New Patients

The dental school provides dental treatment for patients at a cost lower than most private doctors’ offices. Treatment is provided by dental students and graduate students who are supervised by licensed dentists.

How to Make a New Patient Appointment
• Call (317) 274-7433  (Dental School’s Patient Admitting Office)
• Information needed to make appointment:
        o Your legal name
        o Date of Birth
        o Home address
        o A telephone number that is best to reach you

What will be done at the 1st New Patient Appointment
• Screening Exam Only
• X-rays will be taken (If you have had x-rays taken in another doctor’s office recently, bring a copy with you or send them electronically to   If  the doctor and student determines that the x-rays can be used, you will not be charged for more x-rays).
• Cost for the 1st new patient appointment visit is between $60 - $68.
• Expect to be at your appointment 3 to 3 ½ hours

What you will need to bring with you at the 1st New Patient Appointment
• Picture ID
• Emergency Contact Information
• Insurance Card (If you have dental insurance)
• Medicaid Card (If you have  Medicaid insurance)
• If you do not have dental insurance or Medicaid, you must pay for services by cash, check, money order or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express or JCB) on the day of your appointment.
• Do not bring children with you unless they are supervised by another adult in the waiting room.

Patient Parking -  Free parking is available in the Vermont Street Garage located on the corner of Vermont and Barnhill.  The garage is across the street from the Fritts Critical Care facility.  Please bring your parking ticket with you to your appointment.   The parking ticket will be validated at the end of your appointment.

 You will be issued a parking decal to display in the interior lower right corner of your windshield.  This will allow you to park in the garage  for future appointments.  You will still need to bring in your parking ticket for validation at  each appointment.

If you have questions regarding patient parking, please call (317) 274-7433.


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