Multispecialty practice ProHealth Dental has announced a clinical and academic affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.
The affiliation will create a collaborative program to address the association between poor oral health and chronic diseases in patients. Primary care physicians from Mount Sinai will work with ProHealth dentists to expand coordinated care and patient education programs in the New York City borough of Queens, according to the organizations.
Andrea Perez, DDS, a clinical instructor of dentistry at the Icahn School, will serve as chief dental officer for the partnership. ProHealth dentists will have academic appointments at the Icahn School.