Construction at Eastman Dental, June 26-30
The south entrance of Eastman Dental, closest to Strong Memorial Hospital and the adjacent parking garage, will be closed from Saturday, June 26th through Wednesday, June 30th. During this time, we strongly encourage patients 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 two (2) hours.
Patients and visitors choosing to park in the Strong Memorial Hospital parking garage during this time will be directed to enter Eastman Dental by way of the north entrance located at the corner of Elmwood Ave. and East Drive. Signs for the walking route will be posted on the sidewalk at Jackson Drive outside of the parking garage. We apologize for the inconvenience during this time.
Need urgent dental care? We're now 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.
New patient? 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