What are the options when missing multiple teeth?

Part 2: Replacing Multiple Teeth Replacing multiple teeth can be achieved using one of several therapeutic options: a conventional fixed bridge, multiple single-tooth implant restorations, a fixed implant supported bridge, a removable partial denture, or an implant-assisted removable partial denture.  Treatment options vary with individual needs.  Appropriate space, gum tissue, underlying bone and overall health […]

 

What Are The Options To Replace Your Missing Tooth – Fixed Bridge

On December 7, 2015, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Prosthodontics, Uncategorized, by Scott Recksiedler

When replacing a missing tooth or multiple teeth, there are several acceptable therapeutic options. Depending on the number and health of the remaining teeth, options to replace missing teeth can include something “fixed” or “removable”. Both of these options can either be attached to the reamining teeth or to dental implants surgically placed in the […]

Is Your Cosmetic Dentist a Prosthodontist?  Ask.

Do you know if your cosmetic dentist is a prosthodontist?  Ask. The American Dental Association does not recognize cosmetic dentistry or implantology as dental specialties.  The following nine areas of dentistry are the only official ADA recognized specialties:  Dental Public Health, Endodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, […]

Implant-Supported Crown or Fixed Dental Bridge?

On October 15, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Implants, Uncategorized, by Joanne

Implant-Supported Crown or Fixed Dental Bridge?   If you are missing a tooth, there are many factors to consider when creating a treatment plan to replace your tooth. There are two accepted therapeutic approaches, either an implant-supported crown or fixed dental bridge, which both offer reasonable solutions for patients. Making a complex decision requires the consultation […]

Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?

On August 22, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Dentures, Implants, Restoration Options, Uncategorized, by Joanne

  Partial Denture or a Dental Bridge?  What is the difference between a partial denture and a dental bridge?   A partial denture is a dental prosthodontic appliance (artificial tooth or teeth) that can be removed from the mouth and cleaned like conventional dentures.  Partial dentures are often referred to as removable partial dentures or […]

 

Are you a Candidate for a Dental Bridge?

Are you a Candidate for A Dental Bridge?  What is a Dental Bridge?   If you are missing one or more teeth you may be a candidate for a dental bridge. Not only is a gap between your teeth unsightly, but other problems may arise as a result of the missing teeth. Missing teeth is […]

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In-House Dental Laboratory

On May 5, 2014, in Blog, Dental Bridge, Dentures, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, by Harold Gulbransen

      At SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS we have a fully equipped in-house dental laboratory on premises, staffed with two full-time, experienced dental laboratory technicians. This ensures complete control and timely delivery of superior quality customized crowns, bridges, dental implant restorations, dentures and facial prostheses. We do denture repairs on site for our existing patients.  If you […]