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; Adjunct Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and formerly a Special Lecturer in Esthetic Dentistry at Emory University School of Dentistry, Atlanta, Georgia, as well as former Visiting Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging and Continuing Education at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Dr. Goldstein has presented continuing education courses at more than twenty universities and lectured at over 400 dental meetings throughout the world.
He is a contributor to ten published texts and author of the text Esthetics In Dentistry, published by BC Decker. He is co-author of other texts, including Bleaching Teeth, Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Porcelain and Composite Inlays And Onlays, Complete Dental Bleaching, and Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry --all published by Quintessence Publishing. His best-selling consumer book, 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 eight languages. He is past editor of the In Practice column of Contemporary Esthetics and Restorative Practice and past co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Esthetic Dentistry. He is also on the Editorial Boards of Dentistry Today, Inside Dentistry, and Dimensions of Dental Hygiene.
Dr. Goldstein served three years as resident dental consultant and produced over 70 consumer-oriented programs on dentistry for the popular television show "PM Magazine." He has also been featured in over 50 dental video productions. 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. In recent years he was featured on the Discovery Health Channels program, The Painless Dentist and ABCs 20/20 documentary on cosmetic dentistry. He also is author of the column Beauty Matters in Southern Seasons magazine, as well as on the Editorial Advisory Board for New Beauty magazine.
He is co-founder and past-president of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, past-president of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry, and past-president of Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity. He is a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the American Association for Dental Research and the International Association for Dental Research. 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 OKU Scholastic Fraternity.
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 highest award of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. In 1997 Dr. Goldstein was bestowed the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternitys 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 has practiced dentistry in Atlanta, Georgia for 50 years.