Meet Dr. Ghali
Maryann M. Ghali, DMD
I would like to thank you for visiting my website and for your interest in reading about me. My name is Maryann M. Ghali. I grew up in a medically oriented family. My father has a Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Biochemistry and my mother has a Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Toxicology. I also have several family members that are physicians, dentists and pharmacists. Since I started High School I have always been interested in the medical field, but I have also carried with me a love for art, painting and drawing. When it was time for me to decide on the field I was going to pursue that combined both medicine and art, I decided to become a dentist. I believe that a person's smile is very important and I consider myself a medical artist that can sculpt and create beautiful smiles for people.
I went to Rutgers University, studied Biology and earned my Bachelor of Arts degree with High Honors in 1994. I continued my studies at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. During the clinical years of my studies I was honored by my professors to be included in Gamma Pi Delta, a prosthodontics honor society, recognizing my excellent skills in performing crowns, bridges and veneers. I was also selected to complete my senior year at Plainfield Health Center, an honor given to only fifteen students in my class, where I received extensive dental training. I graduated in the top of my class in 1998. I then completed a residency program at Hackensack University Medical center where I received additional training in a hospital setting working on medically compromised patients.
In 1999, I married the love of my life, who is a pharmacist, and in 2004 we had our son, Benjamin. We think he will pursue the medical field because of his early interest in science and experiments (or may be he will be the first one in the family that breaks the trend, only time will tell).
I have been practicing dentistry for over 17 years. I was chosen as one of America's Top Dentists from 2009 until 2014 consecutively for Cosmetic and General Dentistry by the Consumers' Research Council of America. My love for dentistry, especially cosmetic dentistry, is enormous. But what I love most about my profession is the people I meet on a daily basis. I love hearing about their wedding plans, their children colleges, their trips and vacations, and just about everything they like to share with me.
I realize there is fear associated with dental visits. That's why my dental team and I dedicate a lot of time to ensure our patients' comfort. I keep myself updated with the most current dental advancements by attending various continuing education classes. I pride myself with providing superior oral health for my patients and the fact that I treat every patient like a member of my own family. I am proud to say that 80% of my patients are referred by other patients.
Thank you for taking the time to get to know me. You are more than welcome to visit my office and get acquainted with us. If you have any questions, concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment do not hesitate to call our office at 201-262-9030.