Dental Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

Dental Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

About us

Staten Island University Hospital's Department of Dental Medicine general practice has expanded into a major teaching program offering a wide range of services to all of our patients. Our dental medicine section 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 both the active attending staff and the dental resident staff. You are eligible to be a patient of our dental program if you are covered by Medicaid, medically indigent, medically compromised, intellectually disabled or developmentally disabled. If you do not fall into one of the categories listed above, your eligibility will be determined by an interview with a caregiver.

Services and treatments

In addition to routine services, the Department of Dental Medicine offers the following treatments and services:

  • Dentistry for the developmentally disabled
  • Dentistry for the medically compromised
  • Craniomandibular disorders TMJ / facial pain
  • Cleft lip and palate team
  • Implant dentistry
  • Emergency care
  • General dentistry - preventive care and fillings
  • Oral surgery - extractions/treatment of fractures
  • Pediatric dentistry/children's dentistry
  • Prosthodontics - dentures and bridges
  • Endodontics - root canal therapy
  • Periodontics - gum treatments
  • Orthodontics - braces

Our locations

SIUH North Campus, Main Building
475 Seaview Avenue
Monday–Friday, 9am to 5pm
(718) 226-9080

57 Bay Street
Monday and Wednesday, 10am to 6pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am to 5pm
(718) 226-3200

Education and training

Staten Island University Hospital takes great pride in the quality of its teaching programs. The Department of Dentistry 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, including the pediatric residency program introduced in 2005.

Residency programs

Residency in Dental Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

Because the hospital is a major affiliate of the State University of New York Health Science Center and Northwell Health, residents in General Practice Dentistry are integrated into the hospital's overall teaching program. This facilitates professional interactions and presents opportunities to fine tune clinical judgment.

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Residency in Pediatric Dental Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital

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.

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Make an appointment

Please call to make an appointment at one of our convenient locations:

SIUH North Campus
(718) 226-9080

57 Bay Street
(718) 226-3200