The department provides complex care within the branch of stomatology mostly to patients from the Hradec Králové Region. From the medical point of view, it focuses on oncological problems and traumatology of face-jaw area, diseases of oral mucosa, salivary glands and periodontium, and on treating disabled individuals. The care for most of these patients is provided in cooperation with other workplaces at University Hospital Hradec Králové. In the range of interventions, the most prominent are large implant-prosthetic reconstructions of the toothless and defective jaws using modern implant and prosthetic systems. Also, new computer-assisted imaging methods (so-called dental CT) prove very beneficial for this type of treatment.
Parallel to preventive activities, the department participates significantly in undergraduate and graduate teaching of students of the Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové Educational activity is complemented by organizing specialized seminars, courses and symposia, including the traditional Sazama Day. An inseparable part of the doctors’ job is also research activities focused on evaluating the successfulness of the treatment of oncologic diseases of the oral cavity, on the occurrence and impact of musculoskeletal diseases of dentists, and on evaluating factors influencing the long-term success of treatment with the help of dental implants and endodontic procedures. Doctors at the department also investigate unclear factors contributing to diseases of salivary glands and oral mucosa as well as the highly topical issue of teeth stem cells.