General dentists in the Addison area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Addison general dentist will refer you to a local Dallas specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Dallas area:
Endodontists in Addison specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Addison area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gingivitis or more advanced periodontal disease, you may be referred to a periodontist in Addison.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Addison patients is called ‘restorative dentistry’. Prosthodontists have advanced training in procedures involving crowns, dental implants, bridges, veneers, inlays, and partial or complete dentures.
Infants, young children and teenagers in the Addison area have different dental needs than adults. Pediatric Dentists undergo additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases affecting the youngest population in Addison.
Oral Surgeons serving the Addison area perform surgical procedures involving the teeth, mouth and jaw. These include dental implants, surgery to repair damage due to injury, tumor surgery, and cleft lip and palate reconstruction.
If you are interested in learning more about these specialties, or have a concern regarding your oral health, please visit us at The Addison Dentist. You will find us at 4145 Belt Line Rd Ste 208 in Addison Texas 75001. Please give us a call at 469-998-2515.
-Maricarmen Ramirez, DDS