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Travel & Lodging

Dr. Jay Gerber and Gerber Ortho Studies offers comprehensive orthodontic, occlusion airway, craniocervical, and TMD training for general practitioner dentists and their staff members.


The Center for Occlusal Studies is about two and a half hours from Pittsburgh, about three hours from Cleveland and Cincinnati, and five-six hours from Charlotte, NC and the Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD areas. Louisville, KY, Indianapolis, IN and Detroit, MI are all within a six hour drive. If you are not within driving distance, the information below will help you navigate to Parkersburg, WV.


Air travel

Yeager Airport, Charleston, WV (CRW) is about 75 miles from The Center and offer competitive airfares to destinations throughout the world, as well as nonstop flights to eleven major cities.

Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) (click here for map) is about 2 hours from the Center via I-70 East and I-77 South and 10 airlines serve Columbus including direct connections through Canada. All major rental car companies have facilities at CMH. Visit port-columbus.com for additional information.

Ground Transportation

The Center is conveniently located just off of the Interstate and easily accessible from both the Columbus, Ohio and Charleston, WV airports. 

  • Rental cars from most major providers are available at all area airports

  • Uber is available at both the Yeager Airport.


To receive a special discounted corporate rate at our partner hotels, please book your hotel by phone and mention you are attending a Gerber Ortho Studies course.

Holiday Inn Express
This virtually brand-new hotel is located at the intersection of I-77 and Emerson Ave., (Exit 179, just a short drive to the Center and features plenty of amenities.For reservations go to: SWOS booking link to the Holiday Inn Express & Suites  or call 304-916-7380 - be sure to mention you are attending an SWOS course to get your discounted room rate.

The Blennerhassett Hotel
An elegant, historic, full-service hotel located in downtown Parkersburg. The  hotel has boutique-style guestrooms and a Starbucks Coffee Bar is adjacent to the lobby. Spats Restaurant & Lounge features an elegant, comfortable atmosphere, exquisite cuisine, and an extensive list of fine wines. Seasonally, the Patio and Courtyard area features weekend entertainment. Call (800) 262-2536 or visit theblennerhassett.com

The Hampton Inn
A welcoming hotel conveniently located near The Center for Occlusal Studies. The hotel includes an indoor swimming pool, 24-hour business and fitness centers and serves a free hot breakfast each morning.  For reservations, call (304) 428-0555 or visit hamptoninn.com




For information on local attractions and recreational opportunities like whitewater rafting, historic museums, ziplining, skiing, and more, visit:

Downtown PKB
Greater Parkersburg Convention & Visitors Bureau