General dentists in the Chesterfield area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Chesterfield general dentist will refer you to a local Charlotte specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Charlotte area:
Endodontists in Chesterfield specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Chesterfield area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gingivitis or more advanced periodontal disease, you may be referred to a periodontist in Chesterfield.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield.
Oral Surgeons serving the Chesterfield 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 Chesterfield Smile Design. We provide general and cosmetic dentistry. Make an appointment today!
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