WHAT DOES A DENTIST AND OTHER DENTAL SPECIALIST DO

What Does a Dentist and Other Dental Specialist Do?

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Dentistry is a profession that has been around since medicine was a part of the human society. Dentists have played a great role in ensuring the health, and normal life of people is their priority. Without dentists, people would have an incomplete community that’s why it is nice to know who they are and their role.

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Who is a dentist?

A dentist degree is a Doctor of Dental Surgeon (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).
The Stomatognathic System is an anatomical system comprising of the Head, Face, TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint), Maxilla (upper jaw), Mandible (lower jaw), Teeth and other related structures.

A dentist is a physician of the Stomatognathic System and provides diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to these areas. There are General Dentist (like Primary Family Medical Doctors, and there are Dental Specialist (like Medical Specialist ex ENT, Pain Specialist, Neurologist).

What Treatment does the Dentist and Dental Specialist Do?

Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon Specialist provides treatment for:

  • TMJ Disorders, Extractions, Dental Implants (All of 4, All on 6, Immediate Dental implants, Tooth in a Day, Denture Implants), Bone Grating, Sinus Lift and Orthognathic Surgery (jaw surgery)

Orthodontist Specialist provides treatment for:

  • TMJ disorders, Non-Extraction Braces (orthodontics), Invisible Braces (such as Invisalign or Smile Tru), extraction braces, lingual braces, Facial Development treatment (functional jaw orthopedics).

Periodontist Specialist provides treatment for:

  • Gum Disease, Gum Grafting, Dental Implants (All of 4, All on 6, Immediate Dental implants, Tooth in a Day, Denture Implants), Bone Grating, Sinus Lift

Prosthodontist Specialist provides treatment for:

  • Cosmetic Dentistry (Crown, Bridge, Inlay, Onlay), Full Mouth Reconstruction, TMJ Disorders, Dental Implants (All of 4, All on 6, Immediate Dental implants, Tooth in a Day, Denture Implants), Bone Grating, Sinus Lift

Endodontic Specialist provides treatment for:

  • Dental infections, root canals, facial pain due to tooth infection

Pedodontist Specialist provides treatment for:

  • Kids dentistry, kids sedation dentistry, facial development treatment (functional jaw orthopedics)

Oral Maxillofacial Radiologist Specialist provides treatment for:

  • The prescription, production and interpretation of diagnostic images for the diagnosis and management of diseases and disorders of the craniofacial complex.

Oral Medicine & Pathology Specialist provides treatment for:

  • The diagnosis, nature and primarily non-surgical management of oral, maxillofacial and temporomandibular (TMJ) diseases and disorders, including dental management of patients with medical complications.

Dental Public Health Specialist provides treatment for:

  • The diagnosis, prevention and control of dental diseases and the promotion of oral health through organized community efforts. Dental Public Health serves the community through research, health promotion, education and group dental care programs.

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