Prosthodontic Specialty Services
People with severe dental problems like moderate to severe wear, erosion, loss of several teeth and subsequent bite collapse, occlusal disease (bite problems) and occasionally TMD patients are candidates for a full mouth reconstruction.Full mouth reconstructions combine esthetics with the science of restorative dentistry to restore the health, function and beauty of the smile.
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (sometimes abbreviated to TMD or TMJD) is an umbrella term covering pain and dysfunction of the muscles of mastication (the muscles that move the jaw) and the temporomandibular joints (the joints which connect the mandible to the skull). The most important feature is pain, followed by restricted mandibular movement, and noises from the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) during jaw movement. read more
Most people probably grind and clench their teeth from time to time.Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and other oral health complications can arise. read more
During comprehensive exam we can screen you for the presence or absence of occlussal or bite problems. We look for specific signs and symptoms that are suggestive of occlusal disease and determine whether your bite is pathologic or adapted. Pathologic occlusion (bite) will lead to future oral health problem if left untreated. read more
Anterior tooth wear may be suggestive of an underlying occlusal diease (Bite problem) and should be evaluated by a specialist like prosthodontist who can diagnose the problem and treat it effectively and conservatively.read more
Frequent, loud snoring may be a sign of sleep apnea, a common and potentially serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts as you sleep.read more