Frequently Asked Questions


Are you open evenings and weekends? We are not open evenings, weekends and major holidays.  Our clinics are open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, check-in and registration begin at 8:00 am.  All clinics are not open on all days due to the academic calendar and other non-clinical obligations.  - new patient information
Can anyone be a patient at the School of Dentistry? Yes, we are open to the public. - new patient information
Are your services free? No, our services are not free. Our fees in the student clinics average 20-50% less than Ann Arbor area private practice dentist. - time/cost comparison chart
What kind of dental work can I have done? We do all types of dental procedures here.  However, not all services can  be provided by dental students, some will require specialty clinics.  - available services and clinics
Do you take dental insurance? Yes, we take most dental insurances and we also participate with Michigan Medicaid.  - billing & insurance
How do I get to the Dental School
and where do I park?
On the main U-M campus in Ann Arbor. Our parking structure address is 200 Fletcher Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. - directions & parking
How long are the appointments? In the student clinics most appointments average about three hours because you have your treatment done by a student who is supervised by a licensed dentist.  - time/cost comparison chart
Do you have a Walk in Emergency Clinic? No, our emergency clinic is by scheduled appointment.  - urgent care services
What if I still have questions?
Please call our Patient Admissions and Emergency Services clinic at 734-763-6933, or toll free 888-707-2500.