The Division of Prosthodontics specializes in the restoration and replacement of missing or damaged teeth. Our division is composed of highly trained prosthodontists who are dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth. 

Our mission

The mission of the Division of Prosthodontics is to educate students in the art, technical science and practice of both fixed and removable prosthodontics including the restoration of dental implants. In addition, the Department of Prosthodontics maintains the responsibility for the Dental Service Lab. Furthermore, we are dedicated to expanding our knowledge and increasing our effectiveness through both prosthodontic and educational research.

  • Provide a quality education to predoctoral and postdoctoral students
  • Maintain a high level of patient care
  • Teach and model professional behavior
  • Foster a caring and respectful environment
  • Increase access to care
  • Reduce treatment time
  • Conserve resources


Our Division of Prosthodontics faculty provide preclinical and clinical training to our Doctor of Dental Surgery students in fixed, removable and implant prosthodontics. Through didactic and clinical teaching, students receive the required knowledge and skills to fulfill the prosthodontic needs of patients. This includes performing basic fundamental prosthodontic procedures, including diagnosis, management and treatment of patients in need of reconstructive fixed prosthodontic care. Our faculty also coordinate prosthodontics treatment and provide support to patient care associated with our predoctoral and advanced education speciality clinics. 


Faculty in the Division of Prosthodontics are engaged in and committed to research focused on advancing oral health. Several areas of our focus include dental materials, dental implants and restorative dentistry.