COMPARING DENTAL CARE AT OSTROW CLINICS

Student Clinic

COST

⅓ of the cost of our Dental Faculty Practice

APPOINTMENT LENGTH

Patients may be required to stay up to four hours for their dental care visit

CARE PROVIDER

Student supervised by experienced faculty

IS IT OKAY IF YOUR PROVIDER CHANGES OVER TIME?

Yes

REFERRAL REQUIRED?

No

Specialty Clinics

COST

Reduced-cost compared to professional dental practice

APPOINTMENT LENGTH

Patients may be required to stay up to two hours for their dental care visit

CARE PROVIDER

Post-doctoral students with DDS/DMD degree

IS IT OKAY IF YOUR PROVIDER CHANGES OVER TIME?

Yes

REFERRAL REQUIRED?

Yes

Dental Faculty Practice

COST

On-par with cost of most professional dental practice

APPOINTMENT LENGTH

Patient visits typically last anywhere from one to one-and-a-half hours

CARE PROVIDER

Dental School faculty with DDS/DMD degree

IS IT OKAY IF YOUR PROVIDER CHANGES OVER TIME?

No

REFERRAL REQUIRED?

No

TAKING CARE OF YOUR TEETH IS IMPORTANT.

 

 

 

WHATEVER YOUR AGE, FINANCIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, OR DENTAL NEEDS,

YOU WANT THE BEST CARE POSSIBLE.

Dental Patient after braces removal
Patient sees his teeth for the first time since having his braces removed.
PHOTO BY NATE JENSON

The dental clinic at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC provide the expertise you want at a price you can afford.

We offer comprehensive, state-of-the-art dental services in a professional and caring setting. Patient care is provided by dental students under the supervision of our expert faculty dentists. You will always receive the highest quality of dental care available. In fact, as a major research instruction, USC brings the latest findings in dental care directly into our clinics.

Whether you are looking for routine care or need braces, dentures, cosmetic treatments, or dental surgery, we can help.

Patient Care Spotlight
June 2017
“I let the students know my fears. They were very polite, step by step, making sure I was comfortable and talking me through the procedures they did.” —Eli Handy
Patient greeted by resident and supervising faculty dentist.
PHOTO BY NATE JENSEN
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Orthodontics resident reviews imaging from intraoral scanner.
PHOTO BY NATE JENSEN
Orthodontics resident reviews imaging from intraoral scanner.
PHOTO BY NATE JENSEN