Our Team

 Jay Cazes-DDS, MAGD

 
  Dr. Jay Cazes received his degree in Biochemistry from the State University of Stony Brook before going on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Georgetown University in 1990. Dr. Jay then completed a general practice residency at Staten Island University Hospital and received advanced orthodontics training from the United States Dental Institute.

Some of the procedures that he enjoys completing the most involve comprehensive orthodontics, dental implant therapy, and endodontics (root canals.)

Outside of work, Dr. Jay enjoys running and recreational bicycling on long distance rides. He has completed the Grand Fondo in New Jersey a number of times, as well as the Princeton Century Ride and Revolutionary Ramble. He and Dr. Janice have two children that they enjoy spending time with.
 

 Janice Cazes-DDS, MAGD

 
  Dr. Janice Cazes earned a degree in Physics (with High Honors) from Rochester Institute of Technology, before completing her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Georgetown University in 1988. She completed a general practice residency program at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York and a mini-residency in New York, where she focused on periodontics.
While she loves the entire dental field, her passion is in aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry, and she is a member of the Academy of Facial Aesthetics.

When Dr. Janice isn’t in the office, she is an avid marathoner. In fact, she’s run both the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton, PA as well as the Boston Marathon. If you’re out and about in town, there’s a good chance you’ll spot her, squeezing in a long run as she trains for her next race.
 

 Arthur Nusbaum-DDS

 
 
 Dr. Arthur Nusbaum has had a long and distinguished career in the dental field.  Dr. Nusbaum received his dental degree from Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry, completed one year residency program, at Beth Israel Medical in Newark, NJ., and  served as a Dental Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service, Division of Indian Health in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.  He then practiced family dentistry in both Flanders and at West Morris Dental, PC, prior to joining Sparta Dental Associates.

He is on the Medical Staff of Saint Clare's Medical System in Denville, NJ.  He actively attends numerous dental seminars and is a member of the Seattle Dental Study Club, which is dedicated to excellence in continuing dental education.  Dr. Nusbaum volunteers his time, over many years, as a Board Member of the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority.  He is also an avid photographer.

Meet Our Amazing Team


 
Karen Van Allen – Patient Care Coordinator

Karen was born in NY and raised in NJ.  She is married to Douglas, and has two adult children, Don and Kate.  Her joy is her granddaughter Kylie.

She has had various careers, data entry at a hospital, manger of a clothing store, and bank teller.  In 2002 Karen started at Sparta Dental Associates.

She enjoys knitting, cooking and old movies.

 
Rose Raffino – Patient Care Coordinator

Rose graduated from Rowan University with a degree in Management Information Systems.  She was a computer programmer before coming to Sparta Dental Associates in 2001.  She started as a Dental Assistant and obtained her radiology certification.   She is now a Patient Care Coordinatior at the front desk.   

Rose is married and has four daughters.

 
Florence Bonaides –Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Florence is a little camera shy.  Keep checking back for her picture and bio.

 
Juliann Smith-Registerd Dental Assistant (RDA)

Juliann is a graduate of County College of Morris and holds an associate degree  in business management.  She has been a Registerd Dental Assistant for over 20 years and continues her education as a member of the American Dental Association.

In her spare time Juliann enjoys hand painting glassware, taking kickboxing classes and spending time with her boyfriend.
Tammy Weir-Dental Assistant 

Tammy grew up in Chester, New Jersey and is a 1984 graduate of Mendham High School.

She attended Morris County College and graduated in 1985 with a Certification in Dental Assisting.  Out of school she worked for a periodontist and in 1986 began working with Dr. Nusbaum and has been with him ever since.  

She is married and has 2 children.  In her spare time she likes spending time with her family, working in the yard, hanging with the dogs and going to the Jersey Shore.