Why See a Prosthodontist?

Dental Implant and Restorative Specialists

Prosthodontists, are certified specialists that receive two to three years of additional training after receiving their Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree (DDS) in a program accredited by the American Dental Association (ADA) based either at a hospital or a university.  The training requires, lectures, treatment of patients with more complex treatments and/or a more in-depth knowledge of the care they provide as well as research and publications in the field. Prosthodontists specialize in the diagnosis, restoration, and replacement of missing teeth. Prosthodontists can restore oral function through the placement of restorations or prostheses (dentures, crowns, implants, etc.) 

Prosthodontists, are specialists in the restoration and replacement of missing teeth with natural-looking, esthetic, and functional replacements.  The Prosthodontist is best viewed as the “architect” when referring to a variety of our patients’ dental needs.  Prosthodontists commonly partner or are referred by other dental fields such as Orthodontists, Periodontists, Endodontists, General dentists, Oral Surgeons and Pediatric dentists when determining the best course of treatment for the patient

.Prosthodontics (also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA)  along with Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry and Periodontics.

Prosthodontists, are trained experts in dental rehabilitation and have mastered the art of natural-looking, well-fitted teeth including: crowns; caps; bridges; veneers; removable partial dentures; dentures and dental implants.  Prosthodontists have also received advanced training in Temporomandibular disorder, better known as TMJ; traumatic injured to the mouth’s structures and congenital or birth anomalies to teeth.  Prosthodontists are also specialists in fabricating oral appliances that better assist with snoring; Obstructive Sleep Apnea; oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care.

Choosing a Prosthodontist means choosing the best for your mouth in terms of health and aesthetics. A prosthodontist specializes in restoring and enhancing smiles to their highest capacity. Advanced training beyond dental school gives prosthodontists the additional skills needed to treat complex cases and help patients achieve optimum function, maximum aesthetics and comprehensive oral health.

Advanced deterioration of a patient’s teeth usually creates issues besides loss of tooth or tooth structure which can be addressed by our office. While we may serve as the “architect” of a dental treatment plan, we often collaborate with your general dentist and other specialists to facilitate the complete treatment of your condition.

Prosthodontic treatment can literally redesign your smile with a number of different services including dental veneers, inlays/onlays, dental bonding, dental implants, dentures, teeth whitening, dental bridges, and dental crowns. Call our office at Fort Lauderdale Office Phone Number 954-776-9025 to schedule an appointment today!