Meet Dr. Steinberg
The blending of art, science, and compassionate care for people led Dr. Donald J. Steinberg to pursue a career in the field of dentistry. A Dallas native, Dr. Steinberg loves living, serving, and working with his fellow Texans in the DFW Metro area. He graduated from Southern Methodist University, University of Dallas, and the Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, TX. While at the Baylor College of Dentistry, Dr. Steinberg received the prestigious Merritt Parks award for Outstanding Senior in Periodontics. In 1988, he received the Dallas County Dental Society’s Founder’s Cup Trophy for his work on the regeneration of lost bone and tissue. These bone regeneration techniques have become a standard in the field of periodontal and implant dentistry.
In 1995, he became board certified by the American Board of Periodontology, and Dr. Steinberg is currently President of Periodontal & Implant Associates, PA. With decades of dental and periodontal experience, Dr. Steinberg has honed and refined his skills in periodontics and implant dentistry. As a leader in his field, he has vast experience with complex cases needing specialty care whether implant, bone regeneration, gum disease, or cosmetics. The National Consumer Advisory Board named him 2015 "Best Dentist for Periodontics & Implant Surgery," and was additionally named "Best Periodontist" by Texas Monthly Magazine. Dr. Steinberg is very respected by peers in the dental field and is known for his compassionate chair side manner in his practice at DFW Implant Team.
Skills & Training
Dr. Steinberg’s continual love of learning and teaching has led to sponsoring and lecturing continuing education seminars on dental implants, bone regeneration, cosmetic consideration, and more. In 1999, he became the Director of the local branch of the prestigious Seattle Study Club organization with 40 respected dental practices in membership.
Dr. Steinberg and his experienced team are dedicated to listening and understanding each patient’s needs and concerns. With his vast experience in complex cases, Dr. Steinberg provides a variety of treatments and surgical procedures for dental implants, bone and tissue grafting, extractions, restorative dentistry, nonsurgical gum treatments and more, for his valued patients.
Education & Additional Training
Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX
Master of Science, Dentistry, 1979 – 1981
Surgical Residency (Periodontics)
Supplemental Anesthesiology Training – Parkland Hospital – Dallas, TX
Supplemental Developments: Assisted in the development of Baylor College of Dentistry, Stomatology Clinic
Thesis: Differential Diagnosis of Oral Lesions
Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX
Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1975 – 1979
University of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Master of Business Administration, 1969 – 1971
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Bachelor of Arts, 1965 – 1969
Current Continuing Education Lectures and Seminars:
Director, DDS Study Club and Pearls DDS Study Club
Implant failure, case treatment planning, literature reviews, implant placement, and tissue and bone grafting
1989 – Present Continuing Education Lectures and Seminars:
Lectured, Fort Worth Dental Hygiene Society
Bone regeneration, bone grafting, dental implants, and the medical implications of periodontal disease
Lectured, Denton District Dental Hygiene Society
Smile enhancement and nonsurgical therapy
Has been the Featured Speaker, Tarrant County Community College NE – Hygiene Department
Medical implications of periodontal disease and practical antimicrobial
Featured Speaker, TWU – Hygiene, graduating seniors
Managing periodontics and more
Lecturer, Lunch/Learn Seminars and Dinners – Bedford and DFW area
Bone regeneration techniques, implant and immediate extraction site, medical implications of periodontal disease, cosmetic surgery, connective tissue grafts and root coverage, and antimicrobial local delivery
Past & Present Memberships
American Academy of Periodontology
American Dental Association
Southwest Society of Periodontists
Texas Dental Association
Fort Worth County Dental Society
Seattle Study Club (Director, 1999-2016)
Honors & Awards
2016: "Top Ft Worth Area Dentists" Periodontics
2015: "Best Dentist U.S.A.," National Consumer Advisory Board (Peer Review).
2014: "Top Southlake Area Dentist," Southlake Style Magazine (Peer Review).
2006: "Best Periodontist," Texas Monthly (Peer Review).
1996: Featured Periodontist, Exclusively Dallas Magazine.
1996 – Present: Sponsor Approval, American Academy of General Dentistry.
1989: Second Place for Bone Regeneration, Fort Worth Dental Society.
1988: First Place (Founder's Cup Trophy) for Bone Regeneration, Fort Worth Dental Society.
1979: Merritt Parks Award for Outstanding Senior Student in Periodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry.