Meet Our Team

May We Introduce Ourselves?

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

Our Doctors

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Dr. Elisa J. Velazquez
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Elisa J. Velazquez

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... [READ MORE]
Dr. Linda Insano
Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Linda Insano

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... [READ MORE]
Dr. Matthew Sones
Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Matthew Sones

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... [READ MORE]
Dr. Miriam T. Furlong
Orthodontist

Dr. Miriam T. Furlong

Miriam T. Furlong, D.M.D. has been in practice since 1998,  after completing her Orthodontic residency at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.  Prior to that she attended New Jersey Dental School (now Rutgers) in Newark, NJ for her Doctorate degree (D.M.D.).  She obtained her Bachelor of Science from... [READ MORE]
Dr. Ernest L. Wang
Orthodontist

Dr. Ernest L. Wang

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... [READ MORE]