Prosthodontics is a dental specialty that pertains to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance, and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues.
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A prosthodontist specializes in treating and handling dental and facial problems that involve restoring missing tooth and jaw structures. A prosthodontist is highly trained in cosmetics, dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, temporomandibular disorders (TMJ/TMD), and more.
Rigorous training and experience give prosthodontists a special understanding of the dynamics of a smile and the preservation of a healthy mouth.
Services falling under the expertise of a Prosthodontist include:
- Aesthetic dentistry
- Implant dentistry
- Complex Full Mouth Rehabilitations
- Crowns and bridges
- Porcelain veneers
- Re-treatment of failing dentistry
- Complete and partial dentures
- Tooth wear
- TMJ and bite problems