Dr. George Schmidt has practiced in the Hanover Township New Jersey area since 1998. A New Jersey native, Dr. Schmidt attended Fairleigh Dickinson University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biology. He received his dental degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
While in graduate school, Dr. Schmidt received numerous academic and patient care awards. In addition, he was inducted into the prestigious OKU dental society, which admits only a select few graduates from each dental school. Those admitted must be at or near the top of their class and meet stringent admission requirements. In addition, Dr. Schmidt served as class president and was later elected to the position of president of the entire student body, which numbered over 400.
As a post graduate Dr. Schmidt completed a three year continuum in the surgical placement of dental implants at the NYU College of Dentistry where he currently teaches as a Clinical Assistant Professor. While at NYU his studies included advanced bone grafting techniques as well as state of the art computer guided implant surgery. He has been awarded fellowship status in the Academy of General Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the American Dental Implant Association.
In addition to private practice Dr. Schmidt holds three academic appointments as a clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and at NYU College of Dentistry . He is also on the staff of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center as an attending dentist. His teaching responsibilities include supervising patient care as well teaching and mentoring dentists, dental students, and residents. With a passion for teaching Dr. Schmidt lectures nationally on Dental implants, dental materials, and practice management and is also active in organized dentistry where he is the President of the New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry, Vice President of the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Alumni Association as is the Chairman of the AGD National Council on Dental Education.
He regularly attends continuing education seminars Nationally as well as being a member of various local study groups. Dr. Schmidt has completed well over a thousand hours of post graduate education in fields such as Implant dentistry, root canal therapy, oral surgery, TMJ therapy, gum diseases, cosmetic and esthetic dentistry, and orthodontics, to name a few.
Dr. Schmidt resides in Morris County with his wife and children. His hobbies include cooking, teaching, reading, and traveling. He has been active in the community coaching sports including hockey, soccer, and football. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, the Tri-County Dental Society, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The international Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the American Dental Implant Association.