Patient Advocates at the NYU College of Dentistry facilitate solving patient concerns and complaints, and also help answer questions about your care and understand your rights as a patient.
To view the Patient Bill of Rights, click here >>>
We understand that going to the dentist can be difficult and overwhelming at times. The NYU Dentistry Patient Advocates are here to act as the liaison between patients and the College so patients can express their concerns, ensuring that the standards within the College are upheld and the patient experience is as pleasant as possible. One of our advocates is a licensed Social Worker who can provide assistance with a wide range of social service issues.
To reach the Patient Advocates by phone, please call: (212) 998-9460
We are at your service for appointments and walk-ins on Monday through Thursday from 8:30AM to 6:00PM and on Fridays from 8:30AM to 5:00PM.
Our office is located in Suite 320S on the 3rd Floor of the NYU Dentistry Schwartz Building, entrance on 345 East 24th Street (corner of 1st Avenue), New York, NY 10010.
If you are a new patient and would like to schedule a visit, please call Patient Admissions at (212) 998-9800. Additional information for new patients can be found on our main Patient Care page.
To make, change, or cancel an appointment, please call your clinic directly (click here for the Clinic Directory >>> ) or dial (212) 998-9800 for assistance.
For Emergency Services/Urgent Care, please call (212) 998-9458 or visit the Emergency Care Center at 345 East 24th Street, 2nd floor, Suite 207.
345 East 24th Street,
3rd floor, Suite 320S
New York, NY 10010
Monday – Thursday
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Office closed Saturday & Sunday
Tel: (212) 998-9460
Fax: (212) 995-4983
Alyson Leffel, LCSW
Social Worker/Patient Advocate