Reasons to see a Prosthodontist

There are many specialties when it comes to dentistry. You have a General Dentist that can do a variety of different procedures; fillings, cleanings, root canals, extractions, implants, etc…Then there are specialty dentists that specialize in one type of procedure. Orthodontists specialize in Orthodontics, Endodontists specialize in root canals and a Prosthodontist specializes in the design, manufacture and fitting of artificial replacements for teeth and other parts of the mouth.   All general dentists are required to complete 4 years of general dentistry training, but a prosthodontists will complete an additional 2- 3 years that are required in their field. While you may find that some general dentists will handle some restoration work, they simply do not have the same[…..]

Why See a Prosthodontist?

Dental School is a grueling 4 years of pre-dental plus 4 years of Dental School. That’s if you want to be a General Dentist. If you want to continue your education and become a specialized Dentist, that could mean an additional 3-4 years, depending on your specialty. A prosthodontist is a dentist who has completed dental school plus three additional years of advanced training and education in an ADA-accredited prosthodontic graduate program. Prosthodonitists specialize in treating and handling dental and facial problems that involve restoring missing tooth and jaw structures. A prosthodontist is highly trained in cosmetics, dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, temporomandibular disorders (TMJ/TMD), and more. What would be the reasons that you would need to go and see[…..]


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