Our St. Louis Dental Team
I was born and raised in St. Louis. I received a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Emory University and my D.D.S. degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. After graduating from dental school in 1980, I began working with my father in his dental practice. In the years after my graduation, I have earned a fellowship in Geriatric Dentistry from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry and fellowships from the American College of Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Dentists, and the Academy of Dentistry International.
I served as the editor of St. Louis Dentistry, the official 40-50 page bimonthly publication of our dental society, for twenty years and currently serve as the media spokesperson for the Greater St. Louis Dental Society and Chairperson of the dental society's Critical Issues Response Team and Communications Committee. I am also a monthly columnist for the internationally distributed Dental Economics magazine.
I am the co-founder of the Give Kids A Smile program. In 2001, I served on an Outreach Committee from the Greater St. Louis Dental Society, which met to try to come up with ways to “give back” to those who have no access to dental care. After months of discussion, I came up with the concept and model for bringing in children, ages 5 to 12, and performing comprehensive dentistry on them. It is unacceptable that thousands of children are in pain, won’t smile, and do not receive dental care. Children are suffering and dental professionals have the opportunity to correct this problem. In February 2002, we brought together hundreds of dental and non-dental volunteers and performed over $100,000 worth of dentistry on 345 children. Since this program began, over 10,000 St. Louis area children have received over $5 million dollars of dental care. This program has won local, state, and national awards and recognition and has been adopted by the American Dental Association as its National Children’s Access Day each February. I am currently the chairperson of the National Advisory Board of the American Dental Associations's "Give Kids a Smile" program.
I have won numerous dental journalism awards from the International College of Dentists and the American Dental Association. I have also won Awards of Merit and Distinguished Service and the Gold Medal Award from the Greater St. Louis Dental Society; a Dentist of the Year Award from the Missouri Dental Association; and a Presidential Citation from the American Dental Association. I have been recognized by the Missouri Senate and Missouri House of Representatives and have won awards for my work with Give Kids A Smile from the Shils Foundation, Bank of American Foundation, FOCUS St. Louis, and the Progressive Youth Commission. Most recently, I received the Maynard Hine Award from the Indiana Dental Association and the first ever American Dental Association's Smile Champion Outstanding Oral Health Professional Volunteer Award.
I love to travel, watch sports (particularly hockey), going to movies, going out to some of St. Louis's great restaurants (and we do have great food here), and tinkering around on the computer with any free time I have left after getting done with all of the work involved with my practice, getting all of my writing duties finished, and spending time with my wife and three kids...in other words, not a whole lot of extra time!
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Dr. Daniel B. Goldberg is excited to be back in his hometown of St. Louis. He graduated from Parkway Central High School and then went on to obtain his bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Bloomington. Following graduation, he pursued research in the Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine. His work was published in multiple medical research journals. He then went on to earn his dental degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he graduated cum laude.
Dr. Goldberg is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Missouri Dental Association, the Greater St. Louis Dental Society, the American Academy of General Dentistry, and the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Giving back to the community is a priority to Dr. Goldberg. For many years, he has been involved with Give Kids a Smile and Mission of Mercy, both of which provide free dental care to those in need.
Dr. Goldberg values his conservative approach to achieving optimum oral health for his patients. Listening to the patient is critical in order to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that encompasses all the patient’s needs. Dr. Goldberg pursues a great deal of continuing education in all fields of dental specialties. He is committed to being a lifelong learner in order to provide his patients with the most modern advancements in dentistry. In his spare time, Dr. Goldberg enjoys keeping up with St. Louis sports and the Indiana Hoosiers. Whether playing basketball with friends or cycling with his father and brother, he enjoys living an active lifestyle. He looks forward to meeting you and your family and treating your dental needs.
Our staff is here to help you out in any way we can. We will do whatever it takes to make your experiences with us as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
At the front desk, you will find Lynn and Jody. Need to set up an appointment or have any questions about your statements? These are the people to contact. Assisting us in the operatories, you will find Janet and Misti. They work extremely hard to make your visits with us comfortable and efficient. Our dental hygienist staff consists of Paula, Linda, Christine, Marsha, Anne, Anita, and Maryann. They work with you to keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible.
We know that for dental care, quality service is more than just restoring a tooth carefully or fitting a great porcelain veneer. For us, quality service begins when you first call us. We try to find a time that fits both your and our schedules and make sure that you know exactly what procedure you are having done. When you enter our St. Louis dentist's office, we greet you and make you feel at home in our reception area. We also try to make the time you spend here brief. We take the time to give you a thorough, professional exam, using an extensive checklist to be sure that everything is healthy. If it is not, we explain how we can work together to make it better. We will listen carefully to your concerns and needs, then answer your questions.
For us, it is not enough to meet your needs for only one visit. We strive to continuously meet your needs - that's quality service!
We will always use the highest quality and most up-to-date materials and techniques...guaranteed.
We will never become a multi-tiered practice where different patients are treated differently, depending on what type of insurance they possess...guaranteed.
We will always provide you with the most courteous and helpful service at all times...guaranteed.
We will always strive to be the best dental practice, second to none in any way...guaranteed.
We welcome you, your family, friends, and coworkers to experience state-of-the-art dentistry, excellent clinical care, and superb customer service. Call our Creve Couer dental office at (314) 567-3555 if you have any other questions or would like to schedule an appointment. Our Creve Coeur dental office is conveniently located near Chesterfield, Maryland Heights, Ladue, Clayton, Balwin for patients throughout the St. Louis area. We welcome the opportunity to give your smile life!