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By Sonia Owchariw

Dr. Pete
Dr. Peter Fuentes examines a young students teeth at Bayonne’s Horace Mann School

Most children fear the dentist. Whether it’s the sound of the drill or the feel of the pic when the hygienist cleans their teeth, the experience of seeing a dentist can cause great anxiety and frighten children to tears.  Three dentists from Bayonne Family Dental address this issue by bringing the dentist office to the classroom.

Drs. Peter Fuentes, Salvatore

Three Dentists
Dr. Peter Fuents, Dr. Salvatore Pavone and Dr. Marissa Halum of Bayonne Family Dental’s On site Mobile Dental Team at a recent visit to Bayonne’s Horace Mann School

Pavone, and Marissa Halum have teamed up to form On Site Dental: a Mobile Dental Team, where they visit local schools to give school children dental exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, and preventative sealants to ensure better dental health.

All three dentists also work at Bayonne Family Dental.

The team performs on-site dental exams because many schoolchildren seem to be missing school because of toothaches and many have never been to a dentist. Continue reading BAYONNE MOBILE DENTAL DENTISTS TREAT CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS

No Cry Zone: Kids (and Adults) are All Smiles at Bayonne Family Dental


By Sally Deering     Photo by Sally Deering 

Bayonne Family Dental's Dr. Peter Fuentes
Dr. Peter Fuentes treats
patient Aneglina Moore,
8, of Bayonne

When  you walk into Bayonne Family Dental – one of five dentist offices in Hudson under the umbrella Dental Groups of New Jersey – don’t be surprised to see smiling kids looking forward to seeing their dentist. That’s right. Kids who want to see the dentist are not a rare sighting at Bayonne Family Dental. That’s because Dr. Peter Fuentes and Dr. Salvatore Pavone, the two partners overseeing the dental practice, aim to keep their offices a no cry zone. They want children – and adults – to feel as comfortable as possible in their spacious offices.

The expansive Bayonne office on the corner of 55th Street and Kennedy Boulevard features 10 treatment rooms and offices for seven dentists on rotating schedules. The multi-specialty dental practice provides orthodontics (braces) sedation dentistry, implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and its specialty – pediatric dentistry.  Dr. Fuentes and Dr. Pavone previously practiced in Bayonne on 43rd Street and Avenue “B” when they took over for Dr. Morton Berenbaum, who retired after 35 years of specializing in pediatric dentistry. Continue reading No Cry Zone: Kids (and Adults) are All Smiles at Bayonne Family Dental