Prosthodontics is the branch of dental specialty chiefly concerned with the restitution and replacement of lost or damaged teeth, and the associated soft and hard tissues by a prosthesis (crowns, bridges, dentures) which may be fixed or removable, or are supported and retained by implants. A Prosthodontist is a highly trained specialist with a unique understanding of all the elements that go into making a functional, beautiful and natural-looking smile—not involving just the teeth, but also the gums, lips, and facial features. When going in for a full-scale smile makeover, a well-planned procedure requires a team of dental professionals for execution; many times, headed by a Prosthodontist. They are sometimes called the “architects of smile”.
Prosthodontics is an extensive speciality and the subspecialties comprise of:
- Fixed Prosthodontics
- Removable Prosthodontics
- Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
- Implant Prosthodontics
What do Prosthodontists do?
Prothesis means addition or attachment and odont means tooth in Greek. So as their name suggests, Prosthodontists are skilled in carrying out routines involving the replacement of natural teeth, partly or fully, using biocompatible (non-toxic and compatible with biological tissues) material substitutes. Some of these comprise of the following treatments:
- Porcelain Veneers
- Dental Implants
- Fixed Bridges
Along with the above mentioned, the type of diseases and conditions that may come under the territory of a prosthodontic specialist could be:
With around multiple disciplines under one roof, our specialists collaborate to ensure a clinically sound plan along with matching execution for a quick recovery.
Each clinical team comprises of members from various disciplines who collaborate and have close symbiotic relationships to ensure world-class service delivery.