General dentists in the White Plains area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your White Plains general dentist will refer you to a local NYC specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the NYC area:
Endodontists in White Plains specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the White Plains 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 White Plains.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for White Plains patients is called ‘restorative dentistry’. Prosthodontists have advanced training in procedures involving crowns, dental implants, bridges, veneers, inlays, and partial or complete dentures.
Infants, young children and teenagers in the White Plains area have different dental needs than adults. Pediatric Dentists undergo additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases affecting the youngest population in White Plains.
Oral Surgeons serving the White Plains 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 The Dental Design Center. You will find us at 280 Dobbs Ferry Road in White Plains New York 10607. Please give us a call at 914-574-2558.
-Ira Handschuh, DDS