Meet the Doctors at New York – New Jersey Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry
Jared Eisen DMD FAGD
Dr. Jared Eisen received his D.M.D. degree from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey). Upon graduation, Dr. Eisen completed a general practice residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC). While at NBIMC Dr. Eisen had the opportunity to train with the area’s top clinicians in all specialties of dentistry. His education included extensive training in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, oral surgery, periodontic surgery, endodontics, and family dentistry.
After completing his residency, Dr. Eisen began practicing in Manhattan and New Jersey. Since he began practicing in the metropolitan area Dr. Eisen has earned a following for his expertise in aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry.
Dr. Eisen has been selected by his fellow New Jersey dentists as a New Jersey Monthly Magazine Top Dentist in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. In addition, Dr. Eisen has also been selected by Millburn Monthly and Montclair Monthly Magazines as a top dentist.
Dr. Eisen’s desire to provide the best possible dentistry to his patients is evidenced by his commitment to continuing education. He has traveled both nationally and internationally to learn from the top clinicians in each specialty.
In 2009 Dr. Eisen was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD).
Dr. Eisen is also an active participant in the Give Back A Smile (GBAS) program founded by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). As a member of this program, Dr. Eisen provides restorative and cosmetic dentistry at no cost to survivors of domestic violence.
In addition to his love of dentistry, Dr. Eisen, has a passion for music. He began playing the violin and drums when he was six years old. He has since taught himself to play the guitar, bass, piano and soprano saxophone. He has his own home recording studio where he composes and records original pieces of music. Check out some of his compositions by clicking on the music link above.
Lara Merker DMD
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Dr. Lara Merker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She received her D.M.D. from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) and continued her specialty training by completing a three-year surgical residency program in Periodontics and Implantology at the New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Merker is a member of the American Academy of Periodontics, Academy of Osseointegration, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, New Jersey Society of Periodontists, American Dental Association and New Jersey Dental Association. Dr. Merker was recently honored with the American Associations of Womens Dentistry Award. She attends multiple conferences and continuing education courses each year where she passionately continues to stay on the cutting edge of periodontics.
Creating a relaxing environment and ensuring that you are fully informed about all aspects of your treatment is Dr. Merker’s top priority. She will spend ample time explaining the hows and why of periodontal and implant diagnosis and treatment. She believes that communication is the key to the overall success, health, and wellbeing of her patients. Dr. Merker’s goal is to make you feel comfortable and stress-free while providing excellent periodontal and implant dentistry.
Dr. Merker is the Director of the post graduate program in periodontics at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. In her position, she trains and educates future periodontists.
Dr. Merker was selected by her fellow New Jersey dentists as a New Jersey Monthly Magazine Top Dentist in 2014. Dr. Merker was also selected as a top dentist by Montclair Monthly Magazine and Milburn Monthly Magazine.