Students enrolled in the Columbia Student Health Insurance Plan have access to covered preventive dental services and specially discounted rates for other dental needs through ColumbiaDoctors Dentistry.

Dental Benefits: For Students Enrolled in the Columbia Student Health Insurance Plan

Plan Includes:

  • One routine dental examination per academic year.  Note addresses below.
  • X-rays, as needed, and with routine exam
  • One dental cleaning (prophylaxis) per academic year
  • Evaluation of emergency dental conditions, including relief of pain
  • A $20 copay per visit
  • A 10% discount off self-pay fees on additional services

These dental benefits are operated by ColumbiaDoctors Dentistry and are not underwritten by Aetna or administered by Aetna Student Health.


When calling, please mention that you are a current CUIMC student.

Faculty Practice

100 Haven Avenue

New York, NY 10032

(212) 342-0107

Morningside Heights Practice

1244 Amsterdam Avenue

New York, NY 10027

(212) 865-8467

Midtown Practice

51 West 51st Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10019

(212) 326-8520


Morningside Heights Practice

430 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10027

(212) 662-4887


Dental Benefits: For Students Not Enrolled in the Columbia Student Health Insurance Plan

Voluntary Dental

We are pleased to announce Aetna Student Health is offering a Dental Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan to Columbia University students and their eligible dependents for the 2020-21 academic year.  Enrollment in this voluntary dental plan is open to all registered students and their eligible dependents.  Coverage is effective August 15, 2020.  Below are the key details:

Enrollment Period: August 1 - September 30

Coverage Period: August 15, 2020 - August 14, 2021 (aligns with the Student Health Insurance Plan)

Plan Premium: $478 (Student Only, dependent coverage available at an additional cost)

Students and their eligible dependents can enroll online.  Read more about the plan, benefits, rates for dependents, and more on the Aetna Student Health website.