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Ballston Spa, NY 12020
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Meet the Doctor

Fred Dreher, DDS

ballston spa mercury-free dentist Dr. Dreher was born in Laurel, MD, but grew up in Ballston Spa when his parents returned to the area, graduating from Ballston Spa High School in 1981. He attended Springfield College in Massachusetts, graduating in 1985. Then it was off to Columbia University Dental School in New York City, where he graduated from in 1990. Dr. Dreher completed his residency at Goldwater Memorial Hospital in New York City in 1991.

Dr. Dreher began private practice in 1992, opening his first office at 7 Union Street in Ballston Spa. In October of 2001, the state-of-the-art office at 410 Rowland Street opened.

Dr. Dreher has incorporated the latest in technology into his practice. Dr. Dreher offers sedation dentistry, which allows fearful or nervous patients to receive care comfortably. The office is equipped with a CEREC restoration unit, which allows many patients to receive all porcelain inlays, onlays or crowns in one visit. The office also has digital x-ray, a Waterlase laser, a DIAGNOdent for early cavity detection, tooth whitening systems, state-of-the-art sterilization equipment and all the equipment necessary for safe mercury filling removal. Patients can expect to receive the best in customer service, with a beverage and snack center, paraffin waxing, and HDTV’s offered for patient comfort. Dr. Dreher and his team focus on patient education and providing each patient with high quality treatment in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere of mutual respect.

Dr. Dreher is a firm believer in continuing education for himself and his team. Dr. Dreher’s postgraduate coursework includes programs on the latest in infection control, mini-implants, pediatric dentistry, laser certification, Cerec training, The Pride Institute, IAOMT protocol for safe mercury removal, naturopathy and more.

Dr. Dreher is a member of the BBB, the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, the Fourth District New York State Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Saratoga County Dental Society, The IAOMT, and the Holistic Dental Society and is board certified by the American Naturopathic Medical Certification Board.

Dr. Dreher and his wife Kelly live locally with their three children. In his spare time, Dr. Dreher enjoys spending time with his family, camping and is an avid sports fan. 

Dr. Dreher’s philosophy for the office can be summed up in this quote: “It’s not often you can go somewhere and feel at home. We try our best to provide that for our patients. Come join us and see for yourself!”