About Us

San Francisco cosmetic dentist Dr. Josh Bernstein is the Founder and President of The Dental Comfort Academy. He is committed not only to your comfort but also to teaching dentists everywhere about painless dentistry.


After completing a comprehensive series of post-doctoral courses, Dr. Bernstein was appointed to a prestigious Clinical Instructor position on the faculty of LVI. LVI is world-renowned as the premiere post-doctoral teaching facility in dentistry today. As a Clinical Instructor, Dr. Bernstein teaches other dentists from around the globe about the latest techniques in cosmetic dentistry, full mouth reconstruction, and other advanced dental treatment.

Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Bernstein is passionate about keeping up with the latest advances in dentistry. To stay on top in his field, Dr. Bernstein completes hundreds of hours of postgraduate dental education every year, studying with the best dentists in the world.

The Richards Report, one of dentistry’s most popular journals, honored San Francisco Bay Area cosmetic dentist Dr. Bernstein with the award of “Dental Practice of the Year.” Nominated by other dentists, Dr. Bernstein was selected by The Consumers’ Research Council of America as one of “America’s Top Dentists.”

joshua-bernstein-oakland-costemtic-dentistDr. Bernstein has appeared on KPIX Television, San Francisco’s CBS affiliate, as the featured cosmetic dentist for an “Extreme Makeover” where he completely transformed a patient’s smile in 2 visits.

Sensitive to the plight of battered women, Dr. Bernstein has been recognized by Women in Need (W.I.N.) for his clinical and financial contributions to W.I.N. and their major fundraiser, The Mrs. Globe Pageant. Mrs. Pacific Northwest, Carol Milliron, had a “smile makeover” by Dr. Bernstein to look her best for the pageant. He has also been featured in the Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry through the “Give Back a Smile” program for rehabilitating the smiles of abused women. Dr. Bernstein lectures to dental audiences throughout the U.S.A. on Painless Dentistry and one of his favorite topics, Using Outstanding Service to Provide the Ultimate Dental Experience.

He regularly publishes articles in leading dental journals and he has been featured in the news for his work in advanced cosmetic rehabilitation. He loves being a dentist and he is particularly excited about all the amazing advances in the field of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants, Invisalign, TMJ and Full Mouth Reconstruction.

Piedmont cosmetic dentist Dr. Bernstein is a Bay Area native and a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the University of the Pacific Dental School. We invite you to tour Dr. Bernsteins office or call us to find out more about dental services offered to patients in the Bay Area. Dr. Bernstein is married and has 3 children. He enjoys outdoor sports and relaxing with his family.

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