General dentists in the Provo area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Provo general dentist will refer you to a local Orem specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Orem and Provo area:
Endodontists in Provo specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Provo area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gingivitis or more advanced periodontal disease, you may be referred to a periodontist in Provo.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Provo patients is called ‘restorative dentistry’. Prosthodontists have advanced training in procedures involving dental crowns, dental implants, bridges, porcelain veneers, inlays, and partial or complete dentures.
Infants, young children and teenagers in the Provo area have different dental needs than adults. Pediatric Dentists practicing family dentistry undergo additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases affecting the youngest population in Provo.
Oral Surgeons serving the Provo 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 Hammond Aesthetic & General Dentistry. You will find us at 3575 North 100 East, Suite 200 in Provo Utah 84604. Please give us a call at 801-374-0070.
-Dr. Chris Hammond, DMD