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Services Offered by General Dentists

Posted on 7/18/2022 by Dr. Brandon Cooley
Services Offered by General DentistsBefore visiting a general dentist, it is good to have an idea of what to expect. Knowing the services that a dentist is expected to offer could help you gauge the reliability of a dental cleaning. One of the red flags to look for when visiting dentists is the inability to offer certain services. When you visit a dental clinic, you should expect to find these services.

Diagnosis and Dental Exams

Diagnosis of dental problems can be simple but in some instances it gets complex. A dentist should have the tools and resources to handle all types of diagnoses. These examinations may include x-ray checks and physical observations.

Deep Cleaning Services

The other services offered by dentists include all types of mouth cleaning. Dentists specialize in dental deep cleaning, a process that helps clean the mouth of bacteria and food buildup in your teeth. These types of cleaning are vital since they give your dentist a chance to physically examine your dental structure for any other problems that may arise in the future.

Tooth Extractions and Fillings

The other type of work done by dentists is to perform extractions where necessary. Extractions come when a person has a broken tooth, an injured tooth, or in children when shading milk teeth. Whichever the purpose, a dentist should easily perform such a task, in some instances, a dentist may recommend tooth filing and other operations.

Cosmetic Dentistry

The other important service performed by dentists is cosmetics dentistry such as teeth whitening, porcelain, and veneers. These are services that any dentist should be able to offer on-demand. However, in some instances, you may be required to wait a few days while wearables are prepared by your dentist.

Apart from the above services, most dentists should also offer implants, teeth restoration surgeries, and other types of dental surgeries. Even so, dentistry has many branches and your dentist may still refer you to a specialized expert.

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