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Dr. James Pietrofesa

Dr. James M. Pietrofesa grew up on Staten Island, New York the oldest of three siblings. He attended Wager College after receiving an academic scholarship. There he was a Dean's List student with a major in Biology and two minors. Dr. Pietrofesa was a member of the Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society and the Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Pietrofesa was also involved in research at (IBR) Institute For Basic Research in New York where where his name was published in multiple articles in The American Jounal of Medical Genetics for work on the Fragile X Syndrome.

Dr. Pietrofesa was admitted into the prestigious 7 year BS/DDS with New York University College of Dentistry. There he earned his D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree in 2000. Rather than go into practice immediately after graduation, Dr. Pietrofesa elected to continue his academic training at New York Methodist Hospital in a one year residency in general dentistry, where he was awarded "Resident of the Year" honors in 2001. From that point Dr. Pietrofesa has been with South Plainfield Dental Arts.

Dr. Pietrofesa is a current member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, New Jersey Dental Association and a past faculty member at New York University College of Dentistry. Since finishing his residency he has been in practice focusing on comprehensive dental care, including cosmetic, implant and preventative care. Dr Pietrofesa currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children.

 

Dr. James Pietrofesa

Dr. Nicholas Capogrosso

Dr. Nicholas Capogrosso was born and raised in Staten Island, New York. He attended Villanova University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Capogrosso then attended Temple University School of Dentistry where he earned his D.M.D. (Doctor of Medical Dentistry) degree in 2001. After graduating dental school Dr. Capogrosso went into private practice. He practiced dentistry in both Brooklyn, NY and New Jersey for fourteen years before joining South Plainfield Dental Arts.

Dr. Capogrosso is a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, and the Middlesex County Dental Society. He is also on the Board of Directors of Five Fathers Children’s Charity. He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and two children.

 

Dr. Nicholas Capogrosso

Dr. Gina Lim

Dr. Gina Jee Lim is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where she received her dental degree (D.M.D) and her specialty training in Periodontics. She has the excellent education and training from one of the ivy league schools. She has received the certificate of appreciation for teaching the clinical programs for 2002-2004 at the University of Pennsylvania during her residency. She graduated from the Smith College with B.A. in Physics with honors. She also received the Frank Waterman Prize for the excellence in Physics as a top graduate. She has worked at the University of Virginia and the National Institute of Standards and Technology for research in physics before changing the direction to dentistry. She has been part of the South Plainfield Dental Arts since 2005. Her philosophy is more conservative and gentle periodontal treatments. So, patients can actually follow up with active treatments and maintenance without fear.

 

Dr Gina Lim

Dr. Sara Kim

Dr. Sara Kim earned her bachelors degree at Columbia University and her doctorate degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation, she returned to New York City where she completed an endodontic residency and received her Certificate of Endodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Kim has published her research in the Journal of Endodontics and presented at national meetings. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists and American Dental Association. She is originally from Edison, New Jersey, and when she is not doing root canals, she likes to spend her time with her son and husband.

 

Dr. Sara Kim
 
 
   

 
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