General dentists in the Alexandria area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Alexandria general dentist will refer you to a local Alexandria specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Alexandria area:
Endodontists in Alexandria specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Alexandria area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gingivitis or more advanced periodontal disease, you may be referred to a periodontist in Alexandria.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Alexandria patients is called ‘restorative dentistry’. Prosthodontists have advanced training in procedures involving crowns, dental implants, bridges, veneers, inlays, and partial or complete dentures.
Infants, young children and teenagers in the Alexandria area have different dental needs than adults. Pediatric Dentists undergo additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases affecting the youngest population in Alexandria.
Oral Surgeons serving the Alexandria area perform surgical procedures involving the teeth, mouth and jaw. These include dental implants, surgery to repair damage due to injury, tumor surgery, and cleft lip and palate reconstruction.
If you are interested in learning more about these specialties, or have a concern regarding your oral health, please visit us at Center for Dental Anesthesia. You will find us at 5284 Dawes Ave in Alexandria Virginia 22311. Please give us a call at 703-379-6400. We offer cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, Invisalign clear braces, and snoring and sleep apnea treatment.
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