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Dental Services: Find the Specialist and Treatment You Need

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At Dentaly, we strive to provide you with actionable information so you can have the best oral health possible.

In that spirit, we've curated a comprehensive collection of dental services and practitioners, so you can find the care you need, near you. We welcome you to browse the following dental services, learn a bit about them, and find a practitioner in your area.

Dental services and practitioners

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Teledentistry

Teledentistry is becoming more and more popular because it allows patients to connect with a dentist or dental specialist without actually having to schedule an office visit. Online dental consultations can save you time and money, and dentists can even prescribe medications if necessary.

Periodontists

A periodontist is a type of dentist that specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease also called gum disease. They also treat oral inflammation and they're trained in placing dental implants. You might see a Periodontist if you have a complex or severe case of periodontal disease, especially one that requires your natural teeth to be removed and implants to be put in. Find a periodontist near you.

Orthodontists

Orthodontists are dentists who go specialize in orthodontic treatment, meaning safe tooth movement and the guidance of dental and jaw development. They also help treatment facial irregularities caused by dental alignment and jaw problems. In cases where dental malocclusion is severe, you'll most likely need to see an orthodontist. Find an orthodontist near you.

Oral Surgeons

Oral surgery is any surgical procedure performed around your mouth or jaw. These procedures are done by dental specialists trained in particular types of surgery. You may see an oral surgeon if you need:

  • Wisdom teeth pulled
  • Tooth implants
  • Maxillofacial surgery
  • Root canal
  • Gum or jawbone graft

Find an Oral Surgeon near you.

Endodontists

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Endodontists are dentists who specialize in the dental pulp tissues surrounding teeth roots. They treat a variety of oral health issues and perform root canals and endodontic surgery, all with the overarching goal of saving your natural teeth. Find an endodontist near you.

Dental Technicians

In dental labs, you'll find Certified Dental Technicians. These are individuals who have an optimal blend of artistic and scientific talent and knowledge, and specialize in making reconstructive devises and prosthesis, like crowns, bridges, dentures, and implants. Their work also involves cosmetic dentistry, like making veneers. Find a dental lab near you.

Holistic Dentists

Holistic Dentists are general dentists who specialize in holistic techniques and alternative treatments. The holistic aspect means that these dentists consider the relationship between oral health and general health. They don't just treat a toothache, but they look beyond that for reasons elsewhere in your body, or even in your emotional or spiritual health. Find a holistic dentist near you.

Biological Dentists

Biological dentists are similar to holistic dentists in that they believe in treating the whole body, and many specialize in amalgam removal and implants. These dentists also believe in using biocompatible materials and have the same medical training as traditional dentists. Find a biological dentist near you.

Be sure to check out our dental dictionary to learn more about the technical terms you hear from your endodontist, periodontist, and more.

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Click here to get connected or call 800-794-7437 (toll-free, 24/7)

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Contributors:
Natalie Asmussen
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Natalie used to work as a Community Health Worker and Health Insurance Navigator. She continues to follow her passion for connecting people with the healthcare they need by writing informative content about dentistry and medicine.