General dentists in the Charlotte area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Charlotte dentist will refer you to a local Myers Park specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Charlotte area:
Endodontists in Charlotte specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Charlotte 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 Charlotte.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte.
Oral Surgeons serving the Charlotte 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 Christopher A. Bowman, DDS, PA. You will find us at 1618 E. Morehead St. Suite B in Charlotte North Carolina 28207. Please give us a call at 704-337-8070 .
-Christopher Bowman, DDS