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Alan Rothstein DDS,FICD,FACD

Alan Rothstein Photo
  • Primary Specialties:
    • Implant Specialist, 
    • Periodontics
  • Gender: Male
Contact Information

Biography

Alan was born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, NY. Over the course of his 28-year professional career, Dr. Rothstein has been involved in many aspects of dentistry. Not only has he lectured and presented workshops, but he has been a consultant to Johnson & Johnson, and an Advisory Board Member at Fortis Institute in both Wayne and Lawrenceville. Every year since 2005, he has been selected as one of America’s Top Dentists, NJ Top Dentists since 2011, the Best of Morris and Essex since 2010 and to the International Association of Dentists (Leading Physicians of the World) since 2013. In 2016, Alan was inducted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists and was inducted into the American College of Dentists in 2018; both of which are honor societies represented by only 10% of the dentists in the US.

Through the NJ Dental Association., Alan has served as President of TriCounty Dental Society, Trustee from TriCounty as well as serving on numerous councils and committees. He served as Treasurer of NJDA from 2012 – 2013 and Chair of the Finance and Investments Committee. He is the current President of the NJDA and Vice Chair of the NJ Dental PAC from May 2018 - May 2019.

Alan maintains a private practice in Livingston and is currently an Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor in Periodontics at Rutgers SDM and an Attending Dentist at Morristown Medical Center.

He is the proud father of 3 wonderful children. His daughters Ilana and Rachel graduated from Syracuse University in 2018 and his son, Jonathan is currently enrolled at Bergen County Community College.

Alan and Diane were married in August 2018 and reside in Whippany with their cats Tiger (22) and Smokey (19). They enjoy scuba diving, travel, wine and food.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Private Practice – Practice Limited to Periodontics (June 1992 – Present)

  • A R Periodontics, P.C.
    • 315 E. Northfield Rd., Suite 2D, Livingston, NJ 07039 (973) 625-1491 (March 2020 – Present)
    • Denville, NJ (June 2005 – March 2020)
    • 57 West 57th Street, New York, New York, (January 2000 – October 2007)
    • 121 Elm Avenue, Hackensack, NJ, (November 1995 – March 2005)
  • Private Practice – Various locations (1994 – 2005)

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (March 2014 – March 2019)
Clinical Assistant Professor – part-time

PUBLICATIONS, AWARDS AND LECTURES

  • Ivy Dental Consortium – Internet publication on treatment of periodontal disease, a cooperative effort between Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University
  • Workshop on Writing Cases for Problem Based Learning – AADS Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – March 1999 – 3 hour workshop
  • Various Lectures on Diagnosis and Treatment Planning – 4th Year Dental Students
  • Lectures on Periodontal Surgery Techniques – Undergraduate Dental Students
  • Visiting Faculty – Jointly sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Continuing Dental Education and Health Learning Systems – Advances in Improving Oral Health: Antiseptic Mouthrinses – various dates
  • Lectures for OraPharma, Inc. – Arestin™ – various dates
  • America’s Top Dentists – Selected as one of America’s Top Dentists 2005-2006, 2008–2020 by the Consumers’ Research Council of America
  • NJ Top Dentists – 2011 – 2020
  • Morris Essex Health and Life Top Dentists – 2017 – 2020
  • Best of Denville – 2009 – 2020
  • International Association of Dentists – Leading Physicians of the World – 2013 – Present
  • Consultant to Johnson & Johnson – member of committee on links to oral disease and systemic illness
  • Advisory Board Committee Member – Fortis Institute, Dental Assisting Programs Wayne and Lawrenceville, NJ campuses – 2009 – Present
  • Fellow International College of Dentists – Inducted October 2016
  • Fellow American College of Dentists – Inducted October 2018

EDUCATION
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine,
New York, New York
Postgraduate Periodontology, Certificate – June 1992

  • Educationally qualified to limit practice to Periodontics
  • Certified Brånemark Osseointegrated Implant Surgery
  • Certified ITI Dental Implant Surgery

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine,
New York, New York
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) – May 1990

  • Activities
    • Coordination of the first 3-day Brånemark Osseointegrated Implant Seminar
    • Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity – Eta Chapter
      • Treasurer – 1988 – 1989
      • Vice President – 1989 – 1990
    • Participated in the creation of departmental instructional videos as part of the PEW curriculum
  • Awards at Graduation
    • Behavioral Science
    • Long Island Academy of Odontology
    • Preventive Dentistry
    • Radiology

State University of New York at Binghamton
Binghamton, New York
Bachelor of Arts – May 1986 | Major: Psychology

