What’s the Deal With Dental Specialists?

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

A dental specialist refers to services and procedures that require special attention and certain skills and techniques that must be acquired from specific jobs. When you get braces, fix an overbite, get jaw reconstructive surgery, or even restore your receding gum line, you are visiting a specialist. Sometimes, however, it is hard to determine whether or not you need a specialist or just a regular family doctor. Watch the video below to better understand when a specialist is needed, and whether you need a specialist for your circumstance or not.

Some people are intimidated by the dentist, which can come from fear and misunderstanding concepts involved in dental procedures. Others just associate spending a lot of money with a visit to the dentist office. This may be because of complicated procedures ensuring time commitments and insurance plans that, without them, can put someone in the hole for quite some time. Simply saying words such as surgery or root canal can send a person shaking in their boots, especially when there is sedation and pain involved. Oral procedures are a sensitive topic that should be looked upon with careful consideration and lots of research.

You should know that there is great care and the right dentists out there ready to give you just that for whatever procedure you wish to receive. It is okay to need to go to a specialist in order to ensure you get the best care. An average, normal dentist just doesn’t always make the cut. Don’t be afraid to ask if you need special attention for your dental needs. Find out what options are available, find out costs, coverage, and explore these options with great care. Hopefully the video has provided you with tops and clues concerning specialists and how to decide whether or not you should visit one or just your local family dentist.

All the best,
Dr. Segal and Dr. Rosenstein

“Take the Time To Make Your Teeth Shine!”

Dr. Segal and Dr. Rosenstein are leading dentists in the Aventura area. Call their dental office at (305) 933-9911 to schedule your appointment.