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General Dentistry

Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, the maxillo-facial area and the adjacent and associated structures, and their impact on the human body. To the layman, dentistry tends to be perceived as being focused primarily on human teeth, though it is not limited strictly to this. Dentistry is widely considered necessary for complete overall health. Doctors who practice dentistry are known as dentists. The dentist's supporting team – which includes dental assistants, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and dental therapists – aids in providing oral health services.

 Dentistry usually encompasses very important practices related to the oral cavity. Oral diseases are major public health problems due to their high incidence and prevalence across the globe with the disadvantaged affected more than other socio-economic groups.

The majority of dental treatments are carried out to prevent or treat the two most common oral diseases which are dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal disease (gum disease or pyorrhea). Common treatments involve the restoration of teeth as a treatment for dental caries (fillings), extraction or surgical removal of teeth which cannot be restored, scaling of teeth to treat periodontal problems and endodontic root canal treatment to treat abscessed teeth.

All dentists in the United States undergo at least two years of undergraduate studies, but most complete a bachelors degree. This schooling is followed by four years of dental school to qualify as a "Doctor of Dental Surgery" (DDS) or "Doctor of Dental Medicine" (DMD). Dentists need to complete additional qualifications or training to carry out more complex treatments such as sedation, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and dental implants.

By nature of their general training they can carry out the majority of dental treatments such as restorative (fillings, crowns, bridges), prosthetic (dentures), endodontic (root canal) therapy, periodontal (gum) therapy, and exodontia (extraction of teeth), as well as performing examinations, radiographs (x-rays) and diagnosis. Dentists can also prescribe medications such as antibiotics, sedatives, and any other drugs used in patient management.

Below are the clinics which provides this service: 

Klinik Pergigian Kota Damansara
Sh. Aminah Dental Clinic
Klinik Pergigian Besar
Klinik Pakar Ortodontik & Pergigian Choo (Klang)
Klinik Pakar Pergigian Ortodontik Fitrah Alkasyaf (Kota Damansara)
Klinik Pergigian Klang
Klinik Ortodontik Rohanah
Wong Orthodontic Dental Clinic
Dr. Lee, Jamal & Partners Dental Surgery and Orthodontic Practice (Subang Jaya, Selangor)
Klinik Pergigian Pakar Orthodontik Sundararaj (Alor Setar)
Klinik Pergigian Besar
Hong Specialist Orthodontic Clinic
Lim Dental Surgery (Johor Bahru)
Jasbir Orthodontic Specialist Centre (Jalan Bendahara, Melaka)
Klinik Pergigian Melaka Tengah
K.L Gan Dental Surgery
Klinik Pakar Pergigian Orthodontik Zaiton
Gleneagles Intan Medical Centre
Klinik Pergigian Salwa & Juraida
Klinik Pergigian Pakar Ristina



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