What is a Prosthodontist?

A prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in the esthetic restoration and replacement of teeth. A prosthodontist receives two or three years of additional training after dental school, and restores optimum appearance and function to your smile. Prosthodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. Prosthodontists receive laboratory and clinical training in esthetics/cosmetics, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, TMD-jaw joint problems, traumatic injuries to the mouth’s structures, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep disorders, and oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care. Prosthodontists are masters of complete oral rehabilitation.