John R. Kukucka, DMD in Manasquan NJ, Barnegat NJ
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  • Offices in
  • Manasquan
  • Barnegat
  • Areas of Practice:
  • Periodontics

John R. Kukucka, DMD

About Us

The practice of John R. Kukucka, DMD was established in 1985 and is dedicated to providing quality personal care to each of our patients.

Our practice specializes in both surgical and non-surgical treatment of periodontal diseases including cosmetic repair of damaged gum tissue. Since 1989 we have been placing and maintaining dental implants when teeth are lost, but our emphasis is on saving as many natural teeth as possible. Our promise to our patients is to always give our best to provide excellent care and results.

Your comfort is very important to us. For anxious patients we offer sedation with nitrous oxide, oral medication, or intravenous sedation montored by an anesthesiologist. All of our rooms are equipped with televisions and headphones with a music source, so you can relax and enjoy music or a TV show while your treatment is completed. Use our music library or bring your favorite CD!

Our Dentist

Dr. John R. Kukucka

Dr. John R. Kukucka has been a practicing periodontist since 1984.

Dr. Kukucka has served as President of MOCDS from 2011-2012 and President of NJSP from 2000-2002. He is an active Trustee of the MOCDS and a Delegate to NJDA. He also serves on the Periodontal Peer Review committee for the NJDA.

Dr. Kukucka is the Director of two dental education study clubs: the Jersey Shore ITI (International Team for Implantology) Study Club, whose 28 members meet quarterly keeping up to date with the latest techniques in dental implant dentistry and a SPEAR advanced dental education study club.

Education & Training
  • Bucknell University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry
  • Post-doctoral advanced periodontal training at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
  • Hospital Affiliations
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center
  • Teaching Appointments
  • Teaches dental residents at Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he is head of the Periodontics section within the Department of Dentistry
  • Professional Memberships
    • American Academy of Periodontology
    • American Dental Association (ADA)
    • New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA)
    • Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society (MOCDS)
    • New Jersey Society of Periodontists (NJSP)
    Our Services

    A Periodontist is the only dental specialist with the advanced education to realistically determine the risks and benefits of treating teeth with periodontal problems or in need of crown lengthening surgery versus replacing them with implants.

    Armed with that information, you the patient can then make your treatment decision considering both the short and long-term prognosis of each plan, making a thorough cost-benefit analysis based on your personal finances and insurance coverage.

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    Manasquan Location
    Phone: (732) 223-6000
    Fax: (732) 223-6129
    Monday: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Saturday: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Sunday: Closed
    Barnegat Location
    Phone: (609) 698-5200
    Fax: (609) 698-5290
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5:20 PM
    Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed