Dental Specialties

What is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS)?

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dentists specializing in surgery of the mouth, face and jaws. After four years of dental school, surgeons receive four to seven years of hospital-based surgical and medical training, preparing them to do a wide range of procedures including all types of surgery of both the bones and soft tissues of the face, mouth and neck.

What is a Periodontist?



Why is your dentist referring you to a Periodontist?



What is an Endodontist?



What is a Prosthodontist?



What is a Pediatric dentist?



What is an Orthodontist?



So why would you go to the orthodontist?