Prosthodontics

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Restoration of Oral Function

Cosmetic dentistry, implants, and joint problems all fall under the field of prosthodontics, and it is one of the nine specialties recognized by the American Dental Association. Prosthodontists specialize in the restoration of oral function by creating prostheses and restorations using:

 

Dental Implants Also see: Dental Implants

For years, tooth replacement meant removable dentures or bridges. But today, a new breakthrough known as dental implants give you replacement teeth that look, feel, and function just like natural teeth. A dental implant consists of a crown attached to an artificial tooth root, permanently replacing both parts of your missing teeth. Dental implants are supported restorations that have a very high success rate.

Complex Cases

Advanced dental problems bring with them complex diagnostic and treatment issues, consequently, prosthodontists regularly lead teams of general dentists, specialists, and other health professionals to develop solutions to more complex dental needs. Prosthodontists are frequently called upon to treat complex cases:

  • Full mouth reconstructions
  • TMJ related disorders
  • Congenital disorders
  • Sleep apnea

Immediate Dentures

An immediate denture may be the optimal solution when complete extractions of your remaining teeth are unavoidable. An immediate denture will allow you to avoid the embarrassment of being without teeth. First, impressions are taken of your existing teeth and gums to create accurate duplicates.  At your extraction appointment, your immediate dentures are inserted creating a natural smile.

Appearance and Function Together

For more than two decades, Dr. Moglianesi’s prosthodontic practice has been providing the highest level of dental care with a passion for creating generations of naturally appearing, healthy smiles. He believes that the art and science of diagnosis creates the right treatment plan for each individual. His patient-focused practice always places your best interests first through the development of creative solutions that will exceed your expectations and improve your life.

At your appointment you will have the opportunity to ask questions and address your concerns and expectations. It also allows us the opportunity to examine your mouth and make some initial recommendations.

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