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General Dentistry

  • November 30, 2012

General Dentistry in Birmingham MI What is ‘general dentistry‘? Here are a couple definitions, found from around the web:

The World Health Organization defines general dentistry as “the science and art of preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries and malformations of the teeth, jaws and mouth”.

According to Wikipedia :

A dentist is a healthcare professional qualified to practice dentistry after graduating with a degree of either Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Bachelor of Dentistry (BDent), Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc), or Bachelor of Dental Surgery/Chirurgiae (BDS) or (BChD) or equivalent.

In most western countries, to become a qualified dentist one must usually complete at least 4 years of postgraduate study. Generally, 2 years of clinical experience working with patients in an educational setting are required.

If you have a need for general dentistry in the Birmingham MI area, please give our practice a call. We are Duffield Dentistry, and our general and cosmetic dentistry office is located at:

2009 Crooks Rd
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

We practice general dentistry in the city of Birmingham MI. We provide general dentistry services to the greater Birmingham, MI area, which includes general dentistry services for anyone in the surrounding communities.

Give us a call at (248) 541-1388 to schedule a general dentistry appointment with family dentist Dr. Larry Duffield, or to ask questions about general dentistry.

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