There are many areas of specialty within the dental field. While Mirci Dental provides a broad range of services at our office, we may refer you to a trusted specialist if our dentists feel that you will benefit from more focused care. If this is the case, we will work hand-in-hand with your specialist and with you to ensure that you receive the treatment you need to regain a healthy, functional and attractive smile. Below is an overview of the types of dentistry available to you. If you have further questions or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Mirci or Dr. Dan at our dental office in Salt Lake City, Utah, please contact us at 801-486-1155.
Cosmetic Dentistry – The field of dental specialty focused on improving and enhancing the teeth and smile.
Endodontics – The field of dental specialty focusing on the study and treatment of the dental pulp, or the innermost layers of the tooth. The pulp includes the tooth’s living nerves and tissues.
General Dentistry – The field of dental care which is most broad, and which may incorporate the other fields of dentistry as well as preventive care and other treatments. All dentists become general dentists upon completion of dental school, and they may or may not pursue additional training in a field of specialty.
Periodontics – The field of dental specialty which focuses on the study and treatment of the gum tissues that surround and support the teeth. Periodontics may also include the placement of dental implant or related procedures.
Orthodontics – The field of dental specialty focused on diagnosing and treating abnormalities in the alignment of the teeth and jaws.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – The field of dental specialty which focuses on surgical treatment to address oral diseases, injuries, defects and other problems.
Prosthodontics – A field of specialty focused on diagnosing, treatment planing, rehabilitating and maintaining oral function, health, appearance and comfort. Prosthodontics is designed for patients with conditions associated with missing or damaged teeth or oral tissues.
Pediatric Dentistry – The field of dental specialty which focuses on oral healthcare for children, beginning in infancy and continuing through adolescence.
Dentists who pursue a field of specialty complete several years of additional training following dental school in order to become certified in their chosen field of specialty.
For more information and to schedule an appointment with our dentists, contact our office today.