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Our Specialty / Advanced Clinics

Endodontics (Root Canal)

Root canal therapy and related services are offered in the Endodontic Clinic using an array of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, including sophisticated surgical microscopes. Patients may be referred to this clinic after initial screening, as part of their treatment in the College, or on recommendation of a private dentist (our referral form is available here). All patients must undergo screening in the admitting clinic before assignment to the endodontic clinic.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 312.996.7558.
Referring Doctors: download Endodontics referral form (.doc).

Implant and Innovations Center 

The Implant and Innovations Center is responsible for coordinating and managing the implant supported patient care and educational programs of the University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Dentistry (COD).

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 312.996.3145 , or
e-mail cdic@uic.edu

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 

Our services include the administration of outpatient anesthesia and sedation, surgical treatment of nonrestorable teeth and impacted teeth, surgical placement of dental implants and adjunctive implant procedures (bone grafting and sinus lift procedures), surgical correction of maxillofacial skeletal deformities, multidisciplinary management of cleft and craniofacial anomalies, treatment of facial traumatic injuries, surgical management of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, multidisciplinary management of head and neck cancer and other pathologic conditions of the head and neck, facial and jaw reconstructive surgery, microneurosurgery, multidisciplinary management of obstructive sleep apnea, facial aesthetic surgery, dental and facial infections, and other conditions of the teeth and jaws are provided in our out-patient clinic at the College of Dentistry and in the hospital setting at the UIHHSS.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 312.996.7460, or
e-mail oralsurgery@uic.edu Referring Doctors: download Oral Surgery Referral Form (PDF)

Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Science 

Diagnosis and treatment is available for oral mucosal soft tissue diseases including yeast and viral infections, aphthous ulcers (canker sores), oral manifestations of systemic diseases, autoimmune/connective tissue diseases, oral cancer and pre-cancerous lesions, halitosis (bad breath), xerostomia (dry mouth) and salivary gland disorders.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 312.355.1222, or
e-mail oralMedicine@uic.edu Referring Doctors: download Oral Medicine Referral Form (.doc)

Orthodontics (Braces)

Comprehensive treatment of malocclusion problems ("braces") is available for children and adults in our pleasant, open-design clinic. Patients who are interested in treatment should call the receptionist at 312. 996.7505 or send an e-mail message (dentorthoclinic@uic.edu) to schedule a screening appointment. There is no charge for the initial evaluation in the student clinic. Minor tooth movement procedures may be provided by student dentists under the supervision of faculty. Most comprehensive orthodontic treatment is provided by dentists in training to become orthodontists.

In addition, orthodontic services from simple to complex are also available through the faculty practice, or call 312.413.2835.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 312.996.7505, or
e-mail dentorthoclinic@uic.edu

Pediatric Dentistry

The mission of our two unique pediatric dental clinics reflects our belief that children deserve the best of oral health care. We offer a full spectrum of services for all children at every stage of their lives from infancy through adolescence including those with special and complex oral health needs, and patients with special developmental and behavioral care needs.

Our clinics provide comprehensive oral health examinations, teeth cleaning, fluoride treatments, sealants, restorative procedures (fillings, crowns, etc.), extractions and minor surgical procedures, space-maintainers, athletic mouth guard, teeth whitening (for adolescents), interceptive orthodontic when applicable, and urgent care (Trauma, infection, etc.). These services can be completed using inhalation sedation (Nitrous oxide), moderate sedation, and general anesthesia.

For appointment information or to schedule an appointment, please call 312.996.7532 or e-mail dentpediatrics@uic.edu

Periodontics

The Postgraduate Periodontics program at UIC offers treatment of the gingiva ("gums") and supporting structures of the teeth, including diagnosis, prevention, surgery, and maintenance utilizing the most up to date cutting edge therapies available. We also provide comprehensive and collaborative implant care including treatment planning, surgical placement, and implant site development. Treatment is provided by dentists training to be specialists in Periodontics. Patients needing care may contact our clinic directly. Referrals are accepted from private practitioners to our specialty training program.

For information or to schedule an appointment, plese call 312.996.7374, or e-mail periodontics@uic.edu 

Prosthodontics 

Prosthodontics is the specialty involved with Esthetic, Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry. Individuals with complex dental problems should first be referred to the Prosthodontics Clinic, where they can be evaluated and receive comprehensive diagnosis, planning and treatment with dentists training to be specialists in Prosthodontics. Prosthodontics is based on the latest technology and innovation. The focus is for comprehensive patient needs that can be addressed with implants, crowns, bridges and dentures. The clinic is ideal for patients who are missing one, several or all of their teeth.

For information or to schedule an appointment, plese call 312.996.9223, or e-mail prosthodontics@uic.edu

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