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 […]

 

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, […]

National Prosthodontics Awareness Week–April 12-18, 2015

What is National Prosthodontics Awareness Week? The American College of Prosthodontists advocates for the valuable role that prosthodontists play on the dental team. To this end, our National Prosthodontics Awareness Week (April 12-18) focuses on raising public awareness about the critical importance of a healthy mouth. A healthy mouth and replacing missing teeth are necessary […]

 

Continuing Education at San Diego Prosthodontics

Dr. Recksiedler, Dr. Gulbransen and his grandson, Andrew   Continuing education in the field of Prosthodontics is very important at the office of SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS. March 12-14, 2015, Dr. Gulbransen attended the ACADEMY OF OSSEOINTEGRATION annual meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Gulbransen is proud to be a member of this specialist organization which meets […]

 

Are You Too Old for Dental Implants?

On March 4, 2015, in Blog, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Are you too old for dental implants?   It is a common misconception that dental implants are not appropriate for aging patients.  The good news is that dental implants can be placed in adult patients of any age as long as there is sufficient bone present to support the implants and your overall general health […]

What makes the office of San Diego prosthodontic specialist Dr. Harold Gulbransen office so special?

San Diego Prosthodonic Specialist Dr. Harold J. Gulbransen In today’s world, we know that you have a choice when it comes to your dental care. We encourage you to ask questions and involve yourself in treatment planning your care. We enjoy informing our patients about their oral health and all the treatment options available to […]

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 […]

Continuing Education in the Field of Prosthodontics at the office of Harold J. Gulbransen, DDS

    Today’s constantly evolving dental environment mandates practitioners in the specialty field of prosthodontics stay abreast of the latest techniques and materials available.  New procedures and techniques are always being developed.  To offer the best care possible to our patients, Dr. Gulbransen has taken classes and seminars throughout his professional career.  Ongoing continued education […]

 

Prosthodontists–Specialists in Tooth Replacement

  Prosthodontists: Specialists in Tooth Replacement   If you are considering tooth replacement with dental implants, the first step should be a consultation with a prosthodontist.  Why a prosthodontist?  The answer is simple.  Prosthodontists are the experts in tooth replacement, with two to three years of additional training after dental school in the restoration and […]

 

Newest Innovations in Implant-Supported Fixed Dentures

On February 1, 2014, in Blog, Dentures, Implants, Prosthodontic Technology, Restoration Options, by Joanne

Implant-Supported Fixed Dentures                               At SAN DIEGO PROSTHODONTICS, Dr. Harold Gulbransen is proud to offer the latest technology in fabricating implant-supported fixed dentures.  An implant-supported fixed denture replaces teeth when all or most of the teeth are missing in a patient’s upper or lower jaw.  This type of restoration is sometimes used when a patient […]