Eastgate Dental Centre

Dental Specialties in Hamilton, ON

dental specialties in hamilton

Dental Specialties Near You

Eastgate Dental Centre is dedicated to providing comprehensive dental care in Hamilton. Our dentists are experienced in diagnosing and creating treatment plans for many common dental issues. In some more complex cases, we also rely on the expertise of dental specialists in several of the nine recognized dental specialties in Canada. By collaborating with specialists, we can ensure that all of our patients have access to the inclusive dental care they need to stay healthy.


Endodontists are trained dental specialists dealing with injuries, infections, and other issues in the dental pulp and roots of the teeth. Endodontics aims to save the natural teeth through interventions such as root canals.

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons can provide surgical intervention for conditions and diseases that don’t respond to less-invasive treatment methods. Oral surgeons are trained in many procedures and can treat the hard or soft tissues of the mouth and its connecting structures.

Oral Medicine

Oral medicine specialists are trained in providing oral health care for medically-complex patients. This specialty is mainly non-surgical in nature and often relies on small interventions with procedures and medications.

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oral pathologist diagnosis of oral and dental disease

Oral Pathology

Oral pathologists are focused on the nature and diagnosis of oral and dental disease. An oral pathologist works to understand the causes, symptoms, and risk factors associated with these conditions.

Oral Radiologists

 Oral radiologists help other dental professionals by conducting and interpreting dental images. In their training, oral radiologists gain advanced experience in various types of dental x-rays, including intraoral and extraoral imaging, cone-beam computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and sialography (imaging of the salivary glands).

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Pediatric Dentists in Hamilton

Pediatric dentists provide specialized care for children and people with special needs. These specialists have undergone extra training in diagnosing, preventing, and delivering treatment for children and special needs patients.


Periodontists have advanced education and clinical experience in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the gums and supporting structures for the teeth. Periodontists often deal with rare, advanced, or complex cases of periodontal disease (gum disease).

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prosthodontic in hamilton


Prosthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that focuses on patients in need of restorations for natural teeth or replacements for missing teeth. Prosthodontists are often specialized in a wide range of restorations and prosthetics, including dental implants, dental crowns and bridges, veneers, and dentures.


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