It is with great pride and pleasure that I introduce our wonderful staff. Together we all strive to make your dental visit as comfortable as possible
Dr. John Erhard was born and raised in Scranton Pa. He is a graduate of Scranton Preparatory School, The University of Scranton and Temple University School of Dentistry. Dr. Erhard served in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Erhard is secretary of the Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry which through the licensure of dentists and dental hygienists and the certification of expanded function dental assistants, insures that such individuals are suitable and qualified. The Board issues, suspends and revokes licenses and certificates. In addition, the Board supervises dentists, dental hygienists and expanded function dental assistants to insure that they are complying with licensure and certification requirements and investigates complaints made against these individuals.
The Board develops standards of professional conduct, including continuing education requirements, in order to maintain a high level of integrity and performance in the practice of dentistry." Additionally, Dr. Erhard is an examiner for the Northeast Regional Board (NERB). The NERB develops, administers, scores and reports the results of its examination in Dentistry and Dental Hygiene to twenty-four state Dental Boards.He is past president of the Scranton District Dental Society and the Third District Pennsylvania Dental Society. He remains very active in the Pennsylvania Dental Association on a local and state level. Recently Dr. Erhard served as a clinical floor examiner at New Jersey University of Medicine and Dentistry, Midwestern Dental School in Pheonix Arizona, Tufts Dental School, Ohio State Dental School and Michigan Dental School. Dr. Erhard is associated with many community service associations. Some of his personal interests include golf, skiing and history.
Hi! My name is Kim. I am a graduate of Luzerne County Community College. I love getting to know my patients personally as well as professionally. The atmosphere in this office is always friendly and fun.
Hi. My name is Susan. I am a graduate of East Stroudsburg University. I am the office receptionist. I will be greeting you at your appointments and answering your calls. Trying to accommodate your busy schedule is one of my goals.
From Left to Right: Dr. John Erhard, Dr John Reitz, Chairman StateBoard of Dentistry, Mr. Basil Merenda, Commissioner
Dr. Erhard has been appointed by Gov. Edward Rendell and confirmed by the Senate of the State of Pennsylvania to serve on the State Board of Dentistry. His Six year term commence in March 2008. The Dental Board is part of the Department of State and performs numerous functions including establishing criteria for licensure, policy and regulations involving the practice of dentistry within the state and ensuring that the public citizenry is adequately protected from dental disease.