Scott D. Galkin, DMD
Dr. Scott Galkin's practice, Galkin Orthodontics, is a family practice where the entire staff is committed to providing modern, cutting-edge orthodontic treatments for children and adults. A native of Woodbridge, Dr. Galkin is proud to serve his local community.
“We try to make the experience fun and exciting for our patients,” he says.
Dr. Galkin received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, dental degree from UMDNJ/New Jersey Dental School—where he graduated first in his class and earned the William S. Kramer Award of Excellence—and orthodontic training at Columbia University’s School of Dental and Oral Surgery.
Dr. Galkin is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and past president of the Middlesex County Dental Society. He is an associate attending orthodontist at JFK Hospital and serves on the hospital’s credentials committee.
“I love how happy you can make people by giving them a nice smile,” he says.
“He's always kind, professional and always there to help in an emergency."-Marcela, Woodbridge
"He's an amazing orthodontist. He's kind and friendly, and great at treating special needs kids as well. I've had a wonderful experience there, and he offers numerous financial plans to make sure everyone who needs orthodontic care can receive it." -Joy, Colonia
"Dr. Galkin always has an smile for everyone. His professionalism makes us parents confident that our children are in good hands, and his caring and understanding manner makes the children comfortable. Dr. Galkin is the best!" -Martha, Woodbridge
"Dr. Galkin is a patient, caring and knowledgeable orthodontist. He keeps the parents well-informed and readily answers questions. Both of my children have been under his expert care." -Jennifer, Parlin
"Dr. Galkin is an amazing doctor! He's very nurturing and reliable. My entire family currently has braces so we've all experienced his wonderful bedside manner personally! He's by far one of the best orthodontists." -Leslie, Avenel
"Dr. Galkin's very kid-friendly. His office isn't intimidating, which makes my kids feel comfortable going to him. He also encourages independence and accountability in the kids by making them responsible for their oral hygiene. He's one of a kind." -Melissa, Rahway
"Dr. Galkin knows what he's talking about. The office staff, scheduling and appointments are without issue." -Marisa, Woodbridge
"Dr. Scott Galkin is very considerate and soft spoken. His staff is always helpful and they accommodate scheduling requests." -Namita, Edison
"Dr. Galkin is very friendly and nice to kids and parents. He makes sure he answers all the questions and concerns that we have. He's always early or on time to the clinic, so we never had to wait for the doc to come in unlike other clinics. His staff is excellent, polite and flexible in making convenient appointments. Dr. Galkin is the best orthodontist and is liked by all!" -Radha, Iselin
"He's friendly and knowledgeable and always takes the time to answer questions or address concerns." -Karen, Fanwood
"He has perfected both of my children's teeth and is a really great guy. He's easy to talk to and very nice. Most importantly he has a great bedside manner." -Dorothy, Colonia
"He's always friendly and upbeat. His office is run efficiently and the staff is friendly. Most importantly he does a great job with the orthodontics!" -Cheryl, Carteret
"He's awesome and he trains his staff in the same way, too. They're always smiling and ready to help all the time. Plus, there's no wait time." -Swera, Iselin
"He's great with my children. He takes the time to explain not only what is going in their mouth but why it's needed. Everyone in the office is very nice and helpful—they have a great staff and excellent hours. I love taking my kids to the orthodontist!" -Tracy, Carteret
"He's great with my daughter and the staff is phenomenal. He's very patient and answers any question I might have. Not only is he a great dentist, but he is also my town's favorite dentist." -Dana, Colonia
"He's the best doctor ever. He's professional and kind. I like that you go to the office and they don't make you wait. He's always nice and we talk about football." -Andrew, Ford
"He takes the time to explain procedures, he answers all questions without rushing to get to the next patient. He's courteous, kind and has a wonderful staff. The flexibility in office hours is also a plus." -Raquel, South Amboy
" He's great! He's sweet, kind, explains things to kids and parents. My kids like that he tells them what his plans are regarding their care! He's also great with adults!" -Stella, Clark
"His ease with patients and parents is very comforting. He explains every step of the orthodontic process from the first consultation and continuing with each appointment." -Karen, Carteret
"His office is very clean, the staff there is awesome and very friendly. He's a wonderful doctor who takes his time to explain to patients what they need." -Idania, Perth Amboy
"My daughter has special needs and he always takes the time to make sure she's comfortable in her surroundings before even starting any work. Although she may not always understand what is being done, he has the patience to make her happy and not afraid." -Kathy, Woodbridge
"My daughter loves going to her appointments. It's a very comfortable atmosphere, complete with an incentive program to promote responsibility and good health." -Candace, Colonia
"My son has never been to this kind of dentist and he and his staff have made the experience great for my son who has a heart condition and can get so nervous he tends to throw up, but so far with a three-step procedure he has done great with it." -Ana Maria, Keyport
"Kids don't often enjoy going to the dentist, but in this case my son can't wait to sit in the chair. The overall experience is pleasant and the dentist and his staff are very friendly."-Gary, Edison
"Very professional. Wait times are less than 5 minutes. Explains the treatment and next steps. The work is done very fast. The front desk ladies and assistants are very efficient and polite; so is the dentist. The wooden coins are incentives for good behaviors in the kids." -Rajdeep, Edison
Scott D. Galkin, DMD
This is an advertising profile from the December 2016 issue of New Jersey Family.