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Meet The Doctors

Meet our Hackensack Dentists at Family Dental Associates

Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As dental professionals, we stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for our patients. As doctors, we recognize that our patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in our team. That is just one reason why we value each and every patient relationship.

We appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, our team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.

Dr. Joshua Tuzman

After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, Dr. Tuzman pursued his dental training at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.  Upon his graduation, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army Dental Corp.

Dr. Tuzman spent three years stationed at West Point, where he received specialized training in both Prosthodontics (cosmetics) and Endodontics (root canals).  Dr. Tuzman has been in private practice in Putnam County, NY, since 2004.  He has served on the admissions committee at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine for over 11 years and was recently honored with an appointment as “assistant clinical professor”.

Dr. Tuzman combines knowledge of the most modern technology with a patient-oriented “old school” mentality of treating his patients like family. 

Dr. Tuzman enjoys spending his free time with his wife and daughters.  When he is isn’t spending time with them, he can be found either playing golf or cheering on his favorite sports teams (NY Yankees and NY Rangers).

Dr. Jessica Listwa

Dr. Jessica  Listwa received her Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at Muhlenberg College and her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from University of Pennsylvania.  She completed her Pediatric Residency at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine/Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Dr. Jessica’s passion for pediatrics started when she was just three and a patient herself.  She loves every minute of working with kids and hopes to make each child’s dental visit an exciting and positive one.  Dr. Jessica is extremely committed to the special needs community, and it is a huge part of her life both personally and professionally, as her older sister has special needs.   Dr. Jessica founded a website ( dedicated to helping families and caregivers of someone with special needs navigate oral health and hygiene techniques and issues.

Dr. Jessica loves to travel, read, see the latest Broadway shows, and spends hours on the beach at the Jersey Shore.

Dr. Jessica is active in the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association.