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. Immediately after he continued his practice in general dentistry in central New Jersey. He soon developed a passion for endodontics and decided to further his education 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. His goal is to always provide each and every patient with exceptional, personalized care. During his free time Dr. Tanious enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 children as well as reading and fishing.


Dianne | Office Manager



Office manager since the inception of Ocean County Endodontics.

35 years of administrative experience.

Diana Gerlach | Assistant Office Manager / Lead Dental Assistant


Began career with Dr. McCafferty as a dental assistant. Attended and completed the Dental Assisting Program at Ocean County College and the Radiology Program at OCVTS.

Kayla | Dental Assistant


7 Years of experience as a Dental Assistant

Attended Ocean County Vocational School for Dental Assisting.

Amanda Umlauf | Dental Assistant​


​3 Years of experience as a Dental Assistant.

Attended Ocean County Vocational School for Dental Assisting.