About Dr. Hurwitz
     
 
Dr. Henry Hurwitz is a native Philadelphian who grew up in Overbrook Park and later in Haddonfield, New Jersey. He received his Undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and his dental degree from Temple University.

Upon graduation from dental school, he served in a hospital internship and then worked in a Philadelphia Health Department Children’s Clinic. In 1972 he was appointed to the faculty of the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine. He served as Director of the Preclinical Anatomy Laboratory from 1976 to 1989. In addition he was a clinical Instructor and a lecturer in anatomy and occlusion. Dr. Hurwitz returned to his alma mater-Temple Dental School- in 2001 when he was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Restorative Dentistry. Currently Dr. Hurwitz has returned as part-time faculty at Penn Dental School where he is a Clinical Assistant Professor.

Dr. Hurwitz is a member of the American Dental Association and its local affiliates, The American Academy of Periodontology, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry. He has been honored with a Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry.

To receive this honor, one must pass a comprehensive test on all phases of dentistry and complete over 500 hours of continuing education. In recent years Dr. Hurwitz practice has placed special emphasis on Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry and also Implants.

Dr. Hurwitz is married and has two daughters. His wife Jessica Joern is an artist who works in oil, fiber and wood. When not in the office, Dr. Hurwitz is usually found on the tennis court, sailing, traveling, or taking photographs.