What is Prosthodontics and What is a Prosthodontist?

Prosthodontics is an advanced, highly skilled dental specialty that focuses on the restoration or replacement of teeth. It is the only dental specialty recognized by the American Dental Association devoted to restoring or replacing teeth.

Prosthodontics is a higher level of dental care than general dentistry. It requires higher standards, longer, more intense education and training, and rigorous, continuing education. Prosthodontics offers you more skilled, more customized, more expert dental care. Exceptional care.

After completing four years of dental school, Prosthodontists undergo three additional years of specialized training in an American Dental Association accredited, university or hospital based post-graduate education program.

They receive extensive training in veneers, crowns, bridges, dental implants, dentures, and the correction of functional and aesthetic imbalances of a smile.

With this specialized training and years of professional experience, Dr. MariaElena Rodriguez, DDS is an expert at restoring or replacing cracked, broken or missing teeth. She offers a variety of state-of-the-art techniques that can renew, restore and reinvent your smile, even resolve life-long dental problems.

You can see Dr. MariaElena Rodriguez directly. Although other dentists often refer patients to Prosthodontists, you do not need a referral to see Dr. MariaElena Rodriguez.

You Should Seek The Expertise of A Prosthodontist If:

  • You’re missing teeth – one, more or all
  • You’re considering dental implants
  • You wear, or may need to wear, dentures or partial dentures
  • You want to enhance your smile
  • You need specialized help to restore your teeth to their natural form and function
  • You need total oral reconstruction