Dr. Michael J. Goldberg
Dr. Michael J. Goldberg, D.M.D. is known as "The Doctor's Dentist" by his peers. He was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island, attending NYU's Bronx campus getting a BA in Biology. Having chosen a career that suited his talents and personality, he sailed through Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, graduating Magna Cum Laude, as well as being elected to the OKU, the National Dental Honor Society. He completed a Hospital Residency Program in Queens before going into private practice in Manhattan and joining the faculty of Columbia University School of Dental Medicine. Here he taught in various capacities for 30 years. After leaving academia in 2004, he returned to private practice where he now delivers comprehensive dental medicine to a clientele of executives, CEO's and health professionals. Dr. Goldberg is passionate about social responsibility and is currently the president of the American Friends of DVI (Dental Volunteers for Israel). Working in the DVI Clinic, he treats children of all backgrounds, religions and ethnicities, working closely with dentists from all over the world. He loves helping children, as well as spending time building bridges to peace, even if it's one mouth at a time. Dr. Goldberg lives in New Jersey with his wife Laurie. He has two married children and four grandchildren.
Dr. Goldberg's book, What the Tooth Fairy Didn't Tell You, sheds light on the interdependence of oral health and overall health.
Other content contributed to by Dr. Michael Goldberg:
Greek-Style Stewed Chicken Soft Shell Crabs with Asian Mignonette Savory Seasoned Popcorn Casi Mojitoz Mint and Citrus Tea Bread Mediterranean Bean Dip Tomato Salsa Bowl of Berries Pork Goulash Greek Chicken
Occasionally my mailbox or follow-the-link browsing will come up with something discussing whether (and if so, when) to ease the restrictions on treatment goals when the patient is elderly, arguing either to favor a higher quality of remaining life (lifestyle choices less limited by chronic illness) or to take into consideration geriatric cognitive decline (aka "senility") and simplify, as much as possible, the regimen. While the goal of medicine is, obviously, not to...