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Comprehensive Care

The Department of Comprehensive Care at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine is a comprehensive dental clinic providing quality dental care to its patients. The Comprehensive Care clinics not only provide hands-on training for the Junior and Senior dental students, which is an important part of the dental education, but also provides affordable dental care for area residents.

Location

The Dental School Clinic is located on the ground floor of the CWRU School of Dental Medicine, at 2124 Cornell Rd., on the corner of Emergency Drive and Cornell Rd. The front entrance to the clinic is off of Emergency Drive. Parking is available on the ground floor of the clinic, with the entrance off of Circle Drive. The University provides directions to campus if you're coming from a distance. Alternatively, you can enter your address to get directions from Google Maps.

 

Clinic Hours

The clinics are open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with a lunch break from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Clinics are closed during student vacations and breaks, but emergency care is available during school breaks and holidays from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Becoming a patient

Appointments can be made by phone at 216.368.8730 or in person at the School of Dental Medicine in the ground floor main clinic reception area. There is a non-refundable fee of approximately $80.00, which includes X-rays and an exam, to initiate a patient record and to admit an individual as a patient of the school. We do not accept personal checks on the first visit, so patients can pay by cash, MasterCard, Visa, or a Debit Card bearing the MasterCard or Visa logo.

Cancelling your appointment

While we understand that situations arise unexpectedly, appointments should be cancelled only if absolutely necessary and at least 24 hours in advance. If you are a new patient and you need to cancel your first appointment, please call 216.368.8730.

If you are a returning patient and need to reschedule your appointment, please contact the PCC with whom your appointment was scheduled:

 

Group PCC Phone
Magnolia Jennifer Oldham 216.368.0214
Cornell Terri Pitts 216.368.0450
Mayfield LaSaundra Acre 216.368.0746
Adelbert Marie Perez-Pope 216.368.6766
Euclid Sabrina Wagner 216.368.3707
Ford Ileana Muntean 216.368.3570
Rockefeller Mia Beavers 216.368.3864
Mather Mary Beth Mott 216.368.3747
Bellflower Susie Horne 216.368.3819

Dr. Lisa A. Lang, Chair

Dr. Lang is the Assistant Dean of Clinical Education and the Chair of the Department of Comprehensive Care. She received her BS in Dental Hygiene and DDS from the University of Michigan. She completed an AEGD Program at Columbia University and earned a Certificate and MS in Prosthodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Lang is a fellow of the American Board of Prosthodontics. In 2010, she earned an MBA in Health Care Management from Texas Tech University.  

Dr. Lang’s research efforts have been primarily in clinical outcomes data (parameters of health/disease, success/failure of treatment, and Health Related Quality of Life, success/failure of treatment, and Health Related Quality of Life measures) and implant biomechanics. Her research interests in the area of implant biomechanics have included the evaluation of abutment-implant joint stability, preload and its effect on osseointegration, the effect of fit on the stress distribution of the implant to bone complex, and immediate loading of dental implants.

During her career, Dr. Lang has received several awards for excellence in teaching and research. Most notably, she received the Mather’s Women of Achievement Award in 2012 from CWRU. Dr. Lang is a member of  ADA, ODA, GCDS, AO, ACP, and Academy of Prosthodontics. She has held several offices in these organizations including Chair of the Prosthodontics Section of ADEA and Chair of the Education and Research Committees of several organizations, and is on the Board of Trustees for the Greater Cleveland Dental Society.