Dental Residency Program

The dental residency training program is a one-year post-doctoral professional education program which offers special opportunity for advanced comprehensive clinical experiences in the hospital setting, additional training in the sciences basic to general dental practice, and a supervised clinical dentistry program.

Five dental residents are accepted into the dental program each year.

Accreditation Status

Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare's General Practice Residency Program was last site visited on May 21, 2012. The ADA has authorized use of the following statement with regard to the program accreditation status granted by the Commission on Dental Accreditation: "The general practice residency is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and has been granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements" . This is the highest possible accreditation status. The Commission is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the United States Department of Education. The Commission on Dental Accreditation can be contacted at (312) 440-4653 or at 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60611. 

New York State Licensure Requirements

Chapters 76 and 726 of the Laws of 2004 state that beginning January 1, 2007, applicants for initial dental licensure in New York State must successfully complete an approved dental residency program of at least one year's duration accredited by a national accrediting body acceptable to the New York State Education Department (NYSED).

To find out more contact:

New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Phone: (518) 474-3817 ext. 550
Fax: (518) 402-5354

Dental Licensure In New York State:

Residency Requirements

For more information about the Dental Residency Program, contact:

Dental Health Center Location/Mailing Address

Dr. James M. Rozanski
Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare
1714 Burrstone Road
New Hartford, NY 13413

Corporate Address

Dr. James M. Rozanski
Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare
PO Box 479
Utica, NY 13503-0479

Phone Numbers

(315) 624-6227
1-877-UTICANY (1-877-884-2269)

Fax: (315) 624-6519