We want to change the way you think about modern dentistry. Instead of dreading a trip to the dentist for a cleaning or filling, we want you to feel happy and relaxed when you are under our care. With our friendly attitudes, relaxing amenities, and leading-edge equipment, you should feel like family in our office. We hope that your initial experience with our team convinces you to continue coming back to us for routine dental care.
At Northfield Dental Group, your well-being and satisfaction come first. We will strive to accommodate your schedule and budget as best we can. Drs. Stein, Widmayer, Shapiro and Mendia invite you to schedule an appointment with us and find out why West Orange and the surrounding Essex County, NJ communities trust us for outstanding general and family dental care.
Ivan F. Stein, DDS, earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at prestigious Georgetown University Dental School. He has dedicated two decades of his career to researching and treating functional disorders of the jaw and mouth — including temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) and excessive snoring caused by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) — as well as full mouth reconstruction. In the field of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Stein was the first dentist in Essex County to introduce immediate dental implant prosthetics. In addition, he was one of the first dentists in the United States to use the DENTA CO2 laser to treat conditions affecting the soft tissues of the mouth, in his office, without the need for invasive surgery.
Derek Widmayer, DMD, received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). A respected authority in his field, he has been featured across various media outlets, including the Daily Record and News 12 NJ. Dr. Widmayer has been honored for his work by several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Jeffrey Shapiro, DDS, graduated from SUNY Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine with his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. He completed a subsequent residency in general dentistry at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, where he collaborated with other dentists and specialists to treat patients, using the most advanced dental technology and techniques available.
Dr. Jonathan Mendia, DMD, owner of Advanced Dental Anesthesia Services, earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Mendia completed a post-doctoral residency in dental anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, one of only six highly specialized dental anesthesiology programs. Dr. Mendia’s specialized training includes all levels of anesthesia services.
Allan J Stein, DMD, earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Stein completed his undergraduate studies from New York University, and he received his postbaccalaureate degree from Columbia University. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.