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UF Health Resident Prosthodontics


1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, Florida 32610
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Phone Numbers

Appointment (352) 273-6910

Hours of Operation

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UF Health Shands Dentistry exterior

Patient information

Patients are seen by Residents (graduate dental students) under the supervision of faculty who are certified prosthodontists. Fees are typically about 30% less than in Faculty Practice or private practice. Demand is high, so a waiting list may be required.

Additional clinics

The Restorative Dental Sciences department offers patient care in three additional clinics:

D.M.D. Student Dental Clinic

Patients are seen by student dentists of junior and senior standing, under faculty supervision. Fees are typically 30 to 50 percent less than in private practice.

Faculty Practice

Clinic Patients are seen by College of Dentistry faculty members. Fees are comparable to private practice.

Patients may be referred to faculty practice dentists by a licensed physician or dentist. All types of general and specialty treatment are available. Demand is high, so not all patients can be accepted.

Maxillofacial Prosthetic Services

Patients are seen by maxillofacial prosthodontists Drs. Turner and Wong and anaplastologist Mr. Mann.

This service works in collaboration with oral surgeons and Shands head and neck cancer surgery.

Maxillofacial specialists restore defects resulting from trauma, cancer or congenital factors with prosthetic devices (artificial palates, ears, eyes, noses, etc.)

Frequently asked questions

Is dental care free at the College of Dentistry?

No. Even though the University of Florida College of Dentistry is state-funded, there are fees for procedures. This is not a free clinic. However, being seen by a resident or D.M.D. student dentist is considerably less expensive than private practice.

How do I get an appointment in the clinics?

How to become a patient in the D.M.D. Student Dental Clinic To schedule an appointment in one of our graduate specialty clinics, call the clinic you are interested in. How to become a patient in the Faculty Practice clinic.

Do the clinics accept insurance?

The D.M.D. and graduate clinics do not file any type of insurance. Patients are, however, encouraged to file on their own for reimbursement. Faculty Practice has a Financial Counselor who is available to answer billing questions for that area. Please call (352) 273-7950 for assistance. There are a lot of clinics.

How do I know which one to call?

Our list of questions on the Patient Care home page will help you figure out what to do based on where you live, your dental needs and your ability to pay. If you're still not sure, call us at 352-273-7950 or toll-free 800-633-3953.

Reduced-fee dental care

UF College of Dentistry students and faculty participate in programs such as the We Care Physicians Network (352) 334-7926.Such programs provide limited services for qualified individuals that may be reduced in fees.

Meeting your health care needs

  • Medical Imaging Services

    UF Health offers day-of, on-site imaging services in a qualified medical center.

  • Med to Bed

    Meds to beds is a bedside free service designed with your convenience in mind. Our meds to beds program allows a pharmacist to deliver your medications to you prior to your discharge from the hospital.

  • Outpatient Lab Services

    Full-service, on-site lab services and testing for your convenience.

  • Patient Blood Management

    Safe, effective medical and surgical techniques designed to prevent anemia and decrease bleeding during a procedure.

  • Pharmacies

    Accepts most prescription plans; competitive prices; on-site.

  • UF Health Midwifery Group

    Exceptional, individualized, compassionate and evidence-based midwifery care.

For your convenience and peace of mind

  • Accessibility

    Aids and services are available to help people with disabilities communicate effectively.

  • ATM and Banking

    Many of UF Health's properties have various branch ATMs and/or branch offices.

  • Baby-Changing Station

    Baby-changing stations are available in many of UF Health's restrooms.

  • Caremail (Email Service)

    Friends and family can send messages to any UF Health patient through the CareMail service.

  • Coffee

    Options include Opus Coffee and Starbucks in the hospital atriums.

  • Free Wifi

    Patients and guests get free wireless internet access at UF Health hospitals.

  • Gardens and Outdoor Spaces

    The Garden of Hope, Sun Terrace, and other spaces help patients and families relax.

  • Gender-Neutral Restroom

    Gender-neutral, public restrooms are located throughout UF Health's properties.

  • Gift Shops

    The Gift Stops offer a wide variety of gifts and products for patients and families.

  • Interpreters / Hearing Impaired

    UF Health provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English.

  • Medical Records

    You can download a form or call (352) 594-0909 to have medical records mailed or faxed.

  • Notary Public

    Notary services are available to patients and visitors Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Smoke-Free

    Smoking, chewing tobacco, or using electronic cigarettes is prohibited on UF Health properties.

  • Social Services

    Social workers are part of the patient's care team and work with medical staff and nurses.

  • Virtual Care

    In some cases, UF Health offers telehealth care via a desktop computer, smartphone, or tablet.

  • Virtual Visitation

    In some cases, UF Health offers telehealth visits via a desktop computer, smartphone, or tablet.