About Our Doctors Meet the doctors and specialists of NÜVA Smile

Dr. Mouner Amer

Dr. Amer maintains several dental practices around New Jersey and New York with a main focus on general, cosmetic, and implant restorative dentistry. Furthermore, he performs all complex implant related procedures including: bone grafting, sinus lifts, soft tissue grafting, stem cells, full mouth rehabilitations, and full mouth implant reconstructions.

Dr. Amer achieved a B.D.S. degree in 1998 from Alexandria University and a D.D.S. degree from New York University College of Dentistry in 2003. Afterwards, he completed a two-year residency program at Staten Island University Hospital, one of the most prestigious residency programs in the country. Due to his outstanding skills and excellent patient care he was selected as a chief resident while at the residency program.

Dr. Amer is the recipient of America's Top Dentists award for General, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry.

In addition, Dr. Amer has completed a fellowship, mastership, and a diplomate at the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). His individualized attention to patients and unique approach earned him the Dr. Arthur Puglisi Award for Outstanding Patient Care, Excellence and Professionalism.

To ensure the safety of his patients, Dr. Amer is trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and CPR.

Dr. Amer is an active faculty member at Staten Island University Hospital, which is a general dentistry residency program. For over 10 years he has been lecturing dental residents on the topics of general dentistry, dental implants, and business management. By passing over his acquired knowledge to the newly graduated dentists, he was able to provide them with the highest level of information that enabled them to successfully open up and maintain their own dental offices.

He is a member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association and the Second District Dental Society of New York. His familiarity with the latest advances in dental technology and procedures insures that his patients receive optimal and up to date dental care.

Given his experience and recognition, it is no surprise that patients trust him and are comfortable with the individualized care and attention he provides. Dr. Amer is dedicated to satisfying his patients’ needs and concerns and strives to provide his patients with the health and aesthetics of a great looking smile. 

His educational background from the most recognized dental schools and training programs, affiliations with established dental associations and university programs, and experience attained from having his own dental offices enables him to do what he does best - provide superior and latest dental care available.

In his leisure time, Dr. Amer enjoys fishing, playing soccer with his kids, painting, sculpting, and volunteering in order to give back to the community. 

Dr. Mouner Amer

Dr. Khaled Eldin

Khaled Eldin, D.D.S. earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Alexandria, in 1991. Continuing his education; Dr. Eldin received his dental training at the New York University’s College of Dentistry. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the International College of Oral Implantologists, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Old Bridge Dental Center is a proud provider of Fastbraces® Technology; offering fast, safe, easy, and affordable braces for adults and children in the Old Bridge, New Jersey area.

Dr. Khaled Eldin works with his patients, so they can achieve and maintain a beautiful smile and healthier gums and teeth. Dr. Eldin takes time with his patients to explain all of their treatment options.

Khaled Eldin, D.D.S. is practicing orthodontics as a general dentist.

Dr. Khaled Eldin

Dr. H. Aminyar Orthodontist - Specialty Permit #05879

Homayoun Aminyar, DDS, has extensive experience as an orthodontist. Children, adolescents, and adults throughout Passaic County continue to see Dr. Aminyar for long-term care because of his expertise and ability to offer a wide array of orthodontic services.

Dr. Homayoun Aminyar originally graduated from New York University College of Dentistry and then completed a postgraduate residency in General Practice Dentistry at King County Hospital Medical Center, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Aminyar excelled academically, and his performance was considered to be an outstanding display of extraordinary ability. As a result, he was offered a teaching position as an attending dentist.

Dr. Aminyar has always held an interest in the field of orthodontics. He went back to school in 2005 and chose to enter a postgraduate residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Aminyar is considered an impressive scholar and a distinguished practitioner by his peers.

Dr. H. Aminyar

Dr. David Matouk Betesh

David Matouk Betesh DMD is a general dentist licensed in both New York and New Jersey. After attending Tufts Dental School and Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health, Dr Betesh started practicing dentistry in 2014. Prior to his dental education, Dr Betesh attended CUNY Brooklyn College Scholars Program as well as the Yeshivah of Flatbush. Dr Betesh’s family is originally from Aleppo, Syria.

Dr Betesh, focuses on excellent patient care and fostering positive dental experiences. He will always take the time to answer patient’s questions and explain the procedure being performed. He is proficient in all areas of dentistry. He welcomes all patients from early childhood to geriatrics, as well as those with special needs.

Among the many different services offered at Jersey Shore Dental Center, Dr Betesh's favorite procedure are wisdom tooth extractions. During this experience, a patient typically enters the office with a great deal of pain and fear. However, from the moment the tooth is extracted, all of the patient's fears disappear and the patient shows extreme amounts of gratitude to the doctor for making the procedure painless and smooth. This type of doctor-patient relationship is what keeps Dr Betesh invigorated.

When not in the dental office, Dr Betesh focuses his attention on the Sephardic Pizmonim Project, whose website, www.pizmonim.com, aims to preserve liturgical poetry of the Syrian Sephardic Jewish tradition. In addition to this, Dr Betesh has been a collector of US Coins (silver and gold) since the third grade. When Dr Betesh is at home, he especially enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two young children.

