Dentists are a group of medical practitioners who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of oral diseases and abnormalities of the gum, teeth and oral cavity. The dentists’ supporting team helps in providing full oral healthcare services to patients.Feel free to find more information at dentist Glen Waverley.
Dentists perform different kinds of operations in dental procedures like extracting a tooth, repairing a tooth or improving the oral hygiene by regular cleaning and examination of teeth. Some of the most common procedures in which dentists perform include root canal treatment, filling and root planning, gum surgery, tooth extraction, scaling, root planing, veneers and gum grafts. A periodontist is a type of dentist who treats and prevent disorders of the gum and bone surrounding the teeth.
An orthodontist is one of the fields of dentists that focus on the alignment of the teeth with the face and thus helping to achieve a more beautiful smile. While some of the orthodontists complete a post-graduate dental degree that provides them with more clinical training than those who have a bachelor’s degree in the same field of study. Other dentists who have a master’s degree in orthodontics go on to specialize in treating adults with severe crooked teeth or individuals suffering from an over bite.
Dental laboratory specialists perform a variety of dental lab procedures such as performing dental arthroscopy, dental endoscopy and genioplasty, etc. They perform these procedures with the use of advanced equipment and tools. Some of the tools used by these dentists include digital x-ray machines, magnetic resonance imaging, computerized tomography scanners, and intraoral cameras. Some of the dental laboratory specialists like prosthodontists, orthodontists and cosmetic dentists also form a part of the science team of a hospital.
EK Dental Surgery
230 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley, VIC 3150
Phone: (03) 9887 8787