Bernard Friedland, BCh, MSc, JD

Bernard Friedland, BCh, MSc, JD

Contact Information

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Bernard Friedland, BCh, MSc, JD

Dr. Bernard Friedland teaches all pre- and postdoctoral courses in oral and maxillofacial radiology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is responsible for all predoctoral clinical training in the discipline. Under his leadership, HSDM was the first school to introduce complex motion tomography in dentistry and conebeam CT into Massachusetts. Dr. Friedland is active in the HSDM Faculty Group Practice at the Harvard Dental Center, where his radiology practice enjoys a wide referral base from dentists outside HSDM.

He is a frequent speaker at local dental study clubs on the role of conebeam CT in dentistry. In addition to publishing articles, he has contributed chapters to textbooks. He is chair of the Strategic Planning Committee of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Dr. Friedland developed and teaches a course on dental ethics and lectures on medicolegal issues to both pre- and postdoctoral students. He is a member of the Division of Ethics at Harvard Medical School and represents HSDM on the Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine Committee on Human Studies (IRB).

In addition to his dental and radiology training, Dr. Friedland has a law degree and is admitted to the Massachusetts bar. He is one of only a handful of dentists elected to fellowship in the American College of Legal Medicine, where he serves on the editorial board of the organization’s flagship publication. He has published in the medicolegal/ethical fields and has contributed a textbook chapter on medicolegal jurisprudence.