Tag Archives: Prosthodontist

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What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth onto them.
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Posted: Tuesday February 7, 2017


Whether you’re fixing a few minor problems with your teeth’s appearance or contemplating a complete “smile makeover,” you need to have confidence in the dentist performing the work. Your area may offer a lot of choices in cosmetic dentists, so it can be difficult to narrow your decision to one.
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Posted: Thursday October 27, 2016

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States?

The importance of cardiac health cannot be underscored.
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Posted: Wednesday December 16, 2015
Woman surprised that her dentures are stuck to an apple.

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Many dental patients in the Miami area suffer from tooth loss and opt for removable dentures to replace their missing teeth. However, some people make the mistake of thinking that their new dentures will last a lifetime and that they no longer need to see a dentist or prosthodontist because they do not have natural teeth.

Even patients who have a full set of dentures must still take good care of their gums, tongue and palate. The mouth should be brushed every day to increase circulation and to remove plaque. In addition, regular visits to the dentist or prosthodontist are still necessary. The doctor can look for signs of mouth diseases, check the fit of the dentures, and determine if they need to be adjusted or replaced. Continue reading

Posted: Wednesday December 9, 2015

A prosthodontist specializes in prosthodontics, one of only nine recognized specialties of the American Dental Association (ADA). Their focus is the cosmetic restoration and replacement of teeth. Continue reading

Posted: Wednesday August 26, 2015

At TM Prosthodontics, we often have patients ask us to explain the difference between a prosthodontist and a cosmetic dentist.  There is understandable confusion, especially since “prosthodontist” is not a term most people hear every day. Knowing these differences is important when considering your choices for tooth replacement therapy, cosmetic dentistry, or any oral specialty.

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Posted: Wednesday May 20, 2015

4.1.1A Miami prosthodontist certainly sees his or her fair share of senior patients – Miami consistently ranks in the top 10 cities in the United States with the largest senior citizen populations.

In treating patients who are 65 and over, a Miami prosthodontist typically treats a good number of patients with at least some tooth loss. While most people view tooth loss as an inconvenience and a cosmetic problem, research has shown that the problem can actually be indicative of other health and memory problems.

A study from a research team at the University College London (UCL) analyzed data from more than 3,100 adults aged 60 and over living in England. The study showed that people who had lost all their natural teeth performed about 10 percent worse in memory and walking tests than those who still had their natural teeth. Continue reading

Posted: Wednesday January 28, 2015