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Dental Expert Dr. Mariliza Lacap, D.D.S., Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress For Inside Job.

January 25, 2013

Dr. Mariliza Lacap, D.D.S., and a select group of the world’s leading dental experts have joined together to co-write the forthcoming book titled, Inside Job! The World’s Leading Dental Experts Reveal The Secrets to Total Body Health from the Inside Out! Nick Nanton recently signed a publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book.

Dr. LaCap is a Bergenfield Dentist who has been creating beautiful smiles through exceptional care in her Bergenfield, NJ office, Washington Dental Associates for over 20 years with her husband, Dr. Darren Tong. Dr. LaCap and Dr. Tong first met in dental school at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. In fact they were anatomy lab partners. Was it love at first sight? You’ll have to ask them.

After over 20 years of working together as dentists, they still share the same passion for creating beautiful and healthy smiles. Their shared vision for Washington Dental Associates has materialized into an exceptional dental experience for their patients. The experience in their office and their dentistry is so exceptional that they are known as the “Mercedes Benz” of dentistry within their community. Washington Dental Associates is a unique dental office where patients feel comfortable, well taken care of and safe.

Another passion they share together is their passion for each other and their five children. Their free time is spent watching their sons’ soccer or baseball games – they have never missed one yet. Currently, the family’s favorite destination is Disney World.

Dr. Mariliza Lacap received her D.D.S. degree from Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery through an academic scholarship where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. She also received extra training in cosmetic dentistry at New York University Dental School.  She completed her residency at Englewood Hospital. She has also received advanced training in Dental implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Braces,  Full-Face Orthodontics, Invisalign™,  Root Canals, Gum Disease, Six Month Smiles, and Restoration.

Inside Job! The World’s Leading Dental Experts Reveal The Secrets to Total Body Health from the Inside Out! proven secrets and strategies from some of the world’s leading Dental experts. These experts share how dental medicine and your dental health are inextricably interwoven with whole body health. The book is currently scheduled to be released in September 2012.

To learn more about Dr. Mariliza Lacap, please visit www.WashingtonDentalNJ.com


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Bergenfield, NJ Dentists bring awareness and donations to Breast Cancer Research through its “Smile Pink” fundraiser.

November 2, 2012

Bergenfield Dentist donates for Breast Cancer ResearchBergenfield, NJ Dentists bring awareness and donations to Breast Cancer Research through its “Smile Pink” fundraiser.

BERGENFIELD, NJ—–Dr. Mariliza LaCap and Dr. Darren Tong (residents of Old Tappan) along with their Washington Dental Associates dental team will be putting the “Bling on” for people who want to raise awareness and donate money for breast cancer research.  October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.

For a $25 donation (100% of the money will go towards breast cancer research), you can get a stylish Pink Gem Smile.  To create this fashionable, cutting edge and yet stylish smile, a pink gem is temporarily bonded (glued) on your tooth by one of the Doctors at Washington Dental Associates.   Get your BLING on and show your support and create awareness for breast cancer research during the month of October.

You can keep the pink gem indefinitely or come back to the office and have it removed at the end of the month.  It only takes 5 minutes to put on and can easily be removed.  There will be no changes to your tooth.

“Everyone knows a friend or family member who has been diagnosed or survived breast cancer.  This hits close to home.  One of our hygienist and some of our dearest patients have battled breast cancer. This is our way of showing our support and helping the cause,” said Dr. Lacap.

The facts are sobering. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. One woman every 2½ minutes will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Over 200,000 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and 40,000 of them will die from the disease. Breast cancer also occurs in men. In fact, over one thousand men will be diagnosed this year. To donate or get the stylish “Pink Gem Smile” call 201-384-2425 or visit their website at www.WashingtonDentalNJ.com

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Bergenfield Dentists Offer Free Dental Care for Dumont, New Milford residents

January 20, 2012

Bergenfield, NJ—–Dr. Mariliza LaCap and Dr. Darren Tong, residents of Old Tappan, will provide a day of FREE dentistry for children ages 16 and below as part of the National Childrenʼs Dental Health Month. This will be their seventh year in providing this most needed service. Last year they provided a value of over $25,000 of dentistry.

Doctors and Team members volunteer their time. Give Kids A Smile”, will be held on February 10 (Friday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Washington Dental Associates located at 19 Legion Drive in Bergenfield.

