498 N Main St Barnegat, NJ 08005


Gordon Sangree, D.D.S.

Born and raised in northeastern Ohio, Gordon L. Sangree attended The Ohio State University from

1971 to 1978 and graduated with a BA in Biology and a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He obtained three years of practical clinical experience as a captain in the US Army Dental Corps at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. He opened his dental practice in Barnegat in 1982 and has been at his current office location since 1986. In 1991 he completed a two year program at UMDNJ to obtain a Certificate in the advanced diagnosis and management of trifacial pain and temporomandibular disorders (TMJ).

Recent educational programs attended include lnvisalign Level 1 certification and Atlas implant-retained denture systems. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, New Jersey Dental Association and American Dental Association. Times-Beacon readers voted him Southern Ocean County’s Best Dentist” in 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2005.

Thomas Malatesta, D.M.D.

Dr. Thomas Malatesta obtained his Bachelor of Science from Stockton University graduating Magna Cum Laude then obtained his Doctorate at Temple University in Philadelphia receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2018. Dr. Malatesta is up to date on all facets of dentistry and is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Clear Aligners . Dr. Malatesta is understanding with patients and tries to achieve the most pleasant experience possible for every patient.

On his spare time Dr. Tom enjoys fishing, biking, boating and boat restoration. He lives in Manahawkin with his wife, daughter, and dog Dory.

Supporting Staff

The importance of a supporting staff in a dental office cannot be overstated, as they play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of the practice and the delivery of high-quality patient care. Dental assistants, hygienists, office managers, and receptionists form the backbone of a dental team, each contributing uniquely to the patient experience and the efficiency of the office.

Lucy Office Coordinator
Dayana Front Desk Coordinator
Teri Dental Assistant RDA
Pam Dental Assistant RDA
Hollie Hygienist
Chris Hygienist