Dr. Jay Freedman opened his dental practice in 1980 after graduating from Temple University School of Dentistry. Dr. Freedman is a life long resident of Eastern Montgomery County. He attended Roslyn Elementary School, graduated from Abington High School and received a BS in Biology from Temple University.
In addition to his private practice Dr. Freedman is an active member in multiple avenues of organized and educational aspects of dentistry. He has been on staff at Abington Memorial Hospital as a member of the Dental Division since 1989. As a senior staff member, his responsibilities include post graduate clinical and didactic resident education, new resident selection, committees for materials, new technology and curriculum committee. Dr. Freedman’s office is used as one of the two offices for resident mentoring.
He has served on the Executive Board of the local branch of the American Dental Association (Montgomery Bucks Dental Society) where his responsibilities have included continuing education program chairperson, recording secretary and he is currently serving as President.
On a regional level, Dr. Freedman serves as a member on the Pennsylvania Dental Associations Valley Forge Dental Society Second District Access to Care committee where he is involved in formulating programs to help the “at risk” population to receive dental care. He also serves on the committee on membership.
In addition to his active rolls in private practice, as a post graduate educator and in organized dentistry, Dr. Freedman has maintained a serious commitment to his own continuing education. He maintains membership in several study clubs; and has been a member of The American Academy of Implant Dentistry for over 15 years attending numerous national seminars yearly. Just check out his CV!
Dr. Freedman’s commitment to excellence in care, technology, education and patient value is his primary directive. Recently Dr. Freedman partnered with Abington Township’s PAL to provide no cost dental exams, x-rays and prevention services to his community’s at risk children.
Dr. Freedman lives locally in Dresher with his wife Susan of nearly 30 years. Believe it or not, they met in prison (she worked in the treatment department, he was the prison dentist). He has two sons Howard and Marshall. Howard works for an investment bank in Manhattan and a ’06 graduate from Fordham University. Marshall is a ’10 graduate of George Washington University, currently lives in Honolulu and is on a graduate school track. Both of his sons were high school and college varsity athletes and the entire family is avid sports fans. Dr. Freedman’s mother Ruth still lives in Abington and is an active Senior citizen!
Dr. Freedman also enjoys history, reading, cooking, flower gardening and travel.