Why Should I See a Prosthodontist?
Visit a prosthodontist for comprehensive treatments, including repairing, removing, or replacing teeth in large numbers. They’re specially trained in diagnosing complex dental conditions and large-scale mouth reconstruction. Likewise, prosthodontists can treat birth defects that have caused congenital teeth problems, such as ectodermal dysplasia.
- Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw
- Occlusal trauma
- Temporomandibular joint disorder
What Services Do Prosthodontists Provide?
- Dental Implants
- Complete Dentures
- Partial Dentures
- Fixed Prosthodontics
- Inlays and Onlays
- Cosmetic Dentistry
- Implant Bridges
- Implant Crowns
- Full Mouth Reconstruction
- TMJ Treatment
Frequently Asked Questions on Prosthodontists
After dental school, prosthodontics go on to three years of additional training to specialize in the restoration and replacement of teeth throughout the mouth. Generally, dentists repair teeth on a smaller scale and maintain overall oral health.
While both are dental specialties that receive additional training, endodontists treat issues concerning the inside of the tooth, including the pulp and interior tissues. Endodontic therapy is another name for root canal treatment, as it focuses on protecting the tooth interior from infection.
Yes, prosthodontists have the knowledge and training to do tooth extraction for patients suffering from periodontal disease or gum and tooth damage.
Fixed prosthodontics include the following treatments:
– Artificial teeth
– Dental inlays
– Dental Onlays
Fixed prosthodontics typically pertains to dental implant restorations. When it comes to restorations supported by natural teeth, the primary issues often involve the retention loss and tooth decay. In contrast, implant-supported restorations commonly face challenges related to infection due to inadequate home care.
Yes, dental crowns cover an existing tooth to strengthen it and provide visual appeal. They’re used in restorative dentistry and can be administered by both a prosthodontist or general dentist.
Yes, dental implants are a part of prosthodontics. Prosthodontics encompasses all dental treatments related to the restoration or replacement of teeth using prosthetics.
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