Dentist in Manahawkin

Dental Arts Group

165 E. Bay Ave
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 770-4368

Meet Our Team

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.


Erin, Registered Dental Hygienist

Erin has been a part of the LBI/Manahawkin community for 16 years. Erin first started out in dentistry as an assistant. After graduating from the Fones School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bridgeport in 2015, she returned to the local area to continue her career as a Hygienist. Erin exhibits a calm, gentle approach with all of her patients and loves helping them enhance their smile. On her days off she enjoys paddle boarding, rock climbing, cooking up tasty treats and trail running with friends and her two rescue dogs.

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!

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.

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165 E. Bay Ave
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
(609) 770-4368

Monday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 3:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm*
*(Once a month Oct-May)