Lakeforest Dental Associates
Dr. Neil Daftary and Dr. Robert Zaner

What is a general dentist?

general dentist | dentist | gaithersburg mdIf you are searching for a dentist in Gaithersburg, you have probably noticed that dentists have many titles: family dentist, cosmetic dentist, and general dentist. General dentistry refers to the comprehensive dental care that most people require to keep their mouths healthy. Many general dentists have specific interests, such as dental implants or cosmetic cases, but their primary purpose is to take care of patients’ smiles.

General Dentistry Services We Offered

  • Dental exams and cleanings
  • Diagnostic x-rays
  • Fillings to repair cavities
  • Crowns to repair broken teeth
  • Dentures and partial dentures
  • Dental bridges
  • Cosmetic dentistry including teeth whitening
  • Mouthguards and nightguards

When you find a general dentist, you will have most of the dentistry in their practice. Should specialty services become necessary, your general dentist will provide a referral.

Common Dental Specialties

  • Periodontist (gum specialists)
  • Oral surgeon
  • Endodontist (root canal specialists)
  • Pedodontist (children’s dentist)
  • Orthodontist (braces)
  • Prosthodontist (complex restorative dentist)

For the convenience of our patients, we offer most treatments patients need right here at Lakeforest Dental Associates. Our general dentistry practice, located in Gaithersburg, aims to help patients achieve healthy, beautiful smiles that enhance their lives.

Quality Dentistry in Gaithersburg

Give us a call to schedule your next dental appointment. We welcome families and patients of all ages.

If you have difficulty using our website, please email us or call us at (301) 330-8787
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In response to the ADA recommendations regarding the COVID-19 virus, our office will be closed for the coming weeks. Any patients with a dental emergency will still be provided care by appointment. New and existing patients are also welcome to call or email to schedule future appointments. Thank you from the team at Lake Forest Dental Associates.