“Compassionate dental care is a family tradition here,” says Dr.
Melissa Pecoraro, who works closely with general dentists and
specialists to provide comprehensive, innovative periodontal and
implant therapy. Her passion for dentistry began as a teenager,
working beside her father, Dr. Frank Pecoraro, in his periodontal
practice. Her sister Kimberly Pecoraro serves as business manager,
allowing Dr. Pecoraro to focus solely on patients and ensuring that
the office runs efficiently and on time.
“My main goal is to educate patients about periodontal disease
and implants so they fully understand the scope of the disease and
their treatment options,” she says. Patients visit Dr. Pecoraro and her
equally warm and welcoming staff at either of two state-of-the-art
locations that feature 3-D imaging for enhanced diagnostics and
A graduate of UMDNJ, Dr. Pecoraro was a chief periodontal resident and clinical associate professor there. This five-time New Jersey
Monthly Top Dentist, who is active within professional associations,
now hosts lectures on implants and other periodontal topics for
general dentists. “Gum disease is something you don’t feel until
it’s too late,” Dr. Pecoraro says, “See your dentist regularly to detect
problems while they’re small and easy to treat.”
122 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ 07066
65 Mountain Boulevard Extension, Suite 101, Warren, NJ 07059
MELISSA PECORARO, DMD • PERIODONTICS
“I strive to provide the most advanced and efficient orthodontic
treatment in a comfortable atmosphere where patients always
come first,” says board-certified orthodontist Dr. Matthew Peluso.
An Invisalign® Premier Provider, he offers Invisalign and Invisalign
Teen®, as well as metal, clear, lingual and self-ligating braces, digital
X-rays, and state-of-the-art computer technology to ensure safety,
comfort and beautifully aligned teeth. He uses the Cadent iOC™
digital impression scanner, which eliminates the “goop” of conventional dental impressions and provides a higher level of accuracy and
In addition to children and teens, Dr. Peluso is pleased to treat
a growing number of adults, a circumstance he attributes to
patient-friendly orthodontic modalities and increased awareness of
the relationship between oral health and overall wellness. He and
his staff excel at handling complex interdisciplinary cases, working
closely with general dentists and dental specialists.
An alumnus of UMDNJ and the University of Maryland, where
he received a master of science in oral biology and orthodontic
specialty training, Dr. Peluso is currently on staff at the New Jersey
Institute for Craniofacial Surgery at Saint Barnabas Medical Center.
He thanks his peers for selecting him as a New Jersey Monthly Top
Dentist for the sixth time.
441 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 • 973-239-6300
241 Rivervale Road, Rivervale, NJ 07675 • 201-666-3300
MATTHEW J. PELUSO, DMD • ORTHODONTICS