Meet The Doctors
Dr. Alan Rauchberg
Alan Rauchberg graduated in 1984 from Parsippany High School, and then attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and the University of Maryland at College Park. He earned his DMD from Temple University in Philadelphia before completing a one-year general residency at MCP Hospital, which is also in Philadelphia.
Dr. Rauchberg has also attended the Pankey Institute and the Dawson Center, two prestigious postgraduate dental training institutions. His professional affiliations include:
- American Dental Association
- Academy of General Dentistry
- New Jersey Dental Association
- Tri-County Dental Association
- American Academy of Dental Practice Administration (Board Member)
- New Jersey Pankey Mann Study Group
In addition, Dr. Alan Rauchberg is a member and past president of the Parsippany Rotary Club, was named a Paul Harris Fellow, and continues to remain current in the dental field through continuing education courses.
Happily married, Dr. Alan Rauchberg and his wife, Maureen, have three children, Jessica, Jake, and Cameron. He is a big sports fan of all kinds: baseball, football, soccer, tennis, and golf. He also loves to travel and cook.
Dr. Joel Rauchberg
The founding member of Rauchberg Dental Group, Joel Rauchberg obtained his undergraduate degree from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania before attending dental school at Temple University, where he earned his DDS. He completed his general residency at Homestead Air Force Base.
Dr. Joel Rauchberg is a member of several distinguished professional organizations, including:
- American Dental Association
- New Jersey Dental Association
- Tri-County Dental Association (past president)
- Academy of General Dentistry with Mastership Degree
- American Academy of Dental Practice Administration
In addition, he has been a delegate to NJDA, Council of Insurance-NJDA, past president of Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, treasurer and past president of the New Jersey Pankey Mann Schuyler Study Group, and he holds Mason and Shriner memberships.
Dr. Joel Rauchberg participates in a school dental health program, and in an effort to continue educating others, he has published an essay on the program. He is married to Liz, and they have three grown children, Alan, Steven, Tracy. After hours, Dr. Rauchberg keeps fit by playing tennis and enjoys time with his grandchildren.
Dr. Debra Duryea
A native of New Jersey, Dr. Debra Duryea has been working in the dental field for more than 28 years. With a passion for dentistry, she started as a dental assistant in 1980. She continued her education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, graduating in 1982 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Dr. Duryea attended Rutgers University to study biology, then graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1990 with a degree in Dentistry followed by a one-year general practice residency at Mountainside Hospital.
In addition to general dentistry, Dr. Duryea is certified in Invisalign™ orthodontics, Lumineers® veneers and laser dentistry. She participates in annual continuing education and keeps current with new advances in dentistry with special interests in cosmetic dentistry and nutrition. Dr. Duryea has been practicing "mercury-free dentistry" since graduating from dental school. Her hobbies include cooking, tennis and pilates. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Marcello.
Dr. Jenni Kwiatkowski
Dr. Jenni Kwiatkowski is committed to providing the utmost in dental care, and we are excited to have her join Rauchberg Dental Group.
Dr. Kwiatkowski has over ten years of dental experience starting out as a dental assistant. She received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and her dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry.
Dr. Kwiatkowski has expanded her training to include Orthodontics, both traditional orthodontic care and Invisalign, as well as TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Pain). Dr. Kwiatkowski looks forward to serving your orthodontic needs as well as jaw discomfort.
Dr. Laura Sharbash
Dr. Laura Sharbash received her dental degree from the State of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, where she minored in both pediatric and esthetic dentistry and graduated magna cum Laude. She then completed a general practice residency program at Morristown Medical Center. Dr. Sharbash is currently an attending advisor of post-doctorate students at Morristown Medical Center.
Dr. Sharbash is currently a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the New Jersey Dental Association - Tri-county Dental Society as an active board committee member.
When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Sharbash enjoys hiking, pilates, baking, trying new restaurants, spending time along the shore, and with family and friends.
Dr. Rimma Silva
Dr. Rimma Silva is excited to join the Rauchberg Dental Group and looks forward to meeting new patients and providing the type of comprehensive dental care to which you are accustomed. She brings to our practice not only a sound educational background, but a sense of concern and recognition to patients needs. Dr. Silva also enjoys treating children and making the dental office a safe and inviting place for first time visitors.
Dr. Silva grew up in New Jersey where she completed her undergraduate studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey and then received her dental education at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. She completed a general practice residency program at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey.
Dr. Silva enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with friends and family. She is fluent in the Russian language as she was born in Russia and immigrated to the United States as a child.
Meet Our Specialists
Dr. Lara Merker
Dr. Merker is a Board Certified Periodontist who completed her training in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at New York University. Dr. Merker received extensive training in all aspects of periodontology, including periodontal plastic and cosmetic surgery, regeneration, sinus augmentation and dental implants. She received her dental training from UMDNJ after completing her undergraduate education from Penn State. She is a member of the American Academy of Periodontics, Northeastern Society of Periodontics, Academy of Osseointegration, NJDA and ADA.
Dr. Marc Moskowitz
Dr. Moskowitz received his dental degree from the University of Maryland, and a master's degree in dentistry and certificate in endodontics from Boston University. He also completed a residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and spent several years in private practice. Dr. Moskowitz focuses on endodontic services, including root canal therapy… and looks forward to meeting the many patients at Rauchberg Dental Group.
Dr. Lindsay Scoggins
Dr. Scoggins received her dental medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and completed a residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Jacobi and Beth Israel Medical Centers in New York… where she is on staff. Dr. Scoggins provides a comprehensive range of oral and maxillofacial services, including tooth extractions, wisdom teeth removal, and dental implant placement.
Dr. Hani Braidy
Dr. Braidy received his Doctor of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of Montreal in 1998 and subsequently completed a two-year General Practice Residency at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY. He then underwent his oral maxillofacial surgery specialty training at Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Paterson, NJ . Presently, he is Associate Professor at the University Of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, actively involved at the Implant Center of the dental school and in the oral maxillofacial post-graduate residency program. Dr. Braidy is a highly skilled, knowledgeable and caring surgeon who enthusiastically believes in educating his patients while providing gentle and efficient treatment.