Endodontics: Provides root canal therapies, root canal retreatments, endodontic microsurgeries, vital pulp therapies, apexifications, apexogenesis, internal bleaching, and endodontic emergencies. Available at Faculty Group Dental Practice with faculty providers or the Weichman Endodontics Clinic with resident providers.
Esthetic Dentistry: Primarily focused on the appearance of the teeth and gums. They also perform limited periodontics and orthodontics treatment as concerned with esthetics. Available at our Center for Esthetic Dentistry.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Oral and maxillofacial surgeons provide a broad range of outpatient surgical procedures, including wisdom teeth extraction and dental implants. Surgeons consult with general practitioners and specialists in anesthesia and esthetic dentistry to determine the best course of treatment for each patient. Available at our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery clinic.
Oral Medicine: Provides treatment for oral soft tissue conditions such as lesions associated with autoimmune and systemic diseases including HIV/AIDS, oral pre-malignant or malignant lesions as well as salivary gland diseases. Available at the Orofacial Pain Faculty Practice.
Orofacial Pain: Provides treatment for such conditions as Temeromandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders and obstructive sleep apnea (for patients who can't tolerate a CPAP device). Available at the Graduate Orofacial Pain and Dental Sleep Medicine Clinic and the Orofacial Pain Faculty Practice.
Orthodontics: Orthodontists use corrective appliances to bring teeth, lips, and jaws into proper alignment, thereby enhancing bite function and facial appearance in children and adults alike. Available at the Bales Orthodontic Clinic.
Oral Pathology: Takes tissue specimens and biopsies for diagnosis of disease. Available at the Oral Pathology Lab.
Oral Radiology: Makes X-ray images of teeth and jaws for diagnosis of disease. Available at the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Clinic.
Pediatric Dentistry: Services focus on oral health care for infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatric dentists implement individualized preventive oral health practices and reduces the child’s risk of preventable dental and oral disease, and should start no later than 12 months of age. Available at the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic in Westwood, Pediatric Dentistry Clinic at Venice and the Faculty Group Dental Practice.
Periodontics and Implant Surgery: Periodontists specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes (placement of dental implants) and the maintenance of the health, function and esthetics of these structures and tissues. Available at the Postgraduate Periodontics and Implant Surgery Clinic.
Prosthodontics: Prosthodontists, or reconstructive dentists, employ the latest technology to replace or reconstruct severely damaged teeth. Prosthodontists restore optimal dental function and aesthetics using dental implants, crowns, veneers, bridges, and full or partial dentures. ; Removable Prosthodontics included the design and fabrication of complete, immediate or partial dentures to replace missing teeth. Available at our Advanced Prosthodontics clinic.
Restorative Dentistry: Focused on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of caries, conservation of tooth structure and the restoration of structurally compromised teeth, in an effort to restore form function and esthetics. Available at our Advanced Education in General Dentistry programs in Westwood and AEGD Venice.