Where we treat you like family

I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. I am so excited to have been chosen by Dr. Pritz to take over his office in South Bound Brook! A lifelong resident of New Jersey, I was born in Rahway and grew up in Princeton Junction. I graduated from West Windsor-Plainsboro High School, and then enrolled in Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA.  I attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia where I completed my Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1993. I joined Rahway Dental Group in 1993 and became a partner in 1994. In 1997, I also joined the Dental Division of Robert Wood Johnson Hospital at Rahway. I am a member of American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Union County Dental Society, and I was recently awarded a Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 2017.

 

I have always been focused on reaching out to communities in need. When I first became a dentist, I worked with terminally ill patients at an AIDS Hospice in New York City, where I provided pro bono dental care. Later in my career, I went on to establish and volunteer at a dental clinic and orphanage in Criscior, Romania. Then from 2008 until 2016, I volunteered as a mentor to at-risk youth for Urban Impact. I also helped to establish a dental clinic in association with the Zarephath Health Center, where I continue to serve families by operating a free dental clinic. With a heart for adoption and foster care, my wife and I founded, Miriam's Heart-a local non-profit that serves adopted and foster children and their families.

 

As for the office, let me start with the things that are staying the same:

  • Location and phone - The office location will remain the same, as will the phone number. Call us today with all of your dental needs. We are seeing and scheduling patients now.  Set-up your free consultation!

  • Compassionate care - You will continue to receive the personalized dental care that you are accustomed to.

 

And this is what we’re changing:

  • Our name - We’re making this about you! We are your neighborhood dentist and privileged to call the practice South Bound Brook Dental (SBB)!

  • Digital upgrade - We will offer digital x-rays and chartless patient management systems. Digital x-rays allow for better diagnostic ability and decreased exposure to radiation. Once on the screen, digital x-rays can be enlarged or magnified for a better visual of the tooth's structure. We will also be bringing a chartless patient management system - both are better for the environment, and will improve your experience at the dentist.

  • Hygiene - We’re hiring a friendly and skilled hygienist to provide you with professional teeth cleanings.

  • Design  - We’re refreshing the waiting and patient serving areas, replacing equipment and sprucing the place up a bit. We can’t wait for you to see it  - we will be finished this Spring!

  • Panorex x-ray - We’re installing a digital panoramic x-ray machine for full mouth imaging and comprehensive diagnosis ability.

  • Insurance - We're participating with major insurance companies and also offering the SBB Smile Club!

  • Connect - Visit our website: www.southboundbrookdental.com and Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SBBrookDental to stay connected with us in new and convenient ways! Stay updated about our upcoming Open House and other news and events.

  • Dr. O & team- I am honored to take over as your new doctor and am hand-selecting the team to work alongside me at SBB! I am experienced, gentle and down-to earth, just like Dr. Pritz.

 

We’re grateful to get to know you! Feel free to stop by the office to connect with us! Last but not least, as much as I love being a dentist, I am most proud to call myself a husband and dad to my five amazing kids. My wife, Elizabeth would probably tell you I most enjoy watching (aka napping) during a good ball game on a Sunday afternoon or a day spent at the shore; and she would be right. My family and I live right here in Somerset County, New Jersey. We look forward to meeting you and treating you like family!

 

Very truly yours,

 

Dr. James Occhipinti, DMD, FAGD

 
Contact

120 Main Street

South Bound Brook

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Tel: (732) 356-8556

southboundbrookdental@gmail.com

Centrally located in New Jersey, South Bound Brook is conveniently located near Bound Brook, New Brunswick, Franklin Township, Bridgewater, Middlesex and Piscataway. SBB Dental Group serves patients throughout all of New Jersey and the Tri-State area. Dr. Occhipinti is known as New Jersey's best dentist. Specializing in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Occhipinti is the best dentist in Somerset County, New Jersey

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