Some dental conditions involve severely compromised situations. This may involve multiple missing teeth, grossly crowded or poorly positioned teeth.
A common condition that is treated at our practice is Severe Tooth Grinding or Bruxism. These patients present with extreme wear on the teeth which may be sensitive to eating foods, or hot/cold liquids. Reconstruction of the teeth may involve crowns or ceramic veneers. Protecting the teeth from further wear can be very important to restore proper function and prevent tooth loss.
The Prosthodontist is especially trained to evaluate and treat complicated dental conditions. We often work together with other dental specialists to obtain the optimal treatment plan that is tailored for each patient. This coordination of multiple levels of treatment along with the sequencing of complex scenarios is an inherent responsibility of the Prosthodontist.