¿Qué es un especialista dental??
Su dentista general puede derivarlo a nuestro consultorio porque cree que se necesita un especialista dental para tratar sus problemas de salud bucal o dental.. While your dentist can successfully treat many dental health issues, algunos requieren la experiencia específica de un especialista dental.
A dental specialist is a dentist who has additional post-graduate training in a particular specialty. This additional training is intensive and can last up to four years. During this training, dentists immerse themselves in learning more complex techniques and focusing on their skills and experience in a particular area. After completion of academic work y, residency, dental specialists practice within their specialty, focusing on patients with complex oral health problems within their specialization. This ensures the doctor performs these services regularly and frequently with exceptional experience and skill for more complex cases.
The American Dental Association currently recognizes twelve dental specialties:
- Dental Anesthesiology
- Pediatric Dentists
- Public Health Dentistry
- Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
- Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
- Oral & Cirugía Maxilofacial
- Oral Medicine
- Orofacial Pain
When to See a Dental Specialist
Although a general dentist can perform most types of dental work, including simple tooth extraction, there may be times when it is best to see a dental specialist, such as an oral surgeon. Although a dentist occasionally performs surgical tooth extractions, it is not their primary focus. Por otra parte, cirujano orals routinely perform tooth extractions and oral surgery, making them more familiar with the procedures and the latest advancements in treatment. That experience aids the oral surgeon treating you with precision and expertise your general dentist can’t offer.
If your general dentist has referred you to our office, they are confident we can offer you superior care. You can also consult a dental specialist directly if you are more comfortable undergoing oral surgery or other specialty procedures. Reasons for sending a patient to a dental specialist may include the complexity of treatment, complicating health issues, or lack of the dentist’s familiarity with the latest treatment options.
L-PRP y L-PRF en Cirugía Oral & Implantes Dentales
Dr.. Valiente and his surgical care team are proud to offer their patients exceptional care within the oral surgery specialty, including dental implants and wisdom teeth removal. In addition to being a licensed dentist, Dr.. Valiente has completed rigorous training in oral surgery, dental implant placement, and oral pathology. His expertise in these specialized areas has earned him the titles of Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Cirugía Maxilofacial. He continues to pursue additional training to provide every patient with the finest care.
Dr.. Valiente welcomes you to make an appointment to meet with him and discuss your specialized dental care and oral surgery needs by calling our office at 813-and 968-5400.