It takes many different people with specific roles, all working together to create a successful dental practice. Dr. Gluck places high importance on recruiting and retaining the best dental staff possible. Our patients know they're getting the most ethical, highly-motivated, and well-qualified treatment when they visit our office.
Our clinical staff will work with you during your appointment to assist. Dr. Gluck in completing your dental exam, professional cleanings or periodontal care, and any treatment that has been diagnosed. Our clinical staff continue their dental training through continuing education classes to maintain their professional skills.
Our business team are the first faces you'll see when you enter our office, and will assist you every step of the way in scheduling your appointments, helping you understand the dental benefits available through your insurance plan, and explaining the steps of treatment to you. If you have any questions regarding your appointment, financial statement, or insurance benefits, don't hesitate to contact our knowledgeable staff!
Periodontist - Dental Implant Specialist
Dr. Kenneth Gluck, a Board Certified Periodontist, attended New Jersey Dental School where he spent seven years of study, earning his degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), obtaining his certificate as a specialist in the field of Periodontics, and receiving a Masters in Dental Science. Dr. Gluck currently works in private practice but is also a part time clinical assistant professor at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in the department of periodontics. He has authored articles which discuss implant dentistry and the effects of diabetes on periodontal disease. During his training in periodontics, he learned traditional periodontal therapy as well as implant surgery and its associated procedures. He had the opportunity to train on five top implant systems and discover the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of implant manufacturers.
Dr. Gluck was also involved in researching one of the more destructive bacteria involved in certain forms of aggressive periodontal disease during his training, which received a prestigious award at Michael Balbo Day. At his graduation, he also received the ‘Dental Student Award’ by the American Academy of Periodontology in recognition of outstanding achievement in periodontics. As Chief Resident in the periodontal department at UMDNJ, he dedicated himself to the program and his fellow co-residents, working hard not only to maintain the status quo but to enhance the experiences and training received during residency. Dr. Gluck is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantology.
In his spare time, Dr. Gluck enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He also enjoys playing various sports including softball, football, and basketball.
Dr. Gluck holds membership in some of the most respected dental organizations in the world, including:
The American Academy of Periodontology
The American Dental Association
The International Congress of Oral Implantology
The American Academy of Implant Dentistry
If you would like more information on Dr. Gluck’s background and experience, or if you have questions about the many periodontal treatments he offers, please contact us today.
Susan earned her Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene from Farleigh Dickinson University in 1989. She has been practicing hygiene at our practice since 1999. She currently lives in Montville with her husband and two sons. She enjoys chatting with her patients and educating them concerning their oral health. She has a cat named Cooper.
Office Manager and Dental Implant Coordinator
Karen has been the Office Manager/Dental Implant Coordinator in our practice since 1996. She is cross-trained as a chairside assistant as well as a front desk receptionist. Karen has excellent communication skills and will navigate our patients through their treatment plans and financial responsibilities. She lives in Rockaway with her husband, two sons, her dog Mika and cat named Puff.
Marlene began working at this location in 2008 and functions as our specialist in insurance matters. She graduated Newark State in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education. After a brief career in teaching she worked for an insurance company for several years. She lives in Parsippany with her brother Bill. Marlene and Bill are siblings to our dental assistant Kathy.