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Meet Our Dentists

Dr. Brad Strober, DMD, MAGD graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He continued his studies in the residency program at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Strober had an article published in the Journal of The American Dental Association (May 2013), based on his work and research. He also is director of a dental study club in Pennsylvania.
Learn more about Dr. Brad Strober

Dr. Cynthia Butkofskigraduated from New York University College of Dentistry in 1996. She has been a dentist in Edison, NJ for more than 15 years, since completing a dental residency program at JFK Medical Center in Edison. Learn more about Dr. Cynthia Butkofski.

Dr. Rebecca Kucharsky Hiess Rebecca Kucharsky Hiess grew up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She graduated from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where she was a Dean’s List scholar each semester and graduated in the top 5% of her class. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Quintessence Award for excellence in clinical periodontics. Learn more about Dr. Rebecca Kucharsky Hiess

“All of our dentists combine their leading cosmetic dentistry and family dentistry expertise with gentle, one-on-one care and a commitment to patient satisfaction. At Gentle Dental Care, we treat our patients like family, forging lifelong relationships and creating an atmosphere where you’ll always feel at home.”

Featured Services

Crowns & Bridges
Cosmetic Dentistry
Dental Implants

Discover A Friendly Atmosphere With Concerned Dentists & Staff

Welcome to Gentle Dental Care in Edison, NJ. As part of our dental family, you will feel at home in our offices. The warm, informal atmosphere will help you relax and appreciate a different kind of dental experience. We understand the special needs of every individual.

Our obstacle-free facilities are designed to enable easy access for the senior citizen and disabled patient. The professional staff at Gentle Dental Care are highly trained, friendly, and experienced dental professionals. Our New Jersey patients bring the whole family because we address all of your family’s dental needs. Visit our office today to transform your smile with our broad list of cosmetic dentistry services such as teeth bleaching, dental implants, veneers, crowns, dentures, and more.

Are you looking for a dentist in Edison, Metuchen, or South Plainfield, NJ? Look no further than Gentle Dental Care, where our four trusted dentists deliver the highest standards of dental care in a warm and informal environment.

Call us today at (732) 549-5660 today!

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How to Know if You’re Having a Dental Emergency

In today’s hectic world, it’s tough enough to be diligent about your regular dental preventative care, let alone deal with an emergency on a weekend, holiday, or during the night. If your emergency is after normal business hours, knowing an experienced and compassionate emergency dentist can be a lifesaver. Our team of three skilled dentists …

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More About Flossing

Flossing gets about as much respect as Rodney Dangerfield or whoever is the latest Jets’ quarterback to not measure up to Broadway Joe. But flossing deserves better. It’s an important part of a good home dental hygiene regimen, as it removes plaque from the surfaces and spaces where your toothbrush can’t. In this first tulip-covered April blog …

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To Floss or Not to Floss

When our hygienists talk with our patients from Edison and the surrounding towns, we inquire if they floss regularly. Most say they do. The key word here probably would be “regularly,” as every now and then doesn’t equate to that. Regardless, our hygienists can tell if you’re a regular flosser or not anyway by how …

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Sinus Infections and Bad Breath

A New Jersey winter can be tough on the sinuses. The combination of lots of germs hanging around with outdoor cold and indoor dry heat can lead to sinus infections. But it’s not right that your inflamed sinuses also lead to bad breath. That’s a double whammy — as bad as the Devils missing the …

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Teens and the Breath

It’s not easy being a teenager. Acne. Cliques at school. Difficult teachers. Essays. Calculus. And that occasional rancid breath. Yes, if you have a teenager in your household in Edison or Timbuktu, odds are you’ve gotten a whiff of, how shall we say, less than pleasant breath. Everyone thinks it’s their teenager being a lazy …

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Congratulations Dr. Messer On Your Retirement!

January 1, 2021 Dear Patient and Friend, I hope everyone is safe and well! With mixed emotions, I am writing this letter to announce my retirement from the practice of dentistry. Although I am in good health, I feel this is the right time for me and my family. After practicing for 37 years, the …

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