Dr. Emil J.A. Cappetta


Dr. Cappetta was born and raised in Summit, NJ, and later completed his BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. From there, Dr. Cappetta moved to New York City to attend dental school at Columbia University, where he received his degree with a concentration in oral & maxillofacial surgery. Afterwards, he received specialty training in oral & maxillofacial surgery at Bellevue Hospital and New York University’s Medical and Dental centers. There he became chief resident of the OMFS service, and received extensive training in dentoalveolar surgery, maxillofacial trauma and reconstruction, oral pathology, facial cosmetic and orthognathic surgery, and performing general & sedation anesthesia to adult and pediatric groups.

Dr. Cappetta is board eligible in oral & maxillofacial surgery, and is certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support from the American College of Cardiology, and Advanced Trauma Life Support from the American College of Surgeons. Additionally, he is involved in the dental and OMFS communities through memberships with the local and national groups including the American Dental Association and The American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Cappetta is affiliated and has been granted operating room and treatment privileges at Clara Maass Medical Center of RWJ Barnabas Health in Belleville, Along with Hackensack UMC Mountainside Hospital of Montclair where he also provides educational lectures and hands-on instruction to the dental residents.