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Welcome to Short Hills Smiles!

For more than 30 years, Dr. Judith Barker has offered excellence in general dentistry with an emphasis on cosmetic services to the Essex County community. Our goal is to create an extraordinary dental practice that is recognized in our community for providing amazing quality to all our patients. Our patients respect, admire, and appreciate our excellent team of professionals who guide them to attain optimal dental health in a relaxed environment.

One thing that has separated us from others is our emphasis on educating our patients about their treatment options and oral health issues. We want you to make informed decisions regarding your oral healthcare options.

We provide gentle, family-oriented dental care with an emphasis on prevention. Dr. Barker offers many quality treatment options from our Short Hills dental office that include exams and cleanings, Philips Zoom! teeth whitening, pediatric dentistry, dentures, implants, crowns, bridges, Lumineers®, Invisalign® clear aligners, root canal therapy, BOTOX®, and more!

You can rest assured that you’re in great hands at Short Hills Smiles. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Barker, please feel free to contact our Short Hills, NJ dental office.

Your First Visit

During your first visit, we’ll take the time to get to know you on a personal level, as well as clinically, so we can offer the best treatments to meet your unique smile needs. Find everything you need to get started below!
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“Dr. Barker is careful, skilled, and makes you feel welcomed. Linda is an amazing front desk staff person who is always helpful and accommodating. If you’re looking for one of the best dentists, definitely go to Dr. Barker. All around it’s an amazing experience.” Ellen L.
“I have been using Dr. Barker for 30 years! She is very professional, extremely knowledgeable, and always attentive to her patients' needs. She also offers an in-house insurance plan which is great. The rest of the office staff is wonderful as well. I highly recommend her!” Kathleen C.
“Excellent doctor - highly recommended. Procedures are quick and competently handled. Machinery and equipment are new and of good quality. You can really tell the difference between a dentist who invests in the best equipment and methods, and one who does not.” David E.


Are your teeth chipped or stained? Would you like to improve your smile permanently, without any painful processes? We are pleased to offer safe, long-lasting cosmetic services for an amazing smile.


You deserve a bright, confident smile. Professional, in-office teeth whitening with Philips Zoom is safe, simple, and one of the fastest ways to improve the beauty of your smile.


There’s never been a better time to straighten your teeth with the most advanced clear aligner in the world. Our office is proud to be a certified provider of Invisalign clear aligners.


Dental implants are a strong, stable, and natural-looking treatment to replace missing teeth, restoring the function, health, and beauty of your smile for years to come.


In the past, if you had a tooth with a diseased nerve, you would probably lose that tooth. Today, with a special dental procedure called root canal treatment, your tooth can be saved.
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