General dentists can provide a full range of services for the
Endodontists specialize in diseases of the tooth pulp, performing
such services as root canals.
Oral surgeons remove impacted teeth and repair fractures
of the jaw and other damage to the bone structure around the mouth.
Orthodontists correct misaligned teeth and jaws, usually
by applying braces.
Pediatric dentists generally limit their practices
to children and teenagers.
Periodontists treat diseases of the gums.
Prosthodontists generally specialize
in replacing missing natural teeth with bridges and dentures.