Frequently Asked Questions

Choose a prosthodontist because of their advanced education and training, efficiency, and expertise with advanced technology. Prosthodontists are extensively trained in state-of-the-art techniques and procedures for treating complex dental conditions and restoring optimum function and esthetics.

The best starting point to see if dentures are an option for you is to see a prosthodontist. A prosthodontist is a specialist with an additional three years of training after dental school who focuses on the restoration and replacement of teeth, including dentures for even the most complex cases.

A dental implant by itself is not a tooth! A dental implant is a prosthesis used to replace missing teeth. Essentially, it is a small titanium post/fixture that is inserted into the jawbone, on top of which a single crown (cap), a fixed bridge, a partial denture, or full denture can be attached.

Veneers, crowns, and more! Veneers may be an option if you are not happy with the spaces, color, or shape of your teeth. Following a slight preparation of the outermost surface of your teeth, we can bond a thin layer of porcelain permanently to the front of your teeth.

Digital imaging is a relatively new technology in dentistry and offers features that enhance the viewing of any problem areas. Digital X-rays use low levels of radiation and an electronic sensor to create a black and white picture teeth and surrounding bone.

Dental lasers are a new treatment option for diseases of hard and soft tissues and teeth. Using laser surgery may also reduce the need for dental anesthesia, giving your prosthodontist more control with bleeding, less swelling after a procedure, and less discomfort.


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