Bert Goldfinger, D.D.S.

Director of Pre-Clinical Education, Co-Director of Professional Licensure Examinations

Associate Professor of Dental Medicine

Touro College of Dental Medicine

Biography

Dr. Bert Goldfinger is Director of Preclinical Education, Co-Director of Professional Licensure Examinations, and an Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM). Dr. Goldfinger joined TCDM in 2015 when the school was established and previously served as the Director of Clinic, where he was instrumental in helping to establish TCDM’s clinical training facility, Touro Dental Health. In his current expanded role, Dr. Goldfinger oversees the preclinical education program at TCDM as well as the intricacies of the school’s professional licensing process. He is also the Course Director of Introduction to Fixed Prosthodontics.

Prior to joining TCDM, Dr. Goldfinger maintained a general dentistry private practice in New York City since 1977 and was a consulting dentist to a number of nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities in upstate New York, providing dental care to an underserved population there for several years. He also served as an attending dentist at several hospitals and health care facilities in the tri-state region. Additionally, Dr. Goldfinger is an Examiner for the CDCA licensing exam.

Dr. Goldfinger’s teaching career began at New York University College of Dentistry as Assistant Professor of Hospital Dentistry, and he has served on the Peer Review Committee of the First District Dental Society. He has taught in the General Practice Residency Programs at Bellevue Hospital/ New York University College of Dentistry and at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He is licensed to practice in the state of New York.

Clinical Specialty

General Dentistry

Education

  •     B.S., Psychology, New York University
  •     D.D.S., New York University College of Dentistry
  •     General Practice Residency, New York Veterans Administration Hospital
  •     Residency in Dental Anesthesia, Bellevue Hospital

Memberships and Affiliations

  •     American Dental Education Association
  •     American Dental Association
  •     Academy of General Dentistry
  •     New York Academy of Dentistry