Careers in Dentistry

Dentistry is a branch of health science dealing with the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of disorders related with oral cavity and maxillofacial area. A dentist’s treatment usually includes surgery on teeth to remove cavities, examine x rays, place protective plastic sealants on children’s teeth, straighten teeth, and repair fractured teeth. Decayed teeth can be filled with dental amalgam, dental composite, dental porcelain and precious or non-precious metals. The oral diseases are sometimes precursors and indications of systemic, neural, or other diseases. Dentists also provide guidelines for maintaining proper hygiene of…

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