Dr. Brecht is an alumnus of Columbia College and received his dental degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. After completing a residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Fellowship at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Brecht earned certificates in both Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics from the New York Veterans Administration Medical Center where he also served at Chief Resident. Dr. Brecht is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics and Occlusion in the Division of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry at NYU College of Dentistry. He also serves as the Director of Maxillofacial Prosthetics in the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at NYUCD, where he has taught since 1987. He holds a joint appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center and NYU School of Medicine where he serves as the Director of Craniofacial Prosthetics at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and serves on department’s Cleft Palate, Craniofacial, Ear Anomalies, and Face Transplant teams. Dr. Brecht was recently appointed adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry as well. Dr. Brecht is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists and has served on its Board of Directors as well as a Past-President of the New York State Section. He is also a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, a Fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontics, the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and the New York Academy of Dentistry. He has served as the President of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics.