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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Most of us are familiar with dental specialists such as orthodontists and periodontists, but there's another specialist that might not be so familiar - the prosthodontist. Prosthodontists are dentists who specialize in the repair and replacement of teeth. In addition to dental school, prosthodontists participate in another 2-3 years of specialized training. Prosthodontists want to make you look and feel your best. They do this by replacing broken or worn teeth or even the jaw bone with natural-looking substitutes (or prosthetics.) Missing t (More)


Understanding Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

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  • Dental Implants (American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS))
  • Dental Minutes - Videos (American Dental Association)
  • Why see a prosthodontist?

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    Last Updated: Oct 10, 2014