Dr. David W. Epstein is a retired Pediatric Dentist residing in Bloomfield, CT. He attended the University of Wisconsin on a scholarship in Metallurgical Engineering. He received a degree in Mathematics in 1964, followed by a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1968 and a Master’s Degree in Pediatric Dentistry in 1970 all from Indiana University.
VIDEO - DUwHF #1151 - Dave Epstein
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In 1970, he joined the original Dental School Faculty at the University of Connecticut Health Center and taught until 1988. He began his private practice in 1972 in West Hartford, Connecticut and the practice has grown into a group practice consisting of five Pediatric Dentists and two Orthodontists. He is proud that his repacement upon his retirement was one of his former patients. For more than 45 years, the primary focus of his practice was preventive care with an emphasis on active child and parent participation. After listening to many negative comments about the taste of dental products being used, Dr. Epstein researched the idea of developing both a new prophy paste and fluoride varnish with delicious flavors and superior properties. His vision in creating Wonderful dental was to solve 2 major issues:
1) There was a need for better products to make the dental experience more
pleasant for children
2) Reduce the price by selling direct in order to save other pediatric dentists money on premium supplies.
3) In His words, “This is my way of giving back to a wonderful profession that gave me so much. I loved treating patients and I love participating online giving advice and help where I feel competent.”