Meet Your Deerfield Beach Prosthodontist
First, it’s important to know about Prosthodontists in Deerfield Beach . A Prosthodontist is a dentist who, after +3 years of study, has specialized in Prosthodontics. This dental specialty is dedicated to the restoration and replacement of missing or damaged teeth.
Prosthodontists look not only at the teeth, but at everything that surrounds them: gums, lips and facial features. For this reason, they are sometimes called the “architects of smiles”.
In summary, prosthodontists are highly trained specialists who have knowledge of all the elements involved in creating or restoring a beautiful, functional and natural smile and recovering your oral health.
When To See a Prosthodontist
- When you have damaged or missing teeth.
- When you want to improve your dental and facial aesthetics.
- When you need to correct oral and facial problems.
Prosthodontists restore aesthetics, function and comfort by means of artificial elements. The objective is to restore damaged teeth, replace missing teeth, improve your aesthetics (dental or facial) and correct oral and facial problems.
Depending on your needs, the prosthodontist chooses the type of prosthesis, either fixed or removable, full or partial, to restore function and look of a patient’s smile.
Dr. Goetz has the knowledge and expertise to deal with simple to the most complex treatments from start to finish, handling both the clinical and laboratory aspects of the prostheses involved in the treatment.
Maxillofacial prosthodontists focus on procedures that involve the patient’s entire face, rather than just their teeth.
If you were born with abnormalities of the ear, teeth or palate, you may need the expertise of a maxillofacial prosthodontist, too. This specialty involves facial or jaw surgery. Maxillofacial prosthodontists work closely with plastic surgeons, dentists, neurologists, radiation oncologists, and speech pathologists.
Improving a patient’s overall quality of life is our main goal.
Why You Should See a Prosthodontist in Deerfield Beach
Benefits of Seeing a Prosthodontist in Deerfield Beach
Prosthodontist in Deerfield Beach
Depending on the type of restorative work you need in your mouth, procedures with a prosthodontist will vary in form and time.
- An initial comprehensive exam is key to determine the type of process you need.
- Following that, your teeth will be shaped, reshaped, removed if needed, in order to restore your smile.
- Many treatments will involve getting molds taken, x-rays if needed, and the treatment will vary from simple restoration like fillings to more complex procedures, for example, if dentures or an oral surgery are involved.
- These treatments may require follow-up visits to make sure your mouth has reacted positively and you are 100% comfortable with your new smile.
- Keeping good oral hygiene and regular checkups will help a lot to enhance your smile and keep the oral functions of your mouth.
TYPES OF TREATMENTS
Dental veneers are thin ceramic shells that cover the front surfaces of the teeth, providing an improvement in the color or shape of the teeth.
Commonly known as “caps”. They are dental restorations that cover the entire surface of the tooth. Made of porcelain fused to metal, zirconium or all-ceramic (porcelain), crowns are cemented onto a prepared tooth.
Implants are used to replace one or multiple teeth. This dental treatment is currently considered the standard treatment in case of missing teeth. They are a good solution to achieve desired esthetic and functional results for patients.
Fixed or Removable dental appliances especially designed to replace a set of missing teeth.
PROSTHODONTICS DEERFIELD BEACH FAQs
What is a Prosthodontist?
A specialist with advanced training in the field of Prosthodontics. Prosthodontists are highly qualified tin treatments that involve dentures, implants and any other kind of restoration that can repair and renew your smile.
When Should I See a Prosthodontist?
You should visit a prosthodontist when you have missing or broken teeth. If you need to restore and reconstruct your smile, or make it healthy again, you need to see a specialist who can deal with those restorations.
What Type of Restoration Does a Prosthodontist Do?
Dental implants, crowns, veneers, bridges, are all part of the prosthodontics field. Dr Goetz has the skill and expertise to deal with these treatments. However, if you’re just dealing with general check-ups or cleanings, you can also see a Dr. Goetz because general dentistry is also part of his field of work.
Will my Insurance Cover my Prosthodontic Treatment?
Dental Insurances cover general dentistry treatments, in general. But depending on the case and the type of plan you have you can get coverage for crowns or dental implants. The best way to know if your insurance will cover your prosthodontist treatment is to contact information the company. Ocean Breeze Prosthodontist is a fee-for-service office. That means patients pay for the fee at the time of service. However, if you have a PPO plan, our friendly staff will help you with all the paperwork for you to get your money directly reimbursed to your home.
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