- Oral Medicine
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Conservative Dentistry
- Dental Implant Center
Introduction and definition
The Department of Oral Medicine is in charge of diagnosis and establishment of the appropriate treatment plan for patients with temporomandibular disorder, chronic oral and facial pain, snoring problem or sleep apnea, and new patients visiting the dental office, and if medical treatment is needed, the department performs it.
Head and neck area pain clinic performs more systematic and specialized treatment and conducts researches for patients with chronic oral and facial pain including those with temporomandibular disorder, and patients with bruxism, and snoring clinic provides much help by performing intraoral device therapy which is reversible and easy to adapt and has excellent effects
Fields of dental treatment
- 1. Diagnosis of oral diseases and treatment plan
As oral diseases are caused by a combination of various causes, in most of the cases, the diseases are hard to be treated fundamentally by only one or two simple treatments. Especially, patients visiting the hospital are required very complicated and various treatment processes, and it can be the characteristics of dental treatment. In order to make a diagnosis and come up with the effective treatment plan, the department requires patients to receive a comprehensive and an appropriate treatment by performing a medical examination by interview, dental examination, various clinical examination and biopsy, and requesting radiography.
- 2. Diagnosis of oral medicinal diseases and treatment plan
Oral diseases are closely related to systemic diseases, and it is common to see the symptoms appear before diagnosis. The Department of Oral Medicine is greatly contributing to the improvement of treatment effects when performing dental treatment, and prevention of complications by detecting the diseases early and inducing patients to receive systemic treatments. In addition, the department diagnoses salivary diseases including various diseases in soft tissues and xerostomia, and performs appropriate treatments.
- 3. Temporomandibular joint clinic: diagnosis and treatment for patients with temporomandibular disorder or chronic oral and facial pain
For patients with trismus, pains when opening their mouth, joint noise, and dysmasesis, the clinic utilizes advanced equipment for diagnosis and treatment such as ultrasonic therapy, electric stimulation therapy and simple psychiatric diagnosis test.
- 4. Snoring treatment clinic: diagnosis and treatment for patients with snoring problem and sleep apnea
At snoring treatment clinic, a therapeutic method of using reversible intraoral device for snoring or sleep apnea patients who were treated by surgeries in the past is used. Intraoral device therapy for snoring patients is providing much help to patients who want to avoid surgery, as the therapy is very easy to adapt and has excellent effects while having the minimum side effects.