* About Dr. Thornton

Dr. Gail Thornton

Dr. Gail Thornton has been serving the Saugerties area for over 30 years and has been selected as one of Hudson Valley Magazine’s top dentists 9 years running. She takes many hours of continuing education yearly to stay on the cutting edge of technology and technique.

In 2015 Dr. Thornton closed her Saugerties  office and joined the practice of Dr. Thomas Cingel in Kingston, NY.  where she continued to see general dental patients through 2019.

A special interest of Dr. Thornton’s is the treatment of sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliances. She works closely with area physicians and continues to provide this service.

Dr. Thornton is a member of the American Dental Association, the NY State Dental Society and the Third District Dental Society.  She received her bachelor’s degree from the State University College at Oneonta and earned her dental degree from Columbia University School of Dental Medicine in 1982, after which she completed a one year general practice residency at the Stratton V.A. Hospital in Albany, N.Y.