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Maurice Salama, DMD

Dr. Maurice Salama

ivy league educated periodontist and orthodontist

"Its hard to explain to someone how incredible it is to work with a group of dentists that has a focus on delivering the greatest dentistry to their patients at the absolute highest level."

Areas of Expertise:

Orthodontics, Invisalign, Dental Implants, Periodontal Surgery, Laser Assisted Periodontal Surgery.


  • State University of New York, Binghamton, BS
  • University of Pennsylvania, DMD


Dr. Maurice Salama was born on November 7 in Cairo, Egypt before moving to Brooklyn, New York. He attended Abraham Lincoln High School where he was heavily involved member of the basketball team.

He decided to pursue dentistry to follow in the footsteps of his brother, who is also a dentist. He has a rare specialized training in both Orthodontics and Periodontics, as well as Implant Dentistry. He completed his GP Residency at the ADA accredited hospital Maimonides Medical Center-New York City.

Dr. Salama is a featured Xpert content provider and senior member of the Scientific Committee of the leading web-based dental education site

David Garber, DMD

ivy league dual-trained prosthodontist and periodontist

"It is amazing how we have been able to change so many peoples lives through their smile."

Areas of Expertise:

Cosmetic and General Dentistry: Porcelain Veneers, Cosmetic Contouring, All-Ceramic Crowns and Bridge, Dental Bonding, Fixed Dentures, Teeth Whitening, Laser Therapy for Periodontal Disease, and Micro-abrasion.


  • University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, BDS
  • University of Pennsylvania School DMD


Dr. Garber was born in Johannesburg, South Africa and served in the Rand Light Infantry before becoming a dentist. Dr. Garber graduated with post-doctoral training in both Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics, a very rare and prestigious accomplishment, to provide patients with a one stop diagnosis and treatment facility.

Prior to coming to Goldstein, Garber and Salama, Dr. Garber worked at a private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


  • The Sauk Schulger Memorial Award for Excellence in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
  • Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award
  • The Northeastern Periodontal Socieity Isador Hirschfield Award for Clinical Excellence
  • Professor of the Year Award, University of Pennsylvania
  • The American College of Prosthodontics Distinguished Lecturer

Teaching + Writing:

Dr. Garber is currently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the Georgia Health Sciences University School of Dentistry and also serves as a visiting professor in the department of Prosthodontics at Louisiana State University.

He lectures extensively 40-50 times annually throughout the U.S., Europe, South Ameria and Asia. He has co-authored texts on cosmetic dentistry including Bleaching Teeth, Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Porcelain and Composite Inlays and Onlays, and Complete Dental Bleaching. He was also a co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Esthetic Dentistry. He has authored an excess 60 articles published in dental literature.


  • American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
  • Academy of Osseointegrations
  • American Academy of Fized Prosthodontics
  • American Academy of Periodontics
  • American Prosthodontic Society

Fun Fact

Dr. Garber says he is most proud of surviving the upbringing of his three teenagers.

Abtin Shahriari, DMD

oral maxillofacial surgeon

"Professionally, I am most proud of being a good listener and being able to provide the best for the patient."

Areas of Expertise:

Corrective Jaw Surgery, Wisdom Teeth Removal, Botox, Pathology, Sleep Apnea Treatment, Sinus Lift, Bone Graft, Exposure of Impacted Teeth, Oral Cancer Screening


  • Emory University, BS
  • University of Pennsylvania, DMD
  • Emory University, OMF


After receiving his Masters, Dr. Abtin worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for three years. He also was a consultant to the World Health Organization for eradication of the polio virus in Bihar, India.

Dr. Abtin has extensive research and academic interests and has presented multiple articles at national and international meetings. He is actively engaged in research projects involving different aspects of maxillofacial surgery.

He speaks three languages (English, Spanish and Persian) and relates that the most important and rewarding part of his work is the care of his patients. He describes his philosophy of patient care as approaching treatment through the perspective of the patient, and emphasizes that physician-patient communication is essential in establishing high quality and superior care for the patients.


  • Community Dentistry and Dental Public Health Award
  • Matthew Cryer Society Award in Oral Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania Honors Program in the Oral Medicine Clinic

Writing + Non-Profit Involvements:

Dr. Abtin is committed to involvement in research. His previous studies have been published in several journals including the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Sports Medicine, and the Pediatric Infections Disease Journal.

Fun Fact

Dr. Abtin enjoys Yoga, chess and mountain climbing.</p

Ronald E. Goldstein, DDS

Dr. Ronald Goldstein

the pioneer of cosmetic dentistry

Areas of Expertise:

Cosmetic and General Dentistry: Smile Makeovers, Porcelain Veneers, Cosmetic Contouring, All-Ceramic Crowns, Dental Bonding, Teeth Whitening, Laser Therapy for Periodontal Disease, Trial Smile and Micro-abrasion.


  • University of Michigan
  • Emory University School of Dentistry, DDS

Dr. Ronald Goldstein is widely considered the father of modern cosmetic dentistry and wrote the first comprehensive textbook on esthetic and cosmetic dentistry in 1976.

Dr. Goldstein is an active writer of both consumer and academic literature on the topics of dentistry, specifically esthetic smile enhancements and their implications to the world of beauty, success and your overall appearance. His best selling consumer book, Change Your Smile (now in its 4th edition) has been translated into ten languages and has been read by millions of people worldwide.

Dr. Goldstein also is a featured columnist for Southern Seasons Magazine and is on the Editorial Advisory Board for New Beauty Magazine.


  • "Outstanding Contribution to Cosmetic Dentistry," American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Charles L. Pincus Award for Contribution to Esthetic Dentistry, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
  • Alpha Omega The Achievement Medal Also Received by Albert Einstein and Jonas Salk
  • President's Level Lifetime Award Georgia Health Sciences University
  • Distinguished Practitioner, National Academies of Practice
  • Named to The Robb Report's "Club 21," Influential People in Luxury Businesses along with Giorgio Armani, Richard Branson, and Stephen Wynn

Teaching + Writing:

Dr. Goldstein's dedication to Continuing Education has recently earned him distinction as one of the "Leaders in Continuing Education" by Dentistry Today Magazine. Currently, Dr. Goldstein is a Clinical Professor at the Georgia Health Sciences University, and an Adjunct Clinical Professor at both Boston University and the University of Texas.

He has presented continuing education courses at more than 20 universities and lectured at over 600 dental meetings in the United States, Canada, Australia, South America, Asia and throughout Europe.

He has also co-authored other books including Bleaching Teeth, Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Porcelain and Composite Inlays and Onlays, Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry, and Complete Dental Bleaching. The 3rd edition of his book Esthetics in Dentistry is coming in 2012.

Fun Fact

If Dr. Goldstein was not practicing Dental Medicine he would be a fashion photographer.



Marko Tadros, DMD


Dr. Tadros was born into a Coptic Christian family of two hardworking physicians who immigrated to the United States in the late 1990s. His younger sister, Sandra, is currently in medical school, and his wife, Mary, is in her last year of pharmacy school. Dr. Tadros’s interest in engineering, art, and medicine sparked his passion for the field of dentistry. He and his wife enjoy traveling, DIY projects, painting, church activities, and most importantly, spending quality time with their family and friends.

Dr. Tadros began his journey as a dentist at Georgia Regents University in August of 2010, obtaining his Doctorate of Dental Medicine by May of 2014. Upon graduation, he received the “Best of the Best in Prosthodontics” Award. Dr. Tadros also won first place in the esthetic contest at the “Digital Smile Design Miami Super Week,” held by Dr. Christian Coachman in September of 2014. Dr. Tadros’s attention to detail and eagerness to treat challenging cases led him to pursue a three-year residency program that specializes in Prosthodontics at Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. Alongside his residency, Dr. Tadros is involved in the Ronald Goldstein Center of Esthetic and Implant Dentistry, directed by world-renown and father of modern esthetic dentistry, Dr. Gerard Chiche. Dr. Tadros has special interest in comprehensive full-mouth rehabilitations, esthetic and implant dentistry, computerized implant-guided surgery, 3D-printing, and digital dentistry.

Dr. Tadros’s research includes incorporating 3D-printing into dentistry. He has several publications in the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, including his latest, “A Blended, Novel Team Approach in Academic Esthetic Dentistry.” Furthermore, he has lectured about esthetic dentistry, Digital Smile Design, computer-guided surgery, and 3D-printed implant surgical guides, both nationally and internationally.

Marcelo Silva, DDS


Dr. Silva was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil and was raised in a small city named Mogi das Cruzes where he attended Dental School. Passionate about Implant Dentistry, he focused his career on the surgical aspect of Implant Dentistry after having completed intense post doctoral training in that field.

Dr. Silva came to the United States to pursue his dream to become a dentist in the US. He spent several years as an intern in one of the most important multidisciplinary practices in the world, “Team Atlanta”, where he had the chance to follow Drs. Maurice Salama and David Garber chair side. He decided to validate his Brazilian dental license in the United States and went back to dental school for 2 years and earned his second DDS at the University of Southern California.

After dental school, Dr. Silva decided to enhance his restorability skills and knowledge by pursuing Post Doctoral training in Prosthodontics at Augusta University. Following his residency, Dr. Silva started a fellowship at the Ronald Goldstein Center for Esthetic and Implant Dentistry directed by the world renowned and father of modern esthetic dentistry, Dr. Gerard Chiche.

Dr. Silva is married to Maria Paula Paranhos Silva and has two toddlers, Stela and Noah.

Award and Membership

  • The Charles L. Pincus Award for outstanding achievements in esthetic dentistry by the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
  • Brasilian Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • American College of Prosthodontics