What Is a Prosthodontist?

Prosthodontics (also known as dental prosthetics or prosthetic dentistry) is one of the nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association (ADA). A Prosthodontist specializes in the diagnosis, restoration, and replacement of missing or damaged teeth and can restore oral function through the placement of restorations or prostheses (dentures, crowns, implants, etc.).

Smileboston’s founder, Steven D. Spitz is a prosthodontist and received an additional three years of advanced training after completing dental school. This specialized training must be completed at an ADA-accredited prosthodontic education program. Here, dentist are trained in state-of-the-art techniques and procedures for treating multiple, diverse, and complex dental conditions. They also learn how to restore the optimum function and esthetics of a smile.

Due to his specialized training, Dr. Spitz is called upon to work on more complex cases and those which are seeking truly optimal esthetic outcomes. His extensive training and experience gives him a unique understanding of restoring a healthy mouth and smile with the creation of tooth prostheses.

Prosthodontic treatment can literally redesign your smile with a number of different services including dental veneers, inlays/onlays, dental bonding, dental implants, dentures, teeth whitening, dental bridges, and dental crowns. Call our office at Brookline Office Phone Number 617-277-4100 to schedule an appointment today!