Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Melissa Stellitano
Dr. Melissa Stellitano grew up in North New Jersey where she earned her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Afterwards, she pursued her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Rutgers University. While working towards her doctorate degree, she also performed research on orthodontic imaging and treatment, and completed a Special Care Honors Program, which allowed her to focus extra time on the treatment of patients with special needs. After graduating near the top of her class, Dr. Stellitano continued on to complete a hospital-based general practice residency at the VA NJ Healthcare System, where she honed her skills as she provided comprehensive dental treatment to a wide variety of medically complex patients.
Dr. Stellitano is currently a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, as well as the American Dental Association (ADA) and the New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA). She values the ability to provide compassionate and responsible dental care, and is committed to staying at the forefront of dental research and technology. Dr. Stellitano is an avid learner, and a member of the Spear Education learning community. Continuing education is a priority for her, as she keeps up with the latest advancements in dentistry.
In her spare time, Dr. Stellitano enjoys hiking, cooking, reading, and spending time with her husband Jeff, along with their cat and their rescue beagle, Rocky.
Dr. Muhammadali Dinani
Dr. Muhammadali Dinani was born in the United States but has spent several years of his life living in Tanzania, on the eastern coast of Africa. He currently lives in North Brunswick. He completed his undergraduate studies at Villanova University and his dental degree at the world renowned University of Pennsylvania. He furthered his education by completing his residency at Robert Wood Johnson. Charitable care has always been one of his core values and since 2010 has always found time to care for needy women and children at the Salvation Army, Ronald McDonald Foundation and schools in underserved communities.
When Dr. Dinani isn’t taking care of patients he enjoy playing soccer and spending time with his family. “My greatest satisfaction is when a patients starts their visit by telling me ‘nothing personal but I hate the dentist’ and walks out saying ‘well that was real easy’.”
Dr. Amanda Hochstein
Dr. Amanda Hochstein earned her D.D.S. degree from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She completed her specialty training in Periodontics at New York University College of Dentistry, where she was able to train under some of the most prestigious members of her field. She earned her board certification in Periodontics, and has lectured at local and national dental conferences on a wide variety of periodontal topics. She has extensive experience in all aspects of periodontal treatment, from implants to bone regeneration, to gum grafting and laser therapy. She is also a member of the board of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists. Dr. Hochstein brings to our practice the latest and most effective periodontal and implant treatments available, and strives to provide treatment that is comfortable and predictable. She is a very caring and compassionate practitioner, who prides herself on the relationships she builds with her patients.
Dr. Hochstein resides in New Jersey with her husband Greg. When she is not taking care of patients, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and traveling. What she loves most about working at Dental Care is the warm and caring environment in which she can provide exceptional care for each patient she treats.