The branch of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of injuries and diseases of the dental pulp, tooth root, and surrounding tissues.
This branch of dentistry deals with the replacement of missing teeth by bridges, removable dentures, or implants. It also provides aesthetic teeth restoration in different forms such as crowns, veneers, and bleaching.
This branch of dentistry specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and correction of teeth irregularities and teeth spaces, as by the use of braces.
The branch of dentistry concerned with diseases of the gums and other structures surrounding and supporting the teeth. It also deals with dental implant placement and cosmetic gum surgery that performed to enhance the appearance of the gums.
The branch of dentistry concerned with oral health prevention and promotion of infants and children from birth to adolescence. It is also known as Pedodontics.
Special Needs Dentistry:
The branch of dentistry concerned with the oral health of people who have intellectual disability, or who are affected by other medical, physical, or psychiatric issues. This can include people with autism, Alzheimer’s disease, Down syndrome, spinal cord injuries and countless other conditions or injuries that can make standard dental procedures more difficult. It is also known as special care dentistry.
The branch of dentistry deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries and oral conditions requiring surgical intervention. The most common procedures an oral surgeon performed are tooth extraction, surgical placement of dental implant and surgical removal of oral cysts or tumors.
The branch of dentistry concerned with the identification, diagnosis and management of diseases affecting oral and maxillofacial regions. It is also known as a science that investigates the causes, processes and effects of oral diseases. An oral medicine clinician deals with people who have salivary gland dysfunction such as dry mouth; viral, bacterial and fungal infections of the oral cavity; burning mouth disorders; and oral cancer complications.
The branch of dentistry deals with the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of complex, chronic head, neck, ears, jaw, masticatory and facial pain disorders.
Public Health Dentistry:
The branch of dentistry concerned with the preventing and controlling of dental diseases as well as promoting oral health through organized community efforts. It is that form of dental practice which serves the community as a patient rather than the individual. It promote oral health: by assessing the oral health needs of the community, developing and implementing oral health policy, and providing programs that address oral health issues. It is also known as Community Dentistry.