Onsite Health Care Services’ Chief Dental Officer, Dr. Allen Finkelstein, is the Chief Executive Officer of Bedford HealthCare Solutions and the former Chief Dental Officer of AmeriChoice/United Health Group insuring over 2.5 million lives in dental government coverage.
Dr. Finkelstein is a 1965 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science degree. In 1969, he graduated with honors from Temple University School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he was awarded a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Finkelstein is a member of the American Dental Association, the Association for State and Territorial Dental Directors, the Essex County Dental Association and the dental associations of the States of New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. He serves on the New Jersey Dental Medicaid Advisory Committee, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island Coalitions of Oral Health, the Center for Health Care Strategies, American Friends of the Hebrew University New York Board, the Vice Chair of the Advisory Board of Shils Entrepreneurial Education Fund of the American Dental Association and New York Academy of Sciences.
Dr. Finkelstein is the former President of the Rockland County Dental Society, former Trustee of the Ninth District Dental Society of the State of New York, former member of New York University College of Dentistry Admission Committee and former Trustee of the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity.
Dr. Finkelstein is a former Post Preventive Dental Officer at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, receiving the Army Commendation medal for the Preventive Dental Program developed to reduce caries and emergencies for the US Army Dental Corp during the Vietnam. He served on the Forensic Staff at the New York City Medical Examiners Office after September 11th and currently is an advisor to the New City Department of Health for the New York Cares Health Improvement Program.
Dr. Finkelstein is a long time proponent of Integrated Dental and Medical Care and has lectured at dental and medical schools and conferences on the subject of Early Childhood Caries and the need for Medical/Dental Integration to achieve the establishment of a quality outcome based Health Home.
Dr Finkelstein is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at New York University, College of Dentistry, an adjunct facility member of the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health of the AT Still University, a member of the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Leadership Council, a member of the Global Dental School Alliance and a member of the Visitor’s Board of the Kornberg School of Dentistry at Temple University. He testified before the Domestic Policy Subcommittee on and Government Reform in the United States House of Representatives on “Evaluating Pediatric Dental Care under Medicaid” and advised Congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland on the Child Health Insurance Plan Reform Act on dental coverage.
In Addition, Dr. Finkelstein has been active in many community activities both philanthropies and dental outreach programs for the underserved.
Dr. Finkelstein has passed the National Dental Boards, North East Regional Boards, and is licensed to practice dentistry in New York and New Jersey. He currently maintains a dental practice, specializing in Periodontal Prosthesis located in Great Neck, New York.
Allen Finkelstein DDS
CEO Bedford HealthCare Solutions (BHS)
Former Chief Dental Officer AmeriChoice/United Health Group
Jonathan Richter DDS, MSc
Chief Dental Officer BHS
Jack Dillenberg DDS, MPH
VP for Public Health Dental Affairs BHS
Dean, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health
Burton Cohen DDS, B Pharmacy
Director of Pharmacy BHS
Clinical Associate Professor NJ Dental School
Kimberlie Yineman RDH, BS
Vice President for Outreach Services BHS
Director of Oral Health, North Dakota Health Department
Claudia Hanson MD
Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs BHS
Lawrence Krasne DDS
Director of Prosthodontics BHS
Associate Clinical Professor of Prosthodontics, Director of Out Patient Clinics, Nova SouthEastern University, College of Dental Medicine
Catherine Lopez MD
Vice President of Quality Management and Corporate Compliance