There are over 30 professional oral care, dental practices and dentists in Las Cruces to serve its residents. General dentistry offices can carry out the majority of dental treatments such as fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures, root canals, tooth extractions, gum treatments, as well as performing examinations, x-rays and diagnosis.
Las Cruces is also home to many specialists in the field of dentistry. Orthodontists dedicate their practice to the prevention and or correction to misaligned teeth and jaws with dental appliances, braces. Periodontics encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the surrounding tissues of the teeth and maintenance of gum health. Endodontics concentrates on the nerve or root tip of the tooth and performs procedures such as root canals. Oral surgery is concerned with surgical procedures in the mouth and jaws, such as extractions, removal of tumors and cysts, and repair of broken jaw and teeth.
The information presented here is by no means comprehensive and should additional medical information be needed, please consult the state of New Mexico Licensing Board. www.rld.state.nm.us/os/boardscommissions.html