Our Team

Matthew Silverstein, DMD, MPH

Dr. Silverstein graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine.  Having an interest in health promotion/disease prevention, he concurrently obtained a Master degree the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health.  He also served as President to his class all four years during training. 

Choosing to specialize, he completed his residency in Periodontics at the University of Connecticut Health Center, where he also obtained a Master of Dental Science degree.  At Connecticut, he received advanced training in dental implant surgery, sedation, and surgical treatment of gum disease.

As a Board Certified Periodontist, he has expertise in surgical services including dental implants, soft tissue grafts, bone augmentation, extractions, and resective and regenerative therapies for periodontal disease treatment.

Dr. Silverstein lives in Morristown, NJ with his wife, Lauren, and two children, Maya and Zachary. 




American Academy of Periodontology
American Board of Periodontology, Diplomate Status
American Dental Association, Advisory Circle Member
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Attending Periodontist
New Jersey Dental Association
New Jersey Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry
Northeastern Society of Periodontists


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Vanessa Resciniti, Lead Surgical Assistant

Vanessa's warm smile and gentle touch are always appreciated by patients and team members alike.  With over twenty years of chairside experience, she prides herself in providing individual patient care and serving a critical role in treatment delivery.  Outside of the practice, Vanessa enjoys boating, reading, and cooking.


Jessie Castello, Surgical Assistant

Jessie is a recent graduate as well as one of our newest team members. She attended Pequannock Township High School where she was a prominent softball player. After receiving multiple scholarships, she stepped into the career path of dental assisting at Fortis Institute. She is a great asset to our team, providing excellent assistance with her warm hearted and compassionate personality. Outside her commitment to our practice, Jessie enjoys hiking and relaxing at the beach.