Dr. Miranda Muhvic Urek is an Associate Professor at the Department of Oral Medicine and Periodontology at the School of Dentistry of University of Rijeka, Croatia. In 1997, she received her DMD. Dr. Muhvic Urek earned her Masters Degree in Prosthodontic in 2002 and PhD in Oral Medicine in 2008 from University of Rijeka, Croatia. She received postdoc education at University of Zagreb from 2004-2007 and achieved oral pathology specialist degree. Her research interests are focused in orofacial pain, burning mouth syndrome, salivary gland diseases and radiation induced oral complication. She has been investigating the relationships between oral infection and the risk for systemic diseases with focus in diabetes. Professor Muhvic Urek is author and coauthor for more then 100 scientific and professional papers. She is member of Editorial Board in International Journal of Dental Medicine, Clinical Medicine Research and Science Journal of Clinical Medicine. Also, she is a reviewer for several journals.
Oral Medicine; Periodontology; Orofacial pain; Burning mouth syndrome; Salivary gland diseases and radiation induced oral complication.