How does a prosthodontist differ from other dental specialists?

Have you been told that you need to visit a prosthodontist? Perhaps your dentist or healthcare provider recommended this type of dental specialist. A prosthodontist is a specialist with advanced training to treat tooth loss. These professionals are dentists with additional education through American Dental Association-accredited institutions to perform a variety of treatments like fitting…

What is a full-mouth restoration?

  Some patients may consult with a prosthodontist to treat complex, multi-factorial problems that require a combination of interventions to address. Such a full-mouth restoration may correct issues with the teeth, such as damaged or missing teeth, or malocclusions that cause problems such as discomfort or difficulty chewing. Patients may pursue full-mouth restoration in a…

Implant Supported Dentures for Stability and Peace of Mind

Do your fear that your dentures might slide or move during meals? Dentures lose stability over time, especially because our jawbones deteriorate after tooth loss. There is a way to increase the stability of dentures and improve oral function. Implant supported dentures, or “All-on-4”, is a method of securing dentures to dental implants for increased…