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Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

Prosthodontics is the dental speciality pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes.

Overview

Prosthodontics is the dental speciality pertaining to the diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth and/or oral and maxillofacial tissues using biocompatible substitutes.

The sub specialities include –
1)  Fixed Prosthodontics
2)  Removable Prosthodontics
3)  Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
4)  Implant Prosthodontics.

Fixed prosthodontics is concerned with restoration of missing teeth with crowns, bridges and veneers. Removable prosthodontics is concerned with prosthesis which replaces the lost soft tissues and teeth. It includes both complete dentures and partial dentures made of acrylic or a combination of acrylic and metal.

Maxillofacial prosthodontics is concerned with the rehabilitation of patients with congenital or acquired defects in the mouth or face. These prostheses may include obturators, speech bulbs, palatal lifts, palatal augmentation devices and facial prosthesis like eyes, ear, nose, fingers and hand. The complex oral rehabilitation is carried out in a multi-disciplinary team approach consisting of maxillofacial surgeons, ENT surgeons, Plastic surgeons, Neurosurgeons, Speech and language pathologists and clinical oncologists.

Implantology deals with replacement of lost teeth with dental implants which is surgical component that interfaces with the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, denture, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor.

Objectives

  1.   Aims to replace the lost teeth and associated structure both intraoral and extra oral.
  2.   Aims to restore the function, esthetics and phonetics that lost because of tooth lose.
  3.   Aims to restore patient’s comfort and appearance.
  4.   Aims to teach and train the students to improve their clinical skills.
  5.   Aims to improve communications skills and patient management.
  6.   Aims to uplift the student’s confidence to manage his own dental practice.
  7.   Aims to motivate and guide students to join higher education programs.

Services

  1.   Complete and partial dentures
  2.   Cast Partial Dentures
  3.   Immediate Denture
  4.   Single Complete Denture
  5.   Complete Coverage Crown: Metal/ Metal ceramic/ All ceramic and Zirconia
  6.   Relining and Rebasing of dentures
  7.   Over Denture
  8.   Obturator: Acrylic/ Metal
  9.   Maxillofacial prosthesis – Acrylic/ silicon based
  10.   Implant
  11.   Cast Post
  12.   Splint (Hard/Soft)
  13.   Surgical Stent for implant and surgical procedures
  14.   Flexible dentures