Our office is one of a few offices in the Bergen County area participating in this program.  “Itʼs heartbreaking to see a childʼs smile destroyed by severe tooth decay.” said Dr LaCap. “Imagine not being able to eat, sleep or pay attention in school because you have a mouthful of toothaches. Itʼs tragic. In this tough economic times when parents are loosing their jobs, it’s even more important for us to give back to the community and help out.  All the Doctors and team members in our office volunteer their time.  We work with an amazing group of people who are giving and caring.”

Expected growth in appointments this year will be due to the high unemployment rate in New Jersey, the explosive growth of children living in poverty and more families opting to forgo dental insurance and treatment in order to help pay for other essential living expenses.

“Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease in America and it is 100% preventable.” says Dr. Tong, a Columbia University graduate and pediatric dentist.   “The more we keep pushing this message out to the public and those who can help us reach this goal, the faster we can put our children on the road to becoming cavity free.”

“Giving back to the community that has supported our office is also important to us”, says Dr. Tong. “This program will touch the lives of so many of new Jerseyʼs children who need oral healthcare and instruction. I am proud to be a part of this special day of giving.”

“Our focus this year is the Northern New Jersey community. We are hoping to serve children whose parents cannot afford to provide dental health care,” said Dr. LaCap, a Columbia University Alumnus who has been practicing dentistry for over 19 years with her husband Dr. Tong.

Qualified children (children with NJ Care card, medicaid or whose parentʼs simply can’t afford the dentistry needed) should call and make an appointment.  “These appointments fill up quickly. We usually have to turn people away,” says Larni, the front office manager. The children will receive a comprehensive dental exam, any emergency treatment, oral healthcare instruction, fluoride treatment and free dental hygiene material including toothbrush, toothpaste and floss.

If your children or any children you know qualifies for this program, please call their office at (201) 384-2425 and mention the “Give Kids a Smile” progam. They are also looking for more dental assistants or hygienists to volunteer their time on this special day of giving, please give them a call or visit their website at www.WashingtonDentalNJ.com and click on “Giving back to the Community”.

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Bergen County’s Premier Dental Office for the Bergenfield, Dumont, New Milford Community Welcomes a Second Associate Dentist

June 30, 2011

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Bergenfield, NJ. In an effort to provide more services to their patients and expand their office hours, WashingtonDental Associates in Bergenfield, NJ has hired their second associate dentist, Dr. Yale Lee.   Dr. Yale Lee graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) where he earned his Doctorate in DentalMedicine.  He received an additional year of dental training at the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ.  The extra training he received at Jersey Shore wasHospital allowed him to genuinely appreciate and develop much higher standards of dentistry and ignited a desire to always strive to break through of the confines of mediocrity in all aspects of his work.

Just like everyone that works for Washington Dental Associates, Dr. Lee is top notch in his field.  He was chosen to be an Associate Dentist among over 20 qualified dentists.  Dr. LaCap personally interviewed only the top candidates.  “With his high standards, warm personality and gentle touch, we feel he fits right in,” said Dr. Tong.

Washington Dental Associates is now accepting new patients. In addition, as a way of introducing Dr. Yale Lee to the Community, a 20% discount will be given to the first 20 new patients who schedule an appointment with him. Rest assured, all work done in their office is guaranteed by both Drs. LaCap and Tong.   This would be a great opportunity to get the best dental care available.  Call Larni or Joanne today to schedule your appointment.

We look forward to meeting you.  Remember, only the first 20 new patients who schedule an appointment with Dr. Lee will receive a 20% discount.  Washington Dental Associates is located in 19 Legion Drive, Bergenfield, NJ. Office Hours are Monday thru Friday 9:30am-6:00pm.  Saturday hours are now available.  They can be reached at  (201) 384-2425.  Visit our website at www.WashingtonDentalNJ.com

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Painless dentists in Teaneck, Bergenfield, Dumont and Tenafly

May 25, 2011

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When you think of the dentist, do you relate it to enduring pain?  Do you want to have a painless dentistry experience?  If you answered yes to either of these questions, then I can help you.  Having a painless experience is important to me, Dr. Tong.  As one of the top dentists in Bergenfield, I want my patients to feel comfortable when they come in for any dental procedures to my office.
Many new innovative and alternative options offered today help you as the patient to have a painless dentistry experience.  There was a time when an individual visited the local dentist and pain was a part of their dental appointment.  This isn’t the case anymore.

