“I always strive to treat people the exact way I would want to be treated if our roles were reversed” – Dr. Gerald Smith
Dr. Gerald Smith is a General Dentist at Concord Dental Associates in Concord, NH. An NH native, Dr. Smith received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire in 1981. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1986, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He completed a Residency in Hospital Dentistry from the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Jamaica Plain, MA in 1987.
Since 1987, Dr. Smith has provided comprehensive general dentistry at 75 Clinton Street, focusing particularly on adult reconstructive care.
He is committed to continuing his education in the field of dentistry. He is currently a member of the Concord Dental Society, New Hampshire Dental Society, American Dental Association, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and Commission on Dental Competency Assessments. He is also a charter member of the Dental Study Club of Concord.
Dr. Smith became involved in organized dentistry early in his career. Dr. Smith chaired the committee on the New Dentist for NH Dental Society. After serving in several roles in NHDS, he was elected to the presidency of the New Hampshire Dental Society 1997 -1998. He was appointed to the ADA Council on Education and Licensure from 1999-2003 , chairing the Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP) from 2002-2003. From 2005-2010 Dr. Smith was appointed to the NH Board of Dental Examiners by then NH governor John Lynch, ultimately serving as vice president of the Board. As a member of the NH Board of Dental Examiners he was appointed to the North East Regional Board (NERB) which has since changed its name to Commission on Dental Competency Assessments. (CDCA) He remains an active examiner in administering dental and dental hygiene licensing examinations with the CDCA.
While dentistry is Dr. Smith’s career, aviation is his avocation. He holds a commercial pilot certificate,with instrument airplane privileges and a certified flight instructor certificate for gliders. He has been teaching people to fly since 2012. He is currently the chief flight instructor for the New England Soaring Association based in Springfield, VT. In 2017, Dr. Smith was appointed to the Federal Aviation Administration Safety Team (FAASTeam) for which he is still an active representative, promoting aviation safety in Maine, NH and VT.
Schedule your appointment with Dr. Smith today at Concord Dental Associates in Concord, New Hampshire today!