Meet the Doctors


Dr. Danielle Kelner

Dr. Danielle Kelner graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia and earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine) in 2006. She completed her residency in periodontics and implants at New York University. 

She has been named a Top Dentist in New Jersey Monthly Magazine, and she is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Her goal is to make patients feel comfortable and help them understand the necessary treatments provided. Dr. Kelner regularly takes continuing education courses and holds membership with both the American Dental Association and the Greater Westfield Dental Society.

Dr. Kelner has three young children and enjoys traveling in her spare time. She also loves working with her father, Dr. Richard Kelner.


Dr. Richard Kelner

Dr. Richard Kelner graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, after which he became involved with the alumni association and booster club there. He attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey for both his dental and periodontal degrees. Dr. Kellner was not only a Chief Resident as a post-doctoral student but also taught at the graduate and post-graduate school for over ten years. Additionally, he held a seat on the Board of Overseers for the School of Dentistry for five years. Dr. Kelner’s goal is to help his patients maintain their natural teeth in a functional and esthetic way for as long as possible.

He is continually taking advanced continuing education courses in periodontics and general dentistry and lectures locally about integrative medicine, periodontal therapy, and implants to the public, fellow dentists, and physicians. Dr. Kelner has published several articles in his field and has lectured at major conferences, including the International Association of Dental Research. Dr. Kelner is the Program Chair for the Greater Westfield Dental Study Club, where local dentists are exposed to the latest concepts in the various disciplines by regional dental experts. 

Throughout his career, Dr. Kelner has been a member of many organizations, including the New Jersey and American Academy of Periodontics as well as the America Dental Association. He has been voted Top Dentist by Consumer Research several times.