Meet the Doctor
About DR. STERN
Brief IntroductionDr. Michael Stern of Smile Brighter Willoughby Hills provides quality care for patients in and around the community. He focuses on ensuring patients enjoy optimum oral health and wellness.
Educational BackgroundWidely known in our area as an extensively trained dentist, Dr. Stern has enhanced the health and beauty of smiles for patients of all ages, working with several anchors from Fox-8 News, and formerly served as the official dentist for the Cleveland Browns.
ExperienceA highly experienced practitioner, Dr. Stern has received a number of honors and awards in his career. Some of those he holds most dear include the Fellowship Degree from the Academy of General Dentistry, the Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management, and the Fellowship Degree from the International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics.
Nature Of The DoctorStudying with Dr. Bill Dorfman, renowned for his work on ABC's Extreme Makeover, Dr. Stern has maintained an eye on the latest trends in cosmetic dentistry as they make their way from Hollywood to other parts of the country.
Community Service And Extra ActivitiesDr. Stern, in addition to continuing education and specific training, served as a member of several organizations, including taking the role of both president and director of public education with the Northeastern Ohio Dental Society. He also served on a local and national level in his membership with Health Tap, the world’s leading Interactive Health Network. A member of the board of trustees with the North Coast Spring Dental Education Meeting, Dr. Stern is also a part of the American Dental Association, the Ohio Dental Association, and the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He has been listed in the Marquis Who's Who in the World, in America, in Medicine and Healthcare, in the Midwest, and he has worked with Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry as a post-graduate adjunct lecturer. While at Ohio State, Dr. Stern was an officer of the Block O Cheering Section, helping design display stunts used during the games and after touchdowns.
Dr. Stern is close with his grown children, who live in various parts of the world. His son Jeff, who lives in Berlin, Germany, performs techno music, and he can be found on Google as Jeff Samuel. His daughter, Stephanie lives in the Minneapolis area and his son, Greg lives in The Piedmont Area in North Carolina. Although his spare time is limited, Dr. Stern enjoys visiting with family, fine dining, travel, cars, gardening, and music.
The training and expert skill behind Dr. Stern, although impressive, does not compare to the joy he feels in helping patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles. Contact us today to meet Dr. Stern, and experience the dental care you deserve.