What is General Dentistry?
“General Dentistry” focuses on looking after you and your family’s oral health by providing regular, thorough dental examinations and hygiene care in order to treat problems early. Prevention is always better than cure, so a general dentist will also provide preventive advice and treatment to try to stop problems occurring in the first place.
The types of treatment offered by a general dentist are widespread, and range from simple fillings to complex treatment plans for complete oral rehabilitation. Cosmetic problems are also managed by a general dentist who may offer options such as tooth whitening and enamel microabrasion, or more involved procedures like complex bonded porcelain restorations.
General dentists practice in all areas of dentistry, and also diagnose and discuss more complex problems with you which may require a referral onto a Specialist Dentist to manage when we feel it will give the best outcome for you.