Dr. Gregg Frey
Get to Know Dr. Gregg Frey
Dr. Frey was born in Allentown, PA and graduated from Emmaus High School where he played football. He attended Hartwick College and Penn State University. Dr. Frey was given early acceptance to Temple University School of Dentistry and received his doctorate degree with honors. While attending Temple Dental School, Dr. Frey was selected to all honor societies, graduated in the top 5 in his dental class, received a graduation award for clinical ability and was elected to OKU National Dental Honor Society (Summa Cum Laude).
After graduation, Dr. Frey served in the U.S. Navy Dental Corps at the submarine base, New London, CT. After two years of active duty, he returned to Temple University's Orthodontic Program. He graduated and established his home and practice in the Lehigh Valley.
Dr. Frey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). This distinction is held by fewer than 25% of orthodontists nationwide. ABO certification represents the culmination of 5-10 years of written and oral examinations and independent expert review of actual treated patients. Recently Dr. Frey voluntarily recertified.
Dr. Frey has been a guest on local television and nationally-syndicated television programs. He has also been featured in the local newspaper regarding orthodontic advancements. In 2004, the Consumer Review Council of America named Dr. Frey one of "America's Top Orthodontists." Dr. Frey and his team were selected by the Lehigh Valley's Morning Call Readers Choice survey as "Best Orthodontist" in 2007, 2008, and 2009 and named "Best Orthodontist" by Lehigh Valley Style Magazine in 2010 and 2011.
Dr. Frey and his wife, Dana, a former dental hygienist and graduate of University of Pennsylvania, enjoy running, biking and soccer. Before their two boys, Scott and Dan, were born, they participated in local running races, marathons, triathlons, the Velodrome developmental series and also cycle-toured Europe. Dr. Frey has a National soccer coaching license (NSCAA) earned at the University of NotreDame and a "B" and "C" USSF license earned at University of South Florida. Dr. Frey has coached for the St. Thomas More Soccer Club, Lower Macungie Youth Association and Lehigh Valley Select team. He most recently coached the Western Lehigh Sharks-a boys Premier team. In 2004, this U-17 Western Lehigh team was the Pennsylvania state finalist and ranked as high as 27th in the USA. Dr. Frey's sons also are pursuing a career in dentistry. Scott is completing his orthodontic residency at the University of Colorado, while Dan is currently attending Temple University School of Dentistry .
As an airplane pilot, Dr. Frey completed his commercial multiengine certificate with a multiengine and instrument rating. He also was the crew chief for his father's SCCA E Production Porsche Speedster-many times a national champion contender. Dr. Frey now owns a 914-6 GT Porsche vintage racecar which he enjoys taking to race circuits across the country in vintage race series. He has acheived overall wins and podium finishes at Watkins Glen, Virginia International Raceway, and Mid Ohio racetracks. Musically, Dr. Frey took piano lessons for 7 years and is a member of the Sentinels Drum Corps drum line.
Certifications and Honors
- Diplomate American Board of Orthodontics
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors Society
- American Academy of Laser Dentistry
- Lehigh Valley Society of Orthodontics (past president)
- American Association of Orthodontists
- World Federation of Orthodontists
- Lehigh Valley Dental Society
- Pennsylvania Society of Orthodontists
- Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
Both of my boys go to Dr. Frey and everything he said would happen, did! He works magic! The staff is more than just professional and friendly; they accommodate their patients and are happy to help in any way. My boys don't dread going to see Dr. Frey; they have so many things for the kids going on year round. They make an otherwise unpleasant experience fun and exciting for the kids!