Welcome to the oral and maxillofacial surgery practice of Dr. David J. Caponigro, Dr. Drew Nunziata and Dr. Justin A. Hendi. Our Board Certified doctors are highly regarded, expertly trained oral surgeons who have been caring for the needs of our patients for many years. Exemplary patient care, outstanding results, compassion and integrity are the cornerstone of our dental practice. We incorporate the latest technology in order to ensure your safety, minimize discomfort and guarantee a successful outcome.
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Thanks to extensive experience spent in local hospitals, our doctors can handle even the most demanding facial trauma cases.
Our modern facilities guarantee your comfort, ease the recovery period and provide our staff with the newest equipment and technologies.
Our doctors are recognized with numerous awards and recognition from peers as some of the most innovative and talented oral surgeons in the country.
Our highly qualified surgeons use the newest and best techniques and procedures in maxillo-facial surgery.
Dr. Caponigro served as Co-Director of Implant Surgery at Columbia University in the Department of Dental & Oral Surgery. Additionally, he was an assistant clinical professor at Columbia for 13 years. He considers himself extremely fortunate that he was able to be on the ground floor during the early introduction and development of dental implants in the United States.
Drew Nunziata, DMD, MD was born and raised in Suffern, New York and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Stony Brook University in 2006. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine with honors from Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2010 where he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. He then completed his Medical Degree at Stony Brook University, where he completed a one year general surgery internship at Stony Brook University Hospital. He continued his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Long Island Jewish Medical Center where he served as chief resident.
Justin A. Hendi, DMD is a Board Certified Diplomate with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He was raised in Bergen County, New Jersey and a graduate of Pascack Hills High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Tufts University (Medford, Massachusetts) and was awarded his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston, Massachusetts), graduating with honors. Dr. Hendi completed his internship and residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Tufts Medial Center/Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston, Massachusetts).
Dental implants are a great way to replace missing teeth and also provide a fixed solution to having removable partial or complete dentures.
When tooth removal is necessary, the procedure can be performed using local anesthesia or IV sedation.
If they are not removed, impacted wisdom teeth can cause infection, damage, disease or crowding of teeth.
Before dental implant surgery, bone grafting is sometimes necessary to supplement the bone mass of the patient’s jaw so that the implants can be anchored firmly.
Orthognathic surgery is needed when jaws don’t meet correctly and/or teeth don’t seem to fit with jaws.
Among our most important functions is to educate our patients as to their treatment options. We will make recommendations allowing you to make the most educated oral health care decisions.
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