Some dentists may be specialized in a particular branch, such as endodontics, orthodontics, pediatrics, etc., while some others offer treatments for all common dental concerns. Such dentists are called general dentists, and they treat patients of all age groups. Dr. Jordan and her team of dental experts are dedicated to providing quality dental treatment to all their patients and also offer family dental services.
What does a general dentist treat?
General dentists are trained to handle several types of common dental concerns. We offer all prominent dental treatments, such as the following:
- Fillings: Cavities are quite common, especially among children and aged individuals. This is due to the excessive consumption of sugary foods in children. In older individuals, the cause of cavities is poor oral health and the susceptibility of their teeth to decay as they weaken. We treat cavities by eliminating the decay and filling the cavity with suitable tooth-colored material.
- Routine consultations: During a routine consultation, which should ideally happen once every six months, we will conduct a comprehensive diagnosis of the mouth to determine the onset of oral conditions. Tartar deposits will be removed by scaling and root planing, and if any cavities are present, they will be filled.
- Cosmetic concerns:Cosmetic oral conditions like teeth staining, chipped, cracked, or broken teeth, gum diseases, etc., will be addressed post a thorough diagnosis. We perform procedures like teeth whitening, crowns, veneers, and composite bonding to give you a more pleasing smile.
- Orthodontics: Malocclusion is a common oral concern that is characterized by misaligned teeth. We offer treatment for malocclusion in the form of dental braces, Invisalign, and other prominent orthodontic aligners.
- Teeth replacement:Missing teeth can lead to several drawbacks, such as jawbone deterioration, displeasing smile, hindered oral functionality, drifting of the adjoining teeth, etc. It is best to get extracted teeth restored using prosthetic restorations such as implants, bridges, or dentures to avoid these disadvantages.
- Root canal therapy:Root canal infection is the decay of the underlying dental pulp by the microbes in the mouth. This condition is treated by extracting the infected pulp using dental equipment and restoring the tooth using a crown.
- Extractions:Dental extractions are required when a tooth is beyond any form of treatment or restorations, such as when it is subjected to severe cavities, damage, etc. Extractions are performed with the patient under the influence of local anesthesia. This ensures a hassle-free and painless procedure.
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