Dr. Richard Gochman obtained his bachelor’s degree from SUNY- Oneonta, and then attended Columbia University, where he received his DDS degree in 1983. After graduating, he completed a residency program in general dentistry at Bronx–Lebanon Hospital, a division of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
In 1984, he started private practice at his current location in Flushing, New York. Dr. Gochman serves as an attending dentist at Bronx–Lebanon Hospital, where he supervises and lectures for the residency program in fixed prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, cosmetic veneers). His professional memberships include the American Dental Association (ADA), the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the New York State Dental Association (NYSDA), International Dental Health Foundation (IDHF), American Dental Implant Association and the Associate of the World Clinical Laser Institute. He is also a former member of the New York Society of Forensic Dentistry.
Dr. Gochman is certified in implant prosthetic restorations from Nobel, 3I, and Zimmer. He has completed numerous advanced courses on veneers and all-ceramic restorations. The Consumers Research Council named him as one of the Top 100 Dentists in Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 2007. He was also named in 2005 Strathmore’s Who’s Who for Business in Dentistry.
Dr. Gochman, a native New Yorker, grew up in Flushing. He currently resides in Long Island with his wife and two daughters. His hobbies include golf, tennis, and coaching his daughters’ softball teams.