A dentist is a healthcare professional who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of oral health problems.
- They are trained to care for the teeth, gums, and mouth, and are responsible for maintaining the overall health of the oral cavity.
- Dentists are trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of dental conditions, including cavities, gum disease, and oral infections.
- They also perform procedures such as teeth cleaning, fillings, extractions, and root canals.
- Dentists also make recommendations for orthodontic treatment, such as braces, as well as prosthodontic treatment, such as dentures.