Meet the Doctors

We believe in a complete care approach to dentistry. From our expertly trained doctors to our luxurious in-practice experiences to our full team of dental professionals, we have built FaktorDMD to offer everything you need to comfortably restore and rejuvenate your smile.
Dr. Derek
Happy Patient Testimonial at Faktor DMD, NY

A native of New Jersey, Dr. Derek Faktor has a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers College, as well as his Doctor of Dental Medicine and Master of Business Administration from Temple University. He completed his General Practice Residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan.

Wanting to offer his patients the best care possible, Dr. Derek later furthered his education by completing the Full Mouth Reconstruction and Implant Surgical program at New York University College of Dentistry, where he trained in advanced oral reconstruction and surgical placement of dental implants. Dr. Derek served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at NYU CDE, teaching dentists in all surgical aspects of implant dentistry.

Dr. Derek’s vast experience in cosmetic reconstruction and periodontal plastics, as well as his caring approach and gentle nature, has made him one of New York’s most sought-after dentists.

Dr. Derek is available at FaktorDMD’s New York and Manalapan, NJ locations.

Dentist Dr. Adam
Patient Experience at Faktor DMD, NY

Dr. Adam Shupe earned his undergraduate B.S. degree in Biology from Pennsylvania State University and his Master's in Biomedical Sciences from Rutgers RWJ School of Medicine. Furthering his education, Dr. Shupe obtained his DDS degree from NYU College of Dentistry where he graduated with honors in esthetic dentistry. Dr. Shupe then went on to complete postgraduate training in a Level-1 trauma center as a general practice resident at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ. During his residency, he became immersed in all aspects of general, traumatic, and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Shupe is dedicated to excellence and has a passion for fine detail that is exemplified in his work.

Dentist Dr. Amnon
Patient Testimonial at Faktor DMD, NY

Dr. Amnon Faktor’s desire and determination to provide the best care to his patients is evident in his resume and his rise to the top of his field.

“My goal is provide the highest care possible to my patients in a friendly, comfortable and family oriented atmosphere. Using up to date equipment and technology, I strive for your visits to be the best dental experience you can have! It’s that experience that will give you the confidence to refer your family and friends to our office.”

Dr. Amnon Faktor was accepted into Temple Dental School after just two years of undergraduate studies at Rutgers University. Upon graduation, he began his residency in the United States Air Force from 1967-1969 while simultaneously serving his country. Dr. Amnon did rotations in oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, and prosthodontics, as well as radiology and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Amnon has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education to solidify his commitment to service, even to this day.

Dr. Amnon is a member of the American Dental Association, as well as the New Jersey Dental Association, and the Monmouth-Ocean County Dental Association. He has been a dedicated dentist serving the Manalapan area for over four decades, in some cases seeing third generation family patients.

Dr. Amnon is available at FaktorDMD’s Manalapan, NJ location.


We are experts in diagnostic dentistry, allowing us to spot and prevent potential oral health problems before they manifest. We bridge the gap between surgical and restorative care, so all your needs will be handled in-house by our team of experts. Our objective is to offer you an enjoyable dentistry experience while helping you regain confidence in your smile. Take a moment to meet Dr. Amnon, Dr. Derek, and Dr. Minel and learn how, as a team, they can offer you a multi-disciplinary approach which is necessary for a healthier mouth.
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