Dr. Gary M. Heir, DMD, Dentist
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Dr. Gary M. Heir, DMD

Dentist

4/5(18)
90 Bergen St Ste 7700 Newark NJ, 07103
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Gary Heir is a Dentist practicing in Newark, NJ. Dr. Heir specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.

Education and Training

UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree 1972

Provider Details

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Areas of expertise and specialization

Dentistry

Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Study of Headache  

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Association for Study of Headache, the American Dental Association, the Association of Migraine Disorders, the International Congress of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, the American Board of Orofacial Pain, and the International Headache Society

Dr. Gary M. Heir, DMD's Practice location

Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine

90 Bergen St Ste 7700 -
Newark, NJ 07103
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110 BERGEN ST RM D880 -
NEWARK, NJ 07103
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New patients: 973-972-6460

Dr. Gary M. Heir, DMD's reviews

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Patient Experience with Dr. Heir


4.0

Based on 18 reviews

Dr. Gary M. Heir, DMD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 18 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Dentist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Dentist Dr. Gary M. Heir, who serves patients in Newark, New Jersey.

A seasoned clinician, Dr. Heir is a Full Professor, Program and Clinical Director of the Center for Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain of the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. Recently he was given the honor of appointment as the Carmel Chair of Algesiology. He is a specialist in orofacial pain, a Past President of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. Dr. Heir served under three New Jersey Governors on the New Jersey Governor’s Lyme Disease Advisory Commission

Orofacial Pain is the specialty of dentistry that encompasses the diagnosis, management and treatment of pain disorders of the jaw, mouth, face, head and neck. The specialty of Orofacial Pain is dedicated to the evidenced-based understanding of the underlying pathophysiology, etiology, prevention, and treatment of these disorders and improving access to interdisciplinary patient care.

Educated in the United States, Dr. Heir pursued undergraduate studies at Temple University, and received his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree from the UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School in 1972.

On a professional level, Dr. Heir is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. He is past president of both of these organizations. Dr. Heir serves as a Commissioner and site inspector for the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association,  is an active member of the American Association for the Study of Headache, the American Dental Association, the Association of Migraine Disorders, the International Association for the Study of Pain, and the International Headache Society.

Over the past decade, Dr. Heir played a significant role alongside a committee of national orofacial pain program directors and the American Academy of Orofacial Pain to get orofacial pain recognized as the 12th specialty in dentistry by the American Dental Association in March 2020. He is also the signatory on the application to the National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards for recognition of the American Board of Orofacial Pain as the official certifying Board for the specialty in March 2022.

An internationally recognized expert on orofacial pain, Dr. Heir has published papers, chapters and abstracts on topics related to the field of temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain, He serves as the editor for the Orofacial Pain Neuroscience Section of The Journal of the American Dental Association, and also serves on the editorial boards of many other peer-reviewed journals.

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