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Dentist – New Bedford, MA

Get to Know Dr. William Herr

It didn’t take long in his education for Dr. Herr to realize that he had a real passion for the dental field, particularly implant dentistry, oral surgery, and prosthodontics! He really enjoys working closely with patients at Clear Coast Dental to help them achieve their personal smile-related goals. To learn more about his background, keep reading below.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Dr. Herr attended Ohio State University for his undergraduate education, completing his Bachelor’s in Microbiology. He then chose to enroll in the University of Maryland’s School of Dentistry, where he achieved his Doctor of Dental Surgery.

By demonstrating a clear commitment to the profession and impressive clinical excellence, Dr. Herr earned a valuable opportunity to participate in a year-long clerkship in implant prosthodontics and oral surgery. He also attended the Veteran Administration’s Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency program, where he provided crucial services to male and female veterans who had complex medical histories. During this time, he received specialty training in virtually all aspects of oral health, with specific focuses on endodontic treatment, dental implants, oral surgery, and periodontal surgery.

What Kind of Advanced Dental Training Do You Have?

After finishing his formal education, Dr. Herr has gone on to attend hundreds of hours in various continuing education courses. He is passionate about staying as up-to-date with new developments in dentistry as possible. He is currently involved with the Academy of General Dentistry (as an appointed Delegate and the Massachusetts Vice President) and the Massachusetts Dental Society’s Leadership Institute.

What Do You Like to Do Outside of the Dental Office?

When he isn’t busy at work, Dr. Herr enjoys spending lots of quality time with his family and friends. He also likes to travel and regularly roots for the Ohio State University football team. Go Bucks!

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