The word ‘dentist’ is one of the most recognizable terms used to describe a dentist.
But what does it mean to be ‘a’ ‘dental specialist’?
How do you know if a dental professional has been a ‘dietician’ for more than two years?
Dental care isn’t just about cleaning your teeth.
It’s about supporting your oral health and helping your body recover.
There are more than 300 different types of dentistry, including dentists who provide dental implants, orthodontics, oral medicine, oral surgery, and dentures.
Dentists have a range of expertise from caring for your teeth to treating diseases, such as cavities and gum disease.
Most of us have heard of dental fluorosis, which is a condition where the surface of your teeth has turned yellow.
It can happen in any age group, but is most common in children.
The condition is caused by an excess of fluoride in your water, your dental fillings, and the food you eat.
If you have dental fluorosclerosis, your teeth may become yellow, especially on your upper and lower jaws.
Other symptoms include: teeth that are unevenly shaped