For your regular check-ups, cleanings, and cavity fillings, a visit to your regular family or general dentist is sufficient. But if you have a specific dental problem that is bothering you, you may need to see a dental specialist.
However, it can be confusing to sort out all of the different specialties. What does a periodontist do? How about an endodontist? And since both cosmetic dentists and orthodontists handle braces, which one should you go to if your teeth are crooked?
I started this blog to help people learn about the different dental specialties, and how they can help you with your tooth problems. Want to know how gingivitis is treated, what to expect during a root canal, and which specialty dentist handles those problems? Keep reading to find out!