The Delta Dental Integrated Special Care Clinic is reserved for those patients over 16 years of age for whom existing options in the School of Dentistry may not be adequate.

  • Types of special healthcare needs that may require care provided in this setting include:
    • developmental/ intellectual disabilities, acquired cognitive disabilities including dementia
    • progressive neurologic conditions
    • physical disabilities that limit mobility, vision, hearing
    • chronic and complex medical problems
  • Complexity of Dental Needs - We treat patients whose dental needs can be managed by a general dentist

To schedule an appointment, please call 734-763-6933 or 888-707-2500.


INFORMATION FOR DENTAL PROFESSIONALS

Initial evaluation occurs in the Patient Admitting and Emergency Services Clinic.

  • Medical/Behavioral Complexity:
    1. Medically Complex Patients
      1. ASA 1-3
      2. The patient does not require blood products in order to have dental treatment.
      3. The patient does not require continuous physiologic monitoring during dental treatment.
      4. The patient does not require dental treatment to be provided under i.v. sedation or general anesthesia.
      5. The patient can ambulate to the clinic via wheelchair, or with other mobility aids. We are unable to treat a patient on a gurney.
    2. Behavioral Complexity
      1. The patient can tolerate dental procedures performed in an ambulatory care setting.
      2. The patient can cooperate during care provided under local anesthesia with/without nitrous oxide sedation.
      3. The patient does not pose a physical risk to themselves or others, with reasonable modifications to treatment provision.
  • Who are the Providers?
    • A general dentist with experience and commitment to patients with special needs
    • A dental hygienist with experience and commitment to patients with special needs
    • Starting as early as September 2018, we incorporate dental and dental hygiene students who have a special interest/focus on Special Care Dentistry

SERVICES

  • Examination and x-rays
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Fillings
  • Esthetic dentistry, tooth whitening, veneers
  • Periodontics (gum) treatment
  • Oral surgery and extractions
  • Evaluations of oral lesions
  • Crowns
  • Dentures
  • Partials
  • Bite guards

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT

Initial evaluation occurs in the Patient Admitting and Emergency Services Clinic at the School of Dentistry. Please call 734-763-6933 or 888-707-2500.


WHAT TO EXPECT

The first appointment will vary by patient and services desired.


FEES AND PAYMENT OPTIONS

We accept most major dental insurances. Call for more information or view the Insurance Information Sheet for details.


OFFICE INFORMATION

1011 N University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734-763-6933 or 888-707-2500

Validated Parking Available

Follow signs to Patient/Visitor Parking in the Fletcher Parking Structure.

Go to Directions and Parking for more information.