High-quality pediatric dentistry
Over 40 years of experience with kids
Treating infants to young adults
Also specialized in patients with special needs
Friendly, caring, experienced staff
For Extraordinary Children
One of our favorite things about working with kids is learning from them! We love getting to know our patients, connecting with their needs, and making them feel understood from the moment they come in. We’re dedicated to providing each child with the unique care they deserve.
We carefully explain our treatments to kids in fun, simple words, so they feel relaxed from the very start.
We offer a warm atmosphere that helps children feel at ease. Our entire team is friendly and great with kids!
Our experienced dentists provide dental care to kids and teens, as well as patients with special needs of all ages.
All kids can develop good dental habits. We love teaching both children and parents to take the best care of their oral health.
Stories That Make Us Smile
“The best children’s dentistry by far in the county. If I could give them more than 5 stars, I would give them 10.”
– Shari G.
Meet Our Doctors
Richard W. Eytel, D.M.D., FAAPD
Dr. Richard Eytel is the founder of Dentistry for Children of West Essex. He started this practice with one single patient in 1978 and since then has built a child-friendly environment with fantastic doctors and a great staff.
Dr. Eytel has personally handpicked all of his associates. Although he’s retired from seeing patients, he’s very active in the administration of the practice. He works closely with all of his associates to ensure every child receives the very best dental care.
Kevin B. Persily, D.D.S.
Iva Leroy, D.D.S., FAAPD
Angie Yoon, D.M.D, FAAPD
Dr. Angie Yoon attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate studies and got her dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry. She graduated top ten of her class and was inducted into the prestigious Matthew Cryer Honor Society and OKU National Dental Honor Society. She completed a General Practice Residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a Pediatric Dental Residency at Boston University School of Dental Medicine.
Elliot Nash, D.D.S.
Vivian Hwangbo, D.M.D.
Positive Dental Experiences
Visiting the dentist should never cause fear. We empower kids so they understand the importance of dental health and know how to take care of their teeth from a young age. Our patients love learning with us and are always excited to visit our office!
Healthy Smiles Last Forever!
Request an appointment with us — we are excited to meet you and your child!