Prosthodontics is a specialized area of dentistry which concentrates on the addition of dental prostheses to the mouth or jaw area in order to facilitate a better cosmetic look and improved functionality of the mouth and teeth. Prosthetics may be necessary for a number of reasons including decay of the jawbone or teeth as well as trauma to the face, head or neck area that has resulted in damage to the teeth or jaw area. Some of the conditions that are addressed under the prosthodontic specialty are:
- Bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw
- Occlusal trauma
- Temporomandibular joint disorder
Portola Dental Group is specialized in prosthodontics.