OverviewBy Mayo Clinic Staff
The Department of Dental Specialties provides coordinated care for patients who require specialized dental care including:
- Dental implants
- Orofacial Pain & 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 of teeth with artificial teeth)
Dental Specialties coordinates patient care with physicians in other specialties such as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat).