Institute of Stomatology, Riga Stradins University

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About Clinic of Therapeutic Stomatology


The following manipulations have been executed at the Clinic of Therapeutic Stomatology: amalgam filling, dental filling with light-curing composite materials, dental aesthetic restoration, elimination of cosmetic deficiences, occlusal correction in cooperation with orthodontists, teeth whitening with equipment, dental treatment under general anaesthesia or sedation, diagnostics of halitosis (bad breath) and consultations.

Oral health goes hand in hand with dental hygiene. The clinic offers professional dental hygiene services- removal of tartar, plaque and pigmentation.

Specialists of the Department of Endodontics perform diagnostics and treatment of root canal diseases and strive for saving patients' teeth. The department is equiped with dental microscopes, digital dental X-ray equipment and state-of-the-art instruments and materials required for endodontic treatment. Leading specialists in the field of endodontics, teachers of RSU and doctoral students are employed at the department and carry out research work. Department of Endodontics is a base for the training of residency students. Specialists of the department further their knowledge by participating in scientific conferences, and the treatment has been executed in conformity with the guidelines set by the European Dental Association.

Specialists of the Department of Periodontology are engaged in the treatment of the diseases of supporting tissues of the teeth. As patients often face complicated problems, periodontists participate in the complex treatment of oral cavity upon cooperation with specialists of other fields of stomatology. Usually, treatment is organised in several stages and long-lasting and regular cooperation between the patient and the doctor is crucially important for reaching and maintaining the results of treatment. Currently, up-to-date methods are applied in the treatment of periodontal diseases by ensuring the recovering of supporting tissues of the teeth and promoting their regeneration, thus, improving tooth survival.

Hygienists of the Department of Paediatrics focus on the preparation of children for their first visit to dentist by emphasizing the significance of prevention of diseases of oral cavity. Doctors of the department participate in courses and congresses on a regular basis, thus, introducing current treatment and prevention methods. Dental treatment under general anaesthesia is available for small children with special needs.

Professor Rūta Care has given a great contribution to the development of therapeutic stomatology. She had been the head of the Department of Therapeutic Stomatology since 1992 and the clinic since 1994. Till 2010 R.Care had been the head of the Paediatric Department. In 1979 she defended doctoral dissertation "Regional blood circulation in periodontal tissues depending on age, dental pulp condition and pathologic focal infection in periodontal tissues". In addition, R.Care has been the head of the Department of Stomatology of the RMI Faculty of Postgraduate Studies. Professor R.Care has also been a leader and participant of several international scientific projects. Professor mainly focuses her scientific work on the research of children's oral health.

Since 2010 associate professor Anda Brinkmane has been leading the Department of Therapeutic Stomatology and the clinic. In 1979 A.Brinkmane graduated from the Faculty of Stomatology of Rīga Medical Institute. In 1997 she defended doctoral dissertation "The development of guidelines for oral disease prevention programme for schools" and obtained PhD degree of medical sciences. She specialises in paediatric dentistry and leads a study course in oral disease prevention. A.Brinkmane is a vice-president of Latvian Dental Association, member of certification commission and commision on work expertise and quality assurance. She participated in the development of national prevention programme. Associate professor's scientific work is focused on prevention of oral diseases.