Become a Patient

How to Apply for Your initial appointment.

Two Ways to Apply

At Creighton, applying for your first appointment is quick and easy. All you have to do is one of the following:

  1. Fill out our confidential Patient Application Form online and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.
  2. You can also call 402.280.5990 to speak with a representative about your dental needs. 

Because our clinic integrates dental education with quality care, appointments at Creighton generally last two to four hours. Please schedule accordingly.

Before Your Appointment

We’re dedicated to providing efficient, effective and comfortable care. We thank you for attending to the following before your appointment:

  • Bring:government-issued photo ID (or an equivalent–see PDF iconMedical Identity Theft Policy) and your insurance or Medicaid card is required.
  • Print: If able, print and complete the Patient Registration form in English or Español and bring it to your first appointment.
  • Print: If able, print and complete the Health History form in English or Español and bring it to your first appointment.
  • Patients under the age of 19, unless married or emancipated, need a parent or legal guardian present during the appointment to provide the required signatures.
  • Review our patient resources to learn about your rights as a patient, the terms of your treatment and patient privacy.
  • Unfortunately, we cannot provide day care for children or dependent adults. Please make appropriate arrangements.


We require a 24-hour notice for all cancellations. Please call 402.280.5990 to cancel your appointment. Treatment may be discontinued for patients who fail to keep appointments without prior notification, are consistently late or continue to excessively cancel appointments.

Emergency Care

Creighton School of Dentistry provides a limited number of emergency appointments for patients who are experiencing acute dental problems.

  • If you are patient of record and need assistance during the clinic’s hours of operation, please call 402.280.5990.
  • If you are a patient of record and need assistance after hours, please call 402.280.5990 and request to speak to the dentist on call.
  • If you are not a patient of record, please call 402.280.5990 and speak to our representative about the nature of your concerns. We will do our best to provide urgent care at the earliest possible time.