Our Doctors

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Dr. Mamta Shah, DDS – General dentist

Dr. Mamta Shah is a graduate from New York University, School of Dentistry. She is member of American Dental Association. She opened her private practice as a general dentist in 2005.

Besides general dentistry her expertise is Cosmetic Dentistry. She takes great pride in keeping your smile beautiful.

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Dr. Martin Marks – Endodontist

Dr. Martin Marks has been a life-long NJ resident. He grew up in Cranford and graduated from Cranford High School in 1980. He attended Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. and graduated with a B.S. in Biology in 1984. After completing Dental School at UMDNJ in Newark, NJ in 1988, he went on to do a one-year General Practice Residency at Booth Memorial Medical Center in Flushing, NY. Dr. Marks then received his two-year training to be an endodontist at the VA Medical Center of New York. Dr. Marks has been practicing for over twenty years and stays abreast of and utilizes many of the newest innovations that make a visit to the endodontist a non-stressful experience.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Marks had the honor of serving twelve years on the Scotch Plains Township Council, nine of which as the Scotch Plains mayor. He has returned to his hometown of Cranford with his wife Lori and two children and enjoys softball, golf, running, swimming, and biking.

Dr. Gisueppe Lamantea – Periodontist

Dr. Giuseppe Lamantea is a graduate of New York University. He is a Gum Specialist and a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. Besides practicing Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, Dr. Lamantea is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UMDNJ.

Front Desk:

Khristine

Khristine is our Office Manager; with 10 plus years’ of experience. She is bilingual, can speak fluently in both English and Spanish. A team leader and a team player who knows and understands every aspect of dentistry. She loves her career and helps people understand the “every day need of good oral health

Prachi

Prachi works in the front office; she believes in customer care and greets each patients courteously. Prior to working at Dr. Shah’s office she worked as a human resource manager in retail business. She enjoys time with her family and friends.

Laura

Laura is our Office Coordinator; she has been working at our office since 2010. As office coordinator her duties include first and for most making sure you as the patient is always greeted with a friendly smile and prepared for your visit with any questions or concerns you may have, help you solve any problems(if any) and make you feel comfortable and at home to the best of her ability. She maintains office operations by receiving and distributing information, supplies and equipment. She is responsible for assisting the Billing Department in making sure our office is in sync with your Insurance Company and what they cover. She keeps our office stocked with all that is needed from paperclips to materials that our staff uses, keeping files in order and organized to better assist staff and patient. She also is a full time mommy with a big heart so you can assure that customer service is her top priority.

Dental Assistant:

Adria and Lacresha

Adria and Lacresha graduated as a dental assistant from Central Career School. They assists Dr. Leidl and Dr. Shah during the procedure and also guides the patients regarding post-procedure care making sure that you feel calm and at home as much as possible.

Hygienist: (Dental hygienists are preventive oral health professionals).

Jezima and Amelia

Jezima and Amelia are licensed dental Hygienists working in our office for more than 7 years. As hygienists they provide preventive services that promote and maintain good oral health. They also help patients understand the importance of maintaining healthy teeth.