Attention Patients: Construction Update
Due to construction activities, we strongly encourage patients with appointments on Saturday, September 18th to park in the nearby College Town parking garage via the entrance on Celebration Drive (address 72 Crittenden Blvd). Parking is free in this garage for up to 2 hours. Please note the south entrance of Eastman Dental, closest to Strong Memorial Hospital and the parking garage, will be closed starting close of business Friday, September 17th through Sunday, September 19th.
Please note: Eastman Dental patients or visitors who choose to park in the Strong Memorial Hospital parking garage during this time can only enter Eastman Dental through the north entrance located at the corner of Elmwood Avenue and East Drive. We apologize for the inconvenience during this time.
Need urgent dental care?
We're accepting walk-ins. To avoid long wait times, please call 585-275-5051 to determine the best time that day. We're working to provide the very best quality of care in an environment that is safe for everyone.
Due to social distancing protocols, the number of appointment slots for new patients is very limited. Please call to check for availability. Thank you for your patience.
Two Approaches to Care
1) You can enjoy a private practice setting, where patients are seen just by faculty at our University Dental Faculty Group
2) Our clinic settings that offers lower rates, where care is provided by supervised residents (dentists getting advanced, specialized training), and convenient locations.
Need to make an appointment? Visit http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/Dentistry/patients/appointment.aspx
Need to reschedule? Please call us at least 24 hours in advance if you cannot keep an appointment. Two or more missed appointments may interfere with future scheduling.
University of Rochester Employees:
All University of Rochester employees receive a 10% discount on the following dental services not covered by insurance: Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Orthodontics, General Dentistry, and services rendered at the Downtown and School 17 sites, and University Dental Faculty Group.
What does the UR Dental insurance cover?
Check the UR website for details (http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/files/Dental_Comparison.pdf),
but the basic policy covers a good portion of preventive services such as oral exam, x-rays, emergency treatment and cleanings. It also covers a portion of basic and major restorative work, such as fillings, crowns, root canal therapy, periodontic/gum treatment, dentures, partials and oral surgery. The Medallion policy covers the same services, plus sealants, and a good portion of orthodontics/braces and implants. Insurance for oral medicine varies; questions will be addressed individually.
University of Rochester Students:
The UR Student Dental Plan is brought to you by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, the number one dental insurer in the Rochester area, insuring over 320,000 people. You can count on the excellent quality, value and service that Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, has been delivering to their customers for over 60 years. You'll find the details and application when you click on the following links:
UR Student Dental Plan Details
UR Student Dental Plan Application