Meet Dr. David Monokian ("Dr. Dave")Having grown up around dental professionals, Dr. Dave was always interested in the art and science of creating smiles and maintaining good oral health. He has been practicing dentistry since 2003 when he started at the NYU Faculty Club Clinic. Two years later he became a partner and cosmetic dentist at Monokian Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a member of the Peer Review committee of New Jersey Dental Association.
Dr. Dave enjoys being an integral part of his patients' positive dental experiences, and takes great pride in his work. His natural ability to calm and soothe during various dental procedures has patients continuing to trust in the care they receive. When not in the office, Dr. Dave attends hundreds of hours of advanced continuing education - including Spear Education - which keeps him abreast of the current research and techniques needed to provide high quality dentistry. This has enabled him to do complex cosmetic procedures with a high degree of success. His patients appreciate the way he clearly explains even the most involved procedures, which in turn allows them to make confident decisions about their treatment.
Dr. Dave is an Elite Invisalign Provider, and particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry, TMJ therapy, and implant procedures. His work and contributions to dentistry have been recognized by numerous associations, and he was recently elected President of the Southern Dental Society of New Jersey.
EducationDr. Dave graduated from New York University College of Dentistry and completed a residency program in Brooklyn where he received additional training in oral surgery. He is involved in hundreds of hours of continuing education covering topics such as cosmetic dentistry and implants. Dr. Dave enjoys taking these classes in order to stay on top of the latest advancements in dentistry. In this way he can treat his patients with confidence and predictability
Professional MembershipsIn conjunction with his commitment to continuing education, Dr. Dave is also a member of the following associations:
- President of Southern Dental Society
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- New Jersey Dental Association
- South Jersey Implant Study Club
- Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- South Jersey Dental Study Club
- Spear Study Club
- Spear Faculty Club
- “Top 40 Under 40” Dentists in the United States
- “Top Dentist” in South Jersey Magazine, 2009-2014
- “NJ Top Dentists” from the New Jersey Healthcare Resource, 2008 - 2014
- One of “America’s Top Dentists” by the Consumers’ Research Council of America