Urgent care for patients with loose or broken restorations/fillings, excessive bleeding, swelling, oral infection and/or trauma is provided with no appointment necessary.
Patients requiring urgent care should visit Suite 207 on the 2nd floor of the Schwartz building, located at 345 East 24th Street (corner of First Avenue).
Every effort is made to see all patients presenting for urgent care in a timely manner. Due to the unpredictability of the nature of urgent care, however, some patients may not be treated at the NYU College of Dentistry but will be referred to our affiliate, Bellevue Hospital, for treatment. Bellevue Hospital Center is located at 462 First Avenue, New York, NY 10010.
Emergency Services/Urgent Care is available at NYU College of Dentistry during these hours:
*As an academic dental center, NYU College of Dentistry follows an academic calendar, and is closed on some federal holidays as well as key academic dates (such as Graduation). Please see our Holiday/Closure Calendar >>> for more information.
During times when the College of Dentistry is closed (see our Holiday/Closure Calendar here >>>), patients with loose or broken restorations/fillings, excessive bleeding, swelling, oral infection and/or trauma injuries should seek treatment at the nearest hospital emergency room. The closest emergency room to NYU College of Dentistry is the Bellevue Hospital Emergency Room located at 462 1st Avenue (at 27th Street). You can call Bellevue Hospital directly at (212) 562-3015. Please note that emergency room fees and related expenses incurred at Bellevue Hospital are the responsibility of the patient.
Patients presenting for Emergency Services/Urgent Care will be assessed a $75 fee, which covers the cost of a limited examination and applicable radiographs. Palliative procedures to relieve patients from pain are charged additionally.
To learn more about Emergency Services/Urgent Care, please call (212) 998-9458.
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