Dr. Nick and Dr. C are Maplewood’s smile experts

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Dr. Nicolas Freda

Dr. Nick earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Lehigh University, and went on to get his doctorate of dental medicine from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. While there, he found his passion for research, education, and working with patients of all ages. He continued his academic career at the New York University college of Dentistry where he earned his certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Since graduating, Dr. Nick has stayed on at NYU as a part time faculty teaching in the dental students and orthodontic residents. When not teaching orthodontics, presenting research findings, or helping his patients find their best smiles, he enjoys spending time with friends and family and enjoys puzzles and building with Lego® bricks.


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Dr. Elena Ciciolla

Dr. Elena Ciciolla (“Dr. C” for short) earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Florida. She continued her education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Ciciolla spent two years training in a general practice residency with New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital where she continues to work today as a part time clinical faculty.  After her general practice residency, she obtained her specialty certificate in pediatric dentistry from NYU Langone. Dr. C served as Chief Resident for both her general practice and pediatric residencies. When Dr. C is not working, she enjoys spending time with her friends and fiancé. Together they enjoy traveling, dining out, and spending time with family.