Prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry which centers on the design, creation, and placement of replacements for missing or damaged teeth. Dental prosthetics can be used to treat cases ranging from a single tooth to an entire arch of teeth, and also enhance the appearance of patients' smiles. Prosthodontists are often trained to provide:
In addition to dental school, a prosthodontist must complete three additional years of advanced training in a prosthodontics program. These doctors specialize in creating customized treatment plans for even the most complex cases.