Meet Dr. Merker – Hoboken Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
Dr. Lara Merker
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Dr. Lara Merker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She received her D.M.D. from Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (formerly the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) and continued her specialty training by completing a three-year surgical residency program in Periodontics and Implantology at the New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Merker is a member of the American Academy of Periodontics, Academy of Osseointegration, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, New Jersey Society of Periodontists, American Dental Association and New Jersey Dental Association. Dr. Merker was recently honored with the American Associations of Womens Dentistry Award. She attends multiple conferences and continuing education courses each year where she passionately continues to stay on the cutting edge of periodontics.
Creating a relaxing environment and ensuring that you are fully informed about all aspects of your treatment is Dr. Merker’s top priority. She will spend ample time explaining the hows and why of periodontal and implant diagnosis and treatment. She believes that communication is the key to the overall success, health, and wellbeing of her patients. Dr. Merker’s goal is to make you feel comfortable and stress-free while providing excellent periodontal and implant dentistry.
Dr. Merker is the Director of the post graduate program in periodontics at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. In her position, she trains and educates future periodontists.
Dr. Merker was selected by her fellow New Jersey dentists as a New Jersey Monthly Magazine Top Dentist in 2014. Dr. Merker was also selected as a top dentist by Montclair Monthly Magazine and Milburn Monthly Magazine.