Oral Surgery

An oral and maxillofacial surgeon may diagnose, treat or perform surgery to resolve injuries or issues in the head, neck, face, jaws and hard and soft oral tissues. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is recognized internationally as a surgical specialty. medical Definition of oral surgery. 1 : a branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis…

Periodontics

A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. Periodontists receive extensive training in these areas, including three additional years of education beyond dental school. They are familiar with the latest…

Endodontics

Endodontists are dentists who specialize in maintaining teeth through procedures involving the soft inner tissue of the teeth, called the pulp. The word “endodontic” comes from “endo” meaning inside and “odont” meaning tooth. Because root canals are the most common procedure dealing with the inside of the tooth, endodontists typically have two more years of…

Prostho

A prosthodontist is a dentist who: Specializes in the aesthetic (cosmetic) restoration and replacement of teeth. Receives three to four years of additional training after dental school. Restores optimum appearance and function to your smile. Becoming a prosthodontist requires an additional three years of postgraduate specialty training after obtaining a dental degree. Recently, the ADA’s…

Ortho

Orthodontia, also called orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, is a specialty field of dentistry that deals primarily with malpositioned teeth and the jaws: their diagnosis, prevention and correction. An orthodontist is a specialist who has undergone special training in a dental school or college after they have graduated in dentistry Currently, the majority of Orthodontic Appliance…

Tobacco Counselling

Smoking is one of the greatest causes of illness and premature death in the UK. It can create a number of problems not only for the smoker, but also for the people around them. Second hand smoke often leads to ill health in adults and can also harm young children and babies, increasing their risk…

Tooth Cleaning

Teeth cleaning (also known as prophylaxis, literally a preventive treatment of a disease) is a procedure for the removal of tartar (mineralized plaque) that may develop even with careful brushing and flossing, especially in areas that are difficult to reach in routine toothbrushing.Sounds simple, but the better your oral hygiene is, the easier teeth cleanings…

Maxillofacial Surgery

Facial trauma, also called maxillofacial trauma, is any physical trauma to the face. Facial trauma can involve soft tissue injuries such as burns, lacerations and bruises, or fractures of the facial bones such as nasal fractures and fractures of the jaw, as well as trauma such as eye injuries A Le Fort fracture of the…