Dr. Dwight Meierhenry, DDS, earned his Dental Degree from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Nebraska in 1963 and is licensed to practice dentistry in the states of California, Nebraska and Nevada.

Upon graduation, Dr. Meierhenry served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy from 1963 to 1965. He then received an honorable discharge to embark on his career in private practice Dentistry in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has has maintained his practice for over 40 years.

Some of the educational achievements and honors Dr. Meierhenry has attained and Dentistry related and other organizational activities he has been involved in over the years include the following:

1960’s 
1963-University of Nebraska-Doctor of Dental Surgery 
1963-US Navy Dental Corps 
1963-Council of National Board of Dental Examiners-Certificate of Attainment 
1963-State of California Board of Dental Examiners-License  
1964-US Naval Dental School-Endodontics Completion  
1964-State of Nevada Board of Dental Examiners-License 
1966-American Institute of Hypnosis Diploma 
1968-69-Clark County Dental Assistants Advisor  
1969-Honorable Discharge from United States Navy 

1970’s 
1971-St. Joseph Hospital–post graduate completion  
1971-72-Secretary-Clark County Dental Society 
1972-UCLA- participant–Oral Implantology  
1973-Squadron Award-Clark County Dental Society 
1973-Certificate of Appreciation-KLVX; Channel 10 
1973-74-President-Clark County Dental Society 
1974-The Academy of General Dentistry- Recognition of Good Standing & Participation in Continuing Education 
1976-American Dental Association-Recognition of Contribution of Scientific Program 
1977- United States Patent- Treatment of Warts 
1978-International Association for Orthodontics-Certificate of Membership 
1979-80-Secretary – Nevada State Dental Association 
1979-80-Vice President- Nevada State Dental Association 

1980’s 
1981-President- Boys’ Club of Clark County 
1981-ADA Annual Meeting - Honorary Officer
1981-82-President of Nevada Dental Association 
1983-USC-School of Dentistry-Certificate 
1985-94-Appreciation- Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners 
1985-Humana Hospital Sunrise-Recommendation of the Medical Executive Committee
-Reappointment to Medical Staff 
1985-88-Member of the Board of Dental Examiners State of Nevada 
1987-Recognition of Honorary Officer-ADA 
1987-Bronze Keystone- Boys Clubs of America-15 years of devoted services 
1987-ADA Recognition-For outstanding principles, & ethics 
1988- International College of Dentists-Recognition of Services 
1989-Colgate Dental Health Education Advisory Board-Recognition in Patient Education 

1990’s  
1990-92-American Dental Association-Recognition of outstanding principles, & ethics 
1991-Boys & Girls Club-More than 20 Years Support 
1991-94-Member of the Board of Dental Examiners State of Nevada 
1993-Phi Delta Theta Fraternity-Appreciation Award 
1993-94- Secretary-Treasurer- Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners 
1994-Pierre Fauchard Academy-Outstanding Contributions 
1994-Center for Disease Controls & Prevention-Certificate of Participation 
1995-American Dental Association-Recognition of Contributions 
1995-American Dental Association-Honorary Officer 
1995-
ADA National Convention Host

2000’s 
2004-Boys & Girls Club-Recognition of Support 
2004-Nebraska High School Hall of Fame-Football-1954 
 

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