Archive for March 6, 2014
As more and more people begin to understand the role of oral health in our overall physical health, and more and more people take their dental care seriously, it can be helpful to know exactly which kind of dentist to see for certain problems or specific procedures… especially as the lines between general dentistry and aesthetic dentistry begin to blur.
General dentistry deals primarily with the everyday maintenance of your teeth and gums. Dentists in this field perform cleanings and checkups, assessing the health of the mouth and recommending home care tips to augment their care regimen. Aesthetic dentistry theoretically deals primarily with the appearance of your teeth — color, decay, missing teeth, etc.
But not that long ago, many procedures we now know to be essential for good den