Roseman Opens Emergency Dental Clinic in Utah
Initially, the clinic will only provide care in emergency dental situations. Services offered include examinations, dental X-rays, extractions, preventive services, root canals, and dental fillings. College of Dental Medicine faculty members will staff the clinic until students in Roseman’s inaugural Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) class are prepared to begin clinical work in 2013.
“The Emergency Services Clinic is a great first step toward enhancing the capacity of our profession to provide affordable dental care in Utah,” said Brian Lacey, Director of Clinical Operations at Roseman University College of Dental Medicine. “In the future we will be able to offer expanded care options, including preventive and comprehensive treatment options through Clinical Practice Teams, when our student dentists enter the clinical phase of their education in 2013.”
The schedule for the Emergency Services Clinic is Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will be closed on weekends and any holidays when Roseman University is closed. Fees for the services will be approximately 66 percent less than the usual and customary fees in the practicing community. The clinic will serve adults and school-age children.
“Part of our mission at Roseman University College of Dental Medicine is to contribute to the existing efforts of Utah dental professionals to offer access to affordable dental care in our community,” said Dr. Leslie Karns, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Patient Care at Roseman. “The emergency clinic will be another option for patients with emergency dental situations who cannot afford traditional dental care.”
Walk-ins will be accepted if time and space are available, but patients are encouraged to schedule an appointment in advance. The clinic is located at Roseman University’s Utah campus in the brand new College of Dental Medicine building at 10894 S. River Front Parkway in South Jordan. For more information or to become a patient at the College of Dental Medicine Emergency Services Clinic, call 801-878-1200, email EmergencyDentalCare@roseman.edu, or visit www.rosemandental.com.