Dr. Eckstein earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Pittsburgh and he received his DMD degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1991. To further enhance his dental skills, he attended a residency program at the Hillsborough County Dental Research Clinic in Tampa, FL from 1991 -1992. That same year, he launched his private practice in Seminole, Florida. In January of 2004, Dr. Eckstein built his state of the art dental facility where he presently practices, at 6019 Seminole Blvd in Seminole, FL.
Dr. Eckstein believes in keeping up with the latest techniques and materials in dentistry, which is why he belongs to several dental organizations, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the West Coast Dental Association, and Pinellas County Dental Association. Dr. Eckstein consistently exceeds the State requirements for continuing education by more than 40 hours and stays current with all of the latest technology in Invisalign, Dental Implants and Porcelain/Zirconia for smile makeovers. He is certified in Invisalign and is an Invisalign Preferred Provider and is certified by MDI in Mini Implants. In 2009 Dr. Eckstein was recognized by The American Consumer Research Council as one of America's Top Dentists. He recently added to his list of accomplishments by authoring a chapter for "Inside Job", Seperating Fact from Fiction About Your Health. In September of 2012 the book was on the Best Seller list on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com.
Dr. Eckstein is married to Nga T. Eckstein, a Florida licensed consultant pharmacist. Together they have two children, Dalton and Kara. Dr. Eckstein is an ordained Elder at Faith Presbyterian Church in Seminole, Florida. He is a certified rescue diver and enjoys spear fishing, and scuba diving. Dr. Eckstein is also an avid snow skier and water skier. In addition, the doctor earned his 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do from Grand Master Jong Jun Lee in 2008. Dalton is presently completing a Masters degree in Biomedical Sciences at Midwestern University in Glendale, AZ and Kara is a Freshman at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA.
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