Dentists—-Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums, and related oral structures.
Endodontists—-Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting vitality of teeth.
Oral Surgeons—-Perform surgery on mouth and jaws. Execute difficult and multiple extraction of teeth, remove tumors and other abnormal growths.
Orthodontists—-Examine, diagnose, and treat abnormalities of jaw development, position of teeth, and other dental-facial structures and plan and provide treatment.
May be designated according to speciality as: Pedodontists, Periodontists, or Prosthodontists.
Last modified: October 16, 2001