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Becoming a Patient

Welcome

The Dental Clinics of the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry offer a complete range of quality dental and oral health services. We are committed to serving the oral health needs of Chicago and neighboring communities, however due to our restricted capacity; we must limit the number of patients seen daily.

Minimum diagnostic fees, which include an exam and radiograph (x-ray) are required at the initial appointment. Additional fees will apply if specific treatment is warranted. Payment in full is due at the time of service. The college accepts cash, credit/debit card, or checks.

  • Medicaid (Public Aid) is accepted in selected student clinics. Your treatment may be covered by Medicaid based on eligibility. Payment out of pocket is required for non-covered procedures at the time of service.

Request an Appointment

To schedule a new patient appointment please call 312.996.7555

To contact one of our Specialty departments please visit Contact Us

For Urgent Needs Please Call 312.996.8636

Comprehensive Care (Adult)

Screening for our Comprehensive Care program is by APPOINTMENT ONLY. To schedule your appointment, please call 312.996.1265 Monday through Friday. Because of the high volume of calls we receive, it may be necessary to call several times to connect with scheduling personnel.

The fee for a screening evaluation and indicated x-ray is currently $97.00 and is due on the date of your screening appointment. The college accepts cash, credit/debit card, or checks.

Screenings may be limited due to student breaks, holidays, licensing exams and graduation.

Faculty Dental Practice

The Allen W. Anderson Faculty Dental Practice provides quality comprehensive oral health care in a private practice setting. Fees for treatment in the faculty dental practice are comparable to those charged by private dentists in the area. For more information, please call 312.413.2835

Specialty Clinics / Advanced Clinics

Orthodontic (Braces), Endodontic (Root Canal), Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontic, Prosthodontic, and Oral Surgery treatment is available in our post-doctoral clinics. Treatment is provided by dentists and faculty who have chosen to specialize in one of the above areas. Patients may call the main number at 312.996.7555 and listen for the appropriate prompt.

Which Clinic is Right for Me?

The Dental Clinics of the College of Dentistry offer a complete range of dental and oral health services. Care is available in a variety of settings for patients with both simple and complex needs.

General Dental Care

Comprehensive dental care at a significantly reduced cost provided by student dentists. Minimum diagnostic fees, which include an exam and radiograph (x-ray) are required at the initial appointment.

Clinic Type of Care For Appointment
General Clinic Comprehensive dental care and treatment plans including x-rays, cleanings, fillings, crowns, and other more complex treatments. An initial screening is required. Call  312.996.1265

Urgent Care

Clinic Type of Care For Appointment
Adult Urgent Care Emergency Problems (for example, swelling and infection) Call 312.996.8636
Pediatric Urgent Care Urgent care for children 14 years old and younger Call 312.413.0972

Adults (15 and above) may be seen for treatment for urgent problems by APPOINTMENT ONLY. To schedule an appointment please call 312.996.8636, Monday through Friday starting at 8:00 am. Lines remain open until all available spots have been filled for the day. Your appointment will be scheduled for the following clinic day. Because of the high volume of calls we receive, it may be necessary to call several times to connect with scheduling personnel.

Emergency Problems (for example, swelling and infection) are evaluated on a daily basis.

  • If your treatment is not covered by Medicaid, you will be expected to pay out of pocket at the time of service.
  • There is a diagnostic initial fee. Additional fees will apply, if specific treatment is warranted. Payment in full is due at the time of service. The college accepts cash, credit/debit card, or checks.
  • Medicaid (Public Aid) is accepted in selected student clinics. Your treatment may be covered by Medicaid based on eligibility. Payment out of pocket is required for non-covered procedures at the time of service.
  • If you have a written referral from your primary dentist for Endodontic therapy (ex. "root canal") please contact the Endodontic department directly at 312.355.3615 or fax your referral to 312.996.9500.
  • If you have a written referral from your primary dentist for Oral Surgery
    (ex. "wisdom tooth" extraction) please contact Oral Surgery via e-mail to: oralsurgery@uic.edu, phone 312.996.7460, or fax your referral to 312.996.5987.
  • Urgent Care may be limited due to student breaks, holidays, licensing exams and graduation.

For information about Pediatric Dentistry Urgent Care
(for children 14 years old and younger), please call 312.413.0972.

Specialty & Advanced Care

Specialized and complex dental care provided by dentists and faculty at rates comparable to private dentists.

Clinic Type of Care For Appointment
Endodontics (Root Canal) Root canals and related treatments Call 312.355.3615
Implant & Innovations Center Replacement of missing teeth with implant-supported restorations (crowns, bridges, dentures) Call 312.996.3145 , or 
email cdic@uic.edu
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Facial and jaw reconstructive surgery, implants, bone grafting, sinus lift procedures, skeletal deformities,  craniofacial anomalies, facial traumatic injuries, TMJ disorders, head and neck cancer microneurosurgery, obstructive sleep apnea, facial aesthetic surgery, dental and facial infections Call 312.996.7460, or 
email oralsurgery@uic.edu
Oral Medicine Clinic Ulcers, sores, infection of the lining of your mouth, cancerous and precancerous lesions of your mouth, bad breath and dry mouth Call 312.355.1222,  or 
email oralMedicine@uic.edu
Orthodontics (Braces) Comprehensive treatment of bite problems, misaligned teeth and jaws, and jaw growth problems is available for children and adults Call 312. 996.7505, 312.996.7506, or email dentorthoclinic@uic.edu
Pediatric Dentistry Comprehensive oral health examinations, treatments, extractions restorative procedures (fillings, crowns, etc.) for children Call 312.996.7532 or email dentpediatrics@uic.edu
Periodontics Prevention, Diagnosis, treatment of the gums, therapeutic, functional, and aesthetic surgery of the gums. Call  312.996.7374, or emailperiodontics@uic.edu
Prosthodontics Implants, crowns, bridges and dentures Call 312.996.9223, email prosthodontics@uic.edu, or request online

Faculty Practice Care

Clinic Type of Care For Appointment
Faculty Practice Care The Faculty Dental Practice provides quality general oral health care and specialty oral health care such as orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics, oral surgery. Fees for treatment in the faculty dental practice are comparable to those charged by private dentists in the area. Call 312.413.2835 or Email facultypractice@uic.edu