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Important Notice to Patients

The UTHSC College of Dentistry must implement new restrictions on patient care. This is based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the coronavirus outbreak. Please read all of this information carefully.

Following the CDC's recommendation, all patients, visitors, and employees are REQUIRED to wear a mask or face covering before entering the College of Dentistry Dunn Dental Building. The College of Dentistry will not supply patients/visitors with masks or face coverings.

The College of Dentistry will begin carefully reactivating dental services that were temporarily suspended as part of our COVID-19 response. Our dental services and clinics are open, and we’re here to deliver safe, high-quality care.

We are limiting access to the College of Dentistry building to patients only (no family members or escorting visitors will be allowed in the building), exceptions are for minors and special needs patients.

The College of Dentistry has started accepting new patients for comprehensive treatment. If you would like to become a patient of record in our clinics, please visit our patient services site or call 901.448.6468 to make an appointment.

Please note the emergency clinic operational hours below:

The dental emergency clinic will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:30-9:00 am.
Space is limited and subject to school scheduling changes.

For adults, please call 901.448.6200 or visit the Dunn Dental Building: 875 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38163.

For children, age 16 and under, please call 901.448.KIDS or visit the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic at LeBonheur: 848 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103.


Urgent or emergency care for adults at the College of Dentistry will be provided only from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Patients should present to the West entrance of the building between 7:30 am and 8:30 am. All patients will be screened prior to being allowed to enter the building with temperature checks by the staff.

Patients of record at the College of Dentistry requiring urgent attention should call their student doctor or the graduate department in which they were treated to arrange a time to receive prompt treatment.

May 26, 2022