Dr. Richard Newman, a native of Livingston, went into private practice with his father, Dr. George Newman, in 1995. Dr. George established the practice more than 50 years ago and is internationally recognized as the first orthodontist to bond orthodontic braces to teeth. He is regarded as a pioneer of dental bonding and a leading innovator in modern orthodontics. Dr. Richard is proud to continue the tradition of his fathre and is dedicated to providing the best quality of orthodontic care available.
Education and Experience
Dr. Newman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he currently serves as chairman of the Morris County Secondary School Committee for the department of admissions. He graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey which awarded his Doctorate of Dental Medicine with top honors, and he was elected to the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. Dr. Newman received his specialty certificate in orthodontics from Columbia University in New York.
Dr. Newman is chief orthodontist for the Regional Craniofacial Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. As a member of this interdisciplinary team, Dr. Newman volunteers his time to provide care for individuals who suffer from cleft lip and palate problems. He has published articles in many professional journals, including the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. As chairman of Children’s Dental Health Month, Dr. Newman speaks to students at local schools about the importance of good oral hygiene.
- American College of Dentists, fellow
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
- New Jersey Association of Orthodontists
- American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association
- American Dental Association
- New Jersey Dental Association
- Tri-County Dental Society
- Essex County Dental Society, past president