Emergency and Urgent Dental Care Clinic


The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine provides emergency and urgent care for current patients as well as new patients. Treatment is provided by third and fourth-year dental students under the supervision of CU Dental faculty.

Beginning Monday, August 10—the CU School of Dental Medicine’s Emergency and Urgent Care Clinic will be seeing new patients. There are currently no walk-in appointments available for emergent and or urgent care. All emergent and or urgent care appointments must be scheduled.

To schedule an appointment, please call (303) 724-6900‚Äč.

Current patients: Emergencies are best handled by calling your student or resident dental provider directly.

If the student or resident is unavailable, please call: (303) 724-6900 to be directed to the appropriate department.

Children are not allowed in the clinic and must be attended at all times.

Before your appointment, you will need to complete the virtual check-in process.

  • Please call us at (303) 724-7877 from your car, or outside the building (if you are using different transportation) when you arrive for your appointment.
  • We will ask you screening questions and let you know when you should enter the building's west entrance.
  • A CU Dental team member will also contact you the day before your appointment to ask screening questions and confirm your appointment.

    Your health and safety are important to us. The CU School of Dental Medicine has several safety protocols and requirements in place.

    If your answer is “yes” to any of the following, please contact your clinic to reschedule:
  • Have you had ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS (not related to hay fever or seasonal allergies)?:
    • Fever >99.9ºF
    • Signs/symptoms of lower respiratory illness
    • Cough/shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
    • Flu-like symptoms
    • Chills/repeated chills with shaking
    • Muscle pain/headache/sore throat
    • Runny nose/fatigue
    • New loss of taste or smell

  • Have you had contact with known or suspected COVID-19 cases in the last 14 days or anyone who is symptomatic?
  • Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days?

    Again, if your answer is yes to these questions, we will need to reschedule for another date.

    We look forward to seeing you and thank you for choosing the CU School of Dental Medicine.

The Emergency and Urgent Dental Care Clinic fee is $56.00 which includes a diagnostic exam, medical review, and a radiograph of the area of concern. This fee will be collected prior to being seen. Any additional procedures, such as extractions or root canals, will incur additional fees and are expected on the day of service. Every attempt has been made to keep our fees as low as possible.

CU Dental accepts cash, major credit and debit cards. Health First Colorado (formerly Medicaid) is accepted for covered services. If you have dental insurance, payment documentation will be provided so you can submit a claim for reimbursement to your insurance company.

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Contact Us


13065 E. 17th Avenue, 1st Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

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Current Patients Phone: (303) 724-6900

New Patients Phone: (303) 724-6941


Clinic Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


After Hours Emergencies:

Orthodontic Patients: Orthodontic residents are on call to treat after-hours emergencies for current orthodontic patients. Emergencies are defined as pain, swelling, or trauma directly related to the orthodontic appliances. It does not include loose brackets or bands or lost elastics unless significant pain, swelling, bleeding, or trauma results. For after-hours emergencies, please call: (303) 656-7082

All Other Patients: 24-hour emergency care is available for CU Emergency and Urgent Dental Care Clinic patients. For emergencies, please call the University of Colorado Hospital operator at (720) 848-0000 to connect with the general practice resident on call.