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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 role of Prosthodontist is equally important before and after surgical intervention.
Graduating from dental specialist college and then passing the board exams to become an oral surgeon, orthodontist or prosthodontist means everything if you are having dental implants, crowns, veneers or a dental makeover.
Prosthodontist & Implantologist Department of Dentistry Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute Vazhudavur Road, Kadirkamam Puducherry 605009, India.
A maxillofacial prosthodontist (AOC 63F) has completed a 1-year fellowship in the field of maxillofacial prosthetics.
The finding from this study showed that before 2000, when there was no specialist prosthodontist faculty member, the graduates were unaware of this boxing impression technique.
INTRODUCTION: Denture insertion represents the effort of series of carefully considered and exacting procedure on part of prosthodontist.
Rehabilitation of severely resorbed ridges is a challenge to the prosthodontist.
9) The complexity of the management of patients with AI should start with early diagnosis to prevent later restorative problems and the key participation of the prosthodontist in overall treatment planning.
Sometimes the loss is purely cosmetic - an unsightly gap in the smile - but more often, missing teeth affect the health of the entire mouth and possibly total health, says Sarasota prosthodontist Dr.
The Atlanta Center for Cosmetic Dentistry now has 3 accredited cosmetic dentists, as well as a prosthodontist.
Prosthodontist is probably the best person to identify the quality of smile.