The first appointment with your Prosthodontist is the most important. It lays the foundation for a great dental result. We are fortunate to live in an exciting time in dentistry. Today, we have access to cutting edge knowledge and new technology. Computer-aided design, lasers, dental implants and CAT scan x-rays are some of the technologies available. While they are useful, they are only a means to an end in achieving a satisfactory outcome.
Every patient presents a unique dental situation and a bespoke solution is required. Understanding YOUR needs are the first critical steps, in formulating the most appropriate treatment plan.
Prosthodontists are specialists in diagnosis, restoration and replacement of missing or damaged teeth. They are the 'original' smile designers. Their training focuses on managing complicated cases. A Prosthodontist will give you the time needed for a comprehensive examination and evaluation.
Evaluation may include:
When completed, further information may be required and you may need to attend for a second consultation. Once the Prosthodontist has all this information, a definitive plan or plans can be formulated. Several options are often presented to you.