A prosthodontist is a dentist who: - Specializes in aesthetic restoration and replacement of teeth - Receives three years of additional training after dental school, and - Restores optimum appearance and function to your smile Additional training for prosthodontists is earned through a hospital- or university-based program accredited by the American Dental Association. The training includes reviews of the literature, lectures, treatment of patients and laboratory experience in fabrication restorations. A prosthodontist is the skilled architect who can restore optimum function and aesthetics to your smile! Prosthodontics is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. Graduate programs in prosthodontics include classroom lectures and seminars, laboratory and clinical training in esthetics/cosmetics, crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures, dental implants, TMD-jaw joint problems, traumatic injuries to the mouth’s structures, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep disorders, and oral cancer reconstruction and continuing care. Prosthodontists are masters of complete oral rehabilitation. A Prosthodontist is dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth!