Meet Dr. Meier

Meet Dr. Jessica MeierDrMeier01

BRIEF BIOGRAPHY:

As an alumni of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Jessica Meier brings an abundance of beneficial experience to our office. She is a kindhearted, caring person and an accomplished and outstanding dentist- a great blend to match the style and energy of Dr. Cirka’s office. Her personality is exceptionally similar to his.

Treating each patient as if they are a family member is one of the many ways Dr. Meier prides herself in her work. She is frequently told by patients that her compassionate and pleasant demeanor helps them feel at ease. Her ability to deal with any dental matters in a calm state of mind only heightens the overall care she provides. Whether seeing Dr. Meier for a routine exam or a cosmetic procedure, you will feel completely relaxed in her care.

Dr. Jessica Meier completed her undergraduate work at Barnard College, Columbia University and grew up in Bergen County, NJ. While at Columbia she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience. After college Dr. Meier worked for Physiology and Medicine Nobel Laureate, Dr. Richard Axel. Volunteering has always been close to Dr. Meier’s heart and during this period she also volunteered at dental clinics in underserved areas of New York City, Nicaragua, and the Dominican Republic. She then received her dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Meier is involved in continuing education courses to ensure that she is up to date with the latest advancements in all aspects of dentistry. She is also deeply active in the community and donates services for children and adults in underprivileged communities.

Dr. Meier’s hobbies are spending quality time with loved ones, traveling, making meals with her husband Damian, and taking her Boston Terrier, Ponzu, to the local dog park. She has an identical twin sister, Kristen, studying to be an orthopedic surgeon at Mount Sinai, New York City, and an older brother, Eric, teaching history in Harlem, New York City. She is supported by caring co-workers, friends, and family.

She is an active member in the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Pennsylvania Dental Association, Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION:

2016
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. Frederic Barnett – Save or Extract: Decision Making for the Hopeless Tooth
Spear Education – Dr. Steve Ratcliff – “Learning Module- Temporomandibular Muscle Exam”
Center City Study Club – Dr. Alan Atlas “The Compromised Tooth: Risk Assessment Criteria for Tooth Retention and Protocols for Successful Reconstruction”
Spear Education – Dr. Steve Ratcliff – “Learning Module- Functional Evaluation of the Temporomandibular Joint”
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. Bridget Marron “The Changing World of Implant Dentistry: The Latest Patient-specific Overdenture Solutions”
Spear Education – Dr. Steve Ratcliff – “30 Years of Iatrogenic Care”
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. Stephen Brown “The Pinhole Surgical Technique: Minimally Invasive Surgery for Correcting Gingival Recession and Preserving Palatal Tissue – One Patient at a Time!”
Spear Education – Dr. Steve Ratcliff – “Learning Module- Temporomandibular Joint Exam”
Spear Education – Dr. Doug Benting – Edentulous Restoration with Known Parafunction

2015
An Essential Adjunct to Modern Esthetic Dentistry: Vital Bleaching
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. Daniel Taub – “Growth Factors: The New Gold Standard in Tissue Regeneration! What’s Hot and What’s Not?”
Center City Study Club- Dr. Amy James – “Orthodontics Redefined”
Jefferson Study Club for Dentistry – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery – “Innovation in Implant dentistry – New techniques in Digital Planning & Surgical Technique”

2014
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. Jeffrey Ingber- “Forced Eruption and the Biologic Width. You’ve heard about it….. Let’s talk about it!”
Center City Study Club – Dr. Carl Steinberg “Understanding and Evaluating Occlusal Disease”
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. I. Stephen Brown – “What the Laser Can Do For You: Revolutionary Options For Solving Old (and new) Problems”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health Care Settings”
Center City Study Club – Dr. Jay B. Laudenbach – “Immediate Loading of Dental Implants”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Identifying Diseases of the Teeth and Oral Cavity Through Radiographic Images”
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. Matt Palermo – “Understanding and Managing the Challenges of the Maxillary Anterior – Esthetic Zone in Implant Dentistry”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Nutrition & Oral Health: Eating Well for a Healthy Mouth”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Dental Care for Infants”
The Cosmetic Consortium – Dr. Jon Suzuki – “Systemic Medical Factors Contributing to implant Failures.”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Diagnosis and Treatment”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Introduction to Preventing Transmission of Infectious Agents in Healthcare Settings”
Procter & Gamble Company – “A Guide to Clinical Differential Diagnosis of Oral Mucosal Lesions”

2013
Procter & Gamble Company – “Treating Patients with Autism in a Dental Setting”
Procter & Gamble Company – “Current Concepts in Preventive Dentistry”
New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute – Dr. Marvin Fier- “Real Life Restorative Problems: Solve with New Materials and Techniques”
New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute – Dr. Allan Fuhr- “Dental Implants”

2012
Align Technology, Inc. – “Invisalign Secrets of Success for the Orthodontic Practice”
Align Technology, Inc. – “Treatment Monitoring: Top Ten Things That Can Go Wrong”
New Jersey Health Professionals Development Institute – Dr. Daniel Pompa- “Medical Emergencies: Prevention, Preparations, Recognition and Management”
Align Technology, Inc. – Dr. David Galler – “27 Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Invisalign Success”
Align Technology, Inc. – Dr. David Galler – “Galler Spacing Technique for Invisalign”

 

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Dr. Ken Cirka, DMD
Philadelphia Cosmetic Dentist
1601 Walnut Street
Suite 1328
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Tel: 215.568.6277
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