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Pediatric Dental Care in Toms River NJ & Manahawkin NJ

The team of Ocean Pediatric Dental Associates is comprised of dentists & staff members dedicated to providing the highest quality care to your child. OPDA understands the needs of children and parents and is committed to creating a comfortable and enjoyable environment.

 

Listen to our patients!

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Dr. Linda Insano-  Pediatric Dentist

 

NJ Specialty Permit #3924 Pediatric Dentist

 

Dr. Insano graduated from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey in 1992.  She completed her Pediatric Specialty training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in 1994.  At Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Insano served as the chief resident. Dr. Insano is a founding partner of Ocean Pediatric Dental Associates and dedicates much time & energy in our community. Dr. Insano is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), American Academy of Pediatric Dentists (AAPD), New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (NJAPD) & New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA). Dr. Insano is also a member of Donated Dental Services. Dr. Insano has been named "TOP DENTIST" by her peers for NJ Monthly magazine.


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Dr. Elisa J. Velazquez

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

 

NJ Specialty Permit #5331 Pediatric Dentist

 

 Dr. Elisa Velazquez ( Dr. Lisa) is owner of Ocean Pediatric Dental Associates. She graduated from the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey in 1999 and completed her pediatric residency program as chief resident in 2001.  In 2002, she received a Master of Science degree in Oral Biology. Dr.Elisa earned her board certification in pediatric dentistry and is a Diplomat of the AAPD. Dr.Velazquez is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), American Academy of Pediatric Dentists (AAPD), & New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA). She is past president of the Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Association (MOCDS) and serves as state trustee. She also serves as the Vice-President of the NJ Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (NJAPD). Dr.Velazquez is the chair of Governmental and Public Affairs for the NJ Dental Association.  She is the staff dentist for Children’s Specialized Hospital in Toms River & works very closely with organizations for families with children with Autism.  Dr.Velazquez is on the surgery staff at St.Barnabas' Community Medical Center and Monmouth Medical Center.  She holds a specialty permit to perform conscious sedation in the office. Dr.Elisa Velazquez has been named "TOP DENTIST" by her peers for NJ Monthly magazine.

contact Dr.Lisa-   evelazquez@oceanpediatricdental.com

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Dr. Ernest L. Wang- Orthodontist

NJ Specialty Permit #5785 Orthodontist

 

Dr. Wang received both his Bachelor’s and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees in the selective seven-year combined degree program at New York University, where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society.  He spent an additional three years at the University of Maryland where he was awarded a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences.  He is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists (MASO), New Jersey Association of Orthodontists (NJAO), American Dental Association (ADA), and New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA).  Dr.Ernie has been named "TOP ORTHODONTIST" by his peers for NJ Monthly magazine.

 


 
 
 
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Dr. Matthew Sones-

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

NJ SPECIALTY PERMIT #6410 PEDIATRIC DENTIST

Dr. Matt earned his B.S. with honors from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He then earned his doctorate in dental medicine from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, graduating with honors and distinction in clinical practice and pharmacology and therapeutics.  Dr. Matt completed a General Practice Residency at Monmouth Medical Center and Dr.Elisa served as one of his clinical instructors in pediatric dentistry.  He always had a true passion for working with children and went on to complete his residency in Pediatric Dental Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York where he was chief resident. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (NJPAD). Dr. Matt has been recognized as one of the top dentists in America by the Consumer's Research Council of America each year beginning in 2013.