Prosthodontics is one of the dental specialties involved in replacing a missing part of a tooth, many teeth or all teeth in the mouth, thus, a prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in the esthetic restoration and replacement of teeth. To achieve this goal the department is specialized in designing and fabricating crowns, bridges, veneers, inlays, complete and removable partial dentures and dental implants. The department is also competent in treating jaw joint problems ( mandibular joint), traumatic injuries to the mouth’s ,structure, congenital or birth anomalies to teeth, snoring, sleep, disorders and oral cancer reconstruction with prostheses.
Some of the common treatment procedures carried out in this department include Fabrication of Complete Denture, Removable Partial denture, Crowns for tooth, Bridges, night Guards, Porcelain veneers, cleft palate obturator and placement of dental implants.
Loss of part of mouth or face either as a result of congenital defect, trauma or surgery are managed by maxillofacial prostheses.
The department has a fully equipped ceramic and acrylic laboratory manned by skilled dental technicians, who can fabricate all types of dental prostheses designed by the prosthodontists in the clinics.
The prosthodontics department is dedicated to the highest standards of care in the restoration and replacement of teeth.
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