As you know by now, because your overall health and safety is our utmost priority, we are closely following every safety and infection control procedure recommended by the ADA and CDC. However, going way beyond these recommendations, in July we installed 2 Jade Surgically Clean Air Filtration Systems. Our office size would require only one Jade unit to kill viruses and bacteria 6 times an hour, but we are so committed to you that we have installed 2 units, one in front of each dental chair. You can be assured that our air is always the safest because we leave the systems on 24/7.

The Jade is patented and industry-leading and is the only air purification system that incorporates 6 different technologies which include, Hydroxl, UV and electronic cell catalytics, and Hepa-RX. The Jade is measured and peer-reviewed to eliminate viruses less than 0.1 microns (the corona virus is measured at .125 microns) and is tested globally with over 70,000 units installed worldwide.

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With our warmest wishes for your health and safety, we look forward to seeing you soon and continuing to keep you as healthy as possible.

Dr. Cortese and Staff

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Welcome to the practice of maxillofacial prosthodontist and cosmetic dentistry specialist Michael Cortese




What is a Maxillofacial Prosthodontist?

The American Dental Association (ADA) recognizes nine types of dental specialists, each requiring board certification or eligibility to practice. The specialists include orthodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, pediatric dentists, periodontists, prosthodontists, endodontists, public-health dentists, oral pathologists, and oral and maxillofacial radiologists.

What is Maxillofacial Prosthodontics?

Unknown to many dental patients, cosmetic dentistry, arguably the fastest growing subset of dentistry today, is not recognized by the ADA as an accredited dental specialty. Thus, any dentist can call himself or herself a cosmetic dentist. In the eyes of the ADA, nothing separates cosmetic dentists from general practitioners.

The real cosmetic dentists are prosthodontists, boasting specialized training in restoring, replacing, and shaping teeth, literally bringing smiles to millions of patients worldwide.

To receive certification from the ADA, prosthodontist candidates must complete four years of dental school, followed by an additional three years of training in a graduate education program of prosthodontics accredited by the ADA.

Requiring yet more training, a maxillofacial prosthodontist provides true cosmetic dentistry solutions. Maxillofacial prosthodontists are experts in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, as well as in complex prosthetic facial reconstruction.

Because of their superior training and experience, maxillofacial prosthodontists tend to receive patient referrals from other dentists who understand the benefits of being treated by a qualified dental specialist.

Dr. Michael Cortese, the Director of Princeton Prosthodontics, is one of only 350 maxillofacial prosthodontists worldwide. He is uniquely skilled in the advanced disciplines of facial reconstruction, as well as in the restoration and replacement of teeth.

Princeton Prosthodontics - Dr. Michael Cortese

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Dr. Michael Cortese is a leading and highly sought-after Maxillofacial Prosthodontist. He one of only 350 accredited Maxillofacial Prosthodontists worldwide. Having completed his education at the University of Notre Dame and Farleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry, he received his Certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology from the University of Texas Health Science Center M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute. He has over three and a half decades of experience and constantly focuses on ensuring that patients have a healthy and beautiful smile. Dr. Cortese takes pride in providing his patients with customized treatments using modern equipment and techniques. He sincerely believes in thoroughly understanding your concerns and requirements to ensure your comfort and satisfaction throughout the course of any treatment or procedure.