Joseph Stern, D.D.S.

Director of Endodontics

Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine

Touro College of Dental Medicine

Dr. Joseph Stern

Dr. Joseph Stern is the Director of Endodontics and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine at the Touro College of Dental Medicine (TCDM). Dr. Stern received his board certification to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics—a status only 20% of endodontic specialists achieve—and currently teaches Clinical Endodontics at TCDM. Additionally, Dr. Stern created a course for current third and fourth-year students in the use of Nickle Titanium Rotary instrumentation as well as calibration exercises for the TCDM faculty. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and has presented at the AAE Annual Session in both Seattle and San Francisco. He recently presented at the Greater New York Dental Meeting on the subject of cracked teeth.

Prior to joining TCDM in 2018, Dr. Stern provided clinical endodontics courses to dental students at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. During his tenure at Columbia, his research included the “Evaluation of the Periapical Status of Endodontically Teeth...using CBCT,” and he continues to be actively involved in research at TCDM. In addition to maintaining a private practice in Clifton, New Jersey, Dr. Stern continues to lecture on a large variety of topics including clinical endodontics, diagnosis, dental trauma, microsurgery and pulp regeneration. He is licensed to practice dental medicine in the states of New York and New Jersey.




Clinical Specialty



  • B.S., Biology, Touro College
  • D.D.S., Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
  • Post-graduate Endodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Board of Endodontics, Diplomate
  • American Dental Association
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • American Association of Endodontists
  • Passaic County Dental Society
  • New York State Association of Endodontists