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Procedures Prosthodontists Perform

Posted on 10/25/2021 by Front Desk
Procedures Prosthodontists PerformA prosthodontist is a highly skilled and specialized professional, who focuses on the treatment of complicated facial and dental issues such as replacing and restoring damaged or missing teeth with artificial alternatives. A prosthodontist is highly trained in performing several dental treatments such as bridges, crowns, dental implants, dentures and more. You may be wondering whether your dental issue requires a general dentist or a prosthodontist. When you come to our office, you will get an examination from our experts who will determine the best specialist to handle your case. However, it would be important to understand what procedures prosthodontists perform before coming in for an appointment.

Dental Implants Fitting and Placement

A prosthodontist is highly educated to undertake procedures that require you to get an implant, bridge, crown or a solid or removable denture. The expert will start by assessing your dental condition to determine the state of your jawbone and gums. This will help in determining the best shape and size of the implant, which also plays a significant part in design one according to the specifications provided by the prosthodontist.

Treatment of snoring, sleep and jaw issues

A prosthodontist will also provide efficient treatment and care of any issues you might be having with your snoring and sleep. Temporomandibular issues usually include the joints and muscles around the area of the jaw. Specialists refer to these issues as TMJ and they cause discomfort while a person is sleeping, chewing or yawning. A prosthodontist, has the required skills and techniques to treat these conditions to offer immediate relief.

Repair of Traumatic Injuries

A prosthodontist repairs your facial injuries and trauma to bring about effective treatment to your face, teeth and mouth. They can also perform reconstructive cosmetic surgery, and can therefore improve your facial outlook.

If you feel that you have a dental issue that requires the intervention of a specialist, you can visit us and get effective relief and treatment for your case. You can also contact us to get answers to your questions regarding prosthodontists.
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