Dr. Rawan Attili

Dr. Rawan Attili holds a Bachelor’s in Biology from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.  She received  her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and then went on to complete a one year residency program for advanced training at the Hackensack University Medical Center. 

Dr. Attili is a member of both the American Dental Association and New Jersey Dental Association. She is both ACLS and BLS certified to ensure proper and comprehensive care to all patients. 

Outside of work, Dr. Attili loves to spend her time outdoors, staying active, volunteering and reading.

Dr. Zakaria Fouad

Dr. Zakaria Fouad is a dedicated general dentist based in North Jersey. Dr. Fouad earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University School of Dentistry in 2021 and has been in practice at Nuva Smile ever since.

Dr. Fouad is passionate about dentistry and has been since an early age in his life. He knew he wanted to become a dentist from very early on. Dr. Fouad practices a broad range of general dentistry and takes full passion in each service provided to patients.
Outside of work Dr. Fouad loves being outdoors. His favorite hobbies are hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Dr. Niraj Gadhvi

Dr. Niraj Gadvhi has been inspired  to become a dentist watching her uncle work on patients. She chose to get her degree from The University of Buffalo and from there graduated from The Buffalo Dental School. She is a part of The American Dental Association and prides herself in the dental office as a team player. Aside from the dental office and having her patients needs met you can often find her at the tennis courts where she enjoys playing. It is no surprise she comes in to the office and inspires others.

Dr. Bhawna Bhatti

Dr. Bhawna Bhatti earned her DDS from New York University College of Dentistry in 2005. She has been practising dentistry in New Jersey for the last 18 years.

Dr. Bhatti participates in numerous continuing education courses. These newer techniques and information allow her to provide her patients with the most advanced quality dental care. Her gentle caring touch and kind manner makes the dental experience special for all her patients.

Dr. Bhatti is married and has two children. She loves arts, traveling and spending time with her family in her leisure time.

Dr. Bhawna Bhatti

Dr. Nazia Pathan

Dr. Nazia Pathan is a highly experienced and passionate dentist who graduated from Boston University with DMD High Honors. She has been practicing dentistry for over 17 years after graduating from KIMS Bangalore, India, in the year 2005. She has served diverse and underserved populations with oral and dental health education and treatment. She has also completed a certificate course in skill enhancement training in surgical and prosthetic aspects of implant dentistry, and has participated in various clinical case discussions with experts in the field. She seeks to contribute to the advancement of preferential treatment in dentistry and apply her knowledge and skills to help more people smile with confidence.

Dr. Nazia Pathan

Dr. Daniel Kwon Paterson

Dr. Daniel Kwon, D.D.S., originally from California, earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry and economics with honors. After graduating, he worked as an associate researcher in dental biomaterials at UAB School of Dentistry before starting the post-doctoral residency program in dental biomaterials. He has extensive knowledge in working with novel and advanced dental materials ranging from the latest examples of tooth colored crowns to cosmetic materials and advanced bonding techniques to avoid crowns "popping off". Dr. Kwon received his dental surgery training at the New York University College of Dentistry, where he graduated with one of the highest clinical experiences from the group practice. He is currently member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and New Jersey Dental Association. In his free time, Dr. Kwon enjoys going on trips, restoring his project car and practicing golf to train for the amateur championships.

Dr. Daniel Kwon

Dr. Mahesh Limbani Clifton

Dr. Mahesh Limbani received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in 2014 through the program for overseas dentists. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), earned in 2006 from Bangalore, India's Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. Dr. Mahesh Limbani is well-versed and proficient in common general dentistry procedures, such as fillings, extractions, crowns, bridges, implants, cosmetic dentistry, and periodontal treatment.

Currently, Dr. Limbani has performed over 4500 root canal treatments, extractions, and crowns, showing he has the experience patients seek when choosing a dentist. While attending the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Bangalore, India, he was honored with the title of "Best Outgoing Student of the Class" in 2006. Dr. Limbani took part in several outreaches, and preventive community service activities at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, including Give Kids A Smile, Oral Health Education Seminars, and Tobacco Awareness Programs. Dr. Limbani belongs to the "Cast Gold Study Club of New Jersey" and the "Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society." He is a member of the Indian Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Student Association, and New Jersey State Dental Association. He speaks Gujarati, Hindi, and English fluently.

Dr. Maggie Leung Pediatric Dentist - Specialty Permit #06990

Dr. Maggie Leung, Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, was born in Hong Kong and raised in New York City. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics before completing a post-baccalaureate pre-medical program at the Harvard Extension School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Maggie went on to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine. Following dental school, she completed a General Practice Residency at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center where she also rotated through Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Subsequently, Dr. Maggie advanced her specialty training and completed a Pediatric Dental Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital.  She also achieved certification of proficiency in laser dentistry and is certified in Invisalign.

