Patient Advisory Notice For COVID-19
Patient Advisory Notice
For the past few months, we have continued to manage dental emergencies. Now, under the guidance of dental associations, local and state public health offices, and the UCLA campus, we can reopen our clinics to provide more dental treatment. We are doing a phased reopening, starting with our specialty clinics and faculty practices followed by our dental student general clinic.
- If you are a patient of record and were receiving treatment by a resident or faculty member, that clinic will contact you to schedule an appointment. If you have a referral for a specialty clinic or faculty practice and would like to become a patient, please visit our list of specialty clinics and practices.
- If you are a patient of record of our general clinics, your assigned dental student will contact you soon to schedule your appointment. If you would like to become a patient, please call (310) 206-3904 to set-up an initial oral diagnosis.
We have also designated three separate entrances for our specialty clinics, please see parking and entrance instructions on the following map.
We are prepared for your return
We have implemented several safety precautions to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Please view a message from the dental school’s dean, Dr. Paul Krebsbach, to hear about our new protocols, which include pre-appointment health screenings, mandatory face coverings, increased personal protective equipment, and physical distancing.
We look forward to seeing your smiling faces and thank you for your patience during these challenging times.
In the first year of my deanship, I found myself surrounded by faculty, students, staff, and fellow academic leaders wanting to introduce me to the beauty of this campus, this city, and this outstanding dental school – UCLA Dentistry. I have been warmly welcomed by the entire community to what has now become my home.
Making Saliva a Serious Business
“Most people are surprised when I tell them that saliva can reveal as much, if not more, than blood or urine can. We have made it our mission to make saliva testing a clinical reality to detect for serious diseases. And we’re getting very, very close.”
Decoding Oral Health: Diana Wang, Class of 2017
“I believe there’s a little bit of pathologist in all of us,” said Diana Wang, Class of 2017. “Patients always want to know why something happened to them, and pathology helps answer those difficult questions.”