American College of Prosthodontists:

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What is a Prosthodontist

 

Prosthodontics is the American Dental Association’s accredited specialty defined as “the dental specialty pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and oral structures using crowns, bridges and implants. (American College of Prosthodontists) 

A prosthodontist is a dental specialist who:

  • Specializes in the esthetic and functional rehabilitation of teeth and their supporting structures
  • Experienced in the treatment of complex and challenging clinical problems related to tooth and oral structure replacement
  • Works in concert with specialty colleagues as project manager to coordinate individualized treatment in completion of your comprehensive care
  • Is both an artist and a scientist to provide an accurate diagnosis and review all treatment options to provide patients with healthy and lasting dental treatment
  • Interfaces with talented laboratory technicians to provide the highest quality of state-of-the-art prostheses
  • A prosthodontist is the skilled clinical architect who can restore optimal function and appearance to your smile