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Education:
  • B.A., Biology (1993), St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (1998), University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis
  • Certificate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2002), University of Rochester & Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York
Professional Activities
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Verified Patient Reviews

4.5 out of 5 (327 Reviews) (33 Comments)

Overall patient ratings are based on the average score given by The Dental Specialists patients who voluntarily complete a satisfaction survey from Press Ganey, a nationally recognized firm dedicated to improving patient experience. Click to learn more about our patient ratings.

3.8 out of 5
April 18, 2019
Novocaine did not seem to reach its full effect and additional had to be administered during the procedure [tooth extraction]. After the third attempt, I just said to continue as I had just gone through 3 days waiting to be seen and I was ready to have no more pain. Not sure what would have made this experience better.
2.3 out of 5
March 1, 2019
There was not a lot of communication before the procedure.
5 out of 5
February 20, 2019
Very professional staff
5 out of 5
January 21, 2019
I've always had a good experience with this office, with various dentists. I had TWO extractions done, the doctor was VERY gentle and there was no pain and very little discomfort. I have already had conversations with friends relating how pleased I was.
5 out of 5
December 27, 2018
Was very impressed with the doctor!
5 out of 5
December 18, 2018
everyone made me very comfortable. literally and figuratively.
5 out of 5
November 30, 2018
Doctor.Gerlach his great! he answer all my questions/concerns on my teeth.
3.5 out of 5
November 26, 2018
The only downsides are that I have a week-long bruise from the injection and I regained consciousness with a scab on the corner of my lip. Other than that, the procedure went fine.
5 out of 5
November 19, 2018
very satisfied
4 out of 5
October 22, 2018
I trust the doctor's opinion, but I didn't feel a "connection" with the doctor. The visit felt slightly impersonal.
5 out of 5
September 25, 2018
I will definitely be back when I need additional dental work performed of a surgical nature!
4.8 out of 5
August 20, 2018
Just want to place my "Fair" response in context.My visit was regarding the potential extraction of my wisdom teeth and the exam consisted pretty much on me opening my mouth and saying ahhhhh. Didn't take a full minute, nothing else was really needed.
5 out of 5
August 2, 2018
The care was excellent.
5 out of 5
June 20, 2018
very pleased and satisfied with Doctor and staff
5 out of 5
June 13, 2018
Very thorough.
4.9 out of 5
May 29, 2018
I was there for an extraction which is pretty straightforward. with that said doctor communication was good.
5 out of 5
May 7, 2018
I am over 70 and disabled. Dr. Todd Gerlach was very patient. He educated me to causes, challenges, and options. I felt in skilled, competent care. He checked on comfort level throughout the procedure. He had to section the tooth to extract it. I felt very fortunate to have access to this expertise!
1.8 out of 5
April 19, 2018
He did not listen regarding pain
5 out of 5
April 4, 2018
Dr . Getlach identified the problem right away and treated me.
1.4 out of 5
March 21, 2018
I felt that the procedure I was going to have did not involve a lot of $, therefore, his lack of interest in the case or helping me was limited.
1.8 out of 5
March 18, 2018
I was suppose to get a consultation before my wisdom teeth extraction, such as what to do after my wisdom teeth removal and what to expect. instead of doing so, they went straight to surgery.
5 out of 5
March 14, 2018
I was thoroughly happy with Dr. Gerlach and his assistant. Professional, efficient, friendly.
3.9 out of 5
March 5, 2018
I was told to read the pamphlet to learn how to treat my mouth after wisdom tooth extraction.
4.9 out of 5
February 8, 2018
loved assistant and Doctor Gerlach.
4.9 out of 5
January 29, 2018
Todd Gerlach was great. The procedure was pretty quick, relatively painless, and my recovery has been good.
5 out of 5
January 15, 2018
Appreciative to care and quickness of assisting patient in urgent need of services received immediately.
4.7 out of 5
January 11, 2018
only spent 5 minutes with the doctor for a consult.
1 out of 5
December 14, 2017
Not really concerned about her wisdom teeth more convey on pushing for a mouth guard. Very quick didn't really take time to talk to us about the wisdom teeth.which is why we were there.
5 out of 5
October 23, 2017
I was surprisingly pleased that my daughter's anxiety for the future oral surgery decreased after her consultation with the doctor. She seems to feel comfortable and confident now.
5 out of 5
October 19, 2017
my doctor was !!
5 out of 5
September 18, 2017
Excellent doctor. Very efficient.
5 out of 5
August 8, 2017
Excellent.
4.8 out of 5
August 5, 2017
I saw Dr. Todd Gerlach to have a tooth removed which had become infected to the point where I was in pain and on antibiotics prescribed by my regular dentist. He was very friendly, took time to answer my questions, and delivered quality dental care.
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