David J. Starling, DMD

Meet Dr. Starling

dr starlingDr. Starling hails from New York City and graduated with honors from The State University of New York at Albany in 1977.  He attended Tufts School of Dental Medicine graduating in 1980 and completed a hospital-based general practice residency in 1981 at Staten Island Hospital in New York.

From there, he attended the Henry M. Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry at Boston University and received his certificate in advanced graduate study in Endodontics in 1983.  In 1984, Dr. Starling established South Shore Endodontics.

Dr. Starling enjoys the cutting-edge technology of endodontics as it enables him to relieve his patients of pain and discomfort.  He strives to accomplish this task in a timely and gentle manner in order to get his patients back to excellent dental, physical, and mental health.

Dr. Starling is married and the proud father of two daughters.  In his free time, he enjoys travel, the arts and sports.  He is also an avid dog lover and his dog is his third child.


  • American Dental Association
  • Massachusetts Dental Association
  • South Shore District Dental Association
  • American Association of Endodontists


  • Boston Magazine “Top Dentists” — Endodontics 2017 and 2018