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Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta Elena Tsymbalova George J. Schmidt, Jr. Linda E. Stone Sunita Merriman Edward Romano Marlen Martirossian Patrick Cuozzo Rupali Wadhwa Ira Goldberg Steven Tuckman & Matthew Kayne Mark J. Gleckner Jill S. Brueckner Michael Liberto Jeannette Glass Dennis Lam Lawrence Kaplan Alan Rothstein Fredric A. Lubit Mary K. Russo & John P. Little Louis Theodorou Kevin D. Marshall Peter Ciampi Lisa D. Rangel Joseph DelPrete Laurence C. Breiterman Salvatore J. Carcara Michael Migdal Andrew Spector Michael Gruber Robert Korwin Eugene A. Isola, III Gustavo A. Garces Jay Felsenstein Edward R. Rockford Hal H. Kimowitz & Adam S. Kimowitz Dennis G. Coyle Timothy P. Regan Paul L. Dionne Clara Hyun Arthur G. Scheiner David Jin Lea Grand Robert S. Rosenfeld Charanjit K. Sandhu Jay Schuster Scott J. Chanin David P. Young Riki T. Kreitman Jeffrey M. Falduto Anthony J. Vocaturo & Donald P. Lapine William H. Stiles Peter Eng Sandra Picazio Michael Masella Homa Faridnia Patricia DeSalvo Luciano Ghisalberti Yvonne Callas Judith Mamah Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta Elena Tsymbalova George J. Schmidt, Jr. Linda E. Stone Sunita Merriman Edward Romano Marlen Martirossian Patrick Cuozzo Rupali Wadhwa Ira Goldberg Steven Tuckman & Matthew Kayne Mark J. Gleckner Jill S. Brueckner Michael Liberto Jeannette Glass Dennis Lam Lawrence Kaplan Alan Rothstein Fredric A. Lubit Mary K. Russo & John P. Little Louis Theodorou Kevin D. Marshall Peter Ciampi Lisa D. Rangel Joseph DelPrete Laurence C. Breiterman Salvatore J. Carcara Michael Migdal Andrew Spector Michael Gruber Robert Korwin Eugene A. Isola, III Gustavo A. Garces Jay Felsenstein Edward R. Rockford Hal H. Kimowitz & Adam S. Kimowitz Dennis G. Coyle Timothy P. Regan Paul L. Dionne Clara Hyun Arthur G. Scheiner David Jin Lea Grand Robert S. Rosenfeld Charanjit K. Sandhu Jay Schuster Scott J. Chanin David P. Young Riki T. Kreitman Jeffrey M. Falduto Anthony J. Vocaturo & Donald P. Lapine William H. Stiles Peter Eng Sandra Picazio Michael Masella Homa Faridnia Patricia DeSalvo Luciano Ghisalberti Yvonne Callas Judith Mamah Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta Elena Tsymbalova George J. Schmidt, Jr. Linda E. Stone Sunita Merriman Edward Romano Marlen Martirossian Patrick Cuozzo Rupali Wadhwa Ira Goldberg Steven Tuckman & Matthew Kayne Mark J. Gleckner Jill S. Brueckner Michael Liberto Jeannette Glass Dennis Lam Lawrence Kaplan Alan Rothstein Fredric A. Lubit Mary K. Russo & John P. Little Louis Theodorou Kevin D. Marshall Peter Ciampi Lisa D. Rangel Joseph DelPrete Laurence C. Breiterman Salvatore J. Carcara Michael Migdal Andrew Spector Michael Gruber Robert Korwin Eugene A. Isola, III Gustavo A. Garces Jay Felsenstein Edward R. Rockford Hal H. Kimowitz & Adam S. Kimowitz Dennis G. Coyle Timothy P. Regan Paul L. Dionne Clara Hyun Arthur G. Scheiner David Jin Lea Grand Robert S. Rosenfeld Charanjit K. Sandhu Jay Schuster Scott J. Chanin David P. Young Riki T. Kreitman Jeffrey M. Falduto Anthony J. Vocaturo & Donald P. Lapine William H. Stiles Peter Eng Sandra Picazio Michael Masella Homa Faridnia

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DENNIS G. COYLE, DMD, FAGD

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LUCIANO GHISALBERTI, DMD, MAGD, FACD, FICD

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LEA GRAND, DMD

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PRINCIPAL M. COVIELLO DIRECTOR, MARKETING & CLIENT RELATIONS CRISTINA MENDEZ MARKETING COORDINATOR JESSICA DIETRICH CLIENT RELATIONS CHERRY DUMAPIT ANGEL FLEET STEPHANIE LOPEZ HEALTHY LIVING IS PUBLISHED BY: NJ Top Docs and produced by MOD Media, LLC 973-249-6157 ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS David Caggiano, DMD, MS Peter E. Ciampi, DDS, MAGD Ira Goldberg, DDS, FAGD, MICOI Jeffrey S. Gosin, MD, FACS Michael Gruber, DMD, FAGD Robert A. Kayal, MD, FAAOS Matthew Kaufman, MD, FACS Paul Kovatis, MD Sammy Masri, MD Donald Putman, MD, FAAC Norman San Agustin, MD, FACS Jennifer Shaw-Brachfeld, MD, FAAP Susan L. Treiser, MD, PhD James C. Wittig, MD William F. Ziegler, DO It is with great pride and appreciation that we present our advisory board members. Advisory board members do not select, review or approve individual doctors and/or practices. Their focus is reviewing our methodology (how we select a “Top Doctor” and/or “Top Dentist”) and approving our process.


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Everyone wants to know more about the dentist they are considering. While personal recommendations are certainly valuable, most people want to know about a dentist’s credentials and experience as well. That’s where NJ Top Dentists comes in. “Patients essentially meet their dentist in our magazine or on our site NJTopDentists.com before they even schedule their appointment,” says Cristina Mendez, Director of Marketing & Client Relations. “The custom provider webpages on our website answer the most frequently asked patient questions, all in one convenient resource.” To be featured in the magazine and/or profiled on the site, each dentist must qualify and is extensively screened and approved. These providers were chosen based on a number of criteria, including but not limited to: • Verified dental licenses and credentials • Years in practice • Review of malpractice insurance • Continuing education requirements • Patient reviews • Awards and accomplishments “Peer-to-peer selection is not used in our process. Each dentist featured has earned approval based on merit,” says Ms. Mendez. So take a look for yourself. While all the dentists listed in the approved directory have passed NJ Top Dentists’ rigorous review, many of the providers also have an advertorial in the magazine and/or custom webpages online. Custom client webpages detail a provider’s education, training, services provided, hours of operation, insurance information and more invaluable info. NJ Top Dentists is a division of USA Top Docs, which features approved Top Doctors and Dentists. For more information or to submit an application to be reviewed, please visit: • www.NJTopDocs.com • www.NJTopDentists.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 COSMETIC AND RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Passaic AREA OF PRACTICE: Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

Advanced Dental Techniques

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t Advanced Dental Techniques in Wayne, NJ, Laurence Breiterman, DMD, MAGD produces age reversing beautiful smiles with comprehensive dentistry. He has learned many of his exceptional techniques from the world leaders in cosmetic dentistry, diagnosis and treatment of occlusal problems, TMJ diagnostics and management, endodontics, implants and full mouth restoration. Dr. Breiterman has completed nearly 3,000 hours of continuing education courses, which has allowed him to further expand his scope of knowledge to provide his patients with the best care. In addition to this vast knowledge and extensive training, Dr. Breiterman has earned the title of Master of the Academy of General Dentistry. Less than 1 percent of all dentists in the United States earn this recognition. He also has received letters of thanks from former NJ governor Jon Corzine and NJ congress representative Robert Roe, and received the Lifelong Service Recognition Award in 2012, which fewer than 250 dentists worldwide hold. Dr. Breiterman is extremely pleased to offer patients highcaliber services including cosmetic, periodontal, endodontic, oral

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surgery, sedation dentistry and other quality treatments not found at many other dental offices. He is proud to help fearful patients and those with diseased mouths overcome difficult obstacles and restore their mouth with beautiful, healthy smiles. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. One of the services that patients appreciate most is our ability to do sedation dentistry. It allows even the most anxious patients to finally enjoy the benefits of having a healthy mouth. Patients who have been avoiding dentistry for years because they are fearful can now relax and get not only the treatment they need, but also the services they want. We offer several services to our patients that are not found in most practices. A few years ago we became one of the very few practices nationwide to offer the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure or LANAP. It has revolutionized the thought process on treating gum and bone disease. The focus of periodontal therapy has always been to amputate diseased tissue, but this process focuses more on trying to treat the disease without cutting away


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tissue and bone. It uses a specialized laser and a patented no-cut, no-stitch technique to treat gum disease. In some cases, we can actually regrow some of the diseased tissue and bone. Are you using any new technology in your office? We are now fabricating same-day crowns with our Planmeca E4D scanning and milling system for crowns. This helps us save patients time while allowing us to customize our work with greater detail. In addition we use the Millennium Dental Technologies PerioLase to perform LANAP for our patients. Other advanced technology includes digital x-rays, comfort control syringes, needle-free anesthesia, sedation dentistry, precision dentistry, electric handpieces, laser dentistry, gum disease laser therapy, laser smile, Zoom! whitening, digital imaging, intraoral cameras, T-scan electronic bite adjustments and VELscope for oral cancer screenings. What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? The most common misconception that I find among my patients has been that they are misinformed about a variety of aspects in dentistry. If we can do anything to help them learn about good oral care and how to keep their teeth for a lifetime, we will take the time and make the effort to do so. We often find that the cheapest dentistry is the dentistry that you only have to do once. Even if it costs a little more the first time around, if it doesn’t need to get redone every few years, then it is truly less expensive and worthwhile. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. Over the years, our relationships with our patients have become very personal. Many of our patients are with us for decades, and

as such we tend to get to know them very well. We’ve been able to establish and keep such long-lasting, trusting relationships by always having open and honest conversation. When patients need us, we are always there and we always try to do the best dentistry available anywhere. The staff really caters to the desires of patients, and of course having a comfort menu with fun things like hand paraffin treatments and home-baked goods doesn’t hurt either.

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What’s in store for you and your practice? In the future, Advanced Dental Techniques plans to always be at the forefront of emerging technologies and procedures. As new procedures are developed, we will be there learning about them in depth. As new technologies emerge, the Advanced Dental Techniques team will be there to help introduce them to our patients. We have been, and will always be, committed to providing our patients with the best possible outcomes and the best experiences that we can.

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What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? I think that it is important for a patient to choose a dentist based on his or her training and on his or her skill set. It is important to have a dentist who can really analyze and treat a great variety of dental issues. One of my mentors once told me that the untrained dentist doesn’t know what they don’t know. Only by constant training and education can dentists learn to understand the complexities of dental disease and the relationship between seemingly unrelated issues. I also think that it is important for dentists to have empathy for their patients. Doctors need to be able to relate to their patients’ individual wants and needs.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey L.D. Pankey Institute Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association and the New Jersey Dental Association

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

Laurence C. Breiterman, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

1211 Hamburg Turnpike, Suite 305 Wayne, NJ 07470

PHONE

(973) 988-4885

WEBSITE www.AdvancedDentalTechniques.com

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Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey

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r. Edward Romano’s practice, Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey, is one of the top cosmetic dental practices in the state, offering patients high-quality services and a friendly environment. Located in Morristown, NJ, Dr. Romano’s office serves as a one-stop shop to minimize patients’ stress of being referred to an unfamiliar outside specialist. Instead, Aesthetic Smiles brings the specialists directly to the patients so they can receive treatments right in the comfort of Dr. Romano’s office. In an effort to alleviate the stress of anyone who walks through his front door, Dr. Romano has transformed his “typical” dentist office into a tranquil setting that resembles a luxury hotel. He wants to assure patients that they are not only in good hands, but are also provided with high-quality care in a serene setting. He utilizes state-of-theart equipment including smile makeover technology, which shows a patient what their smile would look like if they were to get work done on it. Dr. Romano also offers other premium services such as sedation dentistry, periodontal care, noninvasive wrinkle eraser lasers and implant dentistry, to name just a few. Making appearances on Dateline NBC and WPIX news, Dr. Romano’s skillsets are valued by his patients as well as other dentists. In fact, Dr. Romano regularly teaches other dentists cosmetic dentistry techniques at places such as the Morristown Medical Center. Dr. Romano is a provider who cares deeply for all of his patients, and his patient reviews attest to this. He ensures that his office is warm and inviting and all treatments are affordable. He even has a multilingual staff so he can treat patients for whom English is not their primary language. Dr. Romano truly believes that everyone should have the best smile they can possibly have.

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How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? At Aesthetic Smiles, we ensure specialized care to our patients by providing individualized treatment plans that are catered specifically to each patient’s individual needs. We have specialists either on staff or who are affiliated with the office that can help diagnose and treat patients no matter how simple or complex their treatment plan is. Aesthetic Smiles also retains board certified anesthesiologists for those patients that require sleep dentistry to fulfill the journey to complete oral health. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. We provide a variety of unique services for our patients including CEREC 3D technology and porcelain crowns and onlays, which can be made and completed in just one visit with no temporaries to go home with. We also use iTero digital impressions, lasers for minor gum procedures, implants, digital radiography to ensure the lowest dose of x-rays, and sleep apnea treatments so the patient does not have to travel to a hospital overnight. What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? The most common misconception is concern about pain and cost. At Aesthetic Smiles, we offer so many options in pain control that no patient should ever have a terrible experience. Cost is a factor patients are also concerned with. We always offer more than one good option at different price points. The patient decides what their budget is and we go from there. We understand that patients need to know they can comfortably afford their care. We also offer a five-year guarantee on all treatment completed as long as the patient maintains annual checkups.

Are you using any new technology in your office? We have a variety of new technology that we have outfitted our office with, including CEREC 3D, iTero digital impressions, x-rays, and digital radiography. In 2016, Aesthetic Smiles will introduce the TruDenta system. This high-tech piece of equipment will allow us to treat patients with TMJ and migraine headache syndrome. We are excited to expand our services to help even more patients overcome pain that originally stems from mouth issues. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. The patient-doctor relationship is a very personal one. Patients put their trust in us to do the best we can as if we were treating members of our own family. That is what we believe is the correct way to treat every patient. If it were my wife, mother, father or child, how would we treat them? Finally, we just like to develop a rapport with patients that is friendly and welcoming. We have multilingual doctors at our office to accommodate those who may need translators. We want to help as many patients as possible achieve their best smile. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? There are three questions a patient should ask before committing to a doctor. First, do I trust my doctor and believe he/she will have my best interests at heart? Secondly, will the doctor and staff deliver on the promises they make? And finally, do you feel good and safe going there? If you can answer yes to all of those questions and you are happy with your smile, condition and overall health, then the patient will be fine.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Georgetown University School of Dentistry Sustaining Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Current Attending and Teacher and Lecturer at Morristown Medical Center on Cosmetic Dentistry Past Visiting Faculty, Aesthetic Continuum at NYU The Aesthetic Epitome, Charlotte, N.C. Past Lecturer on Dental Lasers at ADA National Meeting, New York Dental Meeting, Nationally for Premier Laser Company Past Lecturer for Patterson Dental on the CEREC 3

SERVICES Smile Makeover Teeth Whitening Laser Dentistry Composite Bonding Inlay and Onlays Non-Invasive Wrinkle Eraser Invisalign® Laser Gum Recontouring Composite Fillings Implant Dentistry Dental Bridges Dental Crown Periodontal CEREC® iTero™ Sedation Dentistry Laser Dentistry General Care

Edward A. Romano, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

310 Madison Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960

PHONE

(973) 285-5480

WEBSITE www.ASNJ.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 ORTHODONTICS

VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Monmouth AREA OF PRACTICE: Orthodontics

Cuozzo Orthodontics

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s an orthodontist who cares for his patients tremendously, Dr. Patrick Cuozzo has only one goal in mind: to keep braces on for the least amount of time. “Treatments that start too early result in braces needing to be worn too long or having to be done twice,” he says. The combination of Dr. Cuozzo’s proficiency and highly trained staff, plus top-of-the-line technology, guarantees patients receive the best orthodontics results every time. A parent of four children, Dr. Cuozzo knows the anxiety braces can cause a child. This is why he has successfully created a stress-free environment at his office. While patients wait to be examined, they can play video games with other patients instead of sitting around worrying about their next treatment. Dr. Cuozzo’s office is also open and spacious, so children can interact with one another to help lessen anxiety. However, the most important element of creating a relaxing atmosphere is outfitting the office with nurturing staff members who add to the warm and inviting environment. “Keeping kids relaxed starts with the staff,” says Dr. Cuozzo. “My staff is spectacular.” Creating a relaxing and warm environment is not all that Dr. Cuozzo does to ensure his practice is running efficiently. He also utilizes high-grade equipment, including a brand-new 3D dental x-ray system, so he can perform all orthodontic treatments with ease. Because of his exceptional skills, Dr. Cuozzo has received many accolades including Diplomate on the American Board of Orthodontics, and often contributes to the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Cuozzo wants parents to know that he and his staff will go the extra mile to ensure that their child is cared for from the moment they step into his office, until the moment they have their braces removed.

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What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? Most people believe that orthodontics is a service for children and young adults. Here at Cuozzo Orthodontics, we see people of all ages who are interested in orthodontic care. Whether we are correcting a cross bite or our patients are looking to obtain a perfect smile, orthodontic treatment is for all ages and can be completely life changing! How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? Cuozzo Orthodontics takes a conservative approach to treatment. We have one main goal in mind, which is to have our patients in treatment for the least amount of time possible. We do not want to compromise an excellent orthodontic result for any of our patients. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Both of our offices, in Lincroft and Sea Girt, are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, which allows our patients the convenience of fewer appointments and a decrease in discomfort. We have a system in place for our patients to receive email or text message appointment reminders to help with their busy schedules. Parents can also access their children’s files through an online portal. Are you using any new technology in your office? We are one of the few orthodontists in the area to utilize the innovative 3D dental x-ray system. This technology allows the doctor to obtain a more precise, high-clarity image which in turn allows an extraordinarily accurate diagnosis.

What’s in store for you and your practice? Cuozzo Orthodontics hopes to continue to be on the cutting-edge of orthodontics by implementing scientifically proven stateof-the-art procedures such as the newest computer/3D technology. My staff and I are committed to training and team building seminars centered on customer service and efficiency to continue to provide the best possible care to our patients. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing an orthodontist? In my opinion, it is most imporant to choose a licensed orthodontist who meets the criteria and has completed advanced training. If they have the necessary training, you know that they will provide safe and effective services. Look for orthodontic board certifications and orthodontic association memberships. A great place to start your search is www. braces.org. Even further, it is important to always meet with the doctor and staff to ensure that you feel it will be a good fit for you. You want to ensure they can provide you with all aspects of your treatment. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. Our patients are most important to us. Our goal is to exceed all of our patients’ expectations in treatments as well as in customer service. From the initial call to our office, our friendly staff members treat everyone like the important individual they are. We understand that orthodontics is a long-term commitment. Due to this fact, we look to establish long-lasting relationships with all of our patients and their family members.

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

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

Patrick Cuozzo, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

4 Swimming River Road Lincroft, NJ 07738

OTHER ADDRESS

548 Washington Blvd. Sea Girt, NJ 08750

PHONE

(732) 747-3466

WEBSITE www.4StraightTeeth.com

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ORTHODONTICS

Carcara Orthodontics required amount of continuing education each year and believe my patients deserve the most advanced care.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Fairleigh Dickinson University, Summa Cum Laude University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Presidential Scholar

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. I use an iTero and Lythos scanner, which take highly accurate digital models of your teeth and jaws, eliminating the need for messy and uncomfortable impressions. The digital models we create are then used to create custom computer designed braces, wires and aligners that are unique for each patient, which helps reduce treatment time and discomfort, and ensure a custom smile is designed for each of our patients.

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine State University of New York at Buffalo, Graduate School of Oral Medicine Member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Gamma Pi Delta, American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Bergen County Dental Society and the Pascack Valley Dental Study Club and Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics

SERVICES Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics for Children and Adults Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® Insignia® Digital Custom Braces Digital Impressions Class II and III Correction Appliances Expansion/Habit Appliances Space Maintainers/Retainers Treatment for the Correction of the Following: Crossbite Openbite Overbite Overjet Underbite Impacted Teeth Crowding of the Teeth Spacing of the Teeth

Salvatore J. Carcara DMD, MS MAIN ADDRESS

381 Broadway, Suite 41 Westwood, NJ 07675

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

(201) 664-4443

WEBSITE www.CarcaraOrthodontics.com

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r. Salvatore J. Carcara is a board-certified orthodontist with practices in Westwood and Allendale, NJ. Prior to completing his specialty in orthodontics, he finished a one-year general practice residency program with training in all aspects of dentistry. Dr. Carcara is considered an exceptional expert in his field, and he has been published in orthodontic literature and cited in lectures worldwide for his research on long-term retention of orthodontic treatment. He’s dedicated to continuing his education and providing the most advanced orthodontic care with the latest techniques. How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? I have earned the distinction of Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, which means I am board-certified. This signifies my pursuit of continued excellence in orthodontics. I complete more than the

What’s the most common misconception among your patients regarding orthodontic care? There are two big misconceptions I see. First, two-phase treatment does not mean braces twice. The first phase is the interceptive phase or “jaw moving phase” designed to improve the jaw alignment and bite in poorly growing children. The second is that “all orthodontic and Invisalign treatment are the same.” This isn’t true at all. In my opinion, a specialist in orthodontics is best suited to provide orthodontic treatment. Also, there are both artistic and scientific aspects to orthodontics, and selecting an orthodontist who listens to your concerns and develops a customized treatment plan and smile design for you is crucial to obtaining a beautiful result and maintaining that result. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. Known as “the neighborhood orthodontist,” we support our patients both in the office and in their communities by providing school talks, donations to local organizations they’re members of, donations to schools they attend and sponsoring activities they participate in. Our patients are “more than just a name on a chart.” They become part of our family.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Dennis G. Coyle, DMD, FAGD

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r. Dennis Coyle strives to deliver outstanding service at his Madison, NJ office where he practices general and cosmetic dentistry. Since 2003, he has achieved the status of a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, an honor earned by less than 7 percent of general dentists nationally. To ensure he delivers exceptional service, Dr. Coyle commits to attending continuing education courses on a variety of different topics to further his knowledge. His pursuit of education, state-of-the-art technology and modern techniques has created beautiful smiles.

