General Dentistry

General dentists are the main dental care providers to people of all ages. They provide routine checkups, examinations, and cleanings. Their services are geared toward cleaning, restoration, and disease prevention. 

General dentists offer a wide range of treatments and procedures. They also treat patients of all ages. General dentists offer preventive and restorative services, such as: 

  • X-rays
  • Teeth cleanings
  • Cavity fillings
  • Sealants 

Many general dentists use a combination of specialized care, including oral surgery, restorative services, and basic dental care treatments. Common general dentistry treatments include:

When Should You See A General Dentist?

You should see a general dentist at least twice a year or every six months. The time between these appointments is just long enough to see any significant changes or if something needs to be restored. 

You should also see a general dentist for a cleaning and an examination every 6 months.