Meet Dr. Shacknow

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care.  As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients.  As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team.  That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

Scott Shacknow


Dr. Scott Shacknow has been serving the East Rutherford area for over 30 years. After graduating from Lafayette College in 1981, he received his dental degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University dental school in 1985. There he received The Senior Honors Teaching Fellowship in prosthetic dentistry, and The Dental Materials Award in restorative dentistry. He then completed a residency in general dentistry at the prestigious Albert Einstein University Hospital in New York City. Dr. Shacknow takes many hours of continuing education to stay current.

Dr. Shacknow considers his patients his friends and thinks that most of them feel that way about him as well. His main practice philosophy is to take care of his patients as if they were his family!