Preventative dentistry deals with the preservation of healthy teeth and gums, and the prevention of dental caries and oral disease.
Restorative dentistry is the study, diagnosis and integrated effective management of diseases of teeth and their supporting structures.
Periodontics deals with diseases of the supporting structures of the teeth, including gums, tissues, and bones.
Cosmetic Dentistry deals with the appearance of teeth. Common cosmetic dental treatments include: whitening, bonding, or veneers.
A tooth extraction is the removal of a tooth from the mouth that is non-restorative.
Dental emergencies can often arise with little or no warning.