About Our Dental Office Staff
Dr. M. Brantley
Dr. Michael Brantley received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree from MaHarry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Michael Brantley has been recognized as an exceptional dentist and as a respected community leader. During his forty years as a dentist. He received the 2011-2012 TOP DENTIST award as profiled on TOP DOCS, is an INVISALIGN trained dentist, he completed highly recognized implant residency programs, cosmetic dentistry programs, a LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY sponsored Orthodontic program, and completed a General Dentistry Residency Program with emphasis in Oral Surgery at UMDNJ. He was also a past Director of the Hospital Dental Clinic at JERSEY SHORE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER. Dr. Brantley as a community leader has been a guest speaker for several organizations. He was three times Deputy Mayor and twice Mayor of Neptune Township and has too many more accomplishments to list here. Dr. Brantley is married to his lovely wife, Mrs. Jacqueline Keel-Brantley for thirty years and both were raised in Neptune Township where they currently reside.
Dr. H. Aminyar - Orthodontist
Orthodontist - Specialty Permit Number - 05879
Homayoun Aminyar, DDS, has extensive experience as an orthodontist. Children, adolescents, and adults throughout Passaic County continue to see Dr. Aminyar for long-term care because of his expertise and ability to offer a wide array of orthodontic services.
Dr. Homayoun Aminyar originally graduated from New York University College of Dentistry and then completed a postgraduate residency in General Practice Dentistry at King County Hospital Medical Center, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Aminyar excelled academically, and his performance was considered to be an outstanding display of extraordinary ability. As a result, he was offered a teaching position as an attending dentist.
Dr. Aminyar has always held an interest in the field of orthodontics. He went back to school in 2005 and chose to enter a postgraduate residency in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Aminyar is considered an impressive scholar and a distinguished practitioner by his peers.
Dr. K. Issacs - Orthodontist
Orthodontist - Specialty Permit Number: 05379
Dr. Karla Isaacs completed the majority of her coursework at The University of Florida, she ultimately graduated in 1993 from the University of Central Florida after relocating, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Spanish. Her doctoral degree in dentistry (D.D.S.) was obtained from the Howard University College of Dentistry in 1997, where she received a designation of Honors in Prosthodontics. After acceptance into the Ivy League Columbia University College of Dentistry, she started her postgraduate specialty training in Orthodontics in 1999. She graduated from the program in 2002. Dr. Isaacs has been both a member and active participant in the professional organization the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) since 1999.
Dr. Isaacs, from a family of physicians, has always dreamed of pursuing a career in orthodontics, thus the opportunity to open an orthodontic practice in her home state of New Jersey represents the culmination of her unparalleled work ethic, ambition, and tenacity. She is a happily married mother of two children. When she is not working, the majority of her time is spent supporting their active participation in dance, gymnastics, musical instruction, and singing. She avidly encourages their participation in many competitions both locally and nationally, as well as the entrepreneurial spirit which they have demonstrated.
Dr. X. Zhu
Dr. Tracy Zhu is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she received a degree in psychology. She then went on to graduate from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. Dr. Zhu also completed a GPR at New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. She is affiliated with ADA and NJDA and is certified in AAFE botox & derma fillers and Invisalign. Dr. Zhu decided to pursue dentistry as it provides her with the opportunity to both work with her hands and put a smile on her patients’ faces.
In her free time, Dr. Zhu enjoys reading and spending time tending to her garden. She also stays active by doing yoga and pilates.
Dr. O. Siddiqi
Dr. Siddiqi attended Rutgers where he received his Bachelor Degree of Biology and Psychology. Working with patients throughout his undergraduate years persuaded him to apply for dental school. Graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ in 2005. He was accepted to the GPR program in Monmouth Medical center in Long Branch NJ, where he held a Chief Residency position. Dr. Siddiqi has been part of the Saddle Brook dental team since 2014.
Dr. Z. Yermolenko
Dr. Zakary Yermolenko is a graduate of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine where he received his degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine. He received an award for exhibiting the greatest interest, knowledge, and proficiency in the field of general dentistry during his senior year from the Academy of General Dentistry. His determination is not only to restore patients’ oral healthcare but to prevent oral diseases as well. He is dedicated, motivated, and determined to provide the best care for his patients with his knowledge and experience.
DMD, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
MS in Biology, Seton Hall University
BA in Biology, Rutgers University
American Dental Association
New Jersey Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, SPANISH
Dr. A. Eshak
Dr. Aida Eshak has always been fascinated by Dentistry. While having her BS from a dental school in Egypt, she continued her education at Rutgers Dental School of Medicine. She then graduated and received her Doctorate degree and was on the Dean's List as well. She completed her General Practice Residency (GPR) at Hackensack University Medical Center(HUMC) which provided advanced training in all aspects of the dental field. Dr. Eshak is a member of the American Heart Association, Academy of General Dentistry and NJ Dental Association.Dr. Eshak provides restorative, root canals, cosmetic dentistry and tooth extractions. She treats her patients with great passion and respect and guides them through the diagnostic, cleaning and treatment phases with detail and open communication.
