General Dentistry ~ Endodontics ~ Aesthetics ~ Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery ~ Orthodontics ~ Prosthodontics ~ Periodontics ~ Children’s dental care
The UF College of Dentistry in Gainesville offers a complete range of general and specialty dental services and oral health care, for adults and children, in one location. We provide the latest technologies in a professional learning environment conveniently located at the UF Health Science Center on the UF campus. For more information see below or click here.
Dental Faculty Practice: 352-273-7950
Faculty Practice is the area in the College of Dentistry where the dental faculty members see patients in a private-practice setting, providing the highest-quality dental care.
DMD-Student Dental Centers: Call 352-273-6700 or 800-633-3953
In the DMD-student centers, dental students perform care under the supervision of faculty. Fees are generally 30 to 50 percent less than in private practice. Patients must undergo a screening process to ensure that their oral health care needs are compatible with our students’ educational needs. To apply for a screening appointment, download the pre-screening application, print it out, complete it and mail it to us. You can also call 352-273-9097 to request that an application be mailed to you.
We have a full range of dental centers where faculty and residents practice together. The residents have completed their dental degree and are continuing their education to specialize in one area of dentistry. Fees are generally 80 percent of those in a private practice.
Endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics and prosthodontics, call 352-273-7960.
Pediatric dental care (children’s) call 352-273-7643
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: 352-273-6731
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a surgical specialty which involves the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the head and neck region. The scope of the specialty is very broad, ranging from the extraction of teeth to the treatment of complex facial fractures. Oral surgery is a referral clinic and should receive those referrals by fax at 352-392-6909 to the attention of the receptionist.
Oral Medicine Center: 352-273-6740
This center provides care to patients with unusual oral lesions or conditions, and patients with oral problems associated with systemic diseases and concerns related to head and neck cancer. The center is staffed by dentists with specialty training and expertise in oral medicine, oral pathology and oral oncology.
Center for Implant Dentistry: 352-273-6715
This center specializes in implant dentistry; care is provided by faculty and fellows. Fellows are dentists who have completed residency and are learning a particular area within a specialty.
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology: 352-273-6664
The Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Service offers a variety of radiographic and consultative services to practitioners. Dictated reports including findings, diagnostic impressions, and pertinent comments are returned to the referring practitioner for all procedures performed and for films submitted for review.
Maxillofacial Prosthetic Services: 352-273-6910
Patients are seen by maxillofacial prosthodontists Drs. Turner and Wong and anaplastologist Mr. Mann. This service works in collaboration with oral surgeons and Shands head and neck cancer surgery. Maxillofacial specialists restore defects resulting from trauma, cancer or congenital factors with prosthetic devices (artificial palates, ears, eyes, noses, etc.)
Student Oral Surgery Clinic: 352-273-6705
If you have a toothache or facial swelling, you may be treated at the Student Oral Surgery Clinic even if you are not a current patient at the college’s clinics. Patients for the day are selected by a lottery system at 7:00 a.m., Monday-Friday. The drawing for both morning and afternoon clinics takes place at 7:00 a.m., so even if you would prefer to be treated in the afternoon, you must be here for the 7:00 a.m. drawing. Please visit the clinic page here for more information.
UF Dental Centers outside of the Gainesville area
The college has three dental centers in other parts of Florida as part of the UF Statewide Network for Community Oral Health.
Hialeah Dental Center, Dade County: 305-694-5400
Naples Children and Education Foundation Pediatric Dental Center, Naples: 239-775-3052
St. Petersburg Dental Center, Seminole: 727-394-6064
Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science: 352-273-5971
Oral Biology: 352-273-8850
Oral & Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences: 352-273-6775
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: 352-273-6750
Pediatric Dentistry: 352-273-7631
Restorative Dental Sciences: 352-273-5850
Southeast Center for Research to Reduce Disparities in Oral Health
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