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274 Columbine Ave

Mondeor Medical Cntr

Columbine Ave

Johannesburg

2091

Gauteng

South Africa

-26.27725

28.01084

Dental Practitioners – Prosthodontists

A prosthodontist is a person how has already qualified as a dentist and has enhanced his skills by focusing in the cosmetic restoration and replacement of teeth. This line of specialised dentistry is also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry.

This specialist would have to complete a further four year full time course after the five years it takes to become a dentist. After about nines year of study one can qualify as a prosthodontists with a postgraduate leading to a Master’s MChD or MDent qualification. The primary aim of a prosthodontists is to restore the best possible appearance and function of a person’s smile. This is achieved by offering dental implants or dentures, as well as implementing crowns, overlays/ inlays and veneers.

Since this professional is also qualified as a dentist, a prosthodontist can also perform root canal treatment as well as other bite and jaw problems. Generally, these specialists would treat medical problems like Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), which is a general term that refers to pain and dysfunction of the muscles that move the jaw.

Professionals in this field are generally members of the Academy of Prosthodontics of South Africa (APSA), which is governed by the South African Dental Association (SADA). They are found both in private practice and academic institutions. One should make sure that the specialist prosthodontist you plan to consult is registered and qualified to treat your problem, whether you have a sore tooth, a dislocated jaw, or you just want to improve that winning smile.

You can find more information about dental practitioners like prosthodontist on our yellow pages website.

Dental Practitioners – Prosthodontists

A prosthodontist is a person how has already qualified as a dentist and has enhanced his skills by focusing in the cosmetic restoration and replacement of teeth. This line of specialised dentistry is also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry.

This specialist would have to complete a further four year full time course after the five years it takes to become a dentist. After about nines year of study one can qualify as a prosthodontists with a postgraduate leading to a Master’s MChD or MDent qualification. The primary aim of a prosthodontists is to restore the best possible appearance and function of a person’s smile. This is achieved by offering dental implants or dentures, as well as implementing crowns, overlays/ inlays and veneers.

Since this professional is also qualified as a dentist, a prosthodontist can also perform root canal treatment as well as other bite and jaw problems. Generally, these specialists would treat medical problems like Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ), which is a general term that refers to pain and dysfunction of the muscles that move the jaw.

Professionals in this field are generally members of the Academy of Prosthodontics of South Africa (APSA), which is governed by the South African Dental Association (SADA). They are found both in private practice and academic institutions. One should make sure that the specialist prosthodontist you plan to consult is registered and qualified to treat your problem, whether you have a sore tooth, a dislocated jaw, or you just want to improve that winning smile.

You can find more information about dental practitioners like prosthodontist on our yellow pages website.

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