Prosthodontics is a dental specialty recognized by the American Dental Association. Prosthodontists have extensive and specialized clinical training in esthetics, cosmetics, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, traumatic injuries to the mouth structures, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep disorders, oral cancer reconstruction, and continuing care.
A Prosthodontist has completed three years of post dental school training in a Prosthodontics Residency program. As a result, they are masters of complete oral rehabilitation and are dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth.
You should see a Prosthodontist if any of the following applies to you:
- Are you missing one or more teeth?
- Do you show signs of excessive tooth wear and breakdown?
- Do you wear a partial or full denture?
- Do you have difficulty chewing?
- Are you interested in dental implants?
- Would you like to improve your smile?
- Do you have loose teeth from periodontal (gum) disease?
- Do you need multiple dental crowns?
- Do you grind your teeth?
- Were you born with congenital anomalies that affect your teeth?
- Do you have TMJ or TMD?
- Do struggle with snoring and sleep disorders?
- Are you in need of a maxillofacial prosthetic procedure such as oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care?