General dentistry professionals in the Plano area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Plano general dentist will refer you to a local Dallas specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Allen TX area:
Endodontists in Plano specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Plano area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gingivitis or more advanced gum disease, you may be referred to a periodontist in Plano.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Plano 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 Plano area have different dental needs than adults. A dentist for kids undergoes additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases affecting the youngest population in Plano.
Oral Surgeons serving the Plano 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 The Plano Dentist. You’ll be pleased to know that we can perform many of these special procedures at our office, saving you time and trips to other dentists. You will find us at 3115 W Parker Rd, Ste C538 in Plano Texas 75023. Please give us a call at (972) 468-8279.
-Dr. Kelly Kim, DDS