Gruber Dental
Dentist in Parsippany, NJ, and surrounded areas

Edward Rockford, DMD


We are proud to introduce Dr. Edward R. Rockford to our practice. Dr. Rockford was a classmate of Dr. Michael Gruber at Fairleigh Dickinson School of Dentistry and a close colleague of Dr. Gruber’s for the past 35 years. Dr. Rockford was born and raised in Northern New Jersey. He attended Passaic Valley High School, received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck. He continued at Fairleigh Dickinson University of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry.  

Dr. Rockford practices all phases of general dentistry, specializing in cosmetic and implant dentistry. He utilizes “all-ceramic” and metal-free restorations, natural lifelike veneers, and is certified in Invisalign orthodontics at the Silver Level. He is conservative in his approach to dental care, practicing preventative dentistry, and striving to maintain close personal relationships with his patients. Dr. Rockford embraces the latest technologies offered and is constantly revising his practice in dentistry through involvement in continuing education.  

Dr. Rockford attended the L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Studies FL, The Institute for Advanced Dental Studies MA, Morris Seminars (a NJ County Chapter of the Seattle Study Group) and has long been a member of the Academy of Comprehensive Dental Studies NJ. He has been a NJ Top Dentist for the past 8 consecutive years, from 2015 through 2022.  

 He has been a member of the:

  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

He has also attended and studied within the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Dr. Rockford and his wife Kate (also his dental assistant), reside in Boonton Township. In their spare time, Dr. Rockford and Kate enjoy traveling, skiing, island vacations, sailing, tennis, and spending quality time with family and close friends. They enjoy making wine, cooking, and are dedicated “foodies.”

Optimal Care!

The entire staff is very professional and friendly. They take their time and ensure you are receiving optimal care! I highly recommend them!

- Lori B. 

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Congratulations Again Dr. Michael Gruber! 

Dr. Michael Gruber once again has been chosen by his peers in 2022 as a "Top Dentist" in the annual New Jersey Monthly Magazine poll. For the past 15 consecutive years, he is only one of two General Dentists in the entire State of New Jersey to achieve this accomplishment!