General Dentistry

General Dentistry

General dentistry is all about ensuring the general oral health of patients of various ages. General dentists address a wide range of dental problems. They offer the best possible care for the entire family at affordable costs. 

Choosing a general dentist allows you to benefit from their experience and expanded services that focus on preventing and treating the most common dental problems that could affect you or your family members. General dentistry gives you the advantage of seeing the same dentist for various dental treatments and procedures, allowing you to be more comfortable during your visits. 

What Is General Dentistry?

General dentistry comprises treatments and procedures for the most common dental issues. During a routine visit to your general dentist, you will get a thorough examination, diagnosis, and treatment for all your oral health problems. 

Some oral diseases and abnormalities indicate other health conditions. A general dentist will keep you updated on your health, recommend the right treatment, and share the latest medical advancements. They also refer patients to specialists for further treatment if needed and finally work together to achieve the satisfaction you are looking for to get the best oral health care.

What Does General Dentistry Include?

General dentistry includes evaluating, preventing, diagnosing, and treating oral diseases and disorders of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area, and the associated structures. General dentists treat patients within the scope of their area of expertise. In case a patient requires further treatments, they are referred to specialist doctors.

What Procedures Do General Dentists Perform?

General dentists provide affordable care to restore the health of the teeth and gums and offer long-term support for your overall oral health. Their main priority is providing reasonable care without causing a substantial monetary burden to the patient. Some of the procedures which are undertaken by our general dentist include the following: 

  • Cosmetic procedures like teeth whitening or veneers 
  • Smile makeovers
  • Gum disease treatments
  • Cavity treatments 
  • Instructions on how to improve your at-home oral hygiene habits
  • Regular examinations, including teeth cleanings and X-rays
  • Replacements for missing teeth such as dental implants, bridges, or dentures
  • Tooth restorations like crowns and fillings 
  • Advanced therapies like root canal therapy
  • Orthodontic treatment 
  • Oral cancer screenings 

Thunderbird Dental Studio located in Peoria, AZ offers high-quality dental care and is equipped with modern technologies for state-of-the-art dental treatments. For appointments, call (623) 933-6010 or book online.