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Meet Dr. Richard Mercurio

dr. richard mercurio
Since 1989, Dr. Mercurio has been providing his patients with beautiful dental implants. He specializes in New Teeth in One Day - replacing the previously lengthy procedure of dental implants.

Dedicating his education to dentistry, Dr. Richard Mercurio received his doctorate of dental surgery from Georgetown University. In 1989, he began a Maxi Course in Oral Implantology and fell in love with this speciality, even taking his ongoing education to Sweden for an Advanced Implant training course (surgical and prosthetic). Eventually finding his way to Monmouth, NJ.

Dr. Mercurio then focused his efforts on developing resources and training for the dental community providing a number of publications and lectures on his specialty. All the while, continuing to further his education at institutions such as New York University and The Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry in New York.

In addition to his ongoing education, Dr. Mercurio has served as an Officer of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) over the past five years. He is an Honored Fellow of the AAID and had previously served as president of the organization. He is currently a Director for the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Research Foundation in Chicago.

In March 2020, Dr. Mercurio joined the talented team at Specialized Dentistry of New Jersey and is accepting patients at the Manalapan, NJ office. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Richard Mercurio, please contact us today!

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Before & After Teeth in a Day - Dental Work by Dr. Mercurio

Before & After Photo of dr. mercurio's patient
Before & After Photo of teeth in a day surgery

Dr. Mercurio Testimonials - New Teeth in One Day

 testimonial about dr. richard mercurio from phillis

"I AM SO THANKFUL AND HAPPY WITH THE ENTIRE PROCESS. I LOVE THE RESULT, AND I SMILE ALL THE TIME! After several years of failed dental procedures, gum disease, failed bridgework, failed crowns and the emotional stress of 'going to the dentist', I found Dr. Mercurio and his staff. I am so thankful and happy with the entire process. Dr. Mercurio understands the despair of someone who needs major dental work. He is patient, friendly and meticulous. And the staff reflects the same qualities—friendly, compassionate and excellent to deal with. I now have a healthy mouth, and I love the result. I smile all the time!" - Phillis

 testimonial about dr. richard mercurio from richard

"NO MORE LOOSE TEETH AND NO MORE PAIN, AND MY NEW TEETH LOOK AND FEEL REAL. I CAN SMILE, AND I CAN EAT JUST ABOUT ANYTHING. I had an upper denture and some implants on the bottom, a broken bridge with missing teeth, and not much bone on my upper arch. I wanted implants all around the top, and nobody wanted to do it. I was told it couldn’t be done. I found information on the internet about fixed-in teeth, and I went to see Dr. Mercurio. He found a solution. Dr. Mercurio was easy to work with and very understanding. He has compassion as a doctor, and he walks you through the procedure so that you understand what is going to happen. He is honest and has a passion for doing the work right. He did not take any shortcuts. When I had the surgery and bone graft, Dr. Mercurio and his office staff called to see how I was doing while I was going through the healing process. Everyone is professional, pleasant and happy. And they take extreme pride in their work. There were no surprises except that my teeth came out perfect. No more loose teeth and no more pain, and my new teeth look and feel real. I can smile, and I can eat just about anything. Thanks to my treatment, I have a better quality of life, and I look great. I am always getting compliments about my teeth. I have found I have more confidence in speaking to people, now that my teeth look real!" - Richard