General Information


Patient Support
Location
Email
Phone
Leonard Simmons, Director of Patient Services and Patient Advocate for Student Program GC 3238 lesimmons@augusta.edu (706) 721-2115
Patient Screening for Student Teaching Program GC 4294   (706) 721-2371
Julie Paist, Director of Clinical Operations GC 2114E jpaist@augusta.edu (706) 721-2630
Bernard Bembry, Manager, Dental Services GC 2112 bbembry@augusta.edu (706) 721-2461
Business Office
Billing, Insurance, Request Dental Records and X-rays, or Make a payment by phone GC 1000   (706) 721-2371 (option 3)

Bill Bowers, Director of Patient Financial Management   rbowers@augusta.edu  
Michael Budd, Office Manager/Patient Admissions   mbudd@augusta.edu  
Stacy Jackson, Insurance Manager   stajackson@augusta.edu  

See Full Patient Services Directory

Several dining options are located in the lower level of the Augusta University Student Center on the Health Sciences campus on the corner of Laney Walker Blvd and 15th Street. Dining options include a full-service restaurant, café and catering services.

Located at 1120 15th Street on the second floor of the Augusta University Medical Center, Terrace Café offers a self-service salad and fruit bar, fresh ready-made salads, fruits, desserts and full breakfast, lunch and dinner service with a choice of three entrées per meal. Hot sandwiches, charbroiled burgers, fries, a deli, and a specialty bar featuring baked potatoes and ethnic foods are also available.

Vending machines are also available at each of the above locations, as well as on most floors in The Dental College of Georgia building. Additionally, there are several restaurants located within a few blocks of the Augusta University campus.

Learn more about Augusta University Dining Services.

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
1430 John Wesley Gilbert Drive
Augusta, Georgia  30912

The following information may be of assistance to you in arranging your travel plans to Augusta and Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regents University).

Public Transportation
Bus: Greyhound Bus Lines Taxi service from bus station to Augusta University – Approximately $3.00 metered
Airlines: Delta and US Airways Express from Augusta Regional Airport (AGS)
Taxi Service: Yellow Cab (706-733-3444) from Augusta Regional Airport (AGS) to Augusta University is approximately $28.00 (1-3 passengers) one way

Access from Interstate Highway

Augusta is located on Interstate 20. To access Augusta University from I-20, take the Riverwatch Parkway Exit. Head southeast on Riverwatch Parkway toward Alexander Drive (4.1 mi). Take the ramp toward Downtown Augusta/Medical District (0.3 mi). Merge onto Greene Street (0.5 mi). Take the third right onto St. Sebastian Way and continue straight until ends at R.A. Dent Blvd (0.6 mi). Turn right onto R.A. Dent Blvd (0.4 mi). Just after passing The Dental College of Georgia on the right and after the traffic light, turn right onto Spellman Street (0.1 mi). Turn right into patient parking lot in front of The Dental College of Georgia.

Local Hotel/Motel Accommodations

A limited number of hotels are within a few miles of the Augusta University campus:

Econo Lodge Downtown
1103 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30901
Phone: 706-724-5560
Located across 15th Street from the Augusta University campus and approx. 2-3 blocks from The Dental College of Georgia

The Partridge Inn Augusta, Curio Collection by Hilton
2110 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
Phone: 706-737-8888
Approx. 2 miles from the Augusta University campus

Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 Tenth Street, Augusta, GA 30901
Phone: 706-722-8900
Approx. 2 miles from Augusta University campus on the Savannah River

A larger number of hotels are located on Stevens Creek Road near the junction of Interstate 20 and Washington Road. The following hotels are approximately 6-7 miles north of the Augusta University campus:

Courtyard Marriott Augusta
1045 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907
Phone: 706-737-3737

Sheraton Augusta Hotel
1069 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907
Phone: 706-396-1000

Hilton Garden Inn Augusta
1065 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907
Phone: 706-739-9990

Holiday Inn Express Augusta North
1073 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907
Phone: 706-396-3000

Homewood Suites by Hilton Augusta
1049 Stevens Creek Road, Augusta, GA 30907
Phone: 706-738-3131

Staybridge Suites Augusta
2540 Center West Parkway, Augusta, GA 30909
Phone: 706-733-0000
Less than 1 mile northeast of I-20 off Washington Road

Children 13 and under and Special Health Care Needs Children (SHCN) under 21 are seen in our Pediatric Dentistry Clinic.  Call (706) 721-2716 for an appointment. Click here to learn more.