Prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry dedicated to making replacements for missing or damaged teeth. Common prosthodontic treatments include dentures, dental implants, crowns and bridges. After graduating from dental school, a prosthodontist receives three additional years of training in their chosen field.
Four Branches of Prosthodontics
Fixed Prosthodontics. This is a branch of prosthodontics that focuses on creating and designing permanent dental prostheses
Main objective of prosthodontics:
Prosthodontics has the purpose to rehabilitate or maintain the oral function of the patient by restoring chewing, esthetics and phonetics through the use of veneers, crowns and/or dental prostheses.