With over 35 years of experience and expertise in the field, Dr. Richard J. Heinowitz continues to offer optimal dental care to the infants, children, teens and young adults of Monmouth and Middlesex counties. Dr. Heinowitz graduated from Georgetown University, School of Dentistry in 1977. He continued on to complete his specialized training in Pediatric Dentistry at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester in 1979. Dr. Heinowitz continues to educate himself on new advancements in the field and lectures regularly on the subject of new technologies in dentistry. He is on staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and he teaches preventive dentistry and new approaches to pediatric dental technologies. As a community service, Dr. Heinowitz and his staff provide a hands-on, educational dental health program to thousands of students in the Monmouth and Middlesex county school systems each year. He currently resides in Manalapan, NJ with his wife Karen, and in his free time enjoys gardening, photography, researching new technologies and spending time with his children.
John G. McDonough was born in Kearny, New Jersey. He received both his Batchelor’s Degree and Doctorate in Dentistry from Fairleigh Dickenson University in New Jersey.
John started in private dental practice in 1975 and shortly after moved to Edison. John and his wife Kathie have enjoyed watching there three boys John, Danny and Ray grow up in this community. They are now blessed to have two grandchildren living right around the corner from them.
John has been at his present location on Bridge Street in Metuchen since 1998. Since the mid 1970s John McDonough has had active membership in the Middlesex County Dental Society as well as the New Jersey Dental Association and a Fellow in the NJ Academy of General Dentistry. John has also been a long time member of the 3rd Millenium Study group.
John has had a long relationship with JFK Health System. To date he has held many prominent positions including: Chairman of JFK Medical Center Foundation, JFK Health System Board of Directors Member and Member of JFK Medical / Dental Staff Executive Committee to name a few.
Throughout his busy career John has found time for other activities too. John always tries to fit in a few rounds of gold whenever he and Kathie travel. He can often been seen on the golf course at Metuchen Country Club where he is a member. He looks forward to his mid-winter break in Mexico annually. Always looking for fun ways to stay fit and share a laugh John and Kathie have recently started dance lessons. Most people tend to slow down at this point in their life. John and Kathie are not your typical empty-nesters they just completed work on their new shore house after Super storm Sandy saw fit to destroy their original home.
Jayant P. Patel was born in 1950 in Gujarat, India. He graduated from Government Dental College and Hospital Ahmedabad, India in 1972 and started to practice dentistry in India. In 1974 he came to America and opened up his first private practice in Brooklyn, New York in 1977 - 2005. He also attended New York University, School of Dentistry. He opened another office in South Plainfield, New Jersey in 1995 and is still working there with his daughter and son-in-law. Dr. Patel currently lives in Edison, New Jersey with his wife Pragna Patel. He has two children, Ashish and Shruti, and a beautiful granddaughter Reva Luna.