An endodontist provides treatment of dental nerve tissue. When this tissue (which contains blood vessels, nerves and various types of cells ) becomes damaged or diseased endodontic procedures including root canals and various surgical procedures may be required.
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are involved in the diagnosis and treatment (surgical and non-surgical ) of disorders, diseases, injuries and defects, involving the oral and maxillofacial regions (mouth, jaws, face, skull) and related structures.
Pediatric dentists are dental specialists who treat infants, children, adolescents and special-needs patients. The pediatric dentist offers children an early and positive start for a lifetime of good dental health.
Prosthodontics involves the restoration of the natural teeth and/or the replacement of missing teeth and adjacent oral and maxillofacial tissues with artificial substitutes (such as complete dentures, crowns etc.).