Indiana University School of Dentistry clinics are now open for comprehensive dental care. To schedule an appointment in any of our clinics, please call (317) 274-7433.

Indiana University School of Dentistry continuously uses best practice infection control procedures to ensure your safety. As such, before entering the clinic all patients will be screened for symptoms of or evidence of exposure to COVID-19. Anyone who is exhibiting fever, cough, shortness of breath, or who has had known contact with any person confirmed or suspected to be infected with the coronavirus is prohibited.

All individuals in the building are REQUIRED to:

  • Wear a new face mask at all times while in public spaces. Everyone will be issued a new face mask upon entry to the building.
  • Cover both your mouth and nose with your mask
  • Maintain a physical distance of at least 6’ from other persons.
  • Wash or sanitize hands upon entry to the building.
  • Arrive no more than 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment.
  • No guests allowed no one but the patient is allowed inside the building except for individuals serving as translators or a patient's guardian. 

The School of Dentistry has created a set of Frequenly Asked Questions relating specifically to the dental school:
Frequently Asked Questions about the IU School of Dentistry and COVID-19

For additional information visit the main Indiana University coronavirus website at:

Advancing oral health through education, research, and patient care

The Indiana University School of Dentistry has been advancing oral health in the state and beyond since 1879, when it was founded as the Indiana Dental College. Over the past 140 years, we’ve become a national leader in preparing oral health professionals, conducting innovative research that has an impact on patients and the profession, and providing patient-centered care.

We’re located on the IUPUI campus in downtown Indianapolis, in close proximity to the IU School of Medicine, the IU School of Nursing, the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health, several major hospitals, and the Roudebush VA Medical Center.

1879year founded

80%of Indiana dentists are alumni

19,000patients receive care each year

Become a student

No matter what your career goals are, the School of Dentistry has an academic program that will help you achieve them. We offer 11 degree and certificate programs that will prepare you for a successful career in dentistry or an allied health profession.

Get dental care

As a patient at the School of Dentistry, you’ll get quality dental care at an affordable cost. We offer a full range of oral health care services, from cleanings and fillings to root canals, braces, and dentures.

To make an appointment, contact Patient Services at 317-274-7433.

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Explore our research

Researchers at the School of Dentistry played a key role in one of the most significant public health advancements in human history: the development of the first fluoride toothpaste. Today School of Dentistry researchers are carrying on that legacy of innovation as they make strides in areas such as cariology, dental informatics, and bone and tissue engineering.

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Dr. Charles Willis Gish (DDS’49, MSD’60), professor emeritus, Pediatric Dentistry, passed away on Jan. 24, 2022. Dr. Gish was known for his outstanding work in public health, academia, and clinical dental research.

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