General Dentistry - Everything You Need to Know About the Procedure

General Dentistry - Everything You Need to Know About the Procedure

Posted by HEALTHY SMILES OF BIRMINGHAM on Sep 30 2021, 11:22 PM

A healthy, aesthetic, and beautiful set of teeth and overall smile can improve various aspects of one's life, including self-confidence, overall health, and state of mind. However, several problems can affect the aesthetics and health of one's teeth, gums, and overall mouth. In order to prevent these dental concerns or identify and treat them at their initial stages, regular dental visits and teeth checkups are important. Here comes the importance of general dentistry and a visit to the general dentist for biannual dental checkups. 

What is General Dentistry?

General dentistry comprises several simple and elaborate dental procedures that are performed to enhance one's oral health and smile aesthetics. It can be considered a preventive and restorative dental treatment option that helps maintain one's oral health and appearance of the teeth.

At Healthy Smiles of Birmingham, our expert general dentists provide comprehensive dental care to our patients and meet the needs of an entire family belonging to different age groups. We attend to all dental conditions of our patients and offer care and treatment connected with the overall maintenance of oral hygiene and tooth health. As a part of general dentistry, we offer preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dental care treatments to help our patients achieve perfect oral health. 

Benefits of General Dentistry. 

  • General Dentists assess the efficiency of your dental hygiene habits, offer advice and recommendations about the same, and help improve the patient's overall oral health.
  • General dentists provide professional, deep teeth cleaning services to eliminate hardened plaque and tartar. 
  • A general dentist carefully inspects your overall mouth to detect dental concerns like cavities, gum disease, etc., using X-rays and other diagnostic methods. 
  • During dental examinations, a general dentist can identify any unusual growth or lesions in the mouth or gums to detect oral cancer and other conditions during the initial stages.
  • A general dentist can restore all dental problems and help enhance the overall oral health of the patients.

Dental Treatments under General Dentistry at Healthy Smiles of Birmingham

  • Preventative treatments.

At Healthy Smiles of Birmingham, we always prioritize preventative measures to prevent any dental emergencies that may cause dental issues like infection and tooth loss. This is done through regular oral dental examinations, which help identify any issues with teeth, gums, and throat. Professional teeth cleanings can help prevent the onset of cavities and gum diseases and eliminate the accumulated tartar and plaque. 

Besides, our general dentists also provide recommendations on maintaining good oral hygiene practices and having a balanced diet.

  • Cosmetic treatments.

At Healthy Smiles of Birmingham, our general dentists perform various cosmetic treatments, including porcelain veneers, dental bonding, teeth whitening, and crowns to improve the aesthetics of the patient's teeth. 

Besides improving aesthetics, cosmetic treatments also prevent dental conditions like bad bites and improve the functionality of the teeth.

  • Restorative treatments.

General dentists perform restorative treatments to repair damaged or defective teeth and restore the teeth functionality. Our restorative dentistry treatments include dental fillings, root canal treatments, and crowns. 

Our expert dentists at Healthy Smiles of Birmingham provide solutions to improve our patients' oral health while transforming their smiles.

Call Healthy Smiles of Birmingham at (205) 991-9535, and schedule your dental consultation.

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