200 Maple Avenue, Red Bank, NJ 07701

About Us


Johnathan Velardi, DDS , MS | Specialty Number #06961

Dr. Johnathan Peter Velardi, a Northern New Jersey native, received his dental degree from Howard University College of Dentistry in 2012. Dr. Velardi was commissioned as an officer in the United States Air Force and served as a dentist. During his service with the Air Force, he completed a one-year advanced education general dentistry residency at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California. Dr. Velardi served for three years in the United States Air Force and subsequently served for two years in the Air National Guard.

Following his active duty military service, he practiced as a general dentist in Northern New Jersey before starting an endodontic residency at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore. While at the University of Maryland, Dr. Velardi, was named Chief Resident and was awarded the Sherril Ann Siegel Memorial Endodontic Research Fellowship.His research has led to publications in the Journal of Endodontics and Scientific Reports. Dr. Velardi lives in Red Bank with his wife, Robin, and two children.

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Dr. Herbert Gutentag, DMD | Specialty Number #2042

Dr. Gutentag received his B.A. degree as a biology major from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. He received his dental training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, receiving his D.M.D. in 1966. He went on to New York University/French & Polyclinic Hospital to complete his training in the specialty of endodontics in 1973 and then began his private practice of endodontics in Red Bank, N.J.

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From 1985 through the present, Dr. Gutentag has been a consultant to the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry. He has been the Chief Attending of the Monmouth Medical Center's Endodontic Section and has served on the Dental Advisory Board from 1984 through the present. He was awarded "Teacher of the Year" by the residents for 2006-2007. He served as president and in every office of the Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society as well as Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. He belongs to the American Dental Association, American Association of Endodontists, and the New Jersey Dental Association. He has been a member and endodontic consultant to the Seattle Study Club, Jersey Coast Forum, from 1997 through the present.

Dr. Gutentag is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, and a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He was named as one of the Top Endodontists by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2002, 2009 and 2010.

Maintaining an involvement in numerous charitable endeavors, Dr. Gutentag served as Organizer and Examiner of Dental Screenings for underprivileged children K-8 in association with the Horizon Program at Rumson Country Day School from 1995 to 2008. He has participated in the Donated Dental Services program since 2000.

Dr. Gutentag served as a captain in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. He is a published author with articles that have appeared in dental journals and also holds a patent on an endodontic device. He also previously served as a consultant to Moller Microsurgical and Block Drug Corporation.

Among his interests, Dr. Gutentag enjoys deep sea fishing, travel, sports memorabilia and spending time with his family. He coached recreational soccer, basketball and baseball for many years.

Dr. Gutentag is proud to continue to offer his experience and endodontic skills to all patients seeking his care.

Dr. Mark Gelband, DDS | Specialty Number #2957

Dr. Gelband attended Boston University where he received a B.A. in biology in 1973. He then attended Georgetown University School of Dentistry, graduating Cum Laude in 1977 with a D.D.S. degree. He graduated in the top 10% of his dental school class and was selected as a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a national dental honor society.

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Continuing his education, Dr. Gelband attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. There he received his postdoctoral certificate in endodontics in 1979. He has been in private practice limited to endodontics in Red Bank, New Jersey, since 1980.

Dr. Gelband is currently a member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association and the Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society.

In keeping with his philosophy of service, Dr. Gelband has participated and treated patients in the Donated Dental Services Program and the Give Back A Smile™ Organization. He is presently an attending at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, New Jersey, where he teaches clinical endodontics to the general practice dental residents.

During his leisure hours, Dr. Gelband enjoys time with his family, golf, travel, and reading.

Dr. Gelband attends numerous continuing education programs to enable him to offer his patients the most current endodontic techniques and treatment. He provides expertise and gentle care for every patient.