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Notre Dame Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry Spear Education Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education

SERVICES General and Preventative Dentistry TMJ Therapy Nightguards for Bruxism (Teeth Grinding) Snoring and Sleep Apnea Therapy CEREC Crowns Root Canals

How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? The office spends a considerable amount of time training, learning and implanting new techniques and technology. We are able to offer a broad range of services to our patients. Additionally, having been on staff at several area hospitals (previously at Overlook Hospital and currently at Morristown Memorial), I am in contact with the finest specialists in the northern New Jersey area. Should a problem arise where a patient needs to be seen by a specialist, we have a seamless transition with specialists that I have known and worked with for over 20 years. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Recently, we added two new exciting services to the practice. The first is Propel Orthodontics, a technique that reduces the traditional Invisalign treatment in half. The second new service is Spectra Imaging. This product is an early cavity detecting device that employs Doppler technology to differentiate decay in its earliest stages. Once detected, the decay is removed and a more conservative restoration can be placed.

Dentures and Partials Dental Implants Full Mouth Reconstructions

What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? A common public misconception is that dentistry is still a painful procedure. Great strides have been made in addressing patient comfort during the past 20 years. Stronger antibiotics as well as improved local and topical anesthetics have diminished discomfort levels. Also, the addition of conscious sedation, nitrous oxide and other advanced techniques enhances the overall patient experience. Are you using any new technology in your office? Currently, we offer the VELscope, an oral cancer screening device used during hygiene appointments, as well as intraoral cameras and CEREC technology, which allows us to scan and mill crowns and ceramic onlays in a single appointment.

Dennis G. Coyle, DMD, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS 8 Shunpike Road Madison, NJ 07940

PHONE

(973) 966-6555

WEBSITE www.CoyleDentistry.com

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Joseph F. DelPrete, DMD How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? My team and I are strongly dedicated to a higher standard of care, which includes advanced training and education, access to modern materials and technologies, and higher standards from our dental labs. All our patients receive individualized service.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Booth Memorial Medical Center in New York City Member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. We have recently added oral appliance therapy for snoring and sleep apnea. There are surprising health risks linked to sleep apnea. Our oral sleep appliance is a comfortable, easy-to-wear solution to help you sleep better during the night and wake up more refreshed for the day.

SERVICES Porcelain Veneers Dental Implants Crowns and Bridges Cosmetic Fillings Root Canal Therapy Teeth Whitening Invisalign Periodontal Treatment Extractions Dentures Botox Snoring/Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance

A Joseph F. DelPrete, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

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Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417 (201) 891-1171

WEBSITE www.DrDelPrete.com

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fter graduating summa cum laude and as valedictorian of of his class at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Joseph DelPrete opened his state-of-the-art dental practice in Franklin Lakes, NJ. For the past 20 years, Dr. DelPrete has focused his practice on the science and art of aesthetic dentistry. He and his staff are passionate about helping patients achieve a beautiful and captivating smile that is perfect for each individual. Dr. DelPrete offers a full array of cosmetic services including porcelain veneers, Invisalign, dental implants and teeth whitening, as well as root canal therapy, periodontal treatment and crowns and bridges.

What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? We are looking forward to moving into our new state-of-the-art office at 777 Franklin Avenue in Franklin Lakes. We will continue to provide our exemplary patient care with the latest cutting edge technology in a relaxing environment. We are excited to welcome all existing and new patients to stop in and take a look. Describe the doctor-patient relationship at your office. I treat patients as I would my closest friends and family members. I am happy to take the time to answer questions, discuss goals and address concerns. I never rush an appointment and I am always accessible to my patients by cell phone.


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s one of the dentists at Dental 2000 in Totowa, NJ, Dr. Lawrence Kaplan knew that patients were scared of going to the dentist. Because of this, he made it his mission to deliver pain-free dental services. With over 40 years of experience in the field, Dr. Kaplan provides care, comfort and much more to all of his patients. His office has a spa-like atmosphere and offers delicious treats and paraffin treatments so patients can feel relaxed whenever they have an appointment. He explains, “My purpose was to have a healthy mouth and healthy body based on four principles: to get teeth functioning so that you can enjoy food, to make sure your teeth are comfortable, not sensitive to temperature or joint pain, to enhance your self-esteem through cosmetic dentistry, and to give your teeth longevity so they last a lifetime.” Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Some of the unique services we offer in our spa-like dental environment are fresh fruit, international coffee, herbal tea, heated neck pillows, paraffin treatments, conscious sedation dentistry and accommodating business hours including evenings and weekends. We specialize in a pain-free experience, having all our specialists under one roof. There is no aspect of dentistry that we cannot provide, making the experience comfortable, efficient and convenient. What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? The most common misconception I have found after practicing for over 40 years is that dentistry has to hurt. I am committed to disproving this notion. Dentistry does not have to hurt. The fear of going to the dentist can actually ruin people’s lives, and it doesn’t have to be that way anymore.

EDUCATION + TRAINING New York University, Dental School American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Academy of Facial Esthetics Life Member of the American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry Doctor of Conscious Sedation Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree Passaic County Dental Society

SERVICES Pain-Free and Oral Conscious Sedation Dentistry Cosmetic and Candlelight Spa Dentistry Nonsurgical Laser Periodontal Therapy Implants, Crowns and Lifelike Bridges Invisalign Root Canal Therapy Zoom! Teeth Whitening Snap Dental Cosmetic Imaging No Needle, No Drill Laser Dentistry

What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? The most important qualities that patients should look for when choosing a dentist is one who truly cares for patients, has integrity, is trustworthy and doesn’t judge them. Are you using any new technology in your office? Fearful patients no longer have to suffer from dental anxiety. If patients have been putting off years of dental work, conscious sedation provides a safe and comfortable way to eliminate pain and anxiety and literally changes a patient’s life. We also offer Snap Dental Cosmetic Imaging, Invisalign, Picasso Soft Tissue Laser, Kavo Diagno and Whisper Jet Abrasion, a minimally invasive technique used to remove tooth decay safely and quickly.

Piccaso Soft Tissue Laser Kavo Diagnodent - Laser Cavity Detector Whisper Jet Air Abrasion Same-Day Emergency Dental Care Convenient Evening and Saturday Appointments

Lawrence Kaplan, DDS Dental 2000 MAIN ADDRESS 360 Route 46 East Totowa, NJ 07512

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(973) 890-0600

WEBSITE www.Dental2000NJ.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Denville Dentists (Morris-Essex Hybridge Implants) EDUCATION + TRAINING Dr. Hal Kimowitz: Misch Institute of Implant Dentistry Post-Graduate GP Program for Periodontics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Residency Training in General Practice at Newark Beth Israel Dr. Adam Kimowitz: Rutgers School of Dental Medicine - PostGraduate Implant Maxicourse Program Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Fellow of the International College of Oral Implantologists

SERVICES Dental Implants Single Tooth Replacement Replacing Multiple Teeth Full Arch Replacement Denture Stabilization/Implants Bone Grafting Sinus Augmentation Hybridge Dental Implants Cosmetic Services CEREC 1-Hour Visit Porcelain Veneers Invisalign Laser Whitening/Zoom! Dentures Crowns and Bridges Family Dentistry Pediatric Dentistry Metal-Free (Composite) Fillings Root Canal Therapy

Hal H. Kimowitz, DMD, FAGD & Adam S. Kimowitz, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

75 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite 205 Denville, NJ 07834

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(973) 627-3363

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r. Hal Kimowitz has been in practice since 1975, caring for multiple generations in the Morris, Essex and Sussex County areas. Following in his father’s footsteps, Dr. Adam Kimowitz decided to join him in the family business. Working together, they’ve developed a practice supporting the latest advancements in patient care, techniques in implant dentistry and solving the most complex problems. Doctors Adam and Hal are the exclusive providers of Hybridge Implants for Morris and Essex County and have an onsite laboratory, making it a one-stop dental shop so patients won’t have to make multiple visits. Besides offering all the bells and whistles, this father-son team understands the importance of communication. Their patients, especially those with complex cases, have access to them whenever needed. How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? We’re a father and son team with over 50 years of combined experience. We believe that our responsibility in caring for patients begins with that first phone call. If we can connect with our patients and our patients can connect with us, then we can care for them better. We pride ourselves on being able to handle the most complex dental

cases and do so in the most caring manner. We always offer a no-fee consult and second opinion. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers. We are the exclusive provider of Hybridge Dental Implants for Morris and Essex County. From a single tooth to a full mouth restoration, Hybridge offers a solution for any of your dental implant needs. It’s ideal for patients trapped in an endless cycle of root canals, crowns and bridgework who are tired of treating the same teeth over and over again. Patients can solve dental problems once and for all with Hybridge. Are you using any new technology? We have an onsite lab that allows us to make teeth in one visit using a 3D printer. Patients love this because they don’t have to visit the office multiple times for crowns. We also utilize digital impressions, which means no more mess or gagging, and dental CT scans, which allows us to solve problems with 3D imaging. What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? Dental care doesn’t have to be traumatic. It can be comfortable, positive and life-changing when you are with the right office.


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DeSalvo Dental How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? After finishing my residency at Hackensack University Medical Center, I trained under a pediatric dentist, which makes me very comfortable treating children, something many dentists shy away from. I also provide Invisalign, a virtually invisible method of straightening teeth. I have done Invisalign personally and the results were dramatic. In addition, I have multiple specialists on staff. My patients can receive complete dental care at one facility. There are an orthodontist, periodontist and endodontist that I work closely with to ensure a cohesive treatment plan for all of my patients that require specialized care.

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hen Dr. Patricia DeSalvo decided to relocate her Bergen County practice to Englewood, she knew exactly what she wanted to provide her patients. From the design of her brand-new modern office to the staff that she’s assembled, every detail has been accounted for in providing comfortable state-of-the-art treatment. Through training in the latest techniques and using the most modern technologies, Dr. DeSalvo is able to ensure that her patients are receiving the best dental care in the most affordable and effective manner possible. She practices all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry, and is also a Certified Provider in Invisalign (invisible braces). Dr. DeSalvo believes every patient deserves her personalized attention and a gentle, caring and comprehensive approach to oral health. Her goal is to change the way people feel about going to the dentist.

Are you using any new technology in your office? When I built my office, no expense was spared in implementing the newest technologies. It starts with what patients can’t see: the most advanced sterilization and water filtering system, VELscope (screens for oral cancer), digital x-rays, intraoral cameras and lasers. From a comfort standpoint, we provide TVs in every room for patients to enjoy.

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Hackensack University Medical Center

SERVICES Bonding Orthodontics Crowns and Bridges Night Guards Dental Cleaning Dentures Extractions Fillings Implant Restoration Root Canal Sealants Veneers Whitening Invisalign

What’s in store for you and your practice? Dentistry is constantly evolving and I will continue to implement any products that will improve my patients’ overall experience. I also take great interest in the connection between oral health and overall health and will continue to educate myself and my patients in ways to improve both. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? It should be someone they can trust. I think getting referrals from friends, family and healthcare providers plays a role in helping one make a decision. I am extremely grateful that a majority of my new patients are referred from my current patients!

Patricia DeSalvo, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

105 N. Dean Street Englewood, NJ 07631

PHONE

(201) 569-3232

WEBSITE www.DeSalvoDental.com

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Jeffrey M. Falduto, DMD How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? My entire staff maintains a standard of care where the patient is the center of the experience. From their arrival to departure, patients are attended to, making sure they are comfortable by explaining procedures, going over post-op directions, and reviewing how treatment will proceed through future appointments. I maintain a staff that is sincerely caring, friendly and polite. Our patients typically remark that they feel like they are visiting family.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Fairleigh Dickinson Dental School

SERVICES Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Implants Invisalign Zoom! Teeth Whitening Dental Technology Air Abrasion (No Drills) CEREC One-Visit Mercury-Free Porcelain Restorations Digital X-Rays Laser Dentistry VELscope Oral Cancer Examination General and Family Dentistry Complex Full Mouth Reconstruction Crowns Dental Fillings Dentures Oral Surgery Pediatric Dentistry Periodontal Care Root Canal Therapy (Endodontics) TMJ/TMD Care Wisdom Tooth Removal

Jeffrey M. Falduto, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

8 Chapel Hill Road Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

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(973) 696-4200

WEBSITE www.JeffreyMFaldutoDMD.com

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racticing for over 25 years in the historic setting of Lincoln Park, NJ, Dr. Falduto merges the past with the future. He utilizes the latest dental techniques and technology and is able to do so successfully through his continuous education in the field. Dr. Falduto has mastered laser dentistry, air abrasion, CEREC one-visit mercury-free porcelain restorations, Invisalign invisible braces, drill-less dentistry, digital X-rays, digital implants and TMJ treatment, to name a few. While his knowledge and practice are extensive, for Dr. Falduto comfort is key. The health and care of his patients rank number one on his list of priorities. His office welcomes patients of all ages, starting with children as young as three. As for his comprehensive dental child care program, he holds an astounding record of sending 4 of every 5 kids off to college without one filling in their mouth!

What is the most common misconception that you find among patients regarding dental care? I find physicians and dentists see TMJ abnormalities as unresolvable. I am part of the prestigious Piper-McKee Study Group and we have the ability to diagnose specifically the condition of the TMJ and determine what the patient can expect in the future and how we can provide options to remedy their conditions. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. I strive to make my patient’s mouth stable. This involves resolving the decay and periodontal issues, but includes ensuring the proper forces are acting on their mouth. This encompasses TMJ, balanced bites and using the proper materials. This way, our patients have all their teeth when they’re 95 years old and need far less dental treatment between now and that time. What’s in store for you and your practice? To continue incorporating a comprehensive approach so our patients know our practice maintains a high level of care. I’m presently incorporating more Airway education into my practice. It’s rewarding when you see a parent who uses a CPAP machine for sleep apnea and you can advise about their child’s mouth development and help kids avoid the same fate.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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r. Linda Stone is the founder of Gentle Caring Dentistry in Livingston, NJ, where she provides exceptional care to all her patients. “My patients’ smiles are my signature,” she says. “I want to ensure that they are happy,” which is why Dr. Stone outfits her office with the latest and greatest technology offered in the dental field. By implementing new equipment and keeping up to date on dental techniques, Dr. Stone can assure patients that they are receiving top-of-the-line treatment at her spa-like practice. New technologies and equipment are not the only innovative aspects of Dr. Stone’s practice. She also provides exceptional amenities to further relax patients including soothing music, movies on individual cinema glasses and a pampering staff to ensure they are stressfree from the moment they walk in the front door. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. We treat our patients the way we would want to be treated. By using everything from a spa-like environment to advanced, pain-free technology, our family and cosmetic dental practice changes patients’ lives by creating healthy, dazzling smiles. A lot of time is devoted to creating and nurturing a trust between the patient and our office staff. We care about them and will do whatever it takes to relieve their anxiety and help them regain their self-esteem and, of course, the smile they want and deserve! What’s in store for you and your practice? We are excited to continue to embrace the digital revolution that is happening in dentistry. From movie glasses that can convince a patient they’re sitting in a movie theater to digital impression systems, advances in technology are continuing to improve patient experience on every level.

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 “Hollywood Smiles” Syringe-Free Novocaine Nitrous Oxide Catering to the Anxious and Fearful Patient Dental Exams and Cleanings Digital X-Rays Intraoral Camera and Cosmetic Imaging Sealants Porcelain Fillings Composite Fillings Porcelain Veneers

How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? We do everything we can to make our patients enjoy their dental experience. From the spa-like atmosphere to the advanced pain-free technology, such as syringe-free anesthesia and relaxing nitrous oxide, I want to show my patients that I have the ability to show them options before they decide. Are you using any new technology in your office? One of the biggest changes is the use of the Wand, a computerized anesthesia device that has replaced the dreaded dental syringe. We realized the need for a better way to anesthetize our patients. With the use of the Wand, we can eliminate painful syringe injections and ease patient anxiety to encourage people to have the necessary dental work completed.

Cosmetic Bonding Implant Restorations Crowns and Bridges Invisalign Zoom! Teeth Whitening Sleep Apnea Treatments Fillers and Facial Contouring All Preventive Care

Linda E. Stone, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

201 S. Livingston Avenue, Suite 2C Livingston, NJ 07039

PHONE

(973) 994-3112

WEBSITE www.GentleCaringDentistry.com

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Gallery of Little Smiles creating a personalized plan for my patients, I consider their behavioral habits, age, stage of development, special needs status or other medical conditions. This ensures the best possible treatment for them.

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Toronto – B.Sc. Queen’s University – M.S. Columbia University – College of Dental Medicine

What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? Families often believe that since baby teeth will eventually fall out, it’s not important to care for them. This is far from true. Ignoring treatment on baby teeth can lead to pain, dental infection, orthodontic problems, damage to the adult teeth and even systemic health issues. Often, chronic tooth pain in children falls under the radar because children deal with it as they would bumps and bruises. Without a doubt, this type of chronic pain can seriously hurt a child’s performance at school, and reduce his or her overall quality of life.

Residency at New York Methodist Hospital Residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Member of American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Tri-County Dental Society Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Fellow Member of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada

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

Dennis Lam, DDS, MS, FRCD (C) MAIN ADDRESS

220 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite B1 Florham Park, NJ 07932

PHONE

(973) 295-6700

WEBSITE www.GalleryofLittleSmiles.com

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r. Dennis Lam was interested in practicing pediatric dentistry because he wanted to help children maintain good oral hygiene and provide a stressfree and fun environment, which he now offers at Gallery of Little Smiles in Florham Park, NJ. Everything in his office is presented in a child-friendly manner so children can enjoy and have a good understanding of what is going on. Dr. Lam is proud to be one of the few dentists in New Jersey who is trained to treat children and adults with special needs or developmental disorders. How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? Prior to becoming a pediatric dentist, I went through additional years of training. I am a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Before

Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. We provide a friendly atmosphere that breaks from the traditional setting. My staff and I are “friends” who listen to each child that comes to visit rather than intimidating and imposing authority figures. To the parents, we are a team. Our practice believes that the parents are an integral part of the decision-making process. While we provide the best care possible to each child, the discussion and decision-making process is always a joint, transparent and informed effort between doctor and parent. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Gallery of Little Smiles provides quiet treatment rooms, which allows anxious children to receive care with the privacy that some patients may need. Each room is equipped with child-friendly toys, interactive dental tools and a chairside TV. Quiet rooms are essential for optimal care of children with unique needs such as ADHD or autism.


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r. Jeannette Glass is the general dentist at Gallery of Smiles in Florham Park, NJ. She’s been published in multiple science journals and dental literature. Her office has the latest technology and a spa-like atmosphere so patients feel at ease when they come for appointments. “What some patients used to consider an overwhelming obstacle becomes stressfree, managable and a pleasant experience. Patients return for follow-up visits and treatments with a positive attitude,” she says. To ensure she remains current with her ever-evolving profession, Dr. Glass continues to expand her expertise by regularly attending continuing education courses. Dr. Glass spends personal oneon-one time to get to know her patients, which allows her to deliver a personalized appointment and ensures she can equip her patients with proper techniques and knowledge to improve and maintain their best oral health. What is the most common misconception that you find among patients regarding dental care? Most patients assume the need for dental care is triggered by pain. This often results in patients neglecting to seek care unless they have discomfort or apparent need for it. This can be a costly misconception depending on the severity of the problem. Here at Gallery of Smiles, our goal is to prevent dental disease by providing our patients with accurate instructions, education and knowledge based on their individual needs. Emphasizing the importance of our patient’s role in reaching this goal is an integral part of our success. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? Find a dentist who focuses full attention on you. Trust is built with time, which is why we allocate ample time to know our patients, their needs and how we can provide the best personalized dental care.

EDUCATION + TRAINING 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! Teeth Whitening Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Reception Area TVs in Every Room Spa-Like Atmosphere Cosmetic Dentistry Veneers White Fillings Implant Restorations

Please highlight any unique services that your practice is able to offer its patients. Aside from keeping a comfortable atmosphere for our patients, we offer a number of sedation options such as nitrous, oral medication and full in-office IV sedation under the care of an anesthesiologist. We have many patients who have avoided the dentist for a very long time and are now comfortable enough to return to us for regular treatment and maintentance. Are you currently implementing any new technology in your office? In our state-of-the-art office, we do computerized charting and treatment planning, as we always strive to keep up with the latest technology. We use digital x-rays and techniques, intraoral cameras, Invisalign orthodontic treatments, Zoom! whitening, and The Wand, an alternative anesthesia delivery for a pain-free injection.

