Jay Sher, DDS, FAGD, FACD, a Dentist in Private Practice

Get to know Dentist Dr. Jay Sher, who serves patients in Livingston, New Jersey.

Specializing in cosmetic and family dentistry, Dr. Sher prides himself on helping patients feel and look their best by providing the finest dental care at his private practice in Livingston, New Jersey. Whether a routine dental visit or a cosmetic procedure, he treats each patient with individual attention to achieve great-looking and long-lasting results.

In the early days of his academic career, Dr. Sher earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery 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. He then went on to complete his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in New York City, New York in 1977, followed by his fellowship in oral implantology at the same educational venue in 1978. For his undergraduate education, he 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 lectured on a variety of topics both nationally and internationally and authored or co-authored dozens of articles that have appeared in dental journals. He has also contributed a chapter for a dental implant textbook and holds a patent for an implant placement device.  

In addition to honors bestowed upon him, he is an active member of several professional dental associations, including the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the New Jersey Dental Association, the New Jersey Sleep Society, and the Essex County Dental Society (where he is a past President)  He is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, as well as holds certification through the Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries and extractions, and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy. 

Recognized numerous times for his excellence in his field, Dr. Sher has been appointed as a consulting expert by the New Jersey State Board of Dentistry for his professional opinion to determine the validity of patient complaints brought before the board. He has also been listed in “America’s Cosmetic Doctors and Dentists”, “America’s Top Doctors” and “Guide to America’s Top Dentists”. 

Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his family. He adores his wife, Geri, his three daughters, Lauren, Alyssa, and Emily, his sons-in-law, Jared and Michael, and his much-treasured grandchildren, Jordan and Scarlett.

Learn More about Dr. Jay Sher:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1527959-Jay-Sher-Dentist or through his private practice, http://www.jsherdds.com/meet-the-doctor/

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