Dental Clinic

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Welcome to RSC Dental Clinic!

Welcome to RSC Dental Clinic!

We're pleased you’ve considered us for your dental hygiene needs. Rio Salado College's Dental Clinic provides community members with quality preventive dental hygiene services while also giving students hands-on practical experience. 

We are currently accepting new patients. View the full list of dental services offered in the FAQs below.  

Our clinic is located across the street from the Rio Salado College (RSC) main location in Tempe.

Address:
2250 W. 14th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

Phone: (480) 377 - 4100
Email: dental.hygiene@riosalado.edu

Hours

Monday - Tuesday:
8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday - Thursday:
7:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday:
9:00 am-2:00 pm

Complete List Of Services

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Gum (periodontal) disease screening
  • X-rays (bitewings, full mouth series, panoramic)
  • Oral Hygiene Instruction
  • Intraoral and Extraoral Examination
  • Teeth Cleaning (prophylaxis) - all ages
  • "Happy Visits" for children ages 1-3
Get Started Today!

Get Started Today!

STEP 1

Call our front office at 480-377-4100 to schedule an appointment. New adult patients may require a short screening visit prior to treatment to allow us to effectively plan your dental hygiene care.

STEP 2

Download and print the Medical History form below. Bring the completed form to your first appointment.

STEP 3

Attend your scheduled appointment. A student clinician will conduct a full assessment and develop your treatment plan under faculty supervision. Future appointments will continue to be scheduled between you and the student.

Frequently Asked Questions

Owned and operated by Rio Salado College, the Dental Clinic provides quality preventive dental hygiene services while giving students practical educational experiences

Frequently Asked Questions

Dental hygiene students provide services under the supervision of dentists and registered dental hygienists.

  • Deep Cleaning (scaling and root planing) in combination with local anesthetic and nitrous oxide as needed
  • Laser therapy as needed
  • Fluoride application
  • Dental Sealants
  • Other services including tobacco cessation counseling, dietary counseling, denture cleaning, implant care, athletic mouthguard and tooth whitening tray fabrication

The dental clinic is open to all community members and their families. Children 1 year of age and older may be scheduled. New adult patients may require a short screening visit prior to treatment to allow us to effectively plan your dental hygiene care. 

If you have a special dental or medical condition (such as heart disease, contagious illness, high blood pressure, etc.), a medical clearance from your physician may be required prior to treatment.

Call 480-377-4100 to schedule an appointment. Please note that appointments are lengthy as student clinicians provide all care under the supervision and evaluation of faculty. Appointments may last up to four hours and multiple appointments are often necessary to complete all care.

Due to high demand for appointments, we request at least 24 hours notice for cancellations. Multiple cancellations or no-shows may make individuals ineligible for future care.

RSC dental hygiene students provide only preventive services. For a complete diagnosis of treatment needs, patients must see their personal dentist.

Need a dentist? We maintain a list of community dental clinics in Arizona. At your written request, we will send diagnostic X-rays to the provider of your choice.

Emergency dental treatment is not available in our clinic. If you are in need of immediate care, contact your personal dentist or seek treatment at an emergency medical facility.

The clinic is located on the northeast corner of Park Lane and 14th St. at 2250 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281. Our mailing address is 2323 W. 14th St., Tempe, AZ 85281

The dental clinic front office is open Monday-Friday throughout the year, except for posted college-wide closures and holidays. Be sure to check the Important Dates and Closures page.

Dental Hygiene appointments are scheduled on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Office and Fax Number: 480-377-4100

Emaildental.hygiene@riosalado.edu

Fees vary and are subject to change. Please contact the clinic for current pricing. Payment is required prior to services being rendered.