DR. RONALD GOLDSTEIN: Dr. Ronald Goldstein is currently Clinical Professor of Oral Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, Augusta, Georgia, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Prosthodontics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Visiting Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging and Continuing Education at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California, Adjunct Professor of Restorative Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas and formerly a Special Lecturer in Esthetic Dentistry at Emory University School of Dentistry, Atlanta, Georgia.
Dr. Goldstein has presented continuing education courses at more than twenty universities and lectured at over 300 dental meetings in the United States, Canada, South America, Australia, the Orient and throughout Europe. He is a contributor to ten published texts and author of the text Esthetics In Dentistry, published by B. C. Decker. He is co-author of other texts, including Bleaching Teeth, Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Porcelain and Composite Inlays & Onlays, Complete Dental Bleaching, and Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry -- all published by Quintessence Publishing Company. His best-selling consumer book for the public entitled Change Your Smile, now in its third edition, is also published by Quintessence, and has been read by over l,000,000 people and has been translated into six languages. He writes a regular column entitled, "Beauty Matters" for the Season magazine.
Dr. Goldstein served three years as resident dental consultant and produced over 70 consumer-oriented programs on all phases of dentistry for the popular television feature "P.M. Magazine." He has also been featured in 29 different dental video productions consisting of over 40 clinical teaching hours. His "Anterior Fixed Restoration Esthetic Principles" made for the American Dental Association, was winner of the l982 John Muir Medical Film Festival Award for Dentistry.
He is co-founder and past-president of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and a past-president of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity and the Fifth District Dental Society in Atlanta, Georgia. He also is a member of The International Academy of Gnathology, and the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. Dr. Goldstein is Immediate Past President of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry.
Dr. Goldstein is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, The International College of Dentists, an Honorable Fellow of the Georgia Dental Association, and an honorary member of O.K.U. Scholastic Fraternity. He is also a member of the American Association for Dental Research and The International Association for Dental Research. In l986 Dr. Goldstein was elected to the National Academies of Practice as a Distinguished Practitioner. In 1992 the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry awarded him the first Charles L. Pincus Award for his contributions to Esthetic Dentistry. The same year, he was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Cosmetic Dentistry Award from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In 1997 Dr. Goldstein was bestowed the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity?s most prestigious award for "meritorious contributions to dentistry and its allied sciences," joining past recipients Albert Einstein and Jonas Salk.
Dr. Goldstein is married to Judy, and the father of three dentists and a physician. He practices in Atlanta, Georgia.