seth Margulies - Perth Amboy

Dr. Suzy H. Press - Morristown

Dr. Qingyou Yan - Maywood

Dr. Roger Nettune - Basking Ridge

Dr. Purnima Rathi-Hernandez - Fair Lawn

Dr. Leonard Yee - Piscataway

Dr. Randall W. Nunn - Toms River

Dr. Jason Rosenfeld - Butler

Dr. David P. Young - Kingston

Dr. Jason Rothenberg - Madison

Dr. Matt Safari - Little Silver

Dr. Robert Young - Manahawkin

Dr. Tara Savage - Old Bridge

Dr. Frank P. Scartozzi - Closter

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