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Patients: Emergency Services/Urgent Care

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NYU College of Dentistry is located at 345 E. 24th Street (corner of First Avenue) in Manhattan.

For Emergency Services/Urgent Care, please call (212) 998-9660.


Emergency Services/Urgent Care

Urgent care for patients with pain, excessive bleeding, swelling, oral infection and/or trauma is provided with no appointment necessary.

Patients requiring urgent care should register in the New Patient Admissions suite, located on the first floor of NYU Dentistry at 345 East 24th Street (corner of First Avenue). After registration, patients will be directed to the Urgent Care Suite on the 2nd floor for treatment. On Saturdays, report directly to the 2nd floor.

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 NYU College of Dentistry but will be referred to our affiliates, Bellevue Hospital Center (462 First Avenue, NY, NY) or NYU Langone Health (530 First Avenue, NY NY), for treatment.  

Hours of Operation: Urgent Care

Emergency Services/Urgent Care is available at NYU College of Dentistry during these hours:


  • 8:30 am - 8:00 pm (on a first-come, first-served basis)


  • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (on a first-come, first-served basis)

*As an academic dental center, NYU College of Dentistry follows an academic calendar and is closed on some federal holidays. Please see our Holiday/Closure Calendar >>> for more information.

For emergency care when NYU College of Dentistry is closed:

During times when the College of Dentistry is closed (see our Holiday/Closure Calendar here >>>), patients with pain, excessive bleeding, swelling, oral infection and/or trauma should seek treatment at their 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.  

Fees Associated with Emergency Services/Urgent Care

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.

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