What is a General Dentist?
General dentists are the primary providers of dental care for all ages. A routine visit to a general dentist will include a thorough examination of your mouth, including teeth, gums, and other structures, a professional cleaning, and a discussion about your dental and overall health.
When your dentist finds tooth decay, he will recommend a filling in that tooth. These procedures, while common, are not the only services your general dentist provides.
General dentistry provides services vital to your overall health, including:
Regular visits to your dentist that include the following are essential to prevention.
- Oral health exams
- Dental cleanings/scalings