Can a New York (NY) Dentist help?
Dentists in New York (NY) diagnose and treat problems with teeth, gums and tissues in the mouth.
Dentists perform dental surgery on gums and supporting bones to treat gum disease. They remove tooth decay, fill cavities, place protective sealants on children's teeth, straighten teeth, repair fractured teeth and provide dental care. New York (NY) Dentists extract teeth and make models and measurements for dentures to replace missing teeth.
How are Dentists licensed?
Licensed Dentists in New York (NY) have generally completed 3 or more years of undergraduate education plus 4 years of dental school and have passed the National Board Dental Exams. State licensing boards then require professionals to pass state licensing exams in order to practice in general dentistry. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a New York (NY) dental specialist, such as an orthodontist, periodontist or oral and maxillofacial surgeon. (Source: American Dental Association).
How to use my dental insurance?
Most New York (NY) Dentists and dental groups accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. There are only a few medicare dentists and medicaid dentists serving the New York (NY) market. Follow these links to see if there is one nearby. There's no such thing as a cheap dentist and the best dentist is the one who gives you the best care.