What Is a Prosthodontist?
Dental restoration and replacement requires extreme attention to detail as well as advanced training and knowledge to guarantee results that are as attractive as they are functional.
Prosthodontics is the only specialty recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA) devoted to the meticulous restoration of your teeth. A prosthodontist completes a three- to four-year ADA-accredited residency program after graduating from dental school.
This additional education includes extensive training in diagnosing and treating:
The Architect for Your Dental Treatment PlanThe prosthodontist is responsible for designing and overseeing your entire treatment plan to correct any functional or aesthetic imbalances in your mouth. When collaboration between different dental and medical providers is necessary, the prosthodontist takes the lead in orchestrating your care.
As a dental specialist, a prosthodontist has to stay on the cutting edge of new technology and perfect techniques that other dental professionals may have less opportunity to perform.
If you have any of the following issues, a prosthodontist is the most qualified specialist to give you the results you deserve: