Dental Staff

All professionals at Richard E. Silvestri, DDS maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Richard Silvestri

    Richard really cares for his patients.  A graduate of Fordham Univ. he then attended Georgetown for his dental training where he graduated with honors.  He has been practicing in Cranford since 1981.

    'I am very grateful to be serving the people of Union County.  Being responsiblefor their health is a privilege I take seriously.'

  • RDH
    Peggy Dowzycki
    Our Terrific Hygienist

    The best hygienist you will ever have, Peggy's been with us for 20 years. She's a Cranford resident, married and mother to 3 beautiful girls.  

    Peggy will make you fell at home while helping you attain healthy gums and teeth.

  • Dental Assistant
    Angie Crue
    Our Adorable Assistant

    She's the office liaison between the front desk and the treatment rooms and she's been with us for over 20 years. Dr. Silvestri calls her 'his right arm!' She's also his chair side assistant making certain everything runs smoothly.

  • Catherine Falzarano
    Our Trivia Queen Hygienist

    Catherine will make you forget you were even at the dentist while seemlessly attending to your teeth and gums. She's been with us for over 10 years and loves to cook.  She provides recipes too.

  • Patti Crozzoli
    Our Amiable Receptionist

    Patti is the office manager and front desk receptionist with over 25 years of experience.  She will make sure your insurance and  financial needs are handled accurately and in a timely fashion.

    Patti's goal is to provide you with excellent customer service.  She will make you feel welcome!

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Richard E. Silvestri, DDS


8:00 am-1:00 pm

3:30 pm-8:00 pm


8:00 am-1:00 pm




8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:30 pm-5:30 pm


7:30 am-12:00 pm


Every other Saturday with the exception of Saturdays in July August and September



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