Dr. Edward D. Gold is passionate about the practice of orthodontics because of the satisfaction he gets from helping patients. A beautiful, confident smile and properly functioning bite are benefits they will appreciate for a lifetime. It is a privilege and an honor that so many patients and family have chosen Montclair Orthodontics as the practice they trust for their care.
Education and Continuing Education
Becoming an orthodontist requires a great deal of hard work and dedication. Dr. Gold attended Lycoming College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree. From there he continued on to Howard University, earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. Dr. Gold’s Certificate in Orthodontics was earned at the Albert Einstein Medical Center.
Continuing education is vital to the practice of orthodontics. Dr. Gold participates in many local and national continuing education courses each year. This allows him to stay informed of the most current research and trends in orthodontics and all areas of dentistry. This enables Montclair Orthodontics to add fresh ideas to our proven techniques, and provide excellent care to our patients. Attending courses in other areas of dentistry ensures that our patients will receive the most complete and comprehensive care available.
In the Orthodontic Community
Being a mentor to the next generations of orthodontists is very important to Dr. Gold. He gives a series of lectures to the dental residents in our area and is an attending orthodontist at Mountainside and St. Barnabas hospitals. Dr. Gold has also lectured to his dental colleagues on early orthodontic treatment and inter-disciplinary care. He has served as chairperson for the orthodontic specialty peer review committee for the New Jersey Dental Association since 2004. Dr. Gold has been selected year after year by the dentists in the state of New Jersey to receive the “Top Orthodontist” award in the New Jersey Monthly Magazine. He was also the contributing orthodontist in Bobbi Brown’s book, “Teenage Beauty”.
Dr. Gold is an active member of the following organizations:
• American Association of Orthodontists
• Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
• New Jersey Association of Orthodontists
• New Jersey Dental Association
• Western Essex Dental Association
Dr. Gold enjoys being surrounded by a group of wonderful, supportive, and caring co-workers every day. Our staff is made up of the finest and most highly trained individuals. Their backgrounds are varied, and each member of our team chose to work in the field of orthodontics because getting to know patients and their families is so rewarding. You will find every member of Montclair Orthodontics friendly and helpful as they perform their jobs skillfully and professionally.
Outside of the Office
Away from office, Dr. Gold contributes his expertise to the local community. He has been the Montclair Chairman for National Children’s Dental Health Month and has delivered programs to most of Montclair’s third grade students during February and March since 1987. He has also provided service to the New Jersey Foundation of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities continuously since 1990.
Dr. Gold’s number one activity is spending time with his family. In quieter moments you may find him reading or even hear him practicing piano. You’ll also find him enjoying almost everything outdoors; from playing tennis and golf to skiing, running, hiking, biking, canoeing and gardening. Since 2012, Dr. Gold has completed six marathons; including Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, and Boston. If you attend a local 5K or 10K race, you are likely to see Dr. Gold. Your cheers will help him reach the finish line!