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Bert Goldfinger, D.D.S.

Director of Pre-Clinical Education

Associate Professor of Dental Medicine

Department of

Touro College of Dental Medicine

Clinical Specialty

General Dentistry


Dr. Goldfinger received a bachelor’s degree from NYU’s University College. He spent one year in a master’s program in Anatomy and then attended New York University College of Dentistry and received a DDS degree in l977. Dr Goldfinger trained at the New York Veterans Administration General Practice Residency program and completed a one-year residency in Dental Anesthesia at New York's Bellevue Hospital.


Dr. Goldfinger has held a private practice of general dentistry in New York City since 1977. He has been consulting dentist to several nursing home and rehabilitation facilities in upstate New York, providing dental care to an underserved population there for several years, and has been an attending dentist at several hospitals and health care facilities. His 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 taught in the General Practice Resident Programs at NYU College of Dentistry and at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. He was Course Director of Preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics and Director of Clinics at TCDM, prior to being named Director of Pre-Clinic.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Dental Education Association
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • New York Academy of Dentistry
  • First District Dental Society Peer Review Committee, 1986-1989