About the College

Directions and Parking

Our Dental Emergency Care Clinic is open for patients who are experiencing moderate-to-severe pain that is not relieved by taking pain medications, oral bleeding, and/or facial/oral swelling. Due to COVID-19, patient visitor restrictions apply

An important message for our Dental and Dental Hygiene Students’ and Residents’ Patients. ​Due to the rapidly spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our student dental clinics and specialty clinics will be closed through April 24. We will contact you to reschedule your appointment.

We are adhering to State and Federal agencies and CDC guidelines, including asking all patients about travel history or if they are experiencing any type of cold or flu-like symptoms. If you have traveled abroad to an area affected by COVID-19, have had close contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 or are experiencing any type of flu-like symptoms such as fever, coughing, and shortness of breath, please help us maintain a safe environment for our patients by scheduling your dental appointment at a later date. 

Please visit the OSU Wexner Medical Center’s Coronavirus page for recommendations about how to protect yourself and when to seek care.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Updated Parking Instructions

Due to COVID-19, College of Dentistry patients should park in the SafeAuto Parking Garage located at 1585 Westpark Street; Columbus, OH 43210. Please enter the Wexner Medical through the Ross Heart Hospital adjacent to the SafeAuto garage, or the main hospital entrance (Rhodes Hall).

There will be signage directing patients to the Dental Emergency Care Clinic.

Driving Directions

From the North 

  • Take any major highway to Interstate 270
  • Take Interstate 270 to State Route 315 S Take State Route 315 S to the King/Kinnear exit
  • Turn left onto Kinnear Road (Kinnear turns into Olentangy River Road)
  • Take Olentangy River Road to King Avenue
  • Turn left onto King Avenue
  • Turn left onto Cannon Drive
  • Turn right onto Medical Center Drive

From the South

  • Take any major highway to Interstate 71 N
  • Take Interstate 71 N to State Route 315 N
  • Take State Route 315 N to the Medical Center Dr/ King Ave exit
  • Continue straight onto Medical Center Drive

From the East

  • Take any major highway to Interstate 70 W
  • Take Interstate 70 W to State Route 315 N
  • Take State Route 315 N to the Medical Center Dr/ King Ave exit
  • Continue straight onto Medical Center Drive

From the West

  • Take any major highway to Interstate 70 E
  • Take Interstate 70 E to State Route 315 N
  • Take State Route 315 N to the Medical Center Dr/ King Ave exit
  • Continue straight onto Medical Center Drive​