Meet The Team
Ryan J. McCafferty, D.D.S., M.S. #5646 | Endodontist
As a young kid growing up in Howell, Dr. McCafferty always dreamed of being a dentist. He has earned multiple degrees from prestigous schools from the likes of Ohio State University to NYU. In between his education he served as a United States Navy Dental Officer for 7 years and is now a CDR in the Reserves. His inspiration has lead him to making advances in the field of dentistry and is an inventor and patent holder. Apart from his career Dr. McCafferty takes pride in and enjoys spending time with his wife and 6 kids, attending church frequently, and coaching his youth hockey team.
Mohab W. Tanious, D.D.S. #06100 | Endodontist
Dr. Tanious graduated from the New York University in 2007. After graduating, he spent an additional year training in General Practice Residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital. He soon developed a passion for endodontics and joined the post-residency program at NYU where he graduated in 2011. During his stay there he was involved with the education of endodontics and undergraduate dental students as well as clinical research projects. Since then Dr. Tanious has been caring for patients at Ocean County Endodontics. During his free time Dr. Tanious enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children as well as reading and fishing.
Diana Gerlach | Office Manager
Diana started her career with Dr. McCafferty as a dental assistant in 2010 before becoming Office Manager. She attended and completed the Dental Assisting Program at Ocean County College and the Radiology Program at OCVTS.
Kayla Newnom | Registered Dental Assistant
Kayla joined the practice in 2010 after completing the Dental Assisting Program at OCVTS. With previous assisting experience at other offices, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the operating room.