In addition to his position as a clinical attending faculty member at Einstein Orthodontics, Dr. Silvestre participates in bi-monthly Case Conference seminars, co-teaches the ABO Literature review course and has implemented a newly-revamped 2-year Biomechanics course. Dr. Silvestre is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and is an active member of the Greater Philadelphia Society of Orthodontists.
Dr. Silvestre currently resides with his wife and 2 sons in the Lehigh Valley. In addition to making beautiful smiles, Dr. Silvestre can be found enjoying the outdoors while hiking, biking and fishing with his family.
Dennis Tartakow, DMD, MEd, EdD, PhD
Dr. Tartakow is a graduate of Adelphi University (BA); Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (DMD); Long Island Jewish Medical Center Rotating Internship (Certificate); Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Orthodontic Residency (Certificate); and Union Institute & University, Graduate College (MEd, EdD, PhD).
In addition to Dr. Tartakow's faculty appointment at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, his dental academic appointments include Clinical Professor and Former Director of the TMD Section, Post Graduate Orthodontic Department, Nova Southeastern University, College of Dental Medicine and Clinical Professor, Orthodontic Department, Craniofacial Sciences and Therapeutics, University of Southern California, School of Dentistry. Also, he is an Orthodontics-Pediatric Dentistry Test
Constructor, Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations, American Dental Association; and a member of the Research Council of the J. Paul Getty Research Institute and Library; and a member of the Board of Trustees, Union Institute & University.
Dr. Tartakow is board-certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, the American Board of Special Care Dentistry, and is a Certified Dental Editor. He holds fellowships in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. Memberships include the American Academy of Orofacial Pain; Royal Society of Medicine (London, UK); American Association of Hospital Dentists; Academy of International Dental Studies; World Federation of Orthodontists; American Association of Dental Editors; Pierre Fauchard Academy; and the Florida Dental Association (Honorary).
Dr. Tartakow currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Ortho Tribune and practiced orthodontics, temporomandibular joint disorders and orofacial pain therapy in Palm Beach, FL and now resides in Marina del Rey, CA. He is a consultant in orthodontics, TMJ disorders, orofacial pain, practice management, and healthcare administration. He has lectured to medical, dental and legal groups, authored 150-plus independent and original articles and mentored over 600 medical and dental students.