Meet Our Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

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Meet Dr. DeMaio

Joseph D. DeMaio, DDS

Dr. DeMaio received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his dental degree from New York University. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Dr. DeMaio has been practicing for over thirty years in Westfield, NJ as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. DeMaio has chaired the Central Dental Society and has been a previous chairman of the Overlook dental department. He was also an assistant clinical professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at New York University College of Dentistry from 1978-1992.

Dr. DeMaio was one of the first oral & maxillofacial surgeons in this area to begin placing dental implants back in the mid 1980’s and has extensive training and expertise in placing dental implants. He also works closely with well-trained implant dentists in the tri-state area who help to restore the implants with a crown, bridge or denture.

Dr. DeMaio is on the medical staff at Overlook Hospital in Summit NJ and is an active attending in the dental resident’s oral surgery training.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Diplomat-National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Member-American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow-American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, New Jersey Dental Association
  • Member, New Jersey Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member, Academy of Osseointegration
  • Member, Central Dental Society
  • Member, Garden State Dental Society

Dr. DeMaio enjoys spending time with his wife, Inge, children, grandchildren and their pet dog. His other extra curricular interests include: running, biking, sailing, reading, and traveling.

Meet Dr. Rutner

Torin W. Rutner, DMD, MD

Dr. Rutner received his undergraduate degree from Yeshiva University in 1992. After that, he spent two years at Columbia University performing molecular biology research. In 1994 he began UMDNJ Dental School graduating in 1998 with the highest honors, O.K.U. He began his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery training at UMDNJ in 1998, which also entailed the completion of medical school and the receipt of an MD in 2001. Since then his kids affectionately have been known to call him “doctor, doctor.” He then went on to complete his training at UMDNJ as chief resident in oral & maxillofacial surgery in 2004. Lastly in 2006 he received his board certification by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Rutner joined Dr. DeMaio’s practice in July of 2004 and in January of 2008 became a partner with Dr. DeMaio to form DeMaio-Rutner Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, LLC.

Dr. Rutner has helped to expand the scope of the practice to include Orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, complex jaw bone grafting and reconstruction, and lastly facial cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Rutner has a particular interest in facial cosmetic/plastic surgery. Utilizing his medical degree and training with well known plastic surgeons, Dr. Rutner can also perform in-office facial cosmetic surgery including botox and restylane/juvaderm injections, chemical peels, facial/chin liposuction, scar revisions, facial and chin implants, facial mole removal, and blepharoplasty (eyelid cosmetic surgery). These procedures offer patients the ability to combine aesthetic dentistry with cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Rutner is on the medical staff at Overlook Hospital, Summit NJ, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ, and Rahway - RWJ University Hospital where he is an active attending in the dental resident’s oral surgery training, performs surgery in their operating rooms and takes emergency call for oral and facial trauma. He is also an active member of the newly formed Craniofacial Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He participates with a full team of surgeons, pediatricians, geneticists and social workers to deliver comprehensive care to patients with craniofacial deformities. Lastly, he is currently the only doctor on staff at Overlook Hospital with combined dental and medical training; a first for the community.

Dr. Rutner enjoys spending time with his wife, Juliet, and their five children. In his little free time he also enjoys skiing, tennis, camping, fishing, and traveling. Dr. Rutner has also been selected as a Top Dentist in New Jersey Monthly Magazine, 2009.

Professional Affiliations:

  • Diplomat-American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Board Certified
  • Member, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Member, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, New Jersey Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Member, New Jersey Dental Association
  • Member, Central Dental Society, Union County Dental Society
  • Member, Garden State Dental Society

Meet the Staff


Linda - Receptionist and hospital coordinator
Lynn - Receptionist and insurance specialist
Helena- Senior surgical assistant
Mary - Surgical assistant
Karen - Senior surgical assistant
Jin - Surgical assistant, facial cosmetic surgical assistant

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