Emergency Services

If you have a dental emergency, for example severe pain or swelling, and you are not receiving regular treatment at the dental school, you can use our walk-in emergency service.

New Patients

If you have a dental emergency and are not a regular patient at our clinics, you can use our walk-in emergency service.

Please be aware that space is limited and our walk-in emergency service is available on a first-come, first-serve basis during dental clinic hours. Clinics are closed for major holidays and at other times throughout the year for conferences, meetings and academic related events and breaks.

Our main doors open at 7:30 a.m.;the Emergency Clinic begins seeing patients at 9 a.m.

NOTE: You are limited to 2 emergency visits without becoming a regular patient; exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis.

Payment Options

  • We accept cash, Master Card and Visa
    • Personal checks are not accepted
  • We accept most major dental insurance plans and Medicaid.  You are responsible for the cost of treatment not covered under your dental insurance.
  • A fee of $80, applied towards the cost of treatment, must be paid prior to treatment

Patients of Record

If you are currently receiving dental treatment at the school and have a dental emergency, call your Patient Care Coordinator during normal business hours. 

We provide after-hours emergency for our patients in active treatment.  For after-hours emergencies, call 313-494-6700.

Corktown Patient Care Coordinators

Darnella Anchrum

Laverne Bussey
313- 494-6742   

Jamie Douglas

Monica Eli

Clarita Garcia

Kenna Hill

Alesia James

Merlyn McGraw

Jacquis Smith


UHC Patient Care Coordinators

Melanie Nevels

Danyelle Vernon