What Is A Prosthodontist?

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Published On: Feb 17 2012 01:12:09 PM PST   Updated On: Feb 17 2012 01:13:10 PM PST

What Is A Prosthodontist?

The following information is a summary from the American College of Prosthodontics (for details, please click here)

Prosthodontics is a dental specialty recognized by the American Dental Association. A prosthodontist receives three to four years of additional training after dental school at an accredited American Dental Association hospital or university-based program. This additional, clinical training includes aesthetics/cosmetics, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, TMD-jaw joint problems, traumatic injuries to the mouth's structures, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep disorders, and oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care.