About Dr. Joseph Moussa DDS, FICOI

Joseph Moussa, DDS, is happy to serve the communities of Montclair and Englewood, New Jersey, through services offered at Montclair Dental Spa. Dr. Moussa combines his passion for innovative improvements in dental technology and techniques with sincere compassion and genuine respect for his patients.

Dr. Moussa graduated from Damascus University College of Dentistry in 1993. He then served two years in the army, performing dental services in clinics and hospitals before launching a successful private practice abroad.

When Dr. Moussa became intrigued by the exciting field of implantology and cosmetic dentistry here in the United States, he closed his private practice and was accepted to the prestigious New York University Dental School. The emphasis of his studies there included implant and cosmetic dentistry. He graduated from New York University in May 2003 and was offered the position of Associate Professor of Implantology in their postgraduate program.

Dr. Moussa also spent an additional year of didactic and clinical training at the Rosenthal Institute in Manhattan, New York City, to perfect his skills in aesthetic dentistry. This training included porcelain veneers and full-porcelain restorations. He continues his close relationship with the university and regularly attends continuing education courses to increase his knowledge of cutting-edge technology.

He maintains memberships in several prestigious associations, including the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the LANAP Laser Therapy Center. Dr. Moussa is also a LANAP Certified Clinician and LAPIP Certified Clinician and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Despite his impressive educational achievements and widely recognized clinical expertise, Dr. Moussa remains a warm and friendly dentist who loves helping each patient achieve the goal of a healthy, beautiful smile.

About Dr. Joseph Blum DMD, DIPL, ABOI/ID

Dr. Blum has expertise in numerous dental procedures with a particular specialization in oral surgery, implant surgery and restoration, regenerative procedures, and complex endodontics (including anterograde retreats). For the last 16 years, he has been practicing interdisciplinary dentistry in private practice. He is a Diplomate (Board Certified) of the American Board of Oral Implantology an honor which only 28 dentists in NYS (350 nationwide) have accomplished, specialists included. I do 99.9% of all dentoalveolar surgical dentistry (-including but not limited to Wisdom teeth, implants, sinus lifts, Grafts, GBR, GTR, and all periodontal surgeries).
He brings the combined experience and education of an implantologist, periodontist, oral surgeon, and prosthodontist in addition to having performed these specialized procedures for the past 10 years. He is originally from Lido Beach, NY and graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine (Farmington, CT) with the Sigma Xi Award for original research in Bone Biology. He trained at the residency program at Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine graduating with special training in Oral Surgery and Emergency Care. After residency, Dr. Joseph completed 3 years of advanced training in Implantology at New York University Dental School in addition to the program in Cosmetic Rehabilitation at University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Joseph is uniquely qualified to render both implant and cosmetic procedures having obtained University-based certification in both areas. Over the last 15 years Dr. Joseph has received thousands of hours of continuous training and experience in the areas of oral surgery, implantology, endodontics, and prosthetic/cosmetic rehabilitation.

About Dr. Glen Atlas MD, Anesthesiologist

Dr. Glen Atlas, a board certified anesthesiologist with over 10 years experience, offers dental patients the chance to receive anesthesia for dental procedures. Patients receive conscious sedation or twilight sleep. Patients have little, if any, recall of the dental procedure.

Dr. Atlas is also an Anesthesiology Professor at the Rutgers NJ Medical School as well as a Clinical Professor at the Stevens Institute of Technology. We are honored to have Dr. Atlas be a part of our team of expert specialists.