Standard Dental Procedures Provided Under General Dentistry

Posted on 9/19/2022 by Thomas Wold, DMD
Standard Dental Procedures Provided Under General DentistryDental procedures are vital in managing dental problems and restoring dental alignment. More so, they are performed to improve an individual's oral health. Therefore it's essential to know the types of dental procedures provided to know which option is the best in case a dental problem occurs.

There are several dental procedures performed within general dentistry, and they include

Dental Braces procedure

Dental braces are teeth accessories used to correct teeth alignment and bite issues. Primarily this procedure is performed to straighten the teeth by placing pressure on their teeth.

Dental Bridges and Implants Procedure

Dental implants are artificial tooth accessories used to support the replaced teeth, while bridges anchor the neighboring teeth closed to the replaced teeth. Both implants and bridges are performed to replace the missing teeth.

Dental Extractions

Dental extractions are performed to remove damaged teeth from tooth decay or cavities. However, the dentist can extract permanent teeth to perform unique orthodontic treatments.

Dental Veneers Procedure

Dentists perform this procedure to repair chipped, fractured, or decayed teeth and reduce spaces between the teeth that developed due to surgical performance. The dental veneers are made with the correct color and shape based on the patient's desires.

Teeth Whitening Procedure

Teeth discoloration occurs due to constantly eating foods and beverages such as coffee and tea or abusing substances such as tobacco. Also, trauma to the tooth can cause the teeth to darken. Therefore, teeth whitening is done to deal with these issues.

Dental Dentures Procedure

Dentures are prosthetic devices used to replace missing teeth, and they can either be false or partial accessories. They are mostly referred to as false teeth.

Generally, this dental procedure is performed to deal with a specific dental problem; therefore, it's needful for a patient to consult for better decision making.

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