  • Harpur’s Ferry Student Volunteer Ambulance Service
    • Attained Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Level 3 (Cardiac Critical Care Technician)
    • Served in the capacity of both Crew Chief and Ambulance Driver
    • Member of interview committees for EMT class and Crew Chief selections
    • Ambulance Driver Trainer
    • Red Cross Certified Instructor in CPR, Standard First Aid and Advanced First Aid And Emergency Care

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Academy of Periodontology
American Dental Association
New Jersey Dental Association – President, 5/2018 - 5/2019
International College of Dentists – Fellow, Inducted 10/2016
American College of Dentists – Fellow, Inducted 10/2018
Tri-County Dental Society – President, 5/2011 - 5/2013

PERSONAL
North East Regional Boards: August 1990
New York State Licensed: October 1990
New York State License#: 043124
New Jersey State Licensed: November 1995
New Jersey State License#: DI019452
New Jersey State Specialty#: 4049
New Jersey State DEA#: BR6274839
New Jersey State CDS#: D07447000
Certified in CPR

Awards

  • NJ Top Dentists 2020
  • Best of Denville 2020
  • International Association of Dentists 2019
  • America’s Top Dentists 2020

Publications

  • Ivy Dental Consortium

    Internet publication on treatment of periodontal disease, a cooperative effort between Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University

  • Workshop on Writing Cases for Problem Based Learning

    AADS Convention, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – March 1999 – 3 hour workshop

  • Various Lectures on Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

    4th Year Dental Students

  • Lectures on Periodontal Surgery Techniques

    Undergraduate Dental Students Visiting Faculty – Jointly sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine Continuing Dental Education and Health Learning Systems – Advances in Improving Oral Health: Antiseptic Mouthrinses – various dates

  • Lectures for OraPharma, Inc.

    Arestin™ – various dates

  • America’s Top Dentists

    Selected as one of America’s Top Dentists 2005-2006, 2008 – 2017 by the Consumers’ Research Council of America

Medical Interests

Areas of Interest:

Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
(September 1992 – December 2001)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry – Division of Periodontology
Full-time (May 1994 – June 1999)
Part-time (September 1992 – May 1994: July 1999 – December 2001)

  • Course Director: Principles in Diagnostics and Treatment Planning – 4th year dental students
  • Member of Faculty Committee to restructure didactic curriculum to Case-Based Learning format
  • Member of the committee on Clinical Policy and Infection Control for the School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • Member of the Admissions Committee
  • Organizational Committee of Implant Center
    • Establishment of guidelines and protocols
    • Coordination of an interdisciplinary approach for the treatment of clinic patients interested in implant dentistry
  • Supervision of Postdoctoral students in Periodontology at the Bronx Veterans Administration Medical Center
  • Teaching of the basic principles of Periodontics to 3rd and 4th year dental students in both clinical and didactic settings including seminars/lectures on various topics
  • Responsible for weekly seminar in Periodontics to Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Fellows
  • Coordination of monthly Case Presentation and Treatment Planning Workshop for AEGD Fellows
Research Interests:

Approaches to Diagnosis of Children with Aggressive Dental Diseases: [ADCADD]
Incipient Occlusal Caries and Juvenile Periodontitis: Epidemiology and Diagnosis

  • 2 year research grant from Delta Dental Foundation
  • Principal Investigator – Dr. Daniel H. Fine
  • Responsibilities:
    • Write protocols, procedure manual and consent forms
    • Internal Review Board submissions
    • Data/Sample collections
  • Research tools: DIAGNOdent, Quantitative Laser Fluorescence, trans-illumination
Special Clinical Interests:
Consultant/Clinical Expert
  • Review of potential malpractice claims for both Plaintiffs and Defendants
  • Submit reports of findings and advised as to appropriate action
  • Serve as expert witness in court

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Dental School

Assistant Clinical Professor – part-time (June 2002 – June 2003)

  • Dental Research Center – Clinical Research Investigator
Affiliations
  • Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital – Bronx, NY - Attending Periodontist - Sept. 1996 - Aug. 1998,  
  • Morristown Memorial Hospital (member of the Atlantic Health Systems) – Morristown NJ - Staff Periodontist/Attending,  
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center – New York, NY - Attending Periodontist - Sept. 1992 - Dec. 2000
Alan Rothstein Photo

The A R Values

  • Quality of Service

    Our team takes great pride in delivering outstanding quality of service to every patient that walks through our door. We take our time to thoroughly educate and advise you- not only with what you need, but why you need it.

  • Compassionate

    We go the extra mile to make sure you are comfortable throughout every step of your periodontal experience. We know how challenging it can be to our patients, and we are with you every step of the way.

  • Professionalalism

    Dr. Rothstein has over 28 years of experience and periodontal know-how through his professional career, in academics and clinical practice. Our patients are treated as individuals, and offered customized plans to meet their unique needs.

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