Dr. Joel Efron was born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, New York. Dr. Efron has been a resident of New Jersey since 1981. After attending State University at Albany, Dr. Efron attended dental school at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with honors & was given a prestigious award at graduation. In 1981, Dr. Efron spent three months at the Queen Victoria Hospital in England doing Oral Surgery. Dr. Efron has been in private practice since 1981.
He has served as the chief of Oral Surgery and Chairman of the Dental Department on numerous occasions at Somerset Medical Center which is now RWJ Somerset. Dr. Efron is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a member of the American Dental Association. He is also a member of the New Jersey Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Efron & his wife and two children reside in New Jersey. Dr. Efron and his family are avid animal lovers. He and his family have been involved with taking in abandoned animals and have rescued many dogs over the years and plan to continue to do so. Dr. Efron loved skiing and wind surfing and presently still enjoys outdoor activities with his family.