Dentist in Whittier CA – Oral Health

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If you want excellent care from our Whittier dentists, call our friendly dental staff today and make an appointment. Top quality teeth and gums care is absolutely important for your overall oral health as well as your social life. Our professional dental staff truly cares about you and all your families’ needs. We always do our best to give your family the best quality care they deserve. Our dental clinic and our staff of wonderful family dentists have countless happy patients who come back year after year for their check up, cleaning, and other services they may need. We offer most services your family may need from general dentistry, professional teeth cleaning, dental implants, orthodontic braces, cosmetic dentistry, and much more. Its important to choose the right one.

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Come and meet our staff and get your checkup and professional cleaning. We truly

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Dentist: Closure of practices impacts patients’ oral health

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JOHNSTON, R.I. (WPRI) ─ A Johnston dentist believes dentistry is an essential business, but argues that it hasn’t been treated as such throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Rupesh Udeshi, dentist and co-owner of Dental Associates of Rhode Island, said the months his practice was closed had a big impact on the health of many of his patients.

“We’ve had a great backlog and problems that were minor, that have become major. The patient may have just had a cavity or needed a filling, but we haven’t seen them and it’s now more severe and it’s a root canal, and some people who maybe needed a root canal ─ now they need to have the tooth out,” he said.

The World Health Organization recently recommended delaying routine dental care because of the pandemic. But the American Dental Association says they “respectfully yet strongly disagrees.”

“Oral health is integral to overall health. Dentistry

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Dentists, Orthodontists, and Other Oral Health Care Providers

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Many different types of oral health care providers could become involved in the care of your teeth, gums, and mouth. A brief description of these various health care providers is as follows:


General Dentist

A general dentist is your primary care dental provider. This dentist diagnoses, treats, and manages your overall oral health care needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings, crowns, veneers, bridges, and preventive education.

All practicing general dentists have earned either a DDS or DMD degree (doctor of dental surgery or doctor of dental medicine, respectively). There is no difference between the two degrees or the curriculum requirements that dentists must meet. Some schools simply award the one degree, while others award the other.

Generally, three or more years of undergraduate education plus four years of dental school is required to become a general dentist. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a

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