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Richard A. Rubinstein, D.D.S., M.S.


Dr. Rubinstein received his DDS in 1971 from the University of Michigan and his endodontic training from the Rackham School of Graduate Studies in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1973.  He is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in the department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics.  He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists.

Dr. Rubinstein is an internationally renown speaker and a pioneer in the use of the operating microscope in endodontics.  He is the 2016 recipient of the AAE President’s Award.

In addition to writing numerous scientific articles on the surgical operating microscope and endodontic microsurgical technique, he is coauthor of the recently published The Art and Science of Contemporary Surgical Endodontics by Quintessence, a principal author of Practical Lessons in Endodontic Surgery, published by Quintessence and a principal author of A Color Atlas of Microsurgery in Endodontics, published by WB Saunders. In addition, he is a contributing author of Disinfection Of Root Canal Systems: The Treatment of Apical Periodontitis, edited by Cohenca, a contributing author to Endodontics, 4th and 5th editions, edited by Ingle and Bakland, and a contributing author to The Dental Clinics of North America, entitled Microscopes in Endodontics.

Dr. Rubinstein resides in Commerce Township, Michigan with his wife Beth and has two grown sons.  His interests other than endodontics are keeping Koi fish, cycling, weight training, practicing Tai Chi, and visiting Walt Disney World.  He has a keen interest in the challenges of creating computer presentations and he credits his two sons for their encouragement, advice and technical expertise.

Contact information

31410 Northwestern Highway
Suite C
Farmington Hills, MI 48382
Phone: 248-360-2103
Fax: 248-737-0291

Available Sessions

  • Endodontic Microsurgery: Past, Present and Future

    Perhaps the most important development in surgical endodontics in recent years has been the introduction of the surgical operating microscope and development of contemporary microsurgical armamentarium. As these technologies have been adapted there has been an increase in successful clinical outcomes. This presentation will examine the history and development of these technologies with regard to diagnosis and treatment planning, clinical deployment and surgical outcomes. In addition, it will examine some of our current challenges and how we might address them in the future.

    Two- to three-hour lecture.


Dr. Rubinstein has no proprietary, financial and/or personal interests pertaining to his presentation.

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