1.Specialized expertise: Prosthodontists are dental specialists who have had advanced post graduate training beyond dental school in the areas of diagnosis and treatment planning of complex dental cases such as the All-On-4 and full-mouth dental implant procedures. They are considered the most qualified experts in the replacement of missing teeth with crowns, bridges and dentures supported by dental implants.
2.Leadership in the interdisciplinary approach: Complex dental cases such as the All-On-4 procedures require an interdisciplinary approach involving oral surgeons or periodontists, and often anesthesiologists. Prosthodontists, with their specialized training are chosen to coordinate team treatment to achieve optimal outcomes. They provide leadership to teams to insure that each member’s contribution is optimized.
3.Treatment planning: Prosthodontists excel in treatment planning complex dental cases such as the All-On-4 and full-mouth dental implant procedures. The complex treatments not the best solution for every patient with missing teeth and only a sound and thorough diagnosis based on advanced training can determine the most optimal individualized solution. Prosthodontist are able to visualized the final outcome of proposed treatment and the expected functional and esthetic aspects and are able to develop complex treatment plans based on a patient’s oral health. Through the use of advanced diagnostic procedures , prosthodontists provide the most efficient sequence of treatment.
4.Restorative solutions: Prosthodontist are skilled in providing the best state of the art restorative solutions to replace missing or damaged teeth with crowns, bridges, dentures, and implant-supported restorations. Prosthodontist have a deep understanding of dental materials used in creating lifelike restorations that look and function like natural teeth.
5.Complex prosthodontic treatment: Prosthodontist have advanced training to treat complex procedures such as full-mouth-dental implants and All-On-4 dental implants. These cases typically involve multiple disciplines such as oral surgeons, periodontists, and anesthesiologists. Treatment by individual experts in each respective specialty insures the most competent and efficient care for an optimum result. Prosthodontists are the only dental specialist trained to coordinate complex treatment among multiple dental specialties.
Patients benefit for the specialized expertise, advanced treatment planning, and the deep knowledge of restorative solutions of prosthodontists. Prosthodontists’ contribution to treatment is vital to the successful and long lasting outcomes of complex dental treatment such as the All-On-4 and full mouth dental implant procedures.