Department of Dentistry

The Department of Dentistry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is a leader in offering comprehensive training for dentists that advances the practice of dentistry through teaching, research, and innovative clinical practice.

Our faculty, a group of exceptional clinical practitioners, educators, and researchers, oversees one of the largest postdoctoral dental training programs in the United States and provides every phase of restorative and cosmetic oral care.

Our department consists of full-time and part-time faculty and more than 50 attending dentists and related professionals. Our training programs include a residency in general dentistry and a residency in pediatric dentistry. These educational programs offer residents a unique opportunity to learn from our large faculty and our diverse patient community.

We are closely integrated with different disciplines across the School of Medicine, including the Division of Cardiology, the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, and The Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute.

In addition, we have specialty clinics in:

  • Complex prosthodontics
  • Dentistry under general anesthesia and intravenous sedation
  • Endodontics
  • Implantology
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Periodontics
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders (also known as TMJ)

Message from the Chair

We strive to provide a stimulating and comprehensive training experience that will enable clinical trainees to contribute to improving oral health through teaching, research, and innovative clinical practice that is accessible to all.

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Offering a wide range of experience and backgrounds, our faculty members are dedicated to working closely with our residents and treating a diverse group of patients, a key feature of our postdoctoral training programs. 

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Residency Programs

We offer a General Dentistry Residency and a Pediatric Dentistry Residency.

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