L. Dawn Christian, DDS

71 Valley Street, Ste. 101

South Orange, NJ 07079

+1 973 761 4800


Welcome to the Dental Group that Feels Like Family.

What’s it like to have a professional in your family?

If you have a family member who’s a doctor a lawyer, a mechanic, etc. you feel confident that you’ll always be taken care of. You have a trusting relationship with that person, and know they’ll be honest and never give up on you.  That’s quite different than going to a clinician who knows your dental case, but that’s where their caring and the relationship stops. 

We truly care about YOU, as a whole person. This includes what’s going on in your life, physically, mentally, work-wise, and so on. Stress and physical factors can cause your oral health to deteriorate for a variety of reasons. And conversely, your oral health can be an indicator of other health conditions or future conditions you might develop.

Most private insurance accepted! Financing available!

Dental Emergencies Seen the Same Day

  • MON: 8AM – 5PM
  • TUES – 9AM – 6PM
  • WED – 8AM – 5PM
  • THUR – 10AM – 7PM
  • 1st & 3rd FRI – 9am – 2pm
  • 2nd & 4th SAT – 8 am – 2pm
  • Same-Day Emergency
    Appointments Available!

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“The staff is great and Dr. Christian is wonderful! I enjoy her company and we share ideas, things that we go through – it’s very touching, it’s like family – a different type of family.”

L. Dawn Christian, DDS

It’s about YOU, not just your teeth.

We’re interested in how you’re doing OVERALL; not just dentally. Good communication is a hallmark of our treatment style. We are truly interested in YOU. Simply during the course of normal treatment conversation, we’ll often discover a stressful mental or physical situation. Besides listening and understanding, we’ll even give patients referrals to trusted practitioners we know in other fields who can help — just like we would do for a member of our own family. 

Learn more about our unique approach to dentistry

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Oral Health

Prevent Problems and Improve Your Overall Health!

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Cosmetic Services

Gain Confidence and Love your Smile!

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Restorative Services

Look Great and Enjoy Eating with No Problems!

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Even Smiles are Our Specialty!

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Regain a
Full Mouth of Beautiful Teeth!

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We treat whole families—for generations!

At Village Dental Group, it’s not uncommon for us to meet a patient as a child receiving their very first oral exam, and continue to treat them throughout their entire life. Along the way, their own children and eventually their grandchildren also become patients. We’re delighted to help keep whole families healthy as they grow!

“I’ve been going to Dr. Christian for a long time. Now my childrengo to her, my husband goes to her, my dad and my step-mom goto her, everyone goes to her. She just really knows her craft. She’s super personable. Usually, when people think of the dentist theythink ‘Oh God, I don’t want to go.’ But I don’t mind going to thedentist. Her staff is super great!”

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