Prosthodontics are dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. Prosthodontics have extensive, specialized clinical training in esthetics/cosmetics, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, TMD-jaw joint problems, traumatic injuries to the mouth’s structures, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep disorders, and 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.
Who should see a Prosthodontist?
- 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?