The Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) has named Dr. Nancy Rosenthal of Jenkintown, Montgomery County, as its 2022-2023 president.
Rosenthal has maintained a private practice in Jenkintown for the last 39 years and is a dedicated leader for both her profession and her community, a PDA statement said.
Prior to becoming PDA president, Rosenthal served on the PDA Board of Trustees, representing the Second District of the association, and previously served as PDA’s secretary in addition to her efforts as a board member for Pennsylvania Dental Association Insurance Services, Inc.
She also served as president of the Montgomery-Bucks Dental Society in 2005-2006. She then served as president of the Second District Valley Forge Dental Association in 2013-2014.
Nationally, Rosenthal has served on numerous ADA councils and committees, and she is a commissioner for the ADA’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), working to develop and implement professional and ethical standards in the nation’s dental schools and education programs.
After receiving her undergraduate degree and Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Pittsburgh, Rosenthal earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Temple University in 1983 and opened her practice. During her career, she has been an adjunct professor and clinical instructor at both the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry, the PDA’s statement said.