What is Prosthodontics?

Article by: Harley Street Oral Reconstruction Centre
 

What is Prosthodontics?

Prosthodontics is a dental specialty recognised by the General Dental Council and the American Dental Association. Graduate programs in Prosthodontics include classroom lectures and seminars, laboratory and clinical training in aesthetics/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.

Who is a Prosthodontist?

A Prosthodontist is a dentist who specialises in the aesthetic restoration and replacement of teeth. Prosthodontists receive two or three years of additional training after dental school, and restore optimum appearance and function to your smile. Additional training for Prosthodontists is earned through an accredited hospital- or university-based program. The training includes reviews of the literature, lectures, treatment of patients and laboratory experience in fabricating restorations. A prosthodontist is the skilled architect who can restore optimum function and appearance to your smile. A Prosthodontist is dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth.

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