Dr. Gregory Strait, Dentist
Dr. Gregory Strait completed his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University and received a bachelors degree in Health Studies. He went on to earn a doctorate in dental medicine from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Upon completing his advanced training in General Practice Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Dr. Strait was honored by his colleagues and attending physicians with the title of Resident of the Year.
By offering solutions to restore or replace teeth in a compassionate environment, Dr. Strait treats patients honestly with modern and long-lasting dentistry. Dr. Strait is passionate about involving patients in treatment planning, educating patients about treatment options, and encourages them to take charge of their oral health.
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Diane, Registered Dental Hygienist
Diane joined our team with over 15 years of experience in the hygiene field. She loves her career as a registered dental hygienist. The most fulfilling factor of her job is giving the best care possible to her patients. When Diane is not in the office you can find her sailing at Chelsea Piers, taking a boat ride in the Barnegat Bay or even running a mile or two in her neighborhood.
Nikki M., Registered Dental Assistant
Nikki comes to us with years of dental assisting experience. Her main focus in the office is to ensure our patients have a comfortable experience and she is there to answer any questions that you may have regarding your treatment. When Nikki is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her family.
Kim, Registered Dental Assistant
Kim attended the New Jersey School of Dental Assisting in Forked River for Dental Assisting. She comes to us from the Tuckerton area. Part of what she enjoys most about Dental Assisting is making her patients feel more comfortable and relaxed when they are feeling anxious, nervous, or scared. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and finance. She is also teaching herself how to cook as well!
Cassidy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Cassidy attended Burlington County College’s Dental Hygiene program. While studying, she received a Delta Dental Scholarship for Academic Excellence. She is a current member of the American Dental Hygiene Association. She was raised in Manahawkin NJ and currently lives there. She became a Dental Hygienist because she has a strong desire to help people, especially her patients in leading a healthier lifestyle. Most of all, she enjoys making an impact on her patients’ lives. Outside of the office, she spends time with her friends and family, loves to draw, paint, and throw pottery. In addition to those hobbies, she is an avid sports fan and loves to follow the Philadelphia Flyers and the Miami Dolphins.
Dr. Ramin Bahram, CEO/Founder
Ramin Bahram is the CEO and Founder of Dental Arts Group. Dr. Bahram obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Massachusetts, and obtained his Doctorate in Dentistry from the prestigious Tufts School of Dental Medicine. After his graduation, he completed his specialty training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Temple University Hospital. Once he completed his studies, he founded the Oral Surgery Consultants of Pennsylvania–a successful oral surgery and dental implant practice in the Philadelphia region.
Dr. Bahram is board certified in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He founded Dental Arts Group in 2012 with two goals in mind: to create an amazing workplace and to spread happiness amongst its team members and patients.
Emily, Schedule Coordinator
Emily is our schedule coordinator and patient advocate at Dental Arts Group Manahawkin. Emily helps meet and exceed our patient's scheduling, insurance, and treatment needs. Emily completed her dental assisting studies at Ocean County Vocational and Technical School. Emily grew up in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania and is now proud to call Manahawkin home. When she is not helping our patients and team members, Emily loves living near the Shore and boating or spending time with her family, friends, and two Labrador Retrievers!
Nikole, Office Manager/Financial Coordinator
Nikole has been in the dental field since 2010. She started her journey as a front desk check in, and worked her way up to becoming an office manager. She also acts as our financial coordinator. She loves being in the dental field, which makes it easy for her to do the best she can for our patients financially. Nikole grew up in Toms River, New Jersey and still lives there today. When she isn't in the office, she enjoys going to concerts, relaxing on the beach and spending time with her family and friends.