An endodontist is a dentist who specializes in saving teeth through endodontic procedures, such as root canal treatment. Dr. Taito, our Board Eligible Endodontist, is an expert in performing root canal treatment, and diagnosing and treating tooth pain. Endodontists have extensive training in these areas, including two additional years of education beyond dental school.
Endodontic treatment is critical to maintaining your oral and overall health. Often, the only alternative to endodontic treatment is tooth extraction. Missing teeth can affect your ability to bite and chew, cause other teeth to shift, and have a negative impact on your overall health. Click here to learn more.
A general dentist typically refers a patient to a periodontist for problematic periodontal cases such as gum disease, or in situations where a patient has a complex medical history.
A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Dr. Anbari, our Board Certified Periodontist, is also an expert in treating oral inflammation and placing and maintaining dental implants. Periodontists have extensive training in these areas, including three additional years of education beyond dental school.
Dr. Anbari offers a wide range of treatments, such as scaling and root planning, to restore the infected surface of the root of the tooth, as well as root surface debridement to remove damaged gum tissue. Dr. Anbari can also address severe gum issues with oral surgery.
Periodontal treatment is critical to maintaining your oral and overall health. Periodontal (gum) disease is a leading cause of tooth loss and is associated with other chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. Click here to learn more.