Skilled Dentist – Washington, NJ

Get to Know Dr. Maureen Maximos

For Dr. Maximos, there’s no better feeling than being able to help patients achieve their best oral health while improving their pearly whites. With several years of experience and counting, she constantly works on honing her craft so that she can provide life-changing dental treatments. She finds the best part about her job is being able to boost her patient’s confidence as well as their overall quality of life. To learn more about her before your visit, keep reading below for her background and credentials.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Ever since she was five years old, Dr. Maximos had known that she wanted to be a dentist. This was mainly due to her childhood dentist, who she remembers as kind, gentle, and always made every appointment enjoyable. For this reason, she chose to pursue a career in dentistry, as she wanted to provide the same level of care to others while also helping to shift people’s fears about getting dental treatment.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Maximos began her career in the dental field by first attending Rutgers University to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Biology. She then went on to study at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry where she was on the Dean’s List and was a recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship. She also spent time as the President of the General Dentistry Club while in dental school and was a member of the Class Executive Board.

Dr. Maximos has undergone extensive training in various topics throughout her education and is certified in Basic Life Support, CPR, and Invisalign. She’s also a proud and active member of several prestigious organizations such as the:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

When she isn’t at the office improving and beautifying others’ smiles, Dr. Maximos is spending time with her amazing husband and their puppy, Remi. She’s passionate about fitness and enjoys going to her Orange Theory classes, hiking, going on walks, and cooking healthy meals. She also likes to travel and hopes to visit every continent at least once. One incredible fact about her: she’s never had a single cavity!