What is an Endodontist?
An Endodontist is a dentist who has completed two years additional post-graduate training to specialize in treatment of root canals. An
Endodontist is licensed by the State as a specialist, and in addition, may become a Board Certified Diplomate by successfully passing a rigorous series of examinations.
Dr. David Rosenbaum
Dr. David Rosenbaum grew up in the Los Angeles area. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles, graduating with a degree in Economics. In 1982, he received his dental degree from Northwestern University.
Dr. Rosenbaum then served two years in the United States Public Health Service in a community clinic near Bakersfield, California. He also directed community outreach programs to underserved children in the area. Following his two years of service, he moved to the San Diego area to start a successful general practice in San Marcos, California.
Dr. Rosenbaum returned to Chicago in 1996 to begin a full-time residency program in Endodontics at Northwestern University, achieving a Masters of Science and a Specialty Certificate in Endodontics in 1998. Additionally, in 2007, Dr. Rosenbaum became a Diplomate in Endodontics, having passed additional examinations administered by the American Board of Endodontics, the certifying board in his field. Dr. Rosenbaum practiced Endodontics in the Chicagoland area for nine years before joining Dr. Richard Felt and establishing North Shore Endodontics in Northbrook, Illinois. Dr. Felt has since retired in May of 2014.
Dr. Rosenbaum is an active member of the dental community holding memberships in: American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontic Study Club and the American Association of Endodontists. He is also a past President of the Illinois Association of Endodontists. Dr. Rosenbaum has given presentations at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, at the American Association of Endodontists annual session and regular lectures to general dentists about new technologies in Endodontics.
Dr. Rosenbaum is married and the father of 4 children. He enjoys working out and reading science fiction and mystery novels. He is active in his local synagogue and is a member of the Men's Club. He enjoys singing in the Men's Club choir.