David L. Gordley
Dr. Gordley graduated from the West Virginia University School of Dentistry. After graduation Dr. Gordley completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency in the United States Air Force, furthering his skills in the cosmetic and surgical aspects of dentistry. He then served as a dentist in the United States Air Force where he was awarded a Commendation Medal for both his professional accomplishments, and his work in the local community. David has continued in his service to the Slippery Rock community for over 10 years. He serves as SRU's team dentist and he founded the Slippery Rock youth wrestling program. Dr. Gordley is a guest lecturer at SRU on the topic of sports trauma. He also provides annual lectures at local elementary schools on the topic of tobacco awareness and oral health.
Of further note, Dr. Gordley has studied oral implantology at both the Midwest Implant Institute and the Zimmer Institute. He has also studied advanced esthetic restoration and occlusion at the Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago, and at the prestigious Spear Institute in Scottsdale, AZ. Dr. Gordley is a certified Invisalign provider and has completed several advanced courses on Invisalign treatment. David believes in treating others as he would like to be treated himself. He gets to know each his patients as individuals and provides them with exceptional dental care.
Dr. Gordley is a member of the ADA, the CDS (Christian Dental Society), PADS (Pennsylvania Dental Society), the IAO (International Association for Orthodontics), the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the Academy for Sports Dentistry, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Internationally, he has served as a missionary dentist in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and the Honduras. As seen in Pittsburgh magazine, Dr. Gordley has been named by his peers as one of the region's top dentists for 5 years in a row from 2007-2011 (usatopdentists.com), in 2013, and again in 2014. Additionally, he has been named one of America's Top Dentists in 2011, 2013, and 2014 by the Consumers Research Council of America. David enjoys hunting, fishing, biking, and skiing in his leisure time as well as spending time with his three daughters, Lauren, Aubrey, and Claire.