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Meet our new Associate

Dr. Peter Paradiso is a graduate of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM). After earning his DMD, Dr. Paradiso completed a 1-year general practice residency at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ, where he gained extensive training in comprehensive dentistry.  He is an active member of American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Tri-county Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Paradiso was raised in Morris County, growing up in Hanover Township and graduating from Whippany Park High School.  He went on to earn a BS in 2006 in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, where he also played Division 1 Soccer and Rugby.  After graduation, Dr. Paradiso coached soccer, wrestling, lacrosse, and swimming at The Episcopal Academy and The Shipley School in the Greater Philadelphia area.  During this time, Dr. Paradiso also attended graduate school and studied Public Health at The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.  Later, Dr. Paradiso moved back home to Morris County and went on to complete a Masters in Biomedical Sciences with a concentration in Oral Biology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers School of Biomedical Sciences).

During his time at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Paradiso was heavily involved in leadership, and was elected Class President all four years.  He also served two years as President of the American Dental Education Association club and two years as representative to the Interprofessional Education Student Committee.  He was a member of the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society and a mentor to local high school students interested in the dental profession with RSDM’s Decision for Dentistry program.

In his spare time, Dr. Paradiso loves being with his wife, family and friends; many of whom still reside in Morris County. He remains involved with his local community through Whippany Park High School, where he and his lifelong friends provide the George Pin Chiao Wang Memorial Scholarship, awarded annually to a graduating senior.

Dr. Paradiso is delighted to be joining Dr. John Graeber at his office in East Hanover.  He is looking forward to learning from Dr. Graeber expertise in laser dentistry and continuing to develop his skills as a general practitioner.  Dr. Paradiso hopes to see many familiar faces in the office and in his chair.

Areas of Work:

What I feel comfortable doing:

  • Hygiene / S/RP
  • Operative
  • Pre-molar to anterior rotary endo
  • Crown and Bridge
  • Implant restorative
  • Most routine / surgical extractions
  • Peds

What I want to do more of but need guidance

  • Surgeries
    • Perio
    • Implant
    • More complex extractions
  • Molar Endo
    • I like it but want to get more efficient at it
  • Laser dentistry
  • Treatment planning
    • I think there is always things to learn and something I’m not seeing
  • Peds:
    • SSC / Pulpotomies
  • Ortho
    • Invisalign type of stuff

I personally think I can get better at everything.  I have confidence in most things more look to be more proficient.  Taking hands on CE or CE in general will help.  My goals are on Fridays to try and get some online CE /Webinars in to build more on my education to provide for our patients.  I think getting involved with some invsalign or clear tray ortho can help appeal to the adult / younger generation looking for this type of work.

East Hanover Dentist Named President of the Academy of Laser Dentistry

Image Headshot of Dr. GraeberMarch 2015: John J. Graeber, DMD, is honored to be named the President of the Academy of Laser Dentistry for 2015. Dr. Graeber is a pioneer in leading the way for the use of lasers in dentistry.
In 1991, after extensive training, Dr. Graeber purchased a dLase 300 laser and brought it to the state of New Jersey. Soon after, he began teaching and training others to benefit their dental practices by using lasers which results in less pain and quicker healing for patients. He is a Founding member of the Academy of Laser Dentistry since it was officially incorporated in 1993 and has served in many leadership roles including: Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President, and President-Elect. The ALD is an international dental academy whose purpose is to both educate and promote the use of lasers around the world.
The Academy of Laser Dentistry is now the largest international organization devoted to laser dentistry. ALD members include top clinicians, academicians and researchers in all laser wavelengths. The Academy has Regional Chapters in Canada, Chile, Israel, Japan and the United Kingdom and Study Clubs in Italy and Kazakhstan. Dr. Graeber has trained thousands of Dentists in the use of lasers in dentistry.
Dr. Graeber has practiced general and cosmetic dentistry in East Hanover for more than 40 years. After earning his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from The NewJersey Dental School, He spent 2 years serving the Army Dental Corps at Ft. Rucker , Alabama. He has also earned a Mastership in Dentistry by the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellowship in the International College of Dentists.
Additionally, Dr. Graeber volunteers as an attending physician in the Dental Residency program at Morristown Memorial Hospital

Increased Patient Safety, our new AED

Image of staff in group  Karina, Paula, Tricia and Dr. GraeberOur Clinical staff with our new Cardiac Defibrillator.we are all CPR trained and recently acquired the AED to better manage potential medical emergencies in the office.
Pictured are Karina, Paula, Tricia and Dr. Graeber

Celebrating 40 Years in Practice

OImage of Dr. John Graeber raising a glassn February 5, Dr. John Graeber celebrated 40 years of the opening of his Dental Practice in East Hanover. Dr. Graeber expresses his thanks to his many patients in the Hanover area for their loyalty, patronage and support. "Opening my very own practice was a life-long dream come true", expressed Dr. Graeber. The success my family and I have enjoyed has exceeded all expectations.

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Hanover Township Honored Dr. John Graeber.

Image of Dr Graeber receiving a plaque from Mayor Ron Francioli"Hanover Township recently honored the Contributions of Dr. John Graeber for his service to the Hanover Township Board of Health. Pictured is Dr Graeber receiving a plaque from Mayor Ron Francioli for his 9 years of service to the Board. Dr. Graeber maintains his office of Comprehensive Dental Care in East Hanover and was a resident of Whippany for 27 years.