Prosthesis

What is Prosthetics?

Prosthodontics is also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry. Dental Prosthetics is the specialty in dentistry pertaining to the diagnosis, dental 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.

Prosthetics aims to restores optimum appearance and function to your smile.

Replacement of Missing Teeth - Esthetic Dentistry at Work

Decreased Facial Height is back to normal using Aesthetic Dentistry!

Replacement of Tooth immediately after Extraction

Crowns / Caps - Enhance the Esthetics and Function

In the following situations, crowns are indicated:

  • Root canal treated teeth with extensive loss of tooth structure.
  • When there is tooth fracture at gum level or extensive decay, a crown is indicated as the preferred treatment for teeth.
  • To enhance the esthestics & function sometimes on the developmentally malformed (weak teeth, discoloured), malposed or malaligned teeth crown is required.

A Bridge of Crowns

A bridge is a conjunction of crowns, to restore the missing teeth or tooth. Just like the normal bridge, support is taken from adjacent teeth to replace the missing teeth or tooth. Advantage is that it is fixed and self cleansing prosthesis and patient does not require to remove it at night.

Depending upon the extent of dental aesthetics & economy the different types of material are used to fabricate crowns and bridges.

  • Nickel chrome metal.
  • Gold.
  • Tooth Colored - Acrylic with / without metal coping Ceramic with / without metal coping.
  • Metal free - procera empress.

Flexible Removable Dentures

The age-old, heavy, thick, hard & removable partial dentures are now replaced with the modern light weight, thin & soft flexible dentures giving a sigh of relief to patients. These are popularly called as Vallplast Dentures the material is state of art Thermoplasticised Nylon denture work.

The advantage in this type of teeth treatment is that it is very kind to the soft tissues as well as teeth as does not have dental clasps wires / bars. There is no virtual irritation, denture soreness or ulcers which are commonly seen with acrylic dentures. These are effective in patients with known acrylic allergy. These are easy to clean and do not break if fallen also hence require less maintenance.