A Prosthodontist is a dental specialist able to diagnose, plan treatments, rehabilitate, and maintain oral
How is a
prosthodonsits different from any other dentist or dental specialist?
A prosthodontist is an official expert when it comes to replacing the teeth. This can happen for one tooth, many, or all of the teeth and gums. This kind of specialist is needed for cosmetic as well as health reasons. When you are looking to improve the way your teeth look, you should consider talking to one.
Many people have coined prosthodontics “cosmetic dentistry,” for this reason.
Prosthodontists differ from dentists with functionality training to restore and replace the teeth.
Why choose a prosthodontist?
You would choose a prosthodontist for their advanced education and specializations that included additional training and expertise with advanced technology and equipment meant specifically for restoring the appearance of the teeth. Every prosthodontist is trained in techniques and procedures that general dentists typically are not. Procedures are meant to treat complex conditions affecting the teeth and restoring their health while keeping aesthetics in mind.
Prosthodontists have a deep understanding of what makes a smile look healthy and how you can better preserve a healthy mouth and smile.
Additional Education for Prosthodontists
Once you earn a bachelors degree in science, you are required to complete dental school as well as a 3-year residency program focused in prosthodontics.
Once you obtain your certification, you’re required to stay up to date on news and developments in the field. There is a required re-certification once every 8 years.
If you are concerned with a mouth condition that is affecting the appearance of your teeth or gums, get in touch with Dr. Twomey today. A quick consultation is all you need to understand the possibilities you have for seeing a better smile and loving the way you look.