SOURCE: Newman Springs Dental Care

Newman Springs Dental Care

November 28, 2014 19:50 ET

Lincroft Dental Practice Treats Nearly 90 Patients During 8th Annual Dentistry From the Heart Program

LINCROFT, NJ--(Marketwired - November 28, 2014) - Dr. Mitchel Friedman, a leading Lincroft cosmetic dentist, and a host of volunteers treated nearly 90 people and contributed more than $39,000 in free dental services during the 8th Annual Dentistry From The Heart program.

Dentistry From The Heart is a national nonprofit that uses a network of dentists to provide Americans without dental insurance a free dentist for the day. On Oct. 23, area Lincroft professional oral health care providers volunteered to provide free exams, dental procedures, blood pressure checks, advanced oral cancer screenings and digital X-rays.

Dr. Friedman brought Dentistry From The Heart to his Lincroft practice, Newman Springs Dental Care, eight years ago. Local volunteers have served more than 1,000 patients and given away almost $400,000 in dental care. This year, 42 volunteers treated 88 patients, performed 355 procedures and contributed $39,341 in free dentistry.

Volunteers included Dr. Friedman, Newman Springs Dental Care practice partner Dr. Julia Cintron, Dr. Jeffrey Zatzkin, Dr. Elisa Bland, Dr. Allan Ruda, Dr. Kayvon Haghighi, Dr. Beth DeAngelis, Dr. Raymond Simmons, Dr. Michael Combs, Dr. Gurjinder Singh, Dr. Sandy Sternberg and Dr. Binni Patel.

"The first people arrived in the torrential rain hours before the event even began, and the dedicated team of volunteers was able to treat everyone who showed up," said Dr. Friedman, who provides Lincroft teeth in a day. "It's important for us to set aside this day for patients who would have otherwise ignored serious dental issues. We're all very proud to provide this service to the community."

Dr. Friedman is a 1976 graduate of the Middletown Township Public School System, where his mother, Sheila Friedman Rubin, taught her entire career.

Newman Springs Dental Care is a comprehensive dental practice that focuses on aesthetic dentistry, sedation dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, dental implant surgery, implants for dentures, temporary dentures, porcelain veneer teeth, restorations, teeth whitening, Invisalign, CEREC same-day crowns, same day dental implants, endodontics, crowns, bridges and preventive care.

Dr. Friedman received his bachelor's degree from Rutgers College and graduated in the top 15 percent of his class from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 1984. He completed the General Practice Residency Program at Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Friedman is now highly recognized as one of Lincroft's best cosmetic dentists who is a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry. To obtain a Master designation, Dr. Friedman first became a Fellow with the Academy of General Dentistry, a process that requires 500 hours in continuing education. For his Master designation, Dr. Friedman took an additional 600 hours of continuing education courses, 400 hours of which required hands-on instruction.

Dr. Friedman holds memberships with the New Jersey Dental Association, American Dental Association, Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society, Crown Council, New Jersey Dental Society of Anesthesia, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He also is an attending doctor and part-time clinical instructor at Monmouth Medical Center.

Dr. Cintron is a graduate of the Rutgers University-University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Biomedical Services. Following dental school, she continued her education through the General Practice Residency Program at Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Cintron volunteers with Dr. Friedman's Dentistry From The Heart program and with Give Kids a Smile.

To learn more about the average cost of dental implants or to find out what veneers cost per tooth, visit www.BestLincroftDentist.com or call 732-532-3903.

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