Care providers in Dental Specialties focus on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and irregularities involving the teeth, gums and other tissues of the mouth. Dental Specialties provides coordinated care for patients who require specialized dental care including:
- Dental Implants
- Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular disorders (TMD)
- Orthodontics (Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities)
- Periodontics (Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of gum diseases)
- Prosthodontics (Restoration of damaged natural teeth or replacement with artificial teeth)
The eight care providers in Dental Specialties coordinate patient care with physicians in other specialties, such as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat). Specialized dental services are only available in Rochester, Minn.