General Dentistry

A General Dentist is usually your first stop to preventative care and maintenance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Popular Treatments for General Dentistry

This is a popular but limited list of treatments for General Dentistry. Some General Dentistry locations may provide more or less treatment options than others.

Dental Implants

Implants can be placed by either a general or specialist dentist. The type of dentist that performs the implant is less important than the training and experience of the dentist.

Aligners (Removable Braces)

Aligners are an alternative option to braces to straighten your teeth and improve your bite.

Composite Fillings

One of the most common treatments when visiting the dentist is a composite filling. It's often used to fill a void after removing tooth decay.

Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure usually used on a small portion of the tooth to improve its appearance. Bonding can improve the appearance of teeth that are chipped, broken, cracked, or stained.

Dental Bone Grafts

A dental bone graft is a procedure that replaces lost bone. The source of the bone may come from another part of your body, a cadaver or from synthetic bone materials.

Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are a fixed non-removable prosthesis which bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth.

Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped dental cap which completely covers and caps the tooth or dental implant.

Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers are a very thin custom made shell that cover the surface of your tooth to improve the visual appearance. They help change the color, shape, size or length of the tooth.


Dentures are removable replacements for partial or all missing teeth. Depending on the design they can be bonded, clasped or screwed into place.

Root Canal Re-Treatment

A root canal re-treatment is when your tooth is reopened to remove the filling and materials from the first root canal treatment. The inside of the root will be cleaned, inspected for fractures and then filled and sealed.

Root Canals

A root canal is when the pulp and nerve in the root of the tooth is removed. The inside of the root will be cleaned and shaped and then filled and sealed.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a process that can make teeth look whiter by removing stains and discoloration. It may be safely done at home or in a dental office for faster results.

Tooth Extraction

A tooth extraction is the removal of teeth from the jaw bone socket.