700 North Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07208(855) 295-4096   Request Appointment | Español
700 North Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(855) 295-4096
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Our Doctors and Staff

Dr. Jacob Plawner

Dr.Jacob Plawner

Dr. Plawner graduated Rutgers College, New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1978. Four years later in 1982 he received his general dental degree from Northwestern University with Honors in Periodontics.

Dr. Plawner continually completes continuing education in many areas of dentistry including implants, orthodontics and gum treatments. He is certified in Zoom Whitening and Invisalign. He is a member of several professional organizations including:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The New Jersey Dental Association
  • International Association for Orthodontics
  • The American Association for Functional Orthodontics
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellowship, American Dental Implant Association

Dr. Plawner has earned and been awarded the prestigious degree of Masters of Implantology by the American Dental Implant Association. Dr. Plawner has studied with and been mentored for over 200 hours by leading experts in the field of implants. "We can now extract a tooth, place an implant, and replace the lost tooth in a single visit!" states Dr. Plawner. "The surgery is minimally invasive, minimizing discomfort, the number of visits, time in the office, and cost! It's extremely gratifying to to provide these life-changing treatments and enhance peoples' lives. It makes all my effort worthwhile and reminds me why I chose dentistry as my profession for life."

Practicing in Elizabeth since 1986 he has become an asset in the community, contributing his professional services and time to Donated Dental Services of NJ as well as the Police Athletic League and AIDS Walk-A-Thon.

Dr. Plawner is a lifelong resident of New Jersey. Dr. Plawner and his wife Cindy have been married since 1983. They are very proud of their three children Jennifer, Jason and Amanda. And let us not forget Chester, the family's pet miniature poodle. His hobbies include tennis, swimming, biking and traveling.

Dr. Plawner recently received the highest award of the International Dental Implant Association, reaching Diplomate status. Click here to read the press release: "International Dental Implant Association Awards Existing Member With Highest Status In Prestigious Organization".

Dr. Gamzeh

Dr. Gamzeh

With extensive knowledge of cosmetic and implant dentistry, Dr. Liron Gamzeh is uniquely qualified to carry on the North Broad Family Dental tradition of excellence in dentistry.

Dr. Gamzeh strives to continuously educate himself to compliment his clinical experience as dentistry is a rapidly evolving field. Dr. Gamzeh is known to his patients for his caring and compassionate attitude as well as his refreshing sense of humor, making dental visits an all-around positive experience.

Dr. Gamzeh received his B.A. in psychology from Yeshiva University, and then received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the prestigious Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He went on to complete his general practice residency program at the Veteran’s Hospital in East Orange, NJ. During his residency, Dr. Gamzeh treated highly dental phobic patients with severe tooth trauma and erosion. He was able to show his true appreciation for our country’s veterans by delivering the finest dental care in a sensitive and caring manner.

Dr. Gamzeh has performed extensive cosmetic procedures and thoroughly studied the science of implant restorative techniques. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the NJ Dental Association as well as a donator to the Disabled American Veteran’s Charity. Dr. Gamzeh currently resides in Teaneck, NJ, with his wife Dafna, who works as a health insurance consultant. He enjoys playing bass guitar, relaxing with family and friends, and scenic hikes.

Dr. Atlas

At North Broad Family Dental we have always been sensitive to our patients that experience a phobia towards dental treatment.North Broad Family Dental has joined with Dr. Atlas, a board certified anesthesiologist, to bring general anesthesia to our office.

North Broad Family Dental's patients can now safely receive anesthesia, (sleep dentistry) for a wide range of dental procedures, without going to a hospital. Dr. Atlas is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management.

When Dr. Atlas is not at work, he is publishing articles and books or teaching other professionals. He has over 70 publications available.

Dr. Anerousis

Dr. Anerousis is a New Jersey native and grew up in Union, NJ. Dr. Anerousis attended Fairleigh Dickinson University where she earned her undergraduate degree in Biology.

Dr. Anerousis matriculated to New York University College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University in 1991. She completed her General Practice Residency at Staten Island University Hospital in 1992.

With over 20 years of general dentistry experience, she performs all phases of general dentistry including endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. She has established herself as a skillful dentist with a warm bedside manner.

Dr. Anerousis has performed dentistry throughout Manhattan and New Jersey and now has returned to her roots in Union County. We are thrilled to have Dr. Marydee Anerousis join our team at North Broad Family Dental.


Back Row (l-r): Yesenia Matute - Dental Assistant, Lina Ramirez - Insurance Coordinator, Blanca Monroy - Front Desk Coordinator, Lucia Bravo - Dental Assistant, Mirileidy Parra - Financial/Treatment Plan Coordinator, Veronica Galvez - Dental Assistant

Front Row (l-r): Maritza Sarmiento - Reg Dental Hygienist, Dr. Jacob Plawner, Dr. Anueeti Singla, Oscar Martinez - Orthodontic Assistant

Barbara L Harris, Practice Administrator

Not pictured: Shirley Rojas - Flores-Front Desk Coordinator, Guillermo Ramirez - Office Technican

Office Hours

8:00am - 7:00pm
8:00am - 7:00pm
9:00am - 3:00pm
8:00am - 7:00pm
2:00pm - 5:00pm
7:00am - 1:00pm
By appointment only