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Dr. Polina Barenbaum is a dentist in East Windsor, NJ who would like to partner with you in achieving improved oral and total health for a lifetime.

A Few Words About Us

At Your Service Since 2012
We will examine your needs and together create a plan to maintain and improve your health within your desires and resources. With persistent care and continued growth, you will achieve all of your goals with a confident smile.
We are accepting new patients and offer comprehensive dental care including but not limited to examinations, cleanings, periodontal disease evaluation and treatment, root canal therapy, restorative procedures ,removal of teeth, dentures and partials, bondings, porcelain veneers, onlays, bridges, Implant tooth replacement, Invisalign clear braces and Zoom! Whitening. We make it a priority to run on time with our appointments.  Building a foundation of trust by treating our patientsas special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs and look forward to serving you. Make an appointment today…..we’ll give you a reason to smile!

Dr. Polina Barenbaum


“To provide outstanding care to patients who expect the very best and to educate them to become partners in their own dental health. We work for you, the patient. We are here to ensure you have the information you need to make informed decisions about your dental health, and to make your dental treatment as comfortable as possible. I look forward to welcoming you to my practice and being a part of your heath care team.”

Meet Our Team

Dr. Polina Barenbaum

General Dentistry
Dr Barenbaum is a highly trained professional who strives to provide excellence in the field of dentistry. Dr Barenbaum spends many hours on continuing education courses every year going far beyond the regulated requirements. She strongly believes that through continued education, she can provide excellent state of the art dentistry to her patients. Her main goal in dentistry is building trusted, valued relationships by providing outstanding, personal, and comfortable care to all her patients. Dr Barenbaum sincerely cares for her patients with the same quality and consideration she would want for herself. She recognizes that each patient has individual needs and excels at customizing a care plan to address them personally. Dr Barenbaum is committed to achieving beautiful smiles and making every effort to ensure that her patients are relaxed and comfortable during their treatment. Dr Barenbaum is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General dentistry, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and New Jersey Dental Association. Dr Barenbaum lives with her husband and their beautiful daughters, Jessica and Kimberly. In her spare time, Dr Barenbaum enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities, and travel.

Dr. Steven Reff

Dental Surgery
Dr. Steven Reff uses his extensive experience to provide the highest level of cosmetic and surgical care in a gentle, compassionate manner. He received his D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. While there, he graduated at the top of his class and was honored by his faculty by being inducted into the Gamma Pi Delta Prosthetic Honors Society. He also served as President on a variety of committees including the Dental School’s Global Outreach Program and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery study group. Following dental school, Dr. Reff completed his general, cosmetic and surgical-based training at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital. Upon completing his training Dr. Reff began treating patients in private practice. He was also invited to take a position at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine teaching postgraduate candidates and future dentists, and was additionally appointed admitting privileges. When he is not practicing dentistry or attending professional obligations, he enjoys hiking with his Yellow Lab, fly fishing, and relaxing with his wife Allison and their children


Dental Hygienist
Ashely has been a dental hygienist since 2013 and graduated from UMDNJ. She has always loved going to the dentist and became interested in dental hygiene during high school. Ashely always educates each patient on the importance of their oral health and will do so in a simple and understanding manner. Her caring and easy-going attitude will make any patient comfortable. Ashely is married and lives in South Plainfield with her husband, 3 cats and 1 dog. Originally from Florida, she has a love for the beach and warmer weather. In her spare time besides spending time with her husband and pets, she likes to work out, go to concerts, and take dance classes (specifically tap) which is something she did for 14 years while growing up.


Office Manager
Jessica has spent the last 19 years dedicating herself to both the clinical and clerical aspect of dentistry. She graduated with honors from dental assisting at Monmouth County Vocational School in June 2000. She is courteous, compassionate, and well versed in almost every insurance company and devotes herself to patient care. She has performed duties in both dental assisting and front desk managerial. She always stays up to date with the newest insurance and coding versions. Jessica is the first smile you see when you enter our office and always makes you feel warm and welcome! Please contact Jessica with any insurance questions or appointment concerns at


We value the feedback that we receive from our patients as we see this as a way to continuously improve the high-quality dental care and personalized service we are proud to provide at Modern Dental Care.

"Service is one of a kind. Not your regular kind of dentist. Kind, caring, efficient, and honest. I look forward to visiting Modern Dental for my scheduled visits. Doctor B, Jessica, and the rest of the staff always make my visit a pleasure. "
- Bryan Q.
"I love this dentist! She's super nice, I never have to wait for my appointment, and I'm usually out of there really quickly even for longer procedures. The front desk staff is super welcoming and helpful as well. So happy I found a good dentist in the area! "
- Lauren O.
"As a retired dentist, I can say Modern Dental is a well run professional dental practice. They adhere to all the necessary safeguards required during these challenging times. The clinicians are excellent, extremely competent and caring. "
- Elliot K.
"Dr.Barenbaum is by far the best dentist I have had in my 57 years of life. I have very sensitive teeth and she did a very thorough examination without causing any pain :). If your looking for a dentist this is the place to go! Thanks Dr.B!!"
- Jenna B.
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