Just like your family doctor, your dentist may work with dental specialists to provide you with the best care possible.Learn more »
Prevent problems early. Your child's first dental visit should occur by age one or within six months of when you see the first tooth.Learn more »
Dental care during pregnancy is not only safe, regular dental visits support your health and your baby's.Learn more »
Most dental disease is preventable—starting with these five steps to take at home.Learn more »
Clenching or grinding your teeth (often at night) may be the reason and can also cause damage to your teeth and jaw.Learn more »
Your dentist may recommend a number of treatment options to replace missing teeth, such as a denture.Learn more »
Oral medicine specialists diagnose and treat conditions of the mouth and jaws; these include, but are not limited to, oral mucosal diseases, neuromuscular dysfunction, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain, and orofacial pain disorders. People with complex medical conditions often require oral medicine specialists to manage their dental care.
Oral pathologists perform laboratory procedures on oral and maxillofacial tissues to establish a histopathological diagnosis. Oral pathologists are central to diagnosing both hard and soft tissue samples biopsied by dentists, surgeons or physicians.
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