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Stephen E. Hershey, D.D.S., M.S., L.L.C.

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

drHershey.jpgDr. Hershey is a graduate of Michigan State University and the University of Detroit School of Dentistry. He was a resident in the Department of Pediatrics at Wyler’s Children’s Hospital in Chicago and received a master’s degree in Facial Growth and Development from the University of Chicago. He completed his orthodontic training at the University of Michigan (M.S.) and has been in specialty practice since 1978.

He has held teaching appointments at the University of Chicago, the University of Detroit and the University of Michigan, has published numerous professional articles in both orthodontics and anthropology and has lectured throughout the United States and Europe.

Since 1992, Dr. Hershey has served as an editorial consultant to the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. He is the past president of the American Association of Orthodontists Foundation and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Great Lakes Orthodontic Company. He is an active member of many leading organizations, including the:

  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Great Lakes Association of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Physical Anthropologists
  • American Association of Forensic Odontology

In addition, he is the director of Tiago: Orthodontic Educational Resources, which has presented and sponsored accredited continuing education programs in orthodontics for dentists and their staff since 1984.

Dr. Hershey, his wife, Patti, and their six children are lifelong area residents. They are very active in their community and sponsor numerous activities involving not only their children, but their patients as well. In his free time, Dr. Hershey enjoys playing jazz trumpet and has ridden and restored motorcycles since he was 16 years old.