General dentistry involves the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and jaws.
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots usually made of titanium, used to replace the root of the natural tooth.
Cosmetic dentistry can be any type of dental procedure which enhances the patient’s teeth and their smile, thus improving a person’s overall appearance and self-confidence.
Orthodontic treatment is provided by an oral health care provider known as an Orthodontist, who has typically completed two to three years of additional training beyond dental school.
Prosthodontics is the dental specialty that involves the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the functioning, esthetics and health of biocompatible substitutes in patients with missing or deficient teeth.
ROOT CANAL TREATMENT
Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection. Root canal treatment is highly successful and usually lasts a lifetime, although on occasion, a tooth will have to be retreated due to new infections.
DENTISTRY FOR CHILDREN
Pedodontics is the branch of dentistry which specializes in the prevention, diagnoses and treatment of dental conditions in children from infancy to adolescence.
ORAL MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are unique among dental specialists in a number of ways. After completing four years of dental school, they go on to spend another four years in a hospital-based residency program for surgery.