About the College

Directions and Parking

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Main Entrance

The main entrance to the Dental Clinics is on W. 12th Avenue across from the 12th Ave. Parking Garage. The garage is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center building by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor of the garage. This bridge will lead you to the 1st floor of the Medical Center. The Dental Clinic entrance will be on your left after you enter the building. The main reception desk is on this level. You can also access the elevator to other dental clinics here.

If you enter the building from W. 12th Avenue at street level across from the 12th Ave. Parking Garage, the Dental Clinic entrance will be on your left. Take the elevator just inside the Dental Clinic entrance to the main reception desk on the 1st floor. If your clinic is on another floor, please proceed to that floor to check in.

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Floor 1

  • Screening Clinic 
  • Student Clinics 3 and 4
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Radiology

Floor 2

  • Student Clinics 1 and 2
  • Advanced Prosthodontics and Implant
  • General Practice Residency
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics

Floor 3

  • Dental Oncology

Floor 4

  • Dental Faculty Practice
  • Endodontics

Parking

The 12th Avenue Garage (340 W. 12th Ave., 43210) is nearest to clinics. The garage is located on the south side of Herrick Dr. and is connected to the Medical Center with a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor of the garage. This bridge will lead you to the 1st floor of the Medical Center. The Dental Clinics entrance will be on the left. 

If the 12th Avenue Garage is full, please use the North Cannon Garage, which is located just up the street to the west.

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Driving Directions

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From the North

  • Take I-270 to SR 315 south
  • Take the Lane Ave. exit
  • From SR 315 south, turn left onto Lane Ave.
  • Turn right onto Olentangy River Rd.
  • Turn left onto John Herrick Dr.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your right and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor of the garage.

From the South

  • Take I-71 north to SR 315 north
  • Take Medical Center Drive/King Ave. exit.
  • Turn left onto Cannon Dr.
  • Turn right onto W. 12th Ave.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your left and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor of the garage.

From the East

  • Take I-670 West to SR 315 north
  • Take Medical Center Drive/King Ave. exit.
  • Turn left onto Cannon Dr.
  • Turn right onto W. 12th Ave.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your left and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor of the garage.

From the West

  • Take SR 315 north
  • Take Medical Center Drive/King Ave. exit.
  • Turn left onto Cannon Dr.
  • Turn right onto W. 12th Ave.
  • The 12th Avenue garage is on your left and is connected to the Dental Clinics and Medical Center by a walkway bridge on the 3rd floor of the garage.

Public Transportation - COTA Bus Service

The COTA Bus System serves the College of Dentistry area, stopping at the intersection of West 11th Avenue and Neil Avenue. For schedule information, please call (614) 228-1776 or visit COTA's web site.