Dr. Maggie's extensive training provided her with knowledge and experience in all scopes of pediatric dentistry including management of odontogenic infections, dentoalveolar trauma, behavioral management, dental treatment under sedation and dental care for special needs patients. As a pediatric dentist, her goal is to foster healthy and positive relationships with her patients and their families while guiding them toward a lifetime of excellent oral health. 

Dr. Robert Baskies Clifton

Dr. Robert Baskies earned a BS, double majoring in Biology and Sociology, at Boston University and he graduated cum laude. Dr. Baskies obtained his degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine and graduated with honors in oral medicine. He then went on to found and operate his group practice, Dr. Baskies D.M.D. P.C. in Chelsea, Massachusetts, which offered general and cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, and orthodontics.

Dr. Baskies served as Chief of Dentistry at the Massachusetts Veterans Home. He is highly skilled in root canals, has performed thousands of implants, and is a brilliant diagnostician. His interests include spending time with his wife and daughter along with traveling, grilling, and finding the best deli. Dr. Baskies believes that to help patients achieve their dental health goals, he must treat the entire person. He likes to ensure that his patients understand their course of treatment so they can be active participants in their dental health journey. 

Dr. Bridget Henn Orthodontist - Specialty Permit #06515

Dr. Bridget Henn is dedicated to giving her patients beautiful smiles they can feel proud and confident about! She loves being an orthodontist and was inspired by her own orthodontic experience as a teenager. Dr. Henn attended Yale University for her undergraduate studies, receiving a degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and graduated in the top 10% of their class. She completed her Orthodontics residency at Maimonides Medical Center, and served as chief resident in her final year.

Dr. Henn is board-certified with the American Board of Orthodontics. She is trained in all phases of orthodontic treatment, including interceptive, growth modification, comprehensive treatment with metal and clear braces, clear aligner therapies, surgical orthodontics, and treatment of cleft lip/palate. When not practicing orthodontics, she can be found with her husband and children, at the beach or on the ski slopes.

Dr. Medhat Awad Fort Lee, Ridgefield Park, East Brunswick

Specializes in general and restorative care, the latest wave technique in root canals, and cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening and porcelain veneers. Dr. Medhat Awad graduated New York University College of Dentistry, the third oldest and the largest dental school in the country, in 2000. He has been licensed in both New York and New Jersey for over 15 years, and has practiced outside the U.S. for four years. Dr. Awad stays current with industry practices through continuing education programs at Columbia and Rutgers Universities.

Education:

  • DDS, New York University College of Dentistry
  • BDS, Cairo University, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine
  • High Dental Diploma (HDD) postgraduate degree in Oral Surgery, Cairo University
  • Certificate from American Dental Association
  • Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, one-year General Dentistry Residency Program
  • Certificate of Research, Patient Care and Teaching

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association

Dr. Rabih Al Faytarouni East Brunswick, Piscataway

Dr. Rabih Faytroni  is a highly skilled and compassionate general dentist with over 8 years of experience. After completing three years of BS in dentistry at Damascus University, Dr. Faytroni graduated as a DDS from the Lebanese University in Lebanon at 2015, then finished a residency program in general dentistry IAPP at Southern Illinois School of dental medicine with A DMD degree at 2023.

Dr.Faytroni is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in dental technology and techniques. He regularly attends continuing education courses and is a member of the American Dental Association.

As a general dentist, Dr. Faytroni provides a wide range of services to help patients maintain healthy teeth and gums. His services include routine checkups, restorative procedures such as fillings and crowns, cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening and veneers, and more. Dr. Faytroni takes a personalized approach to each patient's care, taking the time to listen to their concerns and provide tailored treatment plans that meet their unique needs.

When Dr. Faytroni is not working, he enjoys spending time with his son and his wife and participating in community events. He is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of those around him, both in and out of the dental office.

Dr. Karla Isaacs Orthodontist - Specialty Permit #05379

Dr. Karla Isaacs completed the majority of her coursework at The University of Florida, she ultimately graduated in 1993 from the University of Central Florida after relocating, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. Her doctoral degree in dentistry (D.D.S.) was obtained from the Howard University College of Dentistry in 1997, where she received a designation of Honors in Prosthodontics. After acceptance into the Ivy League Columbia University College of Dentistry, she started her postgraduate specialty training in Orthodontics in 1999. She graduated from the program in 2002.  Dr. Isaacs has been both a member and active participant in the professional organization the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) since 1999.

Dr. Isaacs, from a family of physicians, has always dreamed of pursuing a career in orthodontics, thus the opportunity to open an orthodontic practice in her home state of New Jersey represents the culmination of her unparalleled work ethic, ambition, and tenacity. She is a happily married mother of two children. When she is not working, the majority of her time is spent supporting their active participation in dance, gymnastics, musical instruction, and singing. She avidly encourages their participation in many competitions both locally and nationally, as well as the entrepreneurial spirit which they have demonstrated.

Dr. Niraj Gadhavi East Orange

Dr. Niraj Gadvhi has been inspired  to become a dentist watching her uncle work on patients. She chose to get her degree from The University of Buffalo and from there graduated from The Buffalo Dental School. She is a part of The American Dental Association and prides herself in the dental office as a team player. Aside from the dental office and having her patients needs met you can often find her at the tennis courts where she enjoys playing. It is no surprise she comes in to the office and inspires others.

Dr. Rida Kazmi Totowa, Elizabeth, Ridgefield Park

Dr. Rida Kazmi is an emerging professional in the dental field, known for her commitment to excellence and a profound interest in specializing in periodontics. After earning her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the renowned New York University College of Dentistry in 2021, she has been on a path that is characterized by rigorous academic and clinical training aimed at mastering the complexities of periodontal care.

Currently, Dr. Kazmi is on track to receive her certification in periodontics from NYU in 2024, a journey that underscores her dedication and the high level of competence she is poised to bring to her clinical practice. She adopts a holistic approach to dental care, emphasizing the importance of preventative measures alongside the treatment of periodontal issues, with the aim of improving the overall oral health and well-being of her patients. When not immersed in her dental pursuits, Dr. Kazmi has a profound love for traveling. Her passion for discovery and learning mirrors her approach to dentistry—constantly seeking to broaden her knowledge and understanding to better serve her patients.

Dr. Nafis Rahman Old Bridge, Elizabeth

Dr. Nafis, a recent graduate of the NYU College of Dentistry, brings a fresh perspective and dedication to patient-centered care to NUVA Smile. With a sincere commitment to making a positive impact in his patients' lives, Dr. Nafis prioritizes empathy and understanding in his approach to dentistry. He strives to ensure that every patient feels heard, valued, and respected.

Beyond the dental office, Dr. Nafis leads an active lifestyle, enjoying activities such as lifting weights, playing soccer, hiking, and spending quality time with his family. As a valued member of the NUVA Smile team, Dr. Nafis looks forward to building meaningful relationships with his patients and helping them achieve healthy, beautiful smiles that last a lifetime. 

Dr. Anjali Nanda Orthodontist - Specialty Permit #06824

Dr. Anjali Nanda is passionate about perfecting patients' smiles. Dr. Nanda grew up in California and Virginia, where she received her Bachelor's in Cognitive Sciences in 2012 at the University of Virginia. She then completed the DDS program at the University of Oklahoma and an orthodontic residency at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Nanda is a board-certified member of the American Board of Orthodontics. She is the oldest of three girls and loves spending time with her sisters and the rest of her family. She enjoys practicing yoga, traveling, and reading just about anything she can get her hands on! Dr. Nanda is dedicated to delivering excellent orthodontic treatment.

Dr. Hima Desai Elizabeth

Dr. Desai takes pride in providing high quality dentistry to her patients in a comfortable caring environment. Dr. Desai grew up in India and earned her Bachelors in Dental Surgery. After that, Dr. Desai completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Boston University with high honors and on the dean's list. Dr. Desai has a strong belief that learning is a life-long commitment and she remains active in various dental study clubs as well as attends continuing education. She especially focuses on staying current with the latest innovation, materials, and techniques in dentistry. Dr. Desai is an active member of ADA, AAWD, AGD, AACD, Indian dental association.

Dr. Desai is certified with Invisalign, CAD-CAM, PRP, Botox, Derma fillers and Kybella. Dr. Desai speaks English, Hindi and Gujarati. In her spare time, Dr. Desai loves to be outdoors. Her hobbies include hiking, cooking, exercising and traveling. She especially enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Dr. Mohamed Aboelsaad Totowa, Manalapan, Old Bridge, Elmwood Park

Dr Aboelsaad joins our offices 7 years ago and continuing to be an amazing member or our team.

Dr. Aboelsaad graduated from Alexandria Dental school in 2011.He continued his education at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He is a member of American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Aboelsaad treats his patients with great passion and the utmost respect. He provides patient care through maintaining the highest ethical, personal, and professional standards.

Dr. Nikesh Nagar West New York, Newark, Elmwood Park

Dr. Nikesh Nagar is a highly skilled dentist dedicated to providing exceptional dental care and helping patients achieve their ideal smiles. Obtaining his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in the top 10% of their class, Dr. Nagar possesses a strong foundation in dental expertise. Following graduation, Dr. Nagar pursued advanced training through a general practice residency at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the most prestigious residency programs in the country. This additional focus has equipped Dr. Nagar with the knowledge and proficiency to offer comprehensive dental solutions, including dental implants, root canal therapy, cosmetic dentistry, and full mouth rehabilitation.

Committed to personalized patient care, Dr. Nagar takes the time to understand each patient's unique needs and desires, striving to exceed expectations with every visit. Whether it's routine dental maintenance or complex restorative procedures, patients can trust in Dr. Nagar's expertise and compassionate approach. Outside of the office, Dr. Nagar enjoys spending quality time with family and exploring the vibrant culinary scene of New York City.

Dr. Alma Dema Totowa, Elmwood Park

Dr. Alma Dema, D.M.D. earned her undergraduate degree from Albanian University in Tirana, Albania and she earned her dental degree from Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Dema is currently a member of Massachusetts Dental Society and the American Dental Association. Dr. Dema loves to work with every patient as her passion is to ensure each patient can show off his or her healthy and beautiful smile. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, cooking and teaching them about dentistry.

Dr. Amed Bientz Mendez Englewood

Dr. Amed Bientz Mendez was born in Cuba and moved to New Jersey at age 20 where he spent his spare time enjoying the outdoors, running, and playing soccer. He has always known that he wanted to give back by helping others. Early on, he was drawn to the artistry of dentistry and how this art has the power to heal and positively impact someone's life, and in many cases, save their life. Today, he feels grateful knowing that he not only enjoys the work that he does, but is making someone's life that much better.

Dr. Mendez graduated from Kean University with a bachelor's degree in Biology. Shortly after, he received a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. He considers himself a lifelong learner and takes every opportunity to look at situations with a unique perspective. At work, the well-being of his patients is his primary concern.

Dr. Tracy Zhu Hamilton

Dr. Tracy Zhu is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she received a degree in psychology. She then went on to graduate from the​ University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Zhu also completed a GPR at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She is affiliated with ADA and NJDA and is certified in AAFE botox & derma fillers and Invisalign. Dr. Zhu decided to pursue dentistry as it provides her with the opportunity to both work with her hands and put a smile on her patients’ faces.

In her free time, Dr. Zhu enjoys reading and spending time tending to her garden. She also stays active by doing yoga and pilates.

Dr. Amal Abdel-Razek Hamilton, Neptune

Dr. Amal Abdel-Razek received her DDS degree at College of Dental Medicine, Cairo University, where she also completed her general practice residency. She worked there as an assistant professor of endodontics after receiving both her Masters and PhD degrees in Endodontics. After moving to the USA, she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine.  Dr. Abdel-Razek believes in patient education and providing quality dentistry in a warm and friendly environment. 

Her strong educational and clinical background allows her to provide exceptional care in all aspects of dentistry to her patients. Dr. Abdel-Razek takes special pride working with each patient towards their individual dental goals to help them achieve the best outcome. Dr. Abdel-

Razek is a member of the American Dental Association and New Jersey Dental Association. 
She is married and has three wonderful children. She and her family enjoy spending time outside hiking, relaxing at the beach, and exploring new places.

Dr. Adam Taylor Neptune, East Brunswick, Piscataway

Dr. Adam Taylor is an Associate General Dentist at Nuva Smile dental center.  He has over 18 years of experience in Restorative dentistry. His areas of interest include: Root Canals, Surgical Extractions with Bone Grafts, Crown and Bridge and Fillings.

Dr. Taylor graduated on the Dean’s List from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, NJ in 2005. He completed his General Practice Residency in 2006 at Bronxcare in the Bronx, NY.  He also makes it a priority to attend Continuing Education courses in Restorative dentistry. Taking care of his patients is his number one concern. He believes in educating his clients so that they can make the best decision possible for their dental needs.  I have been told by my patients that I have a gentle touch when I am performing their dental work. This is a quality that I am most proud of because I do not believe that dentistry should be painful. On his person time, Dr. Taylor enjoys spending time with his friends and family. He enjoys staying active by going to the gym or running in the park. His extracurricular activity is ushering at his church.

Dr. Veronica Michael Neptune

Dr. Veronica Michael attended Rutgers University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science & Sports Studies with a minor in Psychology. She then graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Massachusetts, with her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree.

During her free time, Dr. Michael enjoys spending time with friends & family, reading, hiking, and giving back to the community through church services. She is also an extremely dedicated and loyal customer to Starbucks.

Dr. Jennifer Claussen Newark

Dr. Jennifer Claussen, is originally from Cali, Colombia but earned her D.M.D degree from Rutgers University of Dental Medicine; she also obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Florida International University. Her philosophy is preventive, non-invasive, pain free general dentistry. 

Dedicated and Enthusiastic dental professional, focused on providing reliable dental care to patients by seeking advanced education and practice through continuing education courses and fellowship programs to stay up-to-date with the advancing technology, methods, approaches, and dental treatments, recognizing areas in need of improvement, and gaining new skills to keep expanding her vision as a dentist, whenever possible. All directing for the same purpose of going above and beyond with patients’ needs and desires.

Dr. AWS Daraldik Paterson

Dr. Daraldik is passionate about dentistry and takes pride in every procedure he accomplishes. His goal is to always give his patients the best treatment possible. He concentrates on general dentistry and cosmetics and takes implant courses to treat more comprehensive cases.

Dr. Daraldik completed one year in the Master’s Program of Preventive and Interceptive Orthodontics in 2012 at Monastir School Of Dental Medicine. In 2019, Dr. Daraldik accomplished one year of research fellowship at the Oral Biology Department at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. In 2022, he earned a DDS degree from University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He is also trained in Basic Life Support (BLS). Dr. Daraldik is a member of the American Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the New Jersey Dental Association. He is also certified in laser and Invisalign aligners. In his free time, Dr. Daraldik enjoys traveling, playing soccer, reading books, and volunteering in his community.

