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Crawfordsville Hometown Dental

What Is A Dentist?

A dentist is a specialist trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent oral health problems. Drs. Clark and Knuth have completed many years of medical schooling to practice dentistry. In dental school, a dentist can choose to receive either a:     


DDS = Doctor of Dental Surgery 

DMD = Doctor of Dental Medicine 


Some doctors decide to continue their studies in other specializations, such as:


  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery 
  • Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
  • Endodontics (root canals)
  • Pediatric Dentistry 
  • Periodontics 
  • Prosthodontics (dental implants) 
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