Dr. Christopher Stewart
Dr. Christopher Stewart received his Bachelor of Science degree from The College of New Jersey where he graduated Cum Laude in Biological Sciences. He then obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree after attending Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York City.
During his clinical education at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Stewart was granted the New York Academy of Oral Rehabilitation Award. Since his graduation, he has continued his education in dentistry by attending conferences and courses covering Invisalign, Implant Dentistry, Surgical Extractions and Bone Grafting. Hi is an active member of the American Dental Association and the New Jersey Dental Association. His approach to dentistry is conservative with a strong emphasis on proper diagnostics.
Dr. Stewart resides in Toms River, NJ, where he was born and raised. He enjoys spending time with his wife, friends and family and has an appreciation for the outdoors. He participates in many seasonal activities including hiking, skiing, kayaking, and relaxing at Island Beach State Park or Long Beach Island.
Dr. Bruce Kern
Dr. Bruce Kern attended Ithaca College and received a Bachelor of Arts in Biology in 1984. He then attended dental school at Fairleigh Dickson University and earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1988. Following dental school, he continued on at Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry to specialize in Periodontics.
Dr. Kern chose to become a dentist because it's a profession where he can work with one individual and he can promote dental health and make a difference. His approach to dentistry is science based. He is specialized in periodontal surgery and implant surgery, and regularly takes continuing education courses on the fields to stay up to date on the latest advances.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, and the New Jersey Dental Society. He was awarded as a 2017 NJ Top Dentist.
Specialty Permit: 3670
Dr. Terry Venturi
Dr. Terry Venturi graduated from Georgetown University and the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dentistry with honors. He was born and raised in Vineland, NJ. There, he maintained a private practice for 40 years prior to joining Eastern Dental. In his practice, he focused on gentle care, cosmetic dentistry including crown and bridges, bonding and endodontics.
In 2012, Dr. Venturi joined Eastern Dental. He is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Southern Dental Society. After living in Avalon, NJ and Vermont, he now resides is Cape May Court House with his extended family including his wife, Barbara and two granddaughters.
Dr. Venturi in enjoys bicycling, kayaking and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Dr. Saul Weisfield
Dr. Saul Weisfield attended Drexel University to receive a Bachelor of Science in 1975 before continuing on at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Dental Medicine. There he earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, followed by a residency program at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Weisfield became a dentist because it fit his calm personality and artistic skills. He spent several years practicing in private practice in Drexel Hill, PA, and more recently, spent a couple of years practicing in the Palm Coast of Florida before moving back to New Jersey and joining Eastern Dental. He has become advanced using a specific tooth bonding treatment, and believes that he takes a conservative approach to dentistry.
He is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry. In his spare time he enjoys extended walking while listening to both audio programs and music and golfing.
Dr. Michael Sanzari
Dr. Michael Sanzari has been practicing with Eastern Dental since 2014. He attended the University of Michigan to receive a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He then attended the University of Dentistry and Medicine of New Jersey where he graduated in 1988 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Following his education, he completed a general practice residency program at St. Joseph's Hospital and then completed his training in orthodontics and Columbia University.
For the next 20 years, he practiced in a private setting becoming an expert in orthodontic care. He specializes in Invisalign, traditional braces, and removable orthodontic appliances. He believes in taking a conservative approach to dentistry and providing the best quality care a patient deserves. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontics, and the New Jersey Association of Orthodontists. He annually attends the American Association of Orthodontists meetings to stay on top of the latest advances in the specialty.
He is married and has three children and a dog. He is a sports enthusiast, enjoys listening to music and traveling, and is an avid fan of craft beer and home brewing.
Specialty Permit: 3790
Dr. Bill Paliouras
Dr. Bill Paliouras has been with Eastern Dental since 2002 and graduation. Dr. Paliouras completed his undergraduate studies Magna Cum Laude from Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry and Religion. He then went on to the School of Dentistry at New York University where he obtained a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Followed by his schooling, he completed a residency at Woodhull Medical and Health Center.
He has been practicing dentistry for 16 years utilizing state of the art dental techniques and technologies. He has practiced in all fields of dentistry with a highlight in endodontic therapy, prosthodontics (crowns and bridges), and aesthetic and restorative dentistry. One of the reasons he became a dentist was because his role model, an older cousin was a dentist growing up. He also chose it because it is challenging, but yet a very rewarding and respecting career involving the community.
As a healthcare provider his number one satisfaction is being able to help his patients be eliminating their pain and also improving or correcting their dento/facial esthetics. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, and the Mercer County Dental Association.
His hobbies include all outdoor activities, including fishing, scuba diving and hunting.
Dr. Aleksandr Vasenko
Dr. Aleksandr Vasenko obtained both a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology Science and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2000 and 2005 and then completed a residency program at the Maimonides Medical Center. He chose to become a dentist because he enjoys working with precision.
Dr. Vasenko is specialized in oral surgery and implantology. He has gained expansive knowledge in immediate implant placement through continuing education courses. He is an active member of the American Dental Association and the American Dental Implant Association. He has been awarded the Presidential Schoker Fellowship Award.
Dr. Vasenko is married with three children. In his spare time, he enjoys sports, hiking, skiing, and traveling.
Dr. Steven Milstein
Dr. Steven Milstein completed his undergraduate studies at Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. He then went on to the University of Pennsylvania for dental school, where he earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 1995. Following school, he completed a residency program at Lehigh Valley Hospital and became specialized in Periodontology.
Dr. Milstein would say that his approach to dentistry is conservative, but aggressive when necessary. He is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Board of Periodontology. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising, rollerblading and is a baseball fan.
Specialty Permit #5425
Dr. Anam Tariq
Dr. Anam Tariq is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where she received a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree with honors. Before attending UPENN, Dr. Tariq practiced as a dentist for over a year after attending the Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine and earning a Bachelors of Dental Surgery in Karachi, Pakistan.
Dr. Tariq's love for science, healthcare and positively affecting a person's self-image motivated her to become a dentist. She is very passionate and enthusiastic when it comes to seeing her patients and she is committed to providing them with personalized care and state of the art dentistry. She truly enjoys the challenges and opportunities that dentistry has to offer and she is dedicated to advancing her knowledge by staying up to date on the newest dental technology and attending continuing education courses.
Dr. Tariq is an active member of the American Dental Association and has completed further education courses in Invisalign, Endodontics and Oral Surgery. In Dr. Tariq's spare time, she enjoys being a mom and spending time with friends and family.