What Is A Prosthodontist?

Tuesday, 12. 29. 2009  –  Category: General Information For Patients

Prosthodontics is one of nine dental specialties recognized by the American and Canadian Dental Associations. Prosthodontists have extended training in areas of restorative dentistry that include crowns, bridges, dentures, dental implants, cosmetics, facial and dental birth developmental defects, and jaw dysfuctions including temporomandibular joint dysfuntions. Prosthodontists are also trained in the hands-on technical aspects of […]

The following represent the nine recognized Specialties in Canada. * Prosthodontics * Periodontics * Orthodontics * Pediatric Dentistry * Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery * Endodontics * Oral Pathology * Public Health * Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology * Cosmetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry and Holistic Dentistry are not recognized specialties. Prosthodontics has to do with prosthetic restoration […]

Who Should Fix Your Teeth?

Monday, 10. 26. 2009  –  Category: General Information For Patients

General Dentists usually can manage most of the routine dental problems associated with damage arising from dental decay, broken teeth, isolated missing teeth and other such problems. However,if there is extensive dental damage due to injury, advanced tooth wear from grinding or clenching or if there are multiple missing teeth, restoration can become quite complex […]

Prosthodontics is one of nine dental specialties recognized by the American and Canadian Dental Associations. While General Dentists are trained to do most of the procedures of everyday dentistry, it is the Certified Specialists, including Prosthodontists, who are trained to provide an elevated standard of care and to treat more difficult cases or in some […]

Beware Of Deceptive Advertising

Monday, 10. 26. 2009  –  Category: General Information For Patients

Even though advertising by dentists is regulated so as to protect the public from overtly deceptive advertising information, it is still easy to be misled if you are not well informed. Unfortunately there are individuals who hold themselves out as specialists when in fact they are not recognized in the profession as being specialists. Although […]

Complete Oral Rehabilitation

Thursday, 10. 22. 2009  –  Category: General Information For Patients

Complete Oral Rehabilitation or Full Mouth Reconstruction can be a fairly major dental undertaking. This process is oriented to restoring the dentition and the mouth to as close to an optimum condition as possible, i.e. to turning back the clock to undo the ravages of time, disease and wear and tear. The process of Complete […]

As I have already mentioned, before any comprehensive dental restorative treatments are undertaken, you should begin with a preliminary consultation meeting to establish a general overview and to establish a rapport. The next step after the preliminary consultation is to perform a proper case analysis including obtaining a complete medical and dental history, obtaining a […]