The specialized field of dentistry concerned with restorative and cosmetic treatments is known as Prosthodontics. Our dentists who specialize in prosthodontics have completed a number of years of extra training following dental school. We understand how detrimental missing or damaged teeth can be to self-esteem and self-confidence! Here at Carrier Family Dental we want to work with you to build a comprehensive plan and show you what is possible. We can use the latest technology and techniques to fill any gaps with natural-looking, functional teeth, both boosting your confidence and enhance your smile.
The treatments we provide are implemented specifically to be long lasting as well as aesthetically pleasing. These treatments are designed for generally healthy teeth, so any issues such as gum disease will need to be treated before these procedures are performed:
Besides the treatments listed above, prosthodontists can help with treatment of problems with the jaw, tooth reconstruction after oral cancer treatments, managing sleep apnea, and demising deVere snoring. Prosthodontist usually work in collaboration with other dental health professionals to ensure the best possible restorative results.
Implant-retained dentures are removable by the patient to be cleaned, but still engage, or clip, onto two or more implants in the mouth. The implants add stability and retention to the dental prosthetic, and also help preserve existing bone mass in the jaw, similar to natural teeth. If you are missing all your teeth, Implant-retained dentures are a good option.
The term All-On-4 refers to "all" teeth being supported "on four" dental implants, a surgical and technique for total rehabilitation of the patient or for patients with badly broken down teeth, decayed teeth which have been ruined by disease.