All our professionals at Smiles by Dr. Santos, LLC, maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue current ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff’s experience and training.

Dr. Paul Santos

Dr. Paul Santos was born in Manila, Philippines, and was raised in Barnegat, New Jersey. He received his BA in Chemistry from Rutgers University and graduated from there with honors. After graduating, he worked as a chemist, analyzing degradation of pharmaceutical drugs. Dr. Paul Santos furthered his education and attended Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (formerly known as University of Medicine and Dentistry). During dental school, he taught children about oral health, volunteered to provide dental treatment to Native Americans, and excelled in every aspect of dentistry. He was inducted into the Prosthodontic Honor Society and graduated at the top of his class. He is highly regarded for his skills in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

The priority of Dr. Paul Santos is to provide high-quality dental treatment. He strives for perfection in his dental work and treats his patients with compassion, care, and kindness. He is a member of the American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Additionally, he is certified in laser dentistry and Invisalign. He stays at the top of his profession with continuing education focused on cosmetic, restorative, and laser dentistry. Dr. Paul Santos will make sure every patient leaves his office with a sparkling smile.


Dr. Marina Salib

Dr. Salib is a graduate of the prestigious Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. During her time at RSDM, she was acknowledged to be within the top of her class, nominated to the National OKU Dental Honor Society, and received the Michael Balbo Scholarship in oral pathology research. She completed her General Practice Residency at Hackensack University Medical Center where she trained with dentistry’s leading specialists and accelerated in all areas of dentistry including esthetics, crowns and bridges, Endodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry, and implant dentistry.
Dr. Salib firmly believes that a healthy smile has a profound impact on a person’s overall health. Through her meticulous approach to dentistry and compassionate patient care, Dr. Salib strives to provide the highest quality treatments in the most comfortable aspects to her patients.
Dr. Salib is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the New Jersey Dental Association.
When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Salib enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys spending quality time at her church, traveling, and exploring new places.