Jeannette Glass, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

220 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite B1 Florham Park, NJ 07932

PHONE

(973) 295-6600

WEBSITE www.GalleryofSmilesNJ.com

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Gentle Dentistry EDUCATION + TRAINING Michael Midgal, DMD, FAGD, FICO: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Residency at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn Fellow Member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantology Andrew Spector, DMD, FAGD, FICO: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Two-year Program in Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Surgical Restorative Implantology Fellow Member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantology

SERVICES Bonding Crowns and Bridgework Dental Implants Fillings Oral Cancer Screenings Orthodontic Treatment Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy PeriProtect Minimally Invasive Dentistry Porcelain Veneers Professional Teeth Cleanings Removable Dentures Root Canal Treatment Sealants Teeth Whitening TMJ/TMD Treatment Tooth Extractions

Michael Migdal, DMD, FAGD, FICO & Andrew Spector, DMD, FAGD, FICO MAIN ADDRESS 173 Terrace Street Haworth, NJ 07641

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(201) 384-1611

WEBSITE www.GentleDentistry.com

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t Gentle Dentistry, Drs. Michael Migdal and Andrew Spector strive to provide their patients with superior dentistry with a personal touch every day. By building experience for the past 25 years, both doctors have been able to perfect their techniques, which gives patients the peace of mind that they are in excellent hands throughout each visit. Gentle Dentistry’s office has been newly renovated to provide patients with the most up-to-date equipment for safe and efficient treatments. Besides offering a state-of-theart office, Drs. Migdal and Spector also want patients to feel comfortable during visits. That is why they have a highly trained staff whose goal is to establish strong patient-doctor relationships. With all of these exemplary aspects combined, Drs. Migdal and Spector offer incomparable service. Are you currently using new technology in your office? We were one of the early pioneers in CEREC dentistry. For many years, we have been teaching other dentists how to use this piece of technology. We are also one of the early pioneers in implant dentistry and have been teaching and practicing it for decades, as well. By teaching the latest in

dentistry on a national level, we have been able to offer only the best to our patients. Most recently, we have taken on Hybridge Dental Implants as a simplified platform for full mouth rehabilitation. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. Human relationships between doctors, staff and patients is not something that you can purchase. They need to be developed over decades, and these are what set our office apart. How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? We have a newly renovated facility, which is all state-of-the-art. More importantly, our team of doctors, hygienists, assistants and front-office staff members have vast experience and the ability to connect with individual patients to make their experience exceptional. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers. When you have a staff who has been perfecting their art for a long period of time, you can be sure that we’ve seen it, done it, discovered a better way to do it and perfected it.


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Luciano Ghisalberti, DMD, MAGD, FACD, FICD

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r. Luciano Ghisalberti is the only dentist at his practice located in North Bergen, NJ, where he delivers personalized service and ensures he can provide patients with the best care. Not only does Dr. Ghisalberti have more than 25 years of experience, he also holds the prestigious status of Fellow in three dental organizations and is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry. His commitment to excellence is evident through his knowledge and care for his patients.

EDUCATION + TRAINING BS/CC, Saint Peter’s College DMD, Fairleigh Dickinson, College of Dental Medicine AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry), Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery FAGD, Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry MAGD, Master of the Academy of General Dentistry FICD, Fellow of the International College of Dentists FACD, Fellow in the American College of Dentists

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. I offer personalized care second to none. My office is small and I am the only provider treating patients. Even though I am the sole dentist, I am always available for questions and consultations. By keeping such a small personalized staff, I am able to keep dentistry affordable. I also have payment plans to help patients afford the dentistry they need. What is the most common misconception that you find among patients regarding dental care? The most common misconception among patients is that they will experience pain and anxiety; however, by spending time with the patients and educating them on their treatment, such misconceptions can be quickly dispelled. Another unfortunate misconception is that dental care is only necessary when someone experiences pain. I feel that it is vital for a patient’s long term success to understand that regular visits for checkups and cleanings will go a long way toward preventing painful situations, as well as keeping patients’ outof-pocket costs low. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. I have developed an excellent rapport with my patients. I honor the trust placed in me

SERVICES Whitening Veneers Bonding Implants Endodontics Periodontics Crowns and Bridges

by them, and I see their long-term oral health and comfort as my top priority. The greatest success comes from educating patients on the importance of life-long oral care and its essential contribution to overall health. Patients can easily reach and speak to me with any questions or concerns they may have. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? The most important qualities a patient should look for in a dentist are honesty, depth of knowledge, continuing commitment to the latest innovations and discoveries, involvement in organized dentistry, availability, affordability and overall trustworthiness. A patient should be able to communicate his or her expectations to me. I’m fluent in Italian, Spanish and English, thereby putting my non-English-speaking patients at ease.

Pediatric Dentistry Oral Surgery Removable Prosthetics General and Cosmetic Dentistry

Luciano Ghisalberti, DMD, MAGD, FACD, FICD MAIN ADDRESS

PHONE

7918 Kennedy Boulevard (201) 854-1616 North Bergen, NJ 07047

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Glen Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry EDUCATION + TRAINING BA, Rutgers University DMD, UMDNJ FAGD, Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry

SERVICES Nitrous Oxide Sedation Periodontics Oral Surgery Endodontics Pediatric Dentistry TMJ Disorder Digital X-Ray Technology Intraoral Camera Technology Laser Cavity Detection Extreme Smile Makeover Porcelain Laminate Veneers Invisalign Zoom! Teeth Whitening Implant Restorations Porcelain Crowns Dental Bridges Composite Fillings Dental Bonding Laser Gum Treatment Laser Surgery

Louis Theodorou, DMD, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS

89 Glen Ridge Avenue Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

PHONE

(973) 743-6092

WEBSITE www.GlenRidgeDentist.com

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r. Louis Theodorou is the general dentist at Glen Ridge Cosmetic and Family Dentistry, where he offers comprehensive dental treatments to all of his patients. In 2006, he achieved the status of Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, an honor attained by less than 5 percent of all general dentists in the U.S. Dr. Theodorou believes that staying current on emerging dental technologies is important to offering specialized and comprehensive treatments to individuals. Dr. Theodorou has completed more than 800 hours of continuing education to further extend his knowledge on all emerging techniques. The information he learns at these courses plays an integral role in maintaining his full-service practice.

How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? I am a member of the Spear Study Club, which is a group of 10 dentists that do extensive continuing education. We meet monthly to discuss different cases, new technologies and ideas. Being a part of this organization keeps me at the forefront of newly introduced products in dentistry and allows me to successfully treat more complex dental cases.

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. At Glen Ridge Cosmetic & Family Dentistry, we offer nitrous oxide sedation, low-dose digital x-rays, laser gum treatment, Invisalign orthodontics and multiple evening and Saturday appointments. We also offer cable TV in each treatment room to help patients have a more relaxed and enjoyable experience. Are you using any new technology in your office? We are using a new dental laser that eliminates the need for scalpels and stitches typically required for many minor soft tissue procedures. This can dramatically shorten healing time and drastically reduce or even completely eliminate post-operative discomfort. We also utilize intraoral cameras, laser cavity detection and other treatments to ensure quality care. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. All patients are treated like family. When we’re in the beginning stages of creating a treament plan, I always think of how I would treat my wife, father, mother or child. I want to ensure all of my patients recieve the best treatment plans possible regardless of how minor or severe their case is.


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Lea Grand, DMD

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r. Lea Grand has over 21 years of experience as her patients’ general dentist at Rumson Family Dental. She holds herself and her practice to a high standard, especially when it comes to the latest and greatest technology, which is why she maintains a state-of-the-art office. Staying abreast of dental technology is no easy feat, and Dr. Grand understands that the only way to stay ahead is by taking continuing education courses and seminars. She often credits her team with helping her maintain her commitment to excellence, as they help establish the patient comfort level at her practice. Owing to her continued excellence, Dr. Grand and her practice have been featured in the Monmouth Journal. She is also a member of the Monmouth County Dental Society and the American Dental Association.

EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ (Rutgers Dental School)

SERVICES Certified Lumineers Dentist Free Oral Cancer Exams with Advanced Fluorescence Technology Digital X-Rays (Up to 80 Percent Less Radiation) Computerized Painless Injection Implants Crowns, Bridges and Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Intraoral Imaging Zoom! Teeth Whitening Ultrasonic Cleaning PPM Mouthguards (NFL-ready)

How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? It’s my philosophy to treat the whole patient, not just the mouth, to achieve excellent dental and overall health. Understanding that dental health cannot be separated from overall health, I uniquely combine a patient’s dental and general health history to identify potential medical conditions. My exams may even uncover more serious conditions and exhibit signs of acid reflux, diabetes or sleep apnea. I blend science, artistry and compassion into my practice.

Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. In addition to providing quality care, I educate patients about their options. I explain the treatments and procedures clearly to help put my patients at ease. My work always reflects my vision of sending every patient home with a great smile. Patients feel welcome here and we treat them like family with the same kindness, respect and honesty.

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers. My newly renovated office houses the latest technology in the dental field including computerized painless injections, advanced fluorescence technology for oral cancer screening and digital x-ray machines that reduce radiation to the patient by up to 80 percent. Patients of all ages experience a stress-free visit.

What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? You should look for someone who is caring, trustworthy and values education and the importance of using new technology. Every visit should be personalized and tailored to the patient’s health and lifestyle. We pay attention to our patients’ needs, offering multiple options at different levels.

Lea Grand, DMD MAIN ADDRESS 45 West River Road Rumson, NJ 07760

PHONE

(732) 530-4810

WEBSITE www.RumsonFamilyDental.com

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Grand Dental Are you using any new technology in your office? We are currently implementing the Chao Pinhole Surgical technique. More than 60 percent of adults have some level of gum recession, and I am thrilled to be among the 1 percent of dentists in the world to perform this procedure that does not involve any cutting or stitching and for which the post-operatory time is minimal. This is also known as the gum rejuvenation procedure, and it creates a better gum level on people with gum recession and cervical erosions. This is the way to go!

EDUCATION + TRAINING Boston University – Goldman School of Dental Medicine Academy of General Dentistry

SERVICES Bonding Cosmetic Contouring Crowns and Bridges Specialty Dentures Cosmetic Fillings Implants Veneers Whitening Sealants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Dentures Cosmetic Dentistry Invisalign Computer-Guided Technology PRGF (Plasma Rich in Growth Factors) Digital Smile Design CEREC Crowns Laser Gum Therapy

Gustavo A. Garces, DMD, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS

106 Grand Avenue, Suite 390 Englewood, NJ 07631

PHONE

(201) 816-8696

WEBSITE www.DrGarces.com

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r. Gustavo Garces serves as the general dentist at his practice Grand Dental in Englewood, NJ. In March 2016, Dr. Garces will be among the 1 percent of dentists who will implement the Chao Pinhole Surgical technique. This procedure involves no cutting and minimizes pain and discomfort while treating patients who are experiencing gum recession. In addition to perfecting this technique, Dr. Garces offers many other unique services including root canal therapy and extractions that accommodate his patients’ wide-ranging needs. He also revolves his practice around three notions: quality care, informed patients and having a comfortable, convenient setting. By implementing all three of these into his daily routine, Dr. Garces can guarantee that he will continue to provide top-of-the-line care to all of his patients.

Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. This is an honor-based relationship, where my patients trust my professional advice and in turn we provide the best there is for their dental needs. Being multilingual allows my team and me to understand their particular needs, and this makes our patients more at ease knowing that we understand them in their native language, whether it is English, Spanish, French or Portuguese. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? I believe the most important qualities are having an education, humanity, commitment, technology, state-of-the-art office, Internet reviews, patient referrals and many continuing education courses. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers. My team and I are very committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment where every patient is treated as a member of our own family. We currently use digital x-rays, CT scans, guided bone regeneration, laser-assisted new attachment procedures for periodontal disease, computerized surgical and implant treatment plans, Invisalign, digital smile design and more advanced services.


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Gruber Dental

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or over three decades, Dr. Michael Gruber and his highly trained team have provided patients with the finest restorative and cosmetic dentistry services at their office in Parsippany, NJ. Combining a high-spirited professional atmosphere and state-ofthe-art technology, Gruber Dental makes patients feel comfortable while receiving comprehensive treatments. A nationally recognized leader in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Gruber utilizes cutting-edge technology such as digital x-rays, cone beam computed tomography (3D Cat scans), lasers, cosmetic imaging for before-and-after smiles, shade scanners to customize tooth color, diagnostic intraoral video cameras, Doppler cavity screening, and 3D digital impressions (scanning for perfect-fitting same-day crowns and onlays). These devices paired with Dr. Gruber’s extensive training help make his dental practice one of the most successful in the state. How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? Our amazing team is instructed to “wow” each and every patient from the moment they enter our practice, until the time they leave. Every patient in our practice, no matter how extensive his or her treatment plan may be, is handled the same exact way. Our fully comprehensive initial examination emphasizes education to our patients and creates treatment modalities that will allow them to make intelligent decisions regarding their overall treatment. What’s in store for you and your practice? The technologies we use today will be replaced with even better integrated technologies. More exciting products, gadgets and innovative procedures will be satisfying our patients’ needs. Our team will be trained to support in delivering these technologies and will remain excited about the many opportunities and the many directions our profession is going next.

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Maryland, BS Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital Attending: Morristown Medical Center Fellow, American College of Dentists Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American College of Dentists OKU Honorary Dental Society New Jersey Dental Association Tri County Dental Society American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Academy of Implant Dentistry American Academy of Facial Esthetics Director: Children’s Dental Center, Boys and Girls Club of Newark

SERVICES Cosmetic Dentistry and Esthetic Restorations General (Restorative) Dentistry

What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? Many patients don’t understand that oral health affects overall health. When the gums are infected, periodontal bacterial byproducts can enter the blood stream and travel to major organs and set off other problems contributing to the development of heart disease, which is the nation’s leading cause of death, as well as an increased chance of stroke, diabetes, respiratory diseases and osteoporosis. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. We strive to have an open and honest patient-doctor relationship within our practice. It is very important for the rest of the dental team to be aware of our patients’ motivating values and understand what they want from their relationship with our dental practice.

Implant Dentistry Endodontics Periodontics Pediatric Dentistry Dentures/Overdentures Oral Surgery Invisalign Orthodontics TMJ/Headaches Teeth Whitening Sports Mouthguards Conscious “Enteral” Sedation Botox Cosmetic and Juvederm Hyaluronic Dermal Fillers

Michael Gruber, DMD, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS

362 Parsippany Road, Suite A4 Parsippany, NJ 07054

PHONE

(973) 428-1515

WEBSITE www.GruberDental.com

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VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Union AREA OF PRACTICE: Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry

High-Tech Family Dentistry Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. Our practice’s philosophy is to treat all patients the way we would like to be treated ourselves. Because of our philosophy, patients frequently tell us that they feel like they are our friends or family, rather than a patient, because of the way they are cared for while visiting our office. We are dedicated to providing individualized and personal care for all of our patients.

EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ (New Jersey Dental School) University of Pennsylvania (Undergraduate) Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

SERVICES Implants Cosmetics Porcelain Veneers Porcelain Onlays

Are you using any new technology in your office? We offer CEREC technology, which gives us the ability to make porcelain crowns and onlays in a single 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. Since these temporary crowns are weaker, they can fall out, causing additional office visits for the patient.

Porcelain Crowns Root Canals Fillings Extractions

D Arthur G. Scheiner, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

330 East Broad Street Westfield, NJ 07090

PHONE

(908) 789-3034

WEBSITE www.WestfieldDentist.com

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r. Arthur G. Scheiner and his associate Dr. Suzanne Lorino practice at High-Tech Family Dentistry in their state-of-theart office in Westfield, NJ. Dr. Scheiner has been serving Westfield and the surrounding communities for over 20 years. He is experienced in cosmetic services and CEREC technology, a system that integrates a computer, specialized video camera and a 3D milling unit that allows him to make porcelain crowns and onlays for patients in a single office visit. Dr. Lorino is also a highly experienced cosmetic dentist and she now provides Botox and dermal fillers as well. “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. His commitment to high-quality dentistry has without a doubt played a role in his successful practice.

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. We offer Botox treatments and dermal fillers for our patients. My associate, Dr. Suzanne Lorino, received her certification and training from the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? They should look for someone who’s not only compassionate, but also possesses experience and excellent clinical skills. They have to ensure that he or she will give them individualized care. A dentist should have the ability to deliver high-quality care. Our patients frequently tell my associate and I that we possess all of the above traits, which is why they feel comfortable.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Clara M. Hyun, DMD

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r. Clara M. Hyun’s goal is to provide comfortable and quality service at reasonable fees. At her office, located in West Orange, NJ, Dr. Hyun’s patients are provided with relaxing massage chairs and soothing music during each visit. With over 30 years of experience, her specialties include crowns, porcelain veneers, implant restorations and gold/porcelain onlays and inlays. Dr. Hyun has continually learned new techniques over the years as a result of her membership in the R.V. Tucker Gold Study Club, where she has been a member for over 20 years. Her passion for dentistry and continuing education certainly keep her up-to-date on the latest technology.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Tufts University School of Dental Medicine General Practice Residency, Newark Beth Israel Received Awards from the Academy of Operative Dentistry and the Academy of Dentistry for Children

SERVICES Digital Plate X-Ray Dental Laser NuCalm® Piezo Teeth Cleaning Fluoride Varnish Treatments Gum Treatments Cancer Screenings with Oral ID System Root Canal Treatments

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. When the patient is seated in the back massage chair, dark glasses are placed to protect the eyes from foreign objects or a glare from my lighted magnification loupes. We also use a buffered anesthetic so the injections are more comfortable. I often use a dental dam to do the procedures, which is quickly placed to the area and gives a sterile and dry field. This allows for a better restoration with less procedure time. We often replace the old amalgam (commonly known as a silver filling) containing mercury, which is drilled out into a fine powder. By using the dental dam and isolating the area, the patients do not end up swallowing this fine metal powder. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. I pay attention to small details with my patients. I ask what’s new in their lives or if there are any changes in their medical history. I always place a small pillow behind their neck, place Vaseline on the lips and massage the joint after a procedure. I also follow up with them after a procedure and they are given my cell number just in case.

Cosmetic Services Teeth Whitening Implant Services

Are you using any new technology in your office? I’ve been in practice for about 30 years, but we relocated our office less than 10 years ago. The computers are networked into every room. Our digital x-ray equipment is unique in that the films are very thin like the conventional film size. Most digital sensors are thick and uncomfortable. I chose this type for the patient’s comfort. We also have an intraoral camera and a dental laser, which are new technologies in our office. What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? I take numerous continuing education courses to implement new techniques. We offer more of the adjunct services to make patients smile and feel good. This is a very exciting time to be in dentistry. So much has changed in the dental field, and I’m excited to deliver even better dentistry.

Clara M. Hyun, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

743 Northfield Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052

PHONE

(973) 731-0505

WEBSITE www.ClaraHyunDMD.com

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Eugene A. Isola, III, DDS Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. I treat everyone as I would want to be treated myself. This is a “character value” that I learned early on in my life. It was instilled in me as one of my family values. I practice this in my private life as well as my professional life. This is the key to maintaining any relationship.

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

SERVICES Dental Implants Invisalign Dentures Digital X-Rays and Intraoral Photos Dental Exams and Cleanings Sealants Composite Fillings Porcelain Veneers Porcelain Crowns (Caps) and Bridges Tooth Whitening Periodontal Treatment (Gums) Emergencies Always Welcome Pediatric Dental Care Nitrous Oxide Sedation

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2 Hospital Plaza, Suite 410 Old Bridge, NJ 08857

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(732) 360-2500

WEBSITE www.SmilesofOldBridge.com

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f anyone knows dentistry, it’s Dr. Eugene A. Isola, III. Dentistry runs in his veins, as both his grandfather and father were established dentists. Wanting to carry on the family tradition, Dr. Isola embarked on his dentistry journey to New York University’s Dental School and, after graduation, established his own practice in Old Bridge, NJ. As a third-generation dentist, Dr. Isola knows what patients want and need. “I am able to listen and understand what a patient is trying to say, and make sure they know that I am here to serve them,” he says. Dr. Isola is a member of numerous dental associations, teaches at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and is an on-staff member at the Raritan Bay Medical Center. Dr. Isola is proud to say that both of his sons will be following in the “Isola” footsteps when it comes to a profession, and will join him at his practice upon their graduation.

What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? This year represents 80 years that my family has been in the dental business. My grandfather became a dentist in 1935, my father graduated from NYU in 1965, and I graduated NYU in 1986. My middle son is currently a freshman at NYU Dental and my youngest son is pre-dental at Penn State. Once they join me at my practice, they will make certain that there are four generations of Dr. Isolas having treated our communities. We are honored and privileged to serve these communities and look forward to many more years. How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? I keep myself continually educated by attending lectures, conferences and courses. I also teach at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. My staff is highly trained and is comprised of all genuinely kind and compassionate people, which is something you cannot teach. Specialized care starts with compassion. I think this is the most critical factor to guarantee that patients are getting the exact, unique treatment each case may need. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? In this day and age, customer service is of the utmost importance. People want individualized attention paired with caring and knowledgeable choices. This starts with good communication. A successful outcome for all of our patients is our goal.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Monmouth AREA OF PRACTICE: Pediatric Dentistry

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Kids Dental Kare EDUCATION + TRAINING 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)

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racticing pediatric dentistry for over 25 years, Dr. Jay Felsenstein aims to make visits as painless as possible. His office is structured to make patients feel relaxed and comfortable. The waiting room at Kids Dental Kare is outfitted with televisions and the latest video games and toys. If that doesn’t put patients at ease, Dr. Felsenstein, also known as “Dr. Jay,” refers to himself as an “overgrown kid” and is able to talk to his patients in a way they can relate to. Dr. Jay and his staff avoid words that might trigger fear in a patient, such as needle, shot, drill or hurt. Instead, they practice using words that convey the same meaning, but won’t instill fear. While he and his staff excel at creating a fun environment during visits, they strongly emphasize prevention and education for their patients. What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? The most common misconception is that baby teeth don’t need treatment since they will eventually be replaced by adult teeth. These teeth are important for maintaining space needed for adult teeth to come in properly and are critical for eating, speaking and esthetics. .

Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? Ensuring the dentist can provide continuity of care to all ages. Parents should find an office that provides a child-friendly environment with a comforting team. Parents should also look for a dentist who stresses preventative measures, while providing any other necessary care.

Pulp Therapy Prevention Therapies Adolescent Dentistry

How do you ensure specialized care? We take the time necessary for each patient. Our team is friendly and caring, as well as experts in balloon animal making! We strive to make each visit memorable for children in a positive way. We take pride in our ability to see our patients come back visit after visit, implementing the skills we have taught them. Patients look forward to choosing from the prize drawer after each visit and participating in our contests. Are you using any new technology? We have digital x-rays. This ensures less radiation exposure and larger images allowing for earlier detection of decay. These digital images make it easier to display and educate parents on treatments. We also use the Isolite System, which helps children tolerate dental treatment while making an optimal working environment.

Jay Felsenstein, DDS MAIN ADDRESS 4521 Route 9 Howell, NJ 07731

PHONE

(732) 905-0808

WEBSITE www.KDKInHowell.com

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Riki T. Kreitman, DMD Are you using any new technology in your office? When we built our state-of-the-art facility nine years ago, we integrated digital x-rays so we can better visualize decay and diagnose oral pathology. We also utilize soft tissue lasers, rotary endodontics and a Zoom! whitening system. We are always evaluating new technologies that are developing in dentistry and plan to incorporate them as they are perfected and become essential to improving patient care.

EDUCATION + TRAINING BA, Douglass College-Rutgers University DMD, UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School General Practice Residency, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Residency Program Director, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Member of the American Dental Association, the Academy for General Dentistry, Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the NJ Dental School Alumni Association and Middlesex County Dental Society

Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. The fact that my patients call me “Dr. Riki” or just “Riki” says a lot. We are a warm, friendly office and I strive to treat each of my patients as if they are my own family.

SERVICES Fillings Crowns and Bridges Dental Implants Root Canals Periodontal Care Extractions Veneers Whitening Implants Invisalign Sleep Apnea Treatments Dentures

Riki T. Kreitman, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

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34 South 4th Avenue (732) 572-3226 Highland Park, NJ 08904

WEBSITE www.DrKreitman.com

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nown to all of her patients as “Dr. Riki,” Dr. Riki T. Kreitman prides herself on the excellent doctor-patient relationships she forms with all of her clients. After graduating from UMDNJ with her DMD and completing an extensive residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Dr. Kreitman established her own practice in Highland Park, NJ, where she has been providing patients with first-rate family, cosmetic and implant dentistry for nearly 20 years. Dr. Kreitman and her staff strive to improve the overall health and well being of each of her patients by offering a wide range of services from cosmetic and restoration procedures to sleep apnea treatments. With her state-of-theart technologies and nurturing staff, patients of Dr. Kreitman can come to their appointments knowing they are in good hands.

How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? Our professional staff is attentive to our patients’ needs and concerns and we ensure that there is always adequate time in our schedule to address any questions a patient might have regarding their care. For patients requiring extensive treatment, we design a custom plan and discuss the different approaches and treatment options available to them. But the most specialized care we provide comes from the sincerity and compassion with which we approach every patient. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? A dentist should have skill, intergrity and compassion. A dentist must have all three qualities in order to properly treat patients. Of course, it is necessary to also have the skills needed to perform intricate dental procedures. However, by understanding a person’s fears and concerns and addressing them with honesty, we are able to build a bond of mutual trust that sustains the relationship between the dentist and the patient.


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Kevin D. Marshall, DMD

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r. Kevin D. Marshall, whose general dentistry practice is located in Oakland, NJ, outfits his office with state-of-the-art equipment for his patients’ benefit. Incorporating technologies such as DEXIS digital x-rays and large TV monitors, Dr. Marshall can execute safe and effective procedures in a comfortable environment. He and his staff are also committed to continuing their education to stay abreast of all the latest dental products and technologies. Dr. Marshall has been practicing for over 30 years, and is dedicated to providing quality dental care to all of his patients.

EDUCATION + TRAINING 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

How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? My staff and I keep up-to-date with the latest techniques, equipment and materials by attending eight to ten continuing education courses per year. We regard each patient as a unique individual. We are not a clinic and we respect patients’ time and schedules by staying on time! The doctor and hygienists are scheduled with enough time per patient appointment, so they are not rushed. We show that the doctor and staff are caring and enjoy getting to know you and your family. We have an efficient business office that can get the most from dental benefits especially through constantly changing insurance policies. What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? The two biggest are fear and cost. Most patients realize the anxiety before the appointment was far worse than the actual treatment itself. We provide patients with a written comprehensive treatment plan beforehand, and explain all options and fees. For those with insurance, we process all claims and make it affordable by maximizing dental benefits and extending plans over time. For those without insurance, we can extend treatment with CareCredit.

Pediatric Dentistry Invisalign Orthodontics Endodontics Implant Dentistry Dentures TMJ Dysfunction Extractions

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Having 30 years of clinical dental experience, I understand the importance of my patients’ medical history and the direct correlation between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. My team utilizes only local laboratories for our lab cases; we do not use mail order labs that send cases to foreign labs. We also have long-term relationships with local dental specialists guaranteeing the best in specialized dental care if you need a referral. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? Experienced, knowledgeable and someone who genuinely enjoys doing dentistry! Someone with a fine attention to detail, but who still remains calm and reassuring. A clean, spotless and uncluttered office that stresses infection control.

Sports Mouthguards

Kevin D. Marshall, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

9 Post Road, Suite M5 Oakland, NJ 07436

PHONE

(201) 644-0857

WEBSITE www.KevinDMarshallDMD.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Masella Family Dental How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? We offer the highest quality care in the most technologically advanced office. For many, the dental office is not their favorite place to be, so we try to make them comfortable while giving them a high-value experience. Together, the Masella Family Dental team has over 250 years of experience, so our team sometimes knows the patient and three generations of their family.

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

SERVICES Family Dentistry Implant Dentistry Cosmetic Dentistry Restorative Dentistry Invisalign Orthodontics

D Michael Masella, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

PHONE

195 Fairfield Avenue, (973) 226-3242 Suite 3A West Caldwell, NJ 07006

WEBSITE www.MasellaFamilyDental.com

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r. Michael Masella has been a fixture in the West Essex area his entire life. He grew up in the community and is now realizing his dream of practicing dentistry in his hometown of West Caldwell. Dr. Masella can thank his uncle, Dr. Tom Masella, for instilling in him a passion for dentistry at an early age. After graduating from UMDNJ in 2005, Dr. Masella and his uncle established Masella Family Dental in West Caldwell, NJ in 2011. They have been working alongside each other helping patients brighten their smiles ever since. Dr. Mike has introduced significant technological advances while maintaining the same high level of compassion that Dr. Tom built the practice on.

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers. We are a true family dental office. We treat all ages, children and the elderly, and offer various procedures including dental implant placements, restorations and routine dental care. We also offer 24/7 emergency care. It’s common for me to be in the office treating emergencies on the weekend or holidays. When I say 24/7 emergency services, I mean it. When you call the office after hours, there isn’t an answering service. You get my cell phone no matter what time of the day. Are you using any new technology in your office? We have a cone beam CT scan machine that allows us to take a 3D scan of the patient. It allows our procedures to be more predictable with better results. Cone beam CT is the highest level of technology with regards to endodontics and oral surgery. It allows us to see any pathology that could be missed with a regular dental x-ray. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. Our office motto hangs in the reception area: “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” This motto is felt in everything we do, whether it’s an explanation of a root canal or performing a smile makeover. Patients are treated with respect and are always our number one priority.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Union AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Sunita Merriman, DDS

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lthough Dr. Merriman’s profession is dentistry, she approaches her craft with the intentions of treating the patient as a whole, rather than just their teeth. Part of her efficiency in treating her patients includes inculcating a culture of wellness, as well as preventing disease. From the moment upon entering her office, the patient is set at ease in the spa-like surroundings. Relaxing music, aromatherapy, pillows and blankets are readily available in the zen environment Dr. Merriman and her staff have created. She understands the significance of the patient’s oral health in relation to the mindbody connection and oral-systemic links. Aside from dental and cosmetic care, Dr. Merriman is trained to evaluate and treat sleep apnea and oral manifestations of medical diseases. She also avidly posts to her blog in order to continue to educate outside of the office visit. How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? We provide specialized care to our patients by placing emphasis and importance on continuing education. Our entire team is constantly engaged in learning. I attend significantly more hours of advanced learning than required to maintain my license. It is important to define what services we offer to our patients and then maintain a level of excellence. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. I offer sleep apnea and snoring treatments. We also provide general and cosmetic dentistry to our patients with the understanding that our oral health is intimately linked to our systemic health and general well being. This approach takes into account the role of inflammation in many serious disease processes in the body and our role in being able to reduce inflammatory loads on a patient’s immune system by treating periodontal disease.

EDUCATION + TRAINING New York University, College of Dentistry

SERVICES General Dentistry Sleep Apnea and Snoring Treatments Invisalign Dental Implants

What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? The reality is that a dental checkup includes so much more than just a sweep for cavities. A well-trained and thorough dentist is screening for dental disease and multiple medical conditions that are detected through the oral, head and neck examination. What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? We are excited about our new division for the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring called New Jersey Dental Sleep Medicine Center. We’re also looking forward to continuing to provide general dentistry, cosmetic solutions, dental implants, TMJ treatments and Invisalign to our current patients and welcoming new patients to our practice.

Sunita Merriman, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

229 Charles Street Westfield, NJ 07090

PHONE

(908) 389-0222

WEBSITE www.DoctorMerriman.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Metro Dental Associates How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? I take up to 75 hours of continuing education a year and belong to a Morris County study club that meets monthly. The dentists in our practice provide the latest dental options available in a brand new state-of-the-art facility.

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Maryland New York University College of Dentistry Cosmetic Dentistry Residency at New York University American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. We offer a full dental service facility. Our hygienists are trained in the latest periodontal procedures. We offer lasers, oral cancer detection, digital x-rays (reduced radiation), DEXIS CariVu (decay detection through transillumination technology and radiation free) and the DIAGNOdent laser, also for decay detection.

Academy of Laser Dentistry American Academy of Implant Dentistry Academy of General Dentistry NJ Dental Association Apex Seminars

SERVICES E4D Single-Visit Crowns, Onlays and Veneers Invisalign Preferred Provider DIAGNOdent Laser Diagnostics VELscope for Oral Cancer Screening DEXIS CariVu for Advanced Caries Detection Dental Implants Porcelain Crowns and Porcelain Onlays Porcelain Veneers Smile Makeovers Zoom! 1-hour Whitening Mercury-Free Restorations

Jay S. Schuster, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

29 Elm Street Morristown, NJ 07960

PHONE

(973) 538-2563

WEBSITE www.MetroDentalAssociates.com

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oted the Best Dental Practice by Morristown’s Daily Record twice, Dr. Jay S. Schuster’s practice is one of the most frequented dental offices in northern New Jersey. Serving as the general dentist, Dr. Schuster utilizes his modern and high-tech facility to deliver quality and effective dental services to his patients. To make patients’ experiences more comfortable, he outfitted his office with superior amenities including heated massage chairs, televisions and various music services including Pandora for each patient’s pleasure. Dr. Schuster has over 25 years of experience in cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry and hundreds of hours in continuing education, making him a leader in the latest dental techniques. With Dr. Schuster’s level of expertise, it’s no wonder that patients from different states and countries trust him with their oral hygiene.

Are you using any new technology in your office? Our new state-of-the-art facility is loaded with modern equipment. Our CariVu machine is able to detect cavities on the tooth surface and between teeth. It can also detect fractures on the tooth surface and give the patient a second opinion to help determine the diagnosis. We also use electric drills, digital x-rays, VELscope for oral detection and piezoelectric scalers. We also provide heated massage dental chairs, TVs and music for our patients’ pleasure. Our practice has an E4D digital scanning unit, which along with a 3D milling unit can provide same-day crowns and onlays. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? The patient should look for an experienced, compassionate, trustworthy dentist whose office is up to date with the latest technology in dentistry. Customer service is very important in today’s environment. Our staff is well versed in this area, and I pride myself in making the patient happy (as seen in our 900+ AAA reviews online).


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris & Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: Orthodontics

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Morristown Orthodontics

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fter serving as the Assistant Professor and Research Director of Orthodontics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Rupali Wadhwa opened Morristown Orthodontics to help children and adults overcome teeth deviations. She seamlessly integrates top-of-the-line equipment into her practice, which not only helps increase patient satisfaction, but also helps her perform treatments with more precision and safety. As a certified orthodontist, Dr. Wadhwa provides patients with high-quality services including the utilization of metal or ceramic braces or Invisalign. She also equips her office with state-of-the-art 3D printers to quicken processes that would normally take time to complete. Dr. Wadhwa’s work has been printed in multiple publications such as the Journal of Clinical Orthodontists and the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Are you using any new technology in your office? Our office utilizes the best equipment on the market today such as a 3D x-ray and Itero scanner, which creates 3D images to help create a model of the patient’s teeth. The most advanced piece of technology we have in our office is a 3D printer, which helps us 3D print multiple types of orthodontic models, bite splints and retainers. 3D printing is accurate, quick and a convenient process. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Our state-of-the-art office is one of the most technological advanced practices in the Morris County area. We provide a sophisticated CS digital orthodontic solution that integrates intraoral scanning, as well as a 3D extraoral imaging, which delivers the highest level of care to all of our patients.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Oklahoma University School of Dental Medicine Member of American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association

SERVICES Surgical Orthodontics Dentofacial Orthopedics Invisalign® Invisalign Teen™ Damon® System In-Ovation® Smartclip™ Clarity™ TMJ-TMD Sleep Apnea Treatments

Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. I provide each of my patients with the attention that they need, whether it’s creating an extensive treatment plan or overcoming unique challenges. 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. I am very involved in my patients’ lives inside and outside of the office. How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? To me, each of my patients is unique. They should be treated as such. Being knowledgeable and aware about the most recent dental technologies help me customize an individualized treatment plan for each patient so they can achieve a beautiful, functional smile.

Rupali Wadhwa, BDS, DMD, MS, Cert. Ortho MAIN ADDRESS

161 Washington Street Morristown, NJ 07960

OTHER ADDRESS

202 S. Orange Avenue South Orange, NJ 07079

PHONE

(973) 538-2171

WEBSITE www.MorristownOrthodontics.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris & Passaic AREA OF PRACTICE: Endodontics

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North Jersey Endodontics How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? At North Jersey Endodontics, we use an old-fashioned style of patient service. Since this is a small office, the patient won’t be seeing a different doctor every time they come in, which is the case for many offices nowadays. Due to our small size, I personally do the vast majority of all the procedures, which helps me build on my relationship with the patient.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Columbia University Dental School & Residency

SERVICES Root Canal Therapy Endodontic Retreatment Pain Management

Are you using any new technology in your office? Technology is always changing and advancing from one thing to the next. I ensure that what I outfit my office with is both cutting-edge and beneficial to my patients. Currently, we use state-of-the-art microscopes to observe the targeted tooth, Tulsa endodontic specialty rotaries and Calamus systems. These keep our practice both up to date on advancements and efficient.

O Fredric A. Lubit, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

1292 Hamburg Turnpike Wayne, NJ 07470

OTHER ADDRESS 11 Kiel Avenue Kinnelon, NJ 07405

PHONE

(973) 633-1155

WEBSITE www.DrLubit.com

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ffering a variety of endodontic treatments including root canal therapy and endodontic retreatment, Dr. Fredric A. Lubit graduated from Columbia University, where he taught for several years before committing himself fully to his practice North Jersey Endodontics in Wayne, NJ. Along with his associate Dr. Eileen Hansen, he offers patients a compassionate approach and a comprehensive consultation to ensure full understanding of all procedures. “We go out of our way to help patients relax and perform procedures in the most painless and calming manner possible,” says Dr. Lubit. Voted one of the “Best Dentists in America” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America, Dr. Lubit performs thousands of root canals yearly while using the industry’s newest technologies.

What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? They think they are going to experience extreme pain or discomfort during or after their visit. We go out of our way to help patients overcome this feeling by providing detailed information and the step-by-step process of all procedures. This helps patients relax so we can provide painless procedures in a calming environment. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? Patients should look for someone who is compassionate, ethical and who will guide them on how to care for their teeth post-treatment. Our website thoroughly explains what to expect before, during and after root canal treatment. I also guide the patient on how to care for the treated area to ensure that it heals properly.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Somerset AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta, DMD

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fter completing her postgraduate residency at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of New Jersey’s highly respected hospitals, Dr. Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta joined an elite implant and cosmetic dentistry office in Bound Brook. In 2006, after the retirement of her mentor, Dr. Padovan-LaGrasta acquired ownership of the practice. She is proud to still provide quality dentistry to the residents of the Somerset County area. Working with her highly trained staff, Dr. Padovan-LaGrasta believes it is her duty not only to bring out the best smile possible, but also to thoroughly educate and inform each one of her patients of all steps of the procedures. Because of her beliefs and high-quality skills, Dr. Padovan-LaGrasta has developed strong relationships with her clients, which brings them back to her office time and time again. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. Our patients feel the sincerity with which each of our doctors treats them. The truth of the matter is, we really do care about them. We have their best interests at heart. We treat everyone like we would our own family. Time is taken to explain, educate and show them by way of intraoral pictures and digital x-rays. This instills trust and confidence, enabling patients to fully understand their condition and make informed choices. Are you using any new technology in your office? I offer the most modern technology in digital dentistry. This has an added benefit in that we are able to complete procedures in a more efficient manner without the unpleasant impression or temporary restorations typically used when porcelain procedures are done. Time is of the essence, and patients appreciate completing the procedure in one visit.

EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ NJ 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 Extractions/Surgery

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. A unique service that I have been able to offer my patients is same-day dentistry. With the use of the latest technologies in digital CAD/CAM dentistry, I can provide my patients with state-of-the-art, beautiful porcelain restorations in one day. Our patients absolutely love it! What’s in store for you and your practice? We are continuing to learn more each day in digital dentistry. Soon, technology will allow us to do things we once could only read about. In addition, this past year I have become a certified Invisalign provider. It’s becoming more accepted that optimal tooth position is critical to achieving ideal restorative dentistry. Incorporating this into my practice has and will continue to allow me to offer more treatment modalities to my patients.

Implant Dentistry Preventative Services Root Canals Periodontal Services Dentistry for Children Teeth Whitening

Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

105 East Union Avenue Bound Brook, NJ 08805

PHONE

(732) 469-4424

WEBSITE www.DrNicolePadovan.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Essex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Sandra D. Picazio, MS, DDS, FAGD EDUCATION + TRAINING

How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? Our mission is to provide the highest quality care. We have a one-on-one relationship with each of our patients where we address their needs and concerns individually. Each patient comes to our office with his or her own unique questions. As a healthcare professional, it is important to listen to the patients, and it is my responsibility to meet their requests and surpass their expectations.

Northwestern University Columbia University Fordham University University of Michigan School of Dentistry

SERVICES Cosmetic Endodontics Restorative Pediatric Periodontic Oral Surgery

D Sandra D. Picazio, MS, DDS, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS

388 Pompton Avenue Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

PHONE

(973) 239-4315

WEBSITE www.DrSandraDPicazio.com

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r. Sandra Picazio began her dental career at the young age of 16, when she became a dental assistant to her father, the late Dr. Frank H. Picazio. After graduating from Northwestern University School of Dental Hygiene, Dr. Picazio worked as a dental hygienist in various offices. Today, she proudly serves as the general dentist at her practice in Cedar Grove, NJ. Not only does Dr. Picazio perform general dentistry, but she also provides cosmetic, endodontic, restorative, pediatric and periodontic dental procedures, as well as oral surgery. Most recently, Dr. Picazio obtained her Fellowship degree from the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Picazio’s office utilizes brand-new and advanced technologies and techniques, which have become instrumental in the success of her long-standing practice.

Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Unique services that we provide include digital radiography and the use of the best dental materials and techniques that are available today. We offer a full range of cosmetic services, which encompasses dental implants, porcelain crowns and veneers, bridges, partial and full dentures and bleaching. We treat a wide range of patients from children to the elderly and are best known for our painless injections. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. My relationship with my patients is very personal. I always assure my patients that I am available whenever they need me, even if their emergency arises after office hours. Since my practice is 63-years-old, we have established long-lasting relationships with entire families, not just indiviuals. Our office is proud to say we serve multiple generations. What’s in store for you and your practice? I serve as a dental consultant for the online Dental Advisor. We are constantly evaluating products and technologies that would benefit dental offices and patients alike. At my office, we are interested in innovations in materials and the latest applications for lasers in the dental field.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Bergen AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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River Edge Dental

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r. Marlen Martirossian serves as a general dentist at River Edge Dental. He has studied at the Las Vegas Institute (LVI), the premier school for advanced cosmetic and neuromuscular dentistry, where he established an exceptional skillset and vast knowledge of dental treatments. In addition, Dr. Martirossian has studied the treatment of TMJ disorder using neuromuscular dentistry, the use of cosmetic dentistry to correct complex cases and how to achieve outstanding results. He has also researched the treatment of sleep apnea using oral appliances to better understand the disease and treat patients that are plagued by its effects. Dr. Martirossian is committed to studying the latest techniques through continued education courses. By doing this, he is continually improving the lives of all his patients.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Hunter College New York University, College of Dentistry Lutheran Medical Center Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies

SERVICES Fillings Sealants Veneers Inlays/Onlays Bonding Dental Implants Root Canal Therapy Extractions Bridges Crowns Dentures

How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? We are patient centered. You hear the term a lot, but at River Edge Dental, we truly make every decision, every daily action, based on the individual needs of each patient. Yes, it takes more time, resources and commitment, but we feel when patients come to us, they are expecting exceptional dentistry. Patients trust us, and exceeding their expectations is what we are known for and what we dedicate ourselves to delivering every day. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. We’re most known for taking the extra time to do a full oral health physical with each patient. This includes a review of your medical condition and family history; oral cancer, gum health and restorative screenings; and computer bite analysis and airway assessment for risks of sleep apnea. It is thorough and an important part of creating the best possible treatment plans for our patients.

