Prosthodontics Specialist treatment
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What is a Prosthodontics?
Prosthodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with the restoration of damaged teeth and the replacement of missing teeth and associated tissues.
What is a Prosthodontist?
A prosthodontist is a dental specialist and a specialist in dental restoration and reconstruction. To qualify as a Prosthodontist a dentist must undertake a further three years of full-time study on top of their initial dental training at a recognised, university based clinical training programme. The training is rigorous and comprehensive. These specialist qualifications are registered through the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and recognised by the Dental Board of Australia.
The specialist qualification is your guarantee of safe, predictable and appropriate treatment. Our specialists have the experience and and expertise to meet all of your dental needs……
What kind of cases do prosthodontists treat?
In general, prosthodontists treat complex and challenging cases. Your dentist may refer you to us for management of your problem.
Finding a good dentist, someone you can trust, can be a difficult task.
Many patients are seeking out specialist opinions before undergoing complex dental treatments and procedures with their general dentist. More recently, discerning patients are seeking specialist care for their less complex dental needs.
Patients commonly referred to our practice include those with:
* excessive tooth wear or dental erosion
* high smile line, high expectations, thin gum tissue types
* reduced tooth support, heavily restored or missing teeth, occlusal instability (poor bite)
* unsatisfactory removable dentures
* a history of high maintenance or failure
* severe dental trauma
* high risk patients (high decay rates), salivary dysfunction
Is your dentist a prosthodontist?
Dentistry is in a time of great change and following the relaxation of advertising regulations, some general dentists are unfortunately now presenting themselves to the community as specialists.You can now check your dentist’s qualification and registration at: www.ahpra.gov.au
Navigate to the Registrations Page and Registers of Practitioners