Dentists affiliated with Greenwich Hospital see patients in their offices. They evaluate, diagnose, prevent and treat diseases, disorders and conditions of the teeth, mouth and jaw.
Endodontists have special training in areas affecting the pulp and root of a tooth. Root canal is a procedure often performed by endodontists.
Dentists typically perform routine dental care and may refer a patient to an dental specialist or oral and maxillofacial surgeon if further diagnosis or treatment is required.
Orthodontists specialize in the prevention and correction of irregularities of the teeth, bite, and jaws. Orthodontists also have specialized training in facial abnormalities and disorders of the jaw.
Pediatric Dentists (pediadontists).
Pediadontists provide routine dental care for children, adolescents and young adults. They may also work in a surgical setting in order to administer anesthesia to children, adolescents or young adults with special needs for extensive dental restoration.
Periodontists specialize in the prevention and treatment of gum-related diseases, guided bone regeneration, and dental implants.
Prosthodontists have undergone additional training and certification in the restoration and replacement of broken teeth with crowns, bridges, or removable prosthetics (dentures). Prosthodontists also have specialized training in post oral cancer reconstruction, traumatic injuries of the mouth and snoring and sleeping disorders.