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Get to know Manalapan Prosthodontist Dr. James Courey

Monday, October 26, 2009

Dr. James Courey is a prosthodontist. This is the highest standard of trained restorative & cosmetic dentistry available in the world. A prosthodontist is a Registered Specialist Dentist who has undergone at least 3 years extra training. He has been a dentist for 22 years and is an experienced provider of advanced, high quality, comprehensive dentistry. Dr. Courey received his Prosthodontic Specialty Certificate from New York City's Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in 2000. He then joined Prosthodontic Associates of Central New Jersey, where he partnered for several years. Currently, he is a Fellow in the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry and is a postgraduate resident instructor of Prosthodontics, the advanced care of implant esthetic and reconstructive dentistry at Cornell University/New York Hospital Queens.

Dr. Courey's training is unique in that it employs multi-specialty training in Prosthodontics, Cosmetics, Implant Surgery, as well as General and Preventative Care Dentistry. He has earned the distinction of Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry Association and had the privilege of studying under the top prosthetic, cosmetic, and dental implant specialists in the United States and around the world.

A New Jersey native, he graduated from the highly acclaimed University of Iowa College of Dentistry. Upon his graduation he joined the United States Navy where he completed his General Practice Residency program at Naval Hospital Oakland, California and served in Saudi Arabia during the first Gulf War. In addition to his wartime service, Dr. Courey traveled to Senegal, Africa in on a humanitarian mission to provide desperately needed medical and dental care to underserved villages.

After spending several years in active duty with the Navy, he returned home and worked in a prestigious dental practice specializing in Aesthetic and Family Dentistry. This peaked his interest in therapeutic and cosmetic dental reconstructions. Although general dentists are permitted to do reconstructive procedures (crowns, bridges, implants Dr. Courey wanted to provide the best care to patients; therefore, he decided to pursue an advanced specialty degree in Prosthodontics.

In 2009 and 2005, Dr. Courey was recognized by New Jersey Monthly as one of NJ Jersey’s Top Dentists, Prosthodontist. He is the past-president of the Middlesex County Dental Association. Dr. Courey retired from the US Navy in 2005 as a Commander, after 20 years of active and reserve duty service. He has been married for 13 years. He and his wife, Lisa have an 11-year-old son, Michael.

Dr. James Courey is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, American Academy of General Dentistry, and Middlesex County Dental Association. He is also a Fellow in the Departments of Periodontology and Implant Surgery at New York University College of Dentistry.

James Courey, D.D.S. is the former partner of Ira S. Rosen, D.M.D. of Prosthodontic Associates of Central New Jersey, L.L.C. Dr. Courey's current location is the former office of retired, Jeffrey Hochstein, D.D.S.

Dr. James Courey is a Prosthodontist (New Jersey Prosthodontic Speciality Permit #5245 and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD).

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