Dr. D. Reidenberg
Dr. Reidenberg started his journey after receiving his BS in Industrial Engineering from Penn State University. As his thirst for knowledge grew, he continued his education in a field where he can expand his previous achievement. Three years later, he earned his Master's Degree in Material Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology. Then, he took a leap for a newly discovered passion and received his DDS from Case School of Dental Medicine. From there,he contributed his time in the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center completing his General Practice Residency. Currently, he has been doing private general practice for over 30 years in the Passaic County Area.
Dr. M. Abo-Saad
Dr. Abo-Saad graduated from Alexandria Dental school in 2011. He continued his education at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He is a member of American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Abo-Saad treats his patients with great passion and the utmost respect. He provides patient care through maintaining the highest ethical, personal, and professional standards.
Dr. Hassan graduated in 2001, obtaining her graduate degree from dental school in Egypt. She completed her Master degree in Diagnostic sciences 2008.Then she completed her PhD in Oral Medicine In 2013. She obtained her DMD degree from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine of New Jersey in 2017.She was on the Dean’s list for the same year. Her post graduate degrees provided her with advanced training in all specialties of dentistry . Dr. Hassan worked as well as a dental instructor in dental school .Dr. Hassan is a member of Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association and Gamma Pi Delta.
Dr. H. Koo
Dr. Hayeon Koo, originally from Seoul, Korea, graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Nutritional Science from Cornell University. She then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Koo was selected to complete a multi-disciplinary General Practice Residency at the BronxCare Health System in Bronx, New York, where she received advanced training in all the specialties of dentistry including oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, pediatrics and treatment of medically compromised patients.
Dr. Koo is an active member of the American Dental Association and a certified provider of Invisalign. Dr. Koo listens intently to patients' needs and concerns in order to provide professional, gentle and quality care.
Dr. M. Dhussa
After finishing dental school in India, Dr, Dhussa moved to the United States where she continued her education at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, followed by a residency at Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, NY.
During the course of her studies, Dr. Dhussa received IDA scholarships and a gold medal for excellence in the field of dental medicine. She was one of the few chosen for an international award by the International College of Dentistry, headquartered in Washington DC. She is a member of ADA and NJDA
Dr. Dhussa lives in Princeton where she spends her free time with her husband and her two children.
Dr. N. Barbagaleta
Dr. Naldo Barbagelata, DMD is from Peru. He graduated with his dentistry degree in 1991. Then in 2013 he graduated as a DMD from the University of Puerto Rico’s advanced placement dental program. Dr. Barbagelata is a skilled general dentist who specializes in fillings, root canal treatments, dentures, crowns and bridges.
Dr. Barbagelata is bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish. In his free time, Dr. Barbagelata enjoys music and soccer.
Dr. M. Awad
Specializes in general and restorative care, the latest wave technique in root canals, and cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening and porcelain veneers.
Dr. Medhat Awad graduated New York University College of Dentistry, the third oldest and the largest dental school in the country, in 2000. He has been licensed in both New York and New Jersey for over 15 years, and has practiced outside the U.S. for four years. Dr. Awad stays current with industry practices through continuing education programs at Columbia and Rutgers Universities.
DDS, New York University College of Dentistry
BDS, Cairo University, Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine
High Dental Diploma (HDD) postgraduate degree in Oral Surgery, Cairo University
Certificate from American Dental Association
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, one-year General Dentistry Residency Program
Certificate of Research, Patient Care and Teaching
American Dental Association
New York State Dental Association
Edyta - Woodland Park Office Manager
Edyta has been in the dentistry field for over 15 years and brings a vast array of knowledge within patient experience, claims strategies and managerial experience. She started working as a dental assistant in 1997 with Dr. Berg, executing on various responsibilities; including front desk, reconciliation, auditing and quality assurance up until Dr. Berg's retirement from SBDA. Edyta's positive work ethic and her strive for excellence didn't go without notice, as she became the office manager for SBDA since inception. In her spare time she loves working with different schools to educate young children on early importance of dental health, especially during "give Kids a Smile" month. Edyta also loves spending time with her husband and their 2 children, trying always to engage her kids in learning activities.
Brianne - Jersey Shore Office Manager
Brianne S., age 22, office manager. Currently attending Rutgers School of Health Related Professions, majoring in dental hygiene with aspirations in pursuing a career in dental medicine. She continually strives for excellence in all she does at jersey Shore Dental Center and works to build a trust with all patients. When she is not in the office or at school she takes care of her two beagle pups and surfs the waves at the Jersey Shore beaches.
Nora - Registered Dental Hygienist
Noora has been a hygienist with SBDA since 2013. Patients adore Noora’s outgoing, fun, and interactive personality. She enjoys working with her peers and is always the first to volunteer when anyone is in need of assistance. When Noora is not working, she likes to spend time with family and friends. Noora is an avid cat lover and spends her free time with them. She is an active member of the New Jersey dental hygiene association, works on their task force on many projects including a shelter project to help those in need, and community volunteer work. Currently Noora is attending
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences in hopes of achieving her Bachelorette Degree in Dental Hygiene.
Roya - Registered Dental Hygienist
Always interested in a health-related career, Roya graduated New York University. Realizing her joy in helping others through the dental profession, she furthered her education and finished her master degree in science in 2014. The most important aspect of her job is educating patients not only on dental care, but maintaining overall health. Roya feels at home at Old Bridge Dental Center with the team atmosphere and their shared goal of caring for patients.