Dentistry

Body System Location: Mouth and Teeth

Specialists and general dentists in the Department of Dentistry consult, diagnose, and provide primary and tertiary care in the specialties of oral and maxillofacial surgery, intra- and extraoral prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, and pediatric dentistry. In addition, the department offers comprehensive diagnoses and both conservative and surgical services for temporomandibular disorders.

Evaluation and Treatment

  • Missing teeth
  • Congenital or acquired facial deformities
  • Congenital or acquired malocclusion
  • Dental pain
  • Disruptive snoring
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Craniofacial pain
  • Facial and dental trauma
  • Oral surgery
  • Periodontal diseases
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders

Subspecialty Areas

  • Bone grafting
  • Dental management of the medically and mentally compromised patient
  • Extraoral facial prostheses
  • Extraoral osseointegrated implants
  • Full-mouth prosthodontic rehabilitation
  • Intraoral hard-tissue pathology
  • Intraoral osseointegrated dental implants
  • Intraoral prosthodontics
  • Intraoral soft-tissue pathology
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Periodontal regenerative surgery and techniques
  • Endodontics
  • Post-cancer surgical and prosthetic reconstructive procedures
  • Temporomandibular joint surgery
  • Nonsurgical management of TMJ and craniofacial pain
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Pediatric dentistry