GENERAL AND COSMETIC DENTISTS
Keeping you and your family in perfect oral health.
What is a General Dentist?
A general dentist is the primary dental care provider for patients of all ages. General dentists prevent, assess, diagnose and treat the diseases of your teeth and gums, and maintain the proper function and appearance of your teeth. Your general dentist is trained to ensure overall coordination of dental services to keep you and your family in perfect oral health. Your general dentist may work with other dental specialists if you need to undergo specialized dental procedure.
A general dentist has undergone three or more years of undergraduate college education degree (typically with a strong science foundation) plus four years of dental school.
What kind of procedures do general dentists provide?
General dentists can provide plenty of different services for you and your family:
- Comprehensive exam (including x-rays)
- Gum disease treatment
- Crowns, bridges, full and partial dentures
- Dental implants
- Nutrition counseling
- Oral surgery
- Restorative care
- Dental sealants
- Tobacco cessation
- TMD/TMJ therapy