Sepideh Fouladi Novid
Clinical Assistant Professor of General Dentistry EDUCATION BS, RN, University of Massachusetts Lowell, DMD, CAGS, Boston University Dentists are doctors of oral health that treat and prevent diseases and conditions of the teeth and gums.
Additionally, they look for abnormalities within the mouth such as lumps, swelling, or discoloration, and perform necessary diagnostic procedures to diagnose and treat these abnormalities. Well-trained dentists can identify warning signs of disease throughout the body by oral symptoms, benefitting full-body health.
Departments: General Dentistry Affiliations: FacultyA dentist is a person qualified by a doctorate in dental surgery (D.D.S.) or dental medicine (D.M.D.), licensed by the state to practice dentistry, and practicing within the scope of that license.
There is no difference between the two degrees: dentists who have a DMD or DDS have the same education.
Universities have the prerogative to determine what degree is awarded. Both degrees use the same curriculum requirements set by the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Generally, three or more years of undergraduate education plus four years of dental school is required to graduate and become a general dentist. State licensing boards accept either degree as equivalent, and both degrees allow licensed individuals to practice the same scope of general dentistry. Additional post-graduate training is required to become a dental specialist. Novid Sepideh DDS in Winchester, MA promotes oral healthcare with gentle and pain-free dental procedures.
This professional dentistry offers a wide range of dental remedies, including check-ups.