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Dentistry Residency at Morristown Medical Center

This one-year program, accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), is based in Morristown. The state-of-the-art Leonard Szerlip Dental Center at Morristown Medical Center includes seven operatories, a laboratory, sterilization area, panorex and darkroom.

  • Established in 1972
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Four resident positions
  • Private practice environment
  • Volunteer attending staff of 107, with half representing all dental specialties
  • 9,000 patient visits a year with 24,000 procedures performed
  • Dental center hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday

The intent of this residency program is to ensure that our resident doctors are well-prepared general dentists who are able to:

  • Provide emergency care and direct multidisciplinary comprehensive treatment for patients, including those with special needs. This includes participation and coordination in both medical and dental teams.
  • Manage their practices in a way that allows them to achieve successful outcomes in an efficient manner.
  • Diagnose, treat and consult for hospital patients, including the medically compromised and those with special needs.
  • Understand the importance of active involvement in community service through the treatment of patients in our clinic and participation in community oral health initiatives.
  • Fully understand the importance of continuing education and the application of scientific principles when evaluating changing treatment modalities in oral health care.