General dentistry refers to various treatments offered by a dentist geared towards helping you prevent and treat oral diseases. This helps you prevent complications of any oral diseases and treat complications early when the need arises. It encompasses all aspects of dentistry at the preventive level.
Services offered by General Dentists include:
ROUTINE DENTAL CHECK-UP
This is the regular dental check-up done for you to help you check if your teeth are all in a good condition. Examples of procedures done at checkups are scaling and polishing, routine fillings et cetera.
This includes procedures such as composite fillings, GIC fillings, and every other procedure aimed at restoring a part of the teeth or gums that have been lost due to reasons like trauma, etc.
This includes procedures like simple extractions, surgical extractions, incision, and drainage, or any other procedures that cause complete or partial removal of a structure in the mouth.
This involves procedures that take care of pain by removing the pulp of the teeth. A procedure here is Root Canal Treatment.
Preventive treatment is there to help you look after your oral health and prevent diseases before they arise or become too problematic.
Tooth loss is more often than not caused by decay and gum disease, which can be prevented with the right treatment.
Services include routine examinations and hygiene therapy treatment as well as professional cleaning and polishing.