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Chapel Hill Dental Arts -  Meet our Excellent Staff of Doctors 

Our Red Bank dental practice is equipped with the latest in technology and advanced procedures. 
Our dentists and staff are passionate about patients comfort. Our goal is to provide patients with happy, healthy smiles through our continued professional education and specialized care under a single roof.



Dr. Asim Zaidi

Functional & Cosmetic Dental Restorations

Meet Red Bank Dentist - Asim Zaidi, DMD

Asim Zaidi DMD is a graduate of Rutgers University with a BS in Hospital and Health Administration/Public Health and a 1997 graduate of UMDNJ in General Dentistry. Dr. Zaidi started his full service practice 20 years ago. He is is member of the ADA, The American Association of Cosmetic Dentistry and currently serves on the NJ Board of The Academy of General Dentists.  He has received extensive training in the All on 4 Surgical and Restorative Technique, attended multiple workshops at the Spear Training Institute for continuing education and has ben recognized as a high level Gold Provider for Straumann Implants. He has also received the Crest Award for Excellence in Dentistry for the Elderly. The success of the practice is based on Dr. Zaidi's insistence that patients be provided with real-world affordable solutions for a beautiful smile. He firmly believes that patients want to know what their options are first and then they can choose to proceed at their own pace.  Ask Dr. Zaidi why he loves cosmetic dentistry and he will  tell you without hesitation it's because it changes people's lives. 



Dr. Kristen Blumberger

Endodontist

Meet Red Bank Endodontist - Kristen Blumberger, DMD - Middletown, NJ

Dr. Kristen Blumberger grew up in Little Silver, NJ. After receiving an academic scholarship for scholastic achievement, she graduated from Tulane University with a B.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Kinesiology. She went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, receiving both the Hunt and Merit scholarships for scholastic achievement.

After graduating from dental school, Dr. Blumberger completed a one-year General Practice Residency at St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital in Manhattan. From 2001-2005 she practiced general dentistry in NYC and has also served as an adjunct clinical instructor at NYU College of Dentistry, In 2004 she received the Appreciation Award for Dedication to the Advancement of NYU College of Dentistry from the Student National Dental Association. Dr. Blumberger enjoys volunteering.

In 2003 she set up dental clinics in underprivileged areas of the Dominican Republic. In 2004 she went on another outreach trip to Jamaica, where she volunteered and performed dental work in rural communities with NYU College of Dentistry. Dr. Blumberger went on to complete a 2-year post-graduate residency program in Endodontics at NYU College of Dentistry, graduating in 2007. During her residency she worked on research with respect to pain management and pain medications. Dr. Blumberger currently works as an endodontist in NYC and NJ, where her main focus is easing patients anxiety and performing painless root canals.



Dr. Richard Mercurio

Oral Implantologist

Meet Red Bank Oral Implantologist - Richard Mercurio, DDS
Specializing in Dental Implants and Teeth In A Day


EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Master Series Advanced Sedation, DOCS Course, NYU Dental School 2017

The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry,
Laser Assisted, Peri-lmplantitis Assisted Protocol, New York 2014

American Society for the Advancement of Anesthesia and Sedation in Dentistry- 2013, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Patterson, New Jersey

Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, New York University - Conscious Sedation Course - 2010

Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, Standard Proficiency Course - 1999

Advanced Implant Training Course (Surgical and Prosthetic), Branemark Clinic, Gothenborg, Sweden - 1996

Misch Implant Institute, Surgical and Prosthetic Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry - 1995

Maxi Course in Oral Implantology Sponsored by Brookdale Hospital.
American Academy of Implant Dentistry and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - 1989

DDS - Georgetown University School of Dentistry - 1972-1976

UNDERGRADUATE
St. Francis College, Loretto, PA - Bachelor of Science, Biology - 1972

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Honored Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry - 2012

Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry - 2004

Board Certified American Board of Oral Implantology and Implant Dentistry - 2002

Associate Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry - 2001

Diplomate, International Congress or Oral Implantologists - 1997

Fellow, Misch Implant Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry 1995 ' "

Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists - 1994

Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry - 1991
 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Board of Oral Implantology and Implant Dentistry

American Academy of Implant Dentistry

Academy of Osseointegration

Academy of General Dentistry

Misch Implant Institute

American Dental Association

New Jersey Dental Association

Monmouth Ocean County Dental Association

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DR. MERCURIO'S SMILE MAKEOVERS

 

 

LECTURES AND PUBLICATIONS

“Full Arch Implant Supported Oral Rehabilitation - A Review of Treatment and Surgical Principles” - Tinton Falls, NJ 2018, 2019

“Altering Surgical and Prosthetic Technique According to Bone Density” - Lincroft Village Dental Implant Study Group 2010

“An Introduction to Implant and Bone Augmentation Treatment Planning - NJDA Annual Convention, Atlantic City 2008

“Bone Augmentation Techniques” - Lincroft Village Dental Implant Study Group 2007

“Increased Implant Success Through Proper Treatment Planninq”Lincroft Village Dental Implant Study Group 2006

“Review of Occlusal Concepts of Implant Dentistry” - Monmouth Medical Center Dental Staff - 2002

Author: Original Article, “Treatment Planning to Retain Hopeless Teeth a Support for Transitional Appliances: Three Case Reports”, Journal of Oral Implantoloqy, p. 15-18, Vol. 28, 2002

“Stress Reduction as Contributing Factor in Implant Success Bone Grafting Techniques” - Monmouth Medical Center Dental Staff - 1999

“Stress Reduction as Contributing Factor in Implant Success Bone Grafting Techniques” - Private Office - Lincroft Village Dental Care - 1998

“An Introduction to Diagnosis and Treatment Planning”: - The Advanced Implant Study Club - 1996

“Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Implant Dentistry" - Monmouth Medical Center Dental Staff -1996

APPOINTMENTS AND AWARDS

President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Research Foundation, 2020

Vice President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Research Foundation, 2019

Director, Treatment Solutions of New Jersey, LLC. 2018

Treasurer, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Research Foundation, 2018

Director, American Academy of Implant Dentistry Foundation, 2017

Director, American Board of Dental Specialties, 2017 Representing the American Board of Oral Implantology

Immediate Past President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2017

President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2016

President-Elect, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2015

Vice-President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2014

Treasurer, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2013

Honored Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2012

Appointed Director, Research Foundation, American Academy of Implant Dentistry Foundation, 2012

Elected, International Officer’s Line, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2011

Appointed, Board of Trustees Liaison to the Education Committee,
American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2011

Appointed, Finance Committee, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2011

Appointed, Executive Director Performance Review Board, American Academy Of Implant Dentistry, 2011

Appointed, Chairman, Public Relations Committee, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2010

Co-Chair, American Academy of Implant Dentistry NE District meeting, Boston, Mass., 2009

Reappointed, Admissions and Credentials Board, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2008

Elected President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, NE District 2007

President of the Lincroft Village Dental Implant Study Group 2006 - present

Appointed to the Test Construction Committee, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2006

Appointed, Admissions and Credentials Board, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, 2005-2012; 2018, 2019

Elected Vice President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, NE District 2005

Elected Secretary, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, NE District 2004

“Teacher of the Year Award” - (2000-2001) Monmouth Medical Center Dental Residency Program

Appointed to Dental Advisory Board Department of Dentistry, Monmouth Medical Center - 1996

Appointed Head of Restorative Dentistry, Dental Residency Program,
Monmouth Medical Center - 1995

Appointed Teaching Attending Monmouth Medical Center Dental Residency Program, 1990

Appointed Clinical Instructor Department of Operative Dentistry, Georgetown University School of Dentistry, 1976-1978