Gentle Dentistry 173 Terrace Street, Haworth, NJ 07641 (201) 384-1611

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The team at Gentle Dentistry will provide exceptional care for you.  We constantly strive to accomodate all your dental needs in a comfortable and efficient manner.

Andrew Spector, DMD, FAGD*, FICOI

Dr. Andrew SpectorDr. Spector's friendly and professional manner will help ease any concerns or nervousness you may have.  He is very caring and provides a virtually pain-free approach to dental care. 

Dr. Spector has been voted a Top Dentist in NJ Magazine, New York Magazine, Bergen Health, and Life magazine year after year! 

Dr. Spector is a nationally renowned speaker and lecturer on new dental techniques and patient care. He has trained over 2,000 dentists on the latest techniques to enhance patient care. He is certified in the Hybridge Dental Implant technique for full mouth restoration. In addition, Dr. Spector is a certified instructor of CAD/CAM Dental Technology for Patterson Dental.

Dr. Spector is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He finished a two year program in Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Surgical Restorative Implantology. He has served as Clinical Associate Professor at New York University, teaching surgical and prosthetic implantology.  Dr. Spector is a graduate of the Americus Center for Aesthetic Dentistry. He is a Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry and The International Congress of Oral Implantology

Dr. Spector is married and has 3 sons.  In his spare time, he is an avid guitarist, enjoys skiing and plays tennis.  We are confident you will be in excellent hands when you choose Dr. Spector for your dental needs.

Jennifer Hade, DMD

Associate General Dentist

Dr. HadeWhen you make an appointment with Dr. Hade, you will feel like you are her only patient.  She has a friendly personality and professional demeanor. You will feel like family!

Dr. Hade joined Gentle Dentistry in 2004, providing comprehensive dentistry to both adults and children. In addition, she is the Invisalign provider in the office. You can rest assured that Dr. Hade will perform a thorough exam to determine if Invisalign is the best solution for you.

Dr. Hade has been voted as one of NJ Top Dentists by NJ Monthly for many years now.  Dr. Hade received her dental degree (D.M.D.) from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Upon completion of her dental education, Dr. Hade continued her education as a general practice resident at Morristown Memorial Hospital. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Wake Forest University. Dr. Hade maintains memberships in numerous professional organizations including the Academy of General Dentistry and The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Hade lives in Morris County with her husband and two children.

Aleksander Iofin, DMD

Endodontist  / Root Canal Specialist

Dr. IofinDr. Iofin is our Root Canal Specialist.  He will provide exceptional care for all your Endodontic needs.  His attention to detail, and his professional, yet personal manner, will put you at ease.

Dr. Iofin practices Endodontics full-time and teaches part-time. He is an outstanding Root Canal Specialist, and is well respected among his peers.

He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Endodontics at the Post-Graduate Endodontic Department, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Iofin graduated from Rutgers University with highest honors, and received his dental degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine with honors. He received his Endodontic specialty training at the New York University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Iofin is a Board-eligible member of the American Association of Endodontists. He has lectured at the Greater New York Dental Meeting and various New York dental societies. 

Dr. Iofin and his wife Yana are the proud parents of a beautiful daughter.  Dr. Iofin's interests include literature, theater, and travel.  He is also an avid sports fan who enjoys skiing and soccer.  Make sure to see Dr. Iofin for your Endodontic work.  You will be glad you did!

Adam Brisman, DMD

Oral Surgery 

Dr. BrismanDr. Brisman is our resident Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon specializing in painless treatment to patients of every age.  His surgical specialties include wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, and advanced bone grafting, all with or without intravenous sedation. 

Dr. Brisman graduated with a D.M.D. from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  He completed a Surgical Fellowship at Bellevue Hospital / New York University College of Dentistry and served as a Resident in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Department.  Dr. Brisman has been in private practice since 2002. 

He has served as faculty in the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Deptatment at NYU College of Dentistry. Some of his memberships include: the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (AAMOS), American Dental Association(ADA), the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA), the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ACOMS), and the International Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS).

Dr. Brisman has been awarded "America's Top Dentist" by The Guide to America's Top Dentists, Consumers' Research Council of America.  In addition, Dr. Brisman has also been selected as one of the Top Dentists in New York (2011) by the prestigious Top Doc New York, as seen on Fox 5. 

Dr. Adam Brisman lives nearby in Demarest with his wife and two daughters.  Being the son and grandson of dentists, Dr. Brisman prides himself on treating patients like family. 

Our Staff

Our staff of Gentle Dentistry are friendly and professional, and strive to make all of your dental appointments as stress free as possible.
Kim will cheerfully help you with all of your financial and insurance needs.  Maureen, Mary and Barbara are the warm faces that greet you when you arrive for your appointment, and always do their very best to schedule the most convenient times for your future dental visits.  
In the treatment rooms are our dental treatment coordinators and assistants - Jennifer, Yvette, Stacy, Jinette and Anila.  They are here to make your time with us as comfortable as possible. Ask them about our patient entertainment center, available in every treatment room. 
Our exceptional Dental Hygienists, Maria S., Ilene, Maria D., and Corinne have well over 30 years of experience in patient care. Their gentle touch, extensive knowledge, and advanced training will help you understand how you can improve and maintain your overall dental health. We know you will appreciate their skills and friendly demeanor.
The entire staff at Gentle Dentistry is committed to making your patient experience the best it can be from start to finish.  We are very receptive to your feedback. Please inform us if there is anything we can do to make your time with us more comfortable and satisfying.
* FAGD - Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
* FICOI - Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists