Dental Center (Adult)

Adult Dental Services

Yale-New Haven Hospital offers comprehensive dental treatment for adult and pediatric patients. The Dental Services Department includes Adult Dental Services, as well as the Pediatric Dentistry Center. Together, YNHH's adult and pediatric dental service performs approximately 18,000 patient visits per year.

Dental Center (Adult)

Why Choose YNHH

YNHH Dental Services has provided comprehensive dental care to patients for nearly 90 years and is one of the few sources of dental care in southern Connecticut for patients whose medical condition or disability makes treatment in a conventional dental practice impractical or difficult.

YNHH Dental Services emphasizes preventive dental care. During complete oral checkups, a staff dentist will check patients' teeth, gums, jaws and tongue for signs of disease or abnormality.

While our staff treats all types of patients, YNHH's modern dental facilities are specially designed for easy access and maximum comfort for patients with special health care needs or disabilities.

In addition to the general dentists who volunteer to treat patients at YNHH Dental Services, our specialists include pediatric dentists, oral surgeons, orthodontists, endodontists and periodontists.

Services Offered

  • Consultations
  • Check-ups and diagnostic services (including low-dose digital X-rays)
  • Preventive care (cleanings, fluorides and sealants)
  • Restorative care (fillings and crowns)
  • Emergency care
  • Preventive and interceptive orthodontics
  • Care for adults with special health care needs

Facilities and staff

Yale-New Haven Hospital's dental facility is state-of-the art, combining the latest high-tech equipment with an intelligent ergonomic layout. This unique environment enhances our ability to the highest quality of comprehensive oral hygiene services for patients.

The Dental Department at YNHH was initiated in 1921 with the objective of training graduate general dentists in an acute care clinical environment. Department staff includes a Chief of Dentistry as well as an Assistant and Associate Chief, two co-directors, faculty dentists and general practice dental residents. Staff also includes an office manager, dental assistants, hygienists, billing coordinators and administrative support.

This General Practice Program is resident driven and supported by voluntary teaching staff. The dental program has full accreditation from the Council of Dental Education of the American Dental Association.

Appointments & Hours

YNHH Adult Dental Services is located in the Dana Building at 789 Howard Avenue, second floor. Adult dental services are also available at Yale-New Haven's Hamden Professional Building at 2560 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden.

Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. For more information about YNHH Adult Dental Services or to schedule an appointment at the New Haven location, call 203.688.2464. For the Hamden Dental Center, call 203.230.3431.

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