Dr. Scott Schaffer, DMD

Dr. Scott Schaffer, DMD

Dentistry  |  
Male  |  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

For over 30 years, Dr. Scott Schaffer has delivered the highest quality dental care to patients in Clark, NJ and beyond. He earned his dental degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and is a member of a many leading dental organizations. His professional affiliations include: the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, New Jersey Dental Association, and the Union County Dental Society. Dr. Schaffer is also a Practitioner Investigator with the PEARL Research Network at the NYU School of Dental Medicine. In addition, he has been elected by its membership to serve on its Executive Committee. He is a proud co-author of PEARL Network's studies, and has presented his findings at the International Association or Dental Researchers Convention. Dr. Schaffer is also a Dental Product Evaluator with Ascend Publishing. He is dedicated to constant improvement and is certified by the Rosenthal Institute of Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry at New York University. His staff and patients regard him to be very detail-oriented and something of a perfectionist.

Valley Road Dental Excellence

77 Valley Rd

Clark, NJ 07066
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Accepted insurance

  • Delta Dental
  • United Concordia

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Schaffer "Here at Valley Road Dental Excellence, we understand the importance of good oral health. We are committed to providing the best dental care in a fun, pleasant, and professional environment.

We offer a full range of dental services for Clark, NJ and beyond. We have the knowledge and expertise to meet all of your needs in one convenient location. Our office always uses the latest dental technology to better serve and care for its patients. We are happy to provide a full range of services from routine check-ups and fillings to aesthetic and restorative treatments like veneers and dental implants."


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Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Trauma
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Plaque
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • TMJ
  • Tender Gums
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache


  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Physical Examination
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York University - BA Psychobiology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine - D.M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Schaffer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schaffer to family and friends
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Dr. Schaffer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in New Jersey |
Dr. Schaffer is perfect. My friend who's a hygienist who recommended the dental practice to me.
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Dr. Schaffer accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Delta Dental
  • United Concordia

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