Having a Painless Dentistry Experience

With modern techniques and equipment, it is now possible to have a pain-free experience when you come into my office. Now, if you’re sitting in the waiting room, waiting for my appointment, you can relax – as there’s no pain.

I’ve treated plenty of patients in my Bergenfield office. No more do I get complaints of pain, all thanks to painless dentistry.

What to Expect in the Dental Chair

Understanding each procedure and knowing the steps that are going to be taken will eliminate the tension and stress that come with your dental appointment.  A regular dental checkup is a must so that you can ensure that your dental health is in order. Schedule a visit with us, Dr. Darren Tong and Dr. LaCap in our Bergenfield office, We will take care of any dental problems that you may have.

Dental procedures should not be mysterious to patients, and I make it a point to discuss all available options with my patients. So take a deep breath and pick up the phone and give me a call at 201-384-2425 to schedule an appointment today.

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Gentle Dentists and Dentistry in Bergenfield, New Milford, Dumont and Teaneck, NJ

May 17, 2011

Are you looking for a dentist who is efficient and gentle?  Do you want to find a dentist who is patient and has patience with your anxieties?  If you answered yes and live in Bergenfield, Dumont, New Milford or Teaneck, NJ, please come in and visit me, Dr. Tong and my Associates.   I pride myself on creating an environment that welcomes new patients and brings comfort to existing ones.

Keeping a gentle and calm environment allows patients like yourself to feel comfortable and to ease any tension that you may feel when you visit a dentistry office.  I, Dr. Tong want to welcome you to visit my office and experience a dentistry office that knows how to be professional and yet gentle and sensitive enough to meet the needs of families and individuals alike.

Gentle & Soothing Atmosphere

When you walk into my Bergenfield office, you will notice that all the furniture and décor has been designed to make my patients feel comfortable and at ease. After all, there are too many dentistry offices out there that are plain, sterile and make patients feel uneasy.

Having staff on hand to answer questions or to give out additional literature on the various dental procedures helps to keep you informed.  You are assured of all this and more at my office located at 19 LEGION DR 07621.

Become a Part of a Gentle Dentistry

Take the time to evaluate the environment of the dentistry office you where want to become a patient.  Identify whether the office makes you comfortable and at ease.  Ask questions to see how receptive the staff is.  These are all features that you will find in my Bergenfield, 07621 office and I guarantee to you this.

Don’t just take my word for it, come on in and visit my gentle dentistry office today at 19 LEGION DR, Bergenfield, NJ.

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Affordable Dentistry in Bergenfield, Dumont and New Milford, NJ

May 11, 2011

While you may think that dentistry today has become rather expensive, you will be surprised to know that there are places that still quite affordable for the average household.  Are you grinning and bearing a toothache because there you do not have the funds to pay for a dental appointment?

If so, please take the time to contact me, Dr. Tong.  My office located at 19 LEGION DR 07621 has affordable dental services and can definitely work something out to treat your dental woes.

Dentistry can be very affordable if don’t delay your routine dental checkups.  The longer you wait to discuss your dental pain or other dental problems, the more expensive it can become.  When visiting our office at 19 LEGION DR, Bergenfield, NJ, we will take the time to evaluate all your dentistry needs and guarantee to offer you an affordable price.

Stop procrastinating over your mild dental problem now and keep your dental appointments affordable by ensuring that more serious dental problems don’t develop.

In my Bergenfield office, I have been able to assist and help out many families. I can help you and your family as well.

You should know that as the leading dentist in Bergenfield and the Bergen County area, I, Dr. Darren Tong am committed to doing quality dentistry work.  I want my patients to experience quality dental work and feel comfortable knowing that they are getting quality at affordable prices.

When you walk into my Bergenfield office you will feel confident and re-assured that this is an affordable dentist office that cares about your dental needs and will always provide you the highest quality of work.

You don’t need to hesitate or wait until that bonus comes through to have dental work done because it is now affordable.  If you live in Bergenfield, New Milford, Dumont, Demarest or Teaneck, NJ area, stop in and visit us today.

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Video of Dumont, Bergenfield, New Milford Dentists Providing Free Dentistry

March 11, 2011

A Day of Free Dentistry Click on the link to the left to see a video of what happened that day.

