Welcome to Our Practice

Welcome to Smiles on Essex, your dentist in Millburn, NJ

Welcome! Dr. Margaret McIntyre and Dr. Kiera Rosen are thrilled to welcome you to Smiles on Essex, our third-generation dental practice! In 1952, Dr. Daniel McIntyre opened his dental office and loved taking exceptional care of his patients for 45 years.  He passed his love of the profession on to his daughter Margaret, who is thrilled to welcome her daughter, Dr. Kiera Rosen to the practice. Dr. McIntyre and Dr. Rosen are excited to continue the tradition of providing excellent care in a compassionate manner to their patients.

We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a website loaded with valuable information about dental and dental problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your teeth.

Our website also provides you with background about our, staff, office hours, insurance policies, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office in and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. We want you to feel confident that when you choose to visit us, you will be treated by professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for our capabilities and services. We also invite you to email or call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions. Thank you.

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Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule


8:20 am - 2:00 pm


10:00 am-5:00 pm


8:20 am-2:00 pm


8:20 am-12:00 pm




8:00 am-2:00 pm 2X/Month



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  • Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient

    Patient Rights You have a right to choose your own dentist and schedule an appointment in a timely manner. You have a right to know the education and training of your dentist and the dental care team. You have a right to arrange to see the dentist every time you receive dental treatment, subject to ...

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  • Crowns and Bridges

    Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship between upper and lower teeth.Bridges are sometimes referred ...

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  • Veneers

    Teeth that are badly stained, shaped, or crooked may be improved by a veneer placed on the surface of the affected teeth.Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic cemented over the front of your teeth to change their color or shape. Veneers are used on teeth with uneven surfaces or that are chipped, ...

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  • April 2022 Dental Newsletter

    The Importance of Preventive Care: Maintaining Good Oral Health Preventative dental care is a significant part of overall dental health, but it's often an afterthought. Our dedicated dentist sees many patients who don’t keep up with consistent preventative oral care and then must fix the problems ...

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  • Fillings

    Frequently asked questions: dental fillings Are dental amalgams safe? Is it possible to have an allergic reaction to amalgam? Is it true that dental amalgams have been banned in other countries? Is there a filling material that matches tooth color? If my tooth doesn't hurt and my filling is still in ...

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  • Sealants

    Sealants are liquid coatings that harden on the chewing surfaces of teeth and are showing a great deal of effectiveness in preventing cavities—even on teeth where decay has begun. The pits and grooves of your teeth are prime areas for opportunistic decay. Even regular brushing sometimes misses these ...

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  • Overview

    Pain can occur in any number of places in your mouth: teeth, gums, roots, the palate, tongue and jaw. Cavities are a common culprit causing pain. Untreated cavities can impact nerves because of infections of the tooth and gums. Impacted and abscessed teeth and sore jaws from teeth grinding are other ...

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  • Toothaches

    Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving ...

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  • Scaling and Root Planing

    Some cases of acute periodontal (gum) disease that do not respond to more conventional treatment and self-care such as flossing may require a special kind of cleaning called scaling and root planing. The procedure begins with administration of a local anesthetic to reduce any discomfort. Then, a small ...

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  • Medications

    Some dental procedures, such as tooth extractions and oral surgery, may call for our office to prescribe medications before or after a procedure. These medications are used to prevent or fight an infection, or to relieve any post-operative discomfort and pain. For these reasons, it is extremely important ...

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What Our Patients Say About Us.

    Dr Margaret Mclntyre came recommended by a family friend she did some work for my daughter and she was very happy so I figured I give her a try I am very afraid of dentists and Dr Mclntyre and her staff was very Gentle with me I had only a few cavities done and a cleaning so far (Just Starting ) Dr Mclntyre is very patient and professional the staff very polite and accommodating my app was 10am and they were ready no waiting The Hygienist Kristin was also amazing painless and did a very good job since I haven’t been in dentist in a while I highly recommend Dr Margaret Mclntyre and Kristin for all your General Dentist needs Thank you


    We have been going to Dr. McIntyre for more than 15 years and the care and professionalism have always been outstanding. We highly recommend her office and staff.

    Dan Segal

    I've been her patient since day one and don't see me leaving any time soon. Dr. McIntyre is one of a kind. Very knowledgeable. Extremely friendly & courteous to her patients. Her staff is the best they treat you like family. definitely would recommend her to EVERYONE !!!! :)

    Cathy Evans

Our Location

Find us on the map conveniently located a short walk from Millburn Train Station