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SF Dental School Now Accepting Appointments for New Patients

Dugoni School of Dentistry in SoMa aims to keep San Francisco smiling
By - posted 2/16/2021 No Comment

If you’ve been putting off dental care during the pandemic, now is the time to get your teeth looked at.

The University of the Pacific’s Dugoni School of Dentistry at 155 5th Street in SoMa is open to the public, offering emergency dental services and on-going, routine oral healthcare for children and adults of all ages such as check-ups, cleanings, fillings and more at this comprehensive dental care and education center.

Learn about health and safety protocols and what to expect when visiting the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry for a dental appointment.

Fees are 30-40% lower than a typical Bay Area private dental practice. Most private insurance plans are accepted. Flexible payment plans are available for qualified patients. 

New Discount for First Responders: The school’s Orthodontic Clinic recently announced a “First Responders” discount, offering a 20% discount on orthodontic care for police, firefighters, EMTs and their family members. Email ortho@pacific.edu or call 415.929.6555 for details. 

How to Make an Appointment: Call 415.929.6501 or visit their website to learn about the wide range of services provided by dental students and residents under faculty supervision.

University of the Pacific
San Francisco Main Clinic

Learn more about how to become a patient

Our mission is to provide patient-centered, quality oral health care in a supportive environment. Our faculty members and students collaborate to provide comprehensive dental care, from traditional to cutting-edge dental procedures, at affordable prices.

We offer a wide range of dental procedures and services. Our world-class faculty includes general dentists and specialists of every type. This allows us to provide for our patients everything from simple fillings and cleanings to modern veneers and implants.

Fees and Payment Plans
The cost of dental care provided by our general dental group practices is about 30 – 40% less expensive than a typical Bay Area private dental office. Most private insurance plans are accepted. Flexible payment plans are available for qualified patients. We also accept cash, checks, Visa and MasterCard.

Location and Hours
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
155 Fifth Street, Second and Third Floor Group Practices
San Francisco, CA 94103

Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
Evening Appointments: Monday and Thursday, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm.

Our group practices are open year-round but closed during school vacations, holidays and exam weeks.

Call to Make an Appointment
To make an appointment at our San Francisco clinics, please call:

  • Adult Main Clinic (age 14+): 415.929.6501
  • Pediatric Dentistry Clinic: 415.929.6550
  • Orthodontic Clinic: 415.929.6555
  • Dental Hygiene Clinic: 415.929.6408
  • Special Care Clinic: 415.929.6675
  • Faculty Dental Service Group: 415.929.6524
  • Orofacial Disorders: 415.929.6611
  • CARE (HIV) Dental Services: 415.929.6448
  • Emergency Services: 415.929.6501

How to Become a Patient
All prospective patients are required to schedule a registration appointment to review applications and clinic policy with our registration receptionist. You may make a NEW patient registration appointment by calling 415.929.6501 Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Please have your dental insurance or Denti-Cal information (if applicable) when you call the school. Please provide at least a 24-hour notice of cancellation. New patients are seen Monday through Friday by appointment only. So we can save you money (up to $75) and prevent any unnecessary X-rays, please have any X-rays taken in the last three years emailed to the school before your appointment. Please bring your completed applications along with a current photo identification card and insurance card to your appointment. A new patient screening appointment will be made after the registration process is completed.

What to Expect at Your First Screening Visit
We want to be sure Pacific is the best place for you. Faculty dentists conduct an oral health screening examination for each new patient by appointment only to make sure your needs and expectations are appropriate for an educational environment. All patients must be at least 14 years old.