John Joseph Thaler II

Prosthodontist

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About Dr. Thaler II

Dr. Thaler received an AB in Mathematics from Holy Cross College and Bachelor of Science degrees in Zoology and Science Education from the University of Maryland. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery and completed a General Practice Residency at Portsmouth Naval Hospital and his Residency in Prosthodontics at the Naval Dental School in Bethesda.

In addition to being a key member of the team at ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Harrisburg, Dr. Thaler has served as a Dental Officer in the United States Navy. He had a private Prosthodontic practice in Delaware for 18 years and has practiced in Pennsylvania since 1991. He has served on the faculties of Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, Temple University Dental School, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Thaler has been a member of the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics, the American College of Prosthodontists, the Pennsylvania Prosthodontics Association, and the Academy of Osseointegration. In his free time, he enjoys family time, reading, woodworking, and triathlon endurance competition.

“Helping a fellow human being eliminate their pain, suffering and embarrassment, reviving their hope, and restoring their health, comfort, function, esthetics and self-esteem is, indeed, a treasured privilege.”

Career Highlights

  • AB – Holy Cross College
  • BS – University of Maryland
  • DDS – Baltimore College of Dental Surgery
  • Member of the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics
  • Member of the American College of Prosthodontists
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Prosthodontics Association
  • Member of the Academy of Osseointegration
  • Retired Naval Dental Officer
  • Has lectured locally, nationally and in Canada on the topics of Prosthodontics and dental implants