Pediatric Dental Medicine Program, Mission and Values


The goal of the of the Pediatric Dental Medicine Program at The Mount Sinai Health System is to train interested and highly motivated practitioners in the areas of pediatric dental medicine, surgery and public health. The Division strives to provide a stimulating and comprehensive training experience that will enable clinical trainees to contribute to betterment of children’s oral health through teaching, research and innovative clinical practice that is accessible to all children.


Evidence for the relationship between oral health and general health is becoming increasingly evident. The division of pediatric dental medicine aspires to train clinicians that will lead the way in improving children’s overall health through integrative and interdisciplinary approaches in treating oral and craniofacial disorders.


Teamwork: We collaborate closely and share knowledge to benefit patients and fellow caregivers.

Accountability: We are responsible for the comprehensive oral and craniofacial health of each child we treat.

Service: We strive to exceed every child and/or fellow caregivers’ expectations for comfort, convenience and a positive experience.

Innovation: We welcome change, encourage invention and continually seek better, more efficient ways to achieve our goals.

Integrity: We adhere to high moral principles and professional standards by a commitment to honesty, confidentiality, trust, respect and transparency.

Compassion: We are committed to providing every child in need dental and craniofacial treatment the best possible access to care in a caring and supportive environment.

Quality: We maintain the highest standards and achieve them by continually measuring and improving our outcomes.

Contact Us

David Andrews
Residency Coordinator, Dentistry
Tel: 212-423-4500 x4738
Fax: 212-996-9793
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Department of Dentistry
Icahn School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1187
New York, NY 10029