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@ Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine
Your gift, no matter the amount, matters. Your ongoing philanthropic support advances Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine's critical mission to deliver innovative, world-class oral health education, patient care, research, and service to our community and beyond.
Your investment enables us to recruit and retain the greatest minds for our faculty, acquire state-of-the-art technology for discovery, and develop programs that will create new knowledge to propel oral healthcare forward.
Learning alongside renowned faculty, immersed in extensive clinical education with the most advanced technologies, students at the School of Dental Medicine leave Stony Brook more than well-prepared for their chosen career.
Your support can help to make dental education at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine more affordable — allowing our students to focus on their DDS degree and future careers in oral healthcare.
Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine is the largest provider of oral health care services on Long Island. Committed to excellence in patient care, we are on the forefront of incorporating the latest in digital dentistry and lead the way in advances in dental medicine through conducting critical translational research.
Within our facility, patients have access to all dental specialties in one location and are treated with a whole-patient approach to healthcare.
With world-class, National Institutes of Health-sponsored research programs including bone scaffold technology in craniofacial tissue, salivary gland immunobiology, salivary gland regeneration, periodontal disease, cancer pain and many other clinically-relevant areas, we create knowledge at the cutting edge of scientific discovery.
Thanks to friends like you, School of Dental Medicine scientists offer our patients the most up-to-date protocols and interventions, while improving oral health outcomes locally, nationally and globally.
Did you or a loved one benefit from exceptional care at the School of Dental Medicine? Whether you choose to honor a staff member or an entire department, your donation is a meaningful way to show your gratitude while supporting improvements to patient care. Your gift may support programs that provide:
The Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine is among the elite research-intensive dental schools in the nation. We have a long tradition of translational research, with 58 patents and 26 patents-pending for novel oral health care products and anti-inflammatory drugs. We are currently leading the country in clinical trials of periodontal disease and diabetes and cardiovascular disease through our Patient-Oriented Research Center.
For our researchers, yesterday’s answers simply aren’t good enough. We are dedicated to not only finding the answers, but sometimes changing the questions.
Gifts may be made through an outright contribution of cash, securities, real estate or other real or personal property, as well as through planned, annual giving, estate gifts such as bequests and trusts, and life income gifts, such as charitable gift annuities and charitable remainder trusts. We also welcome your pledge. Pledges of more than $5,000 may be fulfilled over a multi-year period (up to five years).
Gifts may be made by check, money order or credit card. The Stony Brook Foundation accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover:
Checks and money orders should be made payable to the Stony Brook Foundation.
Please indicate “unrestricted” or any special designation “ex. Fund #, “nursing, scholarships, etc.” on the check’s memo section.
Please mail to:Stony Brook Foundation, Inc. 230 Administration Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY 11794-1188
Checks are credited in the year postmarked on the outer envelope. You will receive a receipt from the Foundation, as well as a year-end receipt of all your giving for tax purposes.
Make it easy. Give monthly.
When you become a Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine monthly donor, you help ensure that we have what’s needed to reach our philanthropic goals.
You may be able to increase the value of your gift if your company or employer has a matching gift program.
A gift of appreciated securities may be an advantageous way for you to give to the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine while avoiding or reducing capital gains taxes.
If you choose to use depreciated securities to make your gift, in most cases, it will be more advantageous to sell the shares and give the proceeds to the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine.
Please consult with your legal and financial advisor.
Planned gifts offer an opportunity to help you retain or receive income in addition to providing vital resources to the Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine.
Please consult your legal and financial advisors to determine the tax advantages of making a planned gift.
Endowments are perpetual and offer you the opportunity to support multiple generations of patients, Faculty and scientists, thereby making a lasting impact.
If you are interested in making a “gift that keeps on giving,” please review our Endowment Gift Page for more details.
School of Dental Medicine Advancement Office
Office: (631) 444-2945