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Eastern Dental of Eatontown, NJ
1802 Route 35 South
Oakhurst, NJ 07755

Serving the Oakhurst, NJ Area & More
Open Today: * Please call to confirm hours.
Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Tuesday 11:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday* 8:30am - 2:00pm
Saturday* 8:30am - 2:00pm
Sunday Closed

Dentist in Oakhurst, NJ

Eastern Dental in Oakhurst, NJ, has a qualified dentist ready to help you take care of your oral health. Our location is equipped to provide safe dental services for you and your family. We offer friendly, caring service by compassionate and knowledgeable dental professionals, and we use some of the latest technology combined with personalized service to create the best oral health care treatments possible.

Comprehensive Family Dentistry

It's our commitment to deliver attentive, detail-oriented service that makes visiting us a pleasure. We'll be dedicated to preserving your natural teeth no matter what type of procedure you require. We believe in answering our patients' questions and addressing their concerns before we ever begin a treatment so that they are fully informed. Each of our doctors is well-trained and experienced in their field, and everyone in our office will be focused on providing you with a healthy, happy smile.

We believe in the benefits of continual training and education, and we're always learning new, improved ways to treat the dental issues our patients need help solving. In addition to routine dental care, we can build custom mouth guards and prescribe anti-snoring treatments, and our cosmetic dentistry services include whitening, bonding, and veneers. We're also experienced at providing:

  • Dental implants
  • Oral surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics

As your local, family-oriented dental provider, we're proud of the many options we offer. Your teeth and gums require regular care and support, and we're here to help you protect them throughout your lifetime. We participate with most major insurance providers, and we accept many payment methods, so you'll be able to receive the care you need with ease.

To receive a high level of dental care for you and your family, you can depend on our dentist to deliver. We serve patients in Oakhurst and the surrounding communities. Call Eastern Dental today to schedule an appointment for you or a loved one.

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Meet Our Team

Dr. Gary DeGuzman
Dr. Gary DeGuzman was born and raised between northern New Jersey and the Philippines. He pursued his undergraduate education at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. He chose to follow in his father's footsteps and attended the University of the Philippines College of Dentistry where he earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He spent a few years traveling between the Philippines and Asia participating in civic action, and providing dental care to the less fortunate. He decided to return to the United States and attend New York University's College of Dentistry and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He then practiced in NYC before joining Eastern Dental, where he has been for over 12 years. In his free time, he enjoys motorcycling, skiing, working out, and can frequently be found bicycling or inline skating about town. Otherwise, he loves food and travel.
Dr. Joy Davis-Powlette
Dental Director

Dr. Joy Davis-Powlette was born in Jamaica but decided to come to the United States after high school to work on her education. She attended Kean University in Union, NJ where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and realized that wanted to become a dentist.

She then enrolled in New York University's College of Dentistry where she excelled academically and in clinical performance, and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Upon graduation, she joined Eastern Dental and has been with us for nearly ten years practicing general dentistry. She has engaged herself in continuing education courses allowing her to achieve expertise in implant dentistry, oral surgery, and aesthetic dentistry including porcelain veneers.

In 2011, Dr. Davis-Powlette assumed responsibilties of Dental Director as she possesses exceptional dental and people skills and her patients are provided with the utmost care. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, comedies, reggae music and travel.

Dr. Tzu-Yang Liu
General Dentist

Dr. Tzu-Yang Liu attended Rutgers University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics and Biochemistry and a Master degree in Biological Sciences. He then attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2014.

Dr. Liu then went on to complete his post-doctorate training with a General Practice Residency Program at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center located in Paterson, NJ. During this time, he received extensive training in all aspects of comprehensive dentistry, as well as in the treatment of medically compromised patients.

Dr. Liu has a passion for dentistry and volunteers his expertise at the Tzu Chi Foundation in Central Jersey. He is also a standing member of the American Dental Association. Dr. Liu joined Eastern dental in 2015. He is passionate about his work and makes sure every patient is treated with the highest level of comfort and compassion.

Dr. Eric Segall

Dr. Eric Segall has had ties to Eastern Dental his entire life. His father has been an orthodontist with Eastern Dental since Dr. Segall was born. As a child, he regularly went to the dental office to observe his father's work, and later Dr. Segall was employed as a dental assistant and lab technician for the practice. Dr. Segall has been practicing with Eastern Dental since 2004 when he completed his orthodontic training.

Dr. Segall received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology from the University of Michigan. He then graduated top of his class at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Following dental school, he completed a certificate in orthodontics at the University of Detroit Mercy. Dr. Segall has made a commitment to life-long learning of innovative treatment methods.

Dr. Segall is truly passionate about his work. There is not greater satisfaction than meeting or exceeding a patient's expectations with treatment. When he is not straightening teeth, he is a sports fanatic. He also enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two children.

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Dr. Michelle Bryant
Oral Surgeon
Dr. Michelle Bryant was raised in New Jersey. As she grew up, her love for the energy of city life lured her to New York City to complete her undergraduate, graduate and post graduate degrees. She earned both her Bachelor of Arts and then her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Columbia University. Afterwards, she completed her Oral and Maxillofacial residency program to earn her specialty certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center. She practiced oral surgery for 4 years before joining the Eastern Dental family. It is now her 11th year with the practice. Dr. Bryant is a member of multiple professional organizations including The American Dental Association, the Monmouth County Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Society, the New Jersey Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and she is a Diplomate of The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. She continues to keep her knowledge current with multiple continuing education courses. Dr. Bryant prides herself on being a compassionate clinician who will only provide her patients with the best care in a respectful manner. Her desire to help people coupled with her dexterity is what guided Dr. Bryant to the field of dentistry. When she is not working hard to help her patients feel better, she can be found playing with her two young children. Specialty Permit #5752
Dr. Mark Khaimov
Dr. Mark Khaimov is a board certified periodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Khaimov received his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from New York University in 1998 and graduated in the top 10% of his New York University College of Dentistry class in 2002. He then received a Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey after completing a three-year specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery. He then spent some time as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at UMDNJ. Dr. Khaimov is dedicated to the prevention and the management of periodontal disease and is highly skilled in performing the most modern techniques for successful implant placement, as well as regeneration techniques to replace lost bone and gum. Additionally, he is constantly taking Continuing Education courses to sharpen his knowledge and technical skills. Dr. Khaimov is a member of numerous dental organizations, including the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Facial Cosmetics, the American Academy of Periodontology, the New Jersey Dental Association and the Northeastern Society of Periodontics. Specialty Number: 5634
Dr. Casey Rutkowski
General Dentist
Dr. Casey Rutkowski is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then completed dental school at the University Of Louisville School Of Dentistry where she earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Rutkowski became a dentist to give people the confidence to smile. Dr. Rutkowski is knowledgeable in composite restorations, dentures and aesthetic dentistry. She uses a gentle approach and strives to make patients feel comfortable in a friendly environment. She is an active member of the American Dental Association and has taken continued education courses on Zimmer Biomet Implant Provisionals, implant overdentures, anterior restorations and dental photography. In her spare time, Dr. Rutkowski enjoys going to the beach, traveling, spending time with family and friends and trying new restaurants.