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Bergenfield and New Milford, NJ Dentists provides $25,000 of Dental care FREE

Two local dentists from Old Tappan , Dr. Mariliza LaCap her husband Dr. Darren Tong of Washington Dental Associates provided a day of free preventive dentistry, fillings, cleanings and emergency dental care for children ages 16 and under.  The children did not have access elsewhere due to financial reasons.  “Sometimes people need a helping hand—-this is just our way of showing we care”, said Dr. LaCap.  By the end of the day, over $25,000 of dentistry was provided.  This was their sixth year in providing this most needed service.

This special day of giving was held on February 18 (Friday) in their dental office, 19 Legion Drive in Bergenfield.  A big thanks goes to  Dr. Kim, Joanne Pascual, Lindsay Calderon, Lisa LaFazia, Jodi Wagmeister, Lourdes Sy, and Letty Morales for volunteering their time.  All are team members of Washington Dental Associates.  Also, a big shout out to the Bergenfield fire department for keeping the children busy with their firetruck tour.

The children who came to the office were treated to home baked cookies, oral hygiene instruction, a cleaning, fluoride treatment and free dentistry.

“This is wonderful that the doctors and their team do this for my children,” related a grateful Mom.  “My children really feel special here.  They are treated with dignity and patience.  Everyone at the office are genuinely caring people.”

For more questions or information on Children’s Dentistry the Doctors can be reached at (201)384-2425 or visit their website at www.WashingtonDentalNJ.com

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A Day of Free Dentistry For Children who live in Bergenfield, Dumont or New Milford

January 26, 2011

Dr. Mariliza LaCap,  Dr. Darren Tong and their dental team will provide a day of free preventive and emergency dental care for underprivileged children ages 16 and below as part of the National Childrenʼs Dental Health Month. This will be their sixth year in providing this most needed service. Last year they provided a value of over $10,000 of dentistry.

The program, called “Give Kids A Smile”, will be held on February 18 (Friday) 9:30 am – 5:30 pm at Washington Dental Associates located at 19 Legion Drive in Bergenfield, New Jersey

Our office is one of a few offices in the Bergen County area participating in this program. Last year more than 48,000 dental team members nationwide participated in “Give kids a Smile”. “Itʼs heartbreaking to see a childʼs smile destroyed by severe tooth decay.” said Dr LaCap. “Imagine not being able to eat, sleep or pay attention in school because you have a mouthful of toothaches. Itʼs tragic. Our state needs to do more to help children get the dental care they need.”

Nearly 1 in 4 children, aged 2 to 11 years old have untreated cavities in their baby teeth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While poor diet and oral hygiene certainly play a role, cavities areactually caused by a disease called caries, which is five times more common than asthma.

The National Institutes of Health report that 80 percent of tooth decay is found in just 25 percent of children, primarily from low-income families. Public health programs such as Medicaid and the State Childrenʼs Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) are supposed to help undeserved children, but utilization rates are low.

“With ʻGive Kids A Smileʼ , we can help some children get the dental care they need, but a one-day event will never be enough. Our event is not a cure all, itʼs a wake up call. Charity is not a health care system,” said Dr. LaCap.

“Giving back to the community that has supported our office is also important to us”, says Dr. Tong. “This program will touch the lives of so many of new Jerseyʼs children who need oral healthcare and instruction. I am proud to be a part of it.

“Our focus this year is the Northern New Jersey community. We are hoping to serve children whose parents cannot afford to provide dental health care,” said Dr. LaCap, a Columbia University Alumnus who has been practicing dentistry for over 19 years with her husband Dr. Tong.

Qualified children (children with NJ Care card, medicaid or whose parentʼs combined income is less than $40,000) should call and make an appointment. The office plans to see at least 60 children. “These appointments fill up quickly. We usually have to turn people away,” says Larni, the front office manager. The children will receive a comprehensive dental exam, any emergency treatment, oral healthcare instruction, fluoride treatment and free dental hygiene material including toothbrush, toothpaste and floss.

If your children or any children you know qualifies for this program, please call their office at (201) 384-2425 and mention the “Give Kids a Smile” progam. They are also looking for more dental assistants or hygienists to volunteer their time on this special day of giving, please give them a call or visit their website at www.WashingtonDentalNJ.com and click on “Giving back to the Community”.

Bergenfield, New Jersey Dentist, Dr. Mariliza Lacap with a happy patient.

Dr. Mariliza Lacap with a happy patient during "Give Kids a Smile Day"

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