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For the Public

Members of the public will find basic information in this section which may address your dental-related questions. Use the navigation bar on the left to find more detailed information on dental terms and specialties, as well as the Peer Review process.
 
How to Find a Dentist
 
  • Call NYCDS to receive the names of three member dentists practicing general dentistry or ADA recognized specialties in your preferred geographical area of Manhattan.
     
  • Log onto the New York State Dental Association's Find a Dentist (http://nysdental.org) online directory and search by zip code or specialty.
     
  • Alternatives to private practices:

    NYU College of Dentistry Clinic: 212-998-9800

    Columbia University Teaching Clinic: 212-305-4511

    Dental Lifeline Network: 212-598-9000

Emergency Information
If you have a true dental emergency after the close of business hours you can call us (212-573-8500) for a list of available dentists.