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Oral health plays a vital role in the well-being and general health of individuals, and poor oral health can have significant impact such as pain, impairment of function and reduced quality of life. Dentistry is a branch of medicine devoted to maintaining the health of teeth, gums and other tissues in/around the mouth. Dentists are doctors who specialize in oral health. They have a number of responsibilities, which include diagnosing oral diseases, promoting oral health and disease prevention, performing clinical procedures (exams, fillings, crowns, implants, instructions and corrective surgeries), interpreting x-rays and diagnostic tests, ensuring the safe administration of anesthetics. Dentistry goes beyond teeth and gums; it also includes the muscles of the head, neck and jaw, the tongue, salivary glands and nervous system. Dentists can spot early warning signs in the mouth that may indicate disease elsewhere in the body. There are nine dental specialties: Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology,