Meet The Dentists
Dr. Sarah C. Brevet
Dr. Sarah C. Brevet received her D.M.D. degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Upon graduation, she was awarded honors as a member of the dental honor society of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and received an award from the American Society of Dentistry for Children for outstanding proficiency in dentistry for children.
Dr. Brevet is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Christian Medical and Dental Society. One of her greatest joys as a dentist is working with Christian Dental Missions, an organization founded by Dr. Whilden, which provides dental care to underdeveloped regions of many parts of the world. She has participated in dental teams with Dr. Whilden in Honduras, Bolivia, Haiti, and India.
Dr. Brevet, her husband, Michael, and their daughter, Mercy, also live in Ocean Grove. The Brevets are active in their church and various organizations. She enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Dr. Dale C. Whilden
Dr. Dale C. Whilden graduated with his D.M.D. degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation he received numerous awards including the Johnson and Johnson Preventive Dentistry Award, the Academy of Oral Medicine Award, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award, and the Academy of Periodontology Award. Throughout his career as a dentist, Dr. Whilden has been recognized multiple times including receiving Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and being awarded as one of America's Top Dentists by the Asbury Park Press as a result of a reader's poll.
Among Dr. Whilden's active memberships are the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, the Monmouth County Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Christian Medical and Dental Society. He has also published numerous articles detailing his experiences with Christian Dental Missions, a non-profit organization that he founded and chairs. Christian Dental Missions organizes teams of dentists who travel to remote regions of the world to provide much needed dental care. Dr. Whilden has volunteered in Ecuador, South Korea, India, Haiti, Honduras, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Nicaragua, and Sierra Leone.
Dr. Whilden and his wife, Carol, live in Ocean Grove. Their son and his wife are now living in California. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing tennis, traveling and playing the trumpet with the Praise Team at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. Dr. Whilden also serves as a trustee of the Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association and is on the board of the New York City Rescue Mission.
Dr. Len Ciuffreda
Dr. Ciuffreda completed his B.S. degree at Bucknell University with honors in biology, and received inductions into the Scientific Research Society and the Biological Research Society. Awarded a four year full tuition academic scholarship, Dr. Ciuffreda graduated 5rh in his class from NYU College of Dentistry in 1995. In addition to being honored by induction into the National Dental Honor Society, he was the recipient of the David B. Kriser Award for Compassion, the ASDA Award of Excellence, the Pierre-Fauchard Award, the Arthur N. Caplin Award, and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award. In 1999 he was granted Diplomate status in the American Academy of Pain Management.
In private practice for over 20 years, Dr. Ciuffreda continues to receive local and national recognition for general, cosmetic, implant and family dentistry. He has been repeatedly named as one of "America's Best Dentists", "America's Top Dentist", and "New Jersey Top Dentists". Dr. Ciuffreda is a member of both the American Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry, and continues to further his dental knowledge and training through post graduate continuing education programs.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Ciuffreda is highly involved at Sayre Woods Bible Church in Old Bridge, New Jersey, where he serves as the Administrative Director of Ministries and preaches numerous times throughout the year. He was ordained at his church in 2016, and completed his Masters in Biblical and Theological Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2017. Dr. Ciuffreda also enjoys spending time with his family and friends, Civil War history, photography, astronomy, and is a big Snoopy/Peanuts fan.