Telephone: (919) 537-3737
Telephone: (919) 537-3956
- For Children under age 4
Telephone: (919) 537-3928
Other Phone Numbers
If you have been assigned to a student dentist, you should contact him or her first. This will enable the student dentist to respond quickly to your problem. It may also save you lengthy waits while appointment clerks locate your student dentist.
Urgent Care During Normal Clinic Hours
If you are unable to contact your student dentist, or you do not have one assigned to you, call the Urgent Care Service at 919-537-3737 between 8:00am and 5:00pm. For children in the pediatric clinic or under the age of 14, call 919-537-3956. The clinic hours of operation are 10:00am to 12:30pm and 2:00pm to 4:30pm (Monday – Friday). Urgent Care Clinic check-in times begin at 9:30am for the morning session and 1:30pm for the afternoon session. Patients must check-in before being seen.
Urgent Care Needs After Hours
After-hours urgent care needs should be taken care of by phoning UNC Hospitals at 919-966-4131 and asking for the dental resident on call. Patients should identify themselves as active patients of record in the School of Dentistry Student Dental Clinics.
The resident will discuss the problem with the patient by phone and, if it appears that the patient should be seen in the Hospital Dental Clinic, the resident will instruct the patient on how to proceed. Please be aware that patients will be billed for emergency dental care in the hospital based on current Emergency Room fees.