General dentists in the Sherman Oaks area are trained in a wide variety of dental procedures. However, sometimes, your Sherman Oaks general dentist will refer you to a local Sherman Oaks specialist, or include a specialist as part of your treatment team.
Following are some of the most common dental specialties found in the Sherman Oaks area:
Endodontists in Sherman Oaks specialize in root canal therapy and other procedures involving the root and surrounding parts of the tooth.
Periodontists practicing in the Sherman Oaks area treat the conditions affecting gum tissue and the bone surrounding the teeth. If you have gingivitis or more advanced periodontal disease, you may be referred to a periodontist in Sherman Oaks.
Repairing damaged teeth and replacing lost teeth for Sherman Oaks patients is called ‘restorative dentistry’. Prosthodontists have advanced training in procedures involving crowns, dental implants, bridges, veneers, inlays, and partial or complete dentures.
Infants, young children and teenagers in the Sherman Oaks area have different dental needs than adults. Pediatric Dentists undergo additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of dental diseases affecting the youngest population in Sherman Oaks.
Oral Surgeons serving the Sherman Oaks area perform surgical procedures involving the teeth, mouth and jaw. These include dental implants, surgery to repair damage due to injury, tumor surgery, and cleft lip and palate reconstruction.
If you are interested in learning more about these specialties, or have a concern regarding your oral health, please visit us at Sherman Oaks Dental – Michael Bjornbak, DDS. You will find us at 4849 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 101 in Sherman Oaks California 91403. Please give us a call at 818-465-9704.
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