Dentistry, also known as dental medicine and oral medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area. Although primarily associated with teeth among the general public, the field of dentistry or dental medicine is not limited to teeth but includes other aspects of the craniofacial complex including the temporomandibular joint and other supporting, muscular, lymphatic, nervous, vascular, and anatomical structures.
Our affiliate dental providers specialize in traumatic dental injury management which helps to preserve the vitality of teeth that may be salvaged after a traumatic event. Using advanced skills, techniques and technologies that can often save injured teeth. most providers offer tremendous flexibility in accommodating emergency cases, including weekends in some instances. You’ll have relief from pain and likely save teeth by finding the right provider as soon as possible.