What is a prosthodontist?
Harley Street Prosthodontist - Dr Basil Mizrahi
Prosthodontics is one of the 13 official dental specialities recognised by the General Dental Council . It is the speciality of restoring natural teeth and creating and placing a natural-looking substitute or prosthetic teeth.
A Prosthodontist is a specialist dentist who has spent an additional 3 years in full-time study. Prosthodontists are trained to restore your mouth comprehensively using specialist knowledge and skills together with the latest techniques and modern materials.
Their aim is to get your mouth fully restored to optimal function and appearance and in so doing, help you to maintain your teeth for as long as possible and reduce the need for future dental treatment. They are often the “last stop saloon” !
Services falling under the expertise of a Prosthodontist include :
- Aesthetic dentistry
- Implant dentistry
- Complex Full Mouth Rehabilitations
- Crowns and bridges
- Porcelain veneers
- Re-treatment of failing dentistry
- Complete and partial dentures
- Tooth wear
- TMJ and bite problems
Be aware! There is no recognised speciality in cosmetic dentistry, implants or TMJ!! These all fall within the field of expertise of a Prosthodontist!