What are the most common prosthodontic procedures?
Posted Oct 06 2012 10:04pm
Single Crowns – generating non-removable jackets or caps of metal, porcelain or plastic, covering teeth to protect them and restore normal function and appearance.
Fixed bridges – generating non-removable restorations to replace missing teeth.
Partial dentures – generating removable replacements for partial tooth loss.
Complete dentures – generating full, removable replacements for total tooth loss.
Over denture service – generating removable replacements utilizing the roots of some teeth or a dental implants for support.
Implant-supported Fixed Crown and Bridge or Removable Dentures – generating non-removable restorations and/or removable dentures supported by permanent dental implants.
Reconstruction and Maxillofacial Services – rebuilding the teeth, jaw, palate, or other facial structures, to correct complex issues including TMJ dysfunction, and to assess the necessity for implant dentistry. This may need the services of several doctors.