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Dental Patient Services

Student Clinics

Routine dental care performed by dental students and supervised by faculty.

 

Graduate/Resident Specialty Clinics

Provide specialty services for more complex dental treatment.

Dental Faculty Practice

Treatment and procedures performed by Dental faculty similar to private practice.

Which Clinic is Right for Me?

UTHSC College 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?
Student Clinic $ ++++ Pre-DDS I can wait a few
months.
Yes.
Graduate/Resident
Specialty 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.
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Last Published: Aug 21, 2018