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Your Smile.
Our Specialty.
We Do It Right the First Time

Work with a Board Certified Prosthodontist Specializing in Cosmetic, Reconstructive & Implant Dentistry. Your Health, Safety & Wellness Is Our Priority.

Dentistry & Prosthodontics in the North Arlington & Kearny Areas

Welcome to Smile Design Specialists!

Your smile is the first thing people notice about you, so having a great one is an important part of looking and feeling your best. That’s why Dr. Richard Ekstein and the entire team at our prosthodontic practice in North Arlington, New Jersey is committed to providing you and your family the highest quality dental care and most advanced procedures possible. Dr. Ekstein is Board Certified in Prosthodontics, allowing us to offer services like “All-on-Four” implant dentures, cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, veneers, zirconia crowns, Invisalign, and more.

Book an Appointment Your Perfect Smile Is a Click Away!

We offer complimentary initial consultations for new patients or ease of scheduling an appointment if you're coming to visit us again. 

We look forward to seeing your smile!

About Smile Design Specialist

Richard A. Ekstein, DMD, FACP

As a Board Certified Prosthodontist, I am a full-service dentist who specializes in cosmetic, reconstructive, and implant dentistry. As a sole practitioner, my practice functions differently than corporate dental offices. It’s a difference I want everyone to experience.

At Smile Design Specialist, YOU are special! We treat every one of our patients with deep compassion and respect. When you visit us for dental care my staff and I will make you comfortable, keep you well-informed, and deliver you the highest quality of dental care available anywhere. That’s my commitment to you!

Why We're the Right Choice for You
  • CareCredit & In-Office Financing Available
  • Providing the Best Dental Care Since 1984
  • Board Certified Prosthodontist
  • Focused on your Dental & Overall Health
  • Complimentary Initial Consultations*
  • Services Available in English, Spanish & Portuguese

    *should you proceed with treatment

Patient Reviews

We Do It Right the First Time
  • Very Satisfied

    - Teresa Misyak
  • I love Smile Design Specialists in North Arlington.

    - Gerard R.
  • Invisalign is the best investment I have ever made.

    - Mike
  • Dr. Ekstein is great and the staff at The Smile Design Specialists are amazing.

    - Kim
  • Not only do they provide a very professional experience, but I felt welcome and comfortable at every stage of my procedure.

    - James

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Call us at (201) 627-5060 or fill out the form below to contact us today. We look forward to seeing your smile soon. 

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We Love New Patients

  • OUR MISSION is to utilize the most advanced techniques and latest technologies to restore the smiles of each and every one of our patients, helping create the smile of your dreams.
  • OUR COMMITMENT is to always practice exceptional and ethical dentistry in a warm, comfortable, and friendly environment that gives every patient a reason to smile.
  • OUR GOALS are to fully educate patients about their dental needs, allowing them to actively participate in their dental health and overall well-being.
  • American College of Prosthodontists
Smile Design Specialist Richard A. Ekstein, DMD, FACP


Monday - 8am to 6pm  
Tuesday - 8am to 2pm  
Wednesday - 8am to 6pm  
Thursday - 12pm to 8pm  
Fri/Sat/Sun - Closed  

312 Belleville Turnpike, #3B  
North Arlington, NJ 07031