Dentistry is a medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases related to the teeth, gums and oral cavity in general. In Guatemala, there is a wide variety of dentists, from general specialists to specialists in specific areas, such as orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, maxillofacial surgery, implantology and pediatric dentistry.
Among the most common diseases and conditions treated by dentists in Guatemala are dental caries, gum disease, toothache, broken or fractured teeth, malocclusion, bruxism and tooth loss. Treatment can range from simple procedures, such as cleaning and extraction of teeth, to more complex procedures, such as dental implants and orthognathic surgery.
It is important for people to visit a dentist on a regular basis to maintain good oral health and prevent more serious long-term problems. In addition, dentists can also help improve the appearance of a person’s teeth and smile through teeth whitening procedures, orthodontics and dental veneers.
If you are experiencing dental pain, swollen gums or any other mouth-related problems, it is important to seek dental care as soon as possible to avoid serious complications in the future. In Guatemala, there are many highly trained and experienced dentists who can provide exceptional dental care to patients of all ages.