Dr. William Rockson,
General & Cosmetic Dentist
Dr. William Ebo Rockson is a General and Cosmetic Dentist who practices in South Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from Rutgers University, Newark, NJ with a Bachelors’ Degree in Chemistry and Afro-American Studies. He obtained his Dental Degree (DMD) from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, also in Newark, New Jersey in 1995.
Dr. Rockson completed his General practice residency program in 1997 at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lyons New Jersey which included Clinical Rotations at the St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Paterson New Jersey (Pediatric and Emergency room) and East Orange Department of Veteran's Affairs Medical Center (Operating Room and Anesthesia Program).
Dr. Rockson joined a group dental practice in Somerset and Newark, New Jersey after completing his residency. In 1998 he established his own private practice in South Orange whilst still working part-time at both places. With steady growth, he concentrated on his practice full time.
Between 2008 and 2011 Dr. Rockson took a part-time position at the Jewish Renaissance Medical Center in Perth Amboy New Jersey, concentrating mostly on surgical extractions.
He was a South Orange Rotarian for many years. As a Rotarian, he was the only Dentist who performed free Dental Screening to “Head Start” programs in conjunction with Seton Hall University’s Division of Volunteer Affairs.
Dr. Rockson is an active member in good standing with the Academy of General Dentistry, The Seattle Study Club (Journey for Excellency), American Dental Association, New Jersey Dental Association, and Essex County Dental Association.
In October 2015 Dr. Rockson joined a church group from South Carolina (Caring Meds) on a mission trip to Ghana, West Africa where they provided free Medical and Dental care to citizens of a village in the Central Region, where Over 500 people received care. Since this trip, Dr. Rockson has been visiting Ghana at least twice a year, with each trip performing screenings to those who have no access to dental care in the Eastern part of Ghana.
Giving back to my community has been a fulfilling part of my life and hope to continue for a long time.
Outside Dentistry Dr. Rockson enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with Family and friends.