Prosthodontics is the specialty of dentistry concerned with the replacement and repair of teeth using artificial materials.
Periodontitis, or gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. If untreated, the teeth can get progressively more loose, drift and ultimately fall out.
Millions of teeth are treated and saved each year with endodontics or root canal treatment.
Most people think of oral surgery being the extraction of wisdom teeth, and whilst this is certainly a significant part of it, the scope of oral surgery is much broader.
Dental implants are a modern way of replacing a missing tooth. The process involves the surgical placement of a titanium ‘root’ into the site of the missing tooth.
The UCLan School of Dentistry carries out the clinical based element of their Masters programmes at the UCLan Dental Clinic training facility.