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Mac Arthur-Ridge Plaza, 330 Ridge Rd, Mahwah, NJ 07430(201) 818-4500

Meet Your Mahwah Dental Care Team

Dr. Maz (General Dentist)
Shahrzad Mazandarani, DMD

  • Graduate of University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine
  • Post Doctoral Program (Advance Education in General Dentistry) at Columbia University Dental School/ NY Presbyterian Hospital
  • Instructor of Operative Dentistry at Columbia University Dental School
  • Post Doctoral Training at NYU for Conscious Oral Sedation and NY State Permit
  • Post Doctoral Training at Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine for Conscious Oral Sedation and NJ State Permit
  • Certified in Noble Biocare ITI, and 3 i Implant Systems
  • Certified in Invisalign
  • Basic Life Support / CPR Healthcare certified
  • Member of Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • Member of American Dental Association
  • Member of New Jersey Dental Association
  • Member of Bergen County Dental Society
  • Member of Dental Society of the State of New York
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Cambridge Who's Who Executive and Professional Women in Healthcare
  • Top Doctor Award by Trademark Who's Who Top Doctors Honors Edition
Dr. Maz - Mahwah Dentist

Dr. Braidy - Mahwah Dentist

Dr. Braidy ( Oral Surgeon )
Hani Braidy , DMD, FRCD(C)

Dr. Braidy received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Montreal in 1998 and subsequently completed a two-year General Practice Residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. He then underwent his oral maxillofacial surgery specialty training at Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, NJ where he was awarded the "Very Reverend Michael Ivan Franczak Scholarship." Presently, he is Assistant Professor at the Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine, actively involved at the Implant Center of the dental school and in the oral maxillofacial post-graduate residency program. Dr. Braidy is a highly skilled, knowledgeable and caring surgeon who enthusiastically believes in educating his patients while providing gentle and efficient treatment.

Professional organization affiliations include:

  • US board certified in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery (Diplomate)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (FRCD(C))
  • National Dental Board of Anesthesia (Diplomate)
  • The American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (Member)
  • The American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (Member)
  • The New Jersey Society of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (Member)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Dr. Manasse ( Prosthodontist )
Maryse Manasse, DDS

  • Graduated from New Jersey Dental School with a Prosthodontics Degree
  • Prosthodontist Speciality of Dentistry restores mouths with crowns, bridges, dentures, implants and cosmetic dentistry
  • Teaches students at NYU School of Dentistry
  • Basic Life Support/CPR Certified

Dr. Manasse - Mahwah Dentist

Dr. Taltavall - Mahwah Dentist

Dr. Taltavall
John A Taltavall III, DMD

  • Graduate of Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine
  • Certified Invisalign
  • Mini Residency Dental Implants- Dental Implant Learning Center
  • Lumineers Certified
  • American Dental Association
  • NJ Dental Association
  • Tricounty Dental Society
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine


Dr. Sandoval ( General Dentist )
Elizabeth Sandoval, DMD

  • Graduate of Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine
  • Residency program at St. Joseph Medical Center in Paterson, NJ
  • Mini-Residency in Implant placement
  • Mini-Residency in Advance implant placement
  • Certified Invisalign and Lumineers.
  • Treasurer of Bronx County Dental Society
  • Member of American Dental Association
  • Member New York State Dental Association
  • Certified in Basic Life Support / CPR healthcare
Dr. Sandoval - Mahwah Dentist

Dr. Kevin- Mahwah Dentist

Dr. Kevin Ma (Periodontist)
Kevin Ma, DMD

Dr. Kevin Ma is dual trained in Periodontics (gum surgeries/ implants) and Fixed Prosthodontics (advanced restorative dentistry) from University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a recognized Specialty of the American Dental Association. He also serves as faculty (Clinical Asst. Professor) at University of Pennsylvania, Department of post-graduate periodontics and fixed prosthodontics where he enjoys teaching and discussing with his students and residents.

Dr. Kevin Ma completed his dental training (DMD) from Boston University School of Dental Medicine where he :

  • served as class President and member of the student council
  • graduated with High Honors
  • Inducted in OKU (Omicron Kappa Upsilon) National Dental Honor society - top 12% of the graduating class


Dr. Dal Pizzol

Dr. Dal Pizzol received his doctor of medical dentistry degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1991. He is a long time resident of Bergen County and has practiced in NY and NJ for over 20 years. He has certification in Basic Life support and CPR Healthcare and prior membership to American Dental Association, NJ Dental Association, Bergen County Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Dal Pizzol- Mahwah Dentist


Dr. Mendia

Dr. Mendia ( Anesthesiologist )
Jonathan Mendia, DMD


Dr. Mendia received his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition from Rutgers University. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. After, Dr. Mendia completed his post-doctoral residency in Dental Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). There are only six Dental Anesthesiology Programs of this kind that provide such vigorous training. Presently Dr. Mendia offers IV sedation services to pediatric patients, special needs patients, and anxious or dental phobic adults in both dental offices and surgical centers throughout the tri-state area. In addition, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine, where he educates post-graduate students both clinically and didactically on sedation services in the dental office. Dr. Mendia aims to minimize patients’ dental fears and ensure that anxious patients feel safe and comfortable during the dental care.

Professional organization affiliations include:

  • American Dental Association (Member)

  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (Member)

  • American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists (Member)

  • New Jersey Dental Society (Member)

  • New Jersey Dental Society of Anesthesiology (Member)

  • Bergen County Dental Society (Member)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)


Carole Ojeda (A.A.S. Registered Dental Hygienist)

Carole Ojeda has been in the dental field for twelve years, first, as a dental assistant and now, as a registered dental hygienist. She earned her Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene from Bergen Community College in 2010. She has always had an interest in dentistry, and enjoys providing patients with the utmost care. Aside from her profession, she is a mother who enjoys nature, art, and music. She hopes that she can help to make your dental experience here at Advance Dental Care, an enjoyable one!

Carol - Mahwah Hygienist
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