I believe that dental medicine is an integral cornerstone of the healthcare profession. Possessing the knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat oral diseases is a great responsibility that has led me to dedicate my professional life to treating such conditions, resolving problems, reversing damage, and restoring teeth and gums to the healthiest possible state. In addition, I help to educate all my patients, providing them with the practical daily guidelines necessary to maintain good oral health. For me, the most exciting part about dentistry is being able to improve a patient’s self-confidence by changing their smile. A beautiful smile transcends all languages.
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Our friendly, dedicated, and energetic team is committed to working with you and your family to create a positive experience, every time you visit our practice.
Dr. Carlos Chavarria is a graduate of The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. At UIC, he earned the Horace Wells Senior Student Award for his outstanding participation in the Oral Maxillofacial Surgery honors track. A native of Nicaragua, Dr. Chavarria has vast experience in dentistry both internationally and in the U.S. He is interested in all facets of dentistry including restorative dentistry, endodontic therapy, implant placement and restorations, oral surgery, and digital dentistry.
Dr. Carlos Chavarria is a certified Invisalign provider and constantly researches the latest innovations in dentistry through continuing education courses. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Dental Anesthesiology, Chicago Dental Society, and Hispanic Dental Association.
“I like to communicate with my patients in their preferred language (English or Spanish) when they come to see me. I strongly believe in providing them with the quality time and dental procedures the patients need and deserve. I like to treat my patients as if they were a member of my family.”
Dr. Carlos lives with his wife and his 2 children. In his free time, he likes to play the guitar, spend time with his family, and travel.
Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies—University of Delaware
Doctorate of Dental Medicine—Rutgers
General Practice Residency at the Jersey City Medical Center
Master in the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD)
MAGD: To attain Mastership, members must first be Fellows in the AGD. To earn a Fellowship Award, a dentist must earn a minimum of 500 approved continuing dental education credits and pass a comprehensive 400-question examination. Then dentists must earn an additional 600 approved continuing education credits, meeting minimum requirements in certain dental disciplines, of which 400 hours are hands-on courses. Thus, a Master of the AGD has taken a total of 1,100 hours of continuing education. A Master has studied 16 disciplines in dentistry, such as Periodontics, Orthodontics, and Implants.
Academy of General Dentistry
American Orthodontic Society
Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
I am originally from Florence, NJ, and currently, reside with my wife, Sandy, in Marlton. I enjoy studying world languages, exercising, running on the beach with my dog, Benny, socializing with my family and friends, and traveling abroad when time permits.
Dr. Pukenas has been chosen by his fellow colleagues as one of the best practitioners in the State of New Jersey for five consecutive years. This recognition is based on a poll conducted by New Jersey Monthly Magazine who asked over 6000 dentists in the State who they considered being New Jersey’s best practitioners.
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Dr. Jenna Gazzola, originally from Queens, NY, graduated from Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ. She possesses an impressive background in biomedical science and research that paralleled her entry into dentistry. Dr. Jenna Gazzola practices general, cosmetic, endodontic, prosthodontic, and restorative dentistry including implants. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), American Dental Association (ADA) and New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA). She takes pride in focusing on every patient’s individual needs while providing patients with predictable, reliable dentistry.
Dr. Jenna Gazzola focuses on creating a comfortable and calming environment for her patients and thoroughly enjoys helping patients understand the importance of oral health. She is a provider for Invisalign orthodontic treatment, a certified provider of CADCAM digital dentistry, and a certified member of the academy of laser dentistry (ALD).
She is a strong believer in continuing education and has completed courses from the SPEAR center, DOCS Oral Sedation, Western Regional Dental Conference, and Gordon Christensen’s Clinician’s Report.
“I am a strong believer that oral health can impact a person’s general health. It is very important to me to help educate my patient’s on the proper way to take care of not only their teeth, but their entire well-being.”
“I love traveling, exercising, and just being out in the sun.”
“I became a dentist to make people smile. A healthy smile makes life more beautiful.”
Dr. Benjamin Greenstein completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Delaware where he graduated in 2001. He received his DMD from Rutgers School of Dentistry in 2005 and began his periodontal residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center immediately thereafter. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Greenstein has authored several publications in dental, periodontal and implant literature. He provides the latest non-surgical and surgical treatment to enhance periodontal health. His patients are apprised of periodontal therapeutic options and consideration is always given to patient preferences. In his spare time, Dr. Greenstein enjoys kayaking, mountain biking, drawing, and hiking.