Dr. Meetu Chhabra Soni
Dr. Soni, who has been a dentist for over 17 years, began her dentistry career in India with a bachelor degree in Dental surgery in 1998. After practicing Dentistry in India for 4 years, she traveled and performed dental services in countries like Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Jamaica. In 2005, she moved to the US, and in 2008 completed her DMD degree from the Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University. She’s always had a passion for treating children, which led her to complete a residency in Pediatric Dentistry at Staten Island University Hospital. This further enhanced her education and experience.
As a dentist, Dr. Soni is very gentle and caring. With her tender words and comforting smile, she has the knack for making her young patients feel at ease during their treatment. Her natural skills, combined with her expertise and experience gained over years of education and practice make her an excellent choice as dental provider for your children.
Dr. Soni is an attending pediatric dentist at North Shore LIJ Hospital, Staten Island, NY, for their pediatric dental residency program. She is also on staff at Saint Peters University Hospital, New Brunswick, and Livingston Surgery Center, affiliated with Saint Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, where she routinely performs dental surgeries under general anesthesia. Dr. Soni takes out time to volunteer for Marian Rose World Mission, where she participates in overseas dental outreach programs. She routinely participates in health fairs conducted by Saint Peters University Hospital, and conducts free dental screenings for child care centers. She also volunteers for MyGoal Autism, where she often talks to parents of children with special needs about their dental healthcare.
Dr. Soni is American Board of Pediatric Dentistry certified Pediatric Dentist. Dr. Soni is also a member of the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association and New Jersey Dental Association.
Dr. Soni is married and a proud mother of two. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, volunteering at her children’s schools, and traveling.
Dr. Jenan Agnihotri
I believe in treating every child as if they were my own family.” This has been the treatment belief of Dr. Agnihotri since she started practicing dentistry. Graduating from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2005, Dr Agnihotri practiced as a General Dentist in Manhattan for seven years, before returning to residency to pursue her original passion of Pediatric Dentistry. After two years at Staten Island University Hospital, Dr. Agnihotri has returned to her home of New Jersey to practice. Seeing children grow up with a nice, smile, and healthy mouth is one of the most rewarding things about being a Pediatric Dentist.
In her personal time, Dr. Agnihotri enjoys traveling with her husband, cooking, reading, and playing with her dog, Scrappy
Board Certification: Board Eligible
Dr. Michael Freda
Dr. Freda attended Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he received a Bachelor's of Science. He proceeded to attend Tufts University for his D.M.D., followed by a General Practice Residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He practiced as a general dentist for one year and returned to school for his Certificate in Orthodontics at UMDNJ, which is now part of the Rutgers University system. Dr. Freda has been in the private practice of orthodontics for thirty years. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Essex County Dental Society, New Jersey Association of Orthodontists, and the Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists. He is an Invisalign Premier provider and has been voted by his peers to New Jersey Top Dentists for the last six years. Dr. Freda continues to love practicing and enjoys the relationships that he develops with both children and adult patients. Dr. Freda is a resident of Morris County where he lives with his wife and four children. Outside of work, he enjoys running and spending time with his family and his dog.
Dr. Catherine Woo
Born in the suburbs of New Jersey, moved to Taipei, Taiwan in fifth grade and then returned to New York City for higher education, Dr. Woo has always enjoyed cultural diversity, meeting new people and taking on new challenges. Dr. Woo studied Biology at Columbia University - Columbia College for her bachelor’s degree, and then continued at Columbia University for both her dental school and specialty training in orthodontics, earning her DDS and Masters of Science degree.
Dr. Woo was selected as one of seven residents out of hundreds of applicants to the prestigious three year orthodontics program at Columbia University. She was trained in conventional straight wire, Invisalign, Damon, temporary anchorage devices (TADs), and multi-disciplinary techniques, among others. She has treated a great variety of difficult cases, including severe open bite, Class II, Class III, and surgical cases.
Dr. Woo enjoys the unique patients she encounters every day and tries to find individualized and creative ways to achieve the best smiles in the most efficient way. She loves making new connections with new patients and their families and finds great satisfaction with her line of work as an orthodontist. Her patients are her utmost priority and she strives to make treatment as comfortable as possible in a friendly and fun environment.
Dr. Woo is a American Board of Orthodontics certified orthodontist. Dr. Woo is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, North Eastern Society of Orthodontics, and the Bronx County Dental Society. In her spare time, she loves to discover new restaurants, enjoys a good outdoor workout, and cooking up a good meal for friends and family.