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ECMC Opens New Center for Dental Care

Facility located at People Inc. Health Services Building on Hertel Avenue

BUFFALO, NY—Erie County Medical Center today announced that the new ECMC Center for Dental Care will open on Monday, March 13th at the People Inc. Health Services Building on Hertel Avenue in North Buffalo.

Maureen Sullivan DDS, Chief of ECMC’s Department of Dentistry said, “Our brand new location offers access to all the same excellent dental care services provided at our Grider Street location and free, convenient parking. Additionally, the new dental office was built with advanced equipment to support the complex dental health of special needs patients, from throughout Western New York. This practice will provide adult and pediatric dental care to the local community as well. We look forward to continuing to provide high-quality dentistry to patients at either our new location at 800 Hertel Avenue or at the ECMC Dental Center on the ECMC Campus.”

ECMC’s Department of Dentistry’s Division of Outpatient General Dentistry provides general (primary) dental health services for adults and their families.  The Division is the only large, accredited hospital-based dental residency program in Western New York. Identical to ECMC’s existing outpatient general dentistry service on its Grider Street Health Campus, this new Center for Dental Care provides patients with access to dental care regardless of their insurance coverage including “straight” Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, FAP, DFAP and self-pay.

For more information or to schedule an appointment please contact:

ECMC Center for Dental Care – ECMC Health Campus
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215
M-F 8:00am-4:00pm

ECMC Center for Dental Care – People Inc. Health Services Building
800 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14207
M-F 8:00am-4:00pm

ABOUT ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (ECMC) CORPORATION:  The ECMC Corporation was established as a  New York State Public Benefit Corporation and since 2004 has  included an advanced academic medical center with 573 inpatient beds, on- and off-campus health centers, more than 30 outpatient specialty care services and Terrace View, a 390-bed long-term care facility.  ECMC is Western New York’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, as well as a regional center for burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, medical oncology and head & neck cancer care, rehabilitation and a major teaching facility for the University at Buffalo.  Most ECMC physicians, dentists and pharmacists are dedicated faculty members of the university and/or members of a private practice plan.  More Western New York residents are choosing ECMC for exceptional patient care and patient experiences—the difference between healthcare and true care™.


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