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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the replacement of missing teeth and related mouth or jaw structures by bridges, dentures, or other artificial devices.

pros′tho·don′tic adj.
pros′tho·don′tist n.
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Noun1.prosthodontist - a dentist who is expert in prosthodontics
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry
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The combined treatment plan with the prosthodontist and periodontist provided for the complete rehabilitation with full function and aesthetics.
In the meantime, to provide an immediate temporary solution and to enable the patient to recover socially, the maxillofacial prosthodontist constructed an eyeglasses-supported provisional prosthesis.
Gary Morris, a prosthodontist from Chicago; and Dr.
One of the main players, or, as Farris dubs him, the "quarterback" of this specialized team is Howard Chasolen, DMD, a Sarasota-based prosthodontist.
If you do not fancy the surgical aspects of the dental implant process, find a restorative dentist or prosthodontist who is willing to mentor you.
Larry Michael Over, DMD, is a Eugene maxillofacial prosthodontist.
A surgical guide was fabricated with the prosthodontist and used to ensure proper implant placement and angulation.
provide a new DVD in this edition, which contains 27 video clips of individual cases of dysarthria and apraxia of speech in a range of speaking tasks, as well as demonstrations of equipment and procedures and interviews with a prosthodontist and a speech-language pathologist.
She is in private practice as a prosthodontist in Oklahoma City.
D, a prosthodontist with the Chasolen Centre of Sarasota, says that more than half of his 40-something patients show problems that have been brewing for years.
Meanwhile, the prosthodontist in Baghdad, LTC Richard Druckman, made him an acrylic interim treatment partial.
Nishimura, DDS, a prosthodontist and Professor Emeritus, UCLA School of Dentistry, was appointed 2015-2016 president of AO at the organization's Annual Business Meeting.