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Dr. Mariliza LaCap

Dr. Mariliza LaCap is a cosmetic dentist who has been creating beautiful smiles through exceptional care in her Bergenfield, NJ office, Washington Dental Associates for over 20 years with her husband, Dr. Darren Tong. Dr. LaCap and Dr. Tong first met in dental school at Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery. In fact they were anatomy lab partners. Was it love at first sight? You’ll have to ask them. After over 20 years of working together as dentists, they still share the same passion for creating beautiful and healthy smiles. Their shared vision for Washington Dental Associates has materialized into an exceptional dental experience for their patients. The experience in their office and their dentistry is so exceptional that they are known as the “Mercedes Benz” of dentistry within their community. Washington Dental Associates is a unique dental office where patients feel comfortable, well taken care of, and safe. Another passion they share together is their passion for each other and their five children. Their free time is spent watching their sons’ soccer or baseball games - they have never missed one yet. Currently, the family’s favorite destination is Disney World. Dr. Mariliza Lacap received her D.D.S. degree from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery through an academic scholarship where she graduated in the top 10% of her class. She also received extra training in cosmetic dentistry at New York University Dental School. She completed her residency at Englewood Hospital. Dr. LaCap has also received advanced training in Dental implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Full-Face Orthodontics, Invisalign™, Endodontics, Gum Disease, Patient Management, and Restoration. Her professional affiliations and awards include: Member: American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Bergen County Dental Society, Bergen County Implant Study Group, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and American College of Implantologists Awards: Excellence in Orthodontic Award - American Association of Orthodontics; Excellence in Periodontics Award - Northeastern Society of Periodontists