Welcome To Cranio Associates

One of New Jersey’s most recommended Dentist for TMJ Disorders

Serving Bergen County and the NYC Metropolitan Area

Dr. Federman can now correct a wide variety of so-called cosmetic dental problems, and can literally redesign your smile.

Modern Technology, Innovative Treatments – Cranio Associates

Our Philosophy

Cranio Associates offers general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, and the treatment of temporomandibular disorders (TMDs). Our doctors include a general dentist, oral surgeon, and TMJ specialist. Our mission is to provide exceptional dental care for our patients, utilizing the most state-of-the-art technology in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere.

At Cranio Associates, our unparalleled commitment to our patients is what truly sets us apart from other dental practices. Our practitioners and staff will surpass your expectations in quality and experience. From initially greeting patients upon arrival to guiding patients through their treatment, our dedicated team will do our absolute best to make sure every patient feels welcome and at ease.

Our Services

The doctors at Cranio Associates are Dr. Robert Federman and Dr. Carmine Nunez as a practicing dentist for 42 years, Dr. Federman has been widely recognized for his specialty experience in the evaluation and treatment temporomandibular disorders. He provides both surgical and nonsurgical treatments for patients with TMDs and jaw pain, and he has treated patients who have experienced injuries and facial trauma. For surgical procedures involving TMJ conditions.

In addition to TMJ treatments and oral surgery, our general dentist Dr. Federman offers dental restorations, dentures, root canals, teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and Invisalign. Our office is equipped with the most advanced technology available, including sedation dentistry, nitrous oxide, an MRI scanner, and CBCT imaging. To ensure optimal quality in our restorations and appliances, Cranio Associates even has an in-house dental laboratory to construct crowns, dental bridges, dentures, temporaries, mouth guards, and specialty dental appliances for the treatment of TMDs.

We invite you to experience the best that dentistry has to offer in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Please call us at 201-592-7727 to schedule an appointment with one of our doctors in Fort Lee. We would love to hear from you!

Cranio Associates has been treating patients with TMJ, dental and facial pain for over 40 years, Cranio Associates is regarded by many Physicians, Dentist, Lawyers and Patients in New Jersey to be one of the most recommended options diagnostic and treating TMJ disorders.

All phases of the treatment of TMJ disorders that are performed include exams, biteplates, medication, TMJ arthroscopic surgery. In addition, we have a complete dental practice that includes all phases of restorative dentistry, cosmetician implant dentistry, invisalign, braces, laminated veneers, tooth whiting, root canal, dental exams and periodontal surgeries.

Cranio Associates offers the following services:

  • Cosmetics
  • Hygiene
  • Implants
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Crowns
  • TMJ related treatments
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Invisalign
  • TMJ related injuries from auto, bike, motorcycle, worker’s compensation, assault, slip & falls, bite-related changes

Proudly serving Fort Lee New Jersey with additional locations in Paterson, North Bergen, East Orange and Newark

  • Bergen County
  • Hudson County
  • Essex County

Many of our patients travel from New York City because of the short distance of Fort Lee New Jersey from the George Washington Bridge.

Our Dental Services


Arthroscopy is a TMJ disorder surgery that uses an arthroscope (a tube that is often thinner than a pen), which is attached to a small camera that allows our oral surgeons to see an image of your temporomondibular joint on a screen has performed maxillary invisalign surgeries procedures and this is performed by a state of the art of Surgery Center with a licensed anesthesiologist.

We are a mercury-free practice. However, many people still have silver/mercury fillings in their mouths from years past may require removal.

Your health is your most important asset. You should entrust it only to the best professionals.

Most teeth can be removed using a simple extraction technique as long as they have erupted and are visible Itero high tech imagining to scan the teeth no impression are necessary and the accurate of impression is improved.

A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed, well over 14 million every year.

Your health is your most important asset. You should entrust it only to the best professionals. We utilized Itero a high tech scanning device that avoids unpleasant implants and has a high degree of accuracy.

Call today to schedule an appointment.

(201) 592-7727

Years of Experience
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Client Testimonials

"Dr. Federman was nothing short of fantastic! He and the rest of the staff could not have been nicer to me. I have always hated going to the dentist, but Dr. Federman and his assistant, Diago, somehow made me happy and comfortable to be there. I am looking forward to my next dental appointment with Cranio…

Adi M. (Facebook)

"I got a root canal and extractions done by the doctor and his staff. They did their best to make my experience as comfortable as possible. Right now he is doing an implant and he is doing an excellent job"

Judith F. (Google)

"The staff has always been good to me, and the doctors are awesome."

Zorg W. (Google)

"Always have a great experience every time I go to the office. No reason to fear going to the dentist with this lovely staff! Have done whitening, Invisalign, fillings and bi-annual cleanings. I live in NYC, but it's easy enough to get to the office from the A train / cross-town bus (it's two blocks…

Heath M. (Google)

"I love this Dental office i must say its one of the best. Everyone in that office is amazing the Doctor is so gental it don't even feel like im at the dentist. ??  "

Jennifer R. (Google)

"I met Dr Federman in 2013 after injuring my jaw in a motor vehicle accident. He gave me some TLC recommended some treatment methods and I started feeling better. Unfortunately in 2017 we were involved in another very unfortunate high speed collision. Once again my jaw pain came back, I didn't think twice of who…

Den G (Yelp)

Our Staff

Dr. Robert J. Federman
(201) 592-7727
Fort Lee, NJ

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If you are currently suffering from TMJ pain, or need cosmetic, hygiene, implants, dental restoration or crown, contact Cranio Associates today to begin your treatment. We are more than happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.