General dentists in the Palm Harbor area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Palm Harbor general dentistry professional will refer you to a local specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Palm Harbor area:
Endodontists in Palm Harbor specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Palm Harbor area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gum disease or more advanced periodontal disease, you may be referred to a periodontist in Palm Harbor.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Palm Harbor 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 Palm Harbor 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 Palm Harbor.
Oral Surgeons serving the Palm Harbor 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 Prestige Dentistry. You will find us at 4140 Woodlands Pkwy, Ste A in Palm Harbor Florida 34685. Please give us a call at 727-789-1980.