Dental specialists are dentists who are specialised in one of the disciplines of dentistry.
Dentistry involves such disciplines as oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and clinical dentistry, for instance.
Dental specialists specialised in oral and maxillofacial surgery
Common procedures performed by dental specialists specialised in oral and maxillofacial surgery include:
- tooth extraction
- cyst removal
- replacement of missing teeth
- treatment of developmental disturbances in the jaw and
Dental specialists specialised in orthodontics
Dental specialists specialised in orthodontics perform orthodontic treatments, which are aimed to correct:
- curved teeth
- dental crowding and
- other problems in occlusion.
Specialists specialised in clinical dentistry
Specialists specialised in clinical dentistry offer, for example, the following services:
- dental care for children
- occlusal physiology
- root canal treatment
- periodontology aimed to treat disorders of the supporting structures of teeth.
Specialists specialised in dental diagnostics
The disciplines of specialists specialised in dental diagnostics include, for example:
- oral radiology and
- oral pathology.
How to seek the services of a dental specialist?
You can book an appointment with a dental specialist. The services of a dental specialist are a good option if you already know you need orthodontic treatment or if you have missing teeth. General dentists can refer customers to a dental specialist, if necessary.
Book an appointment with a dentist from Mehiläinen’s appointment booking service or by calling our customer service on 010 273 8000. (0,0835 €/call + 0,1669 €/min)
Learn more about Mehiläinen’s dental specialists.