Andy Goldsmith


Dr. Andrew Goldsmith

Andy Goldsmith


Andy is an accomplished clinician, achieving recognition as a Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a Fellow in the International Academy of Laser Dentistry. He remains dedicated to helping advance dentistry for the benefit of patients and to preserve the profession of dentistry.


Bachelor of Science Degree

University of Nevada, Reno - 1992

Andy graduated with a bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree

Marquette University - 1998

He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University.

General Practice Residency – 2 Years

University of Colorado - 2000

Completed a two-year general practice residency at the University of Colorado where he was chief resident and later became a part-time assistant professor.


International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Diplomate - June 2010 - Current

He is also an accomplished clinician, achieving recognition as a Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and a Fellow in the International Academy of Laser Dentistry.


Writer - June 1999 - Current

Andy has published articles in multiple publications such as Dentaltown, Dental Economics, Dental Product Shopper, Dentistry IQ, Dentistry Today and more, and has lectured to audiences around the world.

Dental Manufacturers

Consultant - June 2012 - Current

Andy has also consulted for dental manufacturers and dealers and has a global perspective from meeting with dentists and companies in Italy, UAE, France, England, Greece, Germany and the United States.

Smile Source®

President of Smile Source® and Chief Dental Officer - August 2011 - December 2014

He was a Co-founder of Smile Source® and served roles of Vice President of Vendor Relations, Chief Dental Officer and President of Smile Source®, a private equity owned, dental group of over 700 locations dedicated to preserving independent practice dentistry.  

Jack Welch Institute

Student - June 2014

Continuing his education in business, Andy has completed multiple sales, marketing and business courses including the Jack Welch Institute.

Dental Practice

Dentist - 1998-Current

Andy owned and operated a very successful practice for 11 years in Colorado Springs, CO with one other doctor.  Today, he is seeing patients at Northshore Dental in Houston, Texas, a state of the art boutique practice. Patients can call Northshore Dental at 713-453-7466

Dr. Goldsmith has been nominated by his peers as a top dentist for the last 18 years.  He has been featured in Minnesota Monthly, Denver’s 5280 magazine and Houstonia magazine as a top dentist.  He contributes regulary to Industry journals and has spoken to dentists around the world.  He has achieved the highest designation in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists as a Diplomate and is a Fellow in the Academy of Laser Dentistry.

Practice Management

KOL - 2014-Current

Andy created a practice management system called Process23 which incorporated video content for doctors and teams, live coaching, systems, trackers, monitors, dedicated to helping people build the DNA of their businesses.   Andy also hosts the podcast HowDent which interviews industry leaders and explores how things are made in dentistry.  Andy Goldsmith is regarded as a key opinion leader in dentistry. In October 2024, Dr. Goldsmith will be a featured speaker as part of the Beckers Future of Dentistry Roundtable.

Advanced Implant Center

Faculty Member - January 2016 - 2018

He was a faculty member for the Advanced Dental Implant Research and Education Center teaching his course on Rapport based treatment plan acceptance.

Richmond Institute

Advisor - January 2016 - 2018

Dr Goldsmith served on the Young Dental Richmond Institute Advisory Committee.


Start-up genius - life-long

Andy was a founder of a financial services company called Accelerated Wealth that he sold after growing the company for three years.  He was also a founder in a chain of 3 barbershops known for featuring local beer, local art and local music that has won many awards: Locals Barbershop

Contractor Orientation

Director - January 2019-Current

Andy Serves on the board of directors for Contractor Orientation, the online education leader for all railroads and transit authorities.