Meet Our Parsippany Dentists
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. Allie DeGeorge
Dr. Allie DeGeorge grew up in New Jersey and earned her undergraduate degree, dental degree, and certificate of orthodontics from The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. While at Penn, she received training in the most advanced orthodontic techniques including Invisalign, 3D imaging, TMD, and temporary anchorage devices (TADs). She is experienced in all phases of orthodontic treatment for children, teens and adults and is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and American Dental Association. Dr. DeGeorge is truly committed to providing the highest quality of care to create beautiful, healthy smiles.
Dr. Manal Kazi
Dr. Kazi obtained her DMD at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, NJ and completed her residency at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. She excels in cosmetic and general dentistry and is Invisalign and Cerec certified. Her passion for dentistry translates into the quality of work as she strives to provide a comprehensive and comfortable dental experience for each patient.
Dr. Kazi is a member of the American Dental Association and continues to attend various continuing education programs to provide the best and most up to date treatment options to her patients.
Dr. Matthew Moy
Dr. Moy is committed to providing his patients with high quality care and has extensive experience with wisdom teeth removal, dental implant placement, and bone grafting.
He graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in biology and then continued his education at Columbia College of Dental Medicine to earn his D.D.S. degree. Since dental school, he has been undergoing an intensive six years of additional training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital, including two years of further medical education at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons to earn his M.D. as well.
Dr. Moy is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has publications in prestigious academic journals such as the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Outside of work, Dr. Moy enjoys working out at the gym, playing fetch with his dog, and spending time with friends and family.
Dr. Joseph Zelig
Dr. Joseph Zelig is our specialist in Periodontics & Endodontics. He is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry where he ranked among the top 10% of the graduating class. As a result of his exceptional scholastic achievements, he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society.
After completing dental school, Dr. Zelig continued his training at New York University for an additional 3 years post-graduate training in periodontics. He was then accepted into the 2-year program in Endodontics at NYU. Dr. Zelig holds two specialty certifications from New York University and has years of clinical experience.
As a Periodontist, Dr. Zelig is a specialist in all phases of advanced dental implant surgery, bone grafting, Laser Periodontal treatment, and Cosmetic Periodontal surgery. As an Endodontist, Dr. Zelig specializes in Root canal treatment and Root Canal Surgery (Apicoectomy).
Dr. Zelig also holds a permit in intravenous conscious sedation from the New York State Board of Dentistry and is fully trained and qualified to perform I.V. Sedation.
Dr. Zelig is also actively involved in teaching Periodontics & Implant Dentistry as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the departments of Periodontics & Implant Dentistry as well as the Department of Endodontics at NYU College of Dentistry.
Dr. Zelig possesses a warm and friendly "chair-side" manner, and it is his innate warmth, patience and sincerity that makes the difference in his care.
Dr. Lisandra Quinoy Pena
Dr. Lisandra Quinoy Pena graduated from School of Dentistry in Havana, Cuba on 2005.Dr Pena completed two years Residency program in Havana, Cuba. Since graduation Dr Pena has been practicing dentistry in Cuba and Venezuela until she came to United States in 2011. She decided to pursue her dreams of obtaining doctorate in this country as well, Dr Pena graduated from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in New Jersey.
Dr Pena's passion has always been dentistry with an enormous desire to help others.She is an active member of American Dental Association and New Jersey Dental association . She attends to continue education classes to stay current with the new materials, techniques and technology to provide the most quality care for her patients. Outside of the office she loves spending time with family and friends, yoga and discovering new places.