Alan Rothstein, DDS, FICD, FACD

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

  • A R Periodontics, P.C.
    • 16 Pocono Road, Suite 304, Denville, NJ 07834, (973) 625-1491 (June 2005 – Present)
      • Direct patient care
      • Staff management, training and motivation
      • Evaluation of insurance contracts and negotiating contracted fees
      • Oversee all business activities, including but not limited to:
        • Insurance claims and appeals
        • Billing, collections accounts payable and receivable
        • Managing computer networking
        • Instituting new, innovative technology
        • Purchasing and inventory control
        • Payroll, tax filings and quarterly tax returns
    • 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)
  • 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

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

  • 3rd and 4th Year Dental Clinic
    • Teaching the basic principles of Periodontics and periodontal treatment in a clinical setting.

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

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

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


  • Morristown Memorial Hospital (member of the Atlantic Health Systems) – Morristown, NJ
    • Staff Periodontist/Attending – January 2008 – Present
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center – New York, NY
    • Attending Periodontist – September 1992 – December 2000
  • Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital – Bronx, NY
    • Attending Periodontist – September 1996 – August 1998


  • 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
  • NJ Top Dentists – 2011 – 2017
  • Best of Denville – 2009 – 2017
  • 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 Dentist – Inducted October 2018

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
    • Treasurer – 1985 – 1986
      • Responsible for all financials of ambulance service
      • Serve as member of Board of Directors which consisted of the head of EMS for Broome County, the head of medical services for SUNY/Binghamton, VP of Finance for the University and other members of the University community
    • 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

American Academy of Periodontology
American Dental Association
New Jersey Dental Association
International College of Dentists
American College of Dentists

  • Secretary – 6/2014 – 6/2015
  • Treasurer – 6/2015 – 5/2016
  • Vice President – 5/2016 – Present
  • President of New Jersey Dental Association 5/2018 – Present
  • Tri-County Dental Society Trustee – 6/2012 – 6/2014
    • Member of the Board of Trustees of the NJ Dental Association
      • Responsible for the governance of the NJ Dental Association
  • Government and Political Affairs Committee
    • The Council protects and furthers the interests of the public and the dental profession in matters of legislation and regulation. It makes recommendations to the NJDA Board of Trustees on matters of legislation and regulation.
    • Responsible for recommending  and getting sponsorship for legislation to State Congres
  • Council on Dental Benefits Programs
    • The Council formulates, studies, and recommends policies relating to the planning, administration and financing of dental benefits programs in New Jersey.
  • Committee on Finance and Investments
    • Develop NJDA budget – $2.5M
    • Review employee benefits packages
  • Continuing Education Committee
    • Establish programming and speaker line ups for NJDA Annual Conference and Expo, and continuing education to be offered throughout the year
  • Strategic Planning Committee
    • Development of 5 year plan for the Association
  • Partners Program Committee (Endorsed Business Associates)
  • NJDA Political Action Committee – Board Member
    • The political action committee for dentists in the state of New Jersey. It helps to raise funds to support those who support oral health and the dental profession.
      • Attended Washington Leadership Conference – May 2013
        • Met with members of Congress to discuss legislative needs of Dentistry
        • Action Team Leader to Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen

Tri-County Dental Society – 500 member component of the New Jersey Dental Association serving Morris, Sussex and Warren Counties

  • Vice President and Program Chairman 2010 – 2011
    • Responsible for securing venues and speakers for a series of Continuing Education Programs throughout the year.
    • Chaired Committee to revise Constitution and By-Laws
    • Reports to Board of Trustees
  • President – 2011 – 2013
    • Led Board of Trustees to incorporate the use of technology as a way of reaching our membership
    • Instituted an Electronic Newsletter published monthly
    • Hiring of marketing group to assist in the production of electronic newsletter
    • Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • Editor of Newsletter – Present
    • Content editing
    • Advertising solicitation

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