Invisalign® Lumineers®

What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? The most common misconception is that dental care is somehow separate and apart from your overall health. We have patients that have been diligent about attending to their every medical need, but are surprised to find that their oral health is one of the best predictors of their physical health. Once they learn about the power of the connection, they get excited about the possibilities and soon become advocates of our type of dentistry to their friends. What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? We’ll continue our education at the Las Vegas Institute, as we feel this is the best post-graduate dental learning facility in the world. We want to be on the leading edge and work hard to stay on the forefront of technology.

Snap on Smile® Neuromuscular Dentistry Snoring Appliances Dental Health TMJ Treatments

Marlen Martirossian, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

130 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 303 River Edge, NJ 07661

PHONE

(201) 343-4044

WEBSITE www.RiverEdgeDental.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Morris AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY

George J. Schmidt, Jr., DMD, FAGD How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? We put patients at ease with our low-key, family-like atmosphere. We strive to make them feel like they are indeed family. What sets us apart is the caring and compassionate way we deliver comprehensive treatment at our brandnew, state-of-the-art dental facility. Our patients are very loyal to us. Even if they leave the area, they return for treatment. They come from everywhere between Arizona and Florida and even as far away as Sydney, Australia. Above all else, we love making patients smile! I get great satisfaction from providing quality care to my patients and helping each one in their own unique way. In many cases, our work changes their lives.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Bachelor’s, Fairleigh Dickinson University DMD, UMDNJ NYU College of Dentistry

SERVICES CEREC Dental Implants Inlays/Onlays Veneers Bonding/White Fillings Crowns Bridges Teeth Whitening Hygiene/Periodontal Health Extractions Invisalign Root Canal (Endodontics) Crown Lengthening Soft Tissue Graft Bone Grafting Dentures/Partial Dentures Post-Op Instructions

George J. Schmidt, Jr., DMD, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS

197 Ridgedale Avenue, Suite 245 Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

PHONE

(973) 887-6585

WEBSITE www.DrGeorgeSchmidt.com

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r. George J. Schmidt, Jr. has been practicing general dentistry at the Advanced Dental Center of Cedar Knolls since 1998. His exceptional skills have earned him induction into the OKU (the National Dental Honor Society) and the prestigious status of Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry. His skills surpassing simple dentistry, Dr. Schmidt also has training in Botox treatments and dermal fillers, and is a member of the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics. Currently, Dr. Schmidt resides as a clinical instructor at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and is an attending dentist at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Because of Dr. Schmidt’s immense knowledge of dentistry and his friendly professional manner, it’s not surprising that patients come back even after relocating to different states and countries.

Are you using any new technology in your office? We have CEREC single-visit crowns and restorations, digital x-rays and surgical placement and restoration of dental implants from start to finish. I believe it is beneficial to our patients because they are able to get more done in one visit. What’s in store for you and your practice? Currently, I have over 1,200 hours of post-graduate education. This includes advanced training in bone grafting and the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants, which I received at a three-year continuum at NYU. I would like to continue to learn and work on more challenging cases. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? The most important qualities I would say to look for in a dentist are compassion, honesty, character, perseverance, a strong work ethic and the willingness to go the extra mile to help his or her patients and others.


NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Burlington AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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Stiles Dental Care, PC

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r. William Stiles offers some of the most advanced dental treatments in southern New Jersey. He and his staff pride themselves on maintaining a standard of excellence in order to provide quality dental care to their patients. They are dedicated to enhancing the natural beauty of their patients’ smiles through thorough exams and the latest technologies and procedures by using tools such as CEREC 3D and VELscope. In order to maintain these standards, Dr. Stiles and his staff continually pursue the latest education in the field, including lectures, meetings and conventions. Dr. Stiles is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, as well as various other associations. His knowledge, combined with his “Golden Rule” philosophy, allows Dr. Stiles to provide a relaxing and positive experience along with excellent personalized care. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. Making our patients number one makes us number one. We work hard to ensure your visit is the most pleasant dental experience you can have while providing complete care. We respect your time and promise to provide you with effective and efficient dentistry in the most comfortable environment possible. As a family dental office, not a corporate or franchise dental facility, we have the ability to focus on the patient and their teeth. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. I follow 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. It’s this attention to detail that creates an appealing smile and great results.

EDUCATION + TRAINING Grove City College Fairleigh Dickinson University Dental School Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry Member of the International Team for Implantology Member of Spear Education Study Club

SERVICES CEREC 3D Smile Makeovers Invisalign Tooth Whitening Cosmetic Dentistry Porcelain Veneers Dental Crowns Tooth Colored Fillings Inlays and Onlays Bonding Implant Restoration

Are you using any new technology in your office? I’ve been able to bring my patients the latest advancements in cosmetic dental techniques, materials and technology. This is more important today than ever because the field of cosmetic dentistry is on the cutting-edge of technology. 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. What’s in store for you and your practice? Dentistry has improved dramatically over the last decade. The constant changes in procedures, materials and techniques require an enormous amount of time dedicated to learning. One of the things I enjoy is that dentistry is never the same. Technology helps to improve dental treatments every day.

Preventive Dentistry Periodontal Disease VELscope® Oral Cancer Screening Under Armour Performance Mouthwear Dental Bridges General Care

William H. Stiles, DMD, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS 25 Main Street Medford, NJ 08055

PHONE

(609) 654-0033

WEBSITE www.MedfordSmiles.com

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 VIEW FULL PROFILE AT www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY: Middlesex AREA OF PRACTICE: General Dentistry

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David P. Young, DMD, DICOI Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers its patients. I’ve been replacing missing teeth for many years with the use of dental implants. Both the surgical, as well as the restorative phases of the procedure can be accomplished in one location. In 2010, I received my Fellowship in Implant Dentistry and in 2014, I received my Diplomate in Oral Implantology. This is the highest level of recognition that a dentist can receive by a professional organization in implant dentistry. I also perform cosmetic services including veneers, crowns and bridges.

EDUCATION + TRAINING BA: Mathematics and Education, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY DMD: University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA Fellow: International Congress of Oral Implantologists Diplomate: International Congress of Oral Implantologists
 Memberships: Misch International Implant Institute (Affiliate of Temple University School of Dentistry), Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Mercer Dental Society

SERVICES Comprehensive Implant Dentistry Comprehensive Cosmetic Dentistry Teeth Whitening Invisalign® - Orthodontic Treatment Porcelain Veneers and Lumineers Mercury-Free White Fillings CEREC One-Visit Dental Crowns Porcelain Bridges Restorative Dentistry 3D-CT Scanner

David P. Young, DMD, DICOI MAIN ADDRESS 4432 Route 27 CN-201 Kingston, NJ 08528

PHONE

(609) 497-0808

WEBSITE www.DavidYoungDMD.com

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r. David P. Young is a general dentist at his practice in Kingston, NJ. He’s had a desire to practice dentistry ever since high school and was inspired to become a dentist by a distant cousin. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Young’s advanced training and immense knowledge ensure that he gives every patient the best care possible. To provide exceptional services, Dr. Young utilizes photos, x-rays, intraoral cameras, and a 3D CT scanner to educate patients and show them what’s going on with their oral health. Although he is a general dentist, Dr. Young considers his office to be a onestop shop for smiles by offering cosmetic, restorative and implant dentistry as well. His modern dental techniques and advanced technologies allow his patients to get more procedures completed in fewer visits and ensure that they have peace of mind.

Are you using any new technology in your office? Technology is a key component to contemporary dentistry. One of the newest additions to my practice has been the implementation of CT scans/3D imaging. This equipment allows me to diagnose many infections that could not be done using traditional 2D x-rays. Also, I find it quite beneficial to utilize the CT scan prior to performing implant surgery since I have the ability to view the mouth in 3D. What’s in store for you and your practice? The best way I prepare for the future is to enroll in advanced education courses. The opportunity to speak with clinical leaders as well as sharing ideas with colleagues allows me to bring new concepts and skills to my practice, and thus the patient benefits. As we prepare to move into 2016, I’ve already enrolled in numerous advanced education programs. I look forward to sharing new knowledge with patients. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? Selecting a dentist, or any health professional, requires some effort on the patient’s part. Ask questions. You’ll be able to sense if the dentist wants to take the time to properly inform and educate you.


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A Beautiful Smile Dentistry

American Dental Arts, LLC

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fter graduating at the top of his class, Dr. David Jin started his career as the top resident at the President’s Hospital in Bethesda, MD. He served four tours with the U.S. Navy, and in 2003, planted his roots in Fort Lee, NJ. Currently, he’s a BLS instructor with Hackensack University Medical Center, a lecturer on computer crowns and dental implants and a professional coach for many other dentists. Please highlight any unique services that your practice offers patients. We offer 1-hour crowns and same-day implants. We’re one of a few offices in the tristate area with this capability. Imagine your crown is printed by a computer in less than15 minutes and you can go home with an implanted tooth the same day. How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? With 22+ years of clinical experience and our network of top specialists, we’re able to pay attention to address most needs. EDUCATION + TRAINING

DAVID JIN, DDS

BA, NYU College of Arts and Sciences

MAIN ADDRESS

1315 Anderson Avenue, Unit A Fort Lee, NJ 07024 PHONE

(201) 224-4400

WEBSITE

www.ABeautifulSmileDentistry.com www.FortLee-Dentist.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Bergen

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

General

DDS, NYU College of Dentistry General Practice Residency/Chief Resident, National Naval Medical Center Sedation/Exodontia/Oral Surgery Training, National Naval Medical Center Fellowship, American Implant Dentistry Association

r. Homa Faridnia ensures her patients at American Dental Arts are well cared for. She stays abreast of the latest dental advancements and holds a membership in the Academy of General Dentistry and the NJ Academy of General Dentistry. Since opening her practice in 1998, American Dental Arts has been keeping smiles bright. What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? Patients often don’t realize dental issues are more preventable than almost any other ailment. Therefore, staying on top of your checkups is critical to avoid major problems. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. I care about my patients’ overall health and wellness, what their hobbies are and how their families are doing. Many of my patients can tell you the names of all of my children, and I know theirs as well. Each visit is a building block upon the last. HOMA FARIDNIA, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

Academy of General Dentistry and the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry

OTHER ADDRESS

SERVICES

88 Westfield Avenue Clark, NJ 07066 (908) 776-0434

PHONE

SERVICES

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www.NJTopDentists.com Somerset & Union

Implant Dentistry

COUNTY:

CEREC

AREA OF PRACTICE:

CBCT: 3D X-Ray and Digital X-Ray Dentures, Partial Dentures Oral Cancer Screening

DDS, New York University

150 N. Finley Avenue Basking Ridge, NJ 08920

Lecturer on Computer and Implant Dentistry Cosmetic Dentistry

EDUCATION + TRAINING

Dentistry

General

Dental Checkups, Cleaning/ Preventative Cosmetic Dentistry Periodontal Disease Restorations Orthodontics Periodontics Endodontics Dental Emergencies Prosthodontics Invisalign

Digital Cavity Detection

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A P S Dental Center, Inc.

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racticing for over 25 years, Dr. Charanjit Sandhu has improved the appearances and overall health of all her patients. She specializes in cosmetic dentistry and is an expert at treating sleep issues and TMJ in both children and adults. Dr. Sandhu continues to advance her education in orthodontics, bone-grafting and implant dentistry so she can provide the best service possible. How do you ensure specialized care for your patients? I gained practical experience in many fields of dentistry like endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, orthodontics, implants and, above all, sleep-related issues. I educate my patients so they become a team in their own treatment. Are you using any new technology in your office? Recently, I passed the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine exam and can now offer oral appliances treatment for sleep-related issues like snoring and sleep apnea. CHARANJIT SANDHU, DDS

New York University College of Dentistry

MAIN ADDRESS

A P S Dental Center, Inc. 24 West Price Street Linden, NJ 07036

SERVICES

OTHER ADDRESS

Teeth Whitening

Bethany Dental Care 1 Bethany Road, 1-18 Hazlet, NJ 07730 PHONE

(908) 925-3535

WEBSITE

www.DrSandhuDDS.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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Monmouth & Union

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

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Cosmetic Bonding Veneers Deep Bleaching Cosmetic Gum Reshaping Smile Makeover

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Yvonne Callas, DMD, FAGD

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r. Yvonne Callas and her highly trained staff provide patients with exceptional preventive and restorative care for all ages. By utilizing state-of-the-art technologies including Invisalign, porcelain veneers, Zoom! bleaching and more, Dr. Callas can enhance your smile quickly and efficiently. What are some unique services that your office provides? Because my special interest is aesthetics, I became trained in Invisalign, implants, dermal fillers, Botox and smile makeover techniques. I maintain a general practice and treat all members of the family including children. Our office focus is minimally invasive dentistry and prevention of dental disease. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? When choosing a dentist, patients should look for three things: technical skills and superior training, integrity and compassion and willingness to listen to the patient. YVONNE CALLAS, DMD, FAGD MAIN ADDRESS

194 County Road Cresskill, NJ 07626 PHONE

(201) 894-5533

WEBSITE

www.YvonneCallasDMD.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

Snap-on-Smile

www.NJTopDentists.com

Enteral Conscious Sedation

COUNTY:

Preventative Dentistry Periodontics Root Canal Treatment

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Dentistry

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

SERVICES Porcelain Veneers Dental Implants Smile Makeovers Dental Fillers and Botox

Bergen

AREA OF PRACTICE:

EDUCATION + TRAINING

General

Nonsurgical Periodontal Treatment Crowns Bridges

Pediatrics

Dentures

Orthodontics

Pediatric Dentistry

Sleep Apnea/TMJ DNA Appliance


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COSMETIC & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

Clifton Dental Associates

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r. Matthew S. Kayne and Dr. Steven J. Tuckman of Clifton Dental Associates provide exceptional dental care for all patients. They both believe in keeping abreast of dental technologies and developing new skills. This is why both doctors strongly believe in attending continuing education courses. How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? Continuity, individualized care, professionalism, comfort and quality workmanship are trademarks of our dental practice. We use technology such as an intraoral camera to help fully explain and demonstrate our patient’s needs. Are you implementing any new technology in your office? We have the latest digital radiograph equipment including a digital panorex machine. Our belief in precise diagnosis is enhanced by these radiographs, which can be magnified, contrasted or even 3D-imaged, so that we are able to diagnose oral consitions with precision while using the lowest amount of radiation possible. MATTHEW S. KAYNE, DMD & STEVEN J. TUCKMAN, DMD

EDUCATION + TRAINING

www.CliftonDental.com

Dr. Matthew S. Kayne, DMD: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Dr. 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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SERVICES

MAIN ADDRESS

1005 Clifton Avenue, Suite 206 Clifton, NJ 07013 PHONE

(973) 779-1000

WEBSITE

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Passaic

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

General

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

Cosmetic & Wellness Center of NJ

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hen it comes to perfecting smiles, Drs. Anthony Vocaturo and Donald Lapine know best. Just ask any of their celebrity clients: Carson Kressley, Pedro Andrade, Montel Williams and Alyssa Campanella. Specializing in cosmetic treatments including veneers, teeth whitening and implants, both doctors guarantee you will leave their office with a stunning smile. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. At the Cosmetic & Wellness Center of New Jersey, we provide smaller, more specialized patient care. We know our patients and they know us. We take our time, we don’t rush, and we really listen to what our patients want and need. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? Patients looking for a new dentist should check for proper credentials, certification and fellowships. They should also look over reviews and to see if the dentist has a website that actually works. ANTHONY J. VOCATURO, DDS, FACE, FIADFE, FAGD & DONALD P. LAPINE, DMD, FACE, FAGD

EDUCATION + TRAINING

MAIN ADDRESS

New York University, College of Dentistry

90 Avenue B Bayonne, NJ 07002 PHONE

(201) 436-1100

WEBSITE

www.NJCosmeticDentist.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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Bergen

Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry AREA OF PRACTICE:

Anthony Vocaturo, DDS, FACE, FIADFE, FAGD: Undergraduate, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Donald Lapine, DMD, FACE, FAGD: Undergraduate, University of Scranton DMD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey General Practice Residency, Overlook Hospital, Summit, NJ

SERVICES Extreme Smile Makeover Bonding and Veneers Laser Dentistry Tooth Whitening Invisalign

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Designing Smiles Dental

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r. Judith Mamah has been practicing dentistry for over 26 years. Because of her passion for sedation dentistry, Dr. Mamah is able to treat even the most fearful of patients. She is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and belongs to the Dental Organization for Oral Conscious Sedation, as well as several other associations. How do you ensure specialized care to your patients? At Designing Smiles, patients are comfortable at all times. We offer sedation dentistry for fearful or anxious patients, and we have different techniques to make you comfortable and give you an exceptional dental experience. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? You should choose a dentist that is caring, compassionate and attentive. You should feel comfortable enough to ask any question and have all questions answered in full detail. JUDITH MAMAH, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

121 Elm Avenue Hackensack, NJ 07601 PHONE

(201) 343-4302

WEBSITE

www.DesigningSmilesDental.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Bergen

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

EDUCATION + TRAINING University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry

SERVICES Dental Implants Bruxism Sedation Dentistry Sleep Apnea Cosmetic Dentistry

General

Composite Fillings Porcelain Veneers, Crowns and Bridges, Onlays and Inlays

What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? If I think back 10 years, I am doing dentistry very differently now, compared to what I did then. I am sure 10 years from now will be even more advanced. That is the challenge and the excitement of practicing in this dynamically changing field. Describe the patient-doctor relationship at your practice. The doctor has to trust the patient to follow through and do the right thing, and the patient has to trust that the doctor is doing the treatment that best suits their condition. Trust is key. SCOTT J. CHANIN, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

334 Route 31 North, Suite 1 Flemington, NJ 08822 PHONE

(908) 838-0004

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Hunterdon

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

General

EDUCATION + TRAINING Lafayette College University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Chief Resident, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, Fellow of the International Academy of Dentofacial Esthetics, Member of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

SERVICES Crowns and Bridges Porcelain Veneers, Bonded Veneers Cosmetic Dentistry Needleless Local Anesthesia

Cleanings and Prevention

Restorative and Reconstructive Dentistry

Digital X-Rays

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r. Scott Chanin of Diamond Dental Associates says, “Our team is dedicated to making the patient experience exceptional and free from anxiety.” Located in Flemington, NJ, Dr. Chanin is committed to staying well informed on new advances in his field by outfitting his office with new technology and continuing his education to provide a superior level of treatment to all of his patients.

Tooth Whitening VELscope® Oral Cancer Screening

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Paul L. Dionne, DMD

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r. Paul L. Dionne serves as the general dentist at his practice in Glen Ridge, NJ. For over 20 years, he has utilized his advanced training in reconstructive dentistry and expertise in cosmetic dentistry to allow his patients to leave each session with peace of mind. Dr. Dionne ensures his office is outfitted with the latest technology that will help him better serve both his restorative and cosmetic patients. Are you currently implementing any new technology in your office? Dental technology has become highly evolved. A few advances you’ll find in our practice include VibraJect, digital x-rays, VELscope, laser fluorescence and intraoral photography. How would you describe your patient-doctor relationship? I go the extra mile for patients and have clients who moved out of state and fly back to see me because they put their trust in me and won’t go anywhere else. They know that I am there for them. PAUL L. DIONNE, DMD

Temple University

MAIN ADDRESS

200 Highland Avenue, Suite 260 Glen Ridge, NJ 07028 PHONE

(973) 748-7790

WEBSITE

www.DoctorPaulDionne.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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Essex

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

EDUCATION + TRAINING UMDNJ-NJDS Pankey Institute for Continuing Education Spear Continuing Education

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r. Mark J. Gleckner and Dr. Jill S. Brueckner have been proudly running the family business that their father established in 1962. Their areas of practice focus mainly on family, pediatric, sedation and cosmetic dentistry. Both dentists strive to ensure patient satisfaction, and are happy to say that they have been treating patients for multiple generations. What unique services does your practice offer to patients? We have an anesthesiologist that will come in and sedate anxious patients while we do all their work in one visit. If they have extensive needs, we can even bring in a specialist to help. What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? We are currently remodeling our office and are constantly taking the latest continuing education courses at the best dental schools in the country such as Spear, LVI and Pankey. MARK J. GLECKNER, DMD & JILL S. BRUECKNER, DMD MAIN ADDRESS

66 Ridgedale Avenue Florham Park, NJ 07932 (973) 377-1174

SERVICES

PHONE

Cosmetic Dentistry and Esthetic Restorations

WEBSITE

General Preventative and Restorative Dentistry Smile Makeovers

General

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

Implant Dentistry VELscope Oral Cancer Screening Invisalign Teeth Straightening Porcelain Veneers

www.DrJillBrueckner.com www.SmilesByDrMark.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Morris

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

General

EDUCATION + TRAINING Dr. Mark J. Gleckner, DMD: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital Residency at New York University’s Rosenthal Institute Dr. Jill S. Brueckner, DMD: University of Pennsylvania Dental Hygiene Program University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, New Jersey

SERVICES Comprehensive Dental Services for Adults and Children

Digital X-rays (Up to 85 Percent Less Radiation Exposure) Crowns and Bridges

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Advanced Dentistry

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roviding exceptional dental care is what Dr. Robert Korwin is all about, which is why patient testimonials serve as his best references. Located in Red Bank, Middletown and Monmouth County, Dr. Korwin holds three dental patents and has over 30 years of experience in the dental field.

