The general practitioner evaluates and plans all the dental treatment necessary for the patient. After planning out what the patient needs to do, the same is sent to the specialists that need to be seen such as an orthodontist, periodontist, implantologist, endodontist among others.
It assesses the patient’s problems as a whole and not just the main complaint.
Dental treatment is very important to maintain oral health and prevent diseases.
Dental problems can also affect other areas of the body if microorganisms reach the bloodstream, and it can affect the heart (bacterial endocarditis), which can lead to stroke and can cause premature births in pregnant women.