David Rothman received his B.A. cum laude from the SUNY at Buffalo and his D.D.S. from NYU College of Dentistry. He completed a GPR at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Anesthesiology Residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and a Pediatric Dentistry Residency at Children’s Hospital/Oakland and the University of California, San Francisco. He was Director of the Pediatric Dentistry Residency program at UCSF and in 1989 assumed the Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. He went into full time private practice in San Francisco in 1998 and is a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry of Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine in Cleveland.
Dr. Rothman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a member of the ADA, CDA, ADSA, AAPD and the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. He chaired the Anesthesia and Sedation Subcommittee of the AAPD and served on Committee H of CDEL of the ADA. He is past president of the California Society of Dentistry for Children, the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry. Honors include membership in the OKU Delta Delta Chapter, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentists. He is VP of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology and CSPD Foundation and is on CDA Presents and the Committee on Annual Meetings of the ADA. He has served on the boards of the Dental Health Foundation and Support for Families of Children with Disabilities. He provided dental care with the international medical group Heart to Heart in Leningrad/St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dr. Rothman has been published in the journals of the California Dental Association, the American Dental Association and the American Society of Dentistry for Children, ADSA Pulse as well as various component newsletters. He lectures nationally and internationally to dental and medical groups in the areas of pediatric dentistry, behavior management, sedation, anesthesia and hospital dentistry.