Trusted Dentist – New City, NY

Get to Know Joel Scheir, DDS

Dr. Scheir has been serving patients and brightening smiles here in the New City community for over four full decades – and he still never gets tired of showing them how much he cares! Being able to alleviate someone’s fear of the dentist’s office is extremely rewarding for him, which is why he’s always ready to go the extra mile when it matters most. If you’d like to learn more about him, just keep reading below.

New City New York dentist Joel Scheir D D S

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Doctor Joel talking to dental patient

For Dr. Scheir, his choice of future career came down to either becoming a dentist or an auto mechanic because he wanted to work with his hands – and he decided that dentistry would keep his hands a bit cleaner in the long run! Today, he loves this line of work because it presents new and unique challenges constantly, and he really enjoys interacting with his patients too.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

After completing his dental doctorate at New York University, Dr. Scheir attended a General Practice Residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn to further expand his clinical skillset. Today, he has over 600 hours of continuing education credits! He is also a member of the following dental organizations:

  • Ninth District Dental Society
  • Hudson Valley Implant Study Group
  • Bi-State Study Group (Co-Founder & Secretary)
  • American Dental Association
  • New York State Dental Association
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Outside view of New York Unviersity dental school
Doctor Joel grillingDoctor Joel his son and grandson

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

Dr. Scheir is married with two grown children – his son works in the private equity field and his daughter, Dr. Danielle Scheir, works right here at the dental office! He also has five wonderful grandchildren. When he isn’t busy at work, one of his biggest hobbies is being a driver instructor for the Northern NJ Porsche Club. Teaching people how to drive on a closed-circuit track is really rewarding for him. He also likes to cook, ride his bike and motorcycle, play tennis and racquetball, and work out at the gym.

Doctor Joel and his wifeDoctor Joel riding his bike