What Is General Dentistry?

generaldentA general dentist is just like a general practitioner except one deals with teeth and the other deals with the general health of your overall body. When a general practitioner finds something wrong that his/her practice doesn’t handle, they will refer you to a specialist (cardiologist, neurologist, etc.), and the same with a general dentist. If your problem is beyond the scope of their expertise, they will refer you to a specialist (endodontist, periodontist, etc.).  So, what is that scope of that expertise we mentioned and what exactly is general dentistry?

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When Do Kids Need To See The Dentist?

kiddentistDid you know that children require the same level of dental care as adults? Like you, they need to see the dentist once every six months for checkups and cleanings. In addition, they may also benefit from preventive measures to help avoid the onset of tooth decay. With the right steps your children can enjoy a lifetime of healthy smiles.

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