Our Dentists and Dental Specialists
Fair Lawn Dental Associates is a complete dental center with family & cosmetic dentists as well as dental specialists in every field. All your dental needs are available in one location.
Dr. Douglas Mahler
Family & Cosmetic Dentist
During his 30 years in the field, patients have come to realize they are in trustworthy hands with Ivy League trained Dr. Mahler. Combining a kind and gentle manner with a contagious positive energy, he’s able to make even the most nervous patients feel comfortable. His passion: improving people’s smiles.
As part of his post-doctoral training, he was enrolled in the New York University Implantology Program from 1994-1996 and participated in a general practice residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center from 1985-1986. He received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985.
Specializing in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, full-mouth rehabilitation and implant restoration, Dr. Mahler also belongs to the International College of Oral Implantologists, Bergen County Dental Society and is a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry. He has been featured in several dental magazines and journals; including 201 Magazine and Doctor of Dentistry Magazine, as well as being consistently selected as a “Top Dentist” by the Consumer Research Council.
When he’s not leading our team, Dr. Mahler enjoys spending time with his wife and sons, biking, swimming, walking his dogs and enjoying the Jersey Shore.
Soheil Shahmiri, D.D.S.
With more than 25 years experience in his field, Dr. Shahmiri excels in providing easy-to-understand explanations combined with a gentle touch. His kind manner has earned him the trust of many long-term patient relationships.
Dr. Shahmiri earned his dental degree from New York University and served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Periodontics at New York University from 1988-1995.
In his free time, Dr. Shahmiri enjoys the outdoors and New York City culture with his family.
Andrew Kuo, D.D.S.
Thorough and conscientious, Dr. Kuo pays attention to his patients and their endodontic needs. An active listener, he’s serious about helping patients by addressing their questions, problems and concerns.
Dr. Kuo graduated from New York University School of Dental Medicine in 1985 and continued on to receive his Certificate in Endodontics. He is an Assistant Professor at New York University College of Dentistry.
Dr. Kuo’s charitable and philanthropic nature has found a home with the Shriners Hospitals for Children, where he holds the distinguished title of Past Potentate, as well as serving on the Board of Governors.
Dr. Kuo enjoys his family, the performing arts and being in the great outdoors.
Frank Celenza, D.D.S.
Orthodontist and Periodontist
Ivy League trained Dr. Celenza is unique in his qualifications in that he is a dual-certified specialist in the practice and teaching of periodontics and orthodontics. He received his periodontial degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his orthodontic degree from New York University. Dr. Celenza has authored and published considerable dental literature, is a post-graduate teacher and a recognized speaker nationally and internationally.
Dr. Celenza lives in New Jersey with his wife and four children. His passions include competitive cycling, writing and sports car racing. He is a two-time National Race Car champion.
Arash Baseri, D.M.D.
A true scholar and dentist, Dr. Baseri combines expertise with compassion. Dr. Baseri earned his BS in Biological Science from Rutgers University and then went on to receive a Masters degree in Biomedical Science. Building on his superb scientific and academic knowledge, Dr. Baseri then received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2013.
Philanthropy is important to Dr. Baseri. He has participated in providing dental services to the community as part of a private practice model affiliated with the Community Oriented Dental Education (CODE) program at UMDNJ.
In his free time, Dr. Baseri enjoys relaxing at home with his wife, who is also a dentist.
- Member of Gamma Pi Delta, Prosthodontics Honors Society
- Member of Academy of General Dentistry
- Member of American Dental Association
- Member of New Jersey Dental Association
- Member of Bergen County Dental Society
Shahin Ghobadi, D.M.D.
A unique combination of high energy and patience, Dr. Ghobadi is an oral surgeon who thrives on helping patients calm their anxieties to make their experience a pleasurable one.
At St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Dr. Ghobadi served as Chief Resident for two years before completing his residency in 2008, and currently holds the position of Chief of Implant Dentistry at St. Joseph’s. He received his dental degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2004.
Dr. Ghobadi spends his free time traveling the world and exploring beautiful beaches.
Kenneth Hilsen, D.D.S.
Dr. Kenneth Hilsen is a renowned and distinguished Prosthodontist with a specialization in Sleep Apnea and Dental Sleep Medicine. He received his dental degree from New York University and completed his residency in Prosthodontics at NYU College of Dentistry and the Veterans Administration Hospital in New York City. In addition to his New Jersey private practice, Dr. Hilsen has held multiple academic and professional memberships and positions in the field of dentistry. A pioneer in the field of sleep apnea and snoring, Dr. Kenneth Hilsen believes that every patient can achieve a healthier and happier lifestyle with successful sleep apnea treatment. He has devoted his career to the education and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea with great success. Dr. Hilsen has developed a patented custom fit oral appliance for the patient treatment.
As an authority on Dental Sleep Medicine and Sleep Apnea, Dr. Hilsen lectures nationally and has been interviewed on television, radio and newspapers. He is the currentTreasurer of the New Jersey Sleep Society.
In his free time, Dr. Hilsen and his wife Marilyn enjoy playing a weekly game of golf, as well as babysitting for his four adorable grandchildren.