This one-year program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association and is designed to meet their standards. A diploma certificate is awarded upon completion of the program. Currently, the program accepts four residents per year.

The clinical and didactic component of the program is located at the Siefert and Ford Community Health Center in downtown Danbury, Connecticut. Residents have extensive opportunity to provide comprehensive dental services to a broad spectrum of the population, including the mentally, emotionally and physically challenged and elderly. The variety of dental cases treated include preventive services, emergency service, oral surgery, routine operative, endodontic, periodontic, pediatric, limited orthodontics and operating room dentistry and services for those with disabilities. Rotations in Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine are completed at Danbury Hospital, one mile away from the Siefert and Ford Community Health Center. The rotation in Medicine is completed at the Center.


Thomas J. Kahl, D.D.S.

Chair, Department of Dentistry
Director, Danbury Hospital Dental Services
Program Director, General Practice Residency in Dentistry