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ith a passion for restorative dentistry, Dr. Michael Liberto celebrated his 30 years of clinical experience in June 2015. His practice has become expert in dental health and constantly invests in education and technology for its team to provide the ultimate patient experience for predictable, lifetime dentistry.

What unique services does your practice offer to patients? We offer same day extractions, implants and new teeth. We also offer relaxing dental treatments to our anxious patients with IV, oral and audio sedation methods that we invented, produced and teach to other dentists. Before or after each cleaning, head and neck massages are given from a licensed massage therapist.

Are you currently using new technology in your office? Yes, our updated technology allows us to identify problems sooner when they are smaller and fewer expensive to resolve. This also allows us to complete treatment in less visits, saving the patient time.

What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? While New Jersey mandates 20 hours of training per year, I average between 50 to 200 hours, and have earned multiple certifications in different areas including implants, sedation and orthodontics.

What unique services does your practice offer to patients? We modified our schedule and services to make dentistry more accessible for working patients. We offer extended hours on weekdays from 7 AM to 7 PM, and have Saturday appointments. We also perform dental implants in-house for our patients’ convenience.

ROBERT KORWIN, DMD

EDUCATION + TRAINING

MAIN ADDRESS

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

562 State Route 35 Red Bank, NJ 07701 PHONE

(732) 219-8900

WEBSITE

www.DrKorwin.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Monmouth

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

General

SERVICES Same Day Placement of Implants, Including Mini-Implants and All-on-4 IV, Nasal Spray and Oral Sedation Tooth-Colored Fillings, Inlays and Onlays Metal-Free Crowns and Bridges Made of Porcelain and/or Ceramic Porcelain Veneers Smile Makeovers Without Braces Cosmetic Bonding and Tooth Reshaping Invisalign and Braces Teeth Whitening All Natural Bone Grafts Latex Free

MICHAEL LIBERTO, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

1120 Springfield Avenue Mountainside, NJ 07092 PHONE

(908) 232-2242

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

SERVICES Customized Cleanings and Exams

WEBSITE

www.DrMichaelLiberto.com

24-hour Emergency Care

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Digital X-ray, Computer-Assisted Diagnosis

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Union

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

Periodontal Treatment Dental Implants and Surgery

General

“Teeth in a Day” Porcelain Veneers and Whitening Cosmetic Dentistry, Crowns Dentures, Implant Enhanced Dentures Painless Root Canals Athletic, Night and Snore Guards Convenient Hours (7 AM to 7 PM)

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Morris County Dental Associates

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r. Ira Goldberg, owner of Morris County Dental Associates in Succasunna, NJ, is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology. This places him in the top one percentile of dentists in the country. Practicing for 20 years, Dr. Goldberg offers exceptional services with extreme quality. What unique services does your practice offer to patients? Although we provide all services, we are widely known for dental implants. We do so much implant therapy that we have invested in 3D scanners, resonance frequency analysis and special software to make diagnosis faster and more accurate. What are the most important qualities that a patient should look for when choosing a dentist? Our mantra describes the qualities I feel a person should look for: “Experience, Compassion & Quality.” As a scholar of the Dawson Academy, I have the experience to provide comprehensive solutions for all types of problems ranging from cosmetics to implants. IRA GOLDBERG, DDS, FAGD, DICOI MAIN ADDRESS

15 Commerce Blvd., Suite 201 Succasunna, NJ 07876 PHONE

(973) 328-1225

WEBSITE

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

SERVICES

www.MorrisCountyDentist.com

All-on-4 Dental Implants

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Full Mouth Dental Implants

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Morris

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

General

Zirconia Dental Implants

Mountain Lakes Dental Associates

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r. Peter Eng understands that each of his patients has distinctive needs, fears and expectations when visiting a dentist, which is why he has spent the past 27 years perfecting his doctor-patient relationships. A dentist who has worked with generations of families, Dr. Eng provides clear communication and outfits his office with state-of-the-art technology to ensure patients feel at ease during every visit. What’s in store for you and your practice in the future? The future is already here. We are seeing patients who were children when they started at our practice, and now we are seeing their children. We will continue to tap into new dental technologies as we continue our journey to provide the best care possible. Are you currently implementing any new technology in your office? We use the Waterlase Dental Laser instead of a dental drill to remove cavities, which usually requires no Novocaine injections. PETER K. ENG, DMD, CAGS MAIN ADDRESS

3125 Route 10 East, Suite 1B Denville, NJ 07834 PHONE

(973) 328-7199

WEBSITE

www.PeterEngDMD.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com Morris

Bone Grafting and Reconstruction

COUNTY:

Cosmetics: Veneers, Bonding, Bleaching, Snap-on-Smile and More

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Full Mouth Reconstruction and Rehabilitation Dentures

GENERAL DENTISTRY

Dentistry

General

EDUCATION + TRAINING Boston University School of Dental Medicine Residency in Advance Education in General Dentistry Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies

SERVICES Bonding/White Fillings Bridges and Crowns Hygiene/Periodontal Health Teeth Whitening Veneers Dental Implants Dentures/Partial Dentures Extractions Root Canals CEREC

Root Canals Crowns and Bridges

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

Timothy P. Regan, DDS

Rosenfeld Dental Studio

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Please highlight any unique services your practice offers patients. I am proud to offer many unique services including Lumineers and SonicFill, an instrument used for the advanced placement of white/composite resin fillings.

Highlight any unique services that your practice offers. Our services range from simple fillings to cosmetic makeovers to full mouth reconstruction. Great care is taken with implant restorations to manage the gums to yield the most lifelike results.

rowing up in a family of dentists, Dr. Timothy Regan gained experience and knowledge long before graduating dental school. He has a vast education and training in a wide variety of medical and cosmetic procedures. Dr. Regan has two offices, in Holmdel and Keyport, NJ, where patients can be treated and educated about all their dental needs.

Are you currently using any new technology in your office? I am certified and endorsed by the American Academy of Facials Esthetics to deliver a treatment of Botox for patients who suffer from chronic pain and TMJ. We also use SonicFill, which fills the tooth with a white filling and offers outstanding strength. TIMOTHY P. REGAN, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

46 Bethany Road Holmdel, NJ 07733 PHONE

(732) 264-7544

WEBSITE

www.HolmdelDDS.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Monmouth

AREA OF PRACTICE:

Dentistry

General

EDUCATION + TRAINING Fairleigh Dickinson University New York University College of Dentistry Externship at Montefiore Hospital, New York City

SERVICES Cosmetic Dentistry Dental Bridges, Crowns and Fillings Dental Implants Emergency Dental Endodontics and Root Canals Invisalign Lumineers Orthodontic Braces Pediatric Dentistry Tooth Extraction Veneers Zoom! Whitening

ith over 29 years of experience, Dr. Robert Rosenfeld has established a practice with a modern atmosphere. Besides private practice, Dr. Rosenfeld serves as a Clinical Assistant Attending at Hackensack University Medical Center’s Dental Residency Program, and was also inducted as a Fellow in the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics.

What is the most common misconception among your patients regarding dental care? Often I hear, “Well it doesn’t hurt. How could I have a cavity?” In reality, cavities don’t usually hurt until they are so advanced that they may require a root canal. This often dictates that a buildup and crown also be done. It is best not to wait. ROBERT S. ROSENFELD, DDS MAIN ADDRESS

197 Kinderkamack Road Westwood, NJ 07675 PHONE (201) 666-8080 WEBSITE

www.RosenfeldDentalStudio.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Dentistry

Cornell University

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

SERVICES General and Restorative Dentistry Tooth-Colored Restorations Cosmetic Dentistry Snap-On Smiles Fixed Bridges Dental Implant Restorations

Bergen

AREA OF PRACTICE:

EDUCATION + TRAINING

General

Full Mouth Reconstruction Gum Disease Therapy Porcelain Veneers Teeth Whitening Cosmetic Bonding TMJ Therapy Root Canals

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NJ TOP DENTISTS 2016 COSMETIC & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

GENERAL DENTISTRY EDUCATION + TRAINING Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (New York) with Honors in Periodontics St. Petersburg (Russia) State Medical University Residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists

SERVICES

ELENA TSYMBALOVA, DDS A&E AESTHETIC DENTISTRY MAIN ADDRESS

Spring Lake Dental Care

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ith over 1,100 hours of continuing education (earning him a mastership status, the highest honor one can receive in the Academy of General Dentistry), Dr. Peter Ciampi offers top-of-the-line care to all of his patients at his practice in Spring Lake, NJ. His vast knowledge, along with the latest and greatest technology, is used to ensure that his patients receive high-quality care and the dazzling white smiles they have always desired. Are you currently implementing any new technology in your office? Our office is outfitted with VELscope. Not only can it detect oral cancer in our patients, but it can also detect the HPV virus, which is something all patients should be screened for.

124 W. Midland Avenue Paramus, NJ 07652 PHONE

(201) 652-5524

WEBSITE

www.AEDentistry.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

www.NJTopDentists.com COUNTY:

Bergen

AREA OF PRACTICE:

PERIODONTICS PERIODONTICS EDUCATION + TRAINING Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Treasurer, New Jersey Dental Association

MAIN ADDRESS

310 Morris Avenue Spring Lake, NJ 07762 PHONE

(732) 449-5666

WEBSITE

www.SpringLakeSmiles.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry AREA OF PRACTICE:

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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 Bridges and Bonding Full Mouth Rehabilitation Root Canals

Oral Surgery/Tooth Extraction All Types of Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry Fillings Crowns, Bridges Removable Prosthesis/Dentures Laminates/Veneers Implants

General Dentistry

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Consultation/Second Opinion Same Day Cleaning Prophylactic Cleaning Deep Cleaning Root Canal Therapy Orthodontic Evaluation/Braces

ALAN ROTHSTEIN, DDS AR PERIODONTICS, PC MAIN ADDRESS

16 Pocono Road, Suite 304 Denville, NJ 07834 PHONE

(973) 625-1491

Comprehensive Treatment Planning Nonsurgical and Surgical Periodontal Therapy Local Delivery of Antibiotics Diagnostic Testing of Oral Bacteria Aesthetic Periodontal Procedures Dental Implants Gum Grafting Bone Grafting Extractions Sinus and Ridge Augmentation Crown Lengthening Nitrous Oxide and Anxiety Reduction Medications Available

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GENERAL DENTISTRY

EDWARD R. ROCKFORD, DMD DENTAL GROUP OF MORRISTOWN MAIN ADDRESS

89 Washington Street Morristown, NJ 07960 PHONE

(973) 983-8303

WEBSITE

www.DrRockfordSmiles.com VIEW FULL PROFILE AT

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Morris

AREA OF PRACTICE:

General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY EDUCATION + TRAINING

EDUCATION + TRAINING

Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dental Medicine, Hackensack Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck Pankey Institute for Continued Dental Studies Institute for Advanced Dental Studies American Academy for Facial Esthetics Academy for Comprehensive Dental Studies Morris Seminars Study Group

SERVICES

SERVICES Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry Esthetics and Porcelain Laminate Veneers/Smile Design Resin and Porcelain Restorations Teeth Whitening (KOR and Zoom!) Adult Orthodontics Invisalign Certified Preferred Provider Preventative Dentistry Implant Dentistry Root Canal Treatment Dentures Crowns and Bridges Evening and Weekend Appointments

Cornell University University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine Morristown Medical Center Dawson Academy Preventive Cleanings Periodontal Scalings Invisalign Implant Restorations Crowns & Bridges Zoom! In-Office Whitening Root Canals Dentures

LISA D. RANGEL, DMD, FAGD RANGEL DENTAL MAIN ADDRESS

TMJ Analysis and Treatment Sleep Apnea/Snoring Appliances Oral Cancer Screenings Veneers

310 Madison Avenue, Suite 201 Morristown, NJ 07960 PHONE

(973) 292-0001

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Morris

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General Dentistry

GENERAL DENTISTRY John P. Little, DMD: Villanova University University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Residency at Jersey Shore Medical Center Rutgers Law School Mary K. Russo, DMD: New Jersey Institute of Technology University of Medicine and Dentistry Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital

MAIN ADDRESS

804 Highway 71 Sea Girt, NJ 08750 PHONE

(732) 449-6564

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The 6 Latest, Greatest Health & Fitness Apps By Amanda Wong

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hen they say “There’s an app for that,” they’re not kidding! Today, there is an app for nearly everything. That’s why it’s difficult to decide which are worth downloading and, more importantly, plus worth spending your valuable data on. When it comes to health and fitness apps, there are just too many to determine which are the most effective ones and those that are easiest to follow. Have no fear. We’ve picked the top six apps to make it simpler for your health and fitness journey.

Nike+ Training Club It’s hard not to relate athleticism to the Nike brand, and with this app, you can train like an athlete at your own pace, create your own program and connect with friends. Choose from different fitness goals (get lean, get toned, get strong or get focused) and then choose your level (from beginner to advanced). A menu of workouts lets you select which one you want to tackle and provides you with information such as what equipment you will need, the duration of the workout and how many calories you are expected to burn. When you need motivation, the Sport Feed (resembling an Instagram feed) is filled with inspiration from professional trainers, or you can add friends and keep track of each other’s progress.

Charity Miles What if your workout could make a difference in the world? With Charity Miles, it can! For every mile you run, walk or bike, the app will donate money to a charity of your choice (25 cents for runners/ walkers and 10 cents for bikers). It’s simple:

choose from a menu of charities and be on your way. Now you’re not just changing your lifestyle when you work out, you’re changing the world.

Noom Coach The dread of dieting is eliminated with the Noom Coach, which aims to help you develop healthier eating habits rather than put restrictions on what you can eat. This app comes with a world-class food log and calorie counter that tracks your food intake. Noom Coach takes this information and gives you advice on how you can improve your eating habits and therefore your lifestyle. Connect with other Noom Coach users to share your experiences and motivate each other!

Sworkit Kids A family that works out together stays together! Based on the Sworkit adult version, Sworkit Kids gets your youngsters involved and in the habit of exercising with this app featuring fun routines demonstrated by kids. The app combines interval training with randomized exercises

so kids won’t get bored with the same routine. Choose workouts that focus on strength, agility, and flexibility to start your kids on a fun journey to getting fit.

Sleep Cycle Part of a healthy lifestyle rests on, well...rest. Sleep Cycle takes the abruptness out of regular alarm clocks by waking you up in the lightest phase of sleep so you start your day feeling rested. The app monitors and analyzes your sleep using vibrations picked up by your phone’s microphone or accelerometer, then determines the best time to wake you up during a 30-minute span before your set alarm.

Lumosity Lumosity was designed by neuroscientists to help keep your mind sharp. Choose areas that you would like to improve, such as memory, attention and speed. The fun games help train your brain and keep those mental gears going. After all, what is a healthy body without a healthy mind?

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Take A Bite:

Snacks That Are Healthy for Your Teeth By Jessica Dietrich

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e all have our vices: whether it’s a nightly soda with dinner, an after-dinner Snickers bar, a handful of potato chips in front of the TV, or an adult beverage after a long week. We all deserve to indulge a little, but your dentist may be concerned to learn if any or all of the above are part of your daily or weekly routine. Any dentist will tell you that sugary foods and poor diet can lead to gum disease and tooth decay. Foods that are high in carbs, starches and sugars produce plaque, which causes tooth enamel to break down and cavities to form. But it’s not just the obvious lineup of candy bars, sodas and potato chips that are responsible for all the dirty work. Pizza, hamburger buns and breads are just as guilty. The labels on these foods show that they are high in sugars and starches that eventually break down into sugars. However, some foods high in sugars still contain nutrients that we need in our daily intake. So, it’s okay to have pizza for dinner, but consider a healthier snack afterwards. Put the chocolate bar down and consider one of the healthier alternatives below. If you make the better choice now, your body and teeth will thank you later. Indulging a little here and there is not the issue. In fact, it’s best to do everything in moderation. So, enjoy that hamburger with the sesame seed bun for dinner, but make a wiser choice for dessert.

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When craving potato chips, consider noshing on: Popcorn Potato chips are very high in starch, which can get trapped in your teeth. All the food particles can cause plaque build-up, which is what you need to avoid. Popcorn is a wonderful alternative, as it is not made of refined starch.

Sometimes the longing for a cold soda or alcoholic drink overcomes us. Instead go for: Water Most carbonated soft drinks are high in sugars as well as acidity, both bad for your teeth. Alcoholic drinks are notorious for their sugar content. While water may seem like a boring alternative, it certainly is the healthiest for you and your teeth.

When the hankering for a piece of toast kicks in, opt for: Whole Wheat Bread

On the hunt for something sweet? Try these: Fresh Fruit Fruit does have sugar, but these are natural sugars and it’s a fibrous snack that contains important nutrients that are good for your body. Try adding fresh fruit to plain yogurt. Be sure it’s not yogurt with added sugars. Your teeth will be happy and your body will thank you!

Some of us enjoy a piece of toast with jam or butter with a cup of tea or coffee. White bread may be what’s left in the fridge, but try toasting some whole wheat bread. White bread contains added sugars; whole wheat does not.

If you’re choosing between appetizers, look for: Cheese Any phosphorus food rich in calcium is great for protecting your tooth enamel. Cheese can help replace minerals in your teeth and has casein, a protein found in both milk and cheese that prevents decaycausing bacteria from growing on your teeth.


Winter Style Guide By Sara Brisolla

Maui Jim Kalena Sunglasses

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inter is a season for warmth and comfort, but you shouldn’t have to sacrifice fashion. Stay warm, stylish and connected this winter with these beautiful accessories from head to toe. You’ll be protected all season long and also be able to carry your essentials with ease. All Gloves Mink Nappa Leather iTouch Tech Gloves, $80, bluefly.com Taking your gloves off to use the phone is now a thing of the past. Made in Italy, these sleek gloves feature a soft nappa leather exterior and luxurious cashmere lining. Tech-friendly, they’ll keep your hands warm while you swipe on touchscreen devices.

Hunter Women’s Original Shearling Lace-Up Boots, $295, us.hunterboots.com This line from Hunter—a brand known for its iconic rain boots—is sure to please. Handcrafted, they feature a slim-fit leg with real dyed Australian black shearling and a weatherproof foot with calendered thread to ensure safety in all weather conditions.

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180s ExoLite™ Sonic Ear Warmers, $45, 180s.com These ear warmers are perfect for music lovers who love to stay active. They are constructed with QuantumHeat™ fabric, which provides lightweight moisture wicking, and QuantumSound™ highdefinition speakers that emit crystal-clear sound. They’re small enough to store in a pocket or bag and will keep your ears toasty for all your winter activities.

J. Crew Cashmere Scarf, $98, jcrew.com Dress up or down with this cozy cashmere scarf, perfect for anyone who loves to add a pop of color to a winter wardrobe. Personalize it with a monogram in a classic block or diamond insignia design.

Oakley Revenge BioZone™ Insulated Jacket, $280, oakley.com

Oakley Revenge BioZone™ Insulated Jacket

Hunter Women’s Original Shearling Lace-Up Boots

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“You’ll be protected all season long and be able to carry your essentials with ease.”


J. Crew Cashmere Scarf You’ll never have to worry about being cold or damp again. Perfect for extreme sports and challenging weather conditions, the jacket is lined with the BioZone™ insulation system that wicks away moisture, retains heat and lets you move freely. The RFID pass pocket, media touch pocket and mesh pocket ensure quick access to your essentials.

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean you don’t have to protect your eyes from the sun. The Kalena sunglasses from Maui Jim are featured in an oversized round frame complementing any face shape.

Under Armour Cold Gear® Infrared EVO Pants, $64.99, underarmour.com You won’t have to think twice about running outside with these pants. The Cold Gear® infrared material allows you to retain your body heat. It’s constructed of lightweight material and antimicrobial technology that keeps the pants smelling fresh longer.

Under Armour Cold Gear® Infrared EVO Pants

All Gloves Mink Nappa Leather iTouch Tech Gloves

Photo Credit: J.Crew, Under Armour, Maui Jim, Oakley, 180s.com, us.hunterboots.com and bluefly.com

Maui Jim Kalena Sunglasses, $279, mauijim.com

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THE NUMBERS

$3

The average amount of money the tooth fairy brings kids in America

3.5 Billion toothbrushes sold worldwide per year

16 Million

people lack access to basic dental care

25,000

quarts of saliva are produced by your mouth in a lifetime

50%

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90% of Americans over 20 have had cavities at some point in their lives

is the number of muscles it takes to smile


The Dentist Isn’t SCARY

Six ways to prove this to your children

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By Jessica Dietrich

he dentist’s office is a very scary place. That is, of course, if you’re led to believe it. As reported by Colgate.com, It has been estimated that 9 to 15 percent of Americans avoid seeing the dentist because of anxiety and fear. That’s about 30 million to 40 million people. In a survey by the British Dental Health Foundation, 36 percent of those who didn’t see a dentist regularly said that fear is the main reason. Healthy Living • 2016

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“While the good intention is certainly there, parents often set their children up for a fearful visit to the dentists.” Parents who are afraid of visiting their dentist are most likely passing on that fear to their children. This keeps them from getting important routine dental checkups to promote healthy teeth and good oral health habits. Parents usually have a tough time getting their children out of the door and into a dentist’s office. They find it takes a lot of consoling, bribing and assuring. While the good intention is certainly there, parents often set their children up for a fearful visit to the dentists. For those looking to prepare their children for a less traumatic experience, there are plenty of ways to lower levels of anxiety and possibly make the dentist’s office a place for your child to look forward to. There are plenty of things children are afraid of: the monster under their bed, a bad report card or the dark. The dentist shouldn’t be one of those fears.

meets them is certainly a great way to ease your own anxieties.

