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Whether this is the beginning of a new relationship or the continuation of an established one, we invite you to experience expert care in our office.

  Maintain a proactive dental routine or enhance your appearance as our staff guide you pleasantly and professionally through your dental care.

Meet Our Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Charlene Gambino,
    DMD

    Dr. Charlene Gambino has been practicing in Montclair, New Jersey since 2005. She grew up in Essex County and received a Bachelor's Degree from Rutger's University - Newark Campus. Following college, she traveled extensively for a few years before obtaining her dental Doctorate at the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey. Dr. Gambino then completed her dental residency at the Hospital of Veteran Affairs in East Orange.

    She continues to update her education through programs at the Las Vegas Institute, the Southwest Symposium on Forensic Dentistry and through instruction on procedures like Invisalign and Lumineers.

    Dr. Gambino lives in Essex County with her family and their adorable dog.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Primary Location

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:00 pm

Saturday:

| Two per Month | Oct - June

Sunday:

Closed

Featured Articles

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  • Smile Makeover

    Smiling with confidence makes you feel great. A beautiful smile is also an important social and professional asset. Yet there are many people who avoid showing their teeth in public or in photographs because they don't like what they see. If that describes you, then why not start the process of getting ...

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  • Periodontal (Gum) Disease

    While you may think that some loss of teeth is inevitable with aging, it is actually possible for all of your teeth to last a lifetime. One of the ways you can achieve this goal is to avoid periodontal disease (“peri” – around; “odont” – tooth), which is caused by bacteria that attack the ...

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  • Mouthrinses

    Numerous studies have shown that using an appropriate mouth rinse, in conjunction with regular brushing and flossing, is an easy and effective way for you to improve your overall oral health. As part of a regular program of oral hygiene, mouth rinses (which are sometimes called mouthwashes) can be effective ...

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  • Oral Hygiene for Kids

    Teeth can last a lifetime if you take care of them right — and the best time to start is just as soon as they begin appearing. By establishing good oral hygiene routines for your children right from the start, you'll give them the best chance of keeping their teeth healthy — forever. Tooth decay, ...

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  • Invisalign for Teens

    There's a new technology that's (literally) putting a smile on plenty of young faces: A system of clear, removable aligners made especially for teens called Invisalign Teen®! If you (or a teenager you know) are a candidate for this treatment, you might find it's the best fit for your lifestyle: It lets ...

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  • Fillings

    If you have never had a cavity, congratulations! If you have had one, you are not alone. About 78% of us have had at least one cavity by the time we reach age 17, according to a 2000 report by the U.S. Surgeon General. Fortunately there's a time-tested treatment for cavities: the dental filling. Fillings ...

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  • Orthodontic FAQs

    What do orthodontists do? Orthodontists are dental specialists who diagnose and treat problems with the position, alignment or spacing of the teeth, and related irregularities in the face and the jaw. A number of special treatments, including braces and other oral appliances, are used to correct these ...

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  • Sinus Surgery

    If you want to replace a missing or failing tooth with a state-of-the-art dental implant (watch dental implant video), your dentist will first need to make sure that you have sufficient bone in your jaw to anchor the implant. This is true no matter what type of tooth is being replaced. However, if it ...

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  • Tips to Prevent Cavities

    Cavities are little holes in teeth that can eventually cause big problems. They form when tooth-eroding acid attacks a tooth's protective outer covering (enamel). This acid mainly comes from two sources: your diet, and certain oral bacteria that thrive in the absence of effective oral hygiene. If cavities ...

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  • Preventive Dentistry

    You've no doubt heard it said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In dentistry, you might say it's worth two pounds. Maybe even thousands of dollars. That's because dental problems can become exponentially more expensive — and painful — the longer they go unaddressed. Fortunately, ...

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  • "Visiting Charlene Gambino, DMD gives my family and me more reasons to smile."
  • "Dr. Gambino provided me with excellent care when I needed it the most."

Dear Patients,

We understand your concern and uncertainty over COVID-19 and want to assure you that the health and well being of our patients and staff is our primary concern. Continuing the friendliness and clinical excellence you have come to expect at Montclair Aesthetic and Family Dentistry, new patient care protocols are in place to address COVID -19. These protocols exceed all the CDC, OSHA, and ADA recommendations.

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