Patient Care

Which Clinic is Right for Me?

Since the UNC School of Dentistry provides dental care in three different clinic settings, it can be difficult to select which clinic is most appropriate for a patient’s needs. Please review the below chart to see which clinic may be the best fit for you.

Clinic Cost Appointment Length Level of Provider Education How soon do you need to be seen? Is it ok if your dentist changes over time?
Which Clinic is Right for Me?
Student Clinic $ ++++ Pre-DDS I can wait a few months. Yes.
Graduate/Resident Clinic $$ ++ DDS/DMD pursuing graduate education I’d like to be seen as soon as possible. Yes.
Dental Faculty Practice $$$ + DDS/DMD + necessary postdoc training I’d like to be seen as soon as possible. No.

If you’re still unable to determine which clinic you’d like to visit, call patient admissions at (919) 537-3737 for assistance.