General dentists in the Maple Grove area are trained in a wide variety of cosmetic dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Maple Grove general dentist will refer you to a local Minneapolis specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Minneapolis area:
Endodontists in Maple Grove specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Maple Grove area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gingivitis or more advanced periodontal disease( gum disease ), you may be referred to a periodontist in Maple Grove.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Maple Grove patients is called ‘restorative dentistry’. Prosthodontists have advanced training in procedures involving crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, and partial or complete dentures.
Infants, young children and teenagers in the Maple Grove area have different dental needs than adults. Pediatric Dentists undergo additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases affecting the youngest population in Maple Grove.
Oral Surgeons serving the Maple Grove area perform surgical procedures involving the teeth, mouth and jaw. These include, surgery to repair damage due to injury, tumor surgery, and cleft lip and palate reconstruction.
If you are interested in learning more about these specialties, or have a concern regarding your oral health, please visit us at Arbor Lakes Dental. You will find us at 12000 Elm Creek Blvd, Ste 230 in Maple Grove Minnesota 55369. Please give us a call at (763)494-4443.
-Jamie Sledd, DDS