General Dentistry

Family Dentistry Plymouth MN What is ‘ General Dentistry ‘? Here are a couple definitions, found from around the web:

The World Health Organization defines General Dentistry as “the science and art of preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries and malformations of the teeth, jaws and mouth”.

According to Wikipedia :

A dentist is a healthcare professional qualified to practice dentistry after graduating with a degree of either Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Bachelor of Dentistry (BDent), Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc), or Bachelor of Dental Surgery/Chirurgiae (BDS) or (BChD) or equivalent.

In most western countries, to become a qualified  general and family dentist, one must usually complete at least 4 years of postgraduate study. Generally, 2 years of clinical experience working with patients in an educational setting are required.

If you have a need for general or cosmetic dentistry in the Plymouth MN area, please give our practice a call. We are Arbor Lakes Dental, and our dentistry office is located at:

12000 Elm Creek Blvd, Ste 230
Maple Grove, Minnesota 55369

We practice cosmetic and general dentistry for the Plymouth MN area. These services include dental implants, teeth whitening, porcelain veneers and gum disease treatment.

Give us a call at (763)494-4443 to schedule a general dentistry appointment, or to ask questions about general dentistry.

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