When Prosthodontics are Needed

Prosthodontics are one of the many services which Dental Specialists of Niles provide to their patients. The definition of prosthodontics are the study of natural tooth repair, as well as solutions to replace missing teeth. The doctor utilizes dentures (or prosthetic teeth),caps (made of ceramic material) to replace missing teeth in the most natural way possible. Prosthodontists are also specialists in the placement of crowns, bridges and dentures dental implants.

Prosthodontics is a New Chance for Healthy Perfect Teeth

The basic function of prosthodontics are the replacement of anything within the oral cavity. They are experts in restoration and repair and receive extensive additional training (through an ADA-accredited prosthodontic graduate program). In addition to changing the aesthetics of your smile, prosthodontists can also help with ailments such as TMJ, jaw issues, facial injuries, sleep disorders and congenital deformities of the mouth. They also specialize in a process often referred to as a “smile makeover”, in which crowns, implants, dentures or bridges are placed. In addition to improving your appearance, they will also allow you to live a more functional life, by enjoying foods and activities you may not have otherwise been able to.

Prosthodontists also receive intricate training in jaw and joint abnormalities and congenital or birth anomalies to teeth or gums. Additionally, they often treat patients who suffer from severe snoring, sleep disorders, and oral cancer. Prosthodontists are ultimately recognized as masters of total oral rehabilitation.