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5 Common Misconceptions about prosthodontic Treatment

Posted on 4/10/2023 by Dr. David Wanserski
5 Common Misconceptions about prosthodontic TreatmentYou're probably familiar with a few misconceptions about prosthodontic therapy, as are most people. Therefore, let's clear up any myths about prosthodontics and debunk some of the most popular disbeliefs among people.

Prosthodontics Is Just Another Name for Dentures

Wrong! Prosthodontics is a dental care specialty that focuses on restoring and replacing teeth. This can include anything from crowns and bridges to implants and dentures. Also, dentures are one type of prosthetic, but they are not the only type.

Prosthodontic Treatment Is Only for Older Adults

No, Prosthodontics can help people of all ages, whether they need it or not. Thus, prosthodontic therapy may be beneficial if you want to restore your smile following an accident or improve your appearance.

Prosthodontic Treatment Is Expensive

While some prosthodontic treatments may be more costly than others, the overall cost of treatment will vary depending on your individual needs. However, in many cases, prosthodontic treatment can save you money in the long run by preventing further damage to your teeth and gums. Also, many dental insurance plans cover at least a portion of the cost of prosthodontic treatment.

Prosthodontic Treatment Is Painful

With modern advances in dental technology, prosthodontic treatment is usually much less painful than it used to be. As a result, many people report feeling little to no pain during and after treatment.

Prosthodontic Treatment Is Difficult To Care for

It's pretty simple to take care of your prosthodontic appliances. Frequent brushing and flossing are required. Avoid biting or chewing hard or sticky objects since they might harm your dentures. Your prosthodontic equipment can last for a long time if properly cared for. Also, your dentist or prosthodontist may guide you on maintaining them.

Now that you know the truth about prosthodontics, there's no reason to wait any longer to get the treatment you need! Contact our experts for the best prosthodontists today. We will help you achieve a healthy, beautiful smile.
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