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Howitt Urgent Dental Care


625 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620

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Monday–Friday 8 a.m.−5 p.m.

This location is a walk-in clinic, first come, first serve.

Registrations begin at 7:45 a.m.

Closed daily from 1–2 p.m. See additional information about hours.


Eastman Dental's Howitt Urgent Dental Care is the only dedicated urgent dental care facility in the region, treating adults for acute tooth and gum pain, dental infections and abscess, broken teeth and other dental trauma or urgent dental issues.

Patient & Visitor Information

Please Note: If the waiting room is full by 3 p.m., we are unable to accommodate any other patients for that day. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Mondays and Fridays tend to be busiest days.

Accepting Walk-ins

To avoid long wait times, we strongly encourage you to call (585) 318-2642 to determine the best time that day. Thank you for your continued patience during this challenging time.

Evenings & Weekends

Patients having a dental emergency after business hours should report to the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, where the dentist on call will be contacted.

Additional Information


  • We accept a wide variety of insurances (please note Medicare does not provide dental benefits).
  • For our patients without dental insurance, a $78.00 emergency exam and x-ray fee is expected at check-in. We are happy to refer patients without insurance to people who can help enroll you for a NYS-sponsored free or low-cost health insurance.
  • We accept credit (Visa, Mastercard and Discover), debit cards and Care Credit, a healthcare credit card that offers interest-free payment plans--applications available at our front desk.