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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses® Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.  Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.  6/1/21 to 5/31/24.  Provider ID# 208521

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Gordon J. Christensen - Practical Clinical Courses® is an ADA CERP recognized provider.  ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.  ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Jay Cazes, DDS, MAGD

Jay Cazes

Practicing dentist in private practice since 1990. I perform all aspects of general dentistry, but my main areas of focus are comprehensive rehabilitation, endodontics and the placement and restoration of implants. I am passionate about furthering my education and that of my fellow dentists so that we can increase the level of care that we provide to our patients.

Recent Experience:

2017 - Present Sparta Dental Associates, LLC   Sparta, New Jersey Co-Owner

2012 - Present Practical Clinical Courses (PCC), Provo, Utah

2012 - Present Atlantic Health Care – Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ

1995 - Present Cazes Family Dentistry, LLC   Long Valley, New Jersey

Over the last twenty-eight years, my wife and I have built a general dental practice from a startup.  I practice all phases of general dentistry and take a considerable amount of continuing education courses in my pursuit of my second, Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition Award from the Academy of General Dentistry.

I am a mentor, assisting Dr. Gordon Christensen, teaching in his hands-on training programs at PCC. I have also been on the panels at numerous continuing education courses via Zoom for Clinical Research Updates,

I am an attending dentist at Morristown Memorial Hospital, working with the residents in the clinical and didactic setting to improve their knowledge and skills.

Employment History:

2017 - Present       Co-owner, Sparta Dental Associates, LLC - Sparta, NJ     

1995 - Present       Co-owner, Cazes Family Dentistry, LLC - Long Valley, NJ

1991 - 1996            Associate with Burton Schechter, DDS, MSc - New York, NY

1990 - 1991            PGY1 Resident at Staten Island University Hospital – Staten Island, NY



2008 – 2011                United States Dental Institute - Comprehensive Orthodontic Training

1990 - 1991                 Staten Island University Hospital - General Practice Residency

1986 -1990                  Georgetown University School of Dentistry - Doctor of Dental Surgery

1984 – 1986                Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine – Research position

1982 – 1986                SUNY at Stony Brook – Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Certifications /Memberships

Academy of General Dentistry:

Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition Award 2022, Mastership Awarded in 2017, Fellowship awarded in 1998.  Member since 1990.

Member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, the Tri-County Dental Association, Member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Member American Academy of Clear Aligners, and Member of the National Society of Dental Practitioners, Spear Study Faculty Club.

Contact info:

358 Naughright Road

Long Valley, NJ 07853-3806