Jay Sher DDS, FAGD, FACD
Dr. Sher prides himself on helping patients feel and look their best by providing the finest dental care and the latest technology. Whether a routine dental visit or a cosmetic procedure, Dr. Sher treats each patient with individual attention to achieve great-looking and long lasting results.
Dr. Sher earned his dental degree at Columbia University School of Dental Medicine where he was class president, editor of the school newspaper, co-editor of the yearbook and recipient of the alumni award. For his undergraduate education, Dr. Sher graduated Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut and remains a die-hard Husky fan.
Always expanding his knowledge of dentistry, Dr. Sher attends continuing education courses and is dedicated to staying up-to-date on the latest advances in dentistry. He has also lectured on a variety of topics both nationally and internationally and authored or coauthored dozens of articles that have appeared in dental journals. In addition, Dr. Sher has contributed a chapter for a dental implant textbook and holds a patent for an implant placement device. He is a trusted attending at the Beth Israel Hospital in Newark where he often lectures the 12 dental residents on a variety of topics.
Dr. Sher has been recognized numerous times for his excellence in his field. He has been appointed as a consulting expert by the NJ State Board of Dentistry for his professional opinion to determine the validity of patient complaints brought before the board. Dr. Sher has been listed in “America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists” and “America’s Top Doctors” as well as being listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Dentists”.
In addition to honors bestowed upon him, Dr. Sher is active member of professional dental associations including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the New Jersey Dental Association and the Essex County Dental Society where he is a past president. He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists, Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, Certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry and active with the New Jersey Sleep Society.
Most importantly, Dr. Sher enjoys spending time with his family. He adores his wife Geri and his three daughters Lauren, Alyssa, Emily, his sons-in-law Jared and Michael and his much treasured grandchildren Jordan and Scarlett.