Dentists who specialize in treatments that involve the replacement and restoration of teeth that are missing or damaged are referred to as prosthodontists. They are frequently acknowledged as the “architects of the smile”.
Prosthodontists in Los Angeles are dentists who are well knowledgeable and proficient when it comes to an understanding of the necessities of making a perfect smile. They understand how the teeth, jaw, gums facial features and the lips are all connected in order to ensure that the smile they create is perfect and has a natural appearance. When a makeover smile is being created a set of dentists perform this task headed by a prosthodontist.
There are several things that one must have in order to qualify as a prosthodontist.
The first requirement is having completed the four years of your dental studies at the university or college. The second is completing another three years of education which are for attaining prosthodontics studies.
The dentists must also be fully certified and licensed by the ADA (American Dental Association). The academic achievements must be complemented with a lot of experience which can be gained by immersing yourself full force into the industry. Prosthodontists are among the dental specialty categories that have been acknowledged by the American Dental Association.
The word prosthodontist is derived from the terms “prosthesis” which means an attachment or addition and the term “odont” which means tooth. The main activities that these experts perform involve the replacement of missing or damaged naturally. They can replace a part of the teeth or the entire teeth. The replacement is done using substitutes that are biocompatible.
Veneers – Dental veneers are at times referred to as dental porcelain laminates or porcelain veneers. They are also referred to as instant orthodontics. They are usually as thin as wafers and are made from shells with a similar color to that of teeth.
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