Dental is a vast field of medicine with several specialties to treat the different ailments in the mouth, including teeth, gums, periodontal tissue, jaw (lower and upper), and joints.
A dentist/odontologist can assess, determine conditions, treat, and conduct periodic check-ups to prevent disease. Dentists must have medical knowledge regarding diseases of the surrounding regions such as the neck and face. In some cases, they know that an untreated dental condition can cause a risk of life in the patient, for example, septicemia.
The most common diseases that occur in dentistry are:
Specialties in odontology include:
To learn more about the services we provide at Costamed, visit our "Costadental" section in services.
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