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Find a dentist in Houston, TX to help improve your teeth and smile, or cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, and orthodontics.

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  • Roberto Velasco, D.D.S.
    1570 Points

    2425 West Loop South
    Suite 333
    Houston, TX 77027
  • James Watson, D.D.S.
    1380 Points

    11111 Jones Road
    Suite 4
    Houston, TX 77070
  • Arezo Zarghouni, D.D.S.
    1370 Points

    14119 Stuebner Airline Rd.
    Houston, TX 77069
  • Celso Seretti, DDS
    830 Points

    935 Gemini St.
    Houston, TX 77058
  • Zaina Farah-Timmons, D.D.S.
    820 Points

    11550 Louetta Rd.
    Suite 400
    Houston, TX 77070
  • Bimal Mehta, D.D.S.
    810 Points

    5802 Val Verde St.
    Ste 190
    Houston, TX 77056
  • Vesna Arezina, DDS
    800 Points

    10551 Mills Rd
    Houston, TX 77070
  • Joe Eckford, D.D.S.
    640 Points

    10019 South Main Street
    Suite A6
    Houston, TX 77025
  • Annette Murphy, Dr.
    630 Points

    University Oaks Dental
    2617 West Holcombe
    Suite I
    Houston, TX 77025
  • John Barras
    600 Points

    Dentistry by John Barras DDS
    1330 Post Oak Blvd.
    Suite 1300
    Houston, TX 77056
  • Lynn Palmer, D.D.S. 600 Points

    9090 Gaylord Drive
    Ste 208
    Houston, TX 77024
  • Hanna Dental Implant Center, Dentist
    590 Points

    Raouf Hanna
    947 Gessner Rd Ste A-230
    Houston, TX 77024
  • Joe Shirley, DDS
    510 Points

    Shirley Joe E DDS
    907 Bay Area Boulevard
    Houston, TX 77058
  • 490 Points

    17748 Katy Freeway, Suite 5
    Houston, TX 77094
  • James Amaning, DDS
    470 Points

    14515 Katy Fwy.
    Ste 400
    Houston, TX 77079
  • 470 Points

    315 Westheimer Road
    Houston, TX 77006
  • Tiberiu Oancea, DDS 430 Points

    3944 Cypress Creek Pkwy
    Houston, TX 77068
  • Poria Rafiei, Dr.
    410 Points

    Distinct Dental
    1415 Voss Road
    Suite #100
    Houston, TX 77258
  • Hanna Dental Implant Center, Dentist/Owner 410 Points

    947 Gessner Rd Ste A-230
    Houston, TX 77024

Dentist Info

Dentist Summary:
Dentistry is the practice of taking care of teeth and gums. There are several specializations of dentistry such as oral surgery or periodontics. Dentists provide services such as general cleanings, cavity fillings and tooth caps.

Dentist FAQs:
What is a


A Dentist is a health care professional qualified to practice dentistry, which is the science and art of preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases, injuries and malformations of the teeth, jaws and mouth.

General Dentistry is the only non-specialty field of Dentistry thereby, a general Dentist typically does not focus on any particular discipline within dentistry, and instead provides basic care within a variety of disciplines.

However, a general Dentist can, and often does, further his training in one or more specialty areas (such as surgery, endodontics, orthodontics, etc.). As a result, there can be a great deal of variation between the level of skill in different disciplines from dentist to dentist, however all dentists must achieve a certain degree of skill in various disciplines in order to graduate from dental school and earn licensure.

A General Dentist, unlike a specialist, can choose which services he will provide and which he will refer to specialists. If a general Dentist falls into the majority, he will perform restorative, prosthetic, routine endodontic therapy, routine periodontal therapy, and simple exodontia, as well as performing examinations. A general Dentist falling into the minority might feel comfortable treating more complex cases, as well as placing implants and extracting third molars (among many other procedures frequently referred to specialists).

What type of education or degrees does a Dentist need?
In most western countries, to become a qualified Dentist one must usually complete a minimum of 4 years of postgraduate study. Generally, 2 years of clinical experience working with patients in an educational setting are required to become a Dentist. One is considered a dentist and qualified to practice dentistry after graduating with a degree of either Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Bachelor of Dentistry (BDent), Bachelor of Dental Science (BDSc), or Bachelor of Dental Surgery/Chirurgiae (BDS) or (BChD) or equivalent.

How often should I visit a Dentist?
It is recommended to visit the Dentist twice a year for a general cleaning and check-up.

How old does my child need to be to visit a Dentist?
The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends children first see the Dentist six months after their first tooth and no later than one year of age.

How do I find a Dentist in my city and state?
The directory will help you locate a Dentist in your local area. Select Dentist from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate a Dentist in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need a Dentist in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of Dentists in your city and state.

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porcelain veneers, bridges, crowns, teeth cleaning, braces, orthodontics, Brite Smile, dental implants, restorative dentistry, teeth whitening, laminate, smile enhancement, cosmetic reconstruction, full mouth rehabilitation, cracked teeth, discolored teeth, stained teeth, non-metal ceramic crowns, metal free fillings, bonding technologies