Dentist Brick & Toms River, NJ

All our professionals at Ocean Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Tim Strouse, D.M.D.
Dr. Timothy A. Strouse is a native of Phillipsburg, New Jersey where he graduated from Phillipsburg High School. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from William Paterson University, he earned his dental degree from Temple University School of Dentistry.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, and Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Society.

In Dr. Strouse's free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters, playing baseball as a member of the United States Amateur Baseball League, and traveling.



Dr. Robert Berman

Dr. Robert J. Berman is originally from Fair Lawn, NJ where he graduated from Fair Lawn Senior High School.  After earning a degree in Biologic Science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, he earned his dental degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry.

He has been a member of the Academy of General Dentistry for over 30 years.

Dr. Berman has a wife, two daughters, and three grandchildren.  He enjoys spending time with his family, biking, playing racquetball, and relaxing at the beach.

Sue Stockman, R.D.H

Sue is a registered Dental Hygienist with 35 years experience. She graduated from NH Technical Institute in Concord, NH and is a native of Nashua, NH. She now resides in Forked River with her husband. Together they have 3 grown daughters. Sue likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoys traveling.






Stephanie Viera, R.D.H

Stephanie received her degree in Dental Hygiene in 2016 from Middlesex County College, graduating with high honors.  She is a strong advocate for providing home care education to help patients understand the benefits that come with proper care. She thoroughly enjoys what she does, and with her wonderful personality, clinical skills and attention to detail, she is a true asset to our team.




Darlene Hardley, D.A.

Dental Assistant for five years with license limited to Dental Radiology.





Donna Van Nosdall

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Andrea Matthews, CDA 

After working as a receptionist in a dental office during high school, Andrea realized her interest in dentistry. Andrea became very passionate about caring for her patients and eventually transitioned to assisting, which led her down the career path of a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA). She enjoys building relationships with her patients and finds their trust very important. Her favorite part of her job is listening, educating and striving for a higher standard of dental care making sure her patients feel comfortable and leave happy.



Michele A..

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Denise T.

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