Emergency Services

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EMERGENCY CARE 

As a service to our patients and the local community, the Dental Care Center maintains an ongoing emergency dental care service in order to:

  • Provide 24-hour dental emergency coverage for patients of record of the Dental Care Center
  • Offer, on a limited basis, daytime dental emergency services to the University and neighboring communities. 

Phone: (631) 632-3791

 

Emergency Care for Current Patients of the Dental Care Center

If you are a patient of record (a patient who has been seen within the past year) of the Dental Care Center and you have an emergency or post-operative complication, please contact your dental resident/student that has been assigned to you between the hours of 8:30 am to 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

For evenings and weekends, please contact the Stony Brook University Hospital Emergency Department:

  • Call (631) 632-8989 and follow given teleprompt directions to call Stony Brook University Emergency Department.
  • Patients of record / current patients should inform the Emergency Department that they are current patients of the Dental Care Center so that the appropriate fee adjustment can be made.

Emergency Care for Non-Patients of the Dental Care Center

If you are not an existing patient of the Dental Care Center and have a dental emergency, urgent care is available without an appointment on a first-come, first-served basis during the following hours:

  • Monday: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday/Thursday: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Please call for availability: (631) 632-3791

For evenings and weekends, please contact the Stony Brook University Hospital Emergency Department:

  • Call (631) 632-8989 and follow given teleprompt directions to call Stony Brook University Emergency Department.