Prosthodontics is a field of dental specialty concerned with diagnosis, planning, and executing restorative and cosmetic treatments. Dentists who choose to specialize in prosthodontics complete 3-4 more years of training following dental school. AZ Dental provides prosthodontic care to help you regain a healthy, functional, and attractive smile. Please call us at 408-227-6000 to make your appointment with Drs. Andrew McDonald, and Trang Thai and learn more about prosthodontics in San Jose, California.
Prosthodontics are often considered the “architects” of dentistry, as they formulate comprehensive treatment plans, coordinate treatment, and keep the patient informed about what is possible in their dental care. Using the latest technologies, prosthodontists are able to correct the damage to your smile. Prosthodontists may be consulted for:
- The creation of full or partial dentures
- Improving the aesthetics of your smile
- Filling gaps created by one or more missing teeth
- Dental implants
Prosthodontic treatments are designed to be functional, durable, and aesthetically pleasing. You can only receive a prosthodontic treatment if you have healthy teeth – issues such as gum disease need to be controlled prior to receiving any treatment.
Prosthodontic treatments include:
- Dental implants
- Dental veneers
- Dental crowns
- Dental bridges
- Complete and partial dentures
Prosthodontists are also often adept at treatment TMJ disorders, alleviating severe snoring, managing sleep apnea, and reconstructing the teeth following oral cancer treatments. Prosthodontists usually work in combination with other dental health professionals to ensure the best possible restorative results.
For more information about prosthodontics, and to make your appointment with our dentists, contact our office today.