General Dentisty refers to the primary care provider for patients in all age groups who take responsibility for the diagnosis, treatment, management and overall coordination of services to meet patients oral health needs. These oral health care needs include: fillings, root canals, crowns, veneers, bridges, gum care as well as preventive education. Those in the practice of dentistry are known as dentists. Other people aiding in oral health service include dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and dental therapists.
Cosmetic Dentistry: Cosmetic, or aesthetic, dentistry focuses on improving overall apperance and facial self-image by addressing issues dealing with alignment, shape and color of teeth. Cosmetic Dentistry can drastically improve the apperance of stained, misshapen, or chipped teeth.
Teeth Whitening: Teeth whitening is the process of using bleach or other materials to make teeth look whiter. The materials remove stains or other discoloration from the tooth serface.
Endodontics is the branch of dentistry which is concerned with the morphology, physiology and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Its study and practice encompass the basic clinical sciences including biology of the normal pulp; the etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp: and associated periradicular conditions. Also referred to as Root Canal.
Restorative Dentistry & Implants
Restorative dentistry is the study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth and their supporting structures in addition to the rehabilitation of the dentition to specific functional and aesthetic requirements of the individual patient.
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root replacement and is used in prosthetic dentistry to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of teeth.
Prosthodontics is the field of dentistry pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes.
Prosthetics include: Bridges, Dentures and Partials.