A dental specialists that has trained and is certified in the restoration and replacement of broken teeth with crowns, bridges, or removable prosthetics (dentures).  This branch of dentistry also specializes in understanding the dynamics of the smile, preserving a healthy mouth, and creating tooth replacements.  Prosthodontists work closely with other dental practitioners in the care of restoring natural teeth, replacing missing teeth, and/or developing artificial substitutes for damaged oral and maxillofacial tissues.  Furthermore, prosthodontists are highly trained specialists with a unique understanding of all the elements that go into a beautiful, functional and natural-looking smile—not just the teeth, but also the gums, lips, and facial features.


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