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Dentists

General practitioners for your mouth

Everyone should see a dentist on a regular basis for cleaning and exams. These routine check-ups are critical to your oral health. A general dental practice is also well-equipped to perform common procedures, such as simple extractions, fillings, root canals, and bridges.

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Oral surgeons

Specialists with years of additional training

To minimize risk, you should see an oral surgeon if you need an advanced procedure, such as wisdom tooth extraction or dental implants. Not only do oral surgeons have extensive training and experience, their facilities are equipped specifically for surgery and must undergo regular safety evaluations.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the only dental specialists who are surgically trained in a 4-year hospital-based residency program.

5 questions to ask your dental provider

Dental implant surgery is best performed by a trained surgeon with specialized education and training.
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