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.”

Dr. 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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Joshua B. Bernstein, d.d.s.

Founder / President

Welcome to our office. You have many choices when it comes to choosing a dentist and we are glad you have chosen us to provide you and your family with quality dental care. We strive to offer you a professional yet relaxed atmosphere free from anxiety. Everyone at our office is committed to providing you with the most advanced dental treatments and technology available while maintaining a calming environment. Please tell us if there is anything we can do to make your visit more enjoyable.

For your convenience, we have to following forms available for you to download and fill out before your first visit with us:

Patient Information: This provides us with your contact information, as well as your insurance information.

Health History: This form gives us insight into your health history, and allows us to make note of any health issues you may have.

New Patient Values: We are here to help you obtain the smile you have always wanted. This form allows you to tell us how you currently feel about your smile, and to let us know exactly what you are trying to achieve.

Comfort Menu: Your comfort during your visit is a top priority. This form provides different options we have available to help you stay relaxed during your visit.