Dr. David J. Fox received his B.A. degree in 1976 from Clark
University, in Massachusetts and a D.M.D. degree from the University of
Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine in 1980.
After a year of advanced training in hospital dentistry and
general practice as a resident at Illinois Masonic Medical Center and the
University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago, he returned to the
University of Pennsylvania for completion of combined specialty training in Periodontics in 1983 and
Periodontal Prosthesis - Fixed Prosthodontics in 1984.
Dr. Fox is licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New
York and Illinois. He holds an anesthesia permit to administer nitrous
oxide/oxygen analgesia and intravenous conscious-sedation in Pennsylvania, and a
certificate in advanced cardiac life support. In addition to his formal
training, he has taken over 2,500 hours of continuing education courses, is a
Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, and has published professionally.
Dr. Fox was active in dental education for over twenty
years at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Dental Medicine, Albert
Einstein Medical Center, and Temple University's School of Dentistry. He has
instructed dental students, trained dentists to become specialists in
Periodontics and Prosthodontics, and has presented over 320 hours of continuing
education courses for dentists around the country.
Dr. Fox has served as a consultant (to the
Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry, insurance companies, dentists, attorneys,
industry, and the public) and belongs to many professional organizations
including the American Academy of Periodontology, Pennsylvania Association of Periodontists, American Academy of Fixed
Prosthodontics, Academy of Osseointegration (surgical and prosthodontic
sections), Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Pennsylvania Dental Association.
He resides in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, with
his wife and has two adult daughters. In addition to spending time with his family he
enjoys playing the viola, chamber music, cooking, and photography.