PEDIATRIC TEAM

Dr. Dan Allen, father of two small children himself, is a pediatric dentist who loves what he does and who has spent his career focused on providing care and great smiles to his pediatric patients.

Dr. Allen’s goal is to impart to each child a lifetime of good habits, healthy teeth and a beautiful smile. His team pays particular attention to understanding the minds and concerns of children and providing treatment to them that is gentle, compassionate and fun. Dr. Allen notes: “Our strength at Oakland Smile Station is our focus on prevention of cavities. And if your child does require treatment, our team is committed to providing this care in the best­— and most comforting—way possible.”

IMPORTANT FEATURES OF OUR PEDIATRIC PRACTICE

CHILD FRIENDLY AND PARENT INCLUSIVE

Our team is highly skilled at creating comfort for your child, and we welcome parents into the treatment room

PREVENTION-ORIENTED PHILOSOPHY

We focus on preventing problems before they occur

LASER DENTISTRY

No needles, no pain

AESTHETIC OPTIONS

We offer composite fillings and crowns that are mercury-free and discreet

ON-TIME PRACTICE

We respect the busy lives and schedules of our patients

Pediatric Patients of Oakland Smile Station
Pediatric Care at Oakland Smile Station

CEO & Partner, Oakland Smile Station

Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry

Completed Masters of Laser Dentistry

SPECIALTY TRAINING

University of the Pacific (B.S., 1999); Columbia University College
of Dental Medicine (DDS, 2004); New York University College of Dentistry (Chief Resident 2006); Bellevue Hospital & Rose F. Kennedy Center for the Developmentally Disabled in New York City (2006).

AFFILIATION WITH OAKLAND SMILE STATION

Dr. Allen took over ownership of  Oakland Smile Station in mid-2013, following a six-year tenure as the pediatric dentist at the  former practice.

PERSONAL BIO

When not at the Station, Dr. Allen enjoys working in the garden, experimenting in the kitchen, biking through the trails by his home and spending high-quality time with his family.

 

 

 

Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry

SPECIALTY TRAINING

Rutgers University (Bachelors Degree in Psychology, 1998); University Medical and Dentistry of New Jersey (Doctorate of Dental Medicine, 2011); Staten Island University Hospital (Resident, 2012);  State University, of New York at Stony Brook  (Fellowship in Dental Medicine for the Developmentally Disable, 2013); Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center (Pediatric Specialist, 2015)

AFFILIATION WITH OAKLAND SMILE STATION

Dr Patel joined Oakland Smile Station in December 2015, after working closely with Dr. Allen at our sister practice in Roselle.

 

PERSONAL BIO

When not at the station, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, going to museums and trying new restaurants.

 

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Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry

SPECIALTY TRAINING

Seton Hall University (Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology and Chemistry);

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (Doctorate of Dental Medicine):

Temple University Hospital – Pediatric Dental Residency.

AFFILIATION WITH OAKLAND SMILE STATION

Dr. Bender works great with the kids.  She joined the team at Oakland Smile Station in the Winter 2018.

PERSONAL BIO

When not at the Station, Dr. Bender enjoys going to Broadway shows and exploring new restaurants. She also likes kickboxing and when she’s not at the gym, she is volunteering her time to help the animals at the Philadelphia SPCA.

 

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9 POST ROAD | SUITE M1-A
 OAKLAND, NEW JERSEY 07436

P (201) 337 6135

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