Staten Island University Hospital’s Department of Dental Medicine’s Dental practice has expanded into a major teaching program offering a wide range of services to all of our patients. Our department first obtained accreditation by the American Dental Association for our general practice residency program in 1970 and our pediatric residency program in 2005.
Our program and eligibility
All of your dental services will be performed by our dental resident staff supervised by the active attending staff. You are eligible to be a patient of our dental program if you are covered by Medicaid, medically compromised, intellectually or developmentally disabled or qualify through financial screening. Your financial eligibility will be determined by an interview with a finance department screener.
Services and treatments
The Department of Dental Medicine offers the following services:
- Dentistry for the intellectually or developmentally disabled
- Dentistry for the medically compromised
- Implant dentistry
- Emergency care
- General dentistry – preventive care and fillings
- Oral Surgery – extractions/treatment of fractures
- Pediatric dentistry-dentistry for children
- Prosthodontics – dentures, crowns and cemented bridges.
- Endodontics – root canal therapy
- Periodontics – gum treatments
- Orthodontics – braces
Education and training
Staten Island University Hospital takes great pride in the quality of its teaching programs. The Department of Dental Medicine conducts one of the oldest major residency programs in the University Hospital system. The residency program in general dentistry has been accredited since 1970 with virtually every specialty in the profession represented by the teaching staff. The pediatric residency program was introduced and accredited in 2005.
As a major affiliate of Northwell Health, residents in General Practice and Pedodontic Dentistry are integrated into the hospital’s overall teaching program. This facilitates professional interactions and presents opportunities to fine tune clinical judgment.
The Staten Island University Hospital, Department of Dental Medicine, Pediatric Dentistry Residency is a 24-month, hospital-based, residency program leading to a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry upon completion. Three new positions are available each year. The program is accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Make an appointment
Please call to make an appointment at (718) 226-9080.