Dr. Michael Goldkind graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Connecticut in 2001. He continued at UCONN earning his Doctorate of Medical Dentistry degree achieving numerous academic awards along the way. Dr. Goldkind received the prestigious J. and E. Greenberg and James E. Kennedy awards for outstanding academic performance in the first two years of the dental/medical curriculum at UCONN. He also received the pre-doctoral student award from the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities. Academically, he graduated at the top of his dental class and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. Dr. Goldkind continued his training, receiving his Certificate in Orthodontics from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).
Dr. Goldkind’s patients can be confident that they are receiving the highest level of orthodontic care. He utilizes the most current techniques available in the orthodontic field and develops individualized treatment plans for every patient to meet their specific orthodontic needs. Dr. Goldkind prides himself in open communication with patients and parents so that they fully understand their treatment and enjoy the rewarding process of achieving a great orthodontic outcome.
Both dental colleagues and patients alike have recognized Dr. Goldkind’s commitment to excellence in the orthodontic field. New Jersey Monthly Magazine has named him a top orthodontist in the state. Parents have also recognized Dr. Goldkind’s orthodontic skill and compassionate demeanor as a New Jersey Favorite Kids’ Doctor by New Jersey Family Magazine.
Dr. Goldkind is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, New Jersey Association of Orthodontists, New Jersey Dental Association and American Dental Association. When he is not in the office, Dr. Goldkind enjoys playing ice hockey, golf and spending time with his family. Dr. Goldkind lives in Mount Olive with his wife Anessa, a 4th grade teacher, and their children Grayson and Carys.