Dr. Evan Ridge, Dentist
Dr. Evan Ridge is originally from Rockland County, New York. He attended the University of Delaware and graduated with honors with a degree in exercise physiology and biology. Dr. Ridge’s passion for science and art led him to pursue a career in dentistry. He pursued his DMD at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, where he was honored with an Award of Merit from the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. After graduating with his DMD, Dr. Ridge was accepted to the prestigious General Practice Residency program at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in Bronx, NY, where he pursued advanced training in all areas of dentistry, including cosmetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Ridge is an active member of the dental community, including membership in the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
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Dr. Gregory Strait, Dentist
Dr. Gregory Strait completed his undergraduate studies at Georgetown University and received a bachelors degree in Health Studies. He went on to earn a doctorate in dental medicine from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Upon completing his advanced training in General Practice Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Dr. Strait was honored by his colleagues and attending physicians with the title of Resident of the Year.
By offering solutions to restore or replace teeth in a compassionate environment, Dr. Strait treats patients honestly with modern and long-lasting dentistry. Dr. Strait is passionate about involving patients in treatment planning, educating patients about treatment options, and encourages them to take charge of their oral health.
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Dr. Ramin Bahram, CEO/Founder
Ramin Bahram is the CEO and Founder of Dental Arts Group. Dr. Bahram obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Massachusetts, and obtained his Doctorate in Dentistry from the prestigious Tufts School of Dental Medicine. After his graduation, he completed his specialty training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Temple University Hospital. Once he completed his studies, he founded the Oral Surgery Consultants of Pennsylvania–a successful oral surgery and dental implant practice in the Philadelphia region.
Dr. Bahram is board certified in Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He founded Dental Arts Group in 2012 with two goals in mind: to create an amazing workplace and to spread happiness amongst its team members and patients.
Dr. Ali Arastu, Periodontist
Dr. Arastu completed his undergraduate studies and received a
Bachelor of Arts in Classics and Religion from Boston University.
He then earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. He completed
a 3-year residency in periodontology at the University of Texas
Health Science Center at Houston, School of Dentistry. During this
residency, Dr. Arastu also earned a Masters in Oral Biology (MS),
with his thesis focused on the use of various lasers in the treatment
of periodontally compromised teeth.He is now a part-time faculty at University of
Pennsylvania Department of Periodontology.
Ceil, Office Liaison
Ceil brings over twenty years of dental knowledge, experience, and a tremendous amount of compassion to our team at Dental Arts Group Pitman. Ceil is passionate about making sure our patient’s experience consistently exceeds expectations. Accommodating new patients and same-day emergencies every day allow Ceil to shine as the Dental Arts Group Pitman’s Practice Liaison. Helping patients understand their dental benefits and educating patients without insurance about the Dental Arts Group Savings Plan, help patients afford and budget for necessary dental treatment. Ceil is also awesome at answering clinical questions patients may have, calling on her years of experience as a dental assistant and dental laboratory technician.
When Ceil is not in the office, she is surely in the company of her two dogs Maggie and Monkey or tending to her horses GG and Rebel.
Jessica, Dental Assistant
Originally from South Jersey, Jessica brings over 10 years of experience in dentistry to our office. Jessica is a CDA or Certified Dental Assistant. She loves being able to help educate patients ondentistry and their oral health She strives to make patients feel at ease during their visit and answer any questions they may have. When she isn't at work, she loves spending time at home or camping with her husband Matt and her dog Ruger.
Amy started in the dental field as a registered dental assistant, then went back to school for dental hygiene. She graduated from Burlington County College with honors. She also received the Excellence in Communication award from the Southern Dental Society. She has over 10 years working in the dental field. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her two sons and her boyfriend. She also enjoys going to the beach and participating in charitable events with Garden State Jeep Club.