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Pinellas County Dental Directory

The Pinellas County Dental Association was founded in 1921 and is under the prestigious national umbrella of the American Dental Association (ADA) to serve the needs, interests, and aspirations of dental professionals across Pinellas County.  

You can have confidence by choosing a dentist from The Pinellas County Dental Association.  Please select a dentist by type or by city.

 

 

 

 

 
   

Types of Dentists

 

General Dentists

The general dentist is trained to provide comprehensive care from dental examinations to dental surgery. While most dental procedures can be provided by the general dentist, a patient may be referred to a specialist if the general dentist feels special expertise is necessary.

Specialists

Endodontist
Endodontist care for the inner portion of the teeth. They perform root canals and treat diseases of the pulp and nerves inside the tooth.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons treat injuries and defects of the mouth and jaw; they also often perform complex tooth extractions.

Oral Pathologist
Oral pathologists examine, identify, diagnose and treat diseases of the mouth.

Orthodontist
Orthodontists design and apply corrective and supportive appliances (braces) to realign crooked teeth.

Pediatric Dentist  (Pedodontist)
Pediatric dentists care for infants, children, adolescents and special patients having psychological, physical or emotional problems. These practitioners are skilled at handling the first visits to the dentist.

Periodontist
Periodontists treat diseases of the soft tissues (gums) and bone that surround and support the teeth.

Prosthodontist
Prosthodontists design, construct and fit replacement teeth, such as implants, bridgework and dentures.

 

 

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