Adam Rauzman, DDS

My name is Dr. Adam Rauzman. I would like to change the way that you feel about a visit to the dentist. Dentistry, for the most part, has gotten a bad reputation as one of the more anxiety-provoking branches of health care. For some, this anxiety can be traced to a traumatic childhood experience. For others, it’s the water cooler story of a root canal gone terribly wrong. The angst becomes even more pronounced when you add into the mix the difficulties in dealing with insurance companies (managed care), as well as the general unease when discussing personal finances. Our goal is to do our best to make your dental visit as painless and effortless as possible.

Dr. Rauzman’s Credentials:

  • Graduated from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine with Clinical Honors
  • General Residency at North Shore University Hospital
  • Mini-Residency in Implant Dentistry
  • Invisalign® Certified
  • Member AGD, AAID, Bergen County Dental Implant Club

Melissa Pallotta, DMD

Dr. Melissa Pallotta has been in the dental field since she was 12 years old, and as a result, she is very, very passionate about the work she does and the patients she meets. She graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a minor in psychology. Following her undergraduate studies, Dr. Pallotta received her Doctor of Medicinal Dentistry in 2016 from Temple University School of Dentistry. In 2017, she also graduated from the Dental Implant Learning Center with a Certificate in Implantology.

Dr. Pallotta would like her patients to feel as if they are spending time with family members when they visit our office. She wants her patients to feel comfortable with coming into the office and asking any questions while knowing that they will get a clear, concise answer. Dr. Pallotta would like to try and make everyone feel at ease because she knows that for many patients, coming to the dentist is not their favorite thing to do. As a resident of Hawthorne, NJ, Dr. Pallotta is also very familiar with the community and loves when she is out in the town and sees one of her patients.

Dr. Barry J. Litwin

Dr. Barry J. Litwin is a 1974 graduate of the New York University College of Dentistry where he received a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.).  Upon graduation, Dr. Litwin attended a one-year general residency internship at Baltimore City Hospital and two years of advanced periodontal training at Albert Einstein and the Manhattan VA Hospitals.  He continued his training in many specialty fields of dentistry and was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry(FAGD) in 1985.

Dr. Litwin is a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Essex County Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.  He opened his office in Nutley in 1978 and provides treatment in the areas of general and cosmetic dentistry, root canal therapy, periodontal treatment, crowns and bridges, implants, surgery, and dentures.  In 2012 Dr. Litwin was appointed to the staff of Mountainside Hospital to assist in training the dental residents.  In 2013, Dr. Litwin was honored with a Life Membership Award to the American Dental Association, in addition to being elevated to status of Emeritus Member in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Meet Our Team

FRONT DESK

Robin

Robin has been a part of the Litwin Rauzman family since 2012. She is committed to ensuring that each patient is provided with exceptional dental care and customer service. She will make sure that you are getting the maximum benefits from your insurance company and that all your questions are answered.

HYGIENE

Beverly

Beverly has been a part of the Litwin Rauzman family since 2004. Beverly is very passionate about connecting with patients and becoming their total health advocate. She realizes that visiting the dentist can cause anxiety for many people. So, she made it her personal goal to provide an atmosphere of comfort, care and trust so that everyone can get the help they need and leave feeling good.

DENTAL ASSISTANT

Susan

Susan has been a part of the Litwin Rauzman Family since 1992. Working alongside Dr. Litwin for 26 years, Susan has had many dental accomplishments. Being a registered dental assistant, she can confirm that you are in good hands as soon as you are seated. With her great experience, she will not rest until you are satisfied.

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