Meet Dr. Scott Gersch

Dr. Scott Gersch is happy to have the opportunity to make people smile and give them the confidence he believes they deserve. He enjoys working with patients at every step of the process and really getting to know them. He joined his father, Dr. Stanley Gersch, at this practice in 2005.

Dr. Scott is known for his enthusiasm and skill in treating children, for which he has received numerous honors. Dr. Scott has repeatedly been named a Top Orthodontist in New Jersey Monthly and was named one the state's Favorite Kids’ Docs in NJ Family Magazine.

Education

Dr. Scott is a native of Westfield, NJ, where he graduated from Westfield High School in 1995. He received his bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Michigan in 1999. He attended the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in pursuit of his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, and graduated in 2003.

Dr. Scott was on the Dean’s List, served as class president, and received honors, including the Award for Excellence, from the New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He continued his post-graduate studies at New York University College of Dentistry, where he completed his residency in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics in July 2005.

While at NYU, Dr. Scott was the chief resident of his orthodontic program, a clinical instructor of Invisalign®, radiology, and general dentistry. This was the foundation of his ongoing research into patients’ aesthetic concerns and quality of life.

Continuing education

Dr. Scott’s commitment to research on improving orthodontic treatment for both children and adults has led him to publish several articles, win numerous research awards, and present his findings at national and international meetings. He lectures throughout his community and often speaks at local schools and career day events.

He is also an Invisalign Premier Provider Elite and an attending member of the teaching staff at Overlook Medical Center. “Our goal is to treat for the right reasons and at the right time, in a great environment,” Dr. Scott says. “Straight teeth have the ability to give a person self-confidence, and it makes one look and feel better about themselves."

Professional associations

Outside the office

Dr. Scott is an avid sports fan. He played lacrosse at Westfield High School and the University of Michigan, has run the New York City Marathon, and enjoys skiing, playing softball, and golfing.

In his spare time, Dr. Scott and his father enjoy watching Michigan football, as well as cheering on the New York Yankees and New Jersey Devils. Dr. Scott is also actively involved in many charitable organizations throughout the tri-state area.