Prosthodontics involve the restoration of damaged teeth through dental procedures like tooth crowns, bridges, veneers, or complete and partial dentures.
Prosthodontic care can be provided by both general dentists and prosthodontic specialists trained in the field.
Prosthodontists are trained experts in the restoration and replacement of damaged or defective teeth. They can make your smile look beautiful and function correctly. These experts should have completed the specialized training in an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited graduate program. Prosthodontics a specialty recognized by the ADA.
Solutions for lost teeth
Loss of natural teeth can be traumatic and can definitely affect your outlook on life. the simple task of smiling or just going out and interacting with others can become a source of stress or embarrassment. A prosthodontist can help by giving you many options to restore the teeth you lost.
Some of these can be dental crowns, bridges, and full or partial dentures. These are treatments meant to help you regain your confidence in your smile and improve your appearance. Dental implants, however, give a more permanent solution and has improved greatly over the years due to the techniques of prosthodontists.
Some of the dental procedures that can improve your smile are:
- Placing crowns or “caps” onto damaged teeth
- Placing veneers onto stained or chipped teeth
- Dental bonding to change a tooth’s shape or to close unwanted gaps
- Whitening discolored teeth to brighten your smile
Whether you need to replace one tooth or many, trusted La Grange dentist Dr. Qureshi is a skilled prosthodontist who will work with you through every step of the treatment of your choice, from an initial consultation through follow-up care.
Call us at (708) 482-4420 to schedule an appointment today to get a completely healthy and beautiful smile.