New Jersey's largest hospital-based dental program combines state-of-the-art technology with general and specialty services such as endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery, oral pathology, pediatric dentistry, dental care for the medically compromised and operating room general anesthesia dentistry for the handicapped and disabled. Annually, the department sees 16,000 patients in its outpatient facility, 10,000 visits are seen by the General Practice Residents and 6,000 by the Attending Dentists. Annually, the dental residents are supervised by the attendings in 500 inpatient consultations, two-thirds of which interface with cardiac surgery, oncology, organ transplants, psychiatry, etc. With 42 active attending dentists, nine dental residents and more than one dozen additional dental personnel, the department offers its patients total dental health and emergency dental care.

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