The CHEMED dental staff’s goal is to care for your family’s oral health, starting with regular dental and hygiene visits.
Dr. Joseph Tricarico - Dental Director
Before joining CHEMED, Dr. Tricarico served as a dental consultant and professor. He was the Assistant Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services for seven years. Dr. Tricarico also directed the N.J. Office of Emergency Medical services and the Office of Public Health Infrastructure. Dr. Tricarico received his DMD (Doctorate of Dental Medicine) from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey; and a JD (Juris Doctorate) from Seton Hall Law School. He received a B.A in microbiology and public health from Rutgers University. He holds both New Jersey and New York dental licenses.
Dr. Chaim Dworkin, DDS,
joined CHEMED with over 30 years of private practice experience, including his own successful private practice in Baltimore, MD. He received his Dental degree from the University of Missouri in Kansas City.
Dr. Marilyn Gittleman graduated from Boston University Dental School. She has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years. She has over 15 years experience in pediatric dentistry through her work at the Ocean County Health Department.
Dr. Ellen Goldberg graduated from NYU College of Dentistry and completed her residency at Peninsula General Hospital. With over 25 years of experience, she enjoys practicing dentistry in a community setting.
Rochelle Heller, DDS Dr. Heller joined CHEMED with over 15 years of Dental experience. A graduate of New York University, Dr. Heller's past positions include Attending Dentist, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and private practice.
Dr. Nomi Isaacs, DDS, joined CHEMED with over 10 years of dental experience including a Pediatric only practice. A graduate of NYU, College of Dentistry, Dr. Isaacs completed her dental residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Rene Osuala, DMD,
received his Dental degree from New Jersey Dental School (Rutgers School of Dental Medicine). He joined CHEMED from the private practice setting.
Dr. Lauren Picciotto, DDS,
received her Dental degree from New York University and is working towards completion of a Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Dental Science from UMDNJ. She is a member of the Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Association.
Dr. Yvette Zimering, DMD, MS graduated from the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine before
going on to receive her Postdoctoral M.S. in Prosthodontics from the Columbia University School of
Dental Medicine. Dr. Zimering worked at Brigham & Women's Hospital and has experience in the private
practice setting as well. She has authored numerous publications and presentations and is the recipient
of various awards and honors for her work.