Have you ever wondered why dental surgery is a totally separate arm of medical science? In fact, if not measured in size, your oral health is as important as your overall health! Oral health complications can add up to make a long list and therefore, the types of surgical interventions related to them are many in number too. In this article we would take a glance of the different kinds of dental surgeries, their needs and purposes.
Being a vast field in itself, dental surgeries are better segregated by classifying them under two broad categories: Endodontic and Prosthodontic. The former concerns the inner part of the tooth whereas the latter, concerns the overall tooth itself. The nature and scope of the different types of surgeries will let you have an idea of two broad categories.
1. Endodontic Surgery :
Root Canal Treatment : The most common endodontic surgery is that of a root canal. It is done especially when you have a rotten tooth with infected pulp and root inside it. The procedure basically involves accessing the infected pulp in order to pull it out and replacing the empty space with a filling material. Root canal treatment is mainly of three types:
2. Prosthodontics Surgery :
Prosthodontics today, quite popularly include a range of treatments that work to better the visual appearances of your teeth. The various procedures include:
A knowledge of the different variants of oral surgeries would indeed help you during your decision making phase, while you are in need of any such treatments. However, this post has specifically dental with dental surgeries, which only constitutes a major part of your oral health. A set of healthy and beautiful teeth in fact, speaks volumes about a good oral health.