Dr. Andrew Spector, DMD

Dr. Andrew Spector, DMD

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Andrew Spector, DMD is a dentist who practices in Haworth, NJ. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.Read his story

Gentle Dentistry

173 Terrace St

Haworth, NJ 07641
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Dr. Spector's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spector "Dr. Spector's friendly and professional manner will help ease any concerns or nervousness you may have. He is very caring and provides a virtually pain-free approach to dental care. Dr. Spector has been voted a Top Dentist in NJ Magazine, New York Magazine, Bergen Health, and Life magazine year after year! Dr. Spector is a nationally renowned speaker and lecturer on new dental techniques and patient care. He has trained over 2,000 dentists on the latest techniques to enhance patient care. He is certified in the Hybridge Dental Implant technique for full mouth restoration. In addition, Dr. Spector is a certified instructor of CAD/CAM Dental Technology for Patterson Dental. Dr. Spector is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He finished a two year program in Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Surgical Restorative Implantology. He has served as Clinical Associate Professor at New York University, teaching surgical and prosthetic implantology. Dr. Spector is a graduate of the Americus Center for Aesthetic Dentistry. He is a Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry and The International Congress of Oral Implantology Dr. Spector is married and has 3 sons. In his spare time, he is an avid guitarist, enjoys skiing and plays tennis. We are confident you will be in excellent hands when you choose Dr. Spector for your dental needs."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spector "The team at Gentle Dentistry will provide exceptional care for you.  We constantly strive to accommodate all your dental needs in a comfortable and efficient manner."

Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Gummy Smile (Oversized Gingiva)
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache


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  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Bone Grafting
  • Cerec® Tooth Restoration Procedure
  • Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Sealant
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Full Mouth Reconstruction
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Invisalign®
  • Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP®)
  • Laser Treatment for Dental Fillings
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Physical Examination
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Removable Appliances
  • Root Canal
  • STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System™
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Recording

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Syracuse University, B.S. Psychology,
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine - D.M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • CME - Aesthetic Dentistry - Americus Center
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Spector has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Spector has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spector's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spector to family and friends
based on 48 total reviews (43 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Spector's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (43)

in Englewood, NJ |
Outstanding practice! I'm a new patient and have already referred family members and friends. Dr. Spector, Maria, and all the lovely people at the front desk make going to the dentist a pleasure. (And, love the new cappuccino machine!)
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Edgewater, NJ |
I have visited Dr. Spector and his team of hygienists for over 10 years, and have found them to be professional and very personable. Great practice.
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Closter, NJ |
Nobody likes going to the dentist but Gentle Denistry makes it very nice visit. Each time I or the rest of the family go this practice and I mean everyone has a positive outlook and yes they are very “gentle”. So if you are a coward like me this is the dentists for you!!!!
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in Alpine, NJ |
Excellent staff at Gentle Dentistry. All who work there make the experience as good as it could be. Dr. Hade is a great dentist who cares and makes you feel you are in the best hands, no matter what the visit is for. The hygienists are tops and all I can say is keep up the great practice. and the...more
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Everyone at Gentle Dentistry is fantastic. I started going to Dr. Spector's father when he was alive. The service was great back then and still is great.
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