Ronald E. Goldstein, DDS

the pioneer of cosmetic dentistry

Areas of Expertise:

Cosmetic and General Dentistry: Smile Makeovers, Porcelain Veneers, Cosmetic Contouring, All-Ceramic Crowns, Dental Bonding, Teeth Whitening, Laser Therapy for Periodontal Disease, Trial Smile and Micro-abrasion.


  • University of Michigan
  • Emory University School of Dentistry, DDS

Dr. Ronald Goldstein is widely considered the father of modern cosmetic dentistry and wrote the first comprehensive textbook on esthetic and cosmetic dentistry in 1976.

Dr. Goldstein is a prolific writer of both consumer and academic literature on the topics of dentistry, specifically esthetic smile enhancements and their implications to the world of beauty, success and one's overall appearance. His best selling consumer's book, "Change Your Smile", (now in its 4th edition) has been translated into ten languages and read by millions of people worldwide.

Dr. Goldstein also is a featured columnist for Southern Seasons Magazine and is on the Editorial Advisory Board for New Beauty Magazine.


  • "Outstanding Contribution to Cosmetic Dentistry," American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Charles L. Pincus Award for Contribution to Esthetic Dentistry, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
  • Alpha Omega The Achievement Medal Also Received by Albert Einstein and Jonas Salk
  • President's Level Lifetime Award Georgia Health Sciences University
  • Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice
  • Named to The Robb Report's "Club 21," Influential People in Luxury Businesses along with Giorgio Armani, Richard Branson, and Stephen Wynn

Teaching + Writing:

Dr. Goldstein's dedication to Continuing Education has recently earned him distinction as one of the "Leaders in Continuing Education" by Dentistry Today Magazine. Currently, Dr. Goldstein is a Clinical Professor at the Georgia Health Sciences University, and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at both Boston University and the University of Texas.

He has presented continuing education courses at more than 20 universities and lectured at over 600 dental meetings in the United States, Canada, Australia, South America, Asia and throughout Europe.

He has also co-authored other books including Bleaching Teeth, Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Porcelain and Composite Inlays and Onlays, Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry, and Complete Dental Bleaching. The 3rd edition of his book Esthetics in Dentistry is coming in 2012.

Fun Fact

If Dr. Goldstein was not practicing Dental Medicine he would be a fashion photographer.

Curriculum Vitae

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