Prosthodontics literally means ‘replacing teeth’ and involves, as you would expect, finding the right solution for replacing any teeth you may have lost due to decay, extraction or accident. This can include one or more of other branches of dentistry such as dental implants and restorative dentistry.
The most common dental prosthetics are dentures, which have evolved a great deal since your grandparents’ day. Dentures in one form or another have been around for many years. The earliest recorded use of dentures was more than 2000 years ago. Today, dentures are better quality and more comfortable than ever before and can be made to match not only the colour of your natural teeth and gums, but the size and shape of your face, so they look completely natural.