Welcome to Our Practice

Orofacial Pain Dentist

From your first contact at Garden State Orofacial Pain, Dr. Ananthan is committed to your individual needs and strives to provide personalized health care tailored for your unique orofacial pain needs and goals. We work hard to create a stress-free and comfortable  experience. Your health and comfort are our top priorities, and we do what it takes to help every patient understand their symptoms and treatment options in a relaxed office setting.

It is our mission to educate and provide our patients with the best Orofacial Pain care in Red Bank. For that reason, we’ve designed this website to provide you with all of the important information you need to make optimum decisions. We encourage you to browse our office page, service details and patient education library whenever you have a question about our practice or your Orofacial Pain health. Achieving quality care shouldn’t be difficult. Whether you are looking for information on Temporomandibular Disorders (Disc Displacement Disorders, Myofascial Pain), Headaches, Neuropathic Pain such as Trigeminal Neuralgia, Trigeminal Neuropathy or Burning Mouth Syndrome, you can learn more about all of your options from our services page

Feel free to contact our Red Bank office with any questions. We look forward to making each visit to our office a positive experience.


Sowmya Ananthan, DMD, MSD

Dr. Ananthan got her first dental degree from India in 2005. She then joined the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and earned her U.S. dental degree in 2010 and her Master's degree in Orofacial Pain in 2011. She has been teaching in the Division of Orofacial Pain from 2010.