Dare to have the smile
you've always wanted.

Our Office
277 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, New Jersey 07006
(973) 228-0252


If you're looking for a dentist that genuinely cares about creating a long-lasting relationship with you and your family, our practice is the place for you. At Delicate Dentistry of The Caldwells, we treat you with the respect and compassion you deserve. Our high-quality dental services allow us to improve and protect your smile for years to come. Our team, led by Dr. Shannel Beckles, is excited to meet you and learn how we can meet your unique dental needs.

We're happy to serve as a dependable dentist to Caldwell residents and individuals in its surrounding communities. Our dental care encompasses preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. Whether you need a routine teeth cleaning or dental implant placements, you're in good hands with us.

You can find our dental office at the corner of Bloomfield Ave. and Forest Ave. near Caldwell University and Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historic Site. If you reside in any nearby areas, our office is accessible from I-280 and US 46. Call us today to schedule your next appointment with our friendly and skilled dental team!


Our Excellent Dental Services

When you visit our Caldwell dental office for the first time, we'll use technology like x-rays to conduct an extensive oral exam. By looking at the condition of your teeth, gums, and jawbones, we can determine which of our services is right for you. We'll also begin monitoring your smile to ensure it doesn't develop serious dental complications like tooth decay and gum disease, which can be costly to treat. After our team has examined your smile, they'll create your personalized treatment plan that outlines our recommended services. You can adjust your plan at any time so that it fits your comfort level and budget.

We can begin treating patients as young as three years old. Our high-quality dental services include, but are not limited to:

Committed to Your Comfort

Our Caldwell dentist and his staff strive to make you feel as comfortable as possible during your appointment. As such, our team will treat you like a member of our own family. We always have time to answer your questions and walk you step-by-step through treatments and procedures. Our team also understands that life happens and will work with you to reschedule appointments when necessary. We'll work around your busy work and personal schedules to find a date and time that works best for you.

Easing Dental Anxiety

Each year, countless individuals put off getting the professional dental care they need because of dental anxiety. As a result, easily treatable dental problems can turn into painful and costly oral complications. We strive to help patients with anxiety feel relaxed and calm during their appointment. We'll take breaks during your appointment to help you feel comfortable and perform procedures while respecting your anxiety.

A Caldwell Dental Office You Can Trust

At Delicate Dentistry of The Caldwells, we're passionate about giving you the exceptional dental services you deserve. Whether you're looking for a new dentist or looking to schedule your first dental visit in years, we're here for you. Call us today to schedule your next appointment!


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The word periodontal means “around the tooth”.  Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth.  Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva.  If plaque is not removed, it turns into calculus (tartar).  When plaque and calculus are not removed, they begin to destroy the gums and bone.  Periodontal disease is characterized by red, swollen, and bleeding gums.Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it!  Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the...

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. Orthodontists are dental specialists who have completed additional years of education and training beyond dental school to become experts in aligning teeth and jaws.The most common orthodontic treatment is braces, which use brackets, wires, and rubber bands to gradually move teeth into their proper positions. Other orthodontic appliances, such as aligners or retainers, may also be used to achieve a straighter...

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are specialists with advanced training and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of various head and neck conditions and injuries.  After four years of dental school, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon completes four to six years of additional formal training in treating the craniomaxillofacial complex.  This specialty is one of 9 dental specialties recognized internationally and by the American Dental Association (ADA). An oral and maxillofacial surgeon can diagnose and treat a wide variety conditions. ...

A dental implant is essentially an artificial tooth root which is attached to the jaw bone.  Eventually, a replacement tooth or bridge will be firmly fixed to this root, restoring complete function to the tooth.  The key to a successful and long-lasting implant is the quality and quantity of jawbone to which the implant will be attached.  If bone has been lost due to injury or periodontal disease, a sinus augmentation can raise the sinus floor to allow for new bone formation. In the most common sinus augmentation technique, a tiny incision...

It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness.  However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection, and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health.  Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now able to offer more options for restoring a tooth back to its normal shape, appearance and function. Should your teeth ever require a restorative treatment, you can rest assured knowing we will always...

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