Meet Dr. Klugman
David M. Klugman, D.M.D., Kenilworth Cosmetic Dentist
Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about my dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.
David M. Klugman, DMD
Dr. David Klugman along with his father Dr. Samuel before him, have been a part of the Kenilworth community for 65 years providing the highest quality, comprehensive dentistry available. Dr. David Klugman was born and raised in Kenilworth and attended the local elementary school.
Dr. Klugman graduated Cum Laude, with honors from Lafayette College in 1980 with a Bachelors Degree in Biology. He continued his post graduate education at The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia where he was mentored by many of the world's foremost clinicians, educators and innovators. He successfully completed his education in 1984, receiving his DMD Degree. While in his senior year at Penn Dental School, Dr. Klugman was asked to participate in the prestigious University of Pennsylvania, Morton Amsterdam Case Presentation Competition, an honor only granted to about 6 students in a class of approximately 165. Dr. Klugman was runner-up in the competition and was personally asked by Dr. D. Walter Cohen (Dean Emeritis of the School of Dental Medicine) to publish his case presentation in the highly regarded and prestigious Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. The article was published in the journal later that year.
After graduation from Penn Dental, Dr. Klugman successfully completed a comprehensive one year general practice residency at the Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. In July of 1985, he joined his father Samuel in practice at his present location, on the Boulevard in Kenilworth, New Jersey (the very same house he grew up in). Dr. Samuel Klugman established the practice in 1947.
In 1995, Dr. Klugman was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (F.A.G.D.). This distinction can only be awarded after completing extensive hours of continuing education followed by the successful passing of an examination. Dr. Klugman remains committed, involved and truly dedicated to maintaining his continuing education in order to stay abreast of the latest techniques and ever changing technologies. It is this passion for dentistry that drives Dr. Klugman to deliver the best care to his patients.
Dr. Klugman has had the privilege of being invited as guest to many Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry Conferences. The Academy is a highly selective group of the very top researchers and clinicians in the world. Dr. Klugman has gained much knowledge and learned many techniques from these conferences which he has successfully incorporated them into his practice.
Dr. Klugman is an Attending Dentist on staff at The Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. He is actively involved in teaching the program's 12 dental residents at the hospital. He also serves as the Treasurer of the Dental Department's Executive Board and is a member of the Dental Residents Selection Committee.
Dr. Klugman is a member of the Bear Brooke Study Club as well as the Kuwata Pan Dent Study Club, both organizations dedicated to continuing dental education and excellence.
Since 1985, Dr. Klugman has been a continuous member in good standing, of The American Dental Assn., The New Jersey Dental Assn., The Academy of General Dentistry and the Union County Dental Society.
For nearly 25 years, Dr. Klugman was a member of The Kenilworth Rotary Club and was a recipient of The Paul Harris Fellowship Award.
Dr. Klugman is married to wife Karen and together they have two sons, Andrew and Casey and a daughter Remy.
Outside of the office, Dr. Klugman's passions include history, music, golf and of most importantly family.