Nutley, NJ Dentist Works with Mountainside Hospital to Educate Dental Interns

November 26, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Nutley, NJ Understanding the importance of teaching comprehensive dentistry, Barry Litwin, DDS, works with Mountainside Hospital to educate dental interns.

Family and cosmetic dentist, Dr. Barry Litwin, has been working with Mountainside Hospital for the past year, helping to educate the dental interns there. HackensackUMC Mountainside provides a wide range of dental care to local patients in need of treatment. The procedures are performed by post-graduate students and include everything from dental implants and prosthetics to emergency services and oral surgery.

Dr. Litwin values the connections and relationships he builds while teaching at Mountainside. His expertise in the field of dentistry allows him to teach the importance of comprehensive dentistry to his students, in order to better serve the oral health needs of his community. Dr Litwin states, "The interactions with students are my favorite part of the Mountainside experience. If I can successfully teach them the benefit of giving their patients the most complete care, I know that everyone they treat will be healthier."

From his Nutley dental practice, Dr. Litwin is able to offer his patients the benefits of a complete range of services. As a skilled dental practitioner, Dr. Litwin can perform implants and extractions, dental restorations, preventive care, sedation dentistry, and periodontal disease treatments. These all-encompassing services are important in offering the best care possible. "A good dentist is one who can diagnose and treat a variety of oral health problems. I want the interns under my instruction to know that the best way to care for others is to be as knowledgeable as possible and to educate the patient as well."

In addition to offering traditional dental services, Mountainside hospital also offers health education programs and dental screenings for patients. To learn more about the services provided by the dental clinic at HackensackUMC Mountainside, visit the website at

About Barry J. Litwin, DDS
Dr. Litwin received his doctorate from the New York University College of Dentistry and has continued training in many different dental specialties. He has been serving the oral health needs of his Nutley, NJ community for 35 years. Dr Litwin was a awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and is also a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Essex County Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. In 2013, he was awarded with a Life Membership Award to the American Dental Association. Dr. Litwin values the patient as the most important person in his dental office and works to make sure that all patients are educated on recommended treatments.

For more information on the services provided at Dr. Litwin's Nutley, NJ dental office, visit the website at