Below are six steps to ensure an easy trip to the dentist for you and your child:

Step Three: Remember the ultimate goal

Step One: Find a good match

Look on the bright side. You’re taking your child to the dentist with the goal of maing sure that your child’s oral health is right where it should be, on track for a lifelong, healthy smile. It’s vital to let your child know exactly that. You’re visiting the dentist because it is his or her job to ensure that things are just as they should be. As a parent, you’re doing the right thing by safeguarding your child’s oral health, which is a major contributor to their overall health.

The first step is finding the right pediatric dentist to fit your child’s personality. Looking up your child’s potential dentist online shouldn’t be difficult and finding a couple of insightful patient testimonials shouldn’t be either. Read a handful of reviews and you should get a good look at the dentist’s bedside manner before meeting them. If the majority of reviews claim that the dentist is very straightforward and less than sympathetic towards a fussy patient, you may find that’s the best personality to work with your child. Perhaps a dentist’s review show him or her to be the opposite, warm and gentle with compassion towards your child’s every fear. Either way, knowing a little bit more about the physician before your child

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Step Two: Put your own anxieties aside Often times, parents’ own anxieties can be picked up by their children. It’s best for parents to limit details, but to answer any of their child’s questions they may have. These answers should be simple and honest. Should the questions be difficult to answer in a way that may not be scary for a child, it’s best to leave those for the dentist. Remember that dentists, especially pediatric dentists, are trained to explain things to children in an easy, non-threatening way. It’s also important to keep in mind that certain words like “hurt” and “pain” should be avoided in any conversation regarding a dentist visit.

Step Four: Be honest It’s important to comfort and reassure your child, but the most important thing you can do is to be honest. Sometimes parents think that if they promise their child that they won’t be receiving a shot, it’ll ease their anxieties and get them


“It’s also important to keep in mind that certain words like ‘hurt’ and ‘pain’ should be avoided in any conversation...” out the door. If the child should have one during their visit, they will feel tricked and the trust between child and parent will be compromised for future appointments. Should a child ask if they will be receiving a shot that day, the parent should respond honestly and reassure them that if they were to receive one that it would only feel like a pinch.

Step Five: Don’t bribe your children Another mistake parents make is they bribe their children with rewards in order to get them to go to the dentist. For example, if a parent tells their child that if they behave at the dentist’s office they’ll purchase them a toy. If the child has a moment caused by fear and anxiety at the office, it’s an unrealistic expectation of the parent. This causes much frustration between parent and child. It may be better for the parent to suggest that they do something fun after the appointment, not dependent on their child’s behavior. Another major mistake many parents make is they use the dentist to instill fear in their children. They may threaten to take them straight to the dentist’s office for a shot in order to frighten them into good behavior. This only associates dentist visits with negativity.

each time your child is due for a visit. It’s also important to show children that a dentist visit shouldn’t be missed or put off, so their teeth can remain healthy and their smiles can stay happy. The dentist’s office doesn’t have to be such a scary place, especially when all that is done there is for the benefit of one’s oral health, child or adult. The next time your child is up at night worrying about the “thing” under their bed, tell them it might be hiding under there because it probably missed a dentist appointment and it knows it shouldn’t have.

Step Six: Teach your children the importance of visiting a dentist Never put going to the dentist on the table as an option. A dentist visit is a non-negotiable, and a child can’t talk their way out of it. Should this happen once, it could be a recurring conversation

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In-Home Subscriptions for the Family By Nicole Fonzino

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veryone loves the holiday season, a time for giving and receiving. This year, gift a loved one with a subscription box, the new fad landing on everyone’s doorstep. There are services for every type of person, including the makeup lover, manly man, health foodie… even your pets! Tailored specifically to you, subscription boxes arrive once a month and are filled with wonderful curated gifts and goodies. Instead of wrapping up the boring, typical presents this year, gift a subscription box: the gift that keeps giving all year round!

Birchbox Say goodbye to the days of shelling out big bucks at the beauty store and hello to Birchbox! Perfect for the self-proclaimed beauty expert in your life, Birchbox brings the cosmetics directly to you… and for a reasonable price. For only $10 a month, Birchbox arrives at your doorstep filled with five of the latest and greatest beauty products on the market. Now, you can find the products you love without going through the typical trial-and-error hassle. This sounds like a BEAUTY-ful gift to us!

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“Instead of wrapping up the boring, typical presents this year, gift a subscription box: the gift that keeps on giving all year round!” Dollar Shave Club Men, does a dull razor blade ruin your morning routine? With the Dollar Shave Club, you can have a clean shave every morning without the trouble of having to run to the store to pick up a new blade. Sounds pretty sharp, right? All you have to do is choose between one of their premium blades: the Humble Twin (two-bladed razor head for $1 per month), the 4X (four-bladed razor head for $6 per month) or the Executive (six-bladed razor head for $9 per month). Once you’ve selected your razor head, enter your information and you’re on your way to receiving razor blades at your door once a month. What an edgy idea!

Graze Calling all health foodies! Do you love snacking on healthy foods? If so, Graze is the subscription box for you. With more than 100 health snacks in their inventory, Graze curates a box filled with delicious items for you to taste test (and fall in love with) every week. Each snack is free of genetically engineered ingredients, artificial flavors or colors, high fructose corn syrup and trans fats.

BarkBox Even your furry friends can receive a special treat each month, courtesy of BarkBox! Each box sent to your loyal companion (care of you) comes with a variety of four to five toys, chews and treats for your dog to enjoy throughout the month. All you have to do is sign up, answer a questionnaire about your furry friend and then wait to receive your personalized dog-tastic box each month.

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Saved by the Dentist:

Major Health Issues Your Dentist Can Detect By Jessica Dietrich

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hen a dentist takes a look into your mouth, he or she sees a lot of things. The dentist can tell you what you already know, whether you should be flossing, brushing or coming in for cleanings more often. What you may not already know is that a routine dental exam can expose major issues going on with the rest of your body. Studies have linked common oral issues to diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s disease and even premature birth. Healthy Living • 2016

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“Gum line infections not only can worsen someone’s diabetes but also can contribute to the risk for heart disease and stroke.” Should a dentist see loose teeth, bleeding gums and other signs of gum disease, it’s possible that the patient could be diabetic. Gum line infections not only worsen someone’s diabetes, but also can contribute to the risk for heart disease and stroke. Seeing as gum disease is the most common oral health issue in diabetics, it’s important to keep on top of these warning signs. If you have gum disease, it’s possible for the bacteria in your gums to travel all the way to your heart. This can eventually lead to coronary artery disease. The bacteria can cause clots or plaque build-up in arteries that can ultimately disrupt blood flow to the heart. Should a dentist see inflamed gums and loose teeth, it can also be a sign of heart disease. A receding gum line combined with loose teeth can be a sign of osteoporosis. The bone disease causes changes in the bones that support teeth like the jaw. Those with low bone mineral density tend to lose more teeth. It’s possible that if bone loss is significant, dentures could become loose or illfitting. These are all signs that a medical doctor should check for osteoporosis. Dementia patients lose memory, have heightened confusion and are disorganized. It’s also common for a person with early dementia to have poor oral hygiene. Scientists at the University of California followed 5,000 elderly people over the course of 18 years and learned those who brushed their teeth less than once per day were 65 percent more likely to develop dementia than those who brushed daily. Should a dentist notice bone loss and a decline in general oral health, Alzheimer’s disease could be the cause. Pregnant women with periodontal disease are at risk for delivering a preterm baby. Every expectant mother is aware of the importance of maintaining good health, especially during their pregnancy. Oral health should not be missed. A healthy mouth also supports overall health. Keeping up-to-date with daily brushing and flossing, scheduled cleanings and dentist and periodontist visits will certainly help to maintain a healthy safe pregnancy for mother and baby. Understanding that there’s a major connection between oral and overall health is a key component to protecting oneself. The mouth offers many

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clues to any health problems going on in the body, giving doctors and dentists the chance to diagnose and properly treat before the symptoms become more serious.


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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).

ENDODONTICS

P O Dr. Scott J. Chanin Diamond Dental Associates CITY

CITY Wayne

Dr. Sidney Chonowski Sidney Chonowski, DMD

COUNTY Passaic

GENERAL DENTISTRY Dr. Allison Adams Adams Dental O

CITY Madison COUNTY Morris O Dr. Agnieszka Bara Dedicated Modern Dentistry CITY Middlesex COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Kenneth B. Beckman Dr. Kenneth Beckman O

CITY Netcong COUNTY Morris O

Dr. Gari Bloom

CITY New

Brunswick COUNTY Middlesex

Dr. Laurence C. Breiterman Advanced Dental Techniques P O

CITY Wayne COUNTY Passaic P O

Dr. Jill S. Brueckner

CITY Florham

Park COUNTY Morris

Dr. Yvonne Callas Yvonne Callas, DMD, FAGD P O

CITY Cresskill COUNTY Bergen O Dr. Ralph L. Campitiello Ralph Campitiello, DMD CITY Pompton

Lakes

COUNTY Passaic O

Dr. Anthony Cannilla

CITY Montville COUNTY Morris

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

CITY Florham

Park

COUNTY Morris

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

CITY Warren COUNTY Somerset

Dr. Richard Champagne Champagne Smiles O

CITY Morganville COUNTY Monmouth

COUNTY Hunterdon

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COUNTY Hudson

P O Dr. Homa Faridnia American Dental Arts, LLC

O Dr. Victor A. Gittleman Morristown Cosmetic

CITY O

CITY

Morristown

COUNTY Morris

CITY

Cliffside Park

COUNTY Bergen

Spring Lake COUNTY Monmouth CITY

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

Madison COUNTY Morris CITY

O Dr. Rosamina B. De La Rosa Dr. Rosamina B. De La Rosa

P O Dr. Jeannette G. Glass Gallery of Smiles

Union

O Dr. Adam E. Feret Adam E. Feret, DMD

CITY

Westfield

COUNTY Union O

Dr. Mario S. Fiorentini

CITY

Highland Park

CITY

Freehold

COUNTY Monmouth O

Dr. Roy V. Forbes

Englewood COUNTY Bergen

Kenilworth COUNTY Union O Dr. Peter Freundlich Friendly Dental

Aberdeen COUNTY Monmouth

Franklin Lakes COUNTY Bergen

CITY

P O Dr. Patricia DeSalvo DeSalvo Dental

O Dr. Edward Gaines Lawrence Dental Associates

Lawrenceville COUNTY Mercer

Englewood COUNTY Bergen

CITY

P O Dr. Paul L. Dionne Paul L. Dionne, DMD

P O Dr. Gustavo A. Garces Grand Dental, PC

Englewood COUNTY Bergen

Glen Ridge COUNTY Essex

CITY

O Dr. Olga Dubinsky Linden Dental Associates

O Dr. Richard Gensler Drs. Gensler/Zudans

Burlington COUNTY Burlington

Linden COUNTY Union

CITY

O Dr. Victoria Elikashvili Clara M. Hyun, DMD, PA

O Dr. Sally A. Gerges Gerges Dental, LLC

West Orange COUNTY Essex P O

Dr. Peter K. Eng

Mountain Lakes Dental Associates, PA CITY

Denville

CITY

Succasunna

O Dr. Richard E. Goldberg Dr. Richard E. Goldberg, DMD

P O Dr. Joseph DelPrete Dr. Joseph DelPrete

CITY

P O Dr. Ira Goldberg Morris County Dental Associates

O Dr. David P. Fishberg David P. Fishberg, DMD, PA

CITY

CITY

Dr. Mark J. Gleckner

Florham Park COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Morris

Skillman COUNTY Somerset

CITY

P O

COUNTY Middlesex

O Dr. Jerome S. Forman Kenilworth Dental Associates

CITY

Florham Park

COUNTY Morris

O Dr. Mary V. DeCicco DeCicco Dental

CITY

CITY

COUNTY Union

CITY

CITY

Morristown

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

Parsippany COUNTY Morris CITY

CITY

COUNTY Morris

CITY

Dr. Peter Ciampi Spring Lake Dental Care P O

Basking Ridge

COUNTY Somerset

CITY

Dr. Constantine G. Christolias Dr. Constantine G. Christolias O

CITY

Monroe Township

COUNTY Middlesex P O Dr. Lea N. Grand Lea Grand, DMD CITY

Rumson

COUNTY Monmouth O Dr. Robert Griggs Old Bridge Dental Group CITY

Old Bridge

COUNTY Middlesex O Dr. William Gross Parsippany Dental CITY

Parsippany

COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Michael Gruber Gruber Dental CITY

Parsippany

COUNTY Morris O Dr. Victor Gut Heritage Dental CITY

Pleasantville

COUNTY Atlantic P O Dr. Clara M. Hyun Clara M. Hyun, DMD, PA CITY

West Orange

COUNTY Essex P O

Dr. Eugene A. Isola, III

Old Bridge COUNTY Middlesex

CITY

Middletown COUNTY Monmouth

CITY

O Dr. Richard Gertler Teaneck Dentist

P O Dr. David Jin A Beautiful Smile Dentistry

CITY

Teaneck

CITY

Fort Lee

COUNTY Morris

COUNTY Bergen

COUNTY Bergen

P O Dr. Jeffrey M. Falduto Jeffrey M. Falduto, DMD

P O Dr. Luciano Ghisalberti Dr. Luciano Ghisalberti

O Dr. Nimish B. Joshi Joshi Dental, LLC

CITY

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Flemington

Dr. Fredric A. Lubit North Jersey Endodontics P O

COUNTY Morris

Lincoln Park

CITY

North Bergen


CITY Madison COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Lawrence Kaplan Dental 2000 CITY Totowa COUNTY Passaic O Dr. Rajashree S. Karandikar Mona Lisa Dental CITY Hillsborough COUNTY Somerset P O Dr. Matthew Kayne Clifton Dental Associates CITY Clifton COUNTY Passaic P O Dr. Adam S. Kimowitz Denville Dentists CITY Denville COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Hal H. Kimowitz Denville Dentists CITY Denville COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Robert Korwin Robert Korwin, DMD, PA CITY Red

Bank

COUNTY Monmouth P O Dr. Riki T. Kreitman Riki T. Kreitman, DMD CITY Highland

Park

COUNTY Middlesex P O

Dr. Donald Lapine

P O Dr. Michael Migdal Gentle Dentistry

Haworth COUNTY Bergen CITY

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

Matawan COUNTY Monmouth CITY

O Dr. Huma Mirza Smile!

Warren COUNTY Somerset CITY

O Dr. Joseph Moussa Bloomfield Dental

Bloomfield COUNTY Essex CITY

O Dr. Richard P. Nobile Richard P. Nobile, DDS

Loch Arbour COUNTY Monmouth CITY

O Dr. Nathaly Nolido Miles of Smiles Family Dentistry

Flemington COUNTY Hunterdon CITY

O

Dr. John Novack

Woodbridge COUNTY Middlesex CITY

Dr. Joel Okon Dr. Joel Okon Family Dentistry O

Lindenwold COUNTY Camden CITY

Cosmetic & Wellness Center of NJ

O

CITY Bayonne

Drs. Panicucci and Ouimette, LLC

COUNTY Hudson P O Dr. Michael Liberto Dr. Michael Liberto, DDS CITY Mountainside COUNTY Union O Dr. John P. Little Dr. John P. Little, DDS CITY Sea

Girt

COUNTY Monmouth P O Dr. Judith Mamah Designing Smiles Dental CITY Hackensack COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Kevin D. Marshall Kevin D. Marshall, DMD CITY Oakland COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Marlen Martirossian River Edge Dental CITY River

Edge COUNTY Bergen

Dr. Michael Masella Masella Family Dental P O

CITY West

Caldwell COUNTY Essex

Dr. Sean McIntyre Advanced Dental Associates O

CITY Somers

Point COUNTY Atlantic

Dr. Sunita Merriman Sunita Merriman, DDS P O

CITY Westfield COUNTY Union

Dr. Christopher Ouimette

Sparta COUNTY Sussex CITY

P O

Dr. Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta

Nicole Padovan-LaGrasta, DMD, PA Bound Brook COUNTY Somerset CITY

O

Dr. Jeffrey Panicucci

Drs. Panicucci and Ouimette, LLC Sparta COUNTY Sussex CITY

Dr. Sandra D. Picazio Sandra D. Picazio, DDS, PA P O

Cedar Grove COUNTY Essex CITY

Dr. Ellen Pikus-Katz Galleria Dental O

Manalapan COUNTY Monmouth CITY

O

Dr. Sally-Jo Placa

Madsen and Placa Family Dentistry, LLC CITY

Avenel

COUNTY Middlesex O Dr. Cecilio Po Dr. Cecilio P. Po, DMD, LLC CITY

Cedar Grove

COUNTY Essex O Dr. Fred A. Puccio Midland Family Dental Care CITY

Wyckoff

COUNTY Bergen O Dr. Gregorio Rago Hillsborough Dental Center, PA

CITY

Hillsborough

COUNTY Somerset O Dr. Rajdeep S. Randhawa Innovative Dentistry CITY

Rahway

COUNTY Union P O Dr. Lisa D. Rangel Lisa D. Rangel, DMD, FAGD CITY

Morristown

COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Timothy P. Regan Ahlert and Regan, DDS CITY

Holmdel

COUNTY Monmouth O Dr. Ralph Reilly Advanced Dentistry CITY

Middlesex

COUNTY Middlesex P O Dr. Edward R. Rockford Dental Group of Morristown CITY

Morristown

COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Edward Romano Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey CITY

O Dr. Samuel Romano Dr. Sam Romano

Madison

COUNTY Morris P O Dr. Robert S. Rosenfeld Rosenfeld Dental Studio CITY

Westwood

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. John P. Little Dr. Mary K. Russo, DDS CITY

Sea Girt

COUNTY Monmouth P O Dr. Charanjit K. Sandhu APS Dental Center CITY

Linden

COUNTY Union O Dr. John Saraydarian Allendale Dental CITY

Allendale

COUNTY Bergen O Dr. Michael L. Scagnelli Michael Scagnelli, DMD CITY

CITY

Flemington

COUNTY Hunterdon O Dr. John P. Sousa John P. Sousa, MD CITY

Cliffside Park

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Andrew Spector Gentle Dentistry CITY

Haworth

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. William H. Stiles Stiles Dental Care CITY

Medford

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

Livingston

COUNTY Essex O Dr. Viktoria Sverdlov Ridge Family Dental CITY

Lyndhurst

COUNTY Bergen

Morristown

COUNTY Morris

CITY

O Dr. Svetlana Smirnova Svetlana Smirnova, DDS, PA

Matawan

COUNTY Monmouth P O Dr. Arthur G. Scheiner High-Tech Family Dentistry

Westfield COUNTY Union CITY

P O

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

Wayne

COUNTY Passaic P O Dr. Elena Tsymbalova Dr. Elena Tsymbalova CITY

Paramus

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Steven Tuckman Clifton Dental Associates CITY

Clifton

COUNTY Passaic O Dr. Raj Upadya Esthetic Dental Care CITY

Florham Park

COUNTY Morris O Dr. Matthew Vaccaro Aesthetic Smiles of New Jersey CITY

Morristown

COUNTY Morris O Dr. Louis R. Vita Vita Head, Neck & Facial Pain Relief Center CITY

Clifton

COUNTY Passaic P O

O

Dr. Robert Scherrer

Advanced Dental Care of Ridgewood Ridgewood COUNTY Bergen CITY

P O

Dr. George J. Schmidt, Jr.

Advanced Dental Center of Cedar Knolls Whippany COUNTY Morris CITY

Dr. Jay Schuster Metro Dental Associates P O

Morristown COUNTY Morris CITY

Dr. Louis Theodorou

Glen Ridge Cosmetic and Family Dentistry CITY Glen Ridge COUNTY Essex

Dr. Anthony Vocaturo

Cosmetic & Wellness Center of NJ CITY

Bayonne

COUNTY Hudson O Dr. James D. Walter All Smiles Family Dentistry CITY

Montville

COUNTY Morris P O Dr. David P. Young David P. Young, DMD CITY

Kingston

COUNTY Middlesex

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O Dr. Hasan R. Zaidi Shore Dental Arts CITY Belmar COUNTY Monmouth

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY O Dr. Jason Auerbach Riverside Oral Surgery CITY River

Edge COUNTY Bergen O

Dr. Philip R. Geron

O Dr. Gwen Cohen Cohen Orthodontics CITY

Mahwah

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Patrick Cuozzo Cuozzo Orthodontics CITY

Lincroft

COUNTY Monmouth O Dr. Barbara Fodero Chatham Orthodontics

Chatham COUNTY Morris CITY

CITY Westfield

O Dr. Seth Margulies Amboy Orthodontics

COUNTY Union

CITY

Westfield Oral Surgery Associates

O

Dr. Benjamin Jacobs

Perth Amboy

COUNTY Middlesex

CITY Caldwell

Dr. Adam Schulof Kindersmiles

COUNTY Essex

CITY

New Jersey Center for Oral Surgery

O

Dr. Michael Kirsch

O

Oradell

COUNTY Bergen

CITY Caldwell

Dr. Rupali Wadhwa Morristown Orthodontics

COUNTY Essex

CITY

New Jersey Center for Oral Surgery

O Dr. Daniel Sullivan Warren Oral Surgery CITY Warren COUNTY Somerset

ORTHODONTICS 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 S. Chung Tina S. Chung, DMD, LLC CITY Clifton COUNTY Passaic

P O Dr. Dennis Lam Gallery of Little Smiles CITY

Florham Park Morris

Morristown

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY O Dr. Darryl Engel Kindersmiles CITY

Oradell

COUNTY Bergen P O Dr. Jay Felsenstein Kids Dental Kare CITY

Howell

COUNTY Monmouth O

Dr. Mary Jo McGuire

Pediatric Dental Associates of Clinton CITY

Annandale

COUNTY Hunterdon O Dr. Stephen Korson Summit Pediatric Dentistry CITY

Summit

COUNTY Union

Dr. Kathleen E. Nordman

CITY

Denville

COUNTY

COUNTY Morris

O Dr. Richard Glenn Rosivack Pediatric Dentistry of Union

P O Dr. Alan Rothstein AR Periodontics

CITY

Union Union

COUNTY

CITY

Avon-by-the-Sea COUNTY Monmouth CITY

Dr. Edward Sonnenberg Flanders Pediatric Dentistry O

CITY

Flanders Morris

COUNTY

O Dr. Ari Sugarman Clifton Pediatric Dental Care CITY

Clifton Passaic

COUNTY

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

Ridgewood Bergen

COUNTY

O Dr. Tracy Ginsburg Associated Periodontics CITY

Warren Somerset

COUNTY

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

Teaneck Bergen

COUNTY

Denville

COUNTY Morris

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

P O

COUNTY Morris

O

Dr. Kathleen E. Nordman, DMD, LLC

PROSTHODONTICS O

Dr. Charles Bloom

The Center for Excellence in Dentistry CITY

New Brunswick

COUNTY Middlesex O

Dr. Jerald Blum

CITY

Highland Park

COUNTY Middlesex O Dr. Michael R. Cortese Princeton Prosthodontics CITY

Princeton

COUNTY Mercer O

Dr. Ray Galvan

The Center for Better Smiles, LLC CITY

Fair Lawn

COUNTY Bergen O Dr. Madalina Iorgulescu Dr. Madalina Iorgulescu, DMD CITY

Morristown

COUNTY Morris O Dr. Peter King Aesthetic and Prosthodontics Dentistry CITY

Glen Rock

COUNTY Bergen

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

Chatham Morris

COUNTY

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

Florham Park Morris

COUNTY

The following additional providers have been reviewed and approved by NJ Top Dentists: ENDODONTICS

Dr. Valerie Barba - Manasquan

Dr. Joseph P. Buttacavoli - Brick

Dr. John G. Colucci - Jersey City

Dr. Harout Barsemian - Morristown

Dr. Polina Barenbaum - East Windsor

Dr. Zelia Cannon - Sparta

Dr. Christopher John Connolly - Sewell

Dr. Jeffrey Hahn - Ridgewood

Dr. Robert Barone - Westwood

Dr. Anthony Caramico - Midland Park

Dr. Vincent J. Corsello - Morristown

Dr. Jin Hahn - Ridgewood

Dr. George Barth - Sewell

Dr. Brian J. Cardillo - Stratford

Dr. David Crescenzo - Hammonton

Dr. Bruce Lustbader - Lawrenceville

Dr. Joseph A. Battaglia - Wayne

Dr. Richard J. Carrara - Morristown

Dr. David Crystal - Bound Brook

Dr. Lee Meadvin - Cherry Hill

Dr. Karl Baumle - Avenel

Dr. Carly Carson - Cranford

Dr. Armando Cuppi - Mahwah

Dr. Stephen Pascal - Bloomfield

Dr. Nicholas Bencie - Vineland

Dr. Dayna Cassandra - Paramus

Dr. Joseph M. DalBon - Caldwell

Dr. Dennis Pawlak - Ridgewood

Dr. Nicholas Benisch - Millburn

Dr. Steven J. Cennamo - Colonia

Dr. Barry Dale - Tenafly

Dr. Lawrence Sheer - Clifton

Dr. Lawrence M. Bodenstein - Hasbrouck Heights

Dr. Richard Charmoy - Somerville

Dr. Mark Danbe - Closter

Dr. Zion H. Chen - Princeton Junction

Dr. David J. D’Apolito - Woodbridge

Dr. David W. Chetkin - Clifton

Dr. Medhat Dawoud - Jersey City

Dr. Chester Chianese - Toms River

Dr. Steven James Decasperis - Lebanon

Dr. Anna M. Chin - Caldwell

Dr. David Dersh - Westfield

Dr. Michael Chopyk - Sewell

Dr. Teresa DeStefano - Raritan

Dr. Christine Chung - Jersey City

Dr. Joseph DiBenedetto - Little Silver

Dr. Marianne Cifelli - Little Falls

Dr. John B. Dibling - Manalapan

Dr. Burton Cohen - Bayonne

Dr. Frank DiCicco - Wayne

Dr. Jerome Cohen - Budd Lake

Dr. Michael Dill - Scotch Plains

Dr. Vincent Colonna - Colonia

Dr. Patrick D. Discepola - West Long Branch

GENERAL DENTISTRY Dr. Angela Aaron - Waldwick Dr. Bram K. Alster - Fair Lawn Dr. Jordan M. Alter - Bayonne Dr. Boris Alvarez - Bloomfield Dr. Jennifer J. Argenziano - Flanders Dr. Kenneth W. Arida - Westfield Dr. Kieran Aurori - Bayonne Dr. Melvin S. Babad - Hamilton Dr. Agnieszka Bara - Middlesex

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Dr. Navin Boggavarapu - Roselle Dr. Robert Bogossian - Englewood Dr. Anthony Bonura - Hasbrouck Heights Dr. Patrick Brannon - Phillipsburg Dr. Michael Brantley - Asbury Park Dr. Laurence Bremmer - Mountainside Dr. Richard Bucher - Oakland Dr. Alan Burton - Wayne Dr. Phillip Bushinger - Fanwood


Dr. Charles A. Ditta - Livingston

Dr. Christopher Kaplan - Randolph

Dr. Tejal Patel - Union City

Dr. Michael H. Sutton - Bloomfield

Dr. Lawrence A. Dobrin - Roselle Park

Dr. Spiros Karas - Brick

Dr. Peter M. Perera - North Haledon

Dr. Stephen Tabori - South River

Dr. Kenneth W. Donaldson - Lumberton

Dr. Dawn Kelly - Atco

Dr. Robert Piccoli - Franklin Lakes

Dr. Joseph Terranova - Hazlet

Dr. Edward J. Dooley - Spring Lake

Dr. Shannon Keyes - Forked River

Dr. Barbara Piccolo - Jersey City

Dr. Jeffrey S. Thaller - Westfield

Dr. Gabriel Doria - Bayonne

Dr. Brian Klohn - Lakehurst

Dr. Shefali Pilar - Nutley

Dr. George Thomas - Phillipsburg

Dr. Thomas Dorigatti - Brielle

Dr. David M. Klugman - Kenilworth

Dr. James Pizzale - Basking Ridge

Dr. Katherine Thomas - Sickerville

Dr. Dorothy Drain - Sicklerville

Dr. Jonathan Koren - Raritan

Dr. Carrie Polster - Midland Park

Dr. Arthur Thurm - Collingswood

Dr. Heather Dubitsky-Timchak - Hillsborough

Dr. Jeffrey Koslow - Deptford

Dr. I. David Popkin - Trenton

Dr. Mazen Tinawi - Kearny

Dr. Terrence Duddy - Montague

Dr. Jeffrey M. Kranis - Nutley

Dr. Judith S. Post - Bloomfield

Dr. Susan Toni - Metuchen

Dr. Howard Efron - Weehawken

Dr. Matthew Kreiger - Franklin Lakes

Dr. Craig Pulchalsky - Galloway

Dr. Thomas Torre - Nutley

Dr. Mohamed Elbasty - Holmdel

Dr. Roger M. Kriete - Chatham

Dr. Naren Rajan - Mendham

Dr. John J. Totera - Cliffside Park

Dr. Mark W. Elice - Hazlet

Dr. Jinu Kurian - Hamburg

Dr. Joseph Ralph - Clifton

Dr. Gary N. Tozzi - Jackson

Dr. Angeli Estrella - New Milford

Dr. William M. Lane - Haddonfield

Dr. Anthony Rapone - Carneys Point Township

Dr. Jeffrey Turner - Somerdale

Dr. Drew Fairweather - Bridgewater

Dr. Lauren Lapinski - Hillsborough

Dr. David Rapone - Carneys Point Township

Dr. J. Craig Tyl - Princeton

Dr. Dana Fallon - Red Bank

Dr. Stephen Lashen - Denville

Dr. Warren Ravner - Howell

Dr. Gary Vander Vliet - Hackettstown

Dr. Carmella Fanelle - Barrington

Dr. Anthony LaTempa - Verona

Dr. John Raziano - Raritan

Dr. Lori A. Vanderwende-Bleeker - Wayne

Dr. Donald A. Fanelli - Rutherford

Dr. Daniel Le Pera - Hackensack

Dr. Austin Rednor - Edison

Dr. Robert S. Varcoe - North Arlington

Dr. Fariba Farrokhi - South Orange

Dr. Thomas Letizia - Pleasantville

Dr. Thomas W. Reinhard - Whippany

Dr. Mariam Vaziri - Summit

Dr. Louis Feldman - Cape May

Dr. Jonathan Levy - West Long Branch

Dr. Philip Rispoli - Clifton

Dr. Douglas Veenstra - Midland Park

Dr. David I. Ferguson - Montclair

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

Dr. Bruce J. Roland - Somerset

Dr. Eric Veenstra - Midland Park

Dr. Alla Fishbeyn - Branchburg

Dr. Jane E. Ligums - North Plainfield

Dr. Fred Rosen - Marlton

Dr. Sharon M. Verdinelli - Mantua

Dr. James Fisher - Clifton

Dr. Tracy Lipson-Beck - Colonia

Dr. Craig Rosenthal - Garwood

Dr. Charles Wahl - Collingswood

Dr. Deborah A. Flynn-Nykas - Summit

Dr. Paul Lustiger - Jersey City

Dr. Nathan M. Rumore - Hackensack

Dr. Daniel Walenjus - Manasquan

Dr. Roy V. Forbes - Englewood

Dr. John S. Madaras - Hackettstown

Dr. Scott Ruvo - Sparta

Dr. Mark L. Waltzer - Cherry Hill

Dr. Jerome S. Forman - Kenilworth

Dr. Kenneth Magid - Harrison

Dr. Darren Sacks - Newton

Dr. Jeffrey Wechsler - Mahwah

Dr. Steven S. Forman - Warren

Dr. George Malke - Saddle Brook

Dr. Robert Sacks - Oakhurst

Dr. Michelle Weddle - Watchung

Dr. Bruce Freund - Englewood Cliffs

Dr. Stephen Malki - River Edge

Dr. Frank Sagen - Galloway

Dr. Stacy I. Weedon - Bridgewater

Dr. Mitchel Friedman - Lincroft

Dr. Richard Marcvo - Branch Brook

Dr. Barry Sandor - Freehold

Dr. Robert E. Weger - Convent Station

Dr. H. Craig Froonjian - Oradell

Dr. Robert J. Martino - Clark

Dr. Gregg Schneider - Rahway

Dr. Marc J. Weinberger - Bordentown

Dr. Maya Fuchs - Manalapan

Dr. Joseph Mason - Upper Montclair

Dr. Herbert Schneider - Dumont

Dr. Martin L. Weinstock - West Long Branch

Dr. Greg Gallant - West Caldwell

Dr. Joseph Mauriello - Fort Lee

Dr. Richard C. Schonberg - Millburn

Dr. Ali N. Weiselberg - Fort Lee

Dr. Lisa N. Gallucci - Marlton

Dr. Mike Mavrostomos - Bedminster

Dr. Spencer Schwartz - Nutley

Dr. Karen Winterfield-Dodds - Lawrenceville

Dr. Mitchell J. Gardiner - Shrewsbury

Dr. Mark McCaffrey - Madison

Dr. Steven Schwartz - Budd Lake

Dr. Leonard Yee - Piscataway

Dr. Iman Girgis - East Brunswick

Dr. Darren A. McKeever - Pompton Plains

Dr. Jill Schwartz-Sacks - Whippany

ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Dr. Neal R. Gittleman - Somerville

Dr. Robert McTaggart - Toms River

Dr. Michael R. Schwarz - Plainfield

Dr. John Amato - West Orange

Dr. Howard Glazer - Fort Lee

Dr. William Megill - Rocky Hill

Dr. Leonard Sclafani - Parsippany

Dr. Michael Costello - Maywood

Dr. Kimberly Goldenbaum - Cranford

Dr. Richard Meleo - North Plainfield

Dr. Chantal Scott-Alpizar - Westfield

Dr. Stevin Garin - Marlton

Dr. Paula S. Gould - Englewood

Dr. Jonathan Mendia - Old Tappan

Dr. Seyed Shahmehdi - Little Falls

Dr. Shahin Ghobadi - Wayne

Dr. Daniel J. Grasso - Brick

Dr. Alexander Milman - Jersey City

Dr. David Shapiro - West Windsor

Dr. Ronen Gold - Westfield

Dr. Drew S. Griffith - Washington

Dr. Leanne Mitchell - Richwood

Dr. Bhairavi Sheth - Hillsborough Township

Dr. Michael Markoff - Randolph

Dr. Robert Griggs - Old Bridge

Dr. Mayra Modesto-Garrido - Glen Rock

Dr. Jacob Shrayman - Verona

Dr. William Ranucci - Montclair

Dr. Bruce J. Grimaldi - Summit

Dr. Serge S. Moldavsky - Morristown

Dr. Neetika Shukla - East Brunswick

Dr. David Sykes - Linwood

Dr. Richard Gryzmolowicz - Totowa

Dr. Sehoon Moon - Rutherford

Dr. Christopher Shyne - North Arlington

Dr. Warren Torchinsky - Maple Shade

Dr. Gene S. Guerino - Toms River

Dr. David Moran - Manalapan

Dr. Inna Silman - Manalapan

Dr. John Vecchione - Budd Lake

Dr. Joseph Haddad - Somerset

Dr. Timothy Moriarty - Sea Girt

Dr. Brian Silverman - Cranford

ORTHODONTICS

Dr. Scott I. Haimes - Ewing

Dr. Glen S. Moscowitz - Waldwick

Dr. David Silverstrom - Livingston

Dr. Joseph Arvay - Morristown

Dr. Arthur Haliczer - Cranford

Dr. Michel Mouravieff - Ridgewood

Dr. Gary Silverstrom - Livingston

Dr. Michael Arvystas - Denville

Dr. Mark J. H. Hannah - Spring Lake

Dr. Mohana Muthukumaran - Lawrenceville

Dr. Joel D. Singer - Fort Lee

Dr. Sanford Bosin - Old Bridge

Dr. Kevin Heaney - Hackensack

Dr. Frank Navarro - Wall

Dr. Kenneth B. Sloane - Closter

Dr. Albert Chinappi, Jr. - Marlton

Dr. Mark Heilberger - East Brunswick

Dr. John Nazzaro - Matawan

Dr. Vineet V. Sohoni - Florham Park

Dr. Gregory Coakley - Little Silver

Dr. Mohammed W. Iqbal - Ridgewood

Dr. David Nepa - Haddonfield

Dr. Seth Solin - Fair Lawn

Dr. Gwen Cohen - Mahwah

Dr. Eugene A. Isola, III - Old Bridge

Dr. Derek Noonan - Sparta

Dr. Claire Sparagna - Linwood

Dr. Jeffrey Cooper - Ramsey

Dr. Avi Isreali - Manasquan

Dr. John R. Nosti - Mays Landing

Dr. David P. St. Ledger - Montclair

Dr. Gregory DeFelice - West Creek

Dr. Rachel Jacobs - Dumont

Dr. Daniel O’Brien - Edison

Dr. Ivan Stein - West Orange

Dr. Karen DeSimone - Pennington

Dr. Jon Paul Jacquet - Millville

Dr. James Occhipinti - Rahway

Dr. Mark Stenvall - Ledgewood

Dr. Julian Freeman - Turnersville

Dr. Narpat S. Jain - Tenafly

Dr. Gary Osmanoff - Manalapan

Dr. Alan Stern - Ocean

Dr. Scott Galkin - Woodbridge

Dr. James Jarotski - Wallington

Dr. Justin Panella - Vineland

Dr. Dennis Sternberg - Freehold

Dr. Scott Gersch - Westfield

Dr. Yosh Jefferson - Westampton

Dr. William Panico - Rio Grande

Dr. Edward J. Suchora - Saddle Brook

Dr. Glenn Goldstein - Somerset

Dr. Nihal Kamel - Cranbury

Dr. Kavita Patel - Colonia

Dr. James Susack - Pennsville

Dr. Howard Herman - Flemington

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Dr. Amy James - Haddonfield

Dr. Christina Carter - Summit

Dr. Frederic Paperth - Manasquan

Dr. Robert Benedon - Cherry Hill

Dr. Frank Krause - Cranford

Dr. Dianna Champion - Cherry Hill

Dr. Cythian Pattison - Ridgewood

Dr. Stephen Catania - Lyndhurst

Dr. Ari Krug - Lakewood

Dr. Danny Chiang - Englishtown

Dr. Lisset Penton - Morristown

Dr. Gail Childers - Marlton

Dr. Lawrence Lieberman - Saddle Brook

Dr. Annie Creato - Sewell

Dr. Philip J. Pistolas - Sparta

Dr. Cheryl Goren Robins - Millburn

Dr. Allison Loeb - Oakland

Dr. Helen DeSimone - Totowa

Dr. Herbert Portnoff - Edison

Dr. Andrew Greenberger - West Orange

Dr. Robert Loeb - Oakland

Dr. Mary Flanagan - Scotch Plains

Dr. Erin M. Power - Scotch Plains

Dr. Christopher Jones - West Caldwell

Dr. Joseph Lohner - Sparta

Dr. Kerry Gallagher - Manalapan

Dr. Suzy H. Press - Morristown

Dr. John P. Kukucka - Manasquan

Dr. Drew Lombardi - Jersey City

Dr. Robert P. Gersh - Cherry Hill

Dr. Purnima Rathi-Hernandez - Fair Lawn

Dr. Akshay Kumar - Hackensack

Dr. Roger Nettune - Basking Ridge

Dr. Sally Guerrasio - Little Silver

Dr. Jason Rosenfeld - Butler

Dr. Gregory LaMorte - South Orange

Dr. Jonathan Nicozisis - Princeton

Dr. Richard Heinowitz - Manalapan

Dr. Matt Safari - Little Silver

Dr. Jeffrey Morton - Moorestown

Dr. Sezer Olcay - Ocean Township

Dr. Stephen Hoffman - East Brunswick

Dr. Frank P. Scartozzi - Closter

Dr. Maria Parrella - Madison

Dr. Maria O’Reilly - Voorhees

Dr. Rachel Hoffmann - East Brunswick

Dr. Steven Segal - Emerson

Dr. Sapna Patla - Holmdel

Dr. Ajit Patel - Voorhees

Dr. Wendell Holdbrook - Gibbsboro

Dr. Seymour Semah - Brick

Dr. Charles Procini - Marlton

Dr. Robert Robinson - New Providence

Dr. Richard Holstein - Princeton

Dr. Jeffrey Singer - Voorhees

Dr. Frank Ricker - Bernardsville

Dr. Jason Rohenberg - Madison

Dr. Stuart Isler - Denville

Dr. Talbot Sklar - Edison

Dr. Stephen Sheinberg - Cresskill

Dr. Robert Sanford - Bridgewater

Dr. Jocelyn Jeffries-Bruno - Avon-by-the-Sea

Dr. Jin Song - Matawan

Dr. Cory Wanatick - Fort Lee

Dr. Tara Savage - Old Bridge

Dr. Bryan Johnson - Wayne

Dr. Elena Stavisky - Haddon Township

PROSTHODONTICS

Dr. Sally Song - Wayne

Dr. Dami Kim - Hackensack

Dr. Steven Stern - Manalapan

Dr. Bruce Bitzer - Ridgewood

Dr. Tony S. Tyan - Plainsboro

Dr. Michael Lateiner - Newton

Dr. Maxim Sulla - Somerset

Dr. Trudy M. Burke - Scotch Plains

Dr. Nancy Villa - Old Bridge

Dr. Martin MacDermott - Old Bridge

Dr. Elisa Velazquez - Toms River

Dr. John J. Corino - New Providence

Dr. Danielle Zeifman - Florham Park

Dr. Nadia Majeed - Springfield

Dr. Vanessa Velilla - Ridgewood

Dr. Christine Golis - Chester

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Dr. Aaron Mannella - Randolph

Dr. Sidney Whitman - Hamilton Township

Dr. William Johnson - Denville

Dr. Daniel Allen - Oakland

Dr. Gregory D. McGann - West Deptford

Dr. Stacey Yandoli - West Deptford

Dr. Leslie A. Klardie - New Providence

Dr. Joseph A. Basilicato - Pompton Lakes

Dr. Melvin Miller - Morristown

Dr. Sari Zimmer - Ridgewood

Dr. Marie Lim - Princeton

Dr. Mitchell Bayroff - Summit

Dr. Rosalie P. Nguyen - Edgewater

PERIODONTICS

Dr. Robert Martini - Emerson

Dr. Cavan Brunsden - Old Bridge

Dr. Liya Ostrow - Freehold

Dr. Samantha Aaron - Livingston

Dr. Daniel Orellana - Denville

Dr. Mary J. Burke - Union

Dr. Francine J. Paladino - Cherry Hill

Dr. James Albani - Piscataway

Dr. Arthur P. Weinberg - Woodcliff Lake

Dr. Melissa Burruezo - Bedminster

Dr. Agrino Papandrikos - Tenafly

Dr. Wayne Arndt - Morristown

Dr. Robert Weiner - Princeton

Congratulations to all the NJ Top Dentists that have been reviewed and approved for 2016!

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