Dr. Stern was born and raised in NY and moved to Maryland in 2000 to attend Ner Israel Rabbinical College where he received his Master’s Degree in Talmudic Law in 2006. While attending rabbinical college he participated in a duel curriculum program with Towson University where he took his prerequisite classes to prepare for dental school. He was then accepted to University of Maryland Dental School where he graduated at the top of his class, Magna Cum Laude. Upon graduation, Dr. Stern was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) national dental honor society. He was chosen for this honor by his faculty based on his exemplary character and academic achievements. Dr. Stern continued at the University of Maryland to complete his orthodontic training where he served as chief resident for the program. During his residency he completed original research in orthodontic adhesives earning him a Masters in Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Stern has served on the John Hopkins Cleft palate team and has lectured both at the university and at local study clubs. Always trying to provide his patients with the best treatment options available Dr. Stern has traveled across the country to receive additional training in the most contemporary orthodontic techniques. He is a certified provider of Wilkodontics® Accelerated Osteogenic OrthodonticsTM, Invisalign®, and is trained in the Six Elements of Orofacial Harmony, with additional training in its application to Orthognathic surgical planning. The “Six Elements of Orofacial Harmony” pioneered by Dr. Larry Andrews emphasizes a comprehensive view of the face, teeth, jaws, and joints, to achieve optimal health, function, and facial esthetics. Dr. Stern currently serves as president of the Maimonides Dental Study Club located in Pikesville, MD. Among Dr. Stern’s many achievements, in 2015 and 2016 was named as a Top Dentist by Baltimore Magazine. Dr. Stern believes in giving back to the community and has participated in a wide range of community service ranging from the Special Olympics to Quest for Care (dental fund for the indigent). He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Mid Atlantic Society of Orthodontists, Maryland State Society of Orthodontists, as well as the American Dental Association. Dr. Stern is known not only for his skill as an orthodontist, but for his charismatic personality, his warmth, and concern for all. He is well liked by his patients, staff and peers. At heart, he is very much a family man and enjoys spending his time off with his wife Barbara and their four wonderful children.