A dentist is a doctor who diagnoses, treats and prevents the mouth, gums and dental problems. Sometimes they are entering specialized forms of dentistry. There are also many types of specialized options to choose from. Regular dentistry includes many services. They treat tooth decay and use preventive measures to delay or stop tooth decay measurements. They will also take X-rays of the teeth to examine them for any problems.
Sealants are placed on the teeth to protect them. They can also fix broken or chipped teeth and perform procedures such as filling teeth and root canals running. They can prescribe prostheses and organize production and assembly thereof. You can get advice from them on how to brush properly and use dental floss and anything else you can do to prevent tooth decay.
In case of problems not covered in this broad spectrum, usually refer you to a specialist. You will be referred to a periodontics, if you have gum disease, bone or other tissues that support the teeth. If you want to have reconstructive surgery done, these specialists ensure that the base is sufficient for crowns, dentures or bridges.
They also provide services such as rebuilding the gums or bones. Prosthodontics relates to the repair of natural teeth. They have to do with the replacement of missing teeth. So its area of expertise is usually the uses of artificial teeth are dentures or implants. So they do the crowns or caps. His area of expertise includes the installation of bridges. This is the procedure in which a partial denture or implants used are used to fill the gaps.
Orthodontics specialized in the restoration of teeth using appliances. They will use clips or staples to improve the function and appearance of the teeth. These are also used to adjust the teeth aesthetically e.g. to straighten crooked teeth. Maxillofacial surgeons make oral surgery for a variety of conditions. Remove pieces of broken jaw teeth.
They also handle the extraction of teeth that are buried in the gums. If there is a need for you to have your wisdom teeth, this will be done by this type of surgeon. This applies in particular if the wisdom teeth are buried near the nerve to ensure that no nerve damage when the tooth is extracted.
They will also help to prepare the jaw for the implants to be used. They also do surgery to restore jaw out of place. This happens, for example, those having a protruding jaw and this causes complications with the positioning of the teeth.
You may not be able to chew are not aligned correctly as the upper and lower teeth. You may also discover that your dentist is able to provide most of these treatments. Many people have never raced such specialists as dentists often make required, except in the case of bone surgery the same treatment.