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Emergency Care

When you have an unexpected dental problem, the Emergency Dental Clinic is available to help. Our clinic primarily focuses on relieving pain, swelling or bleeding. Care is provided by dental students who are supervised by faculty members.

Services

Our clinic offers a broad range of emergency services, including recementation of temporary caps, denture adjustments, placement of temporary fillings in a sensitive tooth and beginning root canal therapy to relieve severe pain. Patients requiring extractions or other emergency surgical procedures are referred to our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. For those who are already patients of the school, limited emergency services are available at night and on the weekends.

Fees & Payment Plans

The Emergency Dental Clinic is a fee-for-service clinic. Fees will vary depending on the procedure. Patients must pay at the time of service. We accept cash, check, credit card or Denti-Cal.

Location & Hours

Emergency Dental Clinic
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
2155 Webster Street, Level C
San Francisco, CA 94115
415.929.6501

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closed 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.) Please note that in order to provide adequate time for appropriate care, patient intake will close at 4:00 p.m.
The Emergency Clinic is open year-round and closed during holidays.
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How to Become a Patient

Our daytime emergency clinic is available to patients over 14 years of age, on a first-come, first-served basis. You may sign in at the front desk of the Main Clinic Monday through Friday at 8:30 a.m. for the morning session which begins at 9:00 a.m., and at 1:30 p.m. for the afternoon session which begins at 2:00 p.m. You will be asked to complete a short demographic questionnaire, answer all questions on the health history form and fill out other forms. You will then be asked to wait in the reception room until called in by a student dentist for evaluation and treatment.