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What do orthodontics, endodontics and periodontics dentist do?

15 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vikram Likhari
Dentistry - Periodontics
7 doctors agree

In brief: -

Orthodontists correct malpositioned teeth.
Endodontists treat infections and issues that arise within a tooth and periodontists treat infections and issues related to the supporting structure of our teeth.

In brief: -

Orthodontists correct malpositioned teeth.
Endodontists treat infections and issues that arise within a tooth and periodontists treat infections and issues related to the supporting structure of our teeth.
Dr. Vikram Likhari
Dr. Vikram Likhari
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Dr. Stuart Hoffman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Very Different

Endodontists are dental specialists who concentrate of the treatment of the dental pulp and associated pathology.
Periodontists deal with the supportive structures of the dentition (bone, gum tissue) and their pathology. Orthodontists deal with malocclusions of teeth, jaw relationships, and their coordination and corrections.

In brief: Very Different

Endodontists are dental specialists who concentrate of the treatment of the dental pulp and associated pathology.
Periodontists deal with the supportive structures of the dentition (bone, gum tissue) and their pathology. Orthodontists deal with malocclusions of teeth, jaw relationships, and their coordination and corrections.
Dr. Stuart Hoffman
Dr. Stuart Hoffman
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Specified care

Orthodontists provide dento-facial growth &a development supervision, treating malrelationships of the teeth &/or jaws.
Endodontists are pain management specialists, and treat infections of the pulp, the living tissues within the root canals of the teeth. Periodontists treat the supporting tissues of the teeth, the gums and bone. 2-3 years of full time specialty residency required .

In brief: Specified care

Orthodontists provide dento-facial growth &a development supervision, treating malrelationships of the teeth &/or jaws.
Endodontists are pain management specialists, and treat infections of the pulp, the living tissues within the root canals of the teeth. Periodontists treat the supporting tissues of the teeth, the gums and bone. 2-3 years of full time specialty residency required .
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Dr. S. jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: In short

Braces root canals gum and bone care.

In brief: In short

Braces root canals gum and bone care.
Dr. S. jay Bowman
Dr. S. jay Bowman
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Dr. David Griffin
Dentistry - Orthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Dental Specialties

Endodontics: "root canal" treatment of 'abscessed' or non-vital teeth.
Periodontics: therapy/treatment of "gum diseases" like gum recession and bone loss. Orthodontics: treatment of mal-aligned teeth and jaws.

In brief: Dental Specialties

Endodontics: "root canal" treatment of 'abscessed' or non-vital teeth.
Periodontics: therapy/treatment of "gum diseases" like gum recession and bone loss. Orthodontics: treatment of mal-aligned teeth and jaws.
Dr. David Griffin
Dr. David Griffin
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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree

In brief: 3 different areas

To keep it very simplified: orthodontists "straighten teeth" endodontists do root canals periodontists treat the supporting structures of the teeth (gum and bone).

In brief: 3 different areas

To keep it very simplified: orthodontists "straighten teeth" endodontists do root canals periodontists treat the supporting structures of the teeth (gum and bone).
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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