Our Approach

Here at Genuine Smiles, our vision is to see you become the best version of yourself! What better way then to make sure you receive the highest quality of care for your gums and teeth so you can show off that beautiful smile! Dr. Elfar wants nothing more than to see all his patients walking out with a smile on! Please feel free to come in for a consultation.

Mission Statement

Genuine Smiles strives to provide our patients with the highest level of dental care while also providing a relaxed and pleasant environment. It is our goal to make our patients as comfortable as possible and put them at ease regarding their dental care and treatment.

Meet the Team

Mina A. Elfar, D.M.D.
General, Cosmetic, and Family Dentistry

Dr. Elfar has been in the dental field for over a decade, starting as a dentist assistant in 2006. It was not long before he realized his passion for dentistry and his desire to help patients achieve comfort and leave with a smile on their face. In 2016, he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (formerly known as UMDNJ), a school known for its strong clinical program and rigorous requirements. During his time there, Dr. Elfar received the American College of Prosthodontics award for the highest clinical skills in restorative dentistry and graduated number one in his class at the end of his last year of dental school. After graduation and licensure, Dr. Elfar went into private practice where he quickly became astute in the private setting. Working in several different offices, he mastered new procedures and catered to patients of all ages, including patients with special needs. Dr. Elfar makes it a point in his practice that every patient of his is treated like his own family, with appropriate treatment planning as well as a warm and friendly atmosphere. In his spare time, Dr. Elfar is enjoying serving in his church and spending time with his family.

Dr. Mena Johny, DMD

Dr. Johny is a compassionate dentist serving the community of Kearny, NJ. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida with a degree in Biomedical Sciences and then graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Dr. Johny is passionate in taking continued education courses in order to provide his patients with the most updated oral health education and the use of the most modern dental procedures and technologies.

Dr. Johny has a very honest and caring personality and loves to get to know his patients and enjoys developing a custom well-explained treatment for each of his patients in order to meet their dental needs and achieve the smiles they dream of. Dr. Johny believes in treating people the way that he would want to be treated.

Dr. Aida Eshak
Dr. Aida Eshak has always been fascinated by Dentistry. While having her BS from a dental school in Egypt, she continued her education at Rutgers Dental School of Medicine. She then graduated and received her Doctorate degree and was on the Dean’s List as well. She completed her General Practice Residency (GPR) at Hackensack University Medical Center(HUMC) which provided advanced training in all aspects of the dental field.

Dr. Eshak is a member of the American Heart Association, Academy of General Dentistry and NJ Dental Association.Dr. Eshak provides restorative, root canals, cosmetic dentistry and tooth extractions. She treats her patients with great passion and respect and guides them through the diagnostic, cleaning and treatment phases with detail and open communication.

Anisia Martinez-Machado
Anisia Martinez-Machado is a graduate of UMDNJ’s prestigious dental program with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.

She is a NJ licensed Dental Hygienist since 1987.

Anisia has devoted her time to caring for her patients and their overall dental hygiene care through regular cleanings and preventative tips on home dental care between visits. She believes that patient oral health leads to overall better health and wellness.

She is very pleased to be a part the excellent team at Genuine Smiles. Anisia is a proud member of the American Dental Hygienists Association.