“Making patients emotionally comfortable is just as important to me as procedural details are,” comments Konstantine Trichas, DDS, FAGD, AACD. The priority underscores every aspect of his practice, from the charming 125 year old Victorian house that’s home to First Mountain Dental in Montclair, to his professional support staff and colleagues.
Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Dr. Trichas is a graduate of Suny at Buffalo Dental School. He completed a general practice residency at Muhlenberg Hospital in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He also received his fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is one of the few dental professionals to hold a U.S. Patent on Dental Impression Technology. Dentistry is more than an occupation for Dr. Trichas; it is both a life-long passion and a family affair. His wife is a Board Certified Periodontist and his father -in- law, a dentist that continues to teach at NYU’s College of Dentistry. Dr. Trichas has also trained with The Hornbrook Group, a center for advanced clinical education. His passion for Dental Arts and attentiveness to the patient experience has made him a leader in his field.
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Dr. Jeremy Nehleber
Dr. Jeremy Nehleber is a board-certified periodontist who has had extensive training in gum treatment and dental implantology. He earned his dental degree from NOVA Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, continuing on to complete a General Practice Residency at Jamaica Hospital in New York. Following dental training, he pursued the advanced field of periodontology at New York University College of Dentistry, where he completed a postgraduate program in periodontics and implant dentistry.
To stay current with the latest advancements in periodontics, and constantly expand upon his experience, Dr. Nehleber is an active member of numerous professional organizations:
● American Academy of Periodontology
● Academy of Osseointegration
● Florida Association of Periodontology
● Northeastern Society of Periodontology
● Academy of General Dentistry
● American Dental Association
● Florida Dental Association
He is certified to practice dentistry in both New York, Florida, and New Jersey and is fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. sophia chadda
Voted Top Dentist in NJ for two consecutive years, 2013 and 2014...
Board-certified periodontist Dr. Sophia Chadda embraces one highly effective philosophy: to provide world-class, state-of-the-art, compassionate care. “Our priority is making people feel at ease,” says Dr. Chadda, who established her thriving solo practice 10 years ago. “While patients are often nervous when they first arrive, their anxiety quickly dissipates because they find us friendly, empathetic and down to earth.” Honest and forthright, Dr. Chadda has a unique ability to connect with patients and earn their trust.
With impressive clinical skill and the latest technology, she works closely with referring dentists and assures patients individualized care in a beautiful, modern setting. Comprehensive services encompass prevention, cosmetic periodontal procedures, implants, extractions, crown lengthening and bone regeneration. Treating conservatively whenever possible, Dr. Chadda thoroughly educates patients while enhancing oral health and restoring lost function. “Most fulfilling is having the ability to dramatically improve people’s lives,” she says.
Dr. Chadda is an alumna of the SUNY-Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and UMDNJ, past vice president of the New Jersey Society of Periodontists and past president of the Tri-County Dental Society. A clinical assistant professor of periodontics at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, she maintains an ongoing philanthropic involvement to benefit underprivileged children overseas. She is honored to be a New Jersey Monthly Top Dentist.