About Dr. Wolf

 

Laurene Wolf, D.M.D., M.S.D.DrwolfHolidaycards2016l-2

Dr. Wolf is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, which is the highest standard of excellence in the orthodontic profession. In order to be designated a diplomate, she had to demonstrate extraordinary skill and knowledge by completing a series of rigorous exams along with peer evaluations. Only 1 in 3 orthodontists have achieved this high status.

Dr. Wolf graduated as Valedictorian from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. While in dental school, Dr. Wolf was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society and the Matthew Cryer Honor Society of the University of Pennsylvania. She was also honored with several other prestigious academic and clinical awards including:

• International College of Dentists Award
• Organization of Teachers Oral Diagnosis Award
• American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Award
• Henry M. Goldman Award in Pathology
• Basil Adams Quintessence Award in Restorative Dentistry
• American Equilibration Society Award

She completed her orthodontic training at one of the most esteemed residency programs in the country, the University of Washington in Seattle, where she received her certificate of Orthodontics and Masters of Science and Dentistry.

Dr. Wolf is involved in organized dentistry and is a member of many professional organizations both locally and nationally including:
• College of Diplomates of the American Board of Orthodontics
• American Dental Association
• New Jersey Dental Association
• Central NJ Dental Association
• American Association of Orthodontics
• Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontics
• New Jersey Association of Orthodontics
• Orthodontic Advisor, Seattle Study Club

Dr. Wolf is also the former president of the Central New Jersey Dental Society. While president, she was instrumental in Children’s Dental Health Month, where her local chapter hosted local school children to their annual event. She also further supports this event at the local elementary schools. This includes a fun filled and educational day for the students to learn about proper oral health care and also receive a take-home gift that includes tooth brush, floss and information about orthodontic care. Annually, over 2,300 children have participated in the program. She also has been asked to discuss Orthodontics at the local schools during Career Days and graciously accepted. In 2008, Dr. Wolf established the “Giving Smiles™” program, a nonprofit organization that recognizes and rewards local children who are making an outstanding and significant contribution in the community. Her program also supports the community through scholarships for high school students and raising money for the charity “Steps-Together”.

In  2016 Dr. Wolf was honored as one of Somerset County's "Outstanding Women of the Year" in the field of Medicine by the Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women.

As a native of New Jersey, Dr. Wolf returned from Seattle to begin her orthodontic practice in Hillsborough in 1998. As an active community resident, she resides in Hillsborough with her husband, Howard, and her two daughters, Carly and Reese.