About Dr B Doherty Dental Practice
With 30+ years of professional experience and the rare triple qualifications of Dentist, specialist Oral Surgeon and Medical GP, Dr. Doherty is uniquely positioned to offer a holistic perspective on your health, appearance and well-being from his North London surgery. Dr Doherty and his team will ensure that the highest quality of care is provided to you.
General Dental Practice, specialist in Oral Surgery, experienced in Dental Implants, sedation offered to nervous patients, all aspects of cosmetic dentistry and emergency treatment daytime evening and weekends by appointment.
General dentists are the primary dental care providers for patients of all ages. They can treat you and your entire family and care for your overall oral health. This is crucial to your total health. Your general dentist takes responsibility for the diagnosis, treatment and overall coordination of services to meet your oral health needs. If you need a specialized dental procedure performed, your general dentist may work with other dentists to make sure you get the care you need.
If you have a concern about your child’s teeth, gums or mouth, your first step should be to see your dentist. If you are still worried, you can ask your dentist to make a specialist referral to hospital to see a paediatric consultant. Rarely a dental abnormality can be the first sign of an illness or rare condition.
There’s a newer dental X-ray technique that your dentist already may be using or may soon be using. It’s called digital imaging. Instead of developing X-ray film in a dark room, the X-rays are sent directly to a computer and can be viewed on screen, stored, or printed out. There are several benefits of using this new technology:.
Although permanent teeth can last a lifetime, teeth that have become damaged or decayed may need to be removed or extracted.
Other reasons include:
– A crowded mouth
– Risk of infection
– Gum disease