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Prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on restoring teeth and making them look as good as new. As one would expect from the name, those who practice prosthodontics must first complete three or four more years of training after dental school before they can fully take care of patients' needs in this area.
A prosthodontist is your smile's architect. They work with you to create a plan that will boost confidence and enhance what’s missing in terms of teeth, whether it be functional or aesthetic needs!
There are many reasons why a prosthodontist may be consulted, including (but not limited to):
What treatments can the prosthodontist perform?
Prosthodontic treatments are designed to make the teeth long lasting and functional. These procedures require generally healthy mouth for completion, but can be done on most people with gum disease under control; this way it doesn't compromise your results!
There are an ever-increasing number of hi-tech prosthodontic treatments available including the following:
What other problems can a prosthodontist treat?
A prosthodontist is a dentist who treats patients with problems not directly related to teeth. These include TMJ, sleep apnea and oral cancer treatment complications that require restoration of the mouth after surgery or radiation therapy for survivors' needs when going back into daily life.