Oral Medical Center

Brief Introduction of Oral Medical Center
The Oral Medical Center of Tongji Hospital, one of the largest oral medical sectors in China, provides high level of medical care for people inside and outside the country. The center has the best medical specialists and enjoys a high reputation all over the country.

The Center locates at the ninth floor of the outpatient building in Tongji Hospital, Wuhan city, Hubei province. The cloister links the most important elements of the medical center together, including five departments (Oral Medicine, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics and Oral Radiology respectively), a specialist’s consultation room, a special care room, a craft room, an out-patient operating room and a laboratory. In addition, more than twenty six beds are available for inpatient section of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery. The staffs of the center, mostly awarded a doctor or master degree, are experienced clinical workers graduated from the most famous school of stomatology in China.

Beside the assignments of training senior clinic doctors, academic meetings and seminars are regularly held in the meeting room. The center also conduct a large portion of scientific activities such as sponsoring an national academic journal (Journal of Clinical Stomatology), and undertaking multiple research projects including “863” project and Scientist Project of Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). In addition, the center has extensive cooperated projects with the first class international medical universities not only in Asia, but also in Europe and America.
In summary, the center brings patients a convenient, fast medical treatment environment. Strict and standard disinfection procedure prevents the nosocomial infection. And experienced medical specialists with high grade and advanced equipment provide the best medical cares.


Brief Introduction of Oral Medicine
The staffs of department of oral medicine consist of one professor, one assistant professor, five attending doctors and one resident doctor. Oral medicine can be subdivided into section of Endodontics and section of periodontics. Endodontic is concerned with diagnosis and non-surgical management of caries and dental pulp disease. Priodontics is mainly concerned with periodontitis and mucous disease. Micro-endodontics guarantees a better prognosis of root canal therapy. Ultrasonic waves and sprayed sand for elimination of dental calculus, priodontic surgery and cold-light bleaching technique greatly improve the quality of life.

 
Brief Introduction of Prosthodontics
The staffs of department of Prosthodontics consist of one professor, one assistant professor, one attending doctor, one resident doctor and several senior technics. Prosthodontics is mainly concerned with the diagnosis, treatment planning and rehabilitation of missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes. The main prosthodontics therapies include partial/full mouth rehabilitation,dental surface rehabilitation with the help of CAD/CAM,repair of aesthetic defects and dental implant.

The study of “rehabilitation of deficient maxillofacial tissues” and “preventing of inflammation of tissue around implant”, funded by NSFC, occupy the leading level among bonded areas of the country. And the department offers courses leading to undergraduate students, graduated students and oversea students.


Brief Introduction of Orthodontics
The staffs of department of Orthodontics consist of one professor and several experienced doctors. Orthodontic treatments not only focus on dental displacement, but also deal with the control and modification of facial growth. The purposes of orthodontics are improving the general appearance of patients' teeth, getting a better soft-tissue facial profile and stabilizing the achievements.

 
Highlights
Oral Surgery:Orthognathic surgery;Application of precise casting of arch bar in jaw fracture fixation;Application of endoscopy in salivary duct calculi treatment。

Oral Medicine:Micro-endodontics guarantees a better prognosis of root canal therapy;Spray sand for elimination of dental calculusOrthodontics:Orthodontic therapy using Self-ligating bracket system;Orthodontic-Orthognathic surgery;Orthodontic treatment of embedded teeth;Maxillary protraction on skeletal class Ⅲ malocclusion;Orthodontic therapy using molar distalization appliance;Orthodontic therapy using implant anchorage.

Prosthodontics:Removable partial denture;fixed denture;partial/full mouth rehabilitation;maxillofacial prosthesis;Repair of aesthetic defects; Post-core crown;Occlusal reconstruction;Periodontal splint;Inlay;CAD/CAM-produced all-ceramic dental; Restoration with low and flat alveolar ridge;MDIC system and international implant systems for restoration of dentition, eye, ear, nose and defection of maxillary and mandible;Immediate implant and restoration; Aesthetic restorations of soft and hard tissues;Maxillary sinus lifting and bone filling for implantation

The Dean of the department is Wei-Min Chen.