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NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Chief of Dentistry

Dr. Joseph Morales


Joseph Morales, D.D.S., F.A.C.D. is a graduate of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, where he now holds an adjunct faculty appointment. He received his postdoctoral training at Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Morales has more than 32 years of professional experience, including 25 years dedicated to academic dental medicine. He is currently Chief of the Dental Medicine Service at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College, and the Liaison for the General Dental Practice Residency program of New York Medical College. Dr. Morales served as the General Dental Practice Residency Program Director at New York Medical College and as Chief of Service. He has also served at many New York City hospitals. Dr. Morales is a fellow in the New York State Academy of Dentistry and the American College of Dentists as well as the chair and member of multiple university and hospital committees.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan Dental Services

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan is pleased that its innovative and often unique qualifications include:

  • Being one of the first dental clinics to offer chairā€side rapid HIV testing
  • Clinic hours that provide the convenience of late afternoon and evening appointments
  • Geriatric dental service that specifically serves the seniors of the community
  • Individualized care for special needs adults and children
  • Robust implant service
  • A1 American Dental Association ADA CODA accreditation status (approved without reporting requirements) for the general dental practice and oral and maxillofacial surgery residency programs