Dr. Thomas Viccaro Ridgefield Park

Originally hailing from Wayne, New Jersey, Dr. Viccaro achieved his undergraduate degree from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and headed back to the Garden State to earn his dental degree at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, New Jersey. He then went on to complete his general practice residency at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey.

From his early love for creative writing to the approachable, attentive dentistry he provides today, Dr. Viccaro is a people person who truly enjoys learning others' stories. His ambition is to walk alongside his patients on their smile journey and inspire vibrant dental health with communicative, educational, relationship-based care. He understands what it's like to be a patient, and he will always put their well-being at the forefront of his practice. When he's not treating patients, you can find Dr. Viccaro messing with flavorful recipes in the kitchen, exploring beautiful places with friends, and storytelling through the art of writing. He's written a play, and he's currently working on his second book. 

Dr. Hayeon Koo Ridgefield Park

Dr. Hayeon Koo, originally from Seoul, Korea, graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Nutritional Science from Cornell University. She then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Koo was selected to complete a multi-disciplinary General Practice Residency at the BronxCare Health System in Bronx, New York, where she received advanced training in all the specialties of dentistry including oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatrics and treatment of medically compromised patients. 

Dr. Koo is an active member of the American Dental Association and a certified provider of Invisalign. Dr. Koo listens intently to patients' needs and concerns in order to provide professional, gentle and quality care.

Dr. Thomas Jacoby Teaneck

Dr. Jacoby has extensive experience in all phases of General Dentistry. He is focused on finding solutions to dental concerns for ALL patients. Dr. Jacoby has spent more than 20 years in private practice in both New York and New Jersey. He received his DMD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1991 and completed hi General Practice Residency at Goldwater Hospital. Dr. Jacoby served on the faculty of New York University College of Dentistry from 1993 through 2014, in the Department of Oral Medicine.

Dr. Jacoby has enjoyed a variety of experiences in many components of the dental profession in his more than 30 years in the field. He has an extensive awareness of the spectrum of treatment options open to patients and has delivered most of them, with experience in all phases of care.  He has placed more than 3000 dental implants and pursued advanced training in Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Jacoby is focused on oral health as a component of overall health.  The dental condition of the individual can affect all aspects of a person's life, and Dr. Jacoby's goal is to ensure that he explores all meaningful options for dental care with his patients.

Dr. Justin Dornisch Teaneck

Dr. Justin Dornisch is a University of Florida alumni, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine graduate, and completed his residency at the prestigious Hackensack Meridian Health GPR program. Dr. Dornisch grew up watching and learning from his grandfather and uncle, both prominent dentists, and fell in love with the profession at a young age.
 
Dr. Dornisch has achieved great success in all aspects of modern general dentistry. He believes in incorporating the patient's needs and wants with evidence based dentistry to achieve the best possible patient outcomes, both aesthetically and functionally.

Dr. Anita Kabaria TMJ/Sleep Apnea Specialist

Dr. Anita Kabaria is a skilled and compassionate dental professional specializing in the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ), Orofacial Pain, and Dental Sleep Medicine. With extensive training and experience in this specialized field, she brings a unique perspective and expertise to her practice.
 
Originally from India, Dr. Kabaria completed her dental education at a prestigious dental school in Karad, where she earned her doctorate. Seeking to further expand her knowledge and skills, she pursued advanced education and training opportunities abroad. She obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and underwent advanced training focused on Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD) and Orofacial Pain at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.
During her residency at the Veteran's Hospital, Dr. Kabaria dedicated her time to providing exceptional dental care to our nation's veterans. 
 
Known for her warm and empathetic approach, she understands the physical and emotional challenges faced by individuals. She is committed to helping her patients find relief from their TMJ dysfunction, Orofacial Pain, and breathing disorders through conservative therapies and advanced interventions. To stay at the forefront of her field, she regularly attends conferences and seminars, continuously expanding her knowledge and ensuring that she can provide her patients with the most effective and highest quality care.
 
Outside of her practice, Dr. Kabaria enjoys traveling with her husband and two young daughters. She also has a passion for painting, dedicating her free time to artistic expression. Additionally, she loves being outdoors, particularly engaging in activities like skiing or hiking.
 
Dr. Kabaria is excited about the opportunity to assist you and looks forward to providing you with exceptional care.

Dr. Jacob Elias Totowa

Dr. Elias is a passionate and dedicated dentist with a commitment to providing high-quality dental care. He earned my Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and have since gained valuable experience in various dental procedures. Dr. Elias is known for their gentle and compassionate approach, making patients feel comfortable and at ease during their dental visits. His hobbies include playing sports and board games, spending time with family, and going to the gym.

Dr. Javier Urquiola Prosthodontist - Specialty Permit #05110

Dr. Javier Urquiola is a prosthodontist and has been a practicing prosthodontics since 1996. Dr. Urquiola received his undergraduate education at Columbia College at Columbia University. After college he entered New York University College of Dentistry and graduated in 1991. He continued his dental education in a one year general practice residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.

