Meet Dr. Richard Eidelson

Meet Dr. Richard Eidelson, DDS, FAGD.

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About Dr. Richard Eidelson DDS, FAGD

Philly dentist Dr. Richard V. Eidelson is a graduate and former clinical professor of Temple University School of Dentistry. He has dedicated his life to helping patients achieve great oral health. His experience in preventative dentistry has helped patients maintain healthy smiles, while his passion and continued expertise in cosmetic dentistry has helped turn dream smiles into a reality for countless patients. Dr. Eidelson offers laser dentistry, which can lead to quicker visits, pain-free procedures and faster healing. We also offer plenty of sedation options for all patients and necessary procedures.

Dr. Eidelson values long lasting relationships in both his patient base and his staff at Main Street Dental. It is these values that have helped maintain an excellent level of continuity  over the past 30+ years. When visiting our dental office, you'll see familiar faces and will be treated with a gentle and caring touch.

Accomplishments & Accolades

Strong ties to Temple University & Philadelphia -

Dr. Eidelson is a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry. Dr. Eidelson was an assistant clinical professor in oral medicine from 1996-1998 at Temple University. He was also Vice President of Temple University School of Dentistry's Alumni Board. In 2015, Dr. Eidelson was an adjunct clinical professor of Restorative Dentistry at Kornberg School of Dentistry, also at Temple University.

Continuing Education & Advancement -

In 1999 Dr. Eidelson graduated the Certificate Program in Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Minnesota. He also graduated UCLA's Postgraduate Certificate Program on Implant Dentistry in 2004. Dr. Eidelson has also participated in the Harvard School of Dental Medicine's Professional Development Program.

Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)

Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry or F.A.G.D. is an award earned by dentists passing a four hundred question exam and must have a minimum of five hundred approved continuing education credits. Only 3% of dentists have achieved fellowship status. A council of the Academy of General Dentistry reviews each individual application for the Fellowship Award as standards of the Academy of General Dentistry must be met on dental education before continuing the award process. Obtaining the Fellowship Award is a challenge however, it is a great achievement. FAGD dentists provide top quality dental care for patients through their continuation of education, learning new techniques and latest developments in dentistry.

Giving Back

In 2017, Dr. Eidelson was part of a team of 25 top dentists from all over the United States who travelled to Santo Domingo, where they performed 800 dental implants and oral surgeries for one week to help patients in need.

Dr. Eidelson & Philadelphia Dental Implants Team that Travel the World
Dr. Eidelson with a team of implant specialists traveling to Santo Domingo

In 2018, Dr. Eidelson created the CIL  Institute (Communication Internet Learning for Dentists). He also Developed the Philly Dental Splash, an exclusive event, attended by educators, prominent speakers and  dental companies from across the USA.

Dr. Eidelson is a father and a concerned member of the community. He served as a past president of the Rotary Club of Bala Cynwyd-Narberth, where he initiated many new projects.

He also is a former member of The Cosmetic Consortium, Eastern Dental Society, The Academy of General Dentistry and The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

University of Minnesota
Case Western Reserve University
UCLA School of Dentistry
Rosman University College of Dental Medicine

Off-Campus Certifications

Misch International Implant Institute
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Trinon Collegium Practicum Dental Implant Courses
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Richard Eidelson, DDS, FAGD
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Highly Rated Dentist

Dr. Eidelson was rated Philadelphia's #1 Top-Rated Cosmetic Dentist
by the Philadelphia Yellow Pages Top Ranked Businesses.

Certification & Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellowship Participant 2021, California Implant Institute
  • Assistant Clinical Professor in Oral Medicine 1996-1998, Temple University School of Dentistry
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor of Restorative Dentistry 2015, at Kornberg School of Dentistry
  • Appointed Director of Dental Services 1998, Simpson House
  • Past Vice President, Temple University School of Dentistry Alumni Board
  • Former member, Cosmetic Consortium
  • Maxi Course AAID 2021-2022 Roseman University Utah
  • Eastern Dental Society, Past Member
  • Academy of General Dentistry, Past Member
  • Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Past Member
  • Aesthetic Dentistry Post Graduate Certificate, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Department of Continuing Education
  • A-Z Implant Dentistry Post Graduate Certificate, UCLA University
  • Prestigious Dawson Center Occlusion TMJ Studies Sept 05
  • LANAP Laser Certified
  • Certified, Nash Institute in Veneer Dentistry
  • Certified from World Clinical Laser Institute
  • Created the CIL Institute (Communication Internet Learning for Dentists) in 2018
  • Director, University City PA Dental: 3508 market St.
  • Past president of the Rotary Club of Bala Cynwyd-Narberth
  • Developer of the Philly Dental Splash, a prestigious event attended by educators, prominent speakers and dental companies from across the USA, 2018

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