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Village Dental Team

It takes a village to provide high-quality dental care, and we have exceptional, friendly team members ready to help you achieve your best smile. We’re committed to our patients and go the extra mile to ensure that you and your family have a positive experience while you’re here!

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Dr. Kathleen Arzinger

Dr. Kathleen Arzinger

DMD

Dr. Kathleen Arzinger (Dr. A) has over 15 years of experience in general dentistry. She enjoys helping patients achieve the smile they desire through superb cosmetic and restorative skills. Dr. A received her undergraduate degree from the Franklin & Marshall College and her Doctor of Dental Medicine from the New Jersey Dental School. After her residency at New Jersey Dental School, Dr. A started her own loving practice here in Ridgefield Park. Dr. Arzinger is a proud member of the ADA, Bergen County Dental Society, and the New Jersey Dental Society. She has recently been Awarded By the New York “Top Docs” as a preferred Dentist in 2011 and has been featured on the Dr. Oz show.

Dr. Kristie Mukherjee

Dr. Kristie Mukherjee

DDS, Endodontist

Kristie Mukherjee is a compassionate and friendly dentist and endodontist who strives to provide comfort and excellent dental care to her patients in Ridgefield Park, NJ. Dr. Mukherjee is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Board of Endodontics. She began her medical education at New York University, where she earned her doctor of dental surgery degree. She then received two GPR certificates from the Manhattan VA Medical Center and the Bronx VA Medical Center. In addition, she received her endodontics education from the Manhattan VA Medical Center. Dr. Mukherjee provides care such as rotary endodontics, vertical and lateral obduration, ultrasonic preparations, microscopic endodontics, and digital radiography. She also offers services such as filler treatments, dental emergency visits, and root canals. Dr. Mukherjee has been in practice since 2003 and enjoys providing her patients with the care, consideration, comfort, and education that they need to care for their mouths after they leave her chair.

Dr. John Taltavall III

Dr. John Taltavall III

DMD

Dr. John Taltavall (Dr. T) is a compassionate and detail-oriented dentist in Ridgefield Park, NJ, who practices general dentistry and specializes in cosmetic dentistry. He spends much of his time with his wife and three children when he isn’t in the office treating our lovely patients! Dr. John Taltavall graduated from University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey-D.M.D. in 1992 and practices general and cosmetic dentistry here at Village Dental. His clinical expertise will bring a smile to your face. He is very approachable and loves getting your emails. Feel free to write or call. He is also a member of several accredited organizations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), the American Dental Association (ADA), New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA), and the Tri-County Dental Association.

Dr. Ziad Jalbout

Dr. Ziad Jalbout

DDS

Dr. Ziad Jalbout (Dr. J) has over 10 years of expertise in oral surgery and implant dentistry. He is one of the most dedicated professionals in the Tri-State area solving even the most challenging smile makeovers. Through superb implant and advanced prosthetic skills, Dr. Jalbout received his Doctorate degree of Dental Surgery and Certificate of Advanced Training in Implant Dentistry from the New York University College of Dentistry. He is also the Clinical Assistant Professor at NYUCD and the Director of International Pre-clinical Program and the Implant Honors program. He is a sought-after International lecturer and premier author on various Dental related topics and has been featured as a preeminent leader in several panels on new dental technology.

Dr. Yoojun Park

Dr. Yoojun Park

DDS, Periodontist

Dr. Yoojun Park is a periodontist who caters to the locals in and around Ridgefield Park, NJ. Fluent in English and Korean, she currently practices at Village Dental and does her best to make sure that patient visits are comfortable and enjoyable. Dr. Park earned her dental degree from Columbia University. She attended the Temple University, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, where she completed a master’s degree in oral biology and received a certificate in periodontology and oral implantology. She is also certified by the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Park looks forward to working with her patients to help provide preventative care education and practice healthy oral hygiene. She understands the importance of quality care and believes in delivering it seamlessly along with professional patient care.

In-House Dental Membership Plan

Looking to save big on your dental care? We proudly offer an exclusive in-house membership plan. This plan gives our patients access to routine preventive care at no extra cost with great discounts on our other services. Contact our office to enroll and start saving today!

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