What is a Prosthodontist?

A Smile Specialist

One of nine dental specialties recognized by the Canadian Dental Association (CDA)

A prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in treating complex dental and facial matters, including the restoration and replacement of missing or damaged teeth with artificial devices. They are highly trained in dental implants, crowns, bridges, dentures, jaw disorders, and more. It’s not simply about tooth repair, though. Every component in your mouth plays a role in functions such as eating and speaking, as well as being a part of your overall body health. As well as four years in dental school, prosthodontists complete two or three more years of specialty training. A prosthodontist truly understands how to treat your damaged or lost teeth as part of a dynamic, aesthetic smile.

Why see a Prosthodontist?

Advances in the fields of dentistry make it easier than ever to find a full-service dental office, and indeed, general dentists provide a high level of care. However, you may prefer more specialized care for your smile. Just as you’d prefer a specialist to work on your imported sports car, you’ll want a prosthodontist when you need implants, dentures, crowns or more comprehensive treatment.

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced and Immediate Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic diagnosis and reconstruction
  • Fixed Prosthetics on implants and natural teeth
  • Removable Prosthetics with or without implants
  • Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)
  • Occlusal equilibration

Learn more about Prosthodontists

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