Notice to Patients and Visitors


Our 1st floor Limited Care Clinic and Treatment Planning Clinic are currently under renovation, but we're still open for business. Patients and visitors should enter through the front doors, where reception staff are happy to provide directions and guidance amid the renovation.

Street Parking

As construction continues on the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building, 7th Avenue South between 19th and 20th streets will be closed to vehicular thru traffic beginning May 20 through early 2024. Cars will be able to enter from 20th Street, but 19th Street will be closed. Patients may make a u-turn in front of the building for drop off/pick up.  A pedestrian crosswalk will be in place to allow all individuals walking access to use 7th Avenue South. Limited handicapped-only parking is available on the street. Learn more about street closures.

Caring for your teeth and mouth is vital to maintaining your overall health and appearance. Even if you brush and floss regularly, you still need to receive professional care on a regular basis to maintain good oral health. Make UAB Dentistry your dental home where all your dental needs can be addressed under one roof.

UAB Dentistry provides a variety of services to patients with or without a referral from a private practice dentist. We welcome first-time patients who are coming for either emergency or routine treatment. Patients of record who have not been to our clinics for more than 18 months should also follow the first-time patient guidelines below.

To schedule or change an appointment, please contact your clinic.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Late Appointments / Cancellations

    If you miss or arrive late for an appointment, the student doctor cannot make up that time. If you must cancel your appointment, we ask that you do so at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled time so that another patient may be scheduled.

  • Hours of Operation

    Appointments are scheduled to begin at 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Monday-Friday in our clinics (excluding closure dates). Most clinics close from 12:00 to 1:00 pm for lunch and at 5:00 pm each evening.

  • Building Entry

    Patients should enter the building through the front (atrium) entrance on 7th Avenue S. and access the building through the first floor. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m. weekdays.

  • Visitor Guidelines

    UAB School of Dentistry recognizes the importance of caregivers in the oral health care of our patients. Due to space limitations in our clinical areas up to 2 visitors at a time are allowed to be present with a patient where space permits. Certain exceptions depending on patient needs will be determined by the care team.

  • In Case of Severe Weather

    During any actual emergency or severe weather situation, will be the official source of UAB information. In the event of closure, patients will be rescheduled and current patients should utilize emergency care information as needed. hours emergency care information for current patients.