OMFS- a speciality to treat diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and hard and soft parts of the oral cavity. Surgical intervention forms the crux of this branch.
Oral Medicine – Diagnosis and Radiology
The basic and the first step in a dental clinic, OMDR specialists performs the radiographic procedures, procures the biopsy sample, establishes the diagnosis, designs the treatment plan and keeps the diseases in check via medicines.
Orthodontics deals with correcting the haphazard teeth arrangement and/ or ill-placed jaws by getting them in an ideal position via application of forces from the adjoining bones. The ultimate goal of an ideal teeth and jaw
arrangement is the “perfect bite”.
Paediatric Dentists specifically treat the population below 14 years of age. Care of milk teeth and growing bones and tissues requires special care and treatment. Paediatric Dentistry also encompasses Preventive Dentistry wherein
common diseases are prevented by indulging in different treatment modalities.
Gum Specialists is an understatement since Periodontists deal with everything that neighbours around the tooth. The gums and the bones housing the teeth are majorly taken care of. Simple oral hygiene is a target first in line
that periodontists take care of.
Prosthodontists keep an aim of replacing the lost structure- teeth and the jaws- also the structures adjacent to the mouth. They have procedures, tools and methods to custom create anything and everything.
By cleaning and filling in the cavities, Dentists try to preserve the natural tooth structure and function. Options ranging from Gold to silver to tooth-coloured materials are available.
Endodontics quite literally goes inside the tooth and treats it from the root upwards. Normalcy is achieved once the “root cause” of the disease is diagnosed and treated.