Jerry Q. Gilder is a native of Mississippi. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Engineering and served in the U S Navy as a pilot before graduating from the University of Tennessee in 1977 with his Doctor of Dental Surgery. Dr. Gilder has practiced dentistry in Hattiesburg for over 37 years.
He is a member and past president of the Mississippi Dental Association, and a member of the ADA, South MS Dental Association, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and numerous other professional associations. He frequently attends continuing education courses and enjoys being a member of the Rotary Club.
Dr. Gilder is married to his lovely wife Nancy, and they have two children Tim and Chrissy. Tim and his wife Vicki have two children Madison and Davis. Chrissy and her husband Josh live in Chicago where Chrissy is continuing her education. Dr. Gilder enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.
Dr. Gilder prides himself on making his patients feel like they are guests in his home. He is known to sing to them as he takes care of their dental needs. He is well known for his attention to detail and beautiful cosmetic dentistry. He loves what he does and loves meeting and helping his patients smile with confidence.