About Us

At Aesthetic Dental Care, we are committed to the pursuit of excellence. We are here not only to educate you about the latest advances in dentistry, but to listen to you as well. We want to hear what it is that you want, and the smile you desire to have. Our goal is to provide you with outstanding customer service, and to exceed your expectations, not only in terms of the beautiful dental results, but the ambiance of our office, and the relationship we develop with our patients. Our Totowa dental practice is proud to serve patients in the surrounding towns of Verona, Cedar Grove and Caldwell.

When you visit our brand new dental spa, you will be greeted with a friendly smile, and invited to relax beside the fireplace with the beverage of your choice, either warm or cold, from our refreshment bar. Our massage chair is the perfect pre-treatment relaxation device, and the live reef aquarium is calming and tranquil. Our office was designed with your total comfort in mind.

Even the operations have been specifically tailored to your comfort, health, and safety. Everything we use for your care is either disposable, or sterilized in our dedicated sterilization area. Our digital x-rays provide superior diagnostic images that can be enlarged and color enhanced, while exposing you to up to 90% less radiation than traditional films. Gentle ultrasonic cleanings make your hygiene visits pleasant and enjoyable.

We utilize a variety of techniques and equipment to enhance your comfort: Air abrasion “no drill” dentistry, topical anesthetics and nitrous oxide are all available to you. Lasers enable sutureless oral surgery with little discomfort and no bleeding. We even have a state-of-the-art computerized anesthesia delivery system, so that the initial injection is no longer something to the concerned about. At the conclusion of your appointment, you are offered a warm towel to freshen up with, and a delightfully warm and soothing paraffin bath for your hands.

At Aesthetic Dental Care, everything we do is centered around accurate diagnosis. We meet with you individually to discuss your needs and desires, and to review both your medical and dental history. We then perform a thorough exam that includes an oral cancer screening, intraoral photographs and any x-rays necessary to adequately assess your dental health and jaw function. Dr. Strauss spends a significant amount of time after hours reviewing all this information about you. He then takes the time necessary to explain your treatment options and answer all of your questions. Our patients tell us that they have never experienced such thorough, caring dentistry, and that’s a reputation we are proud to have.

Because of his commitment to stay abreast of the latest advancements in dentistry, Dr. Strauss has trained in the area of neuromuscular dentistry. Neuromuscular dentistry involves determining how the jaw, alignment and occlusion of the teeth, and facial muscles interact. Misalignment, uneven wearing of the teeth, or an improper bite can cause a myriad of medical problems, including but not limited to headaches, neck and facial pain, and muscle cramps throughout the upper body. Utilizing electromagnetic and ultrasonic scanning devices, Dr. Strauss can determine the proper alignment of your teeth and jaw, and create the proper bite necessary to alleviate the pain and discomfort.

Many patients are afraid of dental treatment, and as such, may have avoided it for many years. As a result, some people are too embarrassed by the condition of their teeth to come to the dentist. At Aesthetic Dental Care, we understand that this is a very real fear, not something to be taken lightly. There is no reason to be ashamed or embarrassed in our office. We have had wonderful success treating seriously dental phobic patients, because we take special care to make even the most fearful patients comfortable, in the office and with their treatment. Our practice is a member office in DOCS – the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation. This means that we are trained and certified to administer oral medication that enables you to be so completely relaxed during dental treatment that you will feel almost nothing, and later have no recollection of having been in our office. Many patients tell us that after having treatment done with the benefit of conscious sedation, they wake up the next morning to the shock and delight of a beautiful new smile.

Our practice has grown from the referrals of many of your friends and family who have put their trust in Dr. Jerry Strauss, a dentist who truly cares about them. No matter what your dental needs and desires are, Aesthetic Dental Care has the solution. Whether you are primarily interested in maintaining your dental health with regular checkups, or would like a dental makeover to create a whole new you, Aesthetic Dental Care can help. Our goal is to provide the best dental care, so that you can have great looking teeth and a healthy, well-functioning mouth. Your smile couldn’t be in better hands. Dr. Strauss will solve even your toughest dental issues once and for all, and give you the great looking, great feeling, smile of your dreams. To obtain more information or to schedule a consultation, please contact us today. We look forward to meeting you!

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