Full Mouth Rehabilitation » Prosthodontics with Adit Naidu
Prosthodontics is one of the 13 official dental specialties recognised by the General Dental Council, the UK dental profession's regulatory body (a list of these specialties and accredited specialists can be found on the GDC Website).
Prosthodontics involves the replacement and restoration of damaged and missing teeth (and the associated hard and soft tissues) by the use of fixed or removable prostheses (dentures, bridges, crowns) which may also be supported or retained by implants.
A Prosthodontist is a dentist who has completed a further 3 years of a specialist training programme in the discipline and this ensures a higher level of expertise in the field. This training also includes knowledge of other dental specialties so that a treatment plan can integrate all the possible options and pathways available to ensure a high level of care.
Treatments that fall under the expertise of a Prosthodontist include:-
- Aesthetic dentistry
- Implant dentistry
- Complex Full Mouth Rehabilitations involving multi-disciplinary care
- Crowns and bridges
- Porcelain veneers
- Re-treatment of failing dentistry
- Complete and partial dentures
- Tooth wear
- TMJ and bite problems