Jon Molinare, DMD

drJon Dr. Jon combines his passion for dentistry, education, and more than 25 years of work experience to lead to exceptional restorative and cosmetic results. Dr. Jon is a lifelong resident of Morris County and currently lives in Whippany with his wife and three daughters. He has practiced in Cedar Knolls for over 25 years. Dr. Jon traveled to Madagascar and Guatemala on volunteer medical missions that have resulted in the treatment of over 1,500 children. Dr. Jon takes 60 continuing education credits each year in dedication to the dental arts. Take a peek at his education and get results you can believe in.


  • Southampton College of Long Island University
  • Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Aesthetic Advantage NYU School of Dentistry
  • Laser Certification in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry

Professional Associations

  • American Dental Association
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • Tri-County Dental Society
  • Morris Seminars/Seattle Study Club
  • Past member of the American Society of Dentistry for Children
  • Past member of the American Endodontic Society
  • Healing The Children organization

Additional Training

Dr. Jon has a master’s certification in cosmetic dentistry, which includes training in teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and crown and bridge work. He also has training in tooth extractions and root canal therapy, and is certified in BIOLASE hard/soft tissue laser use.

CJ Galdieri III, DMD

Dr. Galdieri has been serving the dental needs of patients throughout
Northern and Central New Jersey since 1990. His expertise in the fields of
restorative, esthetic, prosthetic, implant, and general dentistry has
enabled him to provide his patients with the highest standard of care. His
thorough and compassionate manner extends to his treatment of patients of
all ages. As a devoted father of four, and uncle to nine nieces and
nephews, Dr. CJ has great fondness for children. His fifteen years of
experience working in a nursing home also helped to foster his ability to
treat his elderly patients with respect and kindness.

Dr. CJ is a standing member of the American Dental Association. He is also
on the dental staff of Morristown Memorial Hospital, in Morristown, NJ. He
was a member of Morris Seminars, a study club, for ten years. He has
completed the 3i Implant Synergy Class devoted to the newest advancements
in Implant Dentistry.

Meet Our Team

You can feel comfortable with our team at Molinare Dental Group because we are friendly while providing professional dental services. We take pride in our care and enjoy serving the families who visit our dentist in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. Come and meet the team members who help you on the path to great oral health.

Carina—Registered Dental Hygienist
Carina is the hygienist in our office. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a bachelor’s degree in biology and then went on to receive her hygiene degree from UMDNJ. Carina has worked in the dental field for 14 years, in which she has gained great experience in general and pediatric dentistry. Carina is also bilingual and has been a great addition to helping our Spanish-speaking patients. As a dental hygienist, her goal is to motivate her patients to achieve great oral health and develop lasting relationships. She is looking forward to helping you get on the road to a healthier, brighter smile.

Barbara—Registered Dental Hygienist
Barbara received a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science from UMDNJ. Upon graduation she worked towards an advanced hygiene certificate. This certification encompassed emphasis on periodontology, pathology and nonsurgical treatment. In addition, received certification in Local Anesthesia. Her dedication to deliver comprehensive, comfortable treatment to all patients is always first. Barbara lives in Morris County with her husband and three daughters. She is a busy soccer, track, and dance mom. Her hobbies include biking, hiking and cooking.

Dara—Office Manager
As the office manager, Dara has developed a strong and lasting relationship with the patients and team here. She is always available to assist you in all of your scheduling, insurance, and account needs. She has a B.S. in entrepreneurial studies from Fairleigh Dickinson University and looks forward to making your experience in our office a pleasant one.

AnnMarie is the happy voice you hear on the phone when you call our office! She can help you with scheduling appointments as well as billing and insurance questions. After owning her own business for many years, AnnMarie has become a priceless member of our staff!

Meet Karen! How wonderful to have Karen back at the office! Her past experience here at our office as well as years of experience in hospitality make Karen a joy to work with! She can help with all of your dental office needs.