What is a Prosthodontist?

   Prosthodontics is 1 of 9 dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association, yet many people don’t know what a prosthodontist does.  The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) is shedding light on these highly skilled dental specialists who help patients achieve their ideal smile and optimal oral health as part of National Prosthodontics Awareness Week (NPAW).

“If you had a heart problem you would go to a cardiologist, nor your general practitioner.  It is the same thing as going to the prosthodontist.  If you need specialized care you should have trusted care with a prosthodontist.

A prosthodontist has a three-to-four years of advanced residency training in solving oral health issues at an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited institution to learn surgical skills necessary  to place dental implants, use up-to-the-minute digital technologies to diagnose, replace and restore missing teeth with exquisite, stronger naturally beautiful implants, crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures, to full-mouth reconstruction,  as well as treating oral health issues affected by disease.    Introducing, Dr. Rachel Squier from “Treasure Coast Dental”, in Port St. Lucie is known as the “top” Prosthodontist on the Treasure Coast.  Educated at Harvard University and received her DMD degree from the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine in 1998.

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