Dr. Urquiola received his prosthodontics training at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. After completing his postgraduate studies, Dr. Urquiola joined the faculty of Columbia University as a full time assistant professor.

Dr. Urquiola is the developer and patent holder for an implant framework design. He has written several articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Urquiola serves on the board of reviewers for the Journal of Prosthodontics, the official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists, which promotes the advanced study and practice of prosthodontics, implants, aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry.

Dr. Naldo Barbagelata West New York

Dr. Naldo Barbagelata, DMD is from Peru. He graduated with his dentistry degree in 1991.Then in 2013 he graduated as a DMD from the University of Puerto Rico’s advanced placement dental program. Dr. Barbagelata is a skilled general dentist who specializes in fillings, root canal treatments, dentures, crowns and bridges. Dr. Barbagelata is bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish. In his free time, Dr. Barbagelata enjoys music and soccer.

Dr. Carmen Uceta West New York

Dr. Carmen Uceta is a dedicated and compassionate dentist with more than 26 years of experience in providing high-quality dental care.  She graduated from New York University Dental School (DDS) degree. She is constantly staying current with advancements and continuing education in her field. She has been part of the West New York community for more than 23 years providing personalized and patient-centered dental care. She is passionate about helping others achieve a beautiful smile.

Dr. Edward Klinger Periodontist - Specialty Permit #16477

Dr. Klinger attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 1987. In 1993, he continued his studies at Penn in a unique dual postdoctoral specialty program in Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis. He completed the program in 1996 and received a certificate for each specialty as well as the coveted Director’s Award for excellence.

Dr. Klinger was a member of the Penn Dental faculty in Restorative Dentistry and Periodontics from 1992-1997. He has also been recognized as a Top Doc in NJ Monthly and Philadelphia Magazines. Dr. Klinger has been practicing Periodontics and Implant Dentistry for almost 30 years and is currently part of our Westmont, NJ team.

Dr. Jeffrey Aron Westmont

Dr. Jeffrey Aron graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1982. He's been practicing dentistry for over 40 years in the state of New Jersey. His goal is to provide excellent care and quality workmanship to all my patients.  He's originally from New York, and he currently resides in Old Bridge, NJ. He is passionate about the Yankees, classic rock, and history. He has a beautiful wife, three successful children, and one amazing grandson.

Dr. Joseph DelRocini Westmont

Dr. DelRocini was born and raised in South Jersey. He attended Triton high school in Runnemede. He went to Oglethorpe University in Atlanta on an academic scholarship majoring in biology and history. Dr. DelRocini graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine with a DMD degree. He started his career treating the underserved in Philadelphia and Camden. He has been a provider in this current location since 1997.

Dr. Noor Tarazi Orthodontist - Specialty Permit #06919

Dr. Tarazi developed a passion for the sciences early on, culminating in her pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from George Washington University. At Temple University, Dr. Tarazi earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and Orthodontic Certificate. She also achieved her board certification from the American Board of Orthodontics. Since 2020, Dr. Tarazi has continued to be an active member in the orthodontic community, attending various conferences and continuously staying up to date with the latest advancements in orthodontic treatments and techniques.

Outside her professional life, Dr. Tarazi cherishes her time with family and friends. She indulges in culinary experiments and exploring new recipes in the kitchen. A lover of continual learning, she enjoys enriching her knowledge through various podcasts. She also enjoys to travel with her husband, Kyle, exploring new cultures and destinations. Dr. Tarazi is committed to delivering exceptional results and provide the best possible care to her patients. She is constantly developing and maintaining positive relationships with patients and their families to ensure a comfortable and pleasant experience throughout their orthodontic treatment journey. 

Dr. Omar Siddiqi Westmont

Dr. Siddiqi attended Rutgers where he received his Bachelor Degree of Biology and Psychology. Working with patients throughout his undergraduate years persuaded him to apply for dental school. Graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ in 2005. He was accepted to the GPR program in Monmouth Medical center in Long Branch NJ, where he held a Chief Residency position. Dr. Siddiqi has been part of the Saddle Brook dental team since 2014.

Dr. Parshav Patel Westmont

Dr. Patel believes in practicing gentle and compassionate, quality comprehensive-care dentistry. He believes that the best approach to any treatment is to first take the time to understand his patient’s needs and wants, and to then provide the best functional and esthetic result possible. 

Dr. Patel has extensive experience in all aspects of modern dentistry with beautiful results. He received his dental degree from Columbia University in 1994. He regularly attends continuing education courses in the various fields of dentistry in order to stay abreast of the most modern and current approaches for his patients’ treatment. 

Outside of the office, Dr. Patel enjoys riding motorcycles, skateboarding, fitness, and spending time with his wife and newly rescued shelter-pup, Munky

Dr. Teresa Heberley Westmont

Dr. Heberley is a graduate of LaSalle University where she received a B.A. degree in Computer Science. She then attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and graduated with a D.M.D. degree in 1989. The following year Dr. Heberley completed a General Practice Residency program at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, CT. She has been living and practicing in the South Jersey area for 30+ years providing quality care to adults and children with an exceptional level of patience, professionalism, and compassion. Dr. Heberley is currently working at our Westmont, NJ location.

Dr. Andrew Korinis Wyckoff

Dr. Korinis practices a philosophy focused on the unique needs of each patient, complemented by a staff who make every effort to provide a supportive environment, before, during and after each visit. After practicing in Fort Lee for 33 years, Dr. Korinis moved his practice to Wyckoff in April 2012. Practicing cosmetic and general family dentistry, Dr. Korinis provides a full range of services including filling, implants, dentures, veneers, and teeth whitening. The goal is to help patients retain their teeth and gums in comfort, function and aesthetics for a lifetime. It's all about smile confidence; that feeling you get when you look in the mirror. A confident smile is contagious and a very important part of our daily lives.

Dr. George Sandau Oral Surgeon - Specialty permit #05852

Dr. George W. Sandau is a recognized specialist in his field of dentistry with a dual degree in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He possesses a compassionate nature and strong commitment to making his patients feel comfortable and at ease, always striving to exceed their expectations. Dr. Sandau makes every effort to treat patients as if they were a member of his own family. He addresses all of their questions and concerns, ensuring his patients understand their conditions and all available treatment options. Dr. Sandau received his dental doctorate from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (formerly New Jersey Dental School) and his medical doctorate from Rutgers School of Medicine (formerly New Jersey Medical School).

Dr. Sandau completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training as the administrative chief resident at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and University Hospital and is trained in all aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. In addition to his professional skills and educational background, Dr. Sandau is dedicated to giving back to the community. He has traveled to Bangladesh and participated with Healing the Children, where he treated both children and adults abroad, suffering from severe facial, cleft, and burn deformities. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Sandau enjoys spending quality time his wife and three children. He also enjoys traveling, the beach, weight-training, walking, bicycling, and trying different cuisines.

Dr. Katerine Halim Totowa, Elmwood Park, Ridgefield Park

Dr. Katerine Halim graduated dental school from Tufts Dental School in Boston. Then she completed her Advanced Education in General Dental Residency in Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. She has extensive experience as a general dentist and is known by all her patients to have great bedside manner. She enjoys taking many cosmetic cases and loves to see her patients extremely happy with their transformations. When Dr. Halim is not working, she loves to travel and explore the world. She also loves photography and plays tennis.

Dr. Theodore Bell Westmont

Dr. Theodore Bell, DMD, enjoys talking and listening to patients to help them with their dental, and overall, health.  Using his problem-solving skills he takes a comfortable, caring, effective, and efficient way to get patients to their goals.  His focus has been in all areas of general dentistry, including cosmetics, crowns, implants, bridges, dentures, root canal therapy, extractions, orthodontics, occlusion, and sleep dentistry. Dr. Bell grew up in south Florida, went to college at Emory University in Atlanta, and came to this area to attend dental school at Temple University in Philadelphia. Following his graduation in 1999, he completed a 1-year residency at Temple's AEGD program (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) and has been practicing in southern New Jersey ever since. When he's not at the dental office, Dr. Bell enjoys family time with his wife and four kids and dog, cooking, playing soccer and basketball, watching movies, and collecting comic books and sports trading cards.

Dr. Odai Abushanab

Dr. Odai Abushanab is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon that finished his residency at Rutgers University. He received his Bachelors degrees at Rutgers New Brunswick in 2011 and a Master's degree in Biomedical Science at UMDNJ in 2014. He then obtained his dental degree from Temple University in Philadelphia in 2018. He volunteered with Palestine Children's Relief Fund for a cleft lip/ palate and orthognathic mission trip in Hebron 2022 and Smile Bangladesh cleft lip and palate mission trip in 2023. He also participated in a dental mission trip to Dominican Republic with Rotary club in 2017. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, traveling, and flying his drone.

Dr. Daniel Sultan

Dr. Daniel Sultan is a board-certified full scope Oral Maxillofacial surgeon. He received his DDS degree from Columbia University's College of Dental Medicine and his MD degree from Stony Brook University College of Medicine. He then completed his 6-year residency training at Northwell LIJ in NY. When Dr. Sultan is not working in private practice, he can be found in his academic position at Lincoln Medical Center (Bronx, NY). In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Sultan practices full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a focus on orthognathic surgery. Dr. Sultan has a meticulous eye for detail and is dedicated to providing excellent care to his patients. Additionally, Dr. Sultan is a commissioned officer and a Major in the U.S. Army Reserves. As a hobby, Dr. Sultan enjoys making oral surgery related YouTube videos.

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NÜVA Smile

Our dentists and team of qualified professionals want every patient to love their smile. They are members of trusted dental organizations, including the:

  • American Dental Association
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Academy of General Dentistry

Our dental care is affordable. We have a dental loyalty program and offer flexible financing options to help you pay for treatment. To get in touch with one of our many offices, call the location nearest you or request an appointment online.

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