Meet The Doctor

Meet The Doctor

Dr. Veihdeffer earned degrees from the following schools:dr

  • Bachelors of Science at University of Dayton (1975)
  • Masters in Education at Gannon University (1977)
  • Degree in Dental Medicine at University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry (1981)

Dr. Veihdeffer has been a licensed, practicing general dentist since 1981 and an active member of the dental community.

Dental Organizations:

  • Member of American Dental Association
  • Member of Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • Member of Erie County Dental Association
  • Former Vice President of PDA
  • Former president of PDA Ninth District
  • Former president of ECDA
  • PDA Delegate for over 15 years
  • ECDA Delegate
  • Former PDA Council for Concerned Colleagues
  • Former PDA Council on Dental Practice
  • Former ECDA Patient Relations
  • Former Chairperson for state and local social committees
  • N.E.R.B. Consultant*

*Dr. Bill is a consultant examiner for the North East Regional Board which is responsible for licensing all prospective dentists. N.E.R.B. is now CDCA- Commission on Dental Competency Assessments.

Professional Boards:

  • Delta Dental Board of Directors
  • Former Saint Vincent Health Center Board of Corporators
  • Former Bell Insurance Agency
  • Former Gannondale Advisory Board
  • Former Erie County Council on Aging
  • Consultant for PDAIS (Pennsylvania Dental Association Insurance Services inc.)

Teaching History:

  • LECOM School of Dentistry – Instructor/Preceptor (2016- Present)
  • Annual Lecturer-LECOM School of Medicine, Sports Medicine Program (Dental Injuries in Sports)
  • Woodrow Wilson Middle School – Science Director, Learning Lab (1975-1977)
  • Cathedral Prep – Earth/Space Science (1975-1977)
  • Cathedral Prep – Chemistry (1975-1977)

Community Outreach:

Dr. Bill proudly treats our Veterans of the Soldiers and Sailors Home in Erie and also the students in the Erie School District who require dental examination. He is a volunteer at Saint Paul’s Neighborhood Free Dental Clinic. Dr. Bill also routinely does PA military screenings for the Army and the Navy.

Dr. Bill’s daughter, Christy was our registered dental hygienist from 2006 until 2013. Christy graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Division of Dental Hygiene where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree. In addition, she completed a rural externship and community outreach program in Sutton, WV. Christy is a member of the ADHA. She also volunteered at St. Paul’s Neighborhood Free Dental Clinic, was involved annually in Give Kid’s a Smile Day, and helped provide military screenings for the Army and the Navy. She has since moved to Chicago where she continues to practice dental hygiene and is a sales consultant for Johnson and Johnson.

The current full time dental staff includes Diane as office manager, Ashley as dental assistant, and Rachael as our dental hygienist.