Dr. Cavan Brunsden, DMD

Dr. Cavan Brunsden, DMD

Pediatric Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Cavan Brunsden, DMD is a pediatric dentistry practitioner in Old Bridge, NJ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in 1979 and practices pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and more.Read his story

2455 Highway 516

Old Bridge, NJ 08857

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • MetLife

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Dr. Brunsden's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brunsden "Dr. Brunsden was formerly an elementary school teacher and assistant principal. He completed his dental degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he graduated as a member of OKU, the national dental honor society.After a two-year pediatric dental residency at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Medical Center in New York, he joined our community a pediatric dentist in 1981. He founded KidZdent with his wife and partner, Dr. Nancy Villa, in 1985. As the state chairman of the New Jersey Dental Association, he is a strong advocate for children’s healthcare education throughout the state as well as right here in our own community. Dr. Brunsden is dedicated to providing an environment of positive dental health experiences for children – and a lifetime of smiles."
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This content was provided by Dr. Brunsden "The KidZdent team is comprised of a dedicated group of talented, highly-trained individuals who work hard every day to give our patients the best possible experience. The KidZdent Team is a compassionate, professional, fun-loving group of people that truly care about your child, your family, and the community."

7  Practice Areas

  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Sedation Dentistry

24  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Broken Tooth
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Plaque
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • TMJ
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

25  Procedures

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.


  • Fairleigh Dickinson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University / School of Dentistry
    Other Education | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brunsden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brunsden to family and friends
36 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Brunsden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

We have been coming to Kidzdent for 10 years, and absolutely love this practice! The whole staff is so amazing! We will never go anywhere else. Wonderful practice!
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Going to the dentist is one of the great joys for my 2 kids. They always can’t wait for the next appointment. I attribute this to the exceptional care provided by the KidZdent staff. Very professional yet personable approach to patient care! 5 HUGE stars!
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We are thrilled that children have such positive dental experiences. We pride ourselves on ensure the very best in comfort and care. Thank you!

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Great dentists and staff. Always warm, caring and full explanations of anything needed to be done.
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Thank you. This is wonderful to hear!

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EVERYONE at the office is friendly and helpful. From the second you walk in to the minute you leave it is a comfortable and friendly experience. Dental hygienist Irene is amazing and we request her every time. She is calm and patient with my daughter, making her feel safe and comfortable. My...more
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Thank you for the kind words about Kidzdent, and about Irene in particular! We work hard every day to earn the trust and friendship of our young patients, and when we receive this kind of good news it makes it all worthwhile!

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Dr. Brunson and the entire staff are wonderful! Their patience and understanding of special needs children is amazing! I would highly recommend this group!
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Thank you so much, Jill! We believe that all children deserve a happy and a healthy smile. Thank you for your love and support :).

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