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What are the dental procedures?

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Dr. Aaron Smith
Dentistry 23 years experience
There are many . . .: Dental procedures are vast and many. Please ask a more specific question.
Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
Cosmetic Dentistry 15 years experience
To prevent and cure : Dental diseases can be in teeth (cavities, root canals, tooth fractures) or in supporting structures around teeth( gingiva and surrounding bone). Dental procedures aim to prevent and cure dental related diseases.
Dr. Larry Masuoka
Dentistry 39 years experience
What a Dentist does: anything a dental profession does to treat a patient could be considered a "procedure". There are a list of codes and definitions that insurance companies use and are listed by the American Dental Association.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Dental Procedures: Dentists examine, evaluate, and treat any and all conditions, diseases, malrelationships of the teeth, jaws, and hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity. Treatment may be administered by the Dentist, or by a dental specialist. Each examination, evaluation, treatment has a description and a numerical code (procedure). Insurance companies use codes for identification and categorization.

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