As a dental specialist, Dr. Perusini routinely works with other dental specialists from various fields to meet the complex needs of his patients. Who are these other specialists, you might ask?
Endodontists are specialists of the dental pulp, or the living tissue inside of teeth. Dr. Perusini may refer your child to an endodontist if your child needs pulp or root canal therapy on a permanent tooth.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are the surgeons of dentistry, and are skilled in the surgical management of hard and soft tissue of the maxillofacial region. Dr. Perusini may refer your child to an oral surgeon if your child needs complex surgical treatment.
An orthodontist is a specialist in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. Orthodontists regularly use removable or fixed appliances and, of course, braces. Dr. Perusini may refer your child to an orthodontist if he is concerned about your child’s bite or if a tooth that is growing in the wrong direction.
Prosthodontists are experts in the restoration and replacement of teeth. Dr. Perusini may refer your child to a prosthodontist if your child is missing permanent teeth due to trauma or a syndrome.