Dr. Rishi I. Nijhawan, born and raised in New Jersey, has been a resident of Branchburg for the past 20 years. Being inspired by his orthodontist as a child, he pursued his interest in dentistry by going to the New Jersey Institute of Technology‘s 7-Year Accelerated Dental Program. After being a part of the Albert Dorman Honors College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in engineering science in only three years, he subsequently received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, becoming the youngest dentist in his graduating class.
Dr. Alexandra Agaliotis is originally from East Hanover, New Jersey and is very excited to be able to provide exceptional dental care and share her passion for dentistry while promoting oral health with all of her patients in the Monmouth County area. Dr. Agaliotis received her Bachelor of Psychology degree from the University of Delaware as Magna Cum Laude.
Dr. Xuxin Zhang moved to the U.S. with his family. He received Bachelors of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Rochester. He holds a Masters of Science degree in Technical Entrepreneurship and Management, and contributed to a patented photodynamic biliary stent. Inspired by the oral surgeon who performed his wisdom tooth extraction, Dr. Zhang went on to pursue his dental education at NYU College of Dentistry. After graduation, he continued GPR residency training at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn. Dr. Zhang practiced general dentistry in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Long Island before moving to New Jersey. He is Invisalign certified and attends seminars routinely to learn up-to-date advances in the field. He strives to provide treatments in a comfortable and efficient manner. Dr. Zhang emphasizes on disease prevention and takes great pride in restoring smiles of many satisfied patients.
CALVIN HUEN, DMD
Originally from South Brunswick, New Jersey, Dr. Calvin Huen received his dental degree from the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. There he was nominated to join the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontics Honor Society and awarded dean’s list. After graduating he completed a general practice residency at Hackensack University Medical Center rated by U.S. News as the #1 hospital in New Jersey.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from Lafayette College in Pennsylvania, Dr. Tinny Dhaliwal attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he earned his DMD in 1983. He has been practicing general dentistry in Bayonne, New Jersey, since 1988. He initially started practicing with South Hudson Dental Group, and now he is a part of our team at Platinum Dental Group.
Dr. Michael Israel is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine at the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM) and an Assistant Clinical Practice Leader at Touro Dental Health, the college’s 115-chair dental teaching practice. In addition to his current teaching responsibilities, Dr. Israel works in private practice in Orange, New Jersey. He is board certified by the CDCA and experienced in differential diagnosis and management of infection and trauma-based dental emergencies, in addition to common and uncommon soft and hard tissue pathology. He has participated in a number of continuing education courses on different specialties in dentistry including prosthodontics and periodontics.
Dr. Shivam Patel was born and raised in Edison, NJ. He completed his undergraduate studies at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 2016, earning a degree in Biology as a part of the university’s 7-Year Accelerated Dental Program. He attended the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2020.
Dr. Lee is a board-certified periodontist, with training in the most modern dental implant and regenerative hard and soft tissue techniques, as well as periodontal disease treatment. Dr. Lee has training in treatment-planning and full-mouth rehabilitation, and is also involved in computer-guided implant dentistry.
Born and raised in New Jersey, Dr. Sapan A. Parikh attended Fairleigh Dickinson University, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). From an early age, Dr. Parikh knew he wanted to pursue a career in dentistry. It was during his senior year at Bridgewater-RaritanHigh School that his aspirations started to become a reality. He was accepted into the accelerated seven-year dental program at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. After just three years, Dr. Parikh graduated summa cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
ISLAM MOHEISEN, DMD
Born and raised in north New Jersey, Dr Moheisen graduated from Boston University in 2020 cum laude. He completed his GPR residency at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, NY.
DR. ALI MALIK
After graduating cum laude from Boston University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Malik completed a general practice residency through the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital in New York.
It was through this program where Dr. Malik focused his clinical training on surgical aspects of dentistry and endodontics under the guidance of root canal and gum specialists.
Originally from Southern California, Dr. Oliver Yun went on to complete his undergraduate studies at New York University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.
Coming from a family of dentists, Dr. Yun has always had a passion for the aesthetic aspect of dentistry and helping patients to achieve and actively maintain a more beautiful and functional smile. Clinically, he is known to have a very gentle touch with his patients and is particularly
skilled in performing crown and bridge procedures and surgical extractions.