Dr. Gordon believes that a visit to the dentist should be an enjoyable stress-free and educational experience for both the child and parent or guardian. Creating a connection with each child individually he believes is crucial as each child is unique and requires a different approach to best meet their needs as well as create a positive attitude toward a lifetime of ideal dental health.
Education and Continuing Education
Dr Gordon’s elementary and middle school years were completed in the Rhode Island public education system. He continued on to and graduated from Bishop Hendricken High School. He earned his undergraduate degree from Boston University and went on to obtain a Masters degree in Oral Health Science from Boston University School of Medicine. Four years later he graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine with his DMD degree. Dr. Gordon chose to specialize in pediatric dentistry and completed an Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry residency in Columbia, MO through NYU Langone Medical Center. His training consisted of in office restorative procedures as well as hospital-based dentistry using general anesthesia and in office oral conscious sedation. Dr. Gordon is currently a board candidate with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He has written his thesis titled “Xerostomia and Other Prevalent Oral Health Issues in the Rapidly Growing Elderly Population Worldwide” through the Oral Health Sciences Program at Boston University. He has also written multiple case studies on third-molar tooth extractions and tooth decay while researching in the Oral Surgery department at the Boston University Dental Health Center.
American Dental Association
American Association of Pediatric Dentistry
Rhode Island Dental Association
Dr. Gordon is a certified Invisalign provider and has completed the FACES (Facial Anatomy for Comprehensive Esthetic Seminars) course as he is also a Botox and Facial Fillers provider.
Outside the Office
Dr. Gordon enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle and spending time with his parents, two younger brothers, family and friends. His hobbies include spending time by the water paddleboarding and surfing, golfing, cooking, and playing piano.