Meet Our Doctors

We are endodontic specialists who are graduates of board-approved postgraduate programs. In addition, each of our doctors participates in extensive continuing education. With our large staff of specialists, we are able to keep longer office hours and provide seven-day-a-week coverage. This assures our patients and referring dentists that we are available should any unexpected event arise before, during or after treatment. Please contact us with any questions you may have about our practice.

Sara Kim, D.M.D.

Dr. Sara Kim earned her bachelors degree at Columbia University and her doctorate degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation, she returned to New York City where she completed an endodontic residency and received her Certificate of Endodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She is board eligible for the American Board of Endodontics.

Dr. Kim has published her research in the Journal of Endodontics and presented at national meetings. She is a member of the American Association of Endodontists and American Dental Association. She is originally from Edison, New Jersey, and when she is not doing root canals, she likes to spend her time with her son and husband.

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Howard Matt, D.M.D. Dr. Howard Matt received his DMD degree from the University Of Pennsylvania. He did a General Practice Residency in New York and returned to The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to get his certificate in Endodontics.
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Barry L. Musikant, D.M.D., F.A.C.D. Dr. Musikant is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Endodontists, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Society of Dental Aesthetics, and is a member of the board of the First Madison Group. In addition, he is the President and Co-Director of Dental Research at Essential Dental Systems. He has lectured throughout the world and is the author or co-author of more than 185 published articles.
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Doug Kase, D.D.S.

Dr. Kase graduated number two in his class from the New York University College of Dentistry. He went on to complete his postgraduate training in endodontics at the Manhattan Veterans Administration Medical Center. He then entered private practice and has lectured extensively on Endodontics and the Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth.

Dr. Kase is a member of the American Dental Society, the Dental Society of New York State, the First District Dental Society, the Ninth District Dental Society, the American Association of Endodontists, and Omnicrom Kappa Upsilon honorary dental fraternity.

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Dr. Manisha Goswami

Dr. Manisha Goswami is an experienced dentist with Ivy League training. She completed her dental school education (Doctorate of Dental Medicine) from University of Pennsylvania. At University of Pennsylvania Dr. Goswami was on Deans Honors List. Thereafter, she completed a General Practice Residency program at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. She completed her Specialty Training in Endodontics from Columbia University. She has participated in many community programs for educating and treating underserved children and medically complex patients. She has also presented at multiple national meetings and has received an award for her research in Endodontics.

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Amy Dukoff, D.M.D.

Dr. Dukoff earned her dental degree at Tufts University School of Dentistry. She earned her Certificate of Endodontics from Kingsbrook Medical Center. Dr. Dukoff was a clinical assistant professor at Columbia University for ten years, where she taught Oral Diagnosis and Endodontics. In addition, she has lectured on endodontics throughout the United States.

Currently, Dr. Dukoff is President of the American Association of Women Dentists and Secretary of the Carnegie Study Club in Manhattan. She is an active member of the American Dental Association and holds memberships in the First District Dental Society and the Greater New York Dental Convention in addition to other dental associations and clubs.

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Dr. Joseph Chikvashvili, DDS

Dr. Joseph Chikvashvili graduated with a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Honors Program in June of 1996. He completed his D.D.S. degree in May 2001 from the University of Maryland, College of Dental Surgery, in Baltimore, Maryland, where he was President of his Senior Class. After being named Chief Resident at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, where he completed his G.P.R. training, he worked for one year in private practice in central New Jersey. He then completed his post-graduate training in endodontics at Boston University, Goldman School of Dental Medicine where he received his C.A.G.S. in June of 2005. In 2013, he received a certificate for completing a 2-year CDE course in implantology at NYU. He is currently Director of Endodontics at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and practices endodontics full-time in West Orange, New Jersey. He was also President of Essex County Dental Society in 2012. And recently, he was elected Vice President to the NJ Association of Endodontists; he remains active in many other organizations.

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