Prosthodontics Explained

Prosthodontics Explained

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The restorative speciality of dentistry

Prosthodontics is the restorative speciality of dentistry, concerned with the Repair, Replacement and Restoration of damaged, missing or unsatisfactory teeth. It is one of nine dental specialties recognised by the American Dental Association.

Comfortable, well functioning, esthetic teeth are essential to one’s overall health and wellbeing.

Prosthodontists have acquired the specific skills to address conditions which are known to negatively impact on dental health and affect the mouth, face and a person’s ability to smile and speak with confidence.

Thanks to significant advances in dental science and technology in the last number of years Prosthodontists, because of their extensive training and experience can offer patients a wide range of professional dental specialist services to enhance patients’ quality of life.

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Typical conditions treated include:

  • Tooth disease or damage (i.e. decay, fractures, restoration breakages)
  • Tooth loss through accidents/trauma/disease
  • Excessive exaggerated tooth wear and erosion (Bruxism, Gastric Reflux)
  • Ill fitting dentures replacing missing teeth
  • Damaged previous tooth replacements, crowns, bridges,etc.
  • Persistent pain/discomfort associated with eating
  • Tooth loss through some common medical conditions/medical treatment Tooth and gum loss through oral/facial cancer treatment
  • Congenital conditions, e.g. Cleft Palate, absent dentition, bite abnormalities of the upper and lower jaws, and mishapen teeth.
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Typical conditions treated include:

  • Completes three years of additional training through a hospital-or university-based program accredited by the American Dental Association after graduating first as a general dentist.
  • Specialises in the natural and pleasing restoration and replacement of teeth
  • Is the skilled architect who can organise treatment and restore the optimum function and appearance to your bite and smile using a range of advanced dental procedures

Seeing a Restorative Dentist / Prosthodontist at the Beacon Dental Clinic

This will allow for a comprehensive overview of existing treatments and risks of new disease activity. It will identify any problems or concerns you may have and explore treatment options for maintaining or improving the overall health and appearance of both your teeth, and your general oral health going forward. View our Consultation information or Contact us

Treatments Available include:

  • Comprehensive Analysis and Reporting of current status and risk indicators
  • Provision of a full range of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontic treatment options
  • Appropriate Outcome reviews
  • On-going management program


American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Irish Sleep Society
American Collee of Prosthodontists
